Convert chain (Gunter or Surveyor) to point (DTP or PostScript)
Selected category: length.
Definition and details for chain (Gunter or Surveyor):
Chain (Gunter or Surveyor) is a traditional unit of length used by surveyors equal to about 20.11 meters. Gunter chain was introduced by the English mathematician Edmund Gunter (1581-1626) in 1620.
Definition and details for point (DTP or PostScript):
DTP point (pt) is the desktop publishing point used by typographers and printers. It is defined to be equal to 1/72 of the Anglo-Saxon compromise inch of 1959 (25.4 mm), which is approximately 0.0139 inch or 352.8 micrometers. DTP point is sometimes called PostScript point also.