Exporting Gradients in Sketch to PDF

Step 1: Your Gradient

Step 2: Create a Mask

Step 3: Flatten your shape

Step 4: Apply the Mask

Step 5: Add Layer Style

With your Bitmap folder selected, change the Blending settings of the layer to “Multiply”

Step 6: Export to PDF

Once you have finished, go to File > Export Artboards to PDF and as below you can see the comparison between my original export, in the thumbnail view, where the shadow is solid to the steps followed above to create a simple shape with a gradient.

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