Change of DPI (Set DPI vs. Resize)

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Re: Change of DPI (Set DPI vs. Resize)

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Please try XnView 1.96 beta
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Re: Change of DPI (Set DPI vs. Resize)

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xnview wrote:Please try XnView 1.96 beta
Does not work properly.

1. Open an image. Go to "resize"-dialog.
2. Change DPI ("units"). The "screen size" changes.
3. Now check "Keep Print Size". Repeat step 2. The same result.

Thus the checkbox makes no difference.

The result of step 3 is correct, but not in step 2, it should change "print size" instead.
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Bug:

Let all checkboxes be checked (makes "Print size" greyed). Now change the "Screen size". Result = "Print size" is changed (even though greyed) + the DPI changes too, slowly.
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Re: Change of DPI (Set DPI vs. Resize)

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Troken wrote: 3. Now check "Keep Print Size". Repeat step 2. The same result.
When 'Keep print size' is checked, you can't change 'print size'.
Let all checkboxes be checked (makes "Print size" greyed). Now change the "Screen size". Result = "Print size" is changed (even though greyed) + the DPI changes too, slowly.
'Print size' is changed due to round precision...
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Re: Change of DPI (Set DPI vs. Resize)

Post by kimi »

It is a bit confusing.

When you use Resize feature alone, the size in pixels is changing fine. But on the other hand, the original DPI of image remains unchanged which affects how big the image is displayed on screen, that misleads about the real size.

Later, when I change DPI of particular image using "Set DPI" after "resizing" the same image, then the actual/real image size (in cm or inch) displayed correctly on screen (on monitor) based on DPI setting. I wish resize and Set DPI features were combined to eliminate the confusion.

I'm a very old user of XnView Classic here. :wink: