Export diagrams to PDF

With this function, you can export a diagram as a PDF file. This function provides more options than the print option.

To export a diagram, follow these steps:

  1. On the diagram page, open the additional actions .

  2. Select Export to PDF.

    The configuration opens.

  3. Configure the export. Read more in section Export options.

  4. Click Export.

    The PDF is exported. The file is saved to your browser's download folder.

Save a preset

Presets are saved for your user profile, not the workspace.

To save your export settings as a preset, follow these steps:

  1. Configure the export. Read more in section Export options.

  2. To save your configuration as a preset, click Save as a new preset.

    When you select a previously created preset first and then configure the export options, you need to save your changes with Update preset in the Presets section.

  3. Enter a name for the preset and click Save.

    The preset is saved and available in the drop-down list.

Manage presets

  • To delete a preset, select the preset and click .

  • To update a preset, select it, modify the preset, then save your changes with Update preset in the Presets section.

Export options

General  

Page size

Select the paper size for your PDF. Default is the international standard size A4.

Page orientation

Select landscape orientation or portrait orientation for the page.

Diagram orientation

You can rotate the diagram clockwise or counterclockwise.

Scale

Enable Fit to page to export large diagrams as one page.
Header and Footer

Add logo

Add a custom logo. You can choose an image that is already available in your workspace or upload a new file. The maximum size for a logo file is 5 MB.

When uploading an image, the image is automatically published. The image can then be used in both the publish and preview modes of the exported diagram. If you don't have publish rights, you can't upload images and can only select an existing image for your logo.

Header information

You can add up to 3 columns with up to 3 attributes per column.

Footer information

You can add up to 3 columns with up to 3 attributes per column.

Additional options

Content Language

If multiple languages are set up for the workspace, select the language for the diagram you want to export.

View

If different views are available for a diagram, you can select a diagram view. The active view is displayed.

Overlays If overlays are available for a diagram, you can select which overlays to include in your export.

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