On Tue, 7 Apr 2009 09:36:41 -0400, Jeffrey Brent McBeth wrote:

> if you have 4800x9600 ppi, and you scan an inch square of material,
> you will end up with 4800x9600 pixels.  Thus the question if you are
> having a laugh, as your question seemed trivial.

Actually, you'll most likely end up with 9600x9600 pixel image in the
program, with the image simply stretched in the dimension that was scanned
with lower resolution.

Also, most consumer scanners are limited to 1200DPI (some even just 600DPI)
optically, and anything more is often simply interpolated by the scanner

< Jernej Simončič ><><><><>< http://eternallybored.org/ >

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