[scribus] 600 dpi
john at wexfordpress.com
Tue Jun 7 21:54:46 UTC 2011
On Tuesday, June 07, 2011 05:37:23 pm Ted Powell wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 07, 2011 at 04:40:08PM -0400, John Culleton 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
> > desktop printer has the ability to print 1200 x 1200 is for text, not
> > illos.
> The logo I wanted to include in my document was in a vector format, SVG,
> but Scribus didn't seem to want to deal with it, so I rasterized it as a
> 600x600 PNG. Is there some better way I could have handled this?
That is what I would do (and have done).
If you created it in e.g., Inkscape you could save it as an eps file. That
would preserve it in vector form. Don't know if that would be better or worse.
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