How do I export a background image exactly as it appears?

I’m a new Figma user and I’m building pages based on Figma mock-ups. I have only view access to the Figma design, and I can’t figure out how to export the background image of a frame while preserving the crop exactly as it appears in Figma.

When I export the frame itself, all content visible within the frame (text, buttons, etc.) is exported - i.e. it exports the framed region exactly as it appears. I want only the background image, but unlike this thread, I want just the portion of the background image that appears within the frame.

Is this possible? It seems like it would be a common need, but I can’t figure it out.

Hi, @Steve20 did you ever find out how to do this?

I requested edit access and temporarily hid the foreground elements. It seems silly to have to do that, but it’s the only way I know about. :confused:

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If you still haven’t found the solution. It is in this thread: Exporting The Background Image From a Frame - #2 by tank666

Thanks, but if you read the original post, you’ll see that I referenced exactly that thread and point out that it does not do what I need.

If the background is made as a frame fill, then, unfortunately, hiding the foreground layers is the only way. To be able to export only the background, it needs to be a separate layer within the frame.