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How to Open, Save, Print and Export Gantt charts with Edraw Project

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Posted by James Freeman | 01/08/2021
Refer to this page to learn how to open, save, print and export Gantt charts with Edraw Project.

Edraw Project creates auto-saved temp file for users in case they didn’t save the files due to unexpected computer shutdown or software crash. Users can set a time frequency for each auto save. The default setting is every 10 minutes.

Open a Gantt Chart

To open an org chart made by Edraw Project, you can:

  1. Go to the File tab and click Open, then you can choose to open a Gantt Chart from Recent Documents or Computer.
  2. Open Gantt Chart with Edraw Project

  3. Drag a Gantt Chart and drop it on the top of the program.

Save a Gantt Chart

(Ctrl + S, Ctrl + Shift + S)
You can save your Gantt chart using Save or Save As commands.

  1. Go to the File menu, click Save or Save As.
  2. Enter a name and choose a location to save your file.
  3.       Save Gantt Chart with Edraw Project

Print a Gantt Chart

Go to the File tab, and click the Print button to print a chart; or click the print button in the Quick Access Bar.


Specify the paper orientation as portrait or landscape.

Paper Size

Shown in the list are the paper sizes supported by the current printer as well as industry standard sizes.

Print Setup

Click the File tab, click the Print, and then click the More Print Setup to set the print options.

Print Gantt Chart 

Adjust to

Reduces or enlarges the drawing page to a specified proportion of actual size for printing. If the drawing page is larger than the size of one piece of paper, the diagram will be printed onto multiple pieces of paper.

Fit to (sheets across by sheets down)

Fits each drawing in the print job on the specified number of sheets across and down. Depending on the number of pages and the margins you specify, the drawing will be enlarged or reduced. If the pages across and down are not proportional to the drawing’s dimensions, only those sheets maintaining the drawing’s proportions will be used.

Export a Gantt Chart

You can export your charts to different formats including PDF and Microsoft Office Excel.
Export Gantt chart

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