Re: RE: tifs at 240 dpi worth redoing?

Subject: Re: RE: tifs at 240 dpi worth redoing?
From: Robert Lauriston <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Tue, 10 Nov 2009 08:33:20 -0800

dpi is meaningful relative to the originals only if the dimensions were
specified, e.g. if you said you wanted the photos 6" wide.

If you place a 240 dpi image in FrameMaker at 300 dpi, it will be 300 dpi in
the PDF (unless you set Acrobat to downsample), but 20% smaller. E.g. a 6"
wide image will be 4.8" wide.

If you place it at 240 dpi, you'd be most likely to notice any artifacts
when printing, or when viewing the PDF at, say, 400%.

On Tue, Nov 10, 2009 at 8:25 AM, Nancy Allison <maker -at- verizon -dot- net> wrote:

> Curiouser and curiouser! The original images *are* at 240 dpi, which
> surprises me. Thanks for all the info, Al. I love this list!
> I will be investigating the whys and wherefores. It could be that no one
> else is surprised by this and I did not understand something I heard
> originally!
> --Nancy

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