Printing Maps
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        If you do not have a Graphics Program or Windows XP Photo and Printing Wizard, you can save
        a map image, open it in a text program, and then print it. 
           
       
If your Text Program is MICROSOFT WORD:

        1..    Select the full image of the map you want to print.  (not the thumbnail)

        2.    Identify Orientation of Map
                        In the address bar at the top of the screen you will see the file name/address of the image. 
                        This is usually a file name ending in Ptif if it is a PORTRAIT orientation, or Ltif if it is a
                        LANDSCAPE orientation.
                                Example:  alookatcook.com/1930/C1930wd06mapLtif.gif = LANDSCAPE
                                Make note of this orientation.

        3.    Right click on the map
               Select SAVE PICTURE AS
               Name the file and save as a bitmap file (.bmp) JPEG file (.jpg)  TIFF (.tif) or GIF (.gif) file

        4.    Open a new page or new document in MICROSOFT WORD

        5.    Select FILE on the menu bar
               Select PAGE SET UP

                   
Select the MARGINS Tab
                                Set all margins and gutter to “0”
                    Select PAPER SIZE  Tab
                                 
Set orientation for PORTRAIT or LANDSCAPE as determined in step 2, above.       
                    Click OK
                    A pop up message will appear stating one or more margins are outside of the print area. 
                    Choose IGNORE
       
        6.        Return to document page
                   On Menu  Bar  Select INSERT

                   
            On drop down menu Select PICTURE, FROM FILE
                                Locate the map you saved and click on INSERT

        7.        RIGHT CLICK on map image
                  
On the drop down menu select FORMAT PICTURE
                   Select the SIZE Tab
                                Make sure the box “LOCK ASPECT RATIO” includes a check mark
                                Make sure the box “Relative to Original Picture Size” includes a check mark
                                If your map is a PORTRAIT Orientation,  in the height box enter: 11.00 (Do not enter anything in
                                        the width box.)
                               If your map is a LANDSCAPE Orientation, in the height box enter: 8.5 (Do not enter anything in
                                        the width box.)
                                Click "OK"

        8.         Return to document.
                    Select FILE on the menu bar at the top of document page
                    Select PRINT PREVIEW     
                    
You should see a preview of the map that will be printed.  Select CLOSE on the tool bar

        9.        Return to document
                     Select FILE on the menu bar at top of document page.
                     Select PRINT
                    Click "OK"
                            You may receive a pop up message stating one or more of your margins are
                                    outside of the print area.  Select  Yes, CONTINUE

               
       

        If your Text Program is COREL WORDPERFECT:

        1.    Select the full image of the map you want to print.  (not the thumbnail)

        2.    Identify Orientation of Map
                        In the address bar at the top of the screen you will see the file name/address of the image. 
                        This is usually a file name ending in Ptif if it is a PORTRAIT orientation, or Ltif if it is a
                        LANDSCAPE orientation.
                                Example:  alookatcook.com/1930/C1930wd06mapLtif.gif = LANDSCAPE
                                Make note of this orientation.

        3.    Right click on the map
               Select SAVE PICTURE AS
               Name the file and save as a bitmap file (.bmp) JPEG file (.jpg)  TIFF (.tif) or GIF (.gif) file

        4.    Open a new page or new document in COREL WORDPERFECT

        5.    Select FILE on the menu bar
               Select PAGE SET UP

                   
Select the MARGINS/LAYOUT Tab
                                In the MARGINS section select "MINIMUM"
                    Select the SIZE Tab
                                Select PORTRAIT or LANDSCAPE as determined in Step 2
                    Click "OK"
       
        6.       Re
turn to the document page
                  On Menu  Bar  Select INSERT

                   
            On drop down menu Select INSERT GRAPHICS, FROM FILE
                                Locate the map you saved and click on INSERT

        7.        RIGHT CLICK on thumbnail map image
                  
On the drop down menu select SIZE
                   In the SIZE BOX:
                                If your map 's Orientation is PORTRAIT as determined in Step 2, Select WIDTH, SET, and enter
                                    8.5    In the HEIGHT section select MAINTAIN PROPORTIONS.  Do not add any number in the
                                    HEIGHT section.  Click "OK"
                                If your map 's Orientation is LANDSCAPE as determined in Step 2, Select WIDTH, SET, and enter
                                    11.0    In the HEIGHT section select MAINTAIN PROPORTIONS.  Do not add any number in the
                                    HEIGHT section.  Click "OK"

        8.        Return to document.
                   Click anywhere on the page that is outside of the graphics box.
                   Select FILE on the menu bar at the top of document page
                   Select PRINT PREVIEW     
                  
You should see a preview of the map that will be printed. 
                   Select FILE on the menu bar at top of document page.
                   Select PRINT