[Taxacom] Page size of BHL generated PDFs

Steve Halford halford at sfu.ca
Wed Mar 27 11:35:37 CDT 2013

 Are you scanning the pages at high resolution?  A higher than necessary
resolution will result in a page displaying on screen much larger than the
original.  Usually about 150 dots per inch is sufficient for a clear image.


Steve Halford (halford at sfu.ca)
Museum Technician
Department of Biological Sciences
Simon Fraser University
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Burnaby, B.C. Canada               Phone
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On Wed, Mar 27, 2013 at 5:34 AM, Dilrukshan Wijesinghe <
dpwijesinghe at yahoo.com> wrote:

> My recent attempts to make PDFs from journals in the Biodiversiy Heritage
> Library collection have resulted in PDFs with very large page sizes - they
> have to be viewed at about 25-30% or less to appear 'normal'. Clearly I
> must be doing something wrong. Any suggestions for ensuring the PDFs
> generated retain their original page sizes would be appreciated.
> Priyantha
> D. P. Wijesinghe
> dpwijesinghe at yahoo.com
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