1 Reply Latest reply: May 16, 2014 9:05 PM by Herbert2001 RSS

    I need to create a banner in Fireworks but the canvas is only allowed to go up to 6000px at 300dpi, is there a way to make it larger?

    daniel.ormerod

      I need to create a banner in Fireworks but the canvas is only allowed to go up to 6000px at 300dpi, is there a way to make it larger?

        • 1. Re: I need to create a banner in Fireworks but the canvas is only allowed to go up to 6000px at 300dpi, is there a way to make it larger?
          Herbert2001 Community Member

          Do NOT use Fireworks for print work. Use Illustrator, InkScape, InDesign, Scribus, Xara Designer Pro, Photoshop, etc, anything BUT Fireworks. Fireworks is meant for web graphics.

           

          However, if you are still convinced it is a good idea to do this in Fw, there is a way to increase the max canvas size:

           

          Source

          However, you can change the limit.

          Make sure that Fireworks is closed, open Fireworks CS6 Preferences.txt file located in:

          • Windows 7/Vista: C:\Users\USERNAME\AppData\Roaming\Adobe\Fireworks CS6\English\
          • Windows XP: C:\Documents and Settings\USERNAME\AppData\Roaming\Adobe\Fireworks CS6\English\
          • MacOS X: Library/Preferences/Adobe Fireworks CS6/en/

          and change

            <key>MaxDocSizeInPixels</key> <integer>6000</integer> 

          to

            <key>MaxDocSizeInPixels</key> <integer>10000</integer> 

          or adjust this number as needed.