[reportlab-users] Compute the "ideal" image size

Enrique Bazalar Uribe alephsystem at gmail.com
Sun Jan 5 10:43:12 EST 2020

El dom., ene. 5, 2020 9:50, Lele Gaifax <lele at metapensiero.it> escribió:

> Hi all, and happy new year!
> When I produce a PDF with some embedded bitmap image, I always face the
> problem of finding a good balance between resulting PDF "weight" and
> overall
> printout quality.
> In other words, in a page where I put a particular JPEG image in a square
> box
> of 5 cm, what size (in pixels) should I use for the image without wasting
> too
> much disk space embedding un-resized multi-mega-pixels image as obtained by
> modern digital cameras in the PDF?
> I understand that the answer is conditioned on the printer technology used
> to
> render the PDF on paper and probably other factors... so, assuming it's
> some
> modern-but-common inkjet printer, what would you suggest as a reasonable
> relation between a box sized in "PDF points" and the related JPEG image
> "pixels"?
> Thanks in advance,
> ciao, lele.
> --
> nickname: Lele Gaifax | Quando vivrò di quello che ho pensato ieri
> real: Emanuele Gaifas | comincerò ad aver paura di chi mi copia.
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