[Scribus] ISO page sizes
Fri Feb 4 12:55:41 CET 2005
On Friday 04 February 2005 12:26, Pierre Abbat wrote:
> I'm looking at the page size selector in Scribus, and the dimensions for
> ISO paper sizes (A0, B0, etc. - why no C?) are slightly off. All these
> sizes are defined as powers of the eighth root of 2 times a meter and then
> rounded to millimeters. So B0, going by the irrational value, is
> 1000.000*1414.214, which is rounded to 1000*1414 - but Scribus says it's
> 1000.478*1413.933. Similarly A0 is 840.896*1189.207, rounded to 841*1189,
> but Scribus says it's 839.611*1188.155. All the other A and B sizes are
> computed by dividing sides alternately by 2. The Scribus dimensions are
> rounded to points, but the sizes are defined in millimeters.
Scribus uses points internally for everything.
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