I’ve seen quite a few threads about PDF Export and printing of Timeline GANTT view. I can see that it doesn’t exist as a feature, and that instead there is a feature to share a read only link of the Timeline which is OK for some things.
That didn’t work for what I needed, which was to export a GANTT chart of my project plan as a PDF for an InnovateUK grant. So I used a workaround of taking a full screen screenshot, which I thought I’d share in case useful to anyone else.
NB I’m on a MacBook Pro with a high res retina screen, which helps this as it doubles the res of the saved image. I have a Timeline with only 3 months and 35 lines in 10 sections. So if you have a lower res screen or a bigger Timeline, your mileage my vary. There’ll be an equivalent workflow for non-Macs, going full screen and taking a screenshot. Anyway, for what it’s worth, here it is:
To do it I:
- Maximised my browser window by pressing the green button at top left.
- Zoomed out with Cmd & - til the Timeline area filled the screen.
- Took a screenshot with Cmd & Shift & 4.
- That gave me a 3840x2400 screenshot on my Desktop of the whole project as a png image, which I could open in Preview and go to File > Export as PDF.
Hope that’s helpful to someone