[scribus] using Gimp to resize photographs is very poor design

a.l.e ale.comp_06 at xox.ch
Wed Feb 10 09:47:42 CET 2010

hi jeffrey,

> You can and should resize images in Scribus. i.e. Scribus does provide
> that feature. Shrinking it in the GIMP will make it look terrible[1],
> so don' t do that.

you must have a strange version of gimp...

as soon as you know how many dpi you want (you should know it from the beginning...) and the size of the picture in the document you can safely resize the image in gimp.

depending on the type of work you're doing it is worth to use a resized image or just add a full blown image into an image frame.

> Try shrinking the image bounding box to the desired size and then
> choosing "fit image to frame" or whatever the option is called.

this is indeed the way to set the output size in scribus. however the image does not get edited (which may be what you are looking for...)


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