Questions tagged [export]

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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How to convert a path blurred object into a vector?

I have created a logo in Ps that uses the path blur effect. I would like to convert it into a vector in Ai as I would like to have a higher resolution print on a sublimated shirt. But once I image ...
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Is there a better method for InDesign -> Word?

I use InDesign for layout of pieces which range from 2 to 72+ pages. On occasion I'll get a client request to send a PDF and Word file for the latest iteration of a piece so that someone somewhere can ...
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Figma pixels differs from Photoshop pixels?

I have designed a landing page for a website for one of my client. I designed it in Figma(Online UI design tool) and have exported the whole artboard with 1x resolution with the size (W:1400px, H:...
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Why does my Inkscape export PDF look different from original SVG file?

Why is stroke in my exported PDF black while it's gray in Inkscape? This is how it looks in Inkscape: However, the exported PDF stroke become black inside: How can I fix this? Here is my Inkscape ...
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In Illustrator how do you export just clipping mask interior?

I have an illustration containing text and brush strokes and would like to export it as 3 files each containing what is inside one of the three green shapes. I've tried creating a clipping mask from ...
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How do I easily export parts of an artwork in Adobe Illustrator?

I have an artboard in illustrator that contains the cover for a book. It has the front cover, back cover, and spine, all in a single artboard, with bleed, so that I can print to PDF and send that PDF ...
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Exporting illustrator file and uploading to instagram blurry

I am having a dilemma with quality exporting from illustrator to instagram. I don't know whether this is something I'm doing in illustrator or instagram. I create an artboard the same as an instagram ...
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InDesign zero inner bleed not possible

I am new to making a InDesign document print ready (magazine) and I am facing a problem that I could not find the answer to from other threads. What I have: InDesign double page spread Pictures ...
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How to center my artwork when export?

When I want to export my artwork, this is positioned in the left margin. How to do to be centred? I'll add a screenshot to explain that better. Thank you!
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Issue with export from Illustrator [duplicate]

I wanted to export my work in PDF from illustrator, but I have a problem my lines of the flower are very visible I don't know how to do it for make it smooth. I don't know my be it's normal. you can ...
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Photoshop: export each guide as individual image

Suppose I have this dummy project where I set guides on my workspace How would I now export this in three different images? I would like to have one image for each guide block such that The first ...
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Export from InDesign - Preserve effects (do not flatten transparency)

Alex here with a question, hoping the creative minds here can help with. Thank you in advance! I design a few icons in Adobe InDesign in the interest of time for a publication, but now I was asked to ...
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How do I restrict all of a PDF's editability EXCEPT for extracting and moving around pages?

I am starting to sell digital PDFs, and I want my customers to be able to move pages around between PDF files they have and customize them, but I don't want anyone trying to edit individual elements ...
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Complex .tiff s (many blended layers) not showing properly outside of Photoshop. Everywhere else there is some level of merging/flattening

I have been doing work in Photoshop, but the saved .tiffs look vastly different outside of Photoshop. I save as .Tiff because often the files are larger than 2GB so no PSD. But with later or image ...
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Printed PDF has black box instead of shadow

We received a PDF from our client to forward it to the printing house (I hope that is the correct english term, I'm talking about offset print) and later we combine the printed result with our product....
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Export Artboards as Multiple, Multi-Page PDFs in Illustrator

I know that it is possible to export individual artboards all as separate PDFs in Illustrator, but I need to group some of the artboards together and I can't find a good solution. At the moment, I'm ...
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What does this loading bar mean in GIF export in Photoshop?

It's been loading for 5 minutes at the same mark, but it's not even clear to me what it's loading, I haven't exported anything yet. And I get this error if I try to click on Save As.
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Figma PDF export order

When I use the Export frames to PDF, I cannot find the way to order the frames as wanted. They seem to be exported in the order they were created. Any idea on how to change that?
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Why are my export files different from my Indesign artboards? [duplicate]

I'm trying to figure out why on my exported files, some pages have crossed over onto each other. They are outside the bleed line so I expect them to be trimmed however, some tutorials, etc do not have ...
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adobe illustrator cannot export text elements with multiple lines to svg

I am using Adobe Illustrator to generate SVG files. However, I find that when I try to export a textual element with multiple lines, that element is exported as svg paths, not svg text elements. If ...
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Printed outcome is larger than what was set in Photoshop

I am thinking to print out a photo with words edited in using Photoshop however I noticed that the output is slightly larger than what was set in the dimensions. I tried printing directly from ...
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How to set up Inkscape's preferences to export only to PDF or SVG

Is there a setting (or hidden preference) to tell Inkscape's to show only a couple specific file formats in the "Save as"/"Export" menu (out of the 20+ choices available) and ...
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Why is there a thick border around my document when I export?

I don't see why this is happening. It doesn't matter what size the document is, or how many times I restart the program, or changes in the bleeds, there are no objects outside the artboard. It only ...
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Data-driven graphics with slices

I have an image that is split with slices. I added data-driven elements - localised texts. When I export the image (File > Export > Data Sets As Files), new PSDs are generated. Because I want ...
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Export graphic with localised text

I have graphic picture that requires simple text. However, the text needs to be localised. I have different layers for this text (one for English, one for German, ...). I need to export this picture (...
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How can I convert an fbx animation into a sequance of obj files for every frame?

The game engine I'm using asks for each frame to be in its own .obj file, how can I convert an arbitraty fbx animation into that. If not possible, how can I create such sequence starting from a single ...
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Issue with export to PDF from Illustrator

I have some issues while exporting my PDF file from Adobe Illustrator. While I made it, I used shape gradient to do this sort of lines. But if you look at the pictures, the problem is very visible. ...
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Export Layers in place illustrator

I am trying to export layers from an ai file, but when I export the pngs they all come out centered. I need to export the layers so that I can assemble the layers randomly for example several ...
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GIMP 2.10: PDF Export: How to export each layer GROUP as a new page?

GIMP can export each layer as a new page[*]… but is there a way to do it based on group layers instead? Alternative trick: Flatten each layer group before printing using Merge Layer Group… without ...
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Small white outline when exporting layers to file

When exporting by layers, all my PNG files contain a tiny white outline. I haven't found the cause of the problem, since when inside of Photoshop all my layers look fine, and no outline is to be seen. ...
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Is there an automated way to remove cropped-out regions of embedded images in order to reduce the file size of a PDF

Someone has asked this question before, but for SVG files. This is the scenario: I have a source file in a DTP program (Scribus in my case). It contains a lot of large images, but only small bits of ...
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Why am I getting grey boxes around transparencies when importing a PDF file into Photoshop from InDesign?

I'm creating interior graphics for a client's nonfiction book and came across something I can't explain. I created a small, transparent graphic in Photoshop, exported it as a transparent PNG file (24-...
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Increase color depth to 16 Bit / reduce banding in Adobe Illustrator

I use Illustrator to create gradients with the Freeform Gradient tool. When I export a gradient as a PNG, banding is clearly visible. That's why I'd like to increase the color depth to 16 Bit. Is that ...
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How to tell InDesign to skip color in css export for the ePub export

Up until now, I was using Calibre for editing ebooks. There it is a manual process, but you can specify everything to your liking in code. I am now trying to use InDesign. And I have run upon the ...
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why are the width and height params missing from svg files exported from Adobe Illustrator

I'm currently working on a project using the HTML5 Canvas API and want to include images in the SVG format, however, I find that SVG files exported from Adobe Illustrator do not render on the canvas. ...
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Export to png without an artboard? Illustrator CS6

Is it possible to select an object on an artboard and turn that into a png? I have a lot of small titles I want to export as pngs but I dont want to make lots of small artboards for them.
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why does the artboard change in size after rescaling and exporting in Illustrator?

i scaled my artboard and image to 1200mm x 900mm and then exported it. after reopening the DWG, the artboard was empty and was a much smaller size. How big an artboard can be exported? it seemed to ...
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Inkscape export to PNG not showing background with high resolution

I am trying to export a .svg file to .png with Inkscape. The original .svg file was created with the prettymaps python toolbox (https://github.com/marceloprates/prettymaps) which creates .svg images ...
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IconWorkshop/Axialis IconGenerator Alternatives

I'm looking for alternatives to IconWorkshop/Axialis IconGenerator for Mac users. Is there a program where you can upload your own SVG and export it to all different kinds of formats? Especially ICO ...
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Photoshop (August 2021 update) - export for multiple sizes adding unwanted numbers to filenames?

If exporting assets via the Export As dialog, and choosing multiple sizes as pictured, Photoshop is now (as of very recently) adding incremented numbers to saved files. For instance, if I did this ...
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Glitch in output resolution size for same dimension artboards

I have created 50 artboards in Adobe Illustrator. Their size is the same 59.5x59.5 mm Nothing else. Just the blank artboards. When I go File > Export > Export as --> JPG and then I choose &...
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How to export multiple layers each combined with a clipping mask, in an efficient manner (in Photoshop)?

In my photoshop program I have 182 background layers. I have a total of 20 different masks that I want to apply to each layer. So that I get a background layer and mask combination. What is the best ...
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Instagram blurrying my designed posts

I have some graphic design stuff to post on Instagram but no matter what I try, the image comes out blurry. I'd started with a file size of 1080x1080px when making in (currently using InDesign). I ...
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Looking for a script to export layers in an artboard, sized to artboard dimensions

I often use the Export > Layers to Files script. Obviously it's ancient (2007), and therefore has no support for the more recently introduced Artboards. When using the Layers to Files script, it ...
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removing the nodes (green lines) of an image i pasted in Inkscape

im new to Inkscape and need it urgently for some figures. So, I have two images i copied and pasted into inkscape. Everything looks good until I try to export it as png and suddenly the lines of both ...
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Illustrator: Export for Screens dimensions off by 1 pixel and exporting with poor image quality

I'm trying to export a number of artboards containing web ads of various sizes. (728x90, 300x600, 300x250. etc.) I'm finding it difficult to export in the selected dimensions WHILE maintaining good ...
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Export selection from Illustrator with same content as exported PNG files

I have an SVG loaded into Illustrator. I perform a selection on the illustration, go to File -> Export Selection, and export the selected content as a PNG and it looks exactly like my selection, ...
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GIMP workflow to apply same change to a bunch of PNGs?

What I'm Trying To Do: I have about 80 pngs of "cards", and I want to paste first of all a black border with rounded corners over top of the images, and then have the outside parts of the ...
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Grain is not showing in saved/exported file Illustrator

When attempting to export illustrator file that includes heavy grain over black, the grain barely showed in exported image. I have tried exporting as jpeg, svg, for web, for screen, rgb mode, cmyk ...
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Rendering Photoshop anim. with transparent background results in "missing codec" (invalid file)

I'm trying to export a Photoshop animation and can get the file with a black background but cannot export it without a background without the getting this Any help? (I did the proper exporting ...

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