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I'm trying to export certain graphics from an Illustrator file. I'm selecting the object, fitting the artboard to the selected artwork, and saving for web & devices, PNG-24 format. When I look at the art in Illustrator, it is properly capturing the artwork, but when I look at the outputted file, I am losing a few pixels on the right and bottom sides of the image. Take the included image as an example, you can see it's not a perfect circle-- the top and left sides look correct, but the right and bottom sides come to too much of a flat part. Nothing is obscuring the art in Illustrator, and I can't figure out what is causing this. Any help is appreciated! Thanks.

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did you try to expand the object? –  Ilan Jun 27 at 21:24
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How are you fitting the artboard? by double-clicking? –  Benteh Jun 27 at 22:41

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If, 'Use artboards' on export is unchecked... I think problem is in fractional size of artwork.

While export, artboard size ain't matter, AI automatically fit the size of exported image to visible area. But this fit ain't precise, it may clip fraction of a unit and then extend it with ppi.

To avoid that, turn document units to pixels and measure Your symbol, decimal part should be close to 0.

You may also look at this question: Illustrator CC: align new objects to pixel grid - TURN OFF!

If, 'Use artboards' on export is enabled, the problem is in size of artboard.

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As S-ed says, it can be an issue of placing.. you can turn on pixel preview Ctrl+Alt+Y to check how exactly you art is placed on artboard in pixel mode instead vector.

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Since there is no code to speak on there is no context, the issue can be related to pixel interpolation. Try looking for hinting and you'll get my draft, but the level the software allows you to play with that kind of stuff is not that high in comparison to Fontlab hinting, for example.

Snap to Pixel or make the graphic a bit smaller, or choose Optimize for Text on Export.

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Thanks for the added info! I edited it into your answer. You can edit as much as you want too using the Edit link. –  Yisela 23 hours ago

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