Can I export gantt chart view as a (part of) web page?

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Is there a simple way to export the gantt chart view as a web page?
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Markku Nurmela

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Posted 6 years ago

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No, not yet. Great idea. I'm going to shift this from the question category into an 'idea' so others can vote for it.
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You can't do this directly but indirectly there are two ways to create an image file of the chart which could be incorporated in a web page.

The easiest is to print the the Gantt chart to a PDF file. You can print either the whol,e chart or a selected range of dates, and also specify the range. However this approach will create one or more PDF files, which may not be what you are looking for.

The second is to use Windows 7's snipping tool to take a snapshot of the chart as a jpeg, gif or png fimage file, which are likely to be eaiser to incorporate directly into a web page. The disadvantage of this approach is that you can incorporate only the part of the gantt chart that is visible on the screen.
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This is a third way to grab the screenshot. In the view menu, we've implemented a feature that can copy an image of your Gantt chart into the clipboard. Paste it in your map as an image or add it to your web export files.

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Thanks Michael for reminding me of that one - I'd forgotten about it completely!

It also reminds me of a long-standing suggestion for Mindjet - the ability to display the Gantt chart in its own window. This would be great for two-monitor setups, where you could have the map version on one screen and the Gantt in the other.

Edit: the Copy Gantt chart command copies only the visible portion of the chart, similar to what the snipping tool does. It would be great if there was an option to copy only the visible screen or the whole chart.
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i agree with the that - it is very useless this function at the moment
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It really is a no-brainer. Why it is so difficult to get a single useable image of the whole Gantt chart is beyond me.
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Yes it would be very useful to be able to copy the entire Gantt chart to pdf and to have the chart viewable from a 2nd monitor.  I think this will get picked-up as Michael made it an idea.