When I publish it to PDF the page size is too big. I want to know how I can scale it down to a smaller page size, ie 500' x 500', currently I am at 1/4' = 1'. The corel page size now is 2,800 x 2000'. Thanks, Iain
I didn't think the max art board size in CorelDRAW went any bigger than 1800" X 1800". In full size sign design work I rarely ever work on page sizes larger than 1000" tall or wide.PDF output in CorelDRAW appears to run into serious problems with page sizes any larger than 125" or 150". You'll just have to create a copy of your layout and reduce it to a much smaller scale on a much smaller page size, especially if it will be printed on normal sized sheets of paper. Reduce the artwork in size by a specific percentage for it to match a certain scale. For instance if it will be 1/4" = 1' the percentage would be 2.083333%.
Are you aware of the scale function?
Ruler Setup >> bottom right >> Edit Scale
Working on a 500 foot x 500 foot drawing will require a minimum scale of 1/4. That has a drawing of 125 foot x 125 foot. To create a drawing that can output to PDF from there in 2018 requires some thought.
Draw 2018 (if memory serves) has a bug when reducing outlines that reduce below .001 inches, so be aware of that when using outlines in your drawings.
I create a PDF preset that down samples images to 85 DPI, that takes care of image effects in the original drawing.
All I do is group the entire drawing size it down as needed and export selected. Keep all things on the page or it won't export properly.
Yes, that's what I have done as a stop gap, but this also changed all my measurements, obviously, I was looking for an easy way to scale down the whole drawing so it would fit on 500' x 500' page to accommodate the PDF aspect of it all.
And keep the scale measurements