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When I create a new banner I click on File - New, a window appears, to determine the size of the canvas required. There is a setting for resolution, what should this be set at ? Is there an ideal figure to set this at, or does it depend on what you are making ? Thanks in advance, Mickmac

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It depends on what you're making it for. Most computer monitors show images at 72 dpi; most printers are at their best at 300 dpi (or 600dpi, if it's REALLY important) :-)

Hope this helps.


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Windows defaults to a configuration of 96 DPI.

If you don't know of any specific reason to change the Resolution, then I recommend leaving it as-is. It mostly only affects how some programs treat the image for printing.

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