On Thu, 2008-07-03 at 16:26 -0500, Chris Mohler wrote:

> If I copy an embedded image to the clipboard in AI CS3, and then do
> File->Acq->From Clipboard, the resulting image is enlarged somewhat.
> If I copy the image and then paste into a new AI doc, then save it as
> PNG and open in GIMP, the size/DPI is correct.  Pasting from GIMP into
> Illustrator works as expected - no size/DPI change.

AI most probably assumes some DPI settings for the clipboard. Note that
it hands a bitmap to GIMP and there's no way that AI and GIMP can
communicate the DPI settings when the image is passed over the
clipboard. So it needs to make some assumptions.


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