Copy Image to Disk

It is possible to capture a modeling diagram as an image file on disk, for later use in - for example - external documents and presentations. You can capture the image in a number of different file formats, including:

  • Windows bitmap (256 color bitmap)
  • GIF image
  • Windows Enhanced Metafile (standard metafile)
  • Windows Placeable Metafile (older style metafile)
  • PNG format
  • JPG
  • TGA

Access Open diagram | Diagram | Save as Image (Ctrl+T)

Capture a diagram as an image file on disk

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1

On the 'Save As Image' dialog, select the appropriate folder location for the file.

2

In the 'File name' field, type the file name to save the image under.

3

In the 'Save as type' field, click on the drop-down arrow and select the appropriate graphic format.

4

Click on the Save button.

Notes

  • The system clips the image size to the smallest bounding rectangle that encompasses all diagram elements
  • By deselecting the 'Printable' option on an element on a diagram, you can omit that element from the diagram image copied to disk

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