All ArcPress printer drivers have a hard coded maximum printable area. For example, the ArcPress RTL drivers have a maximum printable width of 34.5 inches.You must increase these limits to print larger than the hard coded limit when printing on larger printers using ArcPress.
ArcPress for ArcGIS ArcMap 9.0 and higher no longer has a hard-coded page size.
1. Browse to your $ARCHOME\etc directory and open device1.dat in a text editor.
On Windows, $ARCHOME is <install_drive>:\arcgis\arcexe81, <install_drive>:\arcgis\ or c:\Program Files\ArcGIS\
The first line of device1.dat should look similar to:
RTL_RGB, unirtlrgb, 10350, -1, 300, 300, HP RTL - RGB (Device Dithered)
2. View the chart below. Select the appropriate values for the paper size to support and edit in those values in the device1.dat file.
PCL Tabloid/B = 3090, 4800
RTL 42" wide printer = 12150, -1
RTL 50" wide printer = 14550, -1
RTL 60" wide printer = 17550, -1
The ArcPress Canon and Epson drivers are already hardcoded to 11" x 17".
3. Save and close the device1.dat file. These changes will be applied the next time ArcPress is used.
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