Plot Save

From FreeCAD Documentation
Jump to: navigation, search
Other languages:
English • ‎español • ‎français • ‎italiano • ‎日本語 • ‎română • ‎русский
FreeCAD.png
Next: Axes Plot Axes.png Arrow-right.svg

Plot Save.png Plot Save

Menu location
Plot → Save plot
Workbenches
Plot
Default shortcut
None
Introduced in version
-
See also
None


Description

Plot save tool saves the active plot at desired location. With this tool you can also select the size and resolution of output image.

Plot Trigonometric Example.png

How to use

Select the plot tab that you want to save, and run this tool. Use path selector button in order to show a file dialog where you can choose the output image place and format.

Path selection button Path selection button

Options

  • File path: You can set the output image path (including format extension) inserting it at text line too.
  • Size: You can specify output image width and height (inches).
  • dpi: You can set the image resolution (Dots Per Inch). Final resolution (in pixels) will be the multiplication of width and height by dpi.

Scripting

Plot save tool can be used in macros and from Python console by using the following function:

save(str, (float, float), float) : Saves the plot at path, width the size specified in inches, and the resolution specified in Dots Per Inch.

Example:

import Plot
Plot.save("~/example.pdf", (12.8, 9.6), 50)

That will save a pdf image of 12.8x9.6 inches, with 640x480 pixels.

FreeCAD.png
Next: Axes Plot Axes.png Arrow-right.svg