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Print/page resolution

Print/page resolution

Print/page resolution

I am working on an add for a magazine, what resolution would any one suggest to get optimum print out quality?

Any help is greatly appreciated.

RE: Print/page resolution

As Illustrator is generally vector based, resolution is not really an issue. There are two exceptions I know of:

1: Placed raster artwork
If you import photos or other raster images into Illustrator, then 300dpi is good enough for magazines. If you scale your image up or down, you will need to adjust this resolution accordingly.

2: Path Output Resolution
The default value of 800dpi is fine for practically all purposes, but sometimes you might import artwork from another program, and it might be a lower value. When printed, this could result in curves that are made up of noticable line segments. It's not something that happens very often, so you can probably ignore it, but it's easily rectified anyway.

RE: Print/page resolution

304.8 is the industry standard resolution, you'll be fine with 300 using a 175 line screen. Try to keep all type vector based.

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