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You can use this short little snippet of a script: #target illustrator function ChangeTextContents(){ if(app.documents.length > 0 && app.documents[0].selection != null){ var newText = prompt("Enter new text:", ""); if(newText != null){ var sel = app.activeDocument.selection; for(var i=0; ...


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You can also do this with Illustrator scripting, with same caveat as @Wrzlprmft's answer that objects have to be at top level. (you can recurse the for loop for groups compound paths etc if you wish. This is a quick example after all): #target illustrator var sel = app.activeDocument.selection; var file = File.saveDialog('save centers', 'center:*.txt'); ...


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If you look into the source of your SVG (open it with a text editor), you will find mainly stuff like this: <rect style="opacity:0.57009343;color:#000000;fill:#3f3790" id="rect2996" width="10.714286" height="52.857143" x="282.85715" y="155.16518" transform="translate(242.40625,114.78125)" /> Those lines starting with x= and y= ...


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You can dynamically load text into Illustrator using an XML file. Using the Variables panel, you can import an XML file and use that to control the existence of objects, what images appear in linked image containers, and what text appears in a text frame. You can also control the data that appears in a graph. The typical workflow is to create a ...



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