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This generator makes this type of graph paper.

Given length of a side **x**...

Tip to tip across the hex is 2**x**.

Height of the hex flat side to flat side is 2**x**(sqrt(3/4)) or about 1.732**x**.

Area of the hex is 1.5(**x**^2 (sqrt(3)) or about 2.56**x**^2.

**Example: Making graph paper with 4 hexes per square inch**

Hexagon with a side length of x... The area of that hex would be about...

2.6 (x^2)

So for 4 hexes per square inch...

4 * 2.6 (x^2) = 1

x^2 = 1/10.4

x^2 = .096

x = .31 inches per side.

**Extra:** 1 sq. in. per hex ~= 0.6204

- 4 hexes per SQUARE inch. Grey
- 5 hexes per SQUARE inch. Grey
- 4ish hexes per LINEAR inch. Black
- 5ish hexes per LINEAR inch. Black

in other formats (such as PNG or SVG images), check out mkhexgrid.

It has some additional options for labeling your grid as well.

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