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

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Sending EPS/AI file to Printing company

When sending an eps to a client for printing. Is the a something I should do to the file? For example change the file information, lock the file from editing, etc. Protecting my design, etc?
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Can I export as a legacy eps

Can I export a file from Affinity Designer as a legacy eps (Illustrator 8) so I can use with Roland CutStudio?
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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 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 using different operating systems and 4 different applications but I was hoping for something simpler ...
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What should be done to a vector file when creating a business card?

Hello I'm creating a business card Size 90mm by 50mm It's going to be printed by offset printing And I am using CMYK color system for the colors, the color of the icons for example the values are like ...
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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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How can I separate this image into two separate vectors?

I'm not a graphics illustrator or an artist, and I only have Fireworks CS5. I purchased this EPS at depositphotos thinking that the road (with the line in the middle) was actually two curved lines. ...
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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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Why does Photoshop display slight color differences for the same eps file depending on how it is placed into Photoshop?

I have an EPS (logo.eps). The logo's color is #C34500 (orange). When I open logo.eps in Adobe Illustrator CC and sample the color is shows as #C34500. When I copy/paste the artwork into Adobe ...
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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 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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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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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 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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Is there a way to expand linked EPS file placed inside another EPS file in Illustrator?

I've placed an EPS file (File A) inside another EPS file (File B) and now need to completely break this link so that the artwork of File A becomes 100% editable part of File B. I've tried embedding ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Batch export AI and EPS files into a PNG

I have about ~600 files in .ai and .eps formats and need to export them to a .png (Full image, not layer by layer). Is there any way to do this automatically? Also it will be good if the .png file ...
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AI vs EPS vs SVG

What's the technical difference? I'm interested in switching from Illustrator to Inkscape and would prefer to work exclusively with SVG, but is this going to be a problem for my team if they stay on ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Illustrator eps for tshirt printing

I want to export an Illustrator file into a high res EPS file format so I can supply the image with a transparent background. It says my document requires flattening. It's a vector image. How do I do ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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. ...