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Questions tagged [file-placing]

Questions about importing files from one application to another, typically useful to create a composition from multiple assets.

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Find out the file location in Inkscape

I have an .svg file being opened in Inkscape. I know that the file was opened using Inkscape, not just created right now. So, the file is present on the disk. How can I find the location of the file ...
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Editing an Illustrator file placed in an Illustrator file

I am collating several logos into an Illustrator Artboard. Obviously, to be efficient and productive, I placed them the fastest way I know - by dragging the files from my OS to the Illustrator ...
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How to flip artboards in Adobe Illustrator?

At a time when I try to open my *.ai file, I have a message: I click ok. And than I see this: I click ok and just one artboard is opening. But I need all 7 artboards. How to flip between them after ...
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Drag and drop png files at 0 , 0 position in Photoshop

I have a folder on my Mac with many png files of the same size. I want to open them on 1 psd file snapping on top of each other, and I want the files left top corner to exactly snap the top left ...
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Embed files to an illustrator project

I dragged and drop some PSD files into a project in Illustrator CS5. I want to remove them from my desktop, but if I do that, then they will disappear from my project. What can I do in my project now ...
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When does Indesign automatically update links after a rename or move?

Sometimes I have to rename or move my linked files to another name or location, I can't remember my file were open or not but all I want to know is how and when it happens. Is there any option to ...
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InDesign: how to change the size of placed PDF

When I place PDF files in InDesign they will take up the whole page, so how can I make it smaller to allow space for the title on the top and the page number on the bottom?
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InDesign: 'search for missing links in this folder' not working

I have a huge document and ALL the links are broken. I have one folder with ALL the links in it, but when I relink one or two and tick 'Search for missing links in this folder', it still doesn't ...
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When placing an Illustrator file in a Photoshop document, how do I get my artwork to be pixel-pefect?

Setup: I have 4 Ai files which are going to be individually exported as PNGs. Some parts of the images have curves, while others are straight lines. Before exporting, I click "make pixel perfect" to ...
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InDesign displays low quality linked AI file

I'm creating a business card in InDesign. The best version of the company logo I have is an AI file which looks pixelated when placed in InDesign. I've tried exporting the AI file into different ...
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Export .ai logo for InDesign? Type rendering pixelated [duplicate]

I have a logo in Illustrator that I inherited, I'm just trying to put it into an InDesign file but for some foresaken reason the text always comes out pixelated. (See attached screenshot) I've tried "...
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InDesign: image gets cropped when i try to move it around

New to InDesign. When I place an image in Indesign and try to move it on the page I lose whatever part of the image to the direction I move it. Like it disappears behind a clipping mask. How do I move ...
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Importing markdown content in InDesign?

Okay, I have a markdown file (.md) that has all my book's content. I want to style and arrange this content in InDesign. Then I want to export this styled content to a PDF for reading. The way I was ...
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InDesign: how to choose which artboards to import from AI file

I have about 10 artboards in my Illustrator file I need to link to in InDesign. I want to use a single Illustrator file to place my content rather than export each artboard separately. This will help ...
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InDesign: how to import a Photoshop file?

How to import a photoshop graphic into InDesign? Can I then edit the file in InDesign or do I have to edit first in Photoshop (crop and write text)?
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Can placing a raster file introduce swatches in InDesign?

Can any raster format (JPG/TIF/PSD/PNG/etc) introduce swatches in InDesign when placed as a link? There are 2 swatches in my INDD document that won't delete (i know its an old issue), and these did ...
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How to place multi-page PDF into InDesign

I have 250-page PDF file, which I would like to place into InDesign. Do I have to place each page separately, or is there a way to do all of them at once?
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Linked image and Warp effect Problem

Example file: I am experiencing some problems in maintaining linkage in PSD images that i warp to special mold for conic mugs. By this i mean that Warp effect only accepts embedded images to perform ...