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    And this is the last page of the reason I've been very quiet on this forum for the last two weeks or so. Unbelievable how much work a decent brochure can entail!

    A serious map from me, for a change. This is a map of our fly-fishing area along with several of our "partner" hotels - I.E. some of the places that sell our fishing permits and were decent enough to contribute financially to our brochure.

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    čudovit! fantastico!

    Is that brochure in Italian or Slovenian? Both?

    Regardless, that is a very well done map. Very crisp and clean, exactly what I would want in a parks and fishing hand map.

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    It's in Italian and French, actually - but the last page is mostly identical in both versions: the German/English and the Italian/French. However, now you've reminded me ... I have to get the credits translated! There's just so much fiddling before something like this is finished, it's ridiculous . Once it's done, you hand it off to the printer's and then hope it all turns out fine, so you don't end up with piles of typo-ridden material

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    Ok ... fixed what I noticed Tx Wannabehero!

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    Oh man, you make me envious. This is a great use of Infographics on map.

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    Thanks Schwarzkreuz I'm still learning how to do it optimally, but it's one of my favourite kinds of design projects. Making something that actually carries useful information.

    And I just noticed that I have to fix two phone numbers. You'd think typos get noticed and corrected in projects like this ... but they don't.

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    Superb work, Lukc. Really clear (to the extent that I don't read Slovene - except for catch & release! ). The only thing I'd suggest is to run the colours through a colour blindness checker like this one. Also, if it's mean to be a freebee and you want people to photocopy it, then check to see it works as a photocopy. If it's not meant to be a freebee and not photocopied then use colours that won't work on a photocopy!

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    That's a pretty nifty colour blindness tool! fortunately I'm colour-blind myself, so it will only look strange to those weird tritanopes. But the colour-coding isn't essential to the information anyway, it's just there to make it easier to distinguish between individual locations.

    It's actually going into print on a brochure, so I doubt it'll see photocopying. Cyans are the ones that get photocopiers all muddle up, right?

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    Yeah, I think it is. Wasn't that the reason why the D&D old school maps were printed using that blue ? So they didn't photocopy well? I wonder whether photocopiers have come on since then though.

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    Blue copies fine on a copier. Actually its in the darkroom for printer cameras where blue is used as it doesn't show in camera work.
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