WebOptions.PixelsPerInch property (Word)

Returns or sets the density (pixels per inch) of graphics images and table cells on a webpage. Read/write Long.



expression Required. A variable that represents a WebOptions collection.


The range of settings is usually from 19 to 480, and common settings for popular screen sizes are 72, 96, and 120. The default setting is 96.

This property determines the size of the images and cells on the specified Web page relative to the size of text whenever you view the saved document in a web browser. The physical dimensions of the resulting image or cell are the result of the original dimensions (in inches) multiplied by the number of pixels per inch.

Use the ScreenSize property to set the optimum screen size for the targeted web browsers.


This example sets the pixel density depending on the target screen size of the web browser.

With ActiveDocument.WebOptions 
 Select Case .ScreenSize 
 Case msoScreenSize800x600 
 .PixelsPerInch = 72 
 Case msoScreenSize1024x768 
 .PixelsPerInch = 96 
 Case Else 
 .PixelsPerInch = 120 
 End Select 
End With

See also

WebOptions Object

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