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I am trying to create a Latex document and the specification for the same asks for a 12 pitch font. After reading a bit about "pitch" I understand that I should be using a monospaced font like Courier. But I have not been able to figure out how to set the "pitch" for the font. This is a proposal and I have to abide by the specs. I would really appreciate any help.

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"12 pitch" means that 12 letters will span 1 inch. try setting a string of letters in a monospace font at 10pt and measure off 12 letters; it will probably be pretty close. (this is equivalent to an "elite" font on a typewriter; a 12pt font is usually pretty close to 10 pitch, a typewriter "pica" font.) – barbara beeton Jan 23 '14 at 7:26
Any news here? Did Barbara's suggestion help you solve the problem? – Paul Gessler Mar 24 '15 at 12:13
Wikipedia: Pitch (typewriter) – Heiko Oberdiek May 13 at 18:18

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