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[[File:Pro40px.PNG|This function is available in OCAD 11 Professional.|link=https://www.ocad.com/en/products/ocad-for-cartography]][[File:Std40px.PNG|This function is available in OCAD 11 Orienteering Standard.|link=https://www.ocad.com/en/products/ocad-for-orienteering]][[File:Sta40px.PNG|This function is available in OCAD 11 Starter.|link=https://www.ocad.com/en/products/ocad-for-orienteering]][[File:View40px.PNG|This function is available in OCAD 11 Viewer.|link=https://www.ocad.com/en/downloads/ocad-viewer]][[File:CS40px.PNG|This function is available in OCAD 11 Course Setting.|link=https://www.ocad.com/en/products/ocad-for-orienteering]]
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To print the map:  
 
To print the map:  
 
# Select '''Print''' in the '''File''' menu, press Ctrl+P or click on the '''Print''' icon [[File:Icon_Print.PNG]] in the standard toolbar. The '''Print''' dialog appears on the right hand side of the window.
 
# Select '''Print''' in the '''File''' menu, press Ctrl+P or click on the '''Print''' icon [[File:Icon_Print.PNG]] in the standard toolbar. The '''Print''' dialog appears on the right hand side of the window.
 
#:[[File:Print.PNG]]
 
#:[[File:Print.PNG]]
# Select your printer. Click on the '''Properties''' icon [[File: Properties.PNG]] to adjust the printer settings.
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# Select the printer to print the map. In the box you can select one of the installed Windows printer drivers. Click the '''Properties''' button [[File: Properties.PNG]] to change printing options.
# In the '''Page handling''' box you can set the page orientation and the number of copies you would like to print.
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# In the '''Page handling''' box you can set the page orientation ('''Portrait''' or '''Landscape''') and the number of copies you would like to print.
# Decide between '''Color printing''' or '''Spot color separations (Black & White printing)''' in the next box. If you choose the second option select the spot colors which are to be separated in the Black & White print.
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# Decide between '''Color printing''' or '''Spot color separations (Black & White printing)''' in the next box. Select the second option to print black and withe spot color separations. Choose '''[[Define Spot Colors]]''' from the '''Map''' menu to define spot colors. When this radio button is activated and spot colors are defined, you can select one or more of the defined spot colors in the '''Spot colors''' list box.
# Define the print scale in the '''Scale''' box.
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# Define the print scale in the '''Scale''' box. You can enter the scale on the keyboard, or choose one of the predefined scales. If the print scale is different from the map scale, the map and the symbols are enlarged/reduced according to the ratio of the map and print scales.
 
# In the '''Print map size''' box you have the following options:
 
# In the '''Print map size''' box you have the following options:
#*'''Entire map''': The entire map will be printed. Gray frames show a print preview on the basis of the defined paper size in the printer settings. If the map is too large for one page, it will be printed on several pages. Click on the '''Setup''' icon [[File:Properties.PNG]] to make more adjustments.
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:*'''Entire map''': The entire map will be printed. Gray frames show a print preview on the basis of the defined paper size in the printer settings. If the map is too large for one page, it will be printed on several pages. Click on the '''Setup''' icon [[File:Properties.PNG]] to make more adjustments.
#*'''Part of map''': Print a part of the map. If you choose this option a thin black (yellow highlighted in the figure) and a grey frame appear. If you cannot see the frames, click '''Zoom out''' in the '''View''' menu until the frames become visible. The thin black frame shows the area which is to be printed, the grey frame shows the paper size. Adjust the thin black frame to your desired map part.
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:*'''Part of map''': Print a part of the map. If you choose this option a thin black and a grey frame appear. The thin black frame shows the area which is to be printed, the grey frame shows the paper size. Adjust the thin black frame to your desired map part. More information about setting up '''Part of the Map''' can be found further down on this page.
#:[[File:PrintFrame.png|600px]]
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:*'''One page''': Select this option to print one page of paper of the map. Click the '''Setup''' [[File:Properties.PNG]] button to define the region to be printed. More information about setting up '''One Page''' can be found further down on this page.
#*'''One page''':  
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:*If you cannot see the frame, click '''Zoom out''' in the '''View''' menu until the frame becomes visible.
#*If you cannot see the frame, click '''Zoom out''' in the '''View''' menu until the frame becomes visible.
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:*Move the mouse pointer inside the rectangle to drag the entire rectangle. Drag a corner or one side to resize the rectangle.<br />
# In the '''Options''' box you can make the following adjustments:
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:7. In the '''Options''' box you can make the following adjustments:
#* '''Intensity:''' For older ink jet printers you can reduce the color intensity here. This reduces the amount of ink applied.
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:* '''Intensity:''' For older ink jet printers you can reduce the color intensity here. This reduces the amount of ink applied.
#:[[File:PrintIntensity.PNG|600px]]
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:[[File:PrintIntensity.PNG|600px]]
#* '''Line width:''' For older ink jet printers you can reduce the line width here. This reduces the amount of ink applied.
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:* '''Line width:''' For older ink jet printers you can reduce the line width here. This reduces the amount of ink applied.
#:[[File:PrintLineWidth.PNG|600px]]
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:[[File:PrintLineWidth.PNG|600px]]
#* '''Print screen grid:''' Check this box to print a grid on the map. Choose the color of the grid in the drop-down list.
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:* '''Print screen grid:''' Check this box to print a grid on the map. Choose the color of the grid in the drop-down list.
#:[[File:PrintGrid.PNG|600px]]
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:[[File:PrintGrid.PNG|600px]]<br />
# Click '''OK''' to print out the respective area.  
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:8. Click '''Print''' to print out the respective area.
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: Click '''Save XML'''  to save an XML file with the print settings (Same filename and path as OCAD map). Use '''[[XML Script|Execute XML Script]]''' command in '''File''' menu to print the map with the settings saved in the XML file.
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Hide the background map before printing the map, if you do not want this to be printed out as well.
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If you are still in '''Draft mode''', select '''Normal Mode''' in the '''View''' menu.
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[[File:Hint.jpg|hint]] The error message: "Paper size is not defined" appears if a paper size is defined that is not available for the selected printer.
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==Setup Part of Map==
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Choose the '''Part of map''' option as the print map size and click the [[File:Properties.PNG]] '''Setup''' button to define the printing area. The '''Setup Part of Map (Printing)''' dialog appears.
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[[File:SetupPartOfTheMap.PNG]]
  
Hide the background map before starting this process, if you do not want this to be printed out as well.
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First, choose between '''Paper''' or '''Real World Coordinates'''. In the '''Print map size''' part of the dialog, you can make the following adjustments:
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# Choose between the '''Reference point, width and height''' and the '''Rectangle''' option. When you choose the first option:
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## Choose the point of the map which you want to define as the reference point (e.g. upper left corner). Click one of the nine squares.
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## Enter the coordinate of the chosen point.
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## Enter the dimension ('''Width''' and '''Height''') of the map to be printed in m (real world coordinates) or mm (paper coordinates).
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# If the '''Rectangle''' option was chosen:
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## Enter the coordinate of the bottom left and the top right corner of the rectangle to be printed in m (real world coordinates) or mm (paper coordinates).
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# Set the vertical and horizontal overlap. If the map does not fit to one page, the given overlap is printed on both pages, therefore the maps are overlapping.
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# You can name the adjustments and save them by clicking the '''Save''' button.
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# If there are saved settings, you can load them using the '''Load''' button or delete them using the '''Delete''' button.
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# Click the '''OK''' button when finished.
  
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[[File:Hint.jpg]] The overlap values can be negative. This can be useful when printing the courses for relays in orienteering. Place the start number and or advertisement to be printed on the back side beside the map. With a negativ overlap a gap between the two pages is created.<br />
  
If you are still in '''Draft mode''', select '''Normal Mode''' in the '''View''' menu.
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==Setup One Page==
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Choose the '''One page''' option as the print map size and click the [[File:Properties.PNG]] '''Setup''' button to define the printing area. The '''Setup One Page''' dialog appears.
  
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[[File:SetupOnePage.PNG]]
  
* '''Grid :'''
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In this dialog you have to set the bottom left corner of the page to be printed in mm (paper coorinates) or m (when you have '''[[Create a New Map#Set Scale and Coordinate System|Set a Coordinate System]]'''). Click the '''OK''' button when finished.
: -'''Print grid:''' Check this box to print a grid on the map.
 
: -'''Grid color:''' Choose the color of the grid here.
 
* '''Printer:''' Select the printer to print the map. In the box you can select one of the installed Windows printer drivers. Click the Properties button to change printing options.
 
* '''Landscape:''' Check this field to print the map in landscape format.
 
* '''Print:'''
 
: -'''Color map:''' Select this radio button to print a color map.
 
: -'''Spot color separations:''' Select this option to print black and with spot color separations. Choose '''Spot color Mode''' from the '''View''' menu to define spot colors. When this radio button is activated and spot colors are defined, you can select one or more of the defined spot colors in the Spot colors list box.
 
* '''Range:'''
 
: -'''Entire map:''' Select this option to print the entire map. If the map is too large for one page, it will be printed on several pages.
 
: -'''Part of map:''' Select this option to print a part of the map. Click the button Setup to define the part of map to be printed. The dialog box '''Setup Part of Map''' (Printing) appears. Click the button
 
: -'''Entire Map''' to print the entire map. Click the button '''To current view''' to print the currently on the screen displayed map.
 
: -'''One page:''' Select this option to print one page of paper of the map. Click the button '''Setup''' to define the region to be printed.
 
* '''Map scale:''' This line shows the scale of the map. Choose '''Scale and Coordinate System''' from the '''Map''' menu to set the map scale.
 
* '''Print scale:''' Enter the scale for the printed map. You can enter the scale on the keyboard, or choose one of the predefined scales. If the print scale is different from the map scale, the map and the symbols are enlarged/reduced according to the ratio of the map and print scales.
 
* '''Copies:''' Enter the number of copies to be printed.
 
* '''Print to file:''' Select this option to print to a file instead of directly to a printer.
 
* '''Save XML:''' A XML file with the print settings is saved (Same filename and path as OCAD map). Use '''XML script''' command in '''File''' menu to print the map with the settings saved in the XML file.
 
* '''Options
 
: -'''Left:''' Enter here the left border of the page.
 
: -'''Bottom: '''Enter here the bottom border of the page.
 
  
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[[File:Hint.jpg]] A preview is given in the drawing area.
  
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Latest revision as of 11:08, 6 September 2012

This function is available in OCAD 11 Professional.This function is available in OCAD 11 Orienteering Standard.This function is available in OCAD 11 Starter.This function is available in OCAD 11 Viewer.This function is available in OCAD 11 Course Setting.

To print the map:

  1. Select Print in the File menu, press Ctrl+P or click on the Print icon Icon Print.PNG in the standard toolbar. The Print dialog appears on the right hand side of the window.
    Print.PNG
  2. Select the printer to print the map. In the box you can select one of the installed Windows printer drivers. Click the Properties button Properties.PNG to change printing options.
  3. In the Page handling box you can set the page orientation (Portrait or Landscape) and the number of copies you would like to print.
  4. Decide between Color printing or Spot color separations (Black & White printing) in the next box. Select the second option to print black and withe spot color separations. Choose Define Spot Colors from the Map menu to define spot colors. When this radio button is activated and spot colors are defined, you can select one or more of the defined spot colors in the Spot colors list box.
  5. Define the print scale in the Scale box. You can enter the scale on the keyboard, or choose one of the predefined scales. If the print scale is different from the map scale, the map and the symbols are enlarged/reduced according to the ratio of the map and print scales.
  6. In the Print map size box you have the following options:
  • Entire map: The entire map will be printed. Gray frames show a print preview on the basis of the defined paper size in the printer settings. If the map is too large for one page, it will be printed on several pages. Click on the Setup icon Properties.PNG to make more adjustments.
  • Part of map: Print a part of the map. If you choose this option a thin black and a grey frame appear. The thin black frame shows the area which is to be printed, the grey frame shows the paper size. Adjust the thin black frame to your desired map part. More information about setting up Part of the Map can be found further down on this page.
  • One page: Select this option to print one page of paper of the map. Click the Setup Properties.PNG button to define the region to be printed. More information about setting up One Page can be found further down on this page.
  • If you cannot see the frame, click Zoom out in the View menu until the frame becomes visible.
  • Move the mouse pointer inside the rectangle to drag the entire rectangle. Drag a corner or one side to resize the rectangle.
7. In the Options box you can make the following adjustments:
  • Intensity: For older ink jet printers you can reduce the color intensity here. This reduces the amount of ink applied.
PrintIntensity.PNG
  • Line width: For older ink jet printers you can reduce the line width here. This reduces the amount of ink applied.
PrintLineWidth.PNG
  • Print screen grid: Check this box to print a grid on the map. Choose the color of the grid in the drop-down list.
PrintGrid.PNG
8. Click Print to print out the respective area.
Click Save XML to save an XML file with the print settings (Same filename and path as OCAD map). Use Execute XML Script command in File menu to print the map with the settings saved in the XML file.

Hide the background map before printing the map, if you do not want this to be printed out as well. If you are still in Draft mode, select Normal Mode in the View menu.

hint The error message: "Paper size is not defined" appears if a paper size is defined that is not available for the selected printer.


Setup Part of Map

Choose the Part of map option as the print map size and click the Properties.PNG Setup button to define the printing area. The Setup Part of Map (Printing) dialog appears.

SetupPartOfTheMap.PNG

First, choose between Paper or Real World Coordinates. In the Print map size part of the dialog, you can make the following adjustments:

  1. Choose between the Reference point, width and height and the Rectangle option. When you choose the first option:
    1. Choose the point of the map which you want to define as the reference point (e.g. upper left corner). Click one of the nine squares.
    2. Enter the coordinate of the chosen point.
    3. Enter the dimension (Width and Height) of the map to be printed in m (real world coordinates) or mm (paper coordinates).
  2. If the Rectangle option was chosen:
    1. Enter the coordinate of the bottom left and the top right corner of the rectangle to be printed in m (real world coordinates) or mm (paper coordinates).
  3. Set the vertical and horizontal overlap. If the map does not fit to one page, the given overlap is printed on both pages, therefore the maps are overlapping.
  4. You can name the adjustments and save them by clicking the Save button.
  5. If there are saved settings, you can load them using the Load button or delete them using the Delete button.
  6. Click the OK button when finished.

Hint.jpg The overlap values can be negative. This can be useful when printing the courses for relays in orienteering. Place the start number and or advertisement to be printed on the back side beside the map. With a negativ overlap a gap between the two pages is created.

Setup One Page

Choose the One page option as the print map size and click the Properties.PNG Setup button to define the printing area. The Setup One Page dialog appears.

SetupOnePage.PNG

In this dialog you have to set the bottom left corner of the page to be printed in mm (paper coorinates) or m (when you have Set a Coordinate System). Click the OK button when finished.

Hint.jpg A preview is given in the drawing area.


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