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From Arved Sandstrom <Arved...@chebucto.ns.ca>
Subject Re: internal unit of measure
Date Wed, 03 Jan 2001 10:39:55 GMT
At 12:04 PM 1/3/01 +0530, G Seshadri wrote:
>What is the unit of measure adopted in the internal representation for
>lengths? If i print out the size of inline space I get 2780 for its value.
>How do I convert this number back to the "number of spaces". I hope iam
>making sense!

millipoints, with 1000 millipoints to one point, or 72,000 millipoints to 1 
inch. So the space you refer to is 0.98mm.

Arved

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