Questions about the process of saving a file in a different format, often so that it can be used in another program. Example: exporting a drawing in Illustrator as PNG.

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Transparent background but doesn't save the right size [on hold]

So I have been trying to save a PNG, but every single time I save it, it will not save as the right size. Before I started, I made the width and the length the specific size I was told, 1000 pixels by ...
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Why is the quality of GIF animation from Photoshop so much better than Flash CS?

When I create an animation and export it from Flash CS directly, the quality makes it heartbreaking to look at. Even if I export it to a png sequence with good quality, and import it to Flash CS then ...
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Is there a way to convert a photo without losing quality?

I have to make a preview that will play before a movie, this includes videos and photos. The photos are for sponsors, .JPG and .PNG but for some reason my video editing software is saying that the ...
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How to automatically export assets at multiple resolutions with Inkscape?

I use Inkscape for designing and exporting app assets. These assets are created a 4x scale (which corresponds to xxxhdpi on Android or @4xon iOS). Let's assume I have a vector icon that is 256x256 ...
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Correct settings for exporting animated gif with transparency in Photoshop? [migrated]

I'm trying to export an animated GIF that has transparency. When I try to preview or save from the "Save for Web (Legacy)" menu, I get an unknown error from Photoshop. Am I exporting with the wrong ...
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White space between snapped shapes in Illustrator

I am working on a pattern of a bunch of tiled square shapes. I matched all of the shapes right next to each other until I get that little green "Align" line and let go. When I zoom out I see a little ...
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Exporting brush libraries in CC 2014

I'm trying to export my custom brush library in Illustrator from one device on CC to another in a remote location. This seems to depend on having your brush library appear in the libraries panel, ...
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Retina to actual pixels

Im currently designing an app and exporting images for the developers. I am struggling to know that if i create an icon that on my retina screen shows at say 40px X 100px, when i export, should i ...
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Problem exporting from Corel

I have a problem while exporting any file on Corel... When I try to choose a format, the list appears blank. Is there anything I can do?
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Why do I get these artifacts when exporting GIF from Adobe Flash CS5.5? [on hold]

I lately installed Adobe Flash CS5.5 and when I try to publish simple gif, it is doing this (flick on top of the red circle). When I try CTRL+ENTER it is perfectly fine. I tried many settings in ...
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Gradient rendered differently in Inkscape (PNG export) and browser

I have created an image with Inkscape. This is how it looks in Inkscape and when exported as a PNG image: But when I try to display it as an SVG the gradient looks drastically different: In case ...
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How do I export a vector file for CAD?

I am new to AI. I have saved my file in DWG, but the person I am sending it to says it opens in raster and has a double line. I am creating patent drawings, so there should be only one line. I am ...
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Krita: Error upon exporting to PNG

When exporting an image from Krita, I get the error stating that I can only save grayscale and RGB images, convert first. I searched the menus and couldn't find an option to convert it that worked. I ...
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Photoshop: “Save for Web -> Done -> Save” results in different file size than “Save for Web -> Save…”

I have a large number of PNG images that are organized in some specific directories and subdirectories, like this: 0 0 0.png 1 0 0.png 1.png 1 0.png 1.png , etc. The problem ...
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Single page PDF shows more artboards in AI

I have Illustrator CC and my document has 4 artboards. I click on Save As and select PDF as the format and Range: 4. The result is as expected the artboard 4 in the generated pdf. But If I open that ...
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Photoshop is changing text when saving as PDF

When making circular text with photoshop CS6, for example: Circular written text - http://imgur.com/pwP9P4K Now, when I want to save my project as PDF the text is getting turned, for example: Turned ...
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How to export slices to PSD in Photoshop CS5

I have a big PSD file with many slices, and I would like to have all those slices in new separate PSD files. Is there a way to export a slice to a PSD ? And automate this action using a script/action ...
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FBX Export Plugin does not export animation layers

I'm trying to export a object with animation layers to a ascii fbx using 3ds Max (2012, 2014 or 2015). The thing is that while Maya exports the animation layers, the 3dsMax exports the layer data, ...
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Text issues when exporting SVG from Illustrator to Inkscape

I've been given the cumbersome task of designing poster templates for a online university that need to be saved as SVG so their departments can make their own custom-filled files. The files are built ...
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Why do we get blurred marks when uploading PDF?

We have been using Adobe Acrobat Pro DC for years and never had a problem until now. Every time we create a PDF cover and upload it there are blurred marks around the font and the image. We have ...
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adobe illustrator to pdf gives strokes around path

I exported my AI project to pdf and saw some weird white transparent lines between shape left is from ai right one is from pdf (look closely at hearth shape)
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Export layers in photoshop with levels applied

I have the following sequence of 35 layers within Photoshop CC 2015: I'm using Files > Export > Layers to Files to save the images as JPEGS. Unfortunately, the levels are not being applied to each ...
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Photoshop Actions: Export with exact pixel size, not percentage

When I record actions, I put in the pixel size I want it to save as (1000x1000) for web export. For some reason, it will only replay this action and resize based on a scaling percentage. Is there a ...
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How to export from illustrator to Photoshop and preserve the artboard structure?

The app "app.zeplin.io" (wich is a tool that provide developpers informations about an user interface design) works with Photoshop artboards and Sketch exclusively. I would like to know if there is a ...
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Fonts: Exporting from Indesign

How can I preserve font characteristics when exporting from InDesign? When I export from InDesign using settings such as these: my text comes out very clunky on the generated pdf. The colors ...
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Export Photoshop Layers with Mask

I have a bunch of layers that are all being masked by a vector shape. I'm wondering what the best way to export each layer to a JPG, while maintaining the masking effect on each export. The image ...
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Which sizes should I deliver icons in? (Desktop, not web)

It's the first time I am designing some icons for use on a desktop, but I have now come to the point where I have to export them as .ico. My question: How do I deliver, hand in the icons to the ...
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Export to vector format from After Effects

I would like to export some simple vector animations created with After Effects, and keep the animation in a vector form, such as the Flash format. I am using After Effects CC and it seems that there ...
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Stop photoshop from creating “Copy” when exporting artboards to file

So Im working on prototyping an app, and when I need to export it to check how it looks on the phone, I need the old files to get overwritten but instead it creates "blabla.jpg Copy #". There is no ...
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Path text gets distorted when converting PSD to PDF

So, I've got this huge PSD file and I need to convert it to PDF. What I do is: File > Automate > PDF Presentation. I do that all the time and I've never had a problem with it but this time things were ...
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Saving large PSD as JPG

I have a 180cm × 900cm document in 300dpi RGB 8-bit and I want to save it as a JPG, but when I try to "Save As", the only available choices are PSB, RAW and TIFF, why? I need it for overseas printing ...
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Sketch exports Alpha Mask different to a PDF than to a PNG?

I'm using Sketch to make a fade out effect in an image using a gradient alpha mask as described at the bottom of this page. In Sketch it looks like I want it to, and now I want to export it both to a ...
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Shrink (not compress) a PDF file using free software

After designing a document in Adobe Fireworks (I know, not made for it, but hey, legally buying software is expensive) I am able to export it to a PDF. The problem is that I designed it at 300 DPI, ...
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Layers dont show up when exporting file from illustrator to photoshop

I made a graphic in Illustrator and wanted to add finishing touches in Photoshop. But when I export the file as a PSD from Illustrator, only one layer shows up in Photoshop. I use RGB color mode and ...
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Best compability file project export for .PSD file

What is the best fully compatibility to export (.PSD) file project from Photoshop for software interchange purposes? I mean, for example, I can edit the resulted export freely without loosing any ...
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File Size issue when exporting from Word 2013 to PDF

First off I hope I am posting this in the right community. If there is a more appropriate place please let me know. My problem is this: I regularly generate PDF files from Word documents which ...
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How can I export a Sketch document as PDF without hidden layers?

I have designed my CV in Sketch. I’ve done it in two languages (French and English) in the same file. When I want to export the English version, I turn off the layers which have French text. However,...
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How do i export text from illustrator to photoshop with editable text and layer style?

(At first sorry for my english) I was working on text using illustrator cc which have one fill with gradient and a stroke. For more editing i export it in cs6 for firework which can help me with ...
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Why won't layer styles render correctly? (CS4)

Been trying to search for an answer online for quite a while now but can't seem to find anything new. I'm familiar with layer styles and I've been merging them down to rasterize a layer, but for some ...
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Gimp transparency not transparent

I have been using GIMP successfully for a little while, but had no trouble with it. Now my transparent backgrounds are not transparent anymore. I go to Layer and Transparencies then to Add Alpha ...
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What causes PDF file size to increase when exporting from Illustrator?

I have a simple ad that I built in Illustrator CC with one linked image. The file size of the AI file is 5.8MB, when I export to PDF (2001 with Printer Marks and Bleeds) the file size increases ...
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Is Sketch good at exporting jpgs and pngs containing pictures?

I designed a pictures grid in sketch, and wanted to export the hole grid as one jpg or png, and then add it to my website. I am wondering if the quality of the jpg or png would be as good as photoshop?...
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.AI vectors and text rendering wrong when PDF exported from InDesign

I have an InDesign file which has a placed logo linking to an .AI file. The logo looks absolutely fine in InDesign. I also have some large text using the font Open Sans which looks great in InDesign. ...
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Data is incorrect after importing variable library into Illustrator

I have a bunch of graphs in an Illustrator document. All of them are tagged and have been exported to an XML document. I want to change the numbers in the XML and re-import it to update the graphs ...
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Why am I getting dotted grey edges on my batch exported images?

I have created a script which batch exports an ai file into an SVG file and multiple sizes of JPG and PNG files. The script creates three directories in the parent directory of the directory the ai ...
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bringing cad docs to photoshop

I am using auto-cad civil 3d 2016 and working on files with high mb's to be specific, i am working on preparing corridor for a railway alignment of 600 km in which i have to place contours, roads and ...
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exporting selected layer(s) in pixelmator separately [duplicate]

I am using Pixelmator Version 3.5 Canyon (60521). I wanted to know, if there is a way to export selected layer(s) separately. For example if there are 10 different sub later that were used to create ...
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Text messed up when exported as PDF

When I am exporting this file as PDF the text gets messed up. What causes this and how can I fix it? It's a regular text element and standard pdf presets. Merging all the layers and rasterising it ...
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Inkscape stroke to path width changing on rounded polygons

When I create a rounded polgon and elongate it, when I try to export it as a pdf, the thickness of the line changes (thicker in the elongated axis). So I tried object to path and stroke to path, but ...
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Fixed position for hyperlinks in InDesign cs5 (HTML export)

Im a design student and I'm currently having a class where we are supposed to design an online portfolio for ourselves. We're only required to do some mockups but I wanted to try and see if I could ...