[thelist] Print Page Dimensions

Joshua Olson joshua at waetech.com
Tue Nov 25 08:57:43 CST 2003

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Jono Young" <Jono at brookgroup.com>
Sent: Tuesday, November 25, 2003 9:43 AM

> On 11/25/03 9:25 AM, "Rob Smith" <rob.smith at THERMON.com> wrote:
> > Does anyone know the exact pixel dimension for a standard printable
space on
> > an 8.5" x 11" sheet of paper? A4?
> There are 72 pixels in 1  inch.

This is not correct.  The basic unit of print measurement is "point", of
which there are 72 per inch.  The number of pixels a printer puts into an
inch is completely up to the physical limitations of the printer and the
drivers installed on the computer running the printer.

Joshua Olson
Web Application Engineer
WAE Tech Inc.

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