Exporting elements that have been masked are pixelated on Adobe Fresco

New Here ,
Jul 27, 2020 Jul 27, 2020

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Hello community, 

I was drawing only with vectors and started using the clipping mask the other day, I exported my whole file as a PDF and then when I opened on AI, I noticed that some parts where pixelated, then realized that the parts that were pixelated where the parts where I used the clipping mask.

Why? 😞 How can I avoid this?

I added the screenshots from my iPad and from my laptop.

 

Thanks!

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Publish & export, Vector Brushes

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New Here ,
Sep 30, 2020 Sep 30, 2020

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Any chance this has been solved? I have the same problem! When using a clipping mask on a vector layer it exports as pixelated. When merging the layers it also turns into a pixelated layer. How do I export my clipping mask in vector??? This shouldn't be complicated? What am I missing?

 

Thanks for any help!

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Adobe Employee ,
Sep 30, 2020 Sep 30, 2020

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Hi.

 

Clipping masks show up as rasterized in Adobe Illustrator because Ai does not handle them in the same way that Photoshop does (in Ai they require vector shapes). And, since clipping masks will not supported by Illustrator (in the same way that they are in Photoshop), the way they export from Fresco might not be altered. 

 

Better preserving vectors when vector layers are involved in clipping groups is a change that could happen in Fresco down the road but people do need to let the team know that they want/need this functionality. Please request it by posting on UserVoice; it's easy to access from within Fresco:
* From the Home screen tap the gear icon in the upper right corner of the screen.
* Then from the App Settings menu go to Help > Support > Suggest a feature

 

Sue. 

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