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

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Exporting only the artboard design from AI to EPS

I'm trying to send an AI file as an EPS file for engraving and they want only the artwork inside/on the active artboard - because I started with a file of many artboards and then separated them into ...
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How to deal with lost pdf figure in eps file?

I am making a figure which includes several subfigures with adobe illustrator. Some of the subfigures are copied & pasted from .pdf files, which include a figrue, respectively. However, after ...
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how to convert b/w image (png, jpg) to vector form? (.EPS, .SVG)

how to convert b/w image (png, jpg) to vector form (.EPS, .SVG) without artifacts? The raster image is geometric vector patterns, I need convert it into vector form. I tried some online image to .svg ...
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How do you eliminate white background from a vector eps image

My vector eps that I purchased has a white background that I don't want when I bring it into InDesign. I do not want to change it to a jpeg because I want to be able to enlarge the image quite a bit ...
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inkscape conversion pdf to eps

I'm trying to convert a .pdf image into a .eps one. The image quality is good but the font labels are not conserved as shown in the images Before: After: For the conversion I use the command ...
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Why does my Eps file look like an image?

Why my eps (eps 10) file in Adobe AI is not working and it behaves like an image? I can't change anything. When I look at the layer panel it seems like an image.I deleted the layer of the link file. ...
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How to edit an Inkscape file in Adobe Illustrator while preserving the aspects (fonts/placement/etc.) of the original file?

I created a poster in Inkscape, but the person I created it for would like to edit it in Adobe Illustrator. The Inkscape file (saved in both Inkscape SVG and EPS format) contains text, images and ...
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Make lines of an EPS file >0.14 points?

I am working on publishing a book on Lulu. One warning it has about my PDF is: Images: Your file contains images with line thickness less than 0.14 points. This may be too thin to print. Please ...
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Saving EPS without invisible layers?

To save time and avoid having dozens of files to sift through, I have one masterfile for some labels that share a background and have varying information. Unfortunately this means that every EPS I ...
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Is it unprofessional to provide svg files instead of eps?

I do most of my work for the web and often use svg files, when I need vector graphics. I designed a logo as part of a project for a client, and the client now asks for an eps file with transparent ...
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Preserving transparency in eps file

I have an EPS file with transparency. How can I convert it to PNG with GIMP and preserve transparency? Edit: I tried opening it in GIMP and exporting as PNG. Didn't work.
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Converting Font Designs in an EPS to TTF or other Font Format

I downloaded a font that is packaged as an EPS file but cannot figure how how to install the font into my OS or into Adobe Photoshop. Is there an automated way to convert the EPS file into a format ...
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Selecting Thousands of Paths

I’m brand new to Gravit. I purchased an EPS file from Etsy with a bunch of illustrated clip art. I need to select one of the illustrations so that I can use it in a design. When I use the selection ...
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Neon Light Exports with Black Strokes in Illustrator [duplicate]

So I was working on a project and I needed a neon light effect asap so I used this asset. (It was in .eps format.) When I collected it for export it did not look what it looked like in the picture. ...
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Is there a way to flatten AI or EPS imports from Freepik.com in Inkscape?

I have a subscription in Freepik.com which let me download quality vector files in EPS format (sometimes also in AI format). Each file author in Freepik converts to AI/EPS in Adobe Illustrator with ...
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How to properly prepare artwork in Illustrator 2020 to save as an EPS

I am not an expert, obviously, but I am learning. I have created a design and when I try to save it as an EPS file, I am getting alot of extra noise in one particular area. The area is where I ...
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How to edit .eps file in Gimp or Photopea?

I have an .EPS containing text which I downloaded. However, I don't know how to edit the EPS file ? I can load it up into Photopea, however, i can't seem to edit it like a .psd file, im confused. I've ...
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How to print a large Photoshop file (.psb)?

I want to print a large document, a PSB file of 3.21 Go. But I want that document to be 270x305 cm and 300 dpi. The problem is that my printer want a file in the EPS format and that Photoshop don't ...
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Adjust EPS icons to same size and weight?

I have a pack of icons in .eps format, but some of them appear to be different in the size (guess have different purposes for website). Also, when I try to resize them in Illustrator, the weight of ...
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Graphic being cropped by EPS artboard when exported from Illustrator

I've got a graphic in Illustrator that I want to export as an .EPS file. But when I export it, it clips the bottom of the graphic (I've attached a screenshot below); you can't see it unless super ...
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Illustrator Import/Insert acting weird

What could be happening here when I import/insert this EPS file? Original EPS file: EPS file when imported: Illustrator CC 2020 MacOS Thank you!
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How can I use clipping masks in libre software without side effects when creating a print-ready EPS file for fabric?

I'm creating a vintage style design for a t-shirt with a weathered texture. I heard that inkscape can't create print ready EPS files as it converts everything into raster files, then throw them all ...
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How can I make two figures same size in inkscape?

I am trying to make the figures same size. In the figure 1, they seem like they are in same dimensions, however when I include them in the latex they are no more aligned which can be seen in figure 2. ...
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How to produce a SVG with vectors using Adobe CC

I have a bitmap image that I try to turn into a SVG using Adobe CC. (It is a logo for a responsive website). The image is below: First I create an Adobe EPS file using PhotopShop: I use the magic ...
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How do I save a .eps at higher than max dimensions in Adobe Illustrator 2019?

I'm working on large wall graphics requiring dimensions that exceed the maximum possible for Illustrator. Is there any way around this while saving the file out as a .eps or .pdf?
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Can't access layers in a Linked File (.eps) in Illustrator

I downloaded an .eps from here. I've tried File -> Place Then I tried clicking Embeded I have no idea how to access the layers. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
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InDesign: building charts in EPS or Javascript

Working with alot of business documents and would like to be able to build something like the below chart using post script code. I know something like this can be hardcoded as a plain text EPS file ...
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How save Photoshop EPS with multiple clipping paths

So I understand that the only way to save a text logo as Photoshop EPS WITH transparent background, is to: Change the fonts to Shapes Create paths from the shapes Create clipping paths This works ...
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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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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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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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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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