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I have figure in my paper and the journal requested the figure to be in the following characters: Width = 8.5 inches OR Width= 7791px Height = 11 inches OR Height = 4724px Pixels/Centimeter = 300 (DPI) (minimum) All figure should be in vector scale I used chemdraw to make the figure and them converted to TIFF. Then by using photoshop I made the resolution 300 dpi and the dimentions as requested (8.5 * 11 inches). When I sent the figure to the journal they said it is blurry and you need to improve it by asking professional graphic designers. So, I am very grateful if one can help. Regards

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When you save as a TIFF in ChemDraw, you must choose 300dpi as your resolution. Photoshop can't magically increase the resolution of an image, it just scales it up.

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  • Thanks a lot for your answer. Actually chemdraw which I use is set by default to 300 dpi however, the journal still did not accept it and they need the figure to be made as scalable vector. Oct 3 '16 at 3:58

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