Export a diagram with the editor grid

The diagram editor grid is not included when you print a diagram. But you can include it when you export a diagram to an image format or a PDF file.

  1. Select File > Export as, then select one of the image formats (PNG, JPEG, or SVG) or PDF.
  2. Enable the Grid checkbox in the export settings dialog, then click Export.
    Include the editor grid when exporting your image
  3. Enter a filename and download the exported file. The image file will include the grid, and a background colour or background image.
    You can include the diagram editor grid and a solid background when you export your diagram to an image or PDF file in draw.io