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Using the Library Poster Printer

  1. Find “Library 24in Plotter” on the drive \print1 and add this printer
    • Mac Users at this time will have to use a campus PC to print.
  2. Save your poster as a pdf and open it in Adobe Acrobat Reader to print.
  3. Undergraduate research posters are typically 24X36 inches. 
    • Choose Fit rather than Actual Size on the Adobe print screen
    • If you have a color background, you might change to borderless printing by going to Printer Properties; Paper/Quality; Margin/Layout; Borderless 
    • The printer defaults should be set to the appropriate settings. If you want to check them:
      • For paper size check: Printer properties - Paper/Quality - Document Size - Choose: Super D/A1
      • Also, select Speed (rather than Quality) under Paper/Quality
  4. Send your poster file to “Library 24in Plotter” at least 24 hours in advance
  5. WARNING! 
    • If PaperCut indicates your poster will cost $18 and is two pages, cancell
    • Reprint and change the orientation to the oppostie of what was initially set - Portrait/Landscape
  6. Come to the Media Services desk in the Collaboration Center to pick up your poster.

 

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