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  5. Exporting a document

Exporting a document

After you have customized your document template on document, you can export it into document. There are three types of document available for exporting: HTML, PDF and Word.

In document, click the Export button at the top right corner and select a type of document for exporting.

In the pop-up Export [document type] document window, specify output path and document info, and customize page setup, cover page and watermark.

Specify output path

At last, click Export button.

The overview of export document window

The overview of Export PDF document dialog box

No. Name Description
1 Output path The output path of document to be generated.
2 Launch viewer Check to open the document automatically after generation.
3 Refresh before export Before proceed exporting, refresh the document content.
4 Document info To define document information.
5 Options To determine how data is to be printed in document by setting some of the configurable options.
6 Page Setup To customize the layout of document.
7 Cover Page To customize the first page of document.
8 Watermark To customize the watermark on document.
9 Export Confirm and export the document.
10 Cancel Close the export document dialog box without exporting.

Note: An additional Content tab is attached to Export Word document window.

The overview of Document Info

The overview of Document Info tab

No. Name Description
1 Title The title of document. This option is only available for exporting PDF document.
2 Author The author of the document.
3 Subject The subject of the document. This option is only available for exporting PDF and Word document.
4 Keywords The keywords of the document.
5 Info header The info header of the document. This option is only available for exporting PDF document.
6 Info header content The info header content of the document. This option is only available for exporting PDF document.
7 Allow modify Select to allow modification on the document. This option is only available for exporting PDF document.

The overview of Options Setup

The overview of Page Setup tab

No. Name Description
1 Diagram image type Select the type of image format for image that appear in the exported document.
2 Font Control the font of document text.
3 Apply User Language By default, document content will be printed in English. By checking this option, it will follow the language setting chosen in global options.
4 Repeat Table Header By checking this option, table header would be repeatedly printed when the table span multiple pages.

The overview of Page Setup

The overview of Page Setup tab

No. Name Description
1 Page size To select the paper size of the exported document.
2 Page Orientation This option is used to select the orientation of the document (portrait/ landscape). This option is only available to PDF and Word document.
3 Header Check this option to insert header to the exported document. This option is only available to PDF and Word document.
4 Header Separator Check this option to insert header separator to the exported document. This option is only available to PDF and Word document.
5 Footer Separator Check this option to insert footer separator to the exported document. This option is only available to PDF and Word document.
6 Footer Check this option to insert footer to the exported document. This option is only available to PDF and Word document.
7 Page Margin To specify the page margins of the document: top, left, right and bottom. This option is only available to PDF and Word document.
8 Measurement Unit To choose the measurement unit of page margin of the document: inch and cm. This option is only available to PDF and Word document.
9 Margin (Left/ Top/ Right/ Bottom) Specify the width of spaces between the content and the page border.

The overview of Cover Page

The overview of Cover Page tab

No. Name Description
1 Generate cover page Check this option to generate a cover page to the document.
2 Logo image path Insert an image to the cover page. You can specify the image’s directory or select the directory by clicking the … button.
3 Logo scale Resize the inserted image by adjusting the slider.
4 Title Specify the title of your document on cover page.
5 Organization name Specify the organization name of your document on cover page.
6 Author name Specify the author name on cover page.
7 Alignment Control the position of content, whether to appear on the left, center or right hand side of the page.
8 Cover Page Preview You can preview your cover page here.

The overview of Watermark

The overview of Watermark tab

No. Name Description
1 Generate Watermark Check this option to generate watermark on all diagrams of document.
2 Text Specify the text will be used for watermark.
3 Color Specify the color of text will be used for watermark by clicking the  button.
4 Transparency To change the background transparency for watermark, move the Transparency slider or specify the percentage of transparency directly.
5 Font Name Select the font name for watermark.
6 Font Style Select the font style for watermark.
7 Font Size Select the font size for watermark.
8 Sample Preview watermark here.

The overview of Content (Only for Word document)

The overview of Content tab

No. Name Description
1 Word Template Check this option to select a Word template for Word document.
2 Path Specify the directory of word template by clicking the  button.