Illustrator: how to only export artwork inside the artboard and ignore what falls outside

I need to export what I created to a jpeg for print. The image you see below was created in a new file by first creating a 3.5 x 2.5 file which automatically made a white canvas. I made my design ON THAT WHITE CANVAS. You can see the baseball falls off of that canvas. When I go to save I do not want that extra baseball fall off to be saved. I want ONLY what I designed on the white canvas to be saved.

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If you must use JPG:

  • Go to ‘File → Export’
  • Choose ‘JPG’ from the ‘Type’ dropdown menu
  • Tick ‘Use Artboards’ (this excludes the fall off)
  • Click ‘Save’
  • Since you mentioned needing this for print, choose CMYK with the largest ‘Quality’ and 300dpi ‘Resolution’

Note: for printing purposes a PDF might work better. In which case you should use ‘Save as’ and choose PDF format.

Source : Link , Question Author : Marquet , Answer Author : Lucian

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