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    Fooling around with Excel today and I made some Mini Blinds for a DPM building. Each slate is 3 pixels high by 10 pixels wide, about the smallest you can go width wise for cell sizes in Excel. What do you think? Too white? Maybe use tan paper? Thanks, Jim


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    Jim,
    They look good. You could just change your fill color to make them any color you want.

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    I'd suggest reversing the colors so that you have black with white lines. And make more, thinner rows.

    This is how my scored lines on the back of the plastic windows worked. Not perfect, but the colors look pretty good:


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    True on the color. My first attempt today was just on a black and white laser printer. I also have access to a color laser and a color plotter with a 24" paper width I plan on using to print my track plan in a 1:1 ratio.

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    Ender,

    Your windows look great! The residents in that building must have little kids and/or dogs to jack up the blinds like that. Seriously though, excellent details with the brick wash, flowers, fire escape and hoodlum having a smoke on the roof.

    Keep up the great work.

    Jim

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