CuteDraw 2.0 Help System

Exporting a Document

About exporting a document

Exporting to PDF

Exporting to HTML

Exporting to Multiple Page TIF File

Exporting to Graphic File

Exporting to SVG

Exporting to CuteDraw Slider Show

About exporting a document

To use CuteDraw together with other programs, you can export CuteDraw documents to various formats.

Very often it's needed to view or print a document on different computers and platforms. In this case you can export your document to the PDF format.

By publishing your documents on the Web you can easily share it with many people.

To make a presentation you may want to use slider show.

To insert your drawing into other documents (for instance, Word), you need to transform it into a file of some graphic format.

CuteDraw is well equipped for these tasks.

Exporting to PDF

CuteDraw can export your documents to Portable Document Format (PDF) which is widely used for exchanging and printing documents on various platforms and operating systems.

This format allows to preserve the correct look of your documents.

To export to PDF, you should do as following:

  1. On File menu, point to Export, and click PDF File.

  2. The Save As dialog box will come up, type the file name and click Save.

Also you can:

  1. Click Save As on the File menu.

  2. On the Save As dialog box, select the Save Type as Adobe PDF.

  3. Type the file name and click save.

Exporting to HTML

CuteDraw is well integrated with the Internet. By exporting your document to HTML you can easily publish it on the Web.

  1. On File menu, point to Export, and click HTML.

  2. The Save As dialog box will come up, type the file name and click Save.

Also you can:

  1. Click Save As on the File menu.

  2. On the Save As dialog box, select the Save Type as Web Page.

  3. Type the file name and click save.

Exporting to Multiple Page TIF File

  1. On File menu, point to Export, and click Multiple Page TIF File.

  2. The Save As dialog box will come up, type the file name and click Save.

Also you can:

  1. Click Save As on the File menu.

  2. On the Save As dialog box, select the Save Type as Tagged Image File Format.

  3. Type the file name and click save.

Exporting to Graphic File

You save separate CuteDraw shapes or the entire document in various graphic formats.

You can export to the files of the following formats:

MS Windows Bitmap

(*.bmp, *.dib)

Joint Photographic Experts Group JFIF format

(*.jpg)

CompuServe graphics interchange format

(*.gif)

Tagged Image File Format

(*.tif)

Portable Network Graphics

(*.png)

MS Windows Metafile Format

(*.wmf)

MS Windows Enhance Metafile Format

(*.emf)

  1. On File menu, point to Export, and click Multiple Page TIF File.

  2. The Save As dialog box will come up, type the file name and click Save.

  3. Also you can:

    1. Click Save As on the File menu.

    2. On the Save As dialog box, select the Save Type as Tagged Image File Format.

    3. Type the file name and click save.

  4. The Image Properties dialog box will come up,  you can:

    • To save the page or shape with the original size, click Original size.

    • To save the page or shape with zoom size, click Use zoom and select a zoom factor you want.

    • To save the page or shape with special size, click the Fit to size and type the value you want.

    • To save the active page, click Whole page.

    • To save all the pages in the document, click All the pages.

    • To only save the selected shapes, click Selected shapes, if you selected shape.

    • To save all the shapes in the active page, click All shapes on the active page, if you selected shapes.

  5. Note You can see the content to save in the preview box.

Exporting to SVG

You can export your document to the SVG (Scalable Vector Graphics) format.

  1. On File menu, point to Export, and click Native SVG.

  2. The Save As dialog box will come up, type the file name and click Save.

Also you can:

  1. Click Save As on the File menu.

  2. On the Save As dialog box, select the Save Type as Scalable Vector Graphics Format.

  3. Type the file name and click save.

Exporting to CuteDraw Slider Show

You can export your document to the Slider Show format and read it anywhere without CuteDraw program.

  1. On File menu, point to Export, and click CuteDraw Slide Show File.

  2. The Save As dialog box will come up, type the file name and click Save.

Also you can:

  1. Click Save As on the File menu.

  2. On the Save As dialog box, select the Save Type as CuteDraw Slide Show File.

  3. Type the file name and click save.

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