1 Reply Latest reply on Jul 3, 2014 12:34 PM by JJMack

    Adjust Canvas size after you created your project?

    tierralepps1

      I created something that I thought was on a 4x6 canvas but it turned out to be  on an 8x 10. Is there a way I can save this file so that it looks exactly like I made it  regardless of what size canvas I made it on?

        • 1. Re: Adjust Canvas size after you created your project?
          JJMack Most Valuable Participant

          4x6 is a 2:3 aspect ratio and 8x10 is a 4:5 aspect you can not simply re-size the 8x10 to 4x6 that would distort the document. You need to crop the 4:5 aspect ratio 8x10 image to a 2:3 aspect ratio first.

           

           

          Full image 8x10  4:5 aspect ratio.  Inside the red line is a 2:3 aspect ratio.  Its about 6.6x10 once you make that crop. you can change the image resolution resolution so the image will print 4"x6" if the 8"x10" had a 300DPI its 2:3 crop set to print 4"x6 will have a 500DPI resolution.  All you loose are the cropped off pixels. The other pixels remain the same no image quality is lost.

           

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          You can always resize you image to fit on any size paper you have.  If the image has a different aspect ratio as your paper there will be margins on two side.  For example if you have 4" x 6" paper a 2:3 aspect ratio you can retain all the image pixels and simply re-size your 8" x 10" 4:5 aspect ratio image to print 4" x 5" which will fit on your 4" x 6" with 1/2 margin top and bottom.