[texshop] TeXShop 4.13

Bruno Voisin bvoisin at icloud.com
Sat Oct 13 19:17:04 CEST 2018

> On 13 Oct 2018, at 15:46, Richard Koch <koch at uoregon.edu> wrote:
> However, finding a definition of "points" is hard. I did discover an entry called
> 	NSRulerView.UnitName
> This variable has four values:
> 	centimeters
> 	inches
> 	picas
> 	points
> Each is a link, leading to no information.
> That's what I know. It is not like there is a secret definition I'm keeping hidden.

Hi Dick,

Sorry if my messages left the impression this is what I meant: I didn't.

Further inside the NSRulerView doc,


seems to say a point here is a PostScript point (1/72 inch).

So I have no idea why 30 pt within this context seems to amount to 4 characters for Menlo 12 pt.


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