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Any time a format isn't available in the Save As dialog, it means that format is invalid for the document in the state it's in. There's no such thing (as Lese and cwedge point out), as a 32-bit (or 16-bit) jpeg, nor a duotone, Lab or 1-bit bitmap jpeg. Photoshop versions prior to CS5 would simply not show jpeg as an available option for 16-bit images, which ...


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.ai Contains: Native Illustrator content (unflattened) - used when file is reopened in Illustrator PDF 1.4 content (unflattened) - used when file is opened or placed anywhere else* *In the Illustrator Options dialog that appears when you save a native .ai file, a checkbox called Create PDF Compatible File, marked on by default, determines whether the ...


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An .SVG file IS a source file. It isn't layers in the Photoshop/Gimp sense but it absolutely can be picked apart. Use an SVG editor - that would be Illustrator or Inkscape. Alternatively, if you want to get real crazy you can open the .SVG in any text editor and look for the values you want to change which for colors would be in Hex format #nnnnnn


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SVG is scalable, if you have a vector-graphic that is a clear advantage. For pixel-graphics PNG is better. A downside is, that the Internet Explorer supports SVG only with the coming version 9 (before with plugin). Mobile browsers may also have limited support for SVG. EDIT: As ClemDesm points out, older IE-versions don't support fully transparent PNG, ...


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I would say PNG simply for the fact it seems to be a more accepted format than SVG.


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If you're using a version of Photoshop earlier than CS6 and your document is 16-bit, or if it is in a color mode such as Lab or multichannel that isn't supported in jpeg format, then jpeg won't be offered as an option on save. Image > Mode > RGB Color Image > Mode > 8 Bits/Channel Then Save As. One of the much-welcomed features in CS6 (or ...


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My first, second and third answers to this question would be "Find a different printer, because the one you have is incompetent." There is no grande format equipment made that requires jpeg as input. Typical spec, this one from the Fuji website: Formats All popular desktop formats including PostScript 3, EPS, TIFF, PDF, both RGB and CMYK color ...


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A PHP script on the server (which is what the URL causes to be run) returns a response to the browser which contains the header Content-Type: image/jpeg so the browser knows that what is returned is a JPEG image and displays it accordingly. The browser uses the response headers to determine what to do with content. Client operating systems may behave ...


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There's a great deal of opinion and frankly false information circulating on this topic. It's pretty safe to say that EPS, being Postscript based, is an obsolescent format just as Postscript is obsolescent. It served the community well back in the day, but it's long been overtaken by PDF and AI. EPS has almost no place in a modern graphics workflow and is ...


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Definitely use PNG for a website. SVG is simply not sufficiently widely supported and it has few (if any) significant benefits over PNG for a flattened export. That said, keep all of your working copies in SVG.


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An answer from a different perspective: In our design shop, when we create a logo with text, the original is saved as an AI with live fonts. When the logo is approved by the client, the letters are turned to outlines (so the logo can't be screwed up in another application by having a font missing) and we save that as the EPS version. We always know to ...


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And EPS stands for Encapsulated Post Script and isn't a file format as much as it is a file container. An EPS can all sorts of data. It's been a while since I've done much AI work, but I believe you can save it as a more generic EPS, which any other decent DTP application with PS support should be able to open, or you can save it specifically as an AI EPS, ...


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You probably have the color mode set to 32-bit per channel, but it's hard to tell without knowing what the 5 displayed formats are.


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In our graphic design shop with an emphasis on print production, eps is still very alive and well and we follow the same workflow: .ai files are the "native" file format and can only be opened by Illustrator. We keep fonts as fonts in .ai files. This is the master larger file for any project, often with multiple hidden layers containing development artwork ...


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The simple answer here is use both. The fact that you've named SVG as an option, means we can rule out photo graphics as an intended use case - because SVGs are only good for line-art graphics such as logos, icons and clip-art-like illustrations. If you are considering this choice for photo graphics, there is no choice; PNG will probably always be better. ...


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I have not seen it mentioned and you also said community so my answer would lead more to a forum based choice instead of a CMS. CMS may be a better solution in regards to a preexisting WordPress site with the installation of BuddyPress/bbpress but I have not had any experience with attachments for it. A free solution also in regards to a community would ...


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The tricky thing about favicons is that they are tiny (well, while the classic favicon was 16x16 px, you can now use 24x24 px. Still quite small). Because of this, and just as it happens when working with small icons in general, you need to create a version of it pixel by pixel. Scaling just doesn't do. Check this related question: Tools or methods for ...


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For saving the file always use native file formats like EPS for Illustrator. That's for your file back up. For print it is important that you use a CMYK color mode. Now-a-days PDF, TIFF and EPS are used for printing. PDF is increasingly used now among designers. TIFF is used with ease since color management is possible but ask your printer if they accept ...


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Quick and easy workaround is to Save a Copy. Hold down Option/Alt when you choose Save As. If there's something about the image specifically preventing a format choice, the save as copy will remove that aspect of the image. Although.... There are very few times when you actually want to save as a jpg and not use Save for Web. Be aware, jpg is a lossy format ...


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Your Color Mode (Image > Mode ) could be set to something like Lab or Duo-tone, both of which won't save as JPG.


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I dont know how to create this .cur files in photoshop but you can check links below they have useful information for you... There is some discussion about the same Make Cursors using a Professional Authoring Tool Create, edit, and apply 1-bit patterns, wallpaper tiles, icons, and cursors The Photoshop Plugin Site so many plugins available here Convert a ...


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As mentioned in the comments, you will probably get better answers in a different Q&A, and I can't really think of any open project that does what you need (although I am sure there are good ones). In the meantime, these might be of help: Minus: Desktop client that works as both an uploader and a remote file manager. The advantage is that you can ...


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The GIMP's ICO export code can save multi-resolution icons. Here's a very nice tutorial for creating such ICO files in the GIMP. Basically, what you do is create a bunch of different-sized layers containing the same image (or different images, if you like) at different resolutions, and then save the image with an .ico suffix (or any suffix with "Microsoft ...


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You can use a software that does it for you, or do it programatically in f.ex. Visual Studio. Here is some software that can help you out: Greenfish Icon editor (free) IcoFX Pro (payed) You probably know the reason why it comes in different sizes, but to make the answer more complete: the reason is that the system will choose the best-fit size for its ...


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.svg does not support everything that Illustrator has to offer, unfortunately. It might be wise to actually save your files in the native *.ai format to retain everything you did, and export them as *.svg only if you really need to. And yes, that may mean that you lose some effects in the *.svg. If you want the *.svg to show identically to the *.ai, you ...


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PDF is the appropriate choice. You can either "export to pdf" directly or use the PDF printer driver (if available) to create the PDF, but either way, ensure: 1) font embedding is enabled; 2) use one of the default presets such as "High Quality Print" or "Press Quality" (don't use "Standard", web, etc) PDFs are basically fixed files which preserve vector ...


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File > Save As... choose JPG. Set the Quality to 12 and save. DO NOT use Save for Web, use Save As.. The difference is Save for Web will save an RGB image at low resolution. By Choosing Save As.. you can save a CMYK JPG at high resolution. The quality setting of 12 will retain most of the quality of the file. In fact, you probably won't be able to ...


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As Scott mentions, you can open .eps files from Corel Draw. You just need to re-save them in CD as .cdr.


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As a web developer, I would say you should export the images at the size you expect them to be rendered. This is for two reasons: a) Filesize - a 2MB file scaled down in terms of resolution, still has to be downloaded at 2MB b) Rendering - a 1000x250px image which is displayed in a 250x50px tag, will be rendered by the browser at runtime. This is both ...



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