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Tried all the steps above and color still shifts. Found out an easiest way and color is very accurate. Just copy the object into photoshop and find out the CMYK value, there u go!!


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are you up to date? 19.1 allegedly fixed the issue


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Hopefully the following experience helps anyone with a particularly persistent problem with not being able to paste into the center of an [adobe cc 2015] illustrator window. It's thorough and you can skip to the end if you "know" you've done "everything". It's for the googler, like me who just can't seem to figure it out the paste-centre problem in an ...


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Files saved in Illustrator CC are not 100% compatible with earlier versions like CS6. Loosing layers is the most common problem, so I'm pretty sure this is what caused yours. If you want to back save an Illustrator CC file to CS6 without losing layers, you can follow these simple steps: Select 'save as' Open the second dialog box 'how to save'. The ...


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Try checking your document settings. The new doc may be set to "align new objects to pixel grid". Or, in your transform palette options the new document may be set to "align pixels to grid".


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Appearance Style is probably the cause. Only thing we (in chat) have come up with anyways. If you have an Appearance Style using a Free Distort then you could end up with the result you're seeing:


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.SVG is the format for using vector graphics in the web! Look into the cool stuff people are doing with "scaleable vector graphics" in the web realm! That should solve your issue. Happy hunting!


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just by aligning vertically and horizontally but make sure you have aligned to artboard not to selection


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Make your background a Symbol by dragging it to the Symbol Panel. You can then place instances of that symbol in multiple locations. Just drag the symbol back from the Symbol Panel to the artboard where you want it (or copy an instance already on the artboard). You don't have to use any of the actual Symbol tools to get the benefit of Symbols. Symbol ...


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Alternative to @Ilan's method would be to add a secondary shape for the black outline. This way you can alter the color boxes and there are holes in the top shape so you don't have to alter the color for multiple objects. Just copy the outer shape and Edit > paste in Front then apply a black stroke and no fill. You can then Group it with the white shape ...


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As I commented you cannot make a hole in a way you try (because of a stroke). But actually, this picture does not imply any compound shape - there are just regular ones layered one upon another: I did it in a minute: These are the layers: (made on the retina, thus the size was doubled - sorry about that)


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Create a rectangle that surrounds the area where you want the guides. Select rectangle and go to Object -> Path -> Split Into Grid ... Set 80px for width and height and click OK. Go to View -> Guides -> Make Guides


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TLDR Answer: Use an artboard and put it around that clipping mask, whatever measurement your artboard is will be your end result. Save, Cash out, Bro down!


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You can't create an Illustrator script which alters the core code base of the application. Essentially, that is what would be required to remove a color or otherwise alter the list of available layer highlight colors in Illustrator. So what you are seeking is impossible, even for a script. Okay, you could write some malware script to alter applications, but ...


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You could just save as an Illustrator template (.AIT) file, and use the template to create each new file. This is probably the easiest way to do what you want, though it's hard to say without knowing more about your workflow. If each of your files is already made and you don't want to make each into a new file, you can copy and paste the contents of your ...


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Select > Select All Click the Merge button on the Pathfinder Panel Click the white shapes and delete them Click the bottom shape and change the color Note I'm using the Direct Selection Tool (the white arrow) for a reason here. You should do the same.


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Ok if I got you right, you just need to draw the rectangle (it seems you have it already) to divide your circle into (shoulder and bottom part which you'll remove later), select to objects circle and rectangle go pathfinders / devide remove the rect and the bottom part select it and change the color. save as / svg


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When you drag the image into photoshop right click the layer and you will find "convert to smart object".So that you picture wont get stretch or if you resize also it wont pixel.


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If you have a situation where the art for your label always has a static outside shape (even if it is an invisible rectangle), you can try and use the Warp > Arc (or Arch) effect on the group which contains the art. The benefit of doing this by eye the first time would be a template which can be used in the future (by replacing elements within the group), ...


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after replacing the spline, select the path and use Path->Simplify...and move Curve Precision to 100%


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While it seems like this should be easy.. it is not. The truth of the matter is, there's no way to control the spacing of objects in a blend accurately. Yes you can add anchors and push/pull handles to try and eyeball the spacing. However on a non-linear path, you'll almost always have uneven spacing in a live blend. The only way around this is to expand ...


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Not sure what version of Illustrator you are using, but make sure after you put in the new size you click the 'Apply' button just below the image size text boxes before hitting save. I also agree with the above post that the size you have chosen is really quite small and could also be the issue. As well, PNGs tend to look a lot nicer for most work.


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A great deal depends upon how "your friend" constructed the file. It sounds as if there are some raster images linked to the file. They aren't going to appear without the original images. That's why you get the warning when opening the file. The type may have been converted to outlines due to how it interacts with the raster images. There are times where ...


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I was having this problem as well. The select tool SHOULD show you a box with points that you can manipulate. But I've had to Command/Shift/B to show this bounding box. Problem solved - but a pain that the Select Tool doesn't perform the way it should.


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To make a pattern main steps. Make your bunch of icons which you want to be repeated. Go object > pattern > make make modifications that you want (overlap, tile type etc.) under file name click done you can find it in swatches panel.


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The following script will export all your symbols from the symbol library and save them to a chosen folder. You just have to make sure all your layers are hidden first. var doc = app.activeDocument; var symbolCount = doc.symbols.length; if (symbolCount >= 1) { if (confirm("Are all your layers hidden?")) { // create temp layer ...


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The easiest way I know to do this is to create a separate artboard for each illustration. To do this, make sure each one is grouped together. Go to File->Document Setup->Edit Artboards or just hit Shift+o to start editing the artboards. Then just click twice (not double-click) on each group to make a new artboard for each one, it will automatically size ...


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you need to select all your artworks, then go Object>Slice>Make file> save for web, after choosing the slice select tool from the left panel you can select each artwork holding shift, and then change from the right panel the options (file type, quality etc.) you can use slice select tool by double clicking on each object, it will bring a dialog box where ...


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I won't directly answer the question, I will, instead suggest an alternate workflow. The benefit of this workflow is that it is guaranteed that you will not get this problem. First build a isometric grid. Make vertical lines and rotate the field 2 times with 120 degree offset. Tip: If you make the lines uncolored then you can just directly color the image. ...


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To me, they seem to just have a gradient applied to the strokes, that's all. Although it's a bit difficult to see in the image you posted. They could just be solid strokes against the gradient fills.


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My way to align/join etc multiple points is as follows: Press "A" and choose the points in question - Now, right click and choose Average->Both: + The result: gif:


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Don't use a black only at 95%.... make 2 different rich black. One could be 40-40-40-100 and the other 30-30-30-90. Personally I recommend you use a bit more Cyan in your recipes rather than making all your CMY values equal: if the printer is not well calibrated (or is digital), a black with more cyan will still look steel black and not dark brown (eg. ...


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Why not put black lines over the white blocks underneath? i think the problem could be the fat white lines it makes it harder to control the black strokes around it so separate them. Cheers


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Remember that 0-0-0-95 is a halftone of black. So I don't think it's what you'd want. At best, you'd want to use a rich gray and a rich black. What specific rich black and rich gray is hard to say as it could depend on the printer. Note that subtle black-on-black designs are usually done as clear coats such as UV coating or spot color inks (two separate, ...


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I don't believe you can specifically insert a row or column. You can click-drag to highlight multiple cells and copy. Then click-drag to highlight new cells and paste. You don't have to copy/paste one cell at a time.


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If you made swatches which are in each such document, you can use the Actions panel to record an action which has the following effect: select your shape, set the fill (and/or) stroke to your desired swatch and export the file- repeat as many times as there are swatches. This while I am assuming you have a folder full of individual files which have a shape ...


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I would recommend you go with a deep gray instead of 95% black. If your black arrow and splotches are too subtle, they'll look like a mistake rather than a purposeful design decision. A little more contrast will be more visually appealing and more likely to print well. Another option is to spec out a spot UV coating, rather than having the entire card UV ...


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Edit > Edit Colors > Invert Colors works on gradients. If you find it is not working, you'll need to examine your object further to determine why your gradient isn't working - are you selecting a mask rather than a filled object? Is there an appearance stack and you aren't targeting the fill properly? Are you trying to invert a raster image? Etc.. ...


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If each line is truly on top of each other and not overlapping at all, you should be able to select them all in Illustrator then in the menu bar go Object> Compound Path> Make (⌘+8 or CMD+8). Hopefully this will transfer the shape over to be read as a single shape in lasercut.


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The most common option to invert gradient is Reverse Gradient option - You can apply the same gradient as was used in the background and reverse it via this tool.


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If you only need the parallel inner path, you can use the Offset Path tool under Object->Path->Offset Path. You'll just need to enter a negative number as the offset value to make an inner path. The Joins and Miter Limit options work the same as the Corner and Limit options in the Stroke panel. Just make sure you have the Preview box checked to make sure it ...


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After some time playing around with this I noticed there is one much more simpler way. With a bezier curve point selected with the Direct selection tool (a), using the Pen (p) tool and pressing alt one can move the curve handles individually. With alt pressed start moving one handle, and then holding shift will restrain the angle of movement along the ...


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You can use live trace using the threshold option on illustrator or you can use photoshop by going to Image-->Adjustments-->Threshold and set the level as desired


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Object > Path > Offset Path Then use the Direct Selection Tool (the white arrow) to select and delete unwanted parts of the offset path ....


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Change the Snapping Tolerance in the Preferences. But honestly if 2 pixels is too large a distance, you should be zoomed in viewing the pixel grid, because the only smaller increment is 1 pixel which the pixel grid handles.


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The easiest methods I can think of are a Dashed Stroke or a Pattern Brush. Either would need to be expanded then corners or curves fixed manually, but both would certainly quickly fill most of the path with lines.


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You can use the Blob brush tool using calligraphic pens. This will not draw a line with different stroke size properties, but it will create a shape path, according to the line you have just created. Basically it does the same as expand appearance, but every time you draw a line and on every line you have drawn that is not locked.


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Tracing this image might not be the best solution. Complexity of the elements, size, resolution, not so good quality and all other factors might be the reasons for poor results. I'd recommend the service that helps you to find out about what fonts are used in the image https://www.myfonts.com/WhatTheFont/. Onnce you know what fonts are used, it would be ...


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There is a plugin that can help you do this. You can get it from here: http://www.wundes.com/JS4AI/index.php Download the "GroupOverlappingObjects.js" to your Illustrator scripts folder. It should be someplace like this on PC: "C:\Program Files\Adobe\Illustrator CS\Presets\Scripts" or Mac "/Applications/Adobe Illustrator CC 2015/Presets/en_US/Scripts" ...


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You need to test the compatibility on diferent target devices, mainly mobil ones to see if your background works. According to this: http://caniuse.com/#feat=svg-css It is now safe to use it inline. If the image is a flat design I would use a png. I would not use a svg for background, just for diagrams. I do not think a background needs to be "that" ...



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