You will need
  • scanner;
  • sample tracings of the signature;
  • - Photoshop any version.
Sign on a blank sheet of paper. The size of your signature is irrelevant. Open the program Photoshop. Go the menu "File" -> "Import" and select the menu model installed scanner.
Wait for equipment imports the scanned document with your signature in Photoshop. Close the scanner application. Using the crop tool (crop) crop the document to the size of the signature.
Now you need to remove the background. Highlight it with the tool "Magic wand" with a tolerance of about 25-30 and hit Del. If you get a message that the image is locked, go to "Layer" -> "New" -> "From background" and the image will become editable. Then select the label area tool "Rectangular selection" and press Ctrl+C. So you will copy the signature to the clipboard.
Create a new file with size "Clipboard" and clear content background. Press Ctrl+V or just drag and drop the signature with the mouse pointer in a new file. If necessary, pare the signature with the Eraser tool.
Set the desired image size. Realistic would look like a signature with a width of approx. 100 pixels and the corresponding proportion vertically. To do this, go to "Image" -> "image Size" (or Alt+Ctrl+I), select the check box for "Maintain aspect ratio" and select the desired width of the image in pixels. The vertical dimension, the program will set yourself.
Save the signature in a format that supports background transparency. To do this, go "File" -> "Save for Web", select a format (Preset) PNG-24, check the Transparency field and click Save if you are satisfied with how your signature looks.
Your graphic electronic signature is ready. This file can be added to Word documents, Excel, Access and other Office applications. Unfortunately, for pdf documents such signature will not work.