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Fake 1980's Dot Matrix "Look"


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Did you ever want to reproduce that 1980's dot matrix "look".  Sure, you can get a dot matrix TrueType font, but it's too perfect and crisp.  I've found the best way to reproduce that "look" is to...

1) Create an original document

2) Export it as a PDF at 300dpi

3) Print it the new document

4) Scan the new print, at 300 DPI

5) Save it again with medium compression .

The result will not look new, so if you want to have a retro feel, it might be something for you to try... for whatever reason.  Example attached below.

 

Fake Matrix.pdf

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