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Printed photo is much larger than supposed to be


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I have a 825 pixels x 1125 pixels photo, 300 pixels/inch,

making it a size of: 2.75 inches x 3.75 inches.

However when I prepared to print this:

i.e. copying the image and pasting it onto an open office file or microsoft word file

(as I need to safe a file with photos for the printing shop),

the size of the image shows as almost covering an entire A4 sheet.

Why is that and not the set size?

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Because the only electronic device that you own that uses DPI is your printer.

All your screens use 96PPI. As I pointed out in a previous post this equates to an image that is 8.59 inches x 11.72 inches (825/96=8.59 and 1125/96=11.718). Close to an A4 page yes?

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