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NSW topos on Tyvek - Officeworks

Postby Zapruda » Mon 11 Mar, 2019 6:42 pm

Hey brains trust,

I am sick of my paper maps tearing, getting wet and being unruly in the wind.

I recall someone printing maps on tyvek at officeworks. I have tried for the last few hours but for the life of me I can’t get the PDF from six maps to upload to the officeworks website. It keeps saying it doesn’t fit.

I have cropped the unnecessary margins out but I don’t think it’s liking the aspect. I am resizing it to the requested size.

Has anyone done this before and willing to help?

Cheers!
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Re: NSW topos on Tyvek - Officeworks

Postby crollsurf » Mon 11 Mar, 2019 7:09 pm

I tried once in-store and first they gave me grief about copyright and then wanted to charge a small fortune.

I just use Gaia on my phone and my memory and compass these days

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Re: NSW topos on Tyvek - Officeworks

Postby Zapruda » Mon 11 Mar, 2019 7:16 pm

crollsurf wrote:I tried once in-store and first they gave me grief about copyright and then wanted to charge a small fortune.

I just use Gaia on my phone and my memory and compass these days

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Thanks Crollsurf. I love Gaia but I really like planning my day on a topo and enjoy the security of having a physical map.

Maybe laminating them is the way...
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Re: NSW topos on Tyvek - Officeworks

Postby wildwanderer » Mon 11 Mar, 2019 7:19 pm

Not sure if this will work but you could try resizing the pdf to the paper size your attempting to print on.

https://www.pdf2go.com/resize-pdf

(havent used this online service either)

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Re: NSW topos on Tyvek - Officeworks

Postby Zapruda » Tue 12 Mar, 2019 7:06 am

wildwanderer wrote:Not sure if this will work but you could try resizing the pdf to the paper size your attempting to print on.

https://www.pdf2go.com/resize-pdf

(havent used this online service either)

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You legend, wildwanderer! That worked a treat. Thanks heaps.
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Re: NSW topos on Tyvek - Officeworks

Postby cale » Sat 16 Mar, 2019 8:15 am

Hey Zapruda,

Any chance you could keep this thread updated and let us know the results? I've been thinking of printing some maps on the office works tyvek and would be curious to hear how it turns out.

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Re: NSW topos on Tyvek - Officeworks

Postby Echidna not » Thu 21 Mar, 2019 5:00 pm

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Re: NSW topos on Tyvek - Officeworks

Postby Warin » Thu 21 Mar, 2019 5:55 pm

GIMP will resize .. and change format. Probably photoshop will do the same too. GIMP is freeware..

https://www.gimp.org/
Resizing info
https://www.wpbeginner.com/beginners-gu ... g-quality/
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