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Questions tagged [resolution]

Questions about resolution, a measurement of the amount of detail an image possesses used for print design, photography and digital media. The higher the resolution, the more detail and data is contained in the image. Ask anything about resolution relevant to designing graphics and media.

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Is there a suggested width for website images on the new 4K and retinal monitors?

Is there a suggested optimal width for web images on the new 4K monitors? Someone who's redesigning the site for the company I work for claims that the 770 pixel width images that are in the content ...
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Digital Animation [on hold]

I make label art for a vinyl label, dance music and trending.. - Now se its´s potential to go further into animated story telling, where do I start, and easy small effektive
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Sizing a 24.5“ x 16.4” 300 dpi photo to Large Format [duplicate]

I have a 24.5" x 16.4" 300 dpi stock photo. I am looking to use the photo as a 10-foot wide backdrop for a tradeshow booth (10' x 10'). The viewing distance would be from 20 feet and under. The vendor ...
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Creation of pure black and white image with changed resolution

I would like to transform my image into pure black and white, but the problem is that it looses the most of the features (I simply change the color mode to grayscale then maximize contrast and tune ...
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How to export Illustrator files as PDFs so that Illustrator's pixel measurements match the pixels in the exported file?

The gray navbar shown in the Illustrator file below is 70 pixels high, in Illustrator: However when exported as a PDF, viewed at 100% size, it becomes 108 pixels high: How can I export it as a PDF (...
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In House Print Resolution [closed]

What is the standard setting for low, med and high print resolution when exporting (under Compression menu) a PDF file from InDesign at an in-house studio?
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Designing a backdrop for a projector [duplicate]

The width of the backdrop is 20 ft. It will be projected onto a wall. What size should the photoshop dimensions and the resolution be? This is not going to be a print file, it is going to be displayed ...
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InDesign PDF Export: Drop Shadow Effects are 200 DPI Low-Res

Using Adobe InDesign, I create a new document, draw a rectangle, and apply a drop shadow. Then I export the document as an Acrobat 6 PDF with "Create Acrobat Layers" enabled. The drop shadow effect is ...
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How can I use free transform to rotate an picture while keeping resolution

I'm trying to rotate several images of artwork without losing resolution for some banner artwork. Every time I save the image after using free transform to rotate it's a bigger file size but the ...
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What's the technical term for unintentional image pixelation due to insufficient resolution?

I'm writing to someone to say something along the lines of: "May I see that image in a higher resolution; there is some important text and/or finer details that are unintentionally pixelated/obscured ...
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High Resolution Images

Is it at all possible to turn a low res image of 3" x 5" inches to a high res image of 32" x 81" inches?
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Clarifying text in low resolution image

I am desperately keen to be able to read the text in the attached image, in particular the description below the picture of each watch. I have tried but failed using GIMP. Does anyone have any ...
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Resolution issues while exporting for DRIBBBLE

I am new to Dribbble and it's really cool place for designers but i'm facing problem in resolution and dimensions for Dribbble shots. I've a habit of exporting vector work at 300ppi jpg/png. As per ...
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Maintaining pixel size when saving tiffs

I have a tiff with a pixel/cell size of (x,y) 0.6,0.6 (it's a satellite image at 0.6m resolution). When I save this in photoshop, the pixel/cell size changes? Initial Cell size (x,y) = (0.6, 0.6) ...
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When saving Ai file as Jpeg it gets blurry [duplicate]

When I save my .ai file as Jpeg by pressing Ctrl+Alt+Shift+S and it gets blurry. No matter how high or low I set in presets. Why? Help!!
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Illustrations showing up pixelated in Indesign despite huge resolution

Illustrations I create in Procreate show up pixelated at edges despite high resolution when I place them in Indesign. I'm working on illustrating books for print. It's my first time working on a ...
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Increase pixel density without changing image size (for web)

I want to save for web but I have jagged edges in my text when I zoom in. I was wondering how to increase the number of pixel per inch without changing the width and length of the image. When I use a ...
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Is it possible for me to get an interactive PDF with high resolution images, yet a small file size? I'm talking under 5mb

I am trying to create a digital portfolio of my work that I can email to employers. I want the images to be high resolution so my work is not viewed blurry and you can see some of the details in the ...
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Macbook Pro resolution issue [closed]

My MacBook Pro is set to a resolution of 2880*1800 yet when I take a screenshot, the selection shows 1440*900. How is it halved?
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Why does an A4 canvas look larger on the screen at a higher resolution?

In Photoshop (and some other drawing programs), when setting the canvas size in mm or inches for printing intent, the canvas appears larger on the screen at a higher resolution. A4 @ 300 ppi appears ...
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Check dpi of png file

I am requested to provide an image file that should be supplied at 300 dpi resolution for .jpeg and .tiff or as .png files. I already have a png file here. When I check "file" in cmd I got: Figure ...
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DPI and resolution

Image below from article is 7dpi and 412x324. After reading mentioned article I got understanding that DPI is for printing and pixels is for display. So if I not expect images from web page to be ...
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Adobe Illustrator PNG export

I have to export my illustration as the best resolution. Adobe Illustrator allows me to export as a PNG with only 4x scale, is there any option to unlock this for higher scales? Or can you recommend ...
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Do millimeters apply to screen design?

I am designing a flyer for the screen and the client insists the logo should be 71mm exactly. Does the resolution plays any role on the viewer, some may see it bigger, some smaller? Thank you.
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Web Page Resolution with Correct DPI/PPI

I am designing a web template/admin panel and need to know, what correct page dimensions should I use and at what DPI? And What Font size will be compatible so that my developer will have the correct ...
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Print resolution when Photoshop shows pixels per inch not dpi [duplicate]

I am about to send some sketches which I have scanned and and tidied up in Photoshop. My scans were 300dpi at the scanner. I've checked by docs and they all say 300 pixels per inch. Here's an ...
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What Photoshop resolution can I use for a 6 by 4 feet banner? [duplicate]

So I was called to design a banner for my departmental week, a 6 by 4 feet banner to be precise. I plan on using adobe-photoshop because I find adobe-illustrator quite uneasy to understand. I have no ...
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problem with pdf resolution

I have a presentation on a very big and high-resolution screen (1200*5760). I set up my InDesign file to the right pixel resolution (as specified above) but when I’m exporting the pdf and open it in ...
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Exporting Illustrator file to TIFF with specified size in pixels

I made an Illustrator file with dimensions in centimeters. How do I export it to a lossless bitmap format (TIFF, ideally) with a specified size in pixels? The "Export as" option only lets me choose ...
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Images blurring after placing in a Photoshop template

I created a new file in Photoshop. This file will serve as a template for my Facebook posts. I then opened an image in Photoshop (size - 377KB; 1024x683). This image is quite sharp & clear as it ...
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How to size images independent of device?

I’m a writer and I just bought a Microsoft Surface. I often have to size images with exact dimensions to fit themes. For example, I write for a site where the images have to be exactly 1345 pixels ...
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Is it possible to resize images without losing resolution by breaking the image into it's component colours and scaling them instead of the raw image

Lately, I've been trying to increase the quality of some of my images. I discovered rather quickly however that you can't fundamentally improve the quality of an image and that this was a common issue ...
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Help need on preparing 36m x 48m print [duplicate]

I ave a sticker job thats to be printed on a 137cm roll of vinyl. i will print it at 133cm (including a 4cm overlap on the right side of each panel.) What how and what programm wil be best for getting ...
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Using a 72 ppi image in a 300 ppi print ad

I'm designing an ad for print in Illustrator. It is set to 300 ppi. I was given a bunch of logos to put in it. One of the logos I have been given is a 72 ppi PNG file. It is much larger than I need ...
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Illustrator Exporting REALLY small 300 dpi PNGs

I keep trying to export 300dpi PNGs from Illustrator, on a 1500x1500 px artboard, and they keep turning out really small and pixelated, not big, beautiful, and vector-like as usual! Help!
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How can I use software and printer technology to get the smallest possible resolution for my printouts?

I am making something that is supposed to function like a miniature projection slide. So I want to print some black figures (mostly lines and circular dots) with very small dimensions (0.3 mm and ...
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Should I upload 1 file or 3?

I just discovered digital prints on etsy about a month ago and I've been scrambling for the last 3 weeks to learn everything i can about PPI/DPI, Resizing images, GIMP, pixel wxh, file formats, ...
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Changing resolution with and without resampling

I realize that there are a lot of questions like mine and I read them all, but something is fighting in my head trying to find the connection between the written answers and my actual photoshop's ...
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Screen saver of 16:9 aspcet ratio

I am making screensavers which can work for all resolutions. I have made one for 1600*900 resolutions aspect ratio of 16:9. This screensaver should also work for resolution of 1366*768 which too is 16:...
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Adobe Illustrator: how to save at 600 dpi for print

I am learning AI now and one of the requirements for a project is it must be submitted as 600dpi in order to be printed. Can I accomplish this with Adobe Illustrator? If so how can it be saved as ...
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Creating a large format(144inch x 48 inch) 3d design

I am doing a 3d design on a (144inch x 48inch - 75ppi) for outdoor, but the rendering process was'nt finish even after 3 hrs. I have seen other 3d artwork in a large format before, so what am I doing ...
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Understand resolution inconsistency between Windows 7 and PDF readers

I'm trying to understand how to deal with what I think is a rather confusing inconcistency between the system resolution PPI of Windows and what is the PDF reader settings, in this case I'll speak ...
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Making the most of 72 dpi images [closed]

I am working with a client who has sent me images taken with cell phones, most of them at 72 dpi, and wants them enlarged for a full-scale 24" x 60" print to canvas. The printer is telling me even ...
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export document as a JPEG on Illustrator with very high quality for typography print

I'm no genius at all of this mumbo- jumbo as you can probably already tell. Basically I need to save an a3 size poster off Illustrator but it's not giving me a very good quality image (I'm trying to ...
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Pixelated png images

I'm in the process of building my first wordpress website. So far I have uploaded most of my logos etc as .svg files and everything seems to be working great. However at the moment I'm working on my ...
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T-Shirt print resolution

I made some designs for T-Shirts and I want to print them. I want to know what's the best printing resolution for the best quality And what's the ideal type of printers should I use if I want to ...
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Can I have layers with different pixel resolution in Photoshop?

I use Photoshop for pixel art. When I have a reference photo, I'd like to be able to use that image as the background and start drawing my pixel art on a layer on top of it. The thing is, the best ...
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How to export JPGs at different sizes without losing image quality?

It's always a painful process for me to save an artwork from Photoshop and Illustrator for the Web to 25 or even 50 kb with adequate quality, even if there are not that many graphic details. Also, it ...
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How much can I scale a photo before the quality will degrade [duplicate]

I'm thinking of purchasing a photo on iStock to make a poster size print. I'm pretty familiar with resolution and how it works, but before forking out the money and ending up with a print that might ...
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What is the best way to resize/enlarge images for high res printing?

This link is the ONLY one i can find that specifically says to never use resampling in photoshop and to print at best quality and scan that back in. I have never seen this method used ever and i was ...