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Wall maps

March 27 2008 | 0 comments

What is the best way for printing wall maps?

We don't have a plotter, so, we need to export the map as a PDF file to print in a bureau. But if the map is bigger than the mouth of the plotter, we need to provide tiles.

To solve this, I'm "printing" with the option "tile map" in a PDF driver printer. Is that the better way? We're having some problemns to merge the tiles with glue and adesive tapes...


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Raphael F. Saldanha
Universidade Federal de Juiz de Fora
Brazil

Mapping Center Answer:

Hi, Raphael:

I checked with our printing expert here and he says that he can't really think of a better way to approach this problem than the course you are currently taking. By printing tiles, you are already doing what he would recommend.

So continue on as you are going!

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