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Publishing as Other Formats using the Brava Viewer

If assigned a Brava viewer license, you can publish any currently opened file to a variety of file formats. Publishing options are available with each output type. Files can be published as:

  • PDF — Publish the currently viewed file (with or without open markups) to PDF format. (Note that CSF files that have had Visual Rights set cannot be republished to PDF.)

  • TIFF — Publish the currently viewed file (with or without markups) as a raster file in TIFF (monochrome or color) format. Note that CSF files that have had Visual Rights set cannot be republished to TIFF.

  • DWF — DWF files retains vector or raster status (with or without markups) and can be opened in AutoCAD. Note that CSF files that have had Visual Rights set cannot be republished to DWF.

  • CSF — CSF (Content Sealed Format) is a neutral 2D format that is a replica of the source file, including images, graphics, layout, and more.  Markup layers can be optionally burned into the published CSF file.

Documents can be published as a new document or a new version in the the document management system or to the user’s local machine.

The Publish As feature can be disabled/enabled when configuring the document viewer.

Publishing to Content Secure Format (CSF) Document

This format allows a user to restrict other's access or ability to work with the document. This includes what actions can and cannot be performed, whether or not to enable mark-ups, an expiry date for accessing the file and even password security that will protect the file from being seen by those who do not have the password.

To publish as a CSF

  1. Open the document viewer and go to File > Publish > Publish to CSF.

OR

  • Right-click on a document in FileHold and select Publish As > CSF.
  1. Select one of the following options:
  • Publish Local File
  • Publish File to FileHold Library
    • If Publish File to FileHold Library was selected, select one of the following options:
      • Save this published version as a new document in FileHold
      • Save this published version as a new local document
      • Create a new version of the file you are publishing

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  1. In the Visual Rights Options window, set the options and click Publish.

Brava Viewer Visual Rights Options

 

  1. If you are creating a new document in FileHold, select a folder location, document type (schema), and fill out the required metadata fields and click Add.

Publishing Documents to Tagged Image File Format (TIFF)

A TIFF is a document format that allows the user to save a file as an image.

To publish as a TIFF

  1. Open the document viewer and go to File > Publish > Publish to TIFF.

OR

  • Right-click on a document in FileHold and select Publish As > TIFF.
  1. Select one of the following options:
  • Publish Local File
  • Publish File to FileHold Library
    • If Publish File to FileHold Library was selected, select one of the following options:
      • Save this published version as a new document in FileHold
      • Save this published version as a new local document
      • Create a new version of the file you are publishing
  1. In the TIFF Publish Options window, set the desired configuration and click OK.

Tiff publish options in the Brava Viewer

  1. If you are creating a new document in FileHold, select a folder location, document type (schema), and fill out the required metadata fields and click Add.

Publishing Documents to Design Web Format (DWF)

DWF format is a highly compressed format used for design files such as AUTOCAD.

To publish as a DWF

  1. Open the document viewer and go to File > Publish > Publish to DWF.

OR

  • Right-click on a document in FileHold and select Publish As > DWF.
  1. Select one of the following options:
  • Publish Local File
  • Publish File to FileHold Library
    • If Publish File to FileHold Library was selected, select one of the following options:
      • Save this published version as a new document in FileHold
      • Save this published version as a new local document
      • Create a new version of the file you are publishing
  1. In the DWF Publish Options window, set the desired configuration and click OK.

DWF Publish Options in the Brava Viewer

  1. If you are creating a new document in FileHold, select a folder location, document type (schema), and fill out the required metadata fields and click Add.

Publishing Documents to Portable Document Format (PDF)

Note : PDF is a document that provides users with a representation of a 2-D document independent of the hardware, software or operating system.

  1. Open the document viewer.
  2. Open the file you wish to convert in the document viewer.
  • Alternatively, click File > Publish > Publish to PDF.
  1. Select the location of the file that you wish to convert.
  2. Select the method of saving the file back to the document management system or to the local network/desktop.
  3. If the user chooses to save the file to a local network they are prompted to name the file. If they choose to place it in the document management system they will be asked to choose between saving the file as a new version or as a new document or to put it on the local system.
  4. Click OK.
  5. Choose whether to password protect this file and whether to show layering, hyperlinks and whether to publish the page as rotated.
  6. Click OK.