Pointillism not showing up once exported

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Pointillism not showing up once exported

Postby BigPrettyAndSad » Fri May 31, 2019 9:51 pm

Hello! I am new to Inkscape, and haven't been able to find a solution for this.
I was using the Pointillism filter on shapes to made a glitter effect, but once I try to export it, it just shows up as a solid color shape.
Does anyone know of any solutions? Should I try getting the JPEG extension and try that instead of exporting as a PNG?
Thank you so much in advance! :^D

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Re: Pointillism not showing up once exported

Postby druban » Sat Jun 01, 2019 10:18 am

Hi I was able to successfully do this with a simple colored rectangle. Can you tell us what your OS is and what version of inkscape you have? Also, are you using the "export PNG image" command in the file menu as you should be?
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Re: Pointillism not showing up once exported

Postby brynn » Sun Jun 02, 2019 5:34 pm

When I tested it, I found that the pointilism effect was very blurry on the PNG, compared to in Inkscape. If it was any blurrier, I might not even notice it.

But after some research, I realized that I had accidentally exported at 300 dpi. Previously I had tested something for someone using 300 dpi. And simply switching the setting back doesn't stay. I've found I have to export something at 96 dpi a few times, before Inkscape keeps it at 96.

So anyway, make sure you're exporting at 96 dpi.

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Re: Pointillism not showing up once exported

Postby tylerdurden » Sun Jun 09, 2019 1:48 pm

Output seems as expected here, whether 96 or 300.
path7a.png (10.15 KiB) Viewed 598 times
path7.png (83.51 KiB) Viewed 598 times
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