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

a.l.e ale.comp_06 at xox.ch
Wed Feb 10 17:03:40 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.

> 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.

well, telling the user that gimp will make the picture look terrible is imo not really a way to avoid confusion...

in the future, people googling for "scribus gimp" have now some chances to get their answer from this post...

but, yes, you're right: scribus *can* resize the image in the way you described!


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