> I work with a proprietary software package that imports image files
> (in this
> case, large tiffs containing hi-res images of architectural plans),
> and large
> plans, especially if you import five or six of them, tend to choke the
> application.
> It was suggested that I open these images in Photoshop and save them
> as
> pdf's.
> In PS, I can open them, save them as PDF's, task complete.
> In GIMP, the same exercise yielded pdf's that were of low resolution,
> and, in
> some cases, I believe, not true to the original scale of the tiff
> images (a
> very important factor to the software in which the ultimate images
> will be
> utilized).
> Can someone clue me in as to how I can open these large tiffs in GIMP,
> save
> or export them as pdf's, and preserve the original resolution (or
> viewing
> quality) and the same scale?

Gimp is definitely the wrong tool for for this.

You have one answer, but you might also want to look at Scribus to
import your tiffs and produce pdfs.

Particularly if you wish to add annotations


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