Friday 3 June 2016

Rhapsody Tip #18 - Exporting high-quality vector-based images out of Rhapsody (Simple)

Here's a question that somebody actually asked me today, hence it's become my tip of the week. We often want to quickly get diagrams out of Rhapsody to send to people or include in manually-created documents. There are a number of options to do this, the obvious being to Export Diagram Image... However, this is not necessarily the best option (as only exports raster-based format).

The easiest and most effective way to get a vector-based image is to Ctrl-A, Ctrl-C and Paste (Ctrl-V) from the diagram canvas. If you want to send pictures for people to review another really handy idea is to Print to PDF (in conjunction with either Windows 10's built in feature, or a third-party PDF printer tool (preferably one that's safe and doesn't install bloat ;-). This short video illustrates: