Viewers should be able to read your smallest text from a few feet away. The title of your poster should have a 50 font size depending on the size of your poster and the length of the title.
85 pt font for the main title 36 pt for subheadings 24 pt for body text and 18 pt for captions.
a0 poster text size. A0 measures 841 1189 millimeters or 3311 4681 inches. The body of your poster should have a minimum 24 point font. A0 is a paper size that is typically used for technical drawings and posters.
If relevant methods should be presented simply and concisely. The text should be concise and easy to read. Powerpoint has a page size limit of 56 inches 14224 cm.
Part of the iso 216 standard. Minimum recommended text sizes are. Orientation of your poster must be in portrait style.
For example a 48×72 poster will be printed from a 24×36 powerpoint document. A0 1189 mm high and 841 mm wide. In order to create a poster larger than 56 inches the poster document has to be created at half the size of the final poster.
12 point times new roman wont cut it on a poster. Less text more visitors to your poster. A0 is part of a set or range of page sizes called the iso a or iso 216 standard.
In postscript its dimensions are rounded off to 2384 3370 points. 5 be a strong silent type. The graphic below shows the font sizes we recommend using for different components of your poster.
Text on the poster must be readable from a distance of a metre or so restrict your word count to only a few hundred words. Use upper and lower case for general content as the use of all capital text is difficult to read. Posters should meet the following criteria.
In addition to this we recommend setting the line spacing your text between 125 and 15. All posters should be in portrait format and size. Titles 72 sub titles 54 text 30 sub text 20 obviously the actual font used can effect this.
This will allow your poster to be read from about a 4 foot distance but you can increase the sizes if you anticipate the reader standing farther away. Do not use all uppercase letters for the title or body of the poster. That means that all the text on the original document is also at half the size of final.
4 be bigger and better. 32 font size. I recommend 600 800 taking those together i suggest the following font sizes are a good starting point.
Size the poster must be no less than a1 and no larger than a0 size ao size is 841mm x 1189mm. The message that your poster contains should be clear and understandable without the requirement of oral explanation. Lettering the poster should be easily readable at a distance of two metres.