In my process here I need some outputs as EPS files. But when export that, the EPS file is corrupted, not displays anything and not opens in any app (and even errors in Illustrator.)

Adobe Illustrator Error at open file, which actually not opens file!

I found that there is some objects cause this problem. I link that objects in this CDR file. Also EPS file is here.

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If any one knows what is the issue, or if there is any workarounds please comment.

  • Which objects did you find that are causing the problem? I can't open either of the files in Illustrator, although Inkscape opens the CDR file. Have you tried another format like PDF instead?
    – Billy Kerr
    Commented Apr 11, 2018 at 12:31
  • Yep! PDF is OK. As I checked the objects looks like the whole of em are problems! Was there everything OK with exporting in Inkscape?
    – Roozbeh E
    Commented Apr 11, 2018 at 12:40
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    I don't know if "everything" was OK, since I don't know what the CDR file is supposed to contain. I saw something that looks like a clock face. IF PDFs are OK, then why not use that format instead?
    – Billy Kerr
    Commented Apr 11, 2018 at 12:47

2 Answers 2


I see no problem with an export I made and opening it on my version of illustrator, except a font issue.

Corel Draw

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So probably you have an installation problem, either with Corel Draw or with Illustrator.

But still, I recommend that you clean your original file, removing, for example, the unnecessary rectangle.

A methodology to solve this issues is simply making a copy, and removing some objects and find where the problem could be. In this case was the text. Convert that to curves before exporting.


I´ve found that if, at some point, you make a figure semi/transparent and then return it to transparency = 0, its EPS exported version gets corrupted. You connot even re-import it to Corel Draw: you get a series of points instead of the original figure.

Making a copy to another document or "cleaning" the one you are working on, doesn´t solve the problem. You must draw it again.

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