How do I resize logos for a SportApp template?

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Question

  • How do I resize logos for a SportApp template?

Environment

  • Product Family: Software and Controllers
  • Product: Live Book GFX®, SportApp
  • Component: logos
  • Control System: AJT Systems a Division of Daktronics

Answer/Steps

Minimum requirements for logos: 

  • 500 x 500 pixels
  • DPI=150 or higher
  • preferred formats: 
    • .AI
    • .EPS
    • .PNG w/transparency
In Photoshop Open a new document with the following: 
SportApps photoshop.png
The background contents can either be white or transparent depending on the score bug that you are creating logos for. 
On the canvas, place a logo  that you already know fits on the template that you are resizing it for.  With the ruler tool, make a boarder for it in order to know what size you need to resized the new logo.  

sportsApps logo 1.png
Place your new logo on the canvas and resize it so it fits inside the rectangle. 
Before:
sportsApps logo 2.png
After: 
sportsApps logo 3.png
After you have resized your logo, save it as a .png file.  

Adding the logo to SportApp:

  1. Navigate to the Media Asset Management Folder: C:\ProgramData\AJT Systems\MAM
  2. Select the sport.
  3. Drop the logo into the appropriate folder: 
    1. LeagueAssets: for team logos and player headshots
    2. NetworkLogos: for network logos
    3. SponsorLogos: for sponsor logos

KB ID: DD4213703


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