Poster Printing

You can enlarge the print data of one page and print it over multiple sheets of paper. When the output sheets are joined together, they form a large print like a poster.
This topic also introduces poster printing setting and output examples.

To Perform Poster Printing

1.
Display the [Layout] sheet.
2.
Select [Poster] → specify the number of parts.
If you have selected [Custom], specify the number of rows and columns respectively in the [Specify Custom Number of Rows and Columns for Poster] dialog box.
If you want to set details such as the range of pages to be printed, printing with border lines, etc., perform the following procedure.
3.
Click [Details].
4.
In the [Poster Settings] dialog box, set any necessary items.
5.
Click [OK].

Poster Printing Setting and Output Examples

This shows combinations of setting examples and output results relating to poster printing. The setting examples are shown in combination with the setting state in the [Poster Settings] dialog box whenever required.
Setting Example 1.
[Main] sheet > [Orientation]: [Portrait]
[Layout] sheet > [Poster]: [1 x 2]
Output Result
Setting Example 2.
[Main] sheet > [Orientation]: [Portrait]
[Layout] sheet > [Poster] > [Custom]: Set 3 for [Number of Rows] and 2 for [Number of Columns]
Output Result
When [Poster Settings] dialog box > [Rotate sheets 90 degrees] > [On] or [Auto] is selected
If you select [Auto], the pages are oriented in the direction in which the print data is printed larger. In this example, the orientation is the same as when [On] is selected.
When [Poster Settings] dialog box > [Rotate sheets 90 degrees] > [Off] is selected
Setting Example 3.
[Layout] sheet > [Poster]: [2 x 2]
Detailed settings in the [Poster Settings] dialog box
Output Result
Setting Example 4.
[Layout] sheet > [Poster]: [2 x 2]
Detailed settings in the [Poster Settings] dialog box
Output Result
Legend
Broken line: border
: paste mark
: cut mark
: Margin Width

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