Earn buy-in. Stay on-brand.

Once you’ve completed your project in Giraffe, you may need to share it with stakeholders outside the software. We get it; some folks are old-school and prefer a PDF. Don’t worry - we have you covered.

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Exporting Data

PDF Report

<aside> 🚨 Note: The PDF tool does not currently work with projects that contain Smart Geometry

A new version of the PDF export tool is currently under development. Learn more on the Giraffe Roadmap


To create a nicely formatted PDF report straight out of Giraffe, follow these steps:

Create Vistas

  1. Open the View tab (left-hand flyout).
  2. Turn on the layers you want.
  3. Position the camera where you want it.
  4. Create a View by clicking on the New View button

<aside> 📢 Note: It may take a moment for the pop up to appear while the system processes the current map settings


  1. Enter the required information in the pop-up, then click “Save.”


<aside> 💡 Learn more about Views


Initiate PDF Tool

Navigate to the PDF tool Export projectPDF report



Select up to 3 views from your project to include in the report. Click the checkbox next to the view to include it. then, click “Done”

The export will generate as a PDF. Save the file to your local server.

The export Includes:


Export High Resolution Image

To export high-resolution images as png or PDF format, follow these steps:

Adjust the map for your preferences

You can use Views to pre-set your map visuals, or you can adjust on the fly.

Export the View

Navigate to the Image export tool Export projectImage / PDF