[Scribus] Screen shots
Thu Aug 2 16:25:16 CEST 2007
Well after a little research I'm using the import command from
Imagemagick. I'm grabbing screen shots at 1200 dpi. Prints are still a
little off. Way better quality then before but still not good enough.
The files I'm working with are about 30-50 mb in size when converted to
300dpi, 4" x 1" - 1.5". Printing directly from Scribus seems to help a
Thanks for the help thus far,
On Thu, 2007-08-02 at 15:59 +1000, rcook at pcug.org.au wrote:
> > On Wed, 01 Aug 2007 18:58:45 -0600
> > Matt Gushee <matt at gushee.net> wrote:
> >> though if you could rig your PrintScreen key to dump to a
> >> file instead of the printer, that might work.
> > The way to do that would possibly be to set your default printer to
> > cups-PDF,
> > then try it.
> Well I went and took a screen shot with the Gimp, on my system this turned
> out close to 100dpi each way, though not exactly.
> http://members.pcug.org.au/~rcook/scribus/opendocux100dpi.jpg (61 Kbs)
> Then in the Gimp, I did an image rescale, 300dpi each way and increased
> the width and height by 3 times
> http://members.pcug.org.au/~rcook/scribus/opendocux300dpi.jpg (202 Kbytes)
> Next I took my camera, a 3 Megapixel canon and took a shot of the screen
> and cut the relevant bit out here
> http://members.pcug.org.au/~rcook/scribus/opendocuCamera.jpg (295 Kbytes)
> An lastly I put them all into a Scribus document and made a pdf
> http://members.pcug.org.au/~rcook/scribus/screenshots.pdf (602KBytes)
> Taking photos of screens with a camera needs a bit of work, but as far as
> I can tell, the original 100dpi screenshot out of the Gimp is as good as
> anything else
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