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Once you’ve completed your project in Giraffe, you may need to share it with stakeholders outside the software. We get it; some folks are old-school and prefer a PDF. Don’t worry - we have you covered.
To export high-resolution images as png or PDF format, follow these steps:
You can use Views to pre-set your map visuals, or you can adjust on the fly.
Navigate to the Image export tool
Export project →
Image / PDF
Select whether you want to export a 2D or 3D view with the toggle.
<aside> 💡 Note: 2D maps can be exported at a specific scale. 3D maps cannot as 3D perspectives are not scaled.
Your Options for 2D vs 3D Images will differ:
Option to export a high-resolution image only
Select page Size
Select Page orientation (portrait or landscape)
Adjust the scale (meters/cm)
Set the resolution
Select whether to create an image or PDF:
A message will display depending on the size of the image. if the resultant image is too large, some computers may not be able to process it.