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The Create PDF or image tool in Business Analyst Web App allows taking a screen capture of a map and saving it as a PDF file, or saving the current view as an image file. In some cases, the default extent must be set when exporting a map to PDF or as an image to ensure the exported file contains the data within a fixed desired extent. However, setting a fixed extent when saving a map to PDF or as an image is currently not supported in Business Analyst Web App.
The instructions provided describe an alternative to set the default extent when exporting a Business Analyst Web App map to PDF or an image by defining the default extent for the map. This provides the capability to zoom in to the defined area before exporting the map.
Note: Setting the map default extent in the Preferences dialog affects the map display in all projects.
When reopening the application, the map displays the set default extent. The image below shows an example of the map display in the application after setting the map default extent to zoom to Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Exporting the map outputs a file displaying the map within the set default extent. The image below is an example of a PDF file exported from the map within the extent set as in the above image.