Howto print a pdf poster

Printer settings to print a pdf poster from adobe reader

  1. Open your poster in Adobe Reader.
  2. Get the dimensions:
  3. Right click on the poster and choose Document Properties from the menu. You will see a dialog of properties, the size will be near the bottom.

    Document Properties

  4. Select the printer:
  5. Click the printer icon or press control+p to open the print dialog. Choose CBE-poster-printer from the printer list. Under Page Sizing & Handling click the radio button for Fit.Select Printer

  6. Set the printer properties:
  7. Click the Properties button to open the properties dialog. You must at least set a custom paper size, and may also need to set the correct paper type if you are not using the default paper. On the Page Setup tab change the Page Size from Letter to Custom Size.

    Page Setup

    A small dialog will open. Put the smaller dimension of your poster in Width and the larger in Height.

    Custom Size

    By default the printer will scale your poster to match the width of the paper roll. If you specifically need a smaller size you can un-check Enlarged/Reduced Printing and check Fit Paper Size.

  8. Print:
  9. Your print dialog should now show the correct paper size.

    Ready to Print

    When you click print the poster will be sent to the print server and held until you release it.

Keywords:Poster,PDF,settings   Doc ID:94954
Owner:Russell P.Group:Chemical & Biological Engineering
Created:2019-10-11 13:49 CDTUpdated:2019-10-18 15:51 CDT
Sites:Chemical & Biological Engineering
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