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I've saved a photo in Ps at 24x36 inches. When I try to bring it into Ai on a 24x36 artboard the picture is huge in comparison. Why is this?

  • what DPI was your Photoshop file and what DPI has your Illustrator project? – Sergey Kritskiy Jul 20 at 18:02
  • Hi Sergey it's 300. I even made the Ai file 300dpi. I resized the photo to match the Ai artboard then did an Export As. The file ended up slightly larger than Ps file I saved. I thought by re-sizing it would become smaller. – Chris Jul 20 at 18:34
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    AI has no dpi setting, reread what the label says! – joojaa Jul 20 at 18:38
  • Ok 300ppi for both Ps and Ai – Chris Jul 20 at 18:40
  • I was saving as JPG also – Chris Jul 20 at 18:44
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Exporting an image for web (using the Save for Web command or commands from Export... submenu) will save a file in 72dpi: because for web dpi doesn't make any difference. To keep the dpi value simply save your file using the Save As... command.

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