Change Image Quality on GIMP

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    You should have GIMP open and an image ready to use.
    You can refer to our other tutorials to find out exactly how to do that.
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    You may need to move "Toolbox" to see the menu.
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    First, click "Image" on the horizontal menu at the top of the window.
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    Click "Print Size...".
    This option is located about halfway through the drop-down menu.
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    You can choose the print resolution in the dialogue box that appears.
    Although it says "Set Image Print Resolution", which is a high value, you can select different resolutions. You can change "Width" and "Height" by manually typing values.
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    You can also use the up and down arrows on the right-hand side of the text boxes to change all of the values.
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    Change the unit by clicking the smaller box with a drop-down menu next to "Height".
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    Click the unit.
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    With the "X resolution" and "Y resolution", you can click the connected chain on the right side.
    This will allow you to edit resolutions separately.
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    You can click the drop-down unit menu.
    Then, click a unit of measurement.
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    For "X resolution" and "Y resolution", you can manually type the specified units or use the arrows to change the resolution.
    This will automatically update the size of the image.
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    If you click "Reset", then all of the changes that you have made will be cleared.
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    If you click "Cancel", then no changes will be made.
    You will be taken back to the original image.
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    Clicking "OK" will apply the changes to the image.
    The image will be resized. If you make a small image large, then the quality might be poor.
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