6.10.9. Exporting a map

To export the final map product:

  1. Go to File.
  2. Select Export Map.
  3. Name it and choose the format (JPEG, PDF, etc.).
  4. 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.).
  5. Click Save.
  6. Browse to the exported map.
  7. 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).