Questions tagged [file-format]

Questions about different ways of storing data in a file. Different file formats can usually be recognized by their extension.

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Export of Indesign page thumbnails to PDF xmp metadata

This is a technical question about InDesign/PDF XMP metadata. I'm trying to build a simple document indexer in PHP, making use of XMP information in the files indexed; i.e. PDF:s exported from ...
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Bleed lines in Pixelmator

I designed a label for printing in Pixelmator. If the printers don’t have Pixelmator they can’t see my layers... How do I save it that someone using AI can open it?
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Acrobat is creating files starting with "magick-" What are these?

I just noticed today that in every folder where I have PDFs, there are also a random number of files that begin with the word "magick-" which is followed by a string of around 17 numbers, letters and ...
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How to make Photoshop CS6 open 32-bit depth file?

I have PS CS6 installed and a couple of 32 floating point TIFFs I'd like to process. The problem is, though on that on a basic search on Google I've seen 32 bit is supported, I keep getting the error: ...
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Why is Illustrator 10 moving my letters and outlines when I open a file?

I have a file that was originally created in CorelDrawX5 as both a dwg and pdf. I have opened both in Illustrator CS6 and they work fine. I then saved it as an eps and ai for my supplier to work ...
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What file type will an animated illustration come in?

I am an iOS mobile app developer, and I am looking to hire someone to create an animated illustration similar to this image hosted on Dribble. My question is, what file type(s) will the graphic ...
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Illustrator: problem when saving as SVG

I'm trying to create documentation that will use the same files for the online content as the PDF content. The biggest challenge has been getting the images a suitable size and quality for both. I ...
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Printing complex illustrations

I make illustrations in Illustrator using 6 to 8+ colours, masks, compound path and halftone colours and typography. On the current job (Poster Illustration without text only illustration) i needed to ...
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Illustrator effects appearing incorrect when opening in CorelDraw?

Can anyone tell me why effects to text done in Illustrator are not opening properly on CorelDraw C6?
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How to convert vertex-colored mesh for use in SketchUp?

Did anyone succeed in importing a vertex-colored mesh into Sketchup? (My goal is to get a meshed pointcloud from an upcoming laserscan project into SketchUp and then publish it in Google Earth.) For ...
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Image for yearbook cover too big to upload

I'm using a new yearbook design software this year which is all web-based. I'm trying to upload a vector image for the cover but it's too big. I saved it as a jpg and tif with a transparent ...
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Techniques to convert large format watercolour paintings to digital files?

What is the best way to get my watercolour paintings into a digital format for printing, and what would be the best quality? Currently, I'm cutting them out and placing them on a green backing and ...
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Saving work flow for print, web, original scan files in GIMP

How does everyone deal with work flow and xcf files - like if you need to make 3 versions of same image i.e. : save image for web save image for print save image as original scan Do you touch up the ...
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PDF not generated, no SVG pages found?

I am trying to participate in a contest of novels on a website. They asked me to provide a picture: a pdf file for my information another pdf file for my novel but when I do it does not go through ...
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PPM wrong color display

I get weird results when displaying a PPM: (this is actually an upscaled PNG) And here's what the file looks like: The dimensions are fine (10 rows, 8 columns), just the colors are wrong (or am I ...
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open layout | file size: 530x230 bleed included scale 1:1 / 1:10* - What is meant by that?

I've received a description for a logo I have to export and don't understand what they mean. I tried to google it, but without success. The description is written as follows: "Demands are as follows (...
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Tried to open AIT file, but blank empty canvas showed up instead. Help?

I'm trying to open an AIT file through both the "open" and "file >> new with template" options, but only a blank empty canvas shows up. I also tried creating a new file and then placing the ait file ...
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Sketch mangling Illustrator vector file: how to fix?

I purchased the vector file above and when I open it in Illustrator, it looks just as expected. However, when I open it in Sketch, it looks completely different (see below). I get the same result if ...
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How to export 3DS Max file to .obj with multiple objects?

I have a 3DS Max model of an inhaler which is made up of two parts, the actuator and the cap. When I export the file as a .obj file the cap and the actuator are classed as 1 part. How do I export ...
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.dds File Loses Color When Viewed in Layers

I have three .dss photo files from a video game that are textures. A lot of the separate maps (diffuse/specular/normal) are on different layers of these photos so I need some layers individually to ...
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Placing image on .AI file with colors matching

I have a black-and-white image on a white background, which I want to place on an Illustrator file with a non-white background color, and I want the image to blend with that background. What I tried: ...
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Made packaging design in Photoshop but now need it in Corel Draw

The printer we're working with says that a Photoshop file can't be printed and need a CDR file. The resolution of my PSD file is 300dpi, but he says it's blurry. What should I do ?
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Downloading IOS Toolkits for Adobe XD using windows

I'm trying to download the IOS toolkit for use in Adobe XD using a Windows Laptop. It'd downloaded as a .dog file and I have tried opening in 7zip but not sure which folder or file to choose from to ...
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Adobe Illustrator 8: trying to resize an image

I forgot how to resize an image... I did look this up in the Help section, but was not able to find what I needed.