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Is there any way to export to a transparent png?

I have my document background set to transparent yet when I export to png the background of the image is white not transparent.

Also the matte option doesn’t allow you to change to transparent, you can only select a color value.

 

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iPad Pro 9.7” (A1674), Affinity Designer for iPad 1.6.4.45

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On 8/22/2018 at 7:20 AM, GabrielM said:

First, you would have to go to Document > Canvas > Transparent Canvas. 

Next, you can export it as PNG - leaving the Matte colour as it is. 

There is a switch next to the Matte color button. With that off & a transparent canvas, Affinity Photo exports a PNG with a transparent background even if I set a matte color by tapping on the Matte button. After exporting, the Matte color button returns to white -- any color setting made with the Matte button is not saved. (I am fine with that.)

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Affinity Photo 1.7.3, Affinity Designer 1.7.3, Affinity Publisher 1.7.3; macOS High Sierra 10.13.6 iMac (27-inch, Late 2012); 2.9GHz i5 CPU; NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660M; 8GB RAM
Affinity Photo 1.7.3.155 & Affinity Designer 1.7.3.1 for iPad; 6th Generation iPad 32 GB; Apple Pencil; iPadOS 13.1.2

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