Use one of the following:
When you use these commands, the default format for storing documents is the native Canvas X Draw format.
Choose File | Save to update the document file on disk.
Choose File | Save As. Enter a new name or select a new location in the directory dialog box, and then click Save.
To avoid losing your work in the event of a power failure or system failure, use the Save command frequently as you work to store changes on disk. Also use the AutoSave feature located in the General settings in the Preferences dialog box. (See Setting Preferences.)
In the Save As dialog box you can choose options to save selections or layers, and create previews.
Save Entire Document
Use this drop-down menu to reduce the size of files saved on disk. By default, the Compression speed is set to Fastest, which compresses quicker (relative to the other settings), but does not make the file very small. You can choose a slower compression speed for a smaller file.
Select this option to save a low resolution preview of the document. In applications that support previews, you can see a thumbnail image of the document before opening the file. You can set the drop-down menu to save a preview of part, all, or none of your file.
If you want to control who can open a Canvas X Draw document, you can protect the document with a password.
The encrypt option is only available when you save the document in the native Canvas X Draw format. The PDF export has its own encryption method. (See yExporting as PDF.)