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How to a print a Form_Z File

  • Exporting from Form_Z for print output
  • line art / wireframe / hidden line
  • File > Image Export
  • TIFF or Illustrator (if making a banner print, your AI file will then need to be saved as a PDF_
  • default Options should be fine
  • rendered art
  • make sure art is rendered at 200 or 300dpi
  • File > Image Export
  • TIFF
  • default Options should be fine

follow respective directions for whichever output method you've chosen (OCE, Banner, Epson 4880, etc.)

In order to print a file created in FormZ you will need to export your file to a printable file format. Note: that you may experience a change in scaling when outputting a file for print.

Therefore, it is recommended you include a scaling device in your image (like a 1" square or set of squares, a ruler, etc.) to gauge the accuracy of your printed file. 

Line Art / Wireframe / Hidden Line

With your file/image open to to:

  • File > Image Export
  • Choose TIFF or Illustrator (if making an OCE or banner print, your AI file will then need to be saved as a PDF)
  • The default options should be fine
  • Follow respective directions for whichever output method you've chosen (OCE, Banner, Epson 4880, etc.)

Rendered Art

Make sure your art is rendered at 200 or 300dpi, then go to:

  • File > Image Export
  • Choose TIFF
  • Thedefault options should be fine
  • Follow respective directions for whichever output method you've chosen (OCE, Banner, Epson 4880, etc.)

 

 

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