[pdftex] screenshots into PDF

Heiko Oberdiek oberdiek at ruf.uni-freiburg.de
Thu Sep 20 17:46:58 CEST 2001

On Thu, 20 Sep 2001, Allin Cottrell wrote:

> Does anyone know how to preserve the physical dimensions of a screen
> window (i.e. in inches or centimeters) when making a screenshot and
> putting it into PDF?  If I snag a shot to PNG (using "import", xv or
> whatever), then view the PNG on screen it appears exactly the same
> size as the original window, but when it's included in a PDF file it
> appears larger (and overrruns the margins).  I'm puzzled, because the
> screen resolution is 72x72 and my understanding is that that's also
> the default resolution for PNGs saved by, e.g., import.

You can try to set \pdfimageresolution.

  Heiko <oberdiek at uni-freiburg.de>

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