Create Graphics for Your Article

Communicate visually.

Articulate your data points with accuracy and clarity through high-quality graphics. Develop more effective graphics by following specific guidance:

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Graphics Display Resolution

The size of your graphic refers to its dimensions (the width and height) whereas the resolution refers to dpi (dotsRead More

Accepted Graphics File Formats

IEEE accepts PS, EPS, PDF, PNG, or TIFF formats for graphics submission. Only when the graphic was originally drawn inRead More

File Naming Conventions

Identify your graphics with the first five letters of the primary author’s surname, followed by a number signifying its sequentialRead More

Size Requirements for Graphics

Most charts, graphs, and tables are sized to be one column width (3.5 inches, 88.9 millimeters, or 21 picas) orRead More

Improving the Quality of Your Graphics

Creating and saving your graphics in a vector format will ensure that your graphics appear as clearly as possible inRead More

Compressing Your Graphics File

If your graphics files are very large you’ll want to take some steps to reduce their file size prior toRead More

Embedding Fonts in Your Graphics File

As you prepare your graphics, select fonts from the following recommended list: Helvetica Times New Roman Arial Cambria Symbol IfRead More

Contacting the Graphics Help Desk

If you are having trouble creating graphics or have questions, send an email to An IEEE graphics staff memberRead More