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Ten Minute Guide to Microsoft® Visio® 2002 by Eric R. Infanti

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Saving as an Image

Visio documents can be saved in a wide variety of graphic formats for usage in other applications. Examples of a few popular file formats and associated graphic application are shown in Table 2.1

Table 2.1. Visio File Extensions
Applications File Extensions
Adobe Illustrator .ai
Computer Graphic Metafile .cgm
Graphic Interchange Format .gif
JPEG File Interchange Format .jpg
Tag Image File Format .tif

Tip

Saving and Retaining your original Visio file is a good practice; this way if you were to make any changes to the document, you could easily re-create the image file as well.

To save a Visio document in an image format, follow these steps:

  1. Choose File then Save as. The Save As dialog box appears.

  2. Click the Save as type drop-down ...

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