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live trace adds the swatches sampled from the original image you are tracing. for example if you have set it to 6 colour trace, it will add six colours to your swatch palette. it doesn't matter if they are used or unused, you can delete them from your swatch palette and it will not affect the trace.
For this process you should start with fully expanded artwork (no strokes), and all objects should have 100% opacity. If you're starting with a live trace, just make sure you've hit Expand. Step 1: Merge Artwork Select all the artwork you would like to separate and click the Merge button. This can be found in the Pathfinder panel. This brings all the ...
Scripting could make this... Much faster: If you load from the same source files (swatch files or directly from AI docs) repeatedly. The script would load each set of swatches with your involvement simply being to invoke the script. Marginally faster: If you have to load from different files each time. Targeting the "other" entry in the panel menu is a ...
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