[texhax] \scalebox and resolution

Hartmut Henkel hartmut_henkel at gmx.de
Sat Aug 26 18:07:03 CEST 2006

On Sat, 26 Aug 2006, David C. Walden wrote:

> >If the real resolution matters, you will have to scale the pictures
> >down by an external tool like convert, without any scaling in the
> >.tex sources.
> So, if the printing company says it needs 300dpi for an image to print
> well and I have a 72dpi JPEG that someone sent me, I cannot get the
> required 300 dpi just by being willing to have the image be
> one-quarter of its original size and using \scalebox with a scale
> factor of .24???

sure, you can get effective 300dpi on paper for this case by this
scaling operation. If this was the idea of your original question, i
have just misunderstood it.

Regards, Hartmut

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