Is it possible to save or export slide to .pdf or .jpg?

Hello everyone,

I have a certificate that I want users to download upon completion of a class. The slide is an image of a certificate. The name of the user and the date is provided via variables.

I know that a slide can print automatically with the help of java, but browsers all print differently and the result is some of the slide is getting cut off. I also know that most browsers give users the option to save as a .pdf, but my users are not the most computer savvy users, and so I would like to minimize the effort on their part.

Is it possible to have a slide export to .pdf or .jpg? Ideally, I would like the users to click a button to generate the file and then select where they want to save the file. 

Thanks in advance!

12 Replies
Alyssa Gomez

Hi Jennifer,

While that feature isn’t currently on our development roadmap, we are working on big improvements that will be helpful for the majority of our customers. You’ll see those rolling out soon! 

And if you're wondering how we manage all of the great feature ideas we receive, check out our process here!

Adriel Lage

Following up to see if there is yet the capability to save a slide as an image. Similar to how you can publish a single scene to be used within Rise, I'm wanting to create an image to use in Rise. Wondering if I can do this in Storyline, publish it as an image (instead of a storyline file) and use it in Rise. Or, any ideas on how to do something like this? I am hoping to use the characters in Storyline for the image.

Jason  Thompson

Hi Adriel,

If you're just wanting to use the characters from Storyline in Rise, we've been able to do this by right clicking on the picture/character and 'export picture > save picture'.  This seems to keep the transparent background for the characters. If you want the whole slide with a character on it, I'm afraid the best we've come up with is making the slide as big as possible (for higher resolution) and using the Windows 'snipping tool' to capture it.  Hope that helps, Cheers!

Marek Jędryka

There is a workaround. It's best if your story size is full HD (1920x1080) to ensure high quality of the image. Then you just need to follow few simple steps:

1. Once you want to export your entire slide to .png or .jpg you publish the course to Word.

2. Then you right-click on the slide image in the Word doc and choose "Save as Picture..."

3. After that you just save it as .png or .jpg, and end up with a high quality image to be re-used as a hand-out etc. :)