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Can't make lines small enough

Can't make lines small enough

Can't make lines small enough

(OP)
Looking for some help,

I'm making a map in Draw and I can not seem to get the lines small enough so that I can have the density of information I need. The hairline function and artistic media tool both give me lines that are not as narrow as I need.

Any idea's?

RE: Can't make lines small enough

I don't think you can get any narrower than hairline.

You will not notice any difference on screen between hairline and 0.5 point at 100% magnification.

The difference in thickness can only be seen if magnification is increased to 1600%.

I assume that you are working with a document resolution of 300dpi.
Hope this helps.

RE: Can't make lines small enough

Hi there.

Simply right the value you want the line to be. Hairline is 0.08 mm. You can type a lower value (say 0.03 mm or 0.003).

Don't choose directly from the pen options! Click the first option and a dialog box will appear with several options, concerning thickness, and and start shape line, etc.

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