# stick to pica (PostScript) conversion

Conversion number between stick and pica (PostScript) is 12. This means, that stick is bigger unit than pica (PostScript).

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

### Enter the number in stick:

Decimal Fraction Exponential Expression
 stick
eg.: 10.12345 or 1.123e5

Result in pica (PostScript)

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

### Calculation process of conversion value

• 1 stick = (exactly) (0.0508) / ((254/60000)) = 12 pica (PostScript)
• 1 pica (PostScript) = (exactly) ((254/60000)) / (0.0508) = 0.083333333333333 stick
• ? stick × (0.0508  ("m"/"stick")) / ((254/60000)  ("m"/"pica (PostScript)")) = ? pica (PostScript)

### High precision conversion

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

Decimal places: (0-800)

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

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

visual:
stickpica (PostScript)
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10120
20240
30360
40480
50600
60720
70840
80960
901080
1001200
1101320
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## Multiple conversion

Enter numbers in stick and click convert button.
One number per line.

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

Convert Stick to other unit:

### stick

Definition of stick unit: ≡ 2 in . of chiefly historical interest

Convert Pica (PostScript) to other unit:

### pica (PostScript)

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

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