[Table of Contents] [Search]


[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: A4 PAPER



Peter (or any other precocious informant)--

Is there a standard grain direction in A4, as there is in 8.5 x 11 (long)?

Sam

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...
>
>p.
>
>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.
>>
>>Thanks
>>
>>Tom
>>
>>
>>
>
>>>     In schoen gebunden Buechern blaettert man gern.     <<
>
>Peter D. Verheyen
><Email>                               mailto:pdverhey@dreamscape.com
><Webmaster>              http://www.dreamscape.com/pdverhey
><Listowner>    Mailto:Book_Arts-L-request@listserv.syr.edu
>
>
Sam Lanham (slanham@hctc.net)


[Subject index] [Index for current month] [Table of Contents] [Search]