Create a signature

  Kia Ora 19:10 11 Oct 08

Could someone please give advise on how to create a copy of my signature that can be used to 'sign' a document / letter created on the computer.

In the past I have tried this but have never been very successful, it always turns out wishy-washy and does not look very good.

I've got a good scanner so that will not be a problem. What do I use, pencil, fountain pen, felt pen, biro, permanent marker, then what format does it need to be created in, gif, jpg. Do I scan in B&W or colour, you get the idea, I haven't.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

  peter99co 19:37 11 Oct 08

Hope you protect it's use!

  Kia Ora 19:54 11 Oct 08

There is always one.

  peter99co 20:11 11 Oct 08

I use one of these.

click here

  wiz-king 20:43 11 Oct 08

As file size should not be a problem, do your normal signature with a black pen onto a smooth white non-glossy paper then scan it at 1200 dpi. Keep the file a a grey scale bitmap image. You may have to play with the contrast on the scan to get the picture to match the paper that you print letters on. If you print on anything other than white then you will have problems matching the background colour and texture.

  Kia Ora 07:29 12 Oct 08

Thanks wiz-king, just what I was looking for, I'll give it a go later today

  Kia Ora 07:29 12 Oct 08


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