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Capturing Snapshots

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A snapshot may be captured of the entire schedule or from the user’s selection.

Steps

Entire Schedule

  1. Click File > Take Snapshot > Of Entire Schedule (as printed) from the menu bar. The Screenshot Settings window opens.
  2. Confirm the width.
  3. To save to your computer, choose File next to Save To. Otherwise, leave as Clipboard.
    1. Confirm the Image Format.
    2. Click the Choose button.
    3. Browse for the desired location, enter a filename, and click Open.
  4. When finished, click OK. If clipboard was chosen, you may now paste the image in the desired application.

From Selection

  1. Click File > Take Snapshot > From Selection (as printed) from the menu bar. The cursor will change from the Select ToolSelect Tool Iconto the crosshairs.
  2. Left-click with the mouse on the canvas and without letting go, drag the cursor around the desired area.
  3. Release the mouse. The Screenshot Settings window will open.
  4. See steps 2-3 above.
  5. When finished, click OK. If clipboard was chosen, you may now paste the image in the desired application.

Tip: A screen shot may also be taken from selection by pressing the CTRL key while using the Select ToolSelect Tool Icon.

NOTE: When capturing a snapshot from selection, the captured image won’t necessarily include everything as its displayed. This is because the snapshot corresponds with how the canvas is printed, not how it’s rendered on-screen. For example, if the schedule has been scrolled to a particular section of the network and a snapshot is taken from selection, the calendar strips won’t actually show up, because their location when printed is at the top of the canvas. The same applies for the holiday line and the resource profile. Additionally, elements like dialog windows (e.g. the Resource Key) cannot be captured, as they only display on-screen.

Notes

Screenshot Settings

screenshot settings

Field Definition
Width (in pixels) Displays the size of the screenshot to be captured. By default, the size will match the size of the canvas. It may be scaled, however, by adjusting the width (the height will adjust proportionally).
Save To The destination of the screenshot. Images saved to the clipboard for pasting are only temporary.
Image Format The format of the image.
File Name For naming and choosing the destination.
Pathname Displays the destination chosen above.