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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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Edge quality goes down when exporting with Gimp (no compression, any format)

This image looks pretty in Gimp’s native XCF format: : After exporting to any internet format without compression it looks like this: What’s the reason for this loss of quality, and how can I avoid ...
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How to keep vector pattern when exporting from Inkscape to PDF or SVG?

I created an image in Inkscape that incorporates a custom line pattern of diagonal lines and looks like this: Now I want to export this image as vector graphic in PDF format. However when I am using ...
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How to remove line of "join" vector shapes

I am new to Illustrator and am suffering when trying to export 2 unified vectors to PNG file. The exported image ends up with the "trace" on union of two objects. Is there any way to solve this "...
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Impossible to export photo embedded in artboard in Illustrator

I am trying to export several illustrations spread on 6 Artboards of different sizes (composite of vectors and raster images) for web ads in Illustrator CC 2019 v.23. Whenever I export my artboards (...
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In Affinity Designer, How do I export a document with multiple artboards to a single page PDF file

In Affinity Designer 1.7 (Desktop), when exporting a document with multiple artboards to PDF, each artboard is placed in a different page inside the PDF file. How do I avoid this behaviour and export ...
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How can I export this .ai file to SVG while maintaining full shape

I have the following hand drawn .ai file that I would like to convert to SVG for 3d printing with tinkercad. when I save as SVG however there is some clipping done to the paths and it turns out like: ...
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Photoshop - Export Asset with multiple clipping masks

How could I export all my clipping masks (the clipping masks in different colors and pattern - 32 clipping masks) in one go with a single asset/model? My normal approach is to export manually, one by ...
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Logo in Illustrator to Photoshop for High-PPI Export

I've created a logo in Adobe Illustrator at the exact dimensions in inches that I want the final result to have (to print on a t shirt). I'd now like to take this logo into Photoshop for post-...
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Sharpness and contrast at small resolution pictures

Ok, so maybe this has nothing to do with Adobe Illustrator or design, maybe problem is with WordPress I don't know... But, I created a logo with Adobe Illustrator, and it looks great. Artboard and ...
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How do I export my logo in 110 * 40 size using adobe illustrator?

I'm not a graphic designer. I got a logo made by a freelance designer on Fiverr long back. I have the ai files, I recently change the theme of my WordPress website which demands that logo size ...
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Need Help With Tweaking a Script for Photoshop Batch Exporting Sections of an Image

Resolved: Thanks for the help, everyone! The script by Sergey Kritskiy works to export storyboards with sequential file-name. I just found a script by TunaMaxx the other day and thought it was super ...
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When I export an AI 300x60 art board it saves with bigger dimensions

I am making a companion banner ad for Youtube. The dimensions are 300x60. When I design on a 300x60 art board and save a a PNG or jpeg it saves with larger dimensions and then won't upload. If i want ...
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When saving as a JPEG, illustrator keeps cutting parts of my artboard off

I created a graphic in Illustrator, and there is a lot of white space around the graphic itself, but it is all within the artboard. When I got to export my piece as a JPEG, Illustrator does whatever ...
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How to retain text when saving as PDF? [closed]

I am having an issue when I attempt to save as PDF from Adobe Illustrator. For some reason, only a portion of my text is saving to the PDF document. I have locked all my layers, which I was under the ...
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Pattern Export/Preview Quality in Illustrator

I don't know how to state this problem nor to google it. I made a pattern on Illustrator, it's a quite complicated pattern, but it's ok on my preview (left) I use my GPU Preview for working default. ...
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Why does color disappear completely from my graphic once I export it as .svg

I`m still a beginner on GravitDesigner but created several vector icons already. One strange thing happened already several times: I create a new icon with different shapes and compound paths with ...
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Incorrect PNG export size

Whatever I do, if I create an artboard in illustrator that is 540 x 540 pixels the artwork ends up being 2254x2254 when directly exported to png from Illustrator. I even just created a new AI file ...
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When using "quick export as PNG" on Photoshop, the file exports with huge dimensions

When using the "quick export as PNG" option on Photoshop, the file exports with different, enlarged dimensions. I.E. the canvas size on photoshop is 8.5x11 but exports at 35.42x45.83. See Here: ...
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Any way to export layers to files WITHOUT a prefix, short of editing the .jsx file?

I'm using a template PSD to crop large batches of ecom images and then exporting my layers to TIFF files. Only problem is Photoshop insists on putting a prefix in front of each file name--even if I ...
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Big Image size low quality export or small image good quality export

I have made a vector design in Adobe Illustrator. I need the very best export quality. I have two art boards which contain the same artwork. The difference is, the first art board is 8000px x 8000px , ...
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From Illustrator to Photoshop to Print [duplicate]

I need to export final files with at max 128mb for print on fabric. My initial canvas size is 16.383px x 10.000px (the 16383 is the max allowed by illustrator). I've noticed that even working in ...
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Illustrator file size PDF vs JPEG export

I've come across a weird behavior regarding the output file size when exporting/saving files from Illustrator CC. I have an image with several bitmaps (i.e. raster images/photographs) where I added ...
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Illustrator export gives a huge white border

I am trying to export a business card size in Adobe Illustrator but each time I export, I get this annoyingly huge white borders that are unecessary, even if I save it as .png, any ideas? (click image ...
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Inkscape does not export the layer's blend mode exclusion to PDF

I followed the instructions here to fill some objects (including text) with a negative of their background: If I export this as png everything is fine. However when exporting as PDF it just shows ...
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How does Gifmaker.org remove white halo on transparent GIFs? [duplicate]

When I try to export with Photoshop or use other online GIF makers, they always end up with the ugly white halo. What makes Gifmaker.org so different, and how can I replicate it in Photoshop or Adobe ...
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How to get smoother shape edges?

I am currently working on some custom icons. I stumbled upon an article which addresses issues of optical effects and illusions of shapes. What I noticed is that the shapes shown in images provided in ...
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Distorted SVG icon when exporting from Sketch

I am getting a strange result when exporting an SVG icon from Sketch. I am trying to export this mail icon that is made up of two masked triangles and an outer rectangle (all using an outside border):...
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SVG file not saving as drawn in illustrator

Below is an image of the logo I have created in illustrator CS6: However, when I save the file as an SVG and then view it, it has been saved looking like so: Notice how the text is changed to lower ...
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Confused about Illustrator seeming to have a working resolution

I'm currently trying to export my project as a PNG. I had it set to export based on the artboard, which is currently sized to my desired dimensions. However, after I set it to export as a 300ppi PNG,...
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How to export groups to separate PDF files in Adobe Photoshop? [duplicate]

I have 180 groups (see image for example), each group is a different label design. I need to export each group as an individual PDF file. What is the best way to achieve this? I know how to export ...
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How to fix/change Inkscape scale factor while exporting into SVG?

I printed a PDF drawing with Chromium. This is my reference physical output. I imported the PDF into Inkscape (0.92.3), cloned the drawing and then printed within Inkscape. The output has the ...
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How do I export a complicated floorplan and ductwork from CAD to Adobe Illustrator in vector format (without freezing/crashing Illustrator)?

I've tried lowering the quality of the plot in CAD but that makes the curves so bad it's unusable. Every time I try and open the exported file in Illustrator it takes forever and if/when it loads if I ...
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Gimp, script that iterates through several images and exports each one with different options

I'm quite new to gimp. Assuming I have N images I was wondering if it is possible do the following: For i = 1...N For each export options j = 1 .. N Export(img[i],option[j]); Basically what ...
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Photoshop - Export layers to files using plugin

I'm using a plugin to export my pngs (https://www.fnordware.com/superpng/) Anyone knows how I can replicate the Export Layers to files functionality that comes with photoshop but export as SuperPNG? ...
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Export Adobe Illustrator artboards to PDF in pairs

I have a document with many artboards, and I need to repeatedly export artboards in pairs as 2-page PDFs. Each one is a front/back page of a brochure. For example, artboards1-2.pdf, artboards3-4.pdf, ...
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Issue when I export as pdf single pages a spread in design doc

I have an issue with the sigle pages PDF created from Indesign from a long document created as side-by-side pages (spread). I have a black background graphics on the right page and a blank page on the ...
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How to Export in both in RGB and CMYK in Affinity Design?

How do I export a logo in both CMYK and RGB in Affinity Design, provided that the Logo design starts with a template that is in CMYK? I mean when I start a new file, it asks me to choose the colour ...
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How to stop Adobe Illustrator CC from changing spaces to hyphens?

Illustrator is changing my filenames as such when I use Save for Web: My File.png → My-File.png The old Illustrator had a Unix checkbox in the Save to Web export settings, but new Illustrator doesn'...
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Saving a Layer Mask

How can I save the following mask as a PNG image ? I pressed Alt + Right-click on the mask to get the following image but I don't know how to export it
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Photoshop Not Saving Image at Specific Dimensions

I'm trying to export my Photoshop artboards as 800x800px jpgs. I hit Export As and changed the dimensions to 800x800px. It shows me it's scaling it down. Great. I hit Export All, and it saves the jpgs ...
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Adobe illustrator export to PDF problem, text invisible

How does one even start to troubleshoot when the following happens. ^^ Important note, the job here is to add pictures to an existing pdf produced elsewhere. You have a textpage in illustrator with ...
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SVG Export change some square into circle - Illustrator

I have a weird issue with an svg export with some vectorised image. When i make on svg export, some square are change to circle and i have no clue why. You can download the .ai here (made on cc 2018) ...
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Cut one big horizontal artwork to multiple different artwork in illustrator

I am new on Behance and the design community. I designed my final image to upload on Behance in one artwork horizontally stretching, now I want to save this artwork file to multiple images and I don't ...
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How to save a mesh Object as SVG format in Illustrator

When I have an mesh object in illustrator and export it as SVG, it gets saved as a base64 encoded png pixel image inside the svg. How can I make an export of a mesh object as pure svg, so no pixels ...
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Exporting isometric cube to png results in incorrect sides and rough edges of the cube

UPDATE: I did what @Danielillo suggested and it worked but the width of the exported .png is still one pixel wider then the original: The blue outline is from Illustrator. You can see the one pixel ...
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How can I export an Illustrator JPEG - PNG while keeping the whitespace?

I created a logo in illustrator for a client. When I export it and save it as a JPEG the image is clear but the artboard gets cut of. It only saves the logo itself, there is no white space. How can I ...
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Exporting Image to PNG causes it to be semi-transparent

I'm trying to create an image with a transparent alpha channel. After clipping image, I've removed white rectangular background using the 'Color to Alpha' tool. It seems to work fine by converting ...
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Adobe Illustrator generates SVG with rect instead of polygon

I'd like to export the SVG code out of Illustrator so I can use it to generate a background and later animate it with JavaScript. In the tutorial that I am following the dude generated the SVG Code, ...
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Exporting colour image from GIMP turns grey

I have a gif image that I want to use as a background on a web site, but it's a bit too colourfull and when text is laid over the top of it, there's not enough contrast, so I want to knock it back a ...
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In House Print Resolution [closed]

What is the standard setting for low, med and high print resolution when exporting (under Compression menu) a PDF file from InDesign at an in-house studio?
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