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I would contact the printer and ask them what size they would like the files delivered. A file that size still can result in issues if you are trying to deliver it at a 1:1 scale. I would ask the printer on their desired scale and at the rip to the digital printer they will modify it to a 1:1. Another thing to be aware of, you could run into computer ...
First and foremost, contact your printer. In my experience, lots of printers of large materials allow you to deliver a pdf in, say 1:10 or a similar scale, with some requirements to the dpi quality of your pdf. Second, I'd advise you to design regardless of size in Illustrator, and then place, process and distill everything to a printable pdf in InDesign.
To achieve the best print quality the image should be in CMYK and 300 DPI, this will require an image 64800px wide and 14400px high. You can however print a file that is 150 DPI (I wouldnt go any lower than that) with a banner that size as long as it scales proportionately. You also want to consider adding an 1/8th inch bleed and be sure to leave room away ...
Easiest method I use... click for the second anchor away from the other path, while holding the click depress the Space bar and drag the click where you want it to be. This will prevent the two paths from joining. You just have to click and move with the spacebar down. This is generally the fastest method since you don't need to lock or hide or ...
Only via a backup solution. There's no method within Illustrator itself or provided by Adobe.
Are you trying to have a physical swatch booklet? Then it would be better to go to Pantone website and buy from their industry standard swatch book. If you are just needing to use it in your design in illustrator: Swatches panel - Open swatch library - Color Books and choose your desired PMS book of colors.
There's couple different ways to achieve this. Select and lock (Object > Lock > Selection, Ctrl / Option+2) or hide (Object > Hide > Selection, Ctrl / Option+3) the existing path before drawing the second. Locking may be more useful than hiding, allowing you to still align the last anchor exactly over the existing path. Start drawing your ...
This question contains two separate issues, how to do things programmatically and how do you model precise shapes. For all intents and purposes these are unrelated. Seems to me that the only reason you ask the first question is because you are not aware of how to precisely position items within the GUI, but I may be wrong. I will be demonstrating Adobe ...
When you scale something you have the option of scaling strokes, or not: Turning it on means a 200% scale would turn a 1 point line weight to a 2 point line weight. Leave it off and a 1 point line weight remains a one point line weight no matter what your resizing.
Fundamentally this just isn't how Illustrator, or vector applications in general, operate. Think of vector artwork as pieces of construction paper. You can't simply erase part of a piece of paper. You have to cut it then remove the cut section. This is how you would remove part of an object or group of objects in Illustrator. Features such as the Pathfinder ...
The top line is most likely set to superscript. Select the text, choose Show Options from the Character Panel menu, then click the Superscript button. CS6 screenshot, but should be the same in CS5. In CS5 you may need to uncheck the "superscript" option in the Character panel menu. I can't launch CS5 to check.
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