SetMeasurements System Command

SETMEASUREMENTS System Commands

Set the default measurement system units.

setmeasurements [COORDINATE horz vert] [TEXT units] [RELATIVE units] [FROM ] [SAVE]

COORDINATE/k The measurement system units.

Options: INCHES | CENTIMETERS | MILLIMETERS | PICAS | POINTS | PRINTERPICAS | PRINTERPOINTS | CICEROS | DIDOTPOINTS | FEET | METERS | SAMEAS.

TEXT/k The measurement system for text.

Options: same as COORDINATES.

RELATIVE/k The measurement system for non-directional measurements. i.e., corner parameter in DRAWBOX.

Options: same as COORDINATES.

FROM/k Specifies whether the measurements are relative to the page or spread.

SAVE Saves to the PageStream3 Preferences file.

Notes:

SAMEAS is allowed for all but the horizontal measurement system. This sets the measurement system to the same as the horizontal system.

Examples:

setmeasurements coordinate inches points save

setmeasurements coordinate inches sameas text points

 

SetMeasurements  Command Definition  url:PGScmd/setmeasurements
  created:2006-03-31 10:52:56   last updated:2006-03-31 10:52:56
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User Contributed Comments For SetMeasurements
Dan Kilroy wrote...2006-05-03 20:34:20

Script command submitted from PageStream internal documentation. Needs to be checked and merged with the command documentation above.

Gets the {...} .

SetMeasurements ([COORDINATE hmsys vmsys][RELATIVE rmsys][TEXT tmsys] [FROM <PAGE|SPREAD>] [SAVE])


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User Contributed Comments For SetMeasurements