Increase resolution in Solid Edge 2D drafting

Experimenter
Experimenter

Is there a way to increase the resolution while working in Solid Edge? I am creating drawings in Solid Edge, copying it from there and pasting into Photoshop Elements to take off the white edge and fill it in with a pattern. However ever since upgrading to ST6, the image turns out pixelated once I paste it into Photoshop. I was hoping if I could up the resolution in Solid Edge, that would fix the problem. Any suggestions are welcome! I've been searching a long time for the answer!

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Re: Increase resolution in Solid Edge 2D drafting

Siemens Phenom Siemens Phenom
Siemens Phenom

Couple of ways to workaround this. Instead of cutting and pasting, save the draft file to an intermediate file format.

 

You could do a Save As Image and save to one of the file formats supported by Elements e.g. JPEG, TIFF, BMP.

 

Or you could do a Print and print to the "Solid Edge Velocity PS Printer" and save the file out to a .ps Postscript file.

 

File formats supported for import by Elements are listed here.

 

If it were me I would do a Print and save to the Postscript file as this then should not suffer from loss of resolution.