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    DPI and Printing Help

    I really don't know that much about printing my work and I have some questions. I currently do all my work in 300 dpi. If I wanted to print some posters at Cafe Press (11" by 17") do I just resize my document to fit those dimensions? Does 300 dpi include enough information to make really big prints or should I be working larger?

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    think about what the final output will be and make that 300 d.p.i.
    If you double size you get half the resolution. This means if you work at 5,5" x 8,5" and 300 d.pi. when resizing to 11 x 17 you will get 150 d.p.i.
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    Ohhhhhh, ok. Thanks. That helps a lot.
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