Graphic images for Crystal Reports

Supplying Gestalt with images for use in reports

If you want to include graphics, such as a logo into your reports, we prefer the files in the following format:

  • Bitmap or JPG format
  • 300 or 600 dots per inch (72 dots per inch looks great on the screen, but jagged when printed
  • Image size around twice the printed size. We scale the graphic which allows for sharp printing at the smaller size. If you want a 40mm x 40mm logo on the page, we don’t really want one starting at 300mm x 300mm from photoshop!
  • 256 colour (24-bit colour can produce a feint grey ‘box’ around the graphic if the image was scanned and the paper is not pure white).

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