Printing the Map View

It’s easy to create professional print outs of HEC‑RAS models in GeoHECRAS, as well as export the HEC‑RAS project to a graphic output file or PDF file.

Print and Publish Panel

Printing and exporting of the Map View is controlled from the Print and Publish panel. From the Map Explorer, click on the Print and Publish panel and the panel will expand to show the options for printing and publishing the Map View.

Print and Publish panel

From the Output entry, select one of the following tasks:

  • Print the Map View
  • Export the Map View to a graphic file
  • Export the Map View to a PDF file
  • Create a video of the Map View

By default, the Map scale bar checkbox option is unchecked. Check this option to include the map scale bar on the printed output.

When printing or exporting the Map View, the main display will show the extent of the data that included in the output.

GeoHECRAS Map View

When creating a video of the Map View, the Print and Publish panel will change, allowing the user to select the video resolution to create. Click the [Record] button to start to record the video of the Map View.

Print and Publish panel

The following tutorial video demonstrates how to create a 3D flyby animation video using the Print and Publish panel.

About the Author Chris Maeder

Chris Maeder

Chris is an experienced civil engineering and software technology leader, with over 30 years industry experience. With proven expertise in global software development, he has built engineering teams that adapt quickly, focus on what’s important and, most importantly, deliver. He is a licensed professional civil engineer with extensive experience in water resource engineering. He has performed and supervised engineering projects in urban stormwater drainage, transportation and roadway drainage, storm sewer design, detention pond design, stormwater quality, green infrastructure, watershed management planning, wastewater sewers, water distribution networks, pump stations, FEMA flood studies, bridge and culvert design, bridge scour and armoring, dam failure analysis, seepage and groundwater modeling, and environmental permits.

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