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:

Graphics Display Resolution

The size of your graphic refers to its dimensions (the width and height) whereas the resolution refers to dpi (dots per inch) or ppi (pixels per inch).… Read More >

Accepted Graphics File Formats

IEEE accepts PS, EPS, PDF, PNG, or TIFF formats for graphics submission. … Read More >

File Naming Conventions

Identify your graphics with the first five letters of the primary author’s surname, followed by a number signifying its sequential position within the article. … Read 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) or two columns width (7.16 inches, 182 millimeters, or 43 picas wide).… Read 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 in your final published article. … Read More >

Designing Line Graphs

Design your article’s line graphs to be understandable by color-blind readers, who may have difficulty distinguishing between red and green, blue and green, or yellow and red. … Read 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 to submitting to IEEE.… Read More >

Embedding Fonts in Your Graphics File

As you prepare your graphics, select fonts from the following recommended list:… Read More >

Contacting the Graphics Help Desk

If you are having trouble creating graphics or have questions, send an email to … Read More >