Raster to vector conversion hints, tips and articles

This site contains hints, tips and articles about raster to vector conversion and related subjects.

Raster to vector conversion - general articles
Raster to vector conversion checklists
How to create a scan for raster to vector conversion
Taking photographs for raster to vector conversion
Creating hand drawings for raster to vector conversion
Raster to vector conversion and resolution
Raster to vector conversion and thresholding
Raster to vector conversion and tolerances
Raster to vector conversion and file types
Scanners for raster to vector conversion

Raster to vector conversion - general articles

Raster to vector conversion What is raster to vector conversion?

Too poor quality for raster to vector conversion! Raster to vector Ghastly Gallery - Exhibit 1
Raster to vector Ghastly Gallery - Exhibit 2
When your raster to vector supplier doesn't respond ... Lost in the mail! When your raster to vector supplier doesn't respond ...

Raster to vector conversion checklists

Raster to vector conversion checklists Scanning a drawing for optimal raster to vector conversion results

Is your raster image suitable for vectorization?

How to create a scan for raster to vector conversion

Creating a high quality scan for raster to vector conversion How to create a high quality scan for raster to vector conversion
Scanning a physical part like a gasket or similar for profiling How to scan a physical part like a gasket or similar for profiling
The importance of large format scanner training The importance of large format scanner training

Taking photographs for raster to vector conversion

Taking photographs for raster to vector conversion Taking photographs for raster to vector conversion

Creating hand drawings for raster to vector conversion

Creating hand drawings for raster to vector conversion Creating hand drawings for raster to vector conversion

Raster to vector conversion and resolution

Curve represented by pixels, at different resolutions
 
What is resolution and why is it important for raster to vector conversion?
Right and wrong resolutions for raster to vector conversion
 
What is the right resolution for raster to vector conversion?
Increasing the resolution of a low resolution image will simply add more pixels Can I increase the resolution of my low resolution image?

Raster to vector conversion and thresholding

Good thresholding is vital for successful raster to vector conversion Explaining the threshold - a vital setting for successful raster to vector-conversion

Raster to vector conversion and tolerances

Raster to vector conversion is not suitable for very high tolerance applications What tolerances can you expect from raster to vector conversion?

Raster to vector conversion and file types

Web images are too low resolution for raster to vector conversion
 
Why are web images usually unsuitable for raster to vector conversion?
JPEG files are bad for raster to vector conversion
 
Why JPEG files are bad for raster to vector conversion
Scan-to-PDF
 
Scan-to-PDF: Benefits and considerations

Converting PDF files to CAD
What is DXF?
 
What is DXF?

Scanners for raster to vector conversion

Three scanners suitable for raster to vector conversion
 
Buying a large format scanner for automatic raster to vector conversion
A1/D-size scanners suitable for raster to vector conversion
 
At last! More affordable A1/D-size scanners!
A2/C-sized scanners do not yet exist as affordable CAD and CNC scanning solutions
 
Do affordable A2/C-size scanners exist for CAD and CNC work?
TWAIN and WIA are standards for communicating between scanners and software applications such as Scan2CAD.
 
What are TWAIN and WIA?