Printing Large Google Maps: A Detailed Guide

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printing large Google Maps

Printing large Google Maps is useful for different purposes, from urban planning and landscape design to educational uses and personal navigation aids. However, due to the detail and scale involved, it’s not as simple as just hitting the print button on your browser.

Luckily, this article will guide you through the steps.

Let’s begin!

Step-by-Step Guide: Printing Large Google Maps

Here’s how to achieve this:

  1. Go to Google Maps.
Google Maps
  1. Zoom your map using the “+” icon on the bottom right of the screen to identify the area you want to capture. Use any screenshot tool of your choice. You can also use the snipping tool available for Windows.
Zoom your maps
  1. Click on the map, hold, and drag to move to the next area you want to print.
Drag to capture
  1. Ensure you capture all the sections you’re interested in by repeating step 3.
Capture more areas
  1. Go to any photo editing tool to merge the screenshots and create one large photo. I’ll use Canva.
Canva website
  1. Tap “custom size,” select your dimensions, and click “Create new design.
Custom size
  1. Click “Upload files” to upload your screenshots in Canva.
Upload files
  1. Tap on the screenshots to add them to your design and arrange them.
Arrange the screenshots
  1. Merge them to make them look like one photo. Tap the share button to save the photo.
Merged screenshots
  1. Go to Files>Downloads, right-click on the photo you downloaded from Canvas, then tap Print.

That’s it!

Printing large Google Maps can be a powerful tool for various applications, from professional to personal use. These steps will help you create a large-scale map that meets your needs. Similarly, you can even make printable directions.

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