[Scribus] Transparent tif bug and related thoughts

Aurelien orl
Thu Mar 1 15:59:54 CET 2007

On Thu, Mar 01, 2007 at 06:47:47AM -0800, avox wrote :
> Aurelien Roux wrote:
> > 
> > Le Thu, Mar 01, 2007 at 04:29:22AM -0800, avox a ?crit :
> >> 
> >>  
> the
> bitmap data. Any PDF renderer must make sure that the bitmap data is scaled
> to cover that area.
> Printer agencies usually specify a minimum resolution to avoid ugly raster
> effects
> when the document is printed at high resolution. If you upsample your images
> from 150dpi to 300dpi manually the result shouldn't be the better as if you
> embed
> the images at 150dpi in the first place (unless the print agency does some
> really
> strange stuff with your PDF).

OK, that's the way I've proceeded till the bug I've reported yesterday.

> I guess they just said 300dpi because you loose quality if you have less and
> you dont
> gain much quality if you provide a higher resolution (just wasting memory).
> So your approach will likely produce some rasterisation effects in the final
> print. 
> If you want to check beforehand, you can print a section (eg. one of the
> persons)
> in original size on an A4 color printer and look at it from a distance.

It's fine, I already printed one at the real size, and it was fine.
So no matter. Just hope they won't be problems at the agency 

> /Andreas
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