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FYI, the script posted above doesn't work in Illustrator CC, it gives me: Error 8, Syntax error. Line 1:


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Can you do it? Probably! It would not be all that difficult to create this logo within Illustrator. However, that's not the important aspect to take away for logo design. What you really should aim for is the logo to be 100% vector. That would be a little bit trickier due to some of the effects you've used. Here are the areas that jump out at me as ...


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Yes you can. This logo is easy to make in a vector format and actually it is already a vector if you understand what you are doing.


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I found simple and incredible tip for rasterizing with high quality in Illustrator. I press File -> Export... -> next you choose name and press Epxress another time and in the next window you click choose "type optimised" and ok. I never got such a high quality export results until this "solution" -


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When embedding, it is frequent that the illustrator does not have the fonts of the PDF (e.g. LaTeX symbols), and thus screws all the symbols/text of the original pdf during embedding. This seems to be your main problem, correct? Instead of opening the PDF file in Illustrator, place the PDF file. While the PDF you placed is still selected, go to: ...


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In-Design Pros: easy to create a template, especially with bleeds, many business cards allow for a bleed easy to export a PDF to send to the printer easy to import graphics and overlay text, crop graphics/manipulate size/etc Illustrator Pros: easy to turn fonts to outlines immediately to ensure no font issues easy to save as a PDF Photoshop Pros: ...


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i had this same problem and realized i had set up my document with a bleed, so when i disabled bleeds and tried exporting again to PNG, i had no problem with white border showing up. click "use artboards" at export.


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Select all Shift-Click the green box to deselect it. Or Select the green box Choose Select > Inverse from the menu or Use the Lasso Tool to draw a shape around the blue boxes, not touching the edges of the green box. There is no mechanism in Illustrator to only select object fully within a cursor/selection drag.


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When I am exporting a graphic from Illustrator, I tend to be quite cautious and make sure that everything is converted to paths in case anything is lost. It looks like only the 'second' line markers (around the circumference) that are really missing; how did you make these? If they are all individual rectangles copied rotationally from the center, using ...


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Not really. Your current method is as good as any other. There is no "note" tool or feature within Illustrator. But you can add some notes via the Attributes Panel. These are pretty hidden in terms of someone else finding them, but you can access object attribute notes via actions and/or scripting.


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Hello, I’m french designer. http://procv.biz The best models of presentation to stand out 10 years of experience in graphic design and ergonomics to serve an essential communication tool. Find an internship, a job, improve your career. A resume is required to candidate for a job. Do to a huge amount of applications, we have made different models of ...


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It's Simple by following the tip below: To hide or show the gradient annotator, choose View > Hide Gradient Annotator or View > Show Gradient Annotator. Cheers!


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You either have (as you noted yourself) different units set for the grid and ruler, or the grid is set to repeat on a weird interval. You can change the units of the ruler by right clicking on it. For the other settings, you have to look into the preference pane (⌘+K or ctrl+K). Units are obviously under the Units tab. Changing the grid is done under the ...


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You turned on the "transparent grid". You can go to View > Hide Transparency Grid or hit Command/Ctrl+Shift+D.


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Spirals in Inkscape The default spiral in Inkscape can be nicely shaped according to our needs. It is three parameters that control our spiral: Turns: number of turns a spiral takes Divergence: relative change of distance between lines Inner radius: relative size of the innermost circle Below are some examples for various settings (inner radius always ...


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Type > Type on a Path > Type on a path options Tick the Flip box. Depending on what version of Illustrator you are using, dragging the I-beam across the path can be troublesome. The flip box does it easily and without the jerky, uncontrollable, dragging which can occur at times. But dragging, as cockypop suggest, does work as well.


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Select selection tool, black arrow, V Click on the line (handle) in the middle of the text and drag it upwards.


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There is no option, that I know of, for that. :-( It seems like a very good thing to have, I'll submit a feature request here.


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The effect you see on that promotional piece is actually being created by a Brush, not actual vector lines. There's a number of similar packs out there, but take a shot at searching for 'Grid Brush Pack', I believe we have something very similar on our machines here.


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I have found a tutorial from lynda.com: http://blog.lynda.com/2012/08/14/dekes-techniques-drawing-a-perfect-spiral-in-illustrator/ No need for extra scripts and gives a lot of control(more paths) not like a circle in the vector guru. They are suggesting using Polar Grid tool, by using arrows up,down and right,left we can add or remove the circles(up/down) ...


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That kind of tight, uniform spiral is called an Archimedean spiral (aka Archimedes spiral). They can't be made by the regular spiral tool which only makes expanding (logarithmic) spirals. There are two ways to make them I know of: A method using art brushes described on vector guru: Take as many parrallel lines as you want loops Nudge one end of the ...


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Edit: I stand corrected; I was a little too fast there. What you want is, as @user568458 and @rpauldesign points out, an Archimedian spiral. I will however let this answer stand, as it might be useful to someone some day. And the last bit on the bottom is still valid. The spiral tool: Duplicate the first spiral, and then use the scissors to divide ...


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Which part are you referring to? If it's the spiral, don't use the spiral tool. You'll want a linear/Archimedean spiral for that. You can find a tutorial on creating those here: http://vectorguru.com/tutorials/013-archimedean-spiral-in-illustrator.html If it's the circled segments of the spiral, just split your spiral into individual paths and give them ...


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Better solution: record action in panel Actions (add key for this action - for example F2): Actions step: select something on artboard (object, two object etc), press Ctrl + C (copy), press Ctrl + N (create new document), select "Insert menu item..." from Actions panel menu (right corner in Actions panel) select file->save for web stop recording actions ...


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This can be done in Illustrator with the blend tool. You just need a starting curve and an end curve and create all the lines in between with the blend tool. This can be done with lines or shapes. Create a blend with the Blend tool Select the Blend tool . Do one of the following: To blend in sequential order with no rotation, click anywhere on each ...


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First, you open the panel you want to use - Window->Graphic Styles and/or Window->Symbols Next, you select the shape which style you want to save or convert to symbol and drag it to the appropriate panel. Finally, you save the libraries by pressing small drop-down menu menu - and/or (the question asked in part here)


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If you save a .EPS version of your images, Illustrator will use a lower-res preview image for the linked file. This may help with your network problem. (In the Illustrator Preferences, under File Handling and Clipboard, check Use Low Res Proxy for Linked EPS.) However, if your PSD files have many layers and get updated frequently, this may cause more ...


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Try bringing all your linked files local while working on it. Later when you put it back on the server, it should update the links to the server versions (where links are always relative to the file location). I know that is how InDesign works at least. When copying back, you can easily compare to see the newest version of those linked files. Pasting in ...


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You can create Graphic Styles within Illustrator by using the Graphic Styles Panel (Window > Graphic Styles). The purpose of Graphic Styles is to quickly apply the same appearance to multiple objects or to create a library of commonly used appearance settings. In function, they are similar to the "Styles" panel within Photoshop (but not the actual Layer ...


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It is not necessary to apply this type of effect manually. You can select all the objects you want at once (there are many ways to select them, one is Shift-Click when you use Selection Tool = V on keyboard) and apply Drop Shadow to all of them simultaneously. Effect->Stylize->Drop Shadow... You can choose the color in the menu - Additionally, if you ...


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Your background is too busy (shapes and colors). Try either blurring it a lot or making it black and white. Maybe also reduce the contrast. Also, on both examples you show, the logos have a very faint shadow. When doing your drop shadow, just don't put any distance so it shows from all sides of the type. Make it big and quite transparent. This should do the ...


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Other than the View > New View... Menu item, no there is not. You may find the Navigator Panel helpful though. You can also open an additional window for a document (Window > New Window) which will allow you to zoom in on one window and see the zoomed out view in the other. Changes will be reflected in both windows.


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If both the color and the topography are on a single layer in Photoshop, or a single rasterized object in Illustrator, there is no automatic way to separate them. Hopefully your client can find a file of just the topography, or you could try to find a third-party map vendor to purchase a topographical map of the area - it shouldn't be too hard to scale and ...


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Let me answer the question itself - i.e. how to move objects together in Illustrator exactly as you ask. Assume you have this picture, where there are 5 rectangles and 4 direct lines pointing as provided - You want to move the grey rectangle to any other position in the way where all direct lines move simultaneously with the grey rectangle to the new ...


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I would recommend something like: yEd, used to use this a lot, today not so much. Probably best for simple-moderately complex stuff. Good support for different formats. Gephi, for beautiful big force directed graphs. Tulip, havent used more than once seemed ok graphwiz, I use this all the time and then do final touches in illutrator. It probably produced ...


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The main problem you're having is that both your logo and background are in focus. You need to take the background out of focus; so blur the background image. Also the path/trail in your background image clashes with the white of your logo. Secondly, your logo is a little too obtrusive. Make it a bit smaller to expose more of the background image. Here's ...


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Probably, you would like this way click on menu item Object->Artboards->Fit to Artwork Bounds and after that File->Save As... PDF as usual. If you want artboard size back - just press Command-Z or if you on Win Control-Z after saving. The same result you can achieve by pressing Shift-O (or clicking on the artboard icon) and choosing the option as on the ...


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That would be a nice feature, if it existed. Unfortunately, without scripting there isn't a general way to pass a variable to PDF in quite the way you're asking. In the simple case of an invitation, you can create a fillable Acrobat form field quite easily from InDesign in two ways. One uses InDesign's interactive features, the other (simpler, in this case) ...


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I have had this problem before---check out the color mode of the document. For reasons someone else can explain better, you can switch Illustrator files between RGB and CMYK, but because the two color spaces aren't perfectly equivalent the system has to approximate colors in making the transformation. You've probably already tried this, but also take a look ...


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As Random O'Reilly mentioned in their answer but didn't explain, you can highlight each letter while in 'type mode(?)' and choose the fill for each one separately without needing to expand it or use any destructive method.


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Design it in Illustrator and save it as an interactive PDF. You will have to design it using form tools.


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Edit: I might have misunderstood you: to apply different colours separately, I am not sure if there are any other way than selecting each and applying colour individually. Select your text box, set both outline and fill to blank: in the appearance panel, select add fill Find a gradient you want to use, or create your own, and select that: Oh, I ...


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If your handles are also missing, go to View and check if "Show Bounding Box" is active. (Crtl + Shift + B to toggle).


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The Publishing View in Microsoft Word 2007 lets you maneuver all text and graphics very easily. You can create text boxes just like in InDesign, use rulers and guides to align text, group or ungroup objects, insert info graphic shapes using circles, squares, and rectangles, and more. I've been using Word tools for over 3 months to develop creative, info ...


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Adobe's process Adobe still (as far as I know) asks us to print to separations. Here's their instructions. Print color separations Choose File > Print. Select a printer and PPD file. To print to a file instead of a printer, select Adobe PostScript® File or Adobe PDF. Select Output on the left side of the Print dialog box. For Mode, select ...


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What I do... Select all Object > Expand Appearance (if available) Object > Expand Pathfinder > Merge (this combines areas of the same appearance and eliminates unseen objects.) Then save as PDFx-1a so it separates properly. I'm not a screen printer though :) There are others here with far more experience in screen printing than I have. If you ...


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You should be able to just save as PDF. Select a Preset like PDF/X-4 so it does not covert your color with a color profile. If you have Acrobat Professional, you can open up the pdf and check the plates. Under Advanced / Print Production / Output Preview you see a new pallet. Choose the profile for U.S. Sheetfed or U.S. Web (don't think it matters.) You ...


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Want to comment, but insufficient reputation. I'm fairly new to illustrator; in the above example I would have just sent the object to the back. Or have I missed something?


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Assuming the yellow needs to be removed from the mountain. Select the yellow and choose Object > Expand from the menu. This converts the strokes to shapes. Pathfinder doesn't work well with strokes, it needs shapes. Once the strokes are expanded you should be able to use Pathfinder to subtract the yellow shapes from the mountain (or anything else).



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