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Exporting an execution plan?

Is there a way to export or save an execution plan diagram from query analyzer? I was having someone run it over the phone for me and I wanted them to email it to me – but couldn’t figure out how to do it. Thanks! W
<br />Hi ya,<br /><br />no there isn’t other than print screen… It has been suggested to MS that it would be cool to be able to save a text based plan (output from showplan, etc.) and then be able to display it graphically again… Who knows it might be in ‘the next release’ as marketing people love to say <img src=’/community/emoticons/emotion-5.gif’ alt=’;-)’ /><br /><br />Cheers<br />Twan
Only you can take help of textual format of execution plan and as specified wait and see whether YUKON will have this facility. _________
Satya SKJ