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  • Gordon Lane
    Mar 6, 2005
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      Please note that your reply will now only go to
      the original sender

      The dpi affects the print quality, for instance a commercial printer
      requires all photos scanned at 300 dpi which equates to 150 lines per inch
      which is magazine quality printing.


      Gordon Lane
      Alberta Family Histories Society
      712-16th Ave NW,
      Calgary, AB, T2W 0J8


      >-----Original Message-----
      >From: owner-dist-gen@...
      >[mailto:owner-dist-gen@...] On Behalf Of The Gauthiers
      >Sent: Sunday, March 06, 2005 10:46 AM
      >Cc: dist-gen@...
      >Subject: Re: A SCANNING QUESTION
      >Please note that your reply will now only go to the original sender
      >Rene and I have both been using the technique of "stitching"
      >two scanned images together.
      >However, Rene has the better software for it. It works quite
      >well for originals that won't fit on your scanner.
      >However; I don't know why your friend thinks that a higher dpi
      >translates into two scans.
      >The scanning resolution is not linked to size of the original.
      >It is a function of the scanner.
      >If the article fit on your scanner before, you just need to
      >select a higher "dpi" resolution in the software.
      >----- Original Message -----
      >From: "ANN WILLIAMS" <astridge@...>
      >To: "- Dist-gen" <dist-gen@...>
      >Sent: Sunday, March 06, 2005 9:23 AM
      >> Please note that your reply will now only go to
      >> the original sender
      >> I had previously scanned a newspaper article to a contact of mine and
      >> has asked me this:
      >> "Would you mind rescanning the article to at least 300 dpi
      >(I know you
      >> will have to do at least two parts but as long as the two parts are
      >> parallel then I can match up the two parts to make one large
      >image, then
      >> send it off to get printed out in more or less the original size."
      >> I have 3 questions: (1) would it work if I enlarged the newspaper
      >> article to cover two pages and scanned it through the Xerox
      >> scanner I use (no idea of its specifications), or (2) is there anyone
      >> out there who can suggest a professional place or would be
      >able to do it
      >> with their scanning equipment, or (3) should I forgot about
      >> and simply mail him a photocopy?
      >> Thanks for any suggestions,
      >> Ann Williams
      >> http://www.afhs.ab.ca
      >> http://www.family-roots.ca


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