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Why is Illustrator adding blank pixels to my bitmap export?

Apr 18, 2013 6:48 PM

Tags: #illustrator #export #bitmap

When I export my .ai file as a bitmap, Illustrator adds a 1px wide column of blank space on the left side that I keep having to crop off. I can't figure out why. I even deleted everything else from my file except the colored background that takes up 100% of the canvas and is positioned at 0 X & Y... but my 1920px wide file still exports as a 1921px wide bitmap with an empty pixel on the left. Does anyone know why?

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    Apr 18, 2013 11:19 PM   in reply to liilac4268

    Check your document settings and pixel grid alignment. Set it to 72DPI.



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    Apr 27, 2013 8:35 AM   in reply to liilac4268

    I have exactly the same problem. A 1px transparent margin is added to the output PNG. As I have set up a complex doucument with various artboards this is a serious problem for my workfow. However only few artworks are effected. The hint by Mylenium did not help, as my document was already on 72dpi. I guess it is a bug.

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