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Poster printing at the Bollinger Digital Fabrication Lab, Biotech Commons

Using Adobe Acrobat

  • Pros:
    • simple, fast, safe option
    • can use existing Ppt poster templates
    • can be printed without modifications
  • Cons:
    • looks a bit choppy

Instructions

  1. Save your poster as PDF
  2. Open in Adobe Acrobat
  3. Press Ctrl + L to enter full screen
  4. Zoom into a section with Ctrl + +
  5. Use the arrow keys to move around
    Tip: use SHIFT + arrow keys for faster scrolling

Using PowerPoint Slide show

  • Pros:
    • simple, fast, safe option
    • can use existing Ppt poster templates
  • Cons:
    • there is a limit to how much you can zoom-in - may not be enough to see small print or complex graphs

Instructions

  • In Slide Show mode, hold down the CTRL key while scrolling up or down
  • If using a touchpad, hold down CTRL while placing two fingers on the touchpad and pinching in or stretching out