PDF Export  
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PDF is widely used and supported document format. PDF export can be used to create a PDF document from a subset of the diagrams in the system file. To start the process, invoke the PDF Export command from the file menu (File | Export | Export to PDF...) to display the PDF Export dialog.  
 
 
 
Diagrams
Tree of available diagrams not already in the export list. Use checkboxes to select diagrams to add to the export list.
Export List
List of diagrams to export in the order they will be exported. Diagrams in this list can be rearranged using the Up/Down buttons.
Select All
Select (check) all the diagrams in the diagram tree
Clear All
Clear (uncheck) all the diagrams in the diagram tree
Add >>
Add selected (checked) diagrams to the end of the export list
Remove
Remove the selected diagrams from the export list back into the diagram tree
Clear
Clear all diagrams from the export list back into the diagram tree
Up
Move the selected diagram(s) up one spot in the export list
Down
Move the selected diagram(s) down one spot in the export list
Use Page Setup Margins
Check to use the margin values from the diagram's page setup; uncheck to override with the Margin values provided in this dialog
Margins
Use to override the page setup margins for the diagram (uncheck Use Page Setup Margins)
Include Documentation
Tri-state box. Check to include all element documentation notes in the export; set to indeterminate to only include element documentation notes that are not already displayed in the diagram; uncheck to not include any element documentation notes.
Show Title
Tri-state box. Check to always include the diagram title in the export; set to indeterminate to include title only if displayed in the diagram; uncheck to not include the title
Show Description
Tri-state box. Check to always include the diagram description in the export; set to indeterminate to include description only if displayed in the diagram; uncheck to not include the description
Start Documentation in Separate Page
Check to start the diagram documentation (if included) in a separate page; uncheck to start documentation immediately after the last diagram image
Include Header Documentation
If checked, the export will include header element documentation notes (if any) before each diagram that is exported
File
Name of the file to use for export (stored in the current working directory by default)
Browse...
Specify the destination folder and filename
Show Tips
Enable/Disable tooltips in the dialog
Export
Export diagrams in the export list to the PDF document
Cancel
Cancel the export
Help
Show this page
 
 
The generated PDF document contains all diagram images embedded in the document using JPEG format. Unlike RTF export, PDF export does not support displaying the diagram title or description independently from the diagram images.  
 
Note: Use Acrobat Reader v6.0 for best results in viewing generated images.  
 
See Also  
Exporting Diagrams | Printing Diagrams | Diagram Tasks | File Menu  
 

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