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Why is CMYK & PNG not possible?

Why? Because PNG is a lossless raster image format developed for the web, and ultimately for display screens which are RGB. However the format was never intended or designed to be a print format, ...
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Why is CMYK & PNG not possible?

Broadly speaking there are two schools of thought on file-format design. One is that you should have lots of options to give lots of different users what they want. The problem with this approach is ...
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Illustrator: how to only export artwork inside the artboard and ignore what falls outside

If you must use JPG: Go to 'File → Export' Choose 'JPG' from the 'Type' dropdown menu Tick 'Use Artboards' (this excludes the fall off) Click 'Save' Since you mentioned needing this for print, choose ...
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Illustrator: white space around logo when exporting as JPG

In the Export dialog box, tick the 'Use Artboards' option. This saves the image including the containing artboard, what you're seeing as the white frame behind your logo. If you need to re-adjust the ...
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Export Artboards to separate PDFs (Illustrator)

Export> Export for screens Choose PDF as format (Press the settings icon to change preset). Enter name into the Prefix window. The name of the artboards should append after that name.
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Export iOS Icon Sizes in Affinity Designer

Since the requirements change from time to time, it's always a good idea to refer to Apple's guidelines. There's an Affinity Designer template on my website that I've develop that exports the 18 sizes ...
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Is there any way to save a Web page screenshot with a transparent background?

Just found an easy way via Safari. Right click on element, Inspect Element, then in the Inspector right click on the element node you want to export and pick Capture Screenshot. This to me keeps ...
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Exporting a slice in Sketch with transparent background around

It's actually very easy if you know how to do it :) Suppose you have an icon that is 24x24px and you want the png to be 32x32px. You have to create a slice over the icon. The slice must be 32x32px. ...
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How do I grab a jpeg from a layer and open it in it

If you want to keep the layer linked to your current document: Use Smart Objects. Right click your layer and click Convert to Smart Object. Double clicking the Smart Object layer will open the image ...
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Only exporting one artboard in Photoshop

Instead of "Export As...", select "File > Export > Artboards to Files": This will give you the option to export the selected Artboard only.
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Illustrator: how to crop artwork and save as SVG?

Hit Shift+O and adjust canvas size to your liking Hit Ctrl+Shift+S to 'Save as', choose SVG format and tick 'Use Artboards'
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Sketch 3 - Is there a way to export all artboards in a .sketch file from multiple Pages?

For a single page you can export all artboards at once like this: Edit > Select all art boards Layer > Make exportable Now you can export art boards. For example I have four art boards:
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How to export a GIF from After Effects?

When I need to create a GIF from After Effects, I do my animation in After Effects, go to Menu>Composition>Pre-Render and render it out as an uncompressed MOV file. Then you can drag that file onto ...
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Create a dropshadow only layer

Create a shape layer in the desired shape and with any colour fill; Add your drop shadow using Layer Styles; Make sure that on the Drop Shadow settings, the box 'Layer Knocks Out Drop Shadow' is ...
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How to export a GIF from After Effects?

This answer is only for Windows OS There is no reason for 3rd party plugins. Use File > Export> > Add to Adobe Media Encoder Queue. Inside of the the Adobe Media Encoder there's a lot more ...
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Illustrator: how to export artwork by layers

You can use this nice script by Tom Byrne. Just copy this code into a notepad and save it as all files and with the filename MultiExporter.jsx. Then drop a copy of that into your scripts folder. It ...
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Why does my Inkscape export PDF look different from original SVG file?

I think I've found the problem. At first I couldn't reproduce this, but I can if I use the Export panel for exporting the PDF. The Export panel PDF export is really brand new functionality. Wouldn't ...
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Exporting an object as svg from inkscape

As of Inkscape 1.2+ there is now a native way to batch export multiple objects to SVG, or any other supported export format for that matter. You can do this from the regular File > Export dialog. ...
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What is the easiest way to export just the selected objects in Illustrator?

In Illustrator CC 2015.3 (20), Adobe finally added an asset export tool similar to Sketch. Now you can select any objects, right click and "Export Selection...". If you want to export multiple ...
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Exporting various icons at the same size from Illustrator

One way you can go about exporting these icons at the same size is to create multiple, equal dimension artboards and move each icon to its own space. From here you can export each artboard as an ...
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Exporting from Principle App; an interactive animation without the need for the Principle App?

It appears as though Principle will allow you to save a video file or gif if you record an animation (Of course you lose the interactivity).... Just hit the record button, in the upper right corner......
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Exporting Actual Size From Illustrator

Illustrator does not actually have a resolution at all, vector graphics do not. If you design for print you should print the vector content. So you would just save your design as PDF and your printers ...
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Illustrator: how to export artwork by layers

if you are using illustrator cc 2017 , you just need to use illustrator asset export feature. just right click to your layer in Artboard and select collect to export option. follow same for all ...
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How to save a mesh Object as SVG format in Illustrator

You can not. SVG is not currently supporting mesh primitives, though hopes are that it will soon do so, all it needs is a few more SVG implementations to implement this.
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When I export an AI 300x60 art board it saves with bigger dimensions

Hit Ctrl+Alt+P and make sure your document 'Units' setting is set to 'Pixels'. You may have accidentally started this document in 'Millimeters', in which case yes, this can be a reason for the problem....
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Why is CMYK & PNG not possible?

Simply, the PNG format has no support for any other color mode than RGB. There is no way around this. Use TIFF
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Export objects to separate files in Illustrator

Yes, there is a way to do this! It is somewhat of a workaround but this is the best option I have found and I use it regularly. If you are using a version of Illustrator that has the "Asset Export" ...
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How do I convert my AI icon to a PNG file?

You don't need Photoshop to convert an icon from AI to PNG. File > Save For Web (Ctrl+Shift+Alt+S) Preset > Name > PNG-24 (Optional) Set desired width and height Save
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Inkscape stroke to path width changing on rounded polygons

UPDATE: With the additional details you provided in the comments I believe I better understood your question, so let me provide an update. The answer below is still valid - if you transform the object ...
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