Malcolm Tredinnick <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:

> On Wed, 2005-03-23 at 01:00 +0100, cedric wrote:
>> When creating a new document, we have two fields. I've always used the 
>> same value but if they are 2 it is certainly because there is one. So 
>> does anybody know in what cases X and Y should be different ?
> Think about printable media (not just images for the screen). There are
> many printers that can print at different densities in the horizontal
> and vertical direction (e.g. 720 x 1440 dpi or 1440 x 2880) as there
> highest dot density. So if you were trying to work precisly, pixel-for-
> pixel, you might want to set the resolutions appropriately.

Right. Game and screen design is an another use case.

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