Questions tagged [adobe-freehand]

Adobe FreeHand (formerly Macromedia Freehand) is a computer application for creating two-dimensional vector graphics that are oriented primarily to professional illustration, desktop publishing and content creation for the Web.

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Open Freehand in 2017

I have some old Freehand files (versions 9 and 11). I remember that in the past I could open them with Illustrator CS4 and then I could open that CS4 with Illustrator CS6. I remember I could not open ...
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Macromedia FreeHand— Bevel & Emboss

I've just begun using Macromedia FreeHand (version before it became Adobe Freehand) that we had laying around. And I want to do this same thing--namely, invert a shadow. In FreeHand there are two ...
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In Illustrator, is it possible to close a shape with fill automatically after drawing?

Like Freehand had, is it possible to draw a shape without a fill or stroke and then when the shape has been closed/completed, the fill would automatically be applied?
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Text imported from Freehand

I have an old Freehand file I have imported to Illustrator cs4 and then open and save with Illustrator cs6. In Illustrator cs6 most of the text boxes have problems. The text overflows the text boxes,...
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From Freehand to Illustrator. Color conversion

I have an old Freehand file and it has a rectangle with the Pantone 187 CVC. I use 2 different ways to update with multiple versions of Illustrator: I export the Freehand file as an .eps file and ...
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From Freehand to Illustrator CS6

What is the best way to convert a file from freehand to Illustrator CS6? I tried different methods: Illustrator 7: Go to an old computer open the freehand file and export as Illustrator 7. Then go ...
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Fisheye Effect in Inkscape?

Is anyone aware of a way to create a fisheye effect with elements in InkScape? Freehand used to have an xtra tool that did just that. The specific effect I'm trying to achieve is applying horizontal ...
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Problem printing PDF from Freehand-10 via Acrobat X

When I go to print a pdf file with "Adobe PDF printer", I get the following error: cannot complete command because read or write access has been denied. This very strange error only appears if I ...