I don't know why but, when I save a Photoshop file it automatically changes the file size and adds a white padding on the top and bottom of the image: see a screen recording how this is happening here:

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Is there any way to fix this?


Your artboard is smaller than your canvas. Save, Save As, and Save for Web saves the entire canvas not merely the artboard you are working on.

Use File > Export > Export As... rather than Save or Save For Web if you need to save artboards and not the entire canvas. Save, Save As, and Save For Web don’t recognize (acknowledge) artboard sizes.

  • @Scott see this chat message – WELZ Mar 28 '18 at 23:13
  • @WELZ I agree they shouldn't ever be a substitute for bold/italics. That's not how I use them. I use them for menu trees which is not "emphasis". It's more about separation than emphasis since that block of text is a tree and not meant to be broken. It should be seen as a single item, like code. – Scott Mar 29 '18 at 2:13
  • I would much rather use them, it may require a new Meta post. – WELZ Mar 29 '18 at 2:14
  • Honestly :) It's not like I'm unaware of how to use bold and italics :) It is really stylistic, I prefer trees to be seen as a whole if possible and I always use angled brackets rather than arrows. I can see how using the back ticks for italics or bold makes reading terrible, but I think it's actually better for tree structures. – Scott Mar 29 '18 at 2:19
  • @Scott: If you really want something not to be broken, use protected spaces. Abusing backticks substitutes a minor issue (or a non issue if you ask me, why shouldn’t these be broken?) with a bigger one. Anyway, if you really want to contest this, please take it to Graphic Design Meta. – Wrzlprmft Mar 29 '18 at 7:57

Try making a copy of the file and flatten the layers.

There are probably some objects outside the canvas.

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