# pica (PostScript) to barleycorn conversion

Conversion number between pica (PostScript) and barleycorn is 0.5. This means, that pica (PostScript) is smaller unit than barleycorn.

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Switch to reverse conversion:
from barleycorn to pica (PostScript) conversion

### Enter the number in pica (PostScript):

Decimal Fraction Exponential Expression
 pica (PostScript)
eg.: 10.12345 or 1.123e5

Result in barleycorn

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 precision 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 [info] Decimal: Exponential:

### Calculation process of conversion value

• 1 pica (PostScript) = (exactly) ((254/60000)) / ((254/30000)) = 0.5 barleycorn
• 1 barleycorn = (exactly) ((254/30000)) / ((254/60000)) = 2 pica (PostScript)
• ? pica (PostScript) × ((254/60000)  ("m"/"pica (PostScript)")) / ((254/30000)  ("m"/"barleycorn")) = ? barleycorn

### High precision conversion

If conversion between pica (PostScript) to metre and metre to barleycorn is exactly definied, high precision conversion from pica (PostScript) to barleycorn is enabled.

Decimal places: (0-800)

pica (PostScript)
Result in barleycorn:
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### pica (PostScript) to barleycorn conversion chart

 Start value: [pica (PostScript)] Step size [pica (PostScript)] How many lines? (max 100)

visual:
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## Multiple conversion

Enter numbers in pica (PostScript) and click convert button.
One number per line.

Converted numbers in barleycorn:
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## Details about pica (PostScript) and barleycorn units:

Convert Pica (PostScript) to other unit:

### pica (PostScript)

Definition of pica (PostScript) unit: ≡ 12 points .

Convert Barleycorn to other unit:

### barleycorn

Definition of barleycorn unit: =  1⁄3 in. of chiefly historical interest

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