Re: Graphics question

Subject: Re: Graphics question
From: Chris Morton <salt -dot- morton -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Wed, 10 Mar 2010 11:32:08 -0800

Please tell us what application you are using to create this piece.

On Wed, Mar 10, 2010 at 11:30 AM, Spectrum Writing <
info -at- spectrumwritingllc -dot- com> wrote:

> Okay, I can increase the size and keep the aspect ratio to meet the length
> and then I would need to crop 1.25 inches from each side of the image and I
> can without losing any part of the image because it's a big logo on a solid
> background. How can I crop exactly 1.25 in from each side? I know about
> cropping tools, but none seem to give options for a specific amount to cut.
>
> Thanks!!!
>
> TVB
>
> Tammy Van Boening
> Owner/Principal
> Spectrum Writing, LLC
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>
> You cannot make a square image fit a rectangular box without incurring some
> distortion in one dimension. You can, however, decide to trim some from the
> left and right edges to get it to fit. An alternative, if you don't want to
> lose any portion of the original image, is to insert the square image on
> the
> page and fill the remaining space with a solid color or whatever.
>
> > Chris
>
> On Wed, Mar 10, 2010 at 10:37 AM, Spectrum Writing <
> info -at- spectrumwritingllc -dot- com> wrote:
>
> > All,
> >
> >
> >
> > 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?
> >
> >
> >
> > Thanks,
> >
> >
> >
> > TVB
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > Tammy Van Boening
> >
> > Owner/Principal
> >
> > Spectrum Writing, LLC
> >
> > www.spectrumwritingllc.com
> >
> > info -at- spectrumwritingllc -dot- com
> >
> >
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Graphics question: From: Spectrum Writing
Re: Graphics question: From: Chris Morton

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