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Looking for a printer for thick paper and A3 format size?

I am looking to invest in a printer for my work that can print on thick papers 200 gsm+ up to a3 size. It'll mainly be used to print graphic design related stuff. It'll mainly be used for internal ...
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Dimension in cm and format

I have to create a powerpoint poster. The following guidelines are given: Now I am very confused. In powerpoint I see the options to set the size of the slide: But what about format and pixels? ...
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What's the opposite of cropping an image?

We all know what it means to crop an image, but what's it called when you want to increase the size of the canvas around the image? Say for instance, you have a 3:2, 4:3, or 16:9 logo that has to ...
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What is the dimension of a paper size?

I was looking up tolerance values for DIN paper sizes and was confused what is meant by dimensions. On every site, I could only find the pasted text from Wikipedia: The tolerances specified in the ...
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4.25“ x 6” Postcards - 4-up on a page [closed]

We've recently been doing 4-up postcards at 4.25" x 5.5" on 8.5 x 11" paper and now we want to get that extra .5" of real estate but would still like to get 4,6-up on paper. What have you done to ...
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Is there a standard for this paper size (545 × 398 mm²)?

I got loads of 545 × 398 mm² kraft paper sheets from China. Does this correspond to a standard ? I can't figure which (and the supplier is of no help), I couldn't match it to any of the ones listed ...
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Split InDesign Poster in to Multiple Pages?

Say I design a 34 × 44 inch poster in InDesign. If I don't have a big enough piece of paper, is there any way to split it up into four 8.5 × 11 pieces of paper? I want to then be able to ...
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What type of paper and which size to use for flyers?

I am a doctor by profession and have recently set up my own clinic. For this I want to print out flyers in order to let the general public know about my newly opened clinic. Don't have much knowledge ...
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How to set up pages for a 11x17" print document

I have a brochure that will be printed on one 11x17 sheet, then folded in half to get a "4 page" brochure (printing on front and back). Is it better to set up my InDesign document size as 11x17 or ...
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Converting A4 designed magazine to U.S. standard size paper

We have a finished magazine which was designed to A4 paper size but I need to have printed in the U.S. The magazine is in Adobe PDF. Conversion distorts the aspect ratio of all the pages. How can I ...
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Standard Size for a 'Save the date' card for a formal event

I'm designing a "save the date" invitation card for a formal event and I'm really confused as to what are the standard sizes in the US as I'm not a US native. I also wanted to ask that as I am using ...
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What is the 1.41325 aspect ratio?

I have a layout template that seems to expect an image with a 1.41325 aspect ratio. An image with dimensions 1067x755 has a flush fit (when scaled down), other images have borders along the sides or ...
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Where to find printable ISO paper sizes chart? [closed]

I am trying to find the right paper size for personal notebook I am making and though I know ISO sizes I want, I need to hold them to be sure. The best way is to find chart that is print-friendly and ...
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Print Barcodes in CR80 Cards

I have a barcode with a dimensions width: 162px and height: 50 px. When I print it in a A4 paper size,its dimension is 40 mm X 14 mmbut when printed in CR80 Cards(smaller paper size) it's size is 25mm ...
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How to convert existing image to A4 and set page orientation?

I'm aware the option to preset International Paper (such as A4) for New documents. So I'm looking for similar/same option, but for the existing document without having to hardcode millimetres and dpi ...
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How to choose the “right” font size for a given page

I asked a similar question in TeX.SE and I am not 100% happy with the answers. I find it strange that there's no standard formula that yields the "right" font size given the page's size. Therefore, I'...
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Letter or A4: which is a more sensible default?

I have a document that recipients are expected (or are likely) to print on their own. It is not clear whether the majority of users will be US or non-US, so there isn't a clear preference for letter ...
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Does making pictures with bigger dimensions than actually needed enhance their quality?

Clarifications I need the picture for my website, that is, it'll be for online purposes. I'll be using PNG because I need transparency. [EDIT] I need a "JOIN" written on a monochromatic sketch-like ...
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Calculate ideal font size so text can fit into cell

I am a programmer and I have printing code that draws grid on the paper. Grid has 4 columns, and they have equal horizontal length. Height of the cell is one tenth of the paper size and is fixed. ...
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Problem with Print Booklet in InDesign

I'm trying to export a PostScript file of a book design in InDesign with pages arranged for a saddle-stitched book using the Print Booklet feature. The problem i'm having is this: Print Booklet shows ...
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Should I adapt my artwork to standard paper sizes?

I am about to print some artworks that I have designed on an 18in x 24in document. That is the size of the original artwork, which shouldn't be much of a problem to print since it's the standard size ...
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Paper format of Springer LNCS

I found the paper format of Lecture Notes in Computer Science proceedings issued by Springer very nice. I tried to find out what is it, but I wasn't able to find it in Wiki list of paper sizes. The ...
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What should a designer consider when deciding on the print size of promotional materials?

When it comes to creating printed promotional materials such as leaflets, brochures and any other print design medium, what should the person deciding on the size consider, and why? The few ...