RE: Graphics question

Subject: RE: Graphics question
From: Fred Ridder <docudoc -at- hotmail -dot- com>
To: <info -at- spectrumwritingllc -dot- com>, <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 10 Mar 2010 14:04:02 -0500


Oops. Double those numbers I quoted. I was calculating based on 1200x1200 pixels in the original rather than 2400x2400.

-FR

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> Subject: RE: Graphics question
> Date: Wed, 10 Mar 2010 14:00:02 -0500
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> Tammy Van Boening wrote:
>
>
>
> > I have a JPEG image from a client that is sized at 2400 x 2400. I need to
> > use this image for the front page of a manual and it needs to fit completely
> > an 8.5 x 11 in page. What do I have to do/how do I resize/rescale this image
> > to so that I don't lose any clarity/color/sharpness, etc. but still fill the
> > page completely?
>
>
> You cannot make a square image completely fill a non-square space without either distorting it (stretching it vertically) or cropping it (cutting off part of the image from one or both sides). It's not *quite* a square peg in a round hole, but it's still not something that can be made to fit exactly.
>
> If filling an 8.5x11 page is an absolute requirement, and distorting the image is unacceptable, you either have to make up about 350 rows-worth of pixels for the top and bottom of the page where no pixels exist (and no image exists), or else you have to throw away about 275 columns-worth of pixels from the sides of the image where the image won't fit on the page.
>
> -Fred Ridder
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References:
Graphics question: From: Spectrum Writing
RE: Graphics question: From: Fred Ridder

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