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    Quizzical Pursuit
    —The Architecture Puzzler

    Created by Dave Guadagni

    Solution to Last Week's Puzzler
    Architecture Puzzler #106

    Question

    The most common unit of measurement for determining a font height is called a "point" (as in 18-point Helvetica). How long is a point? How high is 12-point type?

    Answer

    A "point" is 1/72 inch (0.35 millimeters), which would make 12 point about 1/6" (4.2 millimeters)high.
     


     

    Okay, got it? Now try this week's Puzzler:

    http://www.ArchitectureWeek.com/quiz.html


     

    Dave Guadagni, AIA, is an architect with Robertson/Sherwood/Architects

    Quizzical Pursuit is Copyright 2002, Dave Guadagni.

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