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Q: Big Map ( No Answer,   2 Comments )
Subject: Big Map
Category: Computers
Asked by: stongest-ga
List Price: $10.00
Posted: 17 Aug 2006 10:07 PDT
Expires: 06 Sep 2006 20:48 PDT
Question ID: 757002
I want to prtint this map very big at about 8 feet x 10 feet.,+mississauga,+on&daddr=349+davis+rd,+oakville,+on+,canada&ll=43.52814,-79.698257&spn=0.23996,0.644073&om=1

But I need it to be at this zoom level so we can see the street names,+mississauga,+on&daddr=349+davis+rd,+oakville,+on+,canada&om=1&ie=UTF8&ll=43.46024,-79.680791&spn=0.013488,0.036607

When I try to print at that zoom level it only prints what will fit on
my computer screen. Is there a way to print a larger version? I would
print it using a PDF write so I can print to any page size I want to.
I do not need to use google maps, any map generator would be fine.

Request for Question Clarification by hummer-ga on 31 Aug 2006 03:37 PDT
Hi stongest,

A possibility?

Adobe Acrobat 7.0
Printing Guide
"Normally, when you print a PDF document that contains layers, only
the content that is visible on-screen prints. However, the creator of
a layered PDF document can specify that some layered content, such as
watermarks or confidential information, must or must not print,
regardless of its visibility on-screen. If the document is designed to
print differently from the way it currently appears on-screen, a
warning message appears in the Print dialog box. The thumbnail view of
the page in the Print dialog box always shows the page as it will
Note: Not all RIPs support layered PDF files. When you print the PDF
file directly to a RIP that doesn?t support layered PDF files, all
layers may print, including hidden layers.
To view a document exactly as it will print:
1. Click the Layers tab or choose View > Navigation Tabs > Layers.
2. Choose Apply Print Overrides from the Options menu.
Note: Depending on the visibility settings specified when the PDF file
was created, Apply Print
Overrides may be dimmed in the Options menu.
To change print overrides for a layer:
1. Click the Layers tab.
2. Select a layer and then choose Layer Properties from the Options menu.
3. In the Layer Properties dialog box, choose one of the following
from the Print menu:
? Always Prints forces the layer to print.
? Never Prints forces the layer not to print.
? Prints When Visible matches printed output to on-screen visibility"

10. Merge or flatten layers. (Acrobat 6.0-7.0 Professional only)
If you print a PDF file that contains layers, only the content that is
visible on-screen is printed. Acrobat Professional, however, lets you
specify which layer is visible and printable. Merge or flatten the
layers in the PDF file to determine if a layer is causing the printing
issue. Merged layers acquire the properties of the layer into which
they are merged. Flattening layers discards any content that isn't
Note: Merging or flattening layers can't be undone.
To merge or flatten layers:
1. Make a backup copy of your PDF file.
2. Open the copy and choose Advanced > PDF Optimizer, and then click
the Clean Up tab.
2. Select Remove Hidden Layers Content and Flatten Layers, and then click OK.
3. In the Layers palette, choose Options, and then select either Merge
Layers or Flatten Layers.

There is no answer at this time.

Subject: Re: Big Map
From: jim1988-ga on 30 Aug 2006 23:18 PDT
have you tried to set the page size under preferences after you go to
print tha map. basically when you push the print or ctrl-P. and it
brings up the box that makes sure you number of copies and printer to
print to and pages are all correct you select the preferences button.
under the page tab you can set the page size preferance. this should
fox the problem if not make sure the correct page size is set on your
Subject: Re: Big Map
From: jianqiu27-ga on 02 Sep 2006 01:54 PDT
I think you can't print the big map with the zoom level which you can
see the street names  one time.For the amount of data is too big,the
google earth software once send a small smount data which you can
watch a small area clearly,and you need not wait for a long time.
So you can print map with the zoom level which you can see the street
names many times?like a checker board,then use photoshop merge to the
big map you want and rize to 8 feet x 10 feet.Then you can PDF print.

If you  don't know how to merge,you can ask other people or me.

  I hope this can help you.

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