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-====== Exporting files for use in projects ====== +{{:​pebblepad:​pplogo.png?​nolink|}}
-Saving a document or image file as a PDF will allow it to be viewed by all users on the internet, regardless of the software they have installed. This also allows you to present your work publicly without fear of it being edited by others. For images, regardless of their actual format, it is possible to export them as JPG, PNG, TIFF, or PDF. It is recommended to export images as either PNG or JPEG for them to be immediately visible in your PebblePad projects. For word documents, it is recommended to have them exported as PDF+
-The following are the steps for exporting a word document ​as PDF, however the process for exporting images as JPEG etc. is identical. ​+====== Exporting Existing Portfolio Pages as PDF ======
-==== For Windows ==== +{{:​export_project_as_pdf.png?300 |}}
-To save something as a PDF, open the desired document. Go to File > Save As. When choosing the location of the document on the computer, in the options below you can select the format to save the image in. Open the dropdown and select PDF (you can also select JPEG or PNG if it’s an image file)+
-When others open a PDF in your project, ​the document ​ will open in a new tab for them without interfering ​with their location in your project.+In addition to sharing ​your project ​[[Sharing | online]]you can also save it as an offline PDF file, which you can then print or share with others.
-==== For Mac ==== +1Open your project ​and select “I want to…” ​in the upper right-hand corner. Choose the “Print” option
-Go to File > Export To > PDFSelect the Image Quality (making it higher might cause it to load slower for some users when viewing it) and save it in the desired location+
-While you can import images into your projects by using the image block and uploading the desired fileit should be noted that PDFs can’t be uploaded on Portfolio pages; they can only be used for collectionsblogs, and logs (not Portfolios ​or Pages). To upload PDFs in blogs etc., there is a button ​at the bottom of the page to “Add to your blog”Pressing it will prompt you to upload a filessuch as PDFs+2. PebblePad will then provide ​you with a menu to export ​your project as a PDF. In this menuyou can adjust certain export settingssuch as the page layout ​(portrait ​or landscapealong with optional content, such as including linked items (such as evidence), banner images, and footers 
 +**Note:** It's recommended that you check all three options to keep as much of your portfolio as possible ​in the PDF version. 
 +3. Finish your export by pressing “Download printable PDF” ​at the bottom of the menu. 
 +4. This will open the PDF of the project on your computerwhich you can then save or print.
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