If you are trying to create a large scale image and print it out, you might run into a number of issues. Here are some tips to make sure that the large format printing process goes as smoothly as possible. 1. Use Vector Resources Vector resources are a special type of image file that is superior to your standard image files for large format printing due to two reasons. The first reason is because the files tend to be smaller, allowing you to send them to other people more quickly, download them yourself in a shorter period of time, and have them get sent to the printer more quickly.