3D extrude not converting to SVG properly

Community Beginner ,
Jan 04, 2021 Jan 04, 2021

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I've been trying to create some SVGs after using the 3D extrude & bevel option however I can't get the vector to save properly as an SVG.

 

What it should look like:

Screenshot 2021-01-04 at 14.20.22.png

 

What it saves as:

Screenshot 2021-01-04 at 14.20.13.png

  

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Adobe Community Professional , Jan 04, 2021 Jan 04, 2021
Thank you. I tried an export the same way as you did it. I also imported that SVG into a third party app (Affinity Publisher in my case). I didn't see any issues. Don't know why there should be issues, but also I don't know what Sketch is doing. So I would suggest you ask this in a Sketch forum.

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You could try if Expanding appearance before saving improves it.

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Tried that - it annoyingly didn't seem to make any difference to it

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In that case please upload the AI file to Dropbox or the like and post a link

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There are two different examples that won't save correctly in that file 

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After expanding, I exported both successfully.

 

You may have to describe exactly how you're going about the export step by step to help identify where it's going wrong for you.

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How I've been saving:

- Save as 

- SVG 1.1

- Image location: Embed 

 

I should note that the preview of the saved items show correctly however when I try to use the SVG in other programs such as Sketch, the issue then shows. 

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Thank you.

 

I tried an export the same way as you did it.

I also imported that SVG into a third party app (Affinity Publisher in my case).

I didn't see any issues.

 

Don't know why there should be issues, but also I don't know what Sketch is doing. So I would suggest you ask this in a Sketch forum.

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Monika is the Master here so I throw out this YouTube in hopes that it will help:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O0IAwApKa-Q

Learn how to convert an image into SVG using Adobe Illustrator.In order to extrude vectors into 3D models, mO2 FCPX and Apple Motion Plugin supports SVG form...

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