You can export your diagram to an image file and then use its graphical representation in
external applications. For example, insert a diagram image into your program documentation (e.g. use
MS Word), create big posters with your diagram, publish them to Web.
Database Designer for PostgreSQL supports the following image types:
- Vector graphics: Windows Enhanced Metafile (EMF).
- Bitmap images: PNG, GIF, JPEG, BMP.
To export model to image, follow these steps:
1. Select File | Export to call the Export Model tool.
2. The export dialog window will appear. please examine the dialog window controls:
Enter the name for the file, in which you want to store the contents of the model.
Split into pages
Click on this option to create a separate image for each page in the model.
Show image on complete
Click on this option to open image in a default image viewer after the generation.
Click OK to export model.
Please note, that exporting a diagram to the vector graphics format allows you to freely scale
a diagram of any size without any noticeable distortions. It enables you to create big posters with the
diagram to demonstrate the data logic of your application.