Export to an animated GIF file
- On the File menu, click Export > Animated GIF.
- In the Information section, change the following settings:
Select this option to display a preview pane on the right side of the dialog box. You can preview changes before you update the image.
View information on the file properties after making changes to other properties on the dialog box.
If you select Show Preview, you can view your changes when you click the Update button.
Select this check box to update the information automatically.
Note: If your computer has a slow processor, you might experience slower processing when using Live Update.
- In the Generic Options section, select any of the following check boxes.
Override Background Color
Use Temporary Image Cache
Note: With larger images, the cache can consume a lot of memory and, depending on how much RAM is available, might need to be turned off.
- Depending on the type of export, select the applicable options.
When you select this check box, images first appear blurry and become sharper as they are downloaded. When Interlace is not selected, images appear gradually, top to bottom, as they download.
With still GIF images, interlacing allows users with slow modem connections to click past an image they are not interested in viewing without having to download the whole thing. Do not use Interlacing for animated GIFs.
Sets the number of times for the .gif animation to repeat.
Override Doc. Speed
Sets the speed for the .gif animation.
- In the Color Reduction section, set any of the following color reduction options.
- To name and save the current export settings for later use or to load a previously saved group of setting, select the Save current settings when closing check box.
- Click OK.