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Re: A4 PAPER
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- Subject: Re: A4 PAPER
- From: Sam Lanham <slanham@xxxxxxxx>
- Date: Sat, 13 Jun 1998 08:15:52 -0400
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Peter (or any other precocious informant)--
Is there a standard grain direction in A4, as there is in 8.5 x 11 (long)?
At 06:57 AM 6/13/98 -0400, you wrote:
>A4 is the rest of the world format for stationary... and = 29.7 x 21 cm A5
>= 21 x 14.8, A6 =14.8 x 10.5... Going the other way, A3 =42 x 29.7, A2 =
>59.4 x 42, A1 = 84 x 59.4, A0=118.8x84 of meter2
>Incredibly rational system for paper sizes based on folding a meter2, not a
>square in half...
>At 09:47 PM 6/12/98 -0900, you wrote:
>>Just bought the book DECCROATIVE HANDMADE PAPER by Jane Mansfield and found
>>it to be a good book on decorative paper and some new tricks on making some
>>great looking paper projects. But I am lost when she mentions "4A sheet."
>>Nothing in the glossery and I even asked my British friend and she came up
>>blank. I kind of assume it is a regular sheet of 8 1/2 by 11 inches. I'm
>>sure some one can set me straight on this matter.
>>> In schoen gebunden Buechern blaettert man gern. <<
>Peter D. Verheyen
Sam Lanham (slanham@xxxxxxxx)