[scribus] 600 dpi

John Culleton john at wexfordpress.com
Tue Jun 7 20:11:05 UTC 2011

On Tuesday, June 07, 2011 09:24:58 am Gregory Pittman wrote:
> On 06/07/2011 09:03 AM, Tom Connolly wrote:
> > Someone recently posted he has his tiffs at 600 dpi. AFAIK, no printer
> > needs--indeed can use--more than 300 dpi. At 600 all you're doing is
> > making a bigger file, with no benefits of sharper images.
> I think this  is a bit of a distortion. For _most_ purposes, 300dpi
> should be adequate.
> For high-resolution printing commercially, 600 or even greater may be
> desired. I'm not sure that once you get to 1200+ that it gets so easy to
> see further improvement in the visible quality, unless you're talking
> about printing to a very large format.

My favorite printer wants 300 dpi for photos and 600 dpi for line art. 
John Culleton
Wexford Press
"Death Wore Black"
Police procedural
by retired police chief Bill Redding
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