Really Understanding PPI, DPI, and a cool online tool...

Discussion in 'Hints and Tips' started by gcuneo2, Jun 10, 2012.

  1. gcuneo2

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    I'm realizing that people can get confused in figuring out the differences between Pixels Per Inch and Dots per inch. For example: a font with a size of 72 is 1 inch tall, because there are 72 vertical points to an inch in printing. So that means a font with a size of 36 is yes, sit down, only 1/2 inch tall.

    This link has a very simple calculator, and a nice explanation on it:

    http://tiporama.com/tools/pixels_inches.html

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