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Flatten layers into single pixel layer (Cannot erase object line on transparency)


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Hi,

I have read the following post and tried all of what was discussed, but it is not working for me.

Flatten layers into single pixel layer: a simple walk through please?

By christovw66March 18, 2017 in Affinity on Desktop Questions (Mac and Windows)

My issue is that I created my art in Procreate with a transparent background and exported it as a .PNG file.  Then I made up a collage using that image about 20x by rotating it etc. in Affinity Designer.  My intention is to export the Affinity Designer final image as a press/print-ready .PDF file for a copy shop to print for me.  However, no matter how I export it, or what I do with it, it has faint lines across the image that correspond to each of the transparent images I used in it.  I have checked the Procreate file also and it has the transparent background.  The funny thing is that I produced this same image in different colours and some of them show the faint lines and some do not!  I am new to this, so any assistance will be incredibly helpful and appreciated!

Thank you,

Sandy

FIVE-PETAL_FLOWER_-_PASTE_-_Copy_YELLOW_with_Post_It_Note.pdf

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On 3/11/2021 at 9:30 PM, blackkitt said:

Actually, I just noticed the PDF is not perfect - part of my image exported with stray areas of color that do not appear in the document before exporting. It's an embedded image and looks fine onscreen. 

 

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Welcome to the forum @blackkitt :)

You seem to be having a different issue to the original poster. Please start a new thread explaining your issue and perhaps include the files causing the issues - this will allow others to help you.

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