updated on 14 January 2019 | reading time: 2 minutes

Tools & Menus

File menu

File Menu

The File Menu in Gravit Designer is a primary method for starting a new document, opening a file, saving files, importing the images, fonts, and printing.

  1. Click New Design…(1) to bring up a New Document Panel.
  2. New Design From Template…(2) brings up the same New Document Panel the active New From Template tab.
  3. New from Clipboard(3) starts a new document with an object you’ve copied.
  4. Choose Open File(4) to pick up a file from your desktop.
  5. Open From Cloud(5) allows you to pick up the file from the Cloud Storage.
  6. Open recent(6) brings up a drop-down of the recent files.
  7. Save(7) allows you to save the progress down the road.
  8. Save to file…(8) is a good option when you need to save your progress as a separate file.
  9. Save to Cloud…(9) saves the file to your cloud storage.
  10. Show Version History(10) gives you a Version History panel with current and previous versions of the file, that you can preview and restore.
  11. Import(11) has its own submenu:
  12. Place Image…(1) embeds all bits of an image into the document.
  13. Link Image…(2) creates a link of an image in Gravit Designer. The image itself is located on the desktop. All third party changes would be reflected inside the Gravit Designer.
  14. Add Font…(3) is the way to place fonts into the Imported Fonts section. These fonts may or may not be installed into the system itself.
  15. Export(12) has its own submenu:
  16. Export…(1) brings up the “Export as” panel where you can select the export type, format, size and sundry options, related to the file format.
  17. PNG image(2) – exports in a .PNG file format
  18. JPEG image(3) – exports in a .JPEG file format
  19. Scalable Vector Graphics(4) – exports in an .SVG file format
  20. Compressed SVG(5) – exports in an .SVGZ file format
  21. PDF Document(6) (.pdf) at 72dpi – exports in a .PDF file format
  22. Print…(13) is currently unavailable.