[Chimera-users] How to save high resolution image?
pett at cgl.ucsf.edu
Thu Apr 19 10:35:57 PDT 2012
As far as I can tell, POV-ray images don't have the DPI setting
specified in the Chimera interface. Always seems to be the screen
DPI. There is a ticket for this problem now:
#10683 (POV-ray not honoring DPI setting) – Chimera
However, non-POV-ray images have the right DPI.
UCSF Computer Graphics Lab
On Apr 19, 2012, at 9:12 AM, Elaine Meng wrote:
> Hi Yogendra,
> In the "File... Save Image" dialog, if you want to enter "dpi" you
> need to turn on "Use print units". Then you can specify a "Print
> resolution(dpi)" value, and image width and height in units of
> length (for example, inches) instead of pixels.
> Please send questions to the chimera-users address only (not the
> chimera-bugs address).
> Elaine C. Meng, Ph.D.
> UCSF Computer Graphics Lab (Chimera team) and Babbitt Lab
> Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry
> University of California, San Francisco
> On Apr 18, 2012, at 10:37 PM, Yogendra wrote:
>> Dear Sir,
>> I am a new user of Chimera software. I am using this software for
>> purposes (i.e. research publications). I am trying to save the
>> image with more
>> then 600 dpi but every time i am ending up with an image of 96 dpi.
>> I am using
>> the POV-Ray method for image improvement but everything is going to
>> the drain
>> when taking the final print of the document. Can you please help me
>> ho can i
>> save a high resolution image? I am briefly describing my protocol
>> of image
>> 1) I am making a density map of particular PDB file.
>> 2) loading in the Chimera and adjusting the volume by volume viewer
>> 3) Coloring it using described colors
>> 4) Using Pov-Ray for increasing effects on plane
>> 5) Increasing the pixels to about 5000 in the pixel option
>> 6) finally trying to save an image with 600 or 1200 dpi.
>> But at the end of this, i am just getting an image of 96 dpi every
>> time. Can you
>> please help me out to make an image of higher dpi (600, 1200 or
>> more if
>> It will be very much helpful for me if can do it. I am stuck at
>> this point.I am
>> badly waiting for your reply whether i can do it or should i look
>> for some
>> another software.
>> Yogendra S Rathore
>> Research Scholar
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