Convert Feet (ft) to Points (pt) | ft in pt

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This quick and easy calculator will convert Feet (ft) to Points (pt) and show formula, brief history on the units and quick maths for the conversion.

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Quick Reference for Converting Feet to Points

pt = ft x 867.24
Quick Rough Maths
To get the Points, multiply the number of Feet by 867.2
Feet (ft) in 1 Point
There are 0 Feet in 1 Point
Points (pt) in 1 Foot
There are 867.24 Points in 1 Foot

Unit Information

Symbol: ft
Unit System: Imperial

What is the Foot?

The foot is a unit of length in the imperial unit system and uses the symbol ft.

One foot is exactly equal to 12 inches. It is also exactly equal to 0.3048m. One yard is comprised of three feet.

The foot is just behind the metre in terms of widespread use due to its previous popularity. The US is the only developed country that still uses the foot in preference to the metre.

The UK still uses feet to express human height more than metres.

Symbol: pt
Unit System: Typography

What is the Point?

The point is a unit of length in the field of typography and uses the symbol pt.

It is the smallest unit in the world of typography. There are 12 points in a pica.

In physical printing methods / press systems, the point size is the height of the metal press body on which the font's letters are made. When applied to the digital type space, letters are designed around a theoretical size, an em square which is scaled to the relative point size (when specified of course!).

Conversion Tables for Feet (ft) to Points (pt)