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very new to the world of designs!

i am slicing images from .ai file, how can i save the sliced images in png format. It only gives me the option to save as .jpg

can anyone help me?

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I don't usually use illustrator to slice the images. Photoshop is better at that, but I use Illustrator to do all my web design work.

The best way to export to the web is to separate out the elements and put artboards around them (shift+O). You can then export those artboards to the web using save for web (command+option+shift+s). With save for web you can modify the format you're exporting and the settings associated with those formats.

Just remember, to ensure your images have nice, clean lines you should select them and make sure their position (top left corner) is on an even number, not a decimal. This will ensure that you get a solid line when you save for web.

I hope that helps!

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+1 I agree on not using Illustrator slice images, it is not the right tool. Everything else is right. –  Littlemad Jan 19 '11 at 2:08
    
ok i will try this out.. thanks –  Madhusudhan Jan 19 '11 at 9:15
    
yeah! that worked!! Thanks a lot :) –  Madhusudhan Jan 19 '11 at 9:32
    
Great to hear! I'm glad it worked. –  MikeNGarrett Jan 19 '11 at 14:04
    
Why not use the slice tool which is meant for that? –  Ares Jan 24 at 9:04

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