FPO (For Position Only)

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In graphic design and commercial printingFPO is an acronym indicating for position only or for placement only. An image marked FPO is a placeholder or a temporary low-resolution illustration in the final location and size on camera-ready artwork to indicate where an actual high-resolution image will be placed on the final film or plate. FPO images are commonly used when you’ve been supplied actual photographic prints or another type of artwork to be scanned or photographed for inclusion.