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Measure Units

The XtraSpreadsheet allows you to select a unit of measurement for various distance values of a workbook (such as column width, row height and page margins). To set a single unit of measurement, use the SpreadsheetControl.Unit property or the Unit property of the IWorkbook object returned by SpreadsheetControl.Document.

Unit of Measurement

Description

How to Use

Document Document (1 document unit is equal to 1/300 of an inch). This is a default measure unit of a workbook. Set the Unit property to DocumentUnit.Document.
Centimeter Centimeter (1 inch is equal to 2.54 centimeters) Set the Unit property to DocumentUnit.Centimeter.
Millimeter Millimeter (10 millimeters are equal to 1 centimeter) Set the Unit property to DocumentUnit.Millimeter.
Inch Inch Set the Unit property to DocumentUnit.Inch.
Point Point (1 inch is equal to 72 points) Set the Unit property to DocumentUnit.Point.
Pixel Pixel (1 inch is equal to 96 pixels). You can use this unit to set column width. Use the following properties to set column width in pixels.
Worksheet.DefaultColumnWidthInPixels
Column.WidthInPixels
Character Character (the width of the zero character in the font specified by the built-in Normal style). You can use this unit to set column width. Use the following properties to set column width in characters.
Worksheet.DefaultColumnWidthInCharacters
Range.ColumnWidthInCharacters
Column.WidthInCharacters

A workbook's units of measurement specified by the Unit property are used in the following cases.

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