Asked • 06/03/19

Word to GIMP pasted image too small?

I paste an image from Microsoft Word 2010 into GIMP 2.6.10 using `Edit → Paste as → New Image`, but the pasted image is less than half-size (1280x800 down to 553x347). Pasting into an existing blank 1280x800 image makes no difference.On the other hand, pasting exactly the same clipboard entry into Windows Paint works beautifully, producing a razor-sharp 1280x800 image, and furthermore, pressing Ctrl+C in Paint, then going to Gimp and pressing Shift+Ctrl+V in Gimp produces the correct full-size image in Gimp too.Why does pasting an image directly from Word to Gimp reduce the image size? How can I make it paste the correct image size without having to go via Paint? UPDATE: I just noticed that cutting the image from Word and pasting back into the same document also loses definition. Paint must be magical.

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