Exporting and Printing

The Export Dialog

The Export dialog displays settings for different export formats: JPEG, PDF, EPS, PNG, SVG and TIFF. Some of the settings are shared between the formats.

JPEG

The Export dialog showing setting for the JPEG format

Export Scope: Choose whether to export the entire document or a part of it.
The Export Scope option is described in the Export Scope subsection.

DPI: Resolution of the output image. You can select one of the predefined options or type your own value.

Width and Height: Set the absolute size of the output image.

Scale: Set the output image size in relation to the original dimensions. When you change the Scale, the program shows the corresponding Width and Height.

Quality: Set the output image quality. By decreasing the value, you can have a smaller file, but the image will preserve less details, and it may have artifacts.

PDF and EPS

The Export dialog showing settings for the PDF and EPS formats

Export Scope: Choose whether to export the entire document or a part of it.
The Export Scope option is described in the Export Scope subsection.

DPI: Resolution raster elements of the design. This option doesn't affect vector elements. You can select one of the predefined options or type your own value.

PNG

The Export dialog showing setting for the PNG format

Export Scope: Choose whether to export the entire document or a part of it.
The Export Scope option is described in the Export Scope subsection.

DPI: Resolution of the output image. You can select one of the predefined options or type your own value.

Width and Height: Set the absolute size of the output image.

Scale: Set the output image size in relation to the original dimensions. When you change the Scale, the program shows the corresponding Width and Height.

Transparent Background: Keep transparency in areas that contain no visible objects in your design. When this option is turned off, a white background is used to fill such areas.

SVG

The Export dialog showing settings for the SVG format

Export Scope: Choose whether to export the entire document or a part of it.
The Export Scope option is described in the Export Scope subsection.

DPI: Resolution raster elements of the design. This option doesn't affect vector elements. You can select one of the predefined options or type your own value.

Save Layers: Save additional information related to the organization of objects in the document. It may help you edit a created SVG file bringing no visual change to the image.

TIFF

The Export dialog showing setting for the TIFF format

Export Scope: Choose whether to export the entire document or a part of it.
The Export Scope option is described in the Export Scope subsection.

DPI: Resolution of the output image. You can select one of the predefined options or type your own value.

Width and Height: Set the absolute size of the output image.

Scale: Set the output image size in relation to the original dimensions. When you change the Scale, the program shows the corresponding Width and Height.

Transparent Background: Keep transparency in areas that contain no visible objects in your design. When this option is turned off, a white background is used to fill such areas.

LZW Compression: Activate this option to decrease the output file size. Note that not all software supports compressed images.