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Units

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Unit

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Inch

2,54 cm

Pica

A unit of measurement equaling 12 points, or 1/6 inch, or (~4,23 mm) in the Anglo-American point system. The Didot equivalent of a pica is called cicero.

Point

A unit of measurement equaling .01383 inch, the basis of the Anglo-American point system. The Didot equivalent, called corps, measures .01483 inch.

Dido point

Unit of type measurement in Europe (except Britain); 1 Didot point = 0. 3759 mm.

Cicero

A unit of measurement used to measure typefaces. It is equal to 12 Didot points, a slightly larger continental European counterpart to the American and British point.

 


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