Large .psb file cannot be saved as .pdf file

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Mar 22, 2022 Mar 22, 2022

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We have a large banner in Photohop 23.2.2 with dimensions of 24' x 10' (43200px x 18000px) @ 150px/inch.

The file is saved as a .psb.

The printer wants a .pdf file, but we cannot find a way to save/export this file to .pdf.

This is on a Mac Pro with 256 gb of ram, running the latest version of Monterey.

In addition to the layered .psb file, we've flattened it and saved as a .jpg and that still will not save as a .pdf file.

Any ideas??

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Mar 22, 2022 Mar 22, 2022

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Consider this. Split the file into two or four pieces and make separate PDF files.

 

Banner maker should be able to put them back together.

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Mar 22, 2022 Mar 22, 2022

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Or reduce the resolution. Clearly they don't expect such a high resolution - way too much for a banner. 

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Mar 22, 2022 Mar 22, 2022

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Indeed. It's very hard to think of a scenario that requires 43 000 pixels.

 

For anything like a normal viewing distance for this size, 50 ppi is more than enough (and even that is probably overkill).

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Mar 22, 2022 Mar 22, 2022

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So you should be able to just do a save as .. and select PDF but I noticed that was missing?

 

Try clicking File>Print )or Command+P) to Print....

then in the Print Dialogue Box click "Print Settings"

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then click on "PDF" and select "Save as PDF"

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that shoud work! Hope it helps!
cheers!

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