Printing Rhino to Adobe Acrobat
I have a small design that I am putting together for a publication (small meaning simple, not small in size). For the publication I want to send them the design in PDF format preferable and at a 1:1 scale.
When I select print and select Adobe Acrobat as my printer I get locked into a 8.5X11 paper size This is what my phisical printer will actually do if I were printing to paper), and the adobe print comes out croped so I'm only seeing the section of the design that would actually fit onto a standard size piece of paper. Even when I select the whole design using the print window function.
There doesn't seem to be an export to PDF function available.
How can I trick Rhino into printing a PDF of arbitrary size that is determined by the print window I select?
YOu're going to have to define Acrobat as a printer and set the page size you need as that printer's default page size.
OR, save it as a jpg or bmp and load it into Illustrator and save it as a PDF.
Printing custom page sizes with Adobe PDF
This is how I change the page size with Adobe PDF which I assume is the same pdf printer you have.
In Rhino goto File > Print Setup.
Select your pdf printer from the dropdown menu then click Properties
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You should get a window that looks like *Image Two* which is Printing Pref's. Click on the Layout tab and click advanced.
You should be on a window that looks like Image Three which is the advanced options....
Here you can select Custom Size or Postscript Custom Page where you can set the page size *Image Four*
This is how it's done with my acrobat pdf printer. Yours may differ a little but should be around the same steps to select a custom page size to be printed.
Thank you gentlemen. Both methods work great. Problem solved