[SPAM] Re: [Scribus] 250-300 page book

Craig Bradney cbradney
Wed Jan 5 23:59:08 CET 2005

On Wednesday 05 January 2005 23:45, David Christian Berg wrote:
> > Any tips on preparing screenshots for print? I want my books to look top
> > notch. Currently, I do the screen capture with GIMP, change the image
> > mode to greyscale, then use the scaling window in GIMP to change the
> > graphic to 300x300 DPI, then I rescale the size of the picture. It looks
> > fuzzy on the screen (in Scribus), but when I print it on my 600 dpi laser
> > it looks good.
> >
> > >From GIMP, I save the screen catpures as TIFF for use in Scribus.
> What I'd do ist just capture the screen, convert it to grayscale (both
> using the Gimp) and save it in a folder. Then import it in Scribus. This
> is where you scale the picture to the size you need in your document and
> get the right clipping.

You should really be setting the DPI in Gimp. Scribus will scale appropriately 
on import.

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