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samartin
09-27-2002, 02:15 PM
Hi all...

Just a quick question, when I create an image from lightwave 2 use as an A4 image wot screen size should I use, I have opted 4 2560x1920 which is 640x480 @ 400%, is this going 2 b any good ???

cheers

frog
09-27-2002, 03:19 PM
Well it depends what it's for. If you want to print an image at 300 dpi an A4 document at that res would be 2480x3508.

@200 dpi 1654x2339

@72dpi 595x842

Does that make any sense or have I misunderstood your question?

samartin
09-27-2002, 03:25 PM
Yeah that does answer my question, basically I have no print experience and I am doing the front cover for a tender so I guess I need to print at 300dpi... How do u come by the sizes u supplied ??? oh and thanx 4 that and I assume the size u gave is landscape, and portrait would b reversed ???

frog
09-27-2002, 05:51 PM
Hehe, the size I gave is portrait. Landscapeis the other way round.

Got my dimensions by entering parameters in the Photoshop 7 "new document" dialog. :)

samartin
09-27-2002, 08:32 PM
:rolleyes: DOH !!!

wot a dumb@ss... I don't know wot's going on this week, total brain mash but u're help is much appreciated... :thumbsup:

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