Exporting

Exporting your document projects is an essential step so that you can deliver the most appropriate format to your readers. One of the goals of Document Node is to make it extremely easy to convert your documents into different formats.

At the moment, we can convert a writing project into a website or PDF files. More exporting formats will be developed gradually, please keep an eye on it.

Export document as PDF

If you want to export the current document as PDF, click the PDF icon on the header of the preview pane.

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Choose a location on the disk and give it a name, and then the PDF file will be created. All headings of the document will be converted to bookmarks in the generated PDF file.

Export project as PDF

If you want to export the current project as one or more PDF files, click the "Export project" icon on the top right toolbar.

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From the dropdown menu, select "Export as PDF files..." to open the "Export as PDF Files" dialogue.

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Multiple PDF files

If you want to export each document as a separate PDF file, select the "Create a PDF per document" radio box.

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Tick the "Open the PDF folder after exporting" checkbox if you want to open the PDF folder after all PDF files are generated.

The headings of each document will be converted to bookmarks in the corresponding PDF file.

Single PDF file

If you want to export the whole project as a single PDF file, select the "Merge into a single PDF file" radio box.

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Tick the "Open the PDF file after exporting" checkbox if you want to open the PDF file after exporting.

The headings of all document will be converted to bookmarks in the generated PDF file.

Export project as a website

If you want to export the current project as one or more PDF files, click the "Export project" icon on the top right toolbar.

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From the dropdown menu, select "Export as a website..." to open the "Export as a Website" dialogue.

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And then, in the "Export as a Website" dialogue, choose a location where you want to save the website files.

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Be aware that if you have ticked the "Clean output folder before export" checkbox, all content inside the website folder except "Files to keep" specified will be deleted.

You can add folder/file names to "Files to keep" text box, separated by commas. Wildcards can be used.

If you want to open the "index.html" of your website after exporting, please tick the "Open index.html after exporting" checkbox.