Exporting vectors with an effect in Illustrator

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Jan 22, 2021 Jan 22, 2021

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How do I export just the selection of a circle that has an effect added to it from Illustrator?

I'm trying to export just a circle that I have added an effect to -

 

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Effect > Distort & Transform > Pucker & Bloat

 

When I choose the option "Export Selection", it shows in the preview as being correct:

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But when I preview it in the Finder folder and also place it into a InDesign document it appears like this as just the circle minus the effect:

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How do I export just the selection of a circle that has an effect added to it from Illustrator?

 

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Adobe Community Professional , Jan 23, 2021 Jan 23, 2021
Looks like a bug that has been mentioned before. I could find this at Uservoice, but they don't have enough votes to trigger action. https://illustrator.uservoice.com/forums/601447-illustrator-desktop-bugs/suggestions/40092373-bug-svg-export-problem https://illustrator.uservoice.com/forums/601447-illustrator-desktop-bugs/suggestions/38994874-saving-as-an-svg-file-the-part-that-should-be-the It is easy to create with ovals or rectangles with a Pucker and Bloat effect applied, even when the appear...

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Jan 22, 2021 Jan 22, 2021

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Hi first you need to convert this effect to final shape using expand appearance from object menu....regards

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Jan 22, 2021 Jan 22, 2021

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Hi, it's still showing us just a circle when I export it..

It's showing as the shape now in illustrator and in the preview before I export it -

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But once it's in my documents it's still a circle

 

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Jan 22, 2021 Jan 22, 2021

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I can confirm Samantha's result. I drew an ellipse, applied pucker, expanded, exported asset as svg, which yielded an ellipse. I applied bloat to the ellipse, expanded, exported, got an ellipse. I drew an arc, reflected vertically, reflected both horizontally, joined all, yielding the four-pointed concave star shape, exported as svg, and got an ellipse. Not a solution, I know, but it's not a unique occurrence. Is it a characteristic of svg, or a bug?

 

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Looks like a bug that has been mentioned before.

I could find this at Uservoice, but they don't have enough votes to trigger action.

https://illustrator.uservoice.com/forums/601447-illustrator-desktop-bugs/suggestions/40092373-bug-sv...

https://illustrator.uservoice.com/forums/601447-illustrator-desktop-bugs/suggestions/38994874-saving...

It is easy to create with ovals or rectangles with a Pucker and Bloat effect applied, even when the appearance is expanded.

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