How do you avoid a component being spread across more sheets than necessary?
|Robin Colbourne||17/11/2019 23:02:25|
589 forum posts
Printing a plan from Outerzone, I used 'Poster Format' as the site recommended, so the A4 sheets could be joined easily.
Is there a way of doing this pre-printing, rather than printing 'as is', taping all the sheets together and photocopying each part?
Edited By Robin Colbourne on 17/11/2019 23:03:16
|Geoff S||18/11/2019 00:39:33|
|3660 forum posts|
Have you selected a centre image option on your printer?
|Martyn K||19/11/2019 09:21:58|
5083 forum posts
Try downloading and using Foxit PDF Reader, Its a much better reader than Adobe and you can de-centre a tiled print to reduce the output.
1240 forum posts
In Adobe Acrobat Viewer...
Select [EDIT] from the top menu
Select [Take a Snapshot]
Select the area of the drawing you would like to print with the mouse
Select Print or via keyboard [Control P]
And then obviously make sure its printing at 100% in poster mode.
And Bob's your uncle..... Very handy for selecting small bits of the drawing to print on single bits of paper for templates etc. Also you will find that that you can get away with only printing parts of the plan.
Edited By GrahamC on 19/11/2019 09:46:33
|Steven Shaw||19/11/2019 10:22:05|
366 forum posts
+1 for GrahamC's method, that's how I do it also.
|Robin Colbourne||19/11/2019 22:11:36|
589 forum posts
Great! Thanks everyone, I'll give GrahamC's method a go, and if that doesn't work, I'll take Martyn K's advice download FoxIt.
I'll be back with the results.
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