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Export dimensions depend on artboard alignment

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When exported, the dimensions of an artboard should just depend on its width and height, not its position on the canvas.

Currently, though, its x/y alignment also affects the default dimensions.

Steps to reproduce:
1) Create an artboard at, e.g., 1920x1720px
2) File -> Export: note that the default export dimensions of this artboard are 1920x720px as expected.
3) Duplicate this artboard, and move the copy away to the first one, but *not at an exact pixel position* (e.g., move to: x: 0px, y: 767.7px)
4) File -> Export: note that the default export dimensions of the new artboard are now 1921x720px

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Hi simonr,
Welcome to Affinity Forums :)
You can enable Force Pixel Alignment in the snapping options to ensure duplicated artboards are placed on integer values. Additional, when duplicating them using shortcuts make sure you use ⌘ (cmd) (CTRL if tou are using Windows) instead of ⌥ (option/alt) as this last one overrides snapping.

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Thanks - I'm aware of that option, but just wanted to point out that positioning of an artboard affects its size. This doesn't seem right, but perhaps it's a feature that's working as intended in other people's workflows.

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I can confirm. I set artboard size at 320x190px. But the X/Y axis lands on something like "xxx.4", which causes export to be 321x191.
Also, force pixel doesn't matter. I ALT-drag objects to a blank area and create new artboard around it in (artboard > selection), which ignores the force pixel/snapping rules completely.

It's an issue that should be fixed. the "force pixel" is just a quick-fix. The X/Y axis SHOULD NOT determine export size like this, it should be outside the equation.

PS: I use PC. So it's on both platforms.

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