Is there a program either Linux or a Windows program that can create a chess position and save it as an image. That image can then be used by the chess author in a book that is being written.

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    Nov 28, 2018 at 10:31
  • @BrianTowers They were seeming to be CLI apps Nov 28, 2018 at 15:24

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Chessbase products have to capability to export an image or using a chess diagram font as rtf to be pasted directly into word.

  • The Chess Assistant and Aquarium programs from chessok might also have similar capabilities, but I haven't looked at them recently. Dec 1, 2018 at 19:23

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