Isn't Patrick saying, basically, that since my screen has a fixed physical
resolution, that's about the limit i can expect to actually get?

On Fri, Feb 22, 2008 at 3:38 PM, David Gowers <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

> You can use Image->scale image to directly set the DPI.
>  In X11 it's possibly to directly set the dpi of the screen; however
> if you did that, printing would probably be huge (as patrick says,
> typical display devices are 75..100 DPI)
>
> If it were me, I'd write a  script I could use from GIMP to set image
> DPI to 300,300. the pdb call needed is
> gimp-image-set-resolution (image, 300, 300)
>
> On Sat, Feb 23, 2008 at 8:47 AM, ChadDavis <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> wrote:
> > I'm trying to take some screen captures that will be used in a book.
>  How do
> > I set the resolution / dpi of the screen capture device?  I tried
> setting
> > the defulat new image parameters, but it doesn't seem to be used by the
> > screen capture device.
> >
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