[sugar] [Cross Posted] High res screenshots of Sugar

Sayamindu Dasgupta sayamindu
Fri Oct 10 12:02:26 EDT 2008

On Fri, Oct 10, 2008 at 9:24 PM, Bert Freudenberg <bert at freudenbergs.de> wrote:
> Am 10.10.2008 um 17:11 schrieb Sayamindu Dasgupta:
>> Hello,
>> The Turkish team is trying print sugar manuals and they need high res
>> (300 dpi ??) screenshots of sugar for that. Any idea on how to do that
>> ?
> Can you tell them that's a silly request? A screenshot, by definition, is
> limited to the screen resolution.

Yeah - that's what confused me :-S

> If it's too hard to educate their art department, just make a screenshot and
> adjust the dpi in PhotoShop to 300. They won't notice.

But don't you think the print process will break in that case ?

> Or do what OLPC's PR does, fake the screenshots in illustrator. Eben
> certainly has a lot of them lying around.

Problem is that the mockups/illustrator stuff are not in Turkish.

> If you *really* wanted to get fancy, run Sugar inside a VNC server of say
> 12000x9000 pixels at 2000 dpi. Sugar is designed to be scalable to all
> resolutions so in theory this should work. In practice you'll find there are
> some things that are not really scaled.

Fonts will probably be messed up in that case.


Sayamindu Dasgupta

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