[scribus] importing pictures and resolution

Gregory Pittman gregp_ky at yahoo.com
Mon Sep 28 14:08:19 CEST 2009

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.


More information about the scribus mailing list