conversion chart for pixel->pica->inches->millimiters?
> Do you have a handy conversion chart for the various 'spatial'
> coordinates that we use in the style sheet proposal?
1 in = 25.4 mm = 72 pt = 6 pa
The naming of these will become an issue -- the less significant the
I enclose some code to do the pt to px conversion (which is the only
one I support so far). The source code of xdpyinfo.c has an
explanations of the issues.
display_pt2px = (25.4 / 72.0) *
(((double) DisplayWidth(display,screen)) / ((double) DisplayWidthMM(display, screen)));
int pt2px(double pt)
return (int) ((display_pt2px * pt) + 0.5);
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