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#155788 - 02/08/05 10:34 PM Printing Blue Prints  
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Anyone have any tips for printing online and Emailed blue prints in PDF format. If I print 1 page it is too small to read. If I blow it up then I need to keep printing each page spot by spot. Then I end up with an overlapping pile of mess.

I printed out a plans once and it was soo small. So I cut out the images and stapled them together. Handed it to someone and said heres your next job. It was about the size of a book of stamps.

Can I take a PDF to a printer to be put on a normal size print paper? If so how much does that run?

Tom


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#155789 - 02/08/05 11:04 PM Re: Printing Blue Prints  
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If you have a Kinkos, they have the equipment to print large format.


#155790 - 02/08/05 11:28 PM Re: Printing Blue Prints  
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Ditto on the Kinko's. I generally download to either a 3 1/2 disk or to my brand new handy dandy 128 MB USB JumpDrive. I then take it to Kinko's and they do the download there and print out for the scale required.


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