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Paper size related tools

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This module provides tools to manipulate paper sizes, that is:

  • a dictionary of several named standard names (e.g. A4, letter) , with their respective sizes (with and height);
  • functions to convert sizes between units;
  • functions to manipulate paper orientation (portrait or landscape);
  • tools to parse paper sizes, so that you do not have to worry about the format of paper sizes provided by your user, it being a4 or 21cm x 29.7cm.

What’s new?

See changelog.


This module is compatible with both python 2 and 3.

See the end of list for a (quick and dirty) Debian package.

  • From sources:

  • From pip:

    pip install papersize
  • Quick and dirty Debian (and Ubuntu?) package

    This requires stdeb to be installed:

    python --command-packages=stdeb.command bdist_deb
    sudo dpkg -i deb_dist/python-papersize-<VERSION>_all.deb


  • Current python version:

    python test
  • All supported python versions (using tox):



The documentation is available on readthedocs. You can build it using:

cd doc && make html

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