Editing Size and Pixels in Adobe Photoshop • Colorkarma

Editing Size and Pixels in Adobe Photoshop

Author: Shoshana Burgett

Sometimes we are asked to submit files that meet a specific size. This may be by size, megabytes (MB), gigabytes (GB), pixels (px), inches (in), and many more.

Here we show you how to:

Adjust an image to be 6″ x 12″ (152.4 mm x 304.8 mm)

AND

Be 3600 pixels x 1800 pixels with 300 dpi.

A screen shot of Adobe Photoshop showing the Image Menu Bar
Inside Adobe Photoshop there is a menu called Image which has Image Size
STEP ONE

Part 1 — Inside Adobe Photoshop, there is a menu titles Image.

Part 2 — When you click on the Image menu, the pull-down menu will pop up.

Part 3 — Choose Image Size.

Image Size inside Adobe Photoshop showing inches
Image Size inside Adobe Photoshop showing inches
STEP TWO

Part 1 — The Image box will come up. Unclick the chain to turn off the linking size ration.

Part 2 — Change the size of the artwork to 12″ x 6″ (inches)

Image Size inside Adobe Photoshop showing resolution
Image Size inside Adobe Photoshop showing resolution
STEP THREE

Part 1 — After the file is converted to a 12″ x 6″ file size. You now need to change the resolution.

Part 2 — Click inside the resolution box, and change it to 300 dpi.

WELL DONE!
You will now see a file that is 12″ x 6″ with a 300 dpi and 3600 x1800 pixel size.

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