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Vectorized Artwork:
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Graphics or lettering made up of lines, arcs and points. These are common to CAD based programs.

Rasterized Artwork:
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Graphics or Lettering made up of pixels or dots. These are common to photo editing software.

Resolution:
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Amount of pixels or dots a Rasterized image is made up of per inch.
We require a minimum of 300dpi, "dots per inch" to ensure a good quality enlarged reproduction.
We recommend images to be 600dpi at (1" = 1'-0") scale. Every image inch equals 1 foot in reality.
EXAMPLE: Your sign is (4'-0" x 8'-0"), so your image should be (4" x 8" at 600dpi).



ACCEPTED FILE FORMATS:
- Corel Draw X3 (.cdr) version 13 or lower, "convert all text to curves".
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Adobe Illustrator CS2 v12 or lower (.ai or .eps), "convert all text to lines".
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Encapsulated PostScript (.eps) exported out of any Vector based software.
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Scanvec CaseMate Pro, Inspire, or EnRoute (.scv, .sci, .enr), "convert all text to curves".
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HPGL Plotter (.plt), "convert all text to curves".
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AutoCAD (.dxf) or (exported as .pdf), "convert all text to curves".
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Adobe Photoshop CS2 v9 or lower, (all supported formats). "non-flattened files are preferred".
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Any photo editing program supporting (.bmp, .jpg, .tif, .gif, .pct, .pcd, .pcx, .tga, .img)
ARTWORK CHARGES:
There will be a $55 an hour artwork charge if we have to edit or clean up any files sent to us.
To avoid charges:
- Vectorized files must be clean, straight lines must be straight and curves must be smooth.
- Rasterized files must be clean and created at high resolution.