On Fri, Jun 25, 2010 at 4:45 PM, Philip Rhoades <p...@pricom.com.au> wrote:
> OK, so now the next question is:  If the original is recognised by
> "identify" as a 1 bit per pixel image, why doesn't Gimp keep it that way
> when opening the file?  At 300dpi there is no real issue with "jaggy"
> edges - is it just a judgement call that a conversion to grey scale is
> likely to give the best result for most situations and the file size is
> a secondary consideration?

If the image was produced as 1bpp to begin with, I don't think
converting to Greyscale will help a lot. Maybe with rotation, but
otherwise, there should be little advantage.

Branko Vukelić


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