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Hello,

 

Im trying to figure out how to resize a picture to be printed out as a 5x7 photo. Do I change the pixel size or the print size?

 

Also I'm changing the dpi from 72 to 300 dpi, not sure if that makes a difference or not.

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In your case, you should change the Resolution and then change the Print Size.

 

21 minutes ago, AB480 said:

ok that didn't help me much.

 

That guide should have answered your question; maybe just not directly.  I recommend reading it once more to make sure you understand the concepts, and how they relate to your question.

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14 hours ago, AB480 said:

Im trying to figure out how to resize a picture to be printed out as a 5x7 photo. Do I change the pixel size or the print size?

 

Short answer:

 

For a 5x7 inch image printed at 300DPI (i.e. reasonable photo quality), make the image size 1500 x 2100 pixels. Ignore the DPI setting (which most find confusing).

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