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Re: [Inkscape-devel] UX help

Alec Burgess
Brynn: (some/all?) Europeans use a comma instead of a decimal point so
25,4 means 25.4
see: google  [countries that use comma for decimal point] -->
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Decimal_mark
Regards ... Alec
On 2017-02-07 Tue 3:26, brynn wrote:

> Example: an A4 is 210 mm x 297 mm. Let's convert it in px using the 90 DPI
> convention:
>     210/25,4*90 = 744 px
>     297/25,4*90 = 1052 px
> "
> I think it uses math symbols that I don't understand.  (I've learned math with
> that ancient world of inches, feet and yards, rather than metric system.)
>
> Is it 210 divided by 25?  If it is, why do you divide by 25?
>
> I think 4* 90 means 4 times 90, but I don't understand where the 4 comes from.
> And the comma is foreign to me, if it means anything more than pause.
>
> Thanks again,
> brynn
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: LucaDC


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Regards ... Alec


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