[scribus] 600 dpi

John Culleton john at wexfordpress.com
Tue Jun 7 20:40:08 UTC 2011

On Tuesday, June 07, 2011 04:25:50 pm Ted Powell wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 07, 2011 at 04:11:05PM -0400, John Culleton wrote:
> > On Tuesday, June 07, 2011 09:24:58 am Gregory Pittman wrote:
> > [...]
> > My favorite printer wants 300 dpi for photos and 600 dpi for line art.
> FWIW, my HP CLJ 2605dn does up to 1200x1200 black and 600x600 colour,
> and it's a quite modestly priced machine.

Printed text is in some form of vector format. To reproduce it crisply 
requires much higher dpi when it is rasterized late in the prepress 
processing. For commercial printers 2500+ is common. The reason your desktop 
printer has the ability to print 1200 x 1200 is for text, not illos.  
John Culleton
Wexford Press
"Death Wore Black"
Police procedural
by retired police chief Bill Redding
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