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Questions tagged [eps]

Questions about `eps`, or Encapsulated PostScript, a cross-platform file format for vector files.

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How to convert a black-on-white EPS to black-on-transparent in Illustrator

I have been supplied with a logo in .eps format, but it has a white background. I cannot get Illustrator to knock the background out and make the logo black on transparent. I've tried the magic wand ...
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Saving many artboards as eps without the artboards' border

I have an .ai document with many artboards. I would like to save each artboard separately as an .eps so I can place it in InDesign. If I use the "Save As" option and check the "Use Artboards" box. ...
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Scribus can't import my MATLAB eps figure and has issues too if it's converted to SVG in Inkscape

I have a MATLAB script that produces figures in eps format. I attempted to import into Scribus but got a fatal error. Instead I imported into InkScape first to convert to SVG (no problem there), but ...
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Batch converting EPS to BMP, PNG and SVG in one go

Does anyone know if there is a way to batch convert EPS files into BMP, PNG and SVG all in one go rather than doing in three different stages? I currently use a combination of Illustrator and ...
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Inkscape - Gradients and saving as vector graphics

I have a vector eps plot on which I add gradient shade in Inkscape. However, when I save as eps again, the gradient part of the plot is pixelated. Does anyone has solution for this, that is to save a ...
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Exporting SVG to EPS with 1 pixel = 1 unit

I am creating SVG files programmatically and I want to export them in DXF or EPS for a laser cutter and CNC router. Illustrator can export to DXF with settings "1 pixel = 1 unit." Inkscape has built-...
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How to use EPS to build graphs in Illustrator?

I have never made graphs before in Illustrator, but I have an incoming project where I will have to make a variety of different graphs based on large quantities of numerical data that I will be given. ...
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Corel Draw X7: Some objects corrupt EPS File Exported, is there any reason?

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.) I found that ...
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Cannot open EPS files in Gimp on OSX

I have been struggling to open some vector graphics in Gimp on OSX. I am running Gimp 2.8 on Mac OSX High Sierra. I have installed Ghostscript v.9.22. I have set the GS_PROG environment variable which ...
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Change Default Save as EPS options

I need a little bit of help regarding "save as .eps" file - I want the Custom transparency vector balance to be 0 always, when saving as .eps. kindly find image below, I am Using Illustrator CS6
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How can i change the white background of the eps file to transparent?

I want to change the white background my eps log to the transparent one. I have download GIMP and INKSCAPE but i don't know what tool should I use. The eps file is here and i donwload the png ...
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Color shifts in EPS file (Adobe illustrator)

For logo design I select colors using HSB slider in Adobe illustrator (CMYK colorspace). When I save it as vector EPS file and view it in EPS viewer there is color shift. Is there a way to embed ...
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How do I get an .eps file to preview just the .ai artboard? [closed]

I often work in multiple artboards and sometimes require them to be saved as.eps files. The issue is: in the File Explorer's preview (I use Clover to get a mac-like tab view of File Explorer in ...
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Incorrect CMYK colors after PDF-to-EPS convertion

I use GS to convert PDF to outlined eps. Like this: gs -dNOPAUSE -sDEVICE=pdfwrite -sColorConversionStrategy=CMYK -dNoOutputFonts -sOutputFile=test-crop-curve-1.pdf ./test-crop.pdf PDF is ...
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Change symbol colours and shapes on EPs exported from Matlab

I have a graph exported in an EPS format from Matlab, and I wanted to change some of the symbol colours. Is there any way to do this without having to hold down the shift key when accessing the shape ...
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Saving SVG file as EPS using InkScape pixelates the image in LaTeX [duplicate]

I am working with InkScape to make vectorized images for a LaTeX file. When I save my SVG file as an EPS (using SAVE AS->EPS) it becomes pixelated. I am trying to make a vectorized eps figure for ...
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How can I edit this specific .eps file into a transparent image on photoshop?

I'm kinda new with Photoshop so please bear with me. I found this .eps file on freepik that I want to use for personal use. I opened the .eps file on Illustrator and everything looked fine there, ...
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What is the difference between embed, open, link and place files?

I am trying to open icons set into adobe illustrator.The files in layer panel shows linked file and therefore I am unable to change the color of all files at once. What is the difference between the ...
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How can one edit Illustrator CS .eps files on OSX?

In my free physics textbook on http://www.motionmountain.net , there are hundreds of images, all made with Illustrator CS 11 (yes, from around the year 2010) in eps format. But the new Illustrator has ...
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Problem converting pdf to eps - grey hue (using Pixelmator and Inkscape)

I am not a graphic designer at all, but a science grad student. I need to submit figures to a journal in .eps format, they do not accept. pdf. When I try to convert my .pdf files to .esp, different ...
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Opening and editing Adobe Illustrator (.ai file) in older Adobe CS4 or CS5 version?

I'm doing some design work where I've been sent an .ai file that opens up in my (older) version of Adobe Illustrator (CS4 or CS5) as a blank box. I've tried opening it using different programmes but ...
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Why is an .eps made in Illustrator glitched when I open it in CorelDraw?

I have download a .zip file that contains an .eps and an .ai file from a free website. When I imported them into CorelDraw x6, I get these glitches in the image, and it looks nothing like the example ....
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saving as pdf and EPS in illustrator

I'm trying to save artboards as PDF and EPS. I have the latest version of illustrator. When I got to export > save as ... I don't see these options. Here's the options https://prnt.sc/g0mst6 Any ...
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How to save high res logos in Illustrator

I have pretty basic Illustrator skills as I taught myself. I have revamped a clients logo in illustrator and they have asked for many colour variations but a high and low res version of each as EPS ...
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Why is my EPS from Illustrator so large?

I have a logo file in Illustrator CC that is very simple, only 2 colors, some outlined text and 2 arrow shapes. For some reason the file size is over 2MB. The colors used are white and cyan (C=100 M=0 ...
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How to edit an EPS with GIMP or Inkscape

Newbie here. I wanted to design a wallpaper, (I was starting with a 1280x1024 size), so I downloaded this graphic from freepik [ see link below ] but I cannot figure out how to edit it. First I ...
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Include artboard when saving as EPS in Illustrator CS5

I'm pretty sure when I used to save an EPS file in Illustrator CS5.5 it would include the artboard but now when I save as an EPS file it crops the document to the edge of the graphics/objects instead ...
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Pros and cons to .AI vs. .EPS file formats in 2017?

I've heard "EPS is a dying format" so many times my brain completes the sentence every time I hear "EPS"...yet whenever I research the issue, I can only find posts about why it's a dying format in ...
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Will an EPS saved in Illustrator CC open in any Illustrator version?

If I save a EPS vector file in Illustrator CC version will it open up in any Illustrator version (e.g. CS4, CS5, CS6)? Or do I need to save separate EPS files for each version of Illustrator?
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How to export Photoshop file to Illustrator

I have created a graphics in Photoshop CS6 and I saves it in .eps file format, and when I opened it in the Illustrator CC it is not recognizing any element more over if I zoom in the graphics is ...
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Can I alter the colors in an EPS file? [closed]

I'm interested in buying a premade EPS file. I'd prefer that the EPS file illustration have colors changed (umbrella is in yellow, I'd like teal, etc.) Does anyone know if EPS files allow color ...
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Can an EPS-file contain non-vectorized fonts?

Can an EPS-file with text contain non-vectorized fonts? (meaning that the receiver needs to have the fonts in question installed) or are fonts always vectorized when I save a file as EPS?
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how to import a vector format file into google drawing

Apparently this is not possible out of the box. I have found some crazy workarounds that require like using different operating systems and 4 different applications like this one.. however I was ...
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What are the workflow differences between vector file formats?

I came here when I found AI vs EPS vs SVG here. The main point most (all) answers have is that the workflows in the three formats are different. How and why these differences are is not so clear to ...
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Problems converting PDF with transparency to EPS

I'm having a problem converting PDF files to EPS. I have to do it with three PDF files, each of which has a single-page image. Such image was composed by figures and images on PowerPoint. I did it ...
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Convert batch EPS to SVG using ImageMagick?

Is there an easy way to convert a batch of EPS files to SVG format, using ImageMagick or something else? I have thousands of vector files in EPS format and I need to convert them to SVG.
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Illustrator: can't CTRL+S after opening and editing EPS

I have hundreds of EPS files and i need to find the most productive way to remove the backgrounds. The plan was to just load the files in illustrator, click background, delete, then hit CTRL+S. ...
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Why does screen captures get a better quality than saving (EPS to JPEG)

I have EPS files containing photographs that I can’t open in Isodraw for an unknown reason. I’m converting them to JPEG (with Irfanview, quality 100) and experience a significant loss of quality ...
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Illustrator on saving file in older version deletes artboards

I am trying to save Illustrator file in EPS format but for an older version. When I do so it deletes all the artboards except one. How can I keep all the artboards in my file?
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Free/ Open source EPS editor for windows

I am honestly stoked that I can't find any after quite a few minutes googling! Can someone suggest me a free/open source EPS editor that you don't need a PHD to install? does none exist? Everything ...
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Exporting .eps in Sketch leaves white boxes behind graphics

Sometimes when I try to export ie a logo from Sketch, it leaves white boxes behind text etc. It doesn't matter if I use outlined text or not, and they're not shapes either. I checked all my layers ...
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.eps good quality and fast-loading vector images

I am writing a paper using PDFLaTeX. In this paper I insert few .eps pictures I export from ArcMap. These images have been exported in format .eps with a dpi of 600. My problem is that when I build ...
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Cannot save .AI as .EPS: vector becomes rasterized and pixelated

I have been trying to save an .ai vector as an .eps, but no matter what settings I try, the result is a heavily pixelated raster image. How can I get a clean vector EPS instead? What causes ...
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How do I export a vector .EPS in Inkscape?

I am saving my Inkscape .svg as an encapsulated postscript file, however the exported image is not vector. If I save as a .pdf, for example, then it is vector. The export settings are attached. ...
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Batch convert .EPS & .AI files to .PSD *With Layers* - Using MAC [closed]

I have a lot of great .eps and .ai files that I'd like to convert to .psd. Does anyone know of a MAC program or website that can handle converting them all while keeping the layers in tact? I know ...
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eps to Adobe Illustrator. Color changes completely

I have done a sort of brochure/book in flash, the printer needs ai. Here is what i am doing. I am exporting the image as eps, and importing into AI The problem is this: The colors look different ...
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Why does my embedded EPS look pixelated on my Photoshop PDF?

I have a PSD file with an embedded .eps logo. When I export to Photoshop PDF and zoom in, all the text and shapes look very smooth, but the Smart Object .eps ends up not retaining its vector status. ...
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Is eps the right format for photos with transparency?

I have just started with a company who make a 72pp catalogue of products. There are hundreds of linked eps files used for the product photographs (electrical trade products so typically white and ...
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Illustrator: make EPS bounding box match artboard

I need to produce an EPS file with a specific bounding box using Illustrator. If I export to PDF, the PDF page size will correspond to the artboard. However, if I export to EPS, the bounding box ...
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Importing EPS to Adobe Photoshop adds stroke around the objects

I have created an object using Adobe Illustrator and when saving as EPS file and opening it on Photoshop, I see all these white stokes around them: if I save it as PNG and open it with a photo ...