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

Jeffrey Silverman jeffrey.d.silverman at gmail.com
Wed Feb 10 13:26:07 CET 2010

On Wed, Feb 10, 2010 at 3:47 AM, a.l.e <ale.comp_06 at xox.ch> wrote:
> 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.

Well, *I* know that, but it is easier to say "don't resize" because
clearly th OP does not know that. No sense in creating additional
confusion all at once; I prefer to layer the confusion on slowly.


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