[scribus] importing pictures and resolution

John Beardmore John at T4sLtd.co.uk
Thu Oct 8 15:38:41 CEST 2009

Gregory Pittman wrote:
> On 09/28/2009 07:51 AM, Thomas Kratz wrote:

>> Hi,
>> I'm getting pdfs from different people in order to make a magazine.
>> When I directly put them in to scribus with the "Bild laden" function, 
>> the resolution is shown as 72dpi.
>> When I import them into gimp, I can choose the resolution 300dpi and 
>> then save them as tif, and then the resolution in scribus is shown as 
>> 300dpi in the proper size.
>> Is it possible to get the pdfs into scribus directly with 300dpi? Or 
>> how do I do it best, if the gimp-way is not perfect.
> You should be able to specify a higher resolution of imported PDFs when 
> you export to PDF, at which time the PDFs will be resampled for the output.
> This might be an opportunity to get your contributors to use Scribus so 
> you could use Scribus files instead to put your magazine together.

To avoid resampling, could it be possible to import at the existing 
resolution ?

Cheers, J/.
John Beardmore,MSc EDM (Open),B.A. Chem (Oxon),CMIOSH,CEnv,AIEMA,MEI
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