# pica (PostScript) to point (TeX) conversion

Conversion number between pica (PostScript) and point (TeX) [pt] is 12.045. This means, that pica (PostScript) is bigger unit than point (TeX).

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

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

Result in point (TeX)

?
 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)) / ((254/722700)) = 12.045 point (TeX)
• 1 point (TeX) = (exactly) ((254/722700)) / ((254/60000)) = 0.08302200083022 pica (PostScript)
• ? pica (PostScript) × ((254/60000)  ("m"/"pica (PostScript)")) / ((254/722700)  ("m"/"point (TeX)")) = ? point (TeX)

### High precision conversion

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

Decimal places: (0-800)

pica (PostScript)
Result in point (TeX):
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### pica (PostScript) to point (TeX) conversion chart

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

visual:
pica (PostScript)point (TeX)
00
10120.45
20240.9
30361.35
40481.8
50602.25
60722.7
70843.15
80963.6
901084.05
1001204.5
1101324.95
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## Multiple conversion

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

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

Convert Pica (PostScript) to other unit:

### pica (PostScript)

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

Convert Point (TeX) to other unit:

### point (TeX)

Definition of point (TeX) unit: ≡  1⁄72.27 in .

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