Enter the measurement in inches into the calculator to determine the measurement in twips. This calculator can also evaluate any of the variables given the others are known.

Inches To Twips Formula

The following formula is used to calculate the conversion from inches to twips.

T = I * 1440


  • T is the measurement in twips
  • I is the measurement in inches

To calculate the conversion from inches to twips, multiply the measurement in inches by 1440. The result will be the equivalent measurement in twips.

What is Inches To Twips?

Inches to Twips is a conversion factor used in typography and digital imaging. A twip (twentieth of a point) is a unit of measurement that is equal to 1/1440th of an inch or 1/20th of a point. It is commonly used in desktop publishing and graphic design to ensure precision and accuracy. Therefore, converting inches to twips helps in maintaining the exact size and position of an image or a text in a document.

How to Calculate Inches To Twips?

The following steps outline how to calculate the Inches To Twips using the formula T = I * 1440.

  1. First, determine the measurement in inches (I).
  2. Next, use the formula T = I * 1440 to calculate the measurement in twips (T).
  3. Finally, the result will be the measurement in twips (T).

Example Problem:

Use the following variables as an example problem to test your knowledge.

Measurement in inches (I) = 5

Using the formula T = I * 1440:

T = 5 * 1440

T = 7200