Export as a graphic does not work

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Export as a graphic does not work

Postby mar1sor » Fri Apr 05, 2019 10:46 am

I want to export my chart to PDF or to graphic, but both of it does not work :( . I bought so expensive program and can't use it for my needs :twisted: :cry: :evil: . Please fix it
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Re: Export as a graphic does not work

Postby DPSoftware » Tue Jun 11, 2019 2:47 pm

Sorry, your post was stuck in the queue for approvals as it was your first post but I did reply to your email the same day.

For anyone else, exporting to PDF on the Mac version is done by choosing print and then preview. This makes a PDF which is displayed in the OS X preview program. From there, you can save as a pdf, change page size, export to another graphics format.

The reason we do it this way in the Mac version is that OS X always prints by making a pdf first. It is relatively simple to hijack the pdf, display it and then stop it printing. On Windows, there is no pdf generator and we have to use a 3rd party library to create it and so it appears as an export like the other graphics formats. That library is not available for Mac.
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