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Something else. I clicked on Format -> 'Fit object to paper format', then 'letter' in paper format went from blue to gray. After closing the menu, I reclicked on it and the box was unchecked, and the 'letter' option was again blue. No mention of anything strange in Help.


On 07/25/2013 09:45 AM, John R. Sowden wrote:
I am having another, yet related, problem. The drawing is larger than 8.5" x 11". When I display it on the screen, there is a grayed portrait double line box, which covers the same area that is printed, on the screen. I thought that was the "page pane". Not so, turning it on/off in the View menu has no effect. Looking up 'page pane' in Help sends me to a different help location. I cannot 'edit/change' this grayed box.

Q: How do I make the entire drawing print using the 'fit to printable page' option. I have tried printing to paper and, using 'print to file', creating a pdf. All that is printed is the area inside this grayed box.


On 07/24/2013 12:42 PM, John R. Sowden wrote:

On 07/24/2013 06:41 AM, John R. Sowden wrote: We have created a floor plan, using LO Draw with a scale of 1/8" = 1'. Now we want to take it to Kinko's (Fed Ex) and have it printed for about $4.00 per page. Problem is they cannot print it. A few questions:

1) What is the standard file format (description and file type) for professional drafting?

2) Does LO Draw support this format?

3)  If not, is there a work around?

4) Can I print multiple parts of the drawing onto 8.5" x 11.0" paper, then tape them together for a preliminary draft? (I know I can do the taping part, its the printing that is an issue :) )?

5)  And , finally, Does the PDF format fit into this issue at all?



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