6.10.9. Exporting a map
To export the final map product:
- Go to File.
- Select Export Map.
- Name it and choose the format (JPEG, PDF, etc.).
- Choose the resolution (high quality resolution is 300 dpi (dots per inch) and draft quality is normally 96 dpi; also line art (contour lines, labels, ...) should be at 600 dpi and raster graphics at 300.).
- Click Save.
- Browse to the exported map.
- Open it to view the results and see if any changes are needed (see Fig.
67 to view the exported map).
Fig. 67. The final map exported as a JPEG file. Reproduced with permission of Swisstopo (BA13016).