Hello. I'm currently working on a sidecar for a Story Map. I have a crystal clear, high res pdf image that when converted to a jpeg and uploaded to the sidecar becomes quite pixelated. (You can see a screenshot attached; I'm concerned with the image of the report, not the background aerial image.) Any ideas as to how to remedy this situation?
Hi Emma -- I'm sorry you are seeing an issue with the quality of your PDF image.
JPG is a file type that uses lossy compression, which likely accounts for the pixelation you're seeing. Whenever you have text in an image it's best to use a file with lossless compression, such as PNG. Can you try converting your PDF to a PNG image and see if that improves your results?
(Also, I've moved this thread out of the classic board since it's a question about ArcGIS StoryMaps.)