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Printing and exporting views
Sometimes, you might need to produce a high-fidelity snapshot of a view for online
viewing. To this end, Project supports easy generation of PDF and XPS format files.
TIP You might need to install a PDF viewer to complete this exercise. A free version of
Adobe Acrobat Reader is available from www.adobe.com . An XPS viewer is included with
Scenario: At Lucerne Publishing, you frequently need to print the Gantt Chart view to
post for team members. In addition, some team members have requested Timeline-view
snapshots as files they can view on their computers.
In this exercise, you adjust the page setup and legend of the Gantt Chart view, and you
specify what table columns to include on the printed view. You then generate a PDF or XPS
file of the Timeline view.
On the View tab, in the Task Views group, click the arrow below the Gantt Chart
button and then click Gantt Chart .
The Gantt Chart view appears.
On the View tab, in the Zoom group, click Weeks in the Timescale box.
Project adjusts the zoom setting.
If you completed Chapter 7, you’ve already seen the Gantt Chart view in the Print
Preview window in the Backstage. There, you adjusted some print options, like
printing a specific date range. Here, you’ll explore some additional printing options.