But Fred, that requires me to load the image into the GIMP first, which I
can't do because something about the image's physical dimension is too
large.  I need to adjust the resolution BEFORE loading into the GIMP...

s/KAM


----- Original Message -----
From: "Fred Bazolo" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
To: "gimp users" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
Sent: Thursday, January 09, 2003 6:14 AM
Subject: Re: [Gimp-user] TIFF File Resolution Change



hey Kevin,

Just do "Image" -> "Scale Image" and adjust the dpi accordingly. That seems
to
work.

Fred

On Wednesday 08 January 2003 23:52, Kevin Myers wrote:

> Hello,
>
> Does anyone out there happen to know of a utility that can simply change
> the image resolution values that are imbedded in a TIFF file?  For
example,
> I would like to be able to change 200 dpi to 400 dpi and thereby reduce
the
> output size of the image by half, while maintaining the same pixel count.
> I don't want to waste a bunch of time reading and writing the actual pixel
> data, rather just directly replace the resolution values instead.
>
> Why would I want to do that?  Well for one thing, it would just be handy
> sometimes to maintain relative image quality while changing the image
size.
> But primarily I need this at the moment because it might allow me to work
> around a bug in gimp 1.2.4 that seems to be triggered by exceeding a
> certain physical dimension size limit for an image (NOT a maximum file
size
> or pixel count)
>
> I think that perhaps this can be accomplished with ImageMagick, but I
don't
> seem to be able to figure out the proper command line parameters.
>
> Thanks in advance for any ideas.
>
> s/KAM
>
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