[scribus] 600 dpi
jschrewe at googlemail.com
Tue Jun 7 20:45:39 UTC 2011
On 7 June 2011 22:40, John Culleton <john at wexfordpress.com> wrote:
> 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
> printer has the ability to print 1200 x 1200 is for text, not illos.
The printer has a max resolution of 600x600 dpi . The rest is fancy
positioning of the dots. Though I wonder why a RIP should care wether ir
places dots for an photo or for a letter shaped image :-)
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