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Poster spanning 4 or more A4 pages... Need help!

Discussion in 'HTML, Graphics & Programming' started by GordyR, 14 May 2006.

  1. GordyR

    Soldato

    Joined: 1 Dec 2003

    Posts: 5,438

    Location: Kent

    Right guys I need to make a poster.

    I want this poster span four or more A4 sheets of paper which will be stuck together on a wall. The trouble is I have no idea how to go about doing it.

    I have microsoft Office which obviously includes Word, Powerpoint and Publisher. Which program would be best to use? And more importantly how do I set up the program so that I can create a poster which can be printed on a standard inkjet printer which can only print on A4 paper?

    Essentially want I want to be able to do is design my poster and then say, okay I want you to print accross several sheets of A4 paper so that they can be arranged together to create one larger poster. Hopefully that makes some sense.

    I also have Adobe Photoshop CS2 at my disposal if any of you think that would be a better option.

    Thanks guys, sorry if this is a bit simplistic for you all but I have never done this kind of thing before. :)
     
  2. benjo

    Capodecina

    Joined: 4 Sep 2005

    Posts: 12,778

    Location: London

    Rasterbator! I'm sure you can change the dot size so there isnt any dots. And it basically does it all for you, you just need to have adobe reader :)
     
  3. unknowndomain

    Mobster

    Joined: 18 Apr 2004

    Posts: 2,613

    Location: Herne Hill, London

    use photoshop to resize the image then use the guides to split the image into 4 a4 sheets and copy and paste into seperate documents then print
     
  4. GordyR

    Soldato

    Joined: 1 Dec 2003

    Posts: 5,438

    Location: Kent

    Thanks guys thats given me a couple of solutions. I think I can manage it from here.

    Cheers! :)