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Plotting Instructions - Creating a .pdf file

Instructions for creating a properly sized .pdf file for plotting

Open Powerpoint

If you already have content on your Powerpoint slide, you only need to follow steps 2 and 4 to ensure proper sizing/exporting

The following instructions assume you have an image of sufficient resolution to be printed at a large size
(We recommend at minimum 1000px per foot)

1) Launch Powerpoint
Open Powerpoint

2) Select the Design tab
Click on Slide Size->Cusom Slide Size... and enter the desired Width and Height, then click OK.
Set size

3) Insert your image and scale it to the full size of the slide
Insert Image

4) Select File->Save as and set the Save as type: to PDF, then click Save
Save as PDF

From this point, please follow these instructions (Plotting Instructions )to print your .pdf file

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Keywords:poster, plotter, plotting, printing, powerpoint, image, .ppt, .pdf, paper, computer lab, mudd, tutorial   Doc ID:68671
Owner:Diane Y.Group:Rice University
Created:2016-11-14 13:03 CDTUpdated:2018-12-01 15:14 CDT
Sites:Rice Sandbox, Rice University
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