# pica (PostScript) to line conversion

Conversion number between pica (PostScript) and line [ln] is 2. This means, that pica (PostScript) is bigger unit than line.

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

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

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

Result in line

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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)) / ((254/120000)) = 2 line
• 1 line = (exactly) ((254/120000)) / ((254/60000)) = 0.5 pica (PostScript)
• ? pica (PostScript) × ((254/60000)  ("m"/"pica (PostScript)")) / ((254/120000)  ("m"/"line")) = ? line

### High precision conversion

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

Decimal places: (0-800)

pica (PostScript)
Result in line:
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### pica (PostScript) to line 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 line:
Click to select all

## Details about pica (PostScript) and line units:

Convert Pica (PostScript) to other unit:

### pica (PostScript)

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

Convert Line to other unit:

### line

Definition of line unit: ≡  1⁄12 in.

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