On Sat, Sep 12, 2009 at 12:27 AM, Michael J. M. <for...@gimpusers.com> wrote:
> Hello all,
> I experimented with the resolution settings in the gimp --> scale image
> menu.
> The resolution does not seem to have any effect on the rendering of the image
> on a computer screen.
> It has no effect on file size either.
> I checked this by scaling and saving the same image in 3 different
> resolutions
> (but no other changes):
> 72dpi, 300dpi, 600dpi.
> When opening them again all were rendered at the same size on the screen.
> I concluded that the dpi setting is only used by printers.
> Is this correct?

No, if you turn off View->Dot for dot then the DPI relative to your
display DPI is used to scale your view of the image.
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