image size limit?

Richard Gaskin ambassador at
Fri Oct 29 17:51:49 EDT 2004

Frank D. Engel, Jr. wrote:
> That can be a more substantial problem when printing.  At 1200 dpi, 4096 
> pixels would be less than 3.5 inches wide.  May not seem too bad for 
> most types of printing (yes I know it will be stretched), but for 
> high-quality professional printing...
> And yes, there are some 4800 dpi printers available, probably even 
> higher resolutions by now.

I haven't confirmed this, but I believe that the issue is the size of 
the image object, not it's resolution.  So to print a 4800px image at 
1200dpi is just four inches across, which should be well within 
QuickDraw's limits.

  Richard Gaskin
  Fourth World Media Corporation
  Ambassador at

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