[scribus] 600 dpi

Ted Powell ted at psg.com
Tue Jun 7 22:38:12 UTC 2011

On Tue, Jun 07, 2011 at 04:44:56PM -0400, John Ghormley KJ4UFG wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 7, 2011 at 4:25 PM, Ted Powell <ted at psg.com> 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.
> >
> > --
> > Ted Powell
> >
> Ted,
> Most Scribus users, somewhat mistakenly, call a print shop a printer.  Since
> Scribus is not intended to print to a local printing device but rather to
> create a file for submission to a print shop, when we say printer, we
> usually mean print shop.  Confusing to many who use DTP software, but when
> you realize the majority of users probably use Scribus for typesetting and
> layout of commercial projects, then you begin to understand the misnomer.

Thanks for the clarification! The one time I've used an actual print
shop was about twenty years ago, doing copy for letterhead/envelopes for
the IPPNW, International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War.
Took the PostScript to them on 5.25" floppies.

(I see that both IPPNW and U and I Type Services are still active, and
IPPNW are still using what appears to be the same logo.)

Ted Powell <ted at psg.com>   http://psg.com/~ted/
The best way to get to know a system is to tinker with it. --leb

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