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In article <20020602222752.SLNE5116.mtiwmhc23.worldnet.att.net@alan>, Alan Womack <email@example.com> writes >My particular 1270 with Photoshop 5.5 and windows 98SE has shown this >type of behavior when I used fractional DPI's to make an exact size >print. I always try to round my dpi close now and banding is very much >less. > I am interested to hear about this Alan, for two reasons. Firstly, I have used exactly the same equipment and have never experienced banding as a consequence of this approach which is, in fact, my normal mode of operation - adjust the print size and let the ppi fall where it may as long as it isn't higher than 720ppi. Secondly, this should not result in banding, given the processes involved. A non-integer ppi applies equally to the vertical as the horizontal axis, so any artefact of the rendering process should apply equally in either direction (excluding bugs). Banding is an error that predominates in one direction over another, so it should not be a consequence of rendering from a non-integer resolution image. Certainly you have more dots in the horizontal axis with most Epson printers, but that is the same no matter what resolution the image is, fractional or integer. What driver version are you using? -- Kennedy Yes, Socrates himself is particularly missed; A lovely little thinker, but a bugger when he's pissed. Python Philosophers - Turn off HTML mail features. Keep quoted material short. Use accurate subject lines. http://www.leben.com/lists for list instructions.