# pica (PostScript) to span conversion

Conversion number between pica (PostScript) and span [　] is 0.018518518518519. This means, that pica (PostScript) is smaller unit than span.

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

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

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

Result in span

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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)) / (0.2286) = 0.018518518518519 span
• 1 span = (exactly) (0.2286) / ((254/60000)) = 54 pica (PostScript)
• ? pica (PostScript) × ((254/60000)  ("m"/"pica (PostScript)")) / (0.2286  ("m"/"span")) = ? span

### High precision conversion

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

Decimal places: (0-800)

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

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

visual:
pica (PostScript)span
00
100.18518518518519
200.37037037037037
300.55555555555556
400.74074074074074
500.92592592592593
601.1111111111111
701.2962962962963
801.4814814814815
901.6666666666667
1001.8518518518519
1102.037037037037
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## Multiple conversion

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

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

Convert Pica (PostScript) to other unit:

### pica (PostScript)

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

Convert Span to other unit:

### span

Definition of span unit: ≡ 9 in. of chiefly historical interest

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