Thank you for the info! Now I get it.
On Jul 13, 2004, at 12:19 PM, Jeremy Stoller wrote:
> The page tiling border represents the margin of your paper, as defined
> by your page setup, which as you guessed is where the printer will cut
> off your image. If you change your printer or page setup than the page
> tiling border will change to reflect the new settings. You can also
> move the page tile around if, for instance, you have a large image but
> you just want to print a small section of it on your 8.5"x11" printer.
> The Page Tool is "underneath" the Hand Tool in the tools palate. It
> lets you drag around the page as you please. If you double click on
> the Page Tool button then the page will return to being centered on
> your artboard.
> When you send an image to a printer then the page tiling doesn't mean
> much. The printer will need to set up the file for their machine
> anyway. The artboard size (aka - document size) is more important, but
> since the printer can move the page tile, irrespective of the
> artboard, even this isn't absolutely critical. I would just try to
> make sure everything you want printed is somewhere on the artboard.
> Other than that, I wouldn't worry too much.
> Jeremy Stoller
> Senior Graphic Artist
> California Science Center
> (213) 744-2532
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> Subject: page tiling in Illustrator 9.0
> A few Illustrator questions:
> How do I change the page tiling setting on a document in Illustrator?
> What is the purpose of it anyway? Is it the border where the image will
> be cut off when it is printed?
> When you send an image to a printers what is more important--the
> document size or the page tiling border? I'm trying to figure out
> Illustrator on my own...hence all the questions.
> Sally Binard