Re: Printing images

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Posted by Jonah on March 22, 2000 at 23:20:51:

In Reply to: Printing images posted by jeremy on March 22, 2000 at 12:41:03:

Hi. I know this can be a problem, because these are large, high-resolution images. If you print the image out of your browser, you are limited to the smallest image, because anything else will spill out of the window. This is partly because of the actual size of the image, and partly because of resolution. The browser displays images at 72 pixels per inch (ppi). Thus, if a picture actually has a resolution of 144ppi, the browser will make it appear to be double its actual size. But I have to include high-resolution images, because 72ppi is just too low of a resolution for quality printing.

The best solution is to download the images completely, and them view and manipulate them in a graphical program. The best is of course Adobe Photoshop, but free programs work fine. I use JPEGView for a Mac, and LViewPro for a PC. These are free, and they will print the image at its actual size, even in high resolution.

If you continue to have problems, post a detailed description of what you're doing and what's going wrong, and possibly someone else can offer other suggestions.

Jonah Winters

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