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Scribus => Beginner Talk => Topic started by: Rik on October 20, 2020, 09:41:27 am

Title: exporting image in given resoltion and size
Post by: Rik on October 20, 2020, 09:41:27 am
hello all, great that this forum exists. I have an odd problem: i am trying to export a scribus page as an image (png) in a given resolution and size, but cannot get it to work. Whenever i increase the resolution, the size also increases. Is this correct? There must be a way to do this, right?
Title: Re: exporting image in given resoltion and size
Post by: RodneyLee on October 20, 2020, 04:05:44 pm
if not you can always use GIMP to size it and keep the DPI, if your doing jpeg that maybe the issue if I recall it always displays at 72 dpi (or did at one tim)
Title: Re: exporting image in given resoltion and size
Post by: utnik on October 20, 2020, 05:29:38 pm
hi rik

when you increase the resolution in ppi, the size will stay (at 100% by default) – but the image size in px (in other words the real resolution of the exported image) will increase. that's what a higher resolution setting is used for!

utnik
Title: Re: exporting image in given resoltion and size
Post by: a.l.e on October 20, 2020, 05:45:59 pm
hi rik

if you have higher expectations, i think you'd better export to pdf and then convert the pdf to an image.
with a conversion tool or a bitmap editing program.

you can even create a python script in scribus that does it for you.

ciao
a.l.e