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PDF format printing

PDF format printing

Download your file from your email to your desktop or relevant folder


Open the file using your PDF software - the most popular is Abobe Reader << click to download for free


Once opened in your PDF sofware it should look something like the image to the right


Now Press the PRINT option (via FILE)



Printing PDF plans to scale

Printing PDF plans to scale



Once Print has been clicked a box similar to the image on the right should appear


Make sure that your printer is displayed


Please make sure that no scaling is selected (or none) - the default choice is usually "Fit to Printable Area"


Select the number of copies you require


Finally press OK



Checking Plans are to scale

Checking Plans are to scale


Before submitting to say a Local Authority (or even doing your own measurements) it is very important to make sure that your plans are to scale


Not eveyone has a scale ruler to hand but don't panic, you can use any ruler or measuring tape to check that our plans are to scale


Simply check your printout by placing a ruler as indicated on the image to the right - measure the mapping area only and it should measure:

- 11.2cm x 11.2cm at A5 budget size
- 16cm x 16cm at A4 Value size
- 17cm x 23cm at A4 Portrait size
- 25.5cm x 15.5cm at A4 landscape size
- 24cm x 24cm at A3 value size
- 24cm x 34cm at A3 portrait size
- 36.5cm x 22cm at A3 landscape size
- 36.5cm x 48.5cm at A2 portrait size
- 54.5 cm x 33cm at A2 landscape size
- 53.5cm x 71.5cm at A1 Portrait
- 78.5cm x 49.5cm at A1 landscape size
- 75cm x 99.5cm at A0 portrait size
- 111cm x 68.5cm at A0 landscape size

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