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Questions tagged [import]

Questions about the process of importing a file in a different format of that used by the program in question. Example: importing a drawing from Illustrator to CorelDraw, or importing data from Excel to Indesign.

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Importing a vector file into Photoshop WITHOUT rasterising it

I have a simple question: How do I import a vector file into Photoshop WITHOUT getting it rasterised? I know that Photoshop can do curves and paths and all of that, so why can't I open an SVG file in ...
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How to place one PSD artboard in Illustrator 2018 as linked?

I searched and googled but can't find anything on this. I want to place one artboard from a PSD into an Illustrator file. When I do, it shows all the artboards from the PSD file. I checked "import ...
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Is importing PDF to inkscape loseless?

So currently I'm grabbing images out of PDF files, which Inkscape do a great job by importing PDF and grabbing a specific object. But I'm just wondering, is the PDF imported to Inkscape losslessly? ...
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Importing Acrobat file into Indesign and retaining comment highlights and text

I am aiming to import a multi page pdf into Adobe InDesign. The client has added highlighted comments which need to be retained when imported. However when the pages are brought in, the highlights ...
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After Effects : reduce several compositions to a single one in the project bin?

I know it is possible to replace some comps from the composition window by another one from the project bin by holding Alt and using Click+Drag But what I would like to achieve is different: I would ...
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Inkscape: why is importing a raster image different than pasting it in?

The solution to this Inkscape question required importing rather than pasting. To summarize, I had to import a .png raster image, rather than paste it, in order to be able to scale it down without ...
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Keeping the formatting of a text frame when importing a .txt file to InDesign

When importing a .txt file to InDesign as a linked file, is there a way to keep the formatting of the existing text frame? I formatted a text frame with a object style (with only a paragraph style in ...
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Font problem when opening SVG file?

I am opening SVG files generated by D3.js code in another computer and seeing a pop-up - And the opened file in Illustrator is missing some letters (showing cross sign instead, as if the fonts are ...
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Import SVG so that each path is on a different layer in Animate CC

I am trying to import and SVG to the Stage in Adobe Animate CC so that each path/element of the SVG on a separate layer, as described on the official Adobe help pages. When I select "Import each path ...
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Are there alternative suites or combinations of apps to Adobe CC that can work dynamically together?

Is there an alternative suite to Adobe CC that have "dynamic links" between apps, or single apps that can update files accordingly to its asset files? Basically, what I'd like is alternative apps ...
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Gimp wrongly adding alpha to imported png

Some PNG images are not imported correctly. Is it something in the settings or is it a bug? Running GIMP 2.10.2 | Windows 10. Original png with alpha: GIMP print screen: GIMP Exported:
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InDesign: how to import multiple text files, each in its own box

Any way to import a series of text strings (for example, from a spreadsheet), so when imported each string gets a separate text box? (I know how to import multiple text files--what I'm trying to do ...
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How do I batch import multiple images as individual layers in Krita?

I have already tried importing multiple images with File -> Import Animation Frames. I tried importing a single GIF image and it didn't extract the layers so I did it manually myself, then I went back ...
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How to change html tags into xml elements with xslt in InDesign xml import

I'm importing XML into InDesign (with merge content mode) and using XSLT to pick specific XML elements from the XML file. Problem is that some of the text inside XML elements contain HTML entities (...
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I'm having trouble importing .png and . gif files from excel into indesign

I'm working on a project at work that requires creating 100+ mini community profiles. The profiles are a collection of Data so I'm using a data merge to import all the variables. I'm having a problem ...
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Exporting multiple vector shapes from Adobe Illustrator to Adobe Photoshop

Countless time's I've needed to transfer vectors from Illustrator to Photoshop. It's not that hard for one or two vectors. However when you start needing to transfer a few hundred it's almost ...
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Importing a no-disposed frames animated GIF into Photoshop

I've been mucking about with animated GIFs for a while now, but I've only come across these in the last two days. The last two times I just manually flipped on the layers frame by frame to create the ...
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Best way to import from AI to Corel Draw

I've seen that this question is quite a while present in designers community. For my case it is the thing, that the clipping mask I apply in AI doesn't work in corel. I tried .dxf, .dwg and all kinds ...
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Import inline SVG inside Sketch

Is it possible to import an inline SVG directly into Sketch? I want to convert my inline SVG into a file without importing an external library or copy and paste the code inside an editor to save it as ...
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Is there a way to to automatically place an image below another? (Photoshop)

So I'm currently dealing with some high res textures for celestial bodies that I need to stitch together. The problem is, they're in parts because of the overall size meaning I'll have to manually ...
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InDesign: Import spreadsheet as single, formatted, column

I'm laying out 100+ business listings into a three-column document. The listings are currently in a .csv spreadsheet that looks like so: A | B | C | D Company name | Location | Blurb | Contact Info ...
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Why can't I import my photoshop SVG in sketch

In sketch, I choose edit->insert image, then search for the SVG...It is listed but greyed-out and non-selectable. I can import any other valid image format. Everywhere I read about importing in ...
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3ds max 2014 - import FBX from Maya 2017 then see nothing

According to Transfering a 3ds Max scene to Maya and vice versa Export the scene file as fbx and import the fbx into the other application. I use Maya 2017 to export my scene into a FBX file. ...
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Illustrator loses stroke/fill information on opening pdf

A client has provided a PDF file with vector information, and I need to make some adjustments to it. It is a complex file (an architectural design) with many different colors, line styles etc. When I ...
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A reusable object with an image map or SVG interactivity in Illustrator?

I use Illustrator to make web sites with SVG pages (ozake.com). To create animations and menus, I use the Attributes palette to add links to an object and I use the SVG Interactivity palette to add ...
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Is there a way in Krita to import an image without losing its layers

I have two images and I want to combine them into one. With the option Layer > Import/Export > Import Layer I was able to import a Krita Image, but only as a single layer. But I'd like to preserve the ...
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Export from InDesign for Scribus

I'm not very well-versed with commercial graphic design tools and only know the basic things with open source tools. I've had someone create a brochure for me and they've sent me the PDF and an indd ...
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Indesign: exporting multiple certificates, each with a different name, into separate files

I'm looking for efficient way of importing the 1000+ individual names into an InDesign document then exporting out as an individual PDFs (a 1000 page pdf wont work). One name per page. I have created ...
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How do I change the (fill/stroke) color of multiple (Illustrator) files in InDesign?

Is there a way that I can change the fill color of multiple linked .ai files all at once in InDesign? My process is as follows: I'm working on a photobook in InDesign. I've a master page with various ...
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Making a tif transparent

I have a logo that is blue on a white background. I want to bring it into Illustrator and make the white background transparent. How do I do this?
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Inserting vectors into a PSD

I want to insert some vector designs to a brochure. I have downloaded some vector designs from a site. But I am not sure how to insert it in to my file. How can I insert vector symbols in to a PSD ...
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import multiple meshes in autodesk maya without overwriting the first

I'm an architecture student trying to design a virtual world with fbx's made from recap360. The problem is when I try to import another fbx in the same scene. The first scene gets overwritten by the ...
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How can I import multi-page AI files or PDFs to InDesign CS5.5?

I'm currently using Adobe InDesign CS5.5 and Illustrator CS5.1. I'm working on a school project in which I have to make a book in InDesign and I would like to import either an AI file or PDF created ...
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Import form design from Illustrator to Word [closed]

I created a form document design for a company in Adobe Illustrator. How can I export it to Word? How can I make it possible to type in date, right where I drew lines for it? How can I make ...
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Illustrator- cannot warp embedded image

Recently I have been trying to warp an image using Adobe Illustrator CC2017, but I'm experiencing some problems. Using the distort command (cmd alt c) I can't perform the distortion. Illustrator says ...
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Adding a PNG to AI but it comes across with a white backgroud

Im sure this is a simple one and I have just changed a setting on AI but for a week now PNGs won't come across without a white square background? Any one have any ideas?
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Illustrator: how to link layers from Photoshop

Is there a way to link the layers from a PSD file in Illustrator? I have 15+ images in a single PSD file as multiple artboards that I have to edit multiple times. Right now, i edit my images in ...
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Principle: layers flipped when importing from sketch

I have the problem, that certain layers in principle are flipped after I imported from sketch. In Sketch: Outcome in Principle What do I have to do in Sketch to prevent this from happening? I used "...
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How to blend an imported image with my custom Incscape file?

Is there anyway to import an image to Incscape. Suppose I have downloaded an Image from internet. Then Imported it to Incscape like this--- Now I want to change its texture like fill & stroke and ...
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Importing Word 2003 in InDesign preserves font face from word

I am importing Word 2003 files into InDesign CS5.5 by placing/linking them and mapping the Word styles to the ready made ID styles. The Word document is simple and designed with this in mind! I have 2 ...
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Damaged path importing from PDF to Illustrator

I imported a logo from PDF to Illustrator 21.0.0 and I get this unusual result. The path is fine and smooth when viewed in keyline mode (the second picture) while the rendered version (first picture) ...
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Pixel line around PSD link exported from InDesign to JPG

I have a photo in Photoshop that I cropped out of its background. When I save the file as a PSD and import the file in InDesign, then save the InDesign file as a JPG, I get a pixel line around the ...
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How to automatically Import data from MS excel CELLS to table cells?

i have a huge MS excel file with 120 columns and 20 rows. I want to import all the data from excel cells into table cells in CorelDraw (or may be other graphic design software). Here there are two ...
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Pasting Alignment issue Photoshop and Illustrator CS4

I'm trying to copy layers from Photoshop CS4 to Illustrator CS4, but when I paste each layer from Photoshop to Illustrator all my layers are centered instead of staying in the position they were in ...
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Synfig change pivot point of imported SVG

When I imported a graphic made in Inkscape into Synfig Studio, the pivot point of the object was a large amount of distance away. Is there anyway that I can move the pivot point of the imported object ...
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Importing photos from Illustrator into After Effects

In the Illustrator file I have a layer that consists of several pictures. I'd like to export it to After Effects as one layer but have an ability to edit them individually. With normal (aka vector, ...
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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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Data is incorrect after importing variable library into Illustrator

I have a bunch of graphs in an Illustrator document. All of them are tagged and have been exported to an XML document. I want to change the numbers in the XML and re-import it to update the graphs ...
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Why photoshop distort imported image?

I've made a screenshot of my phone screen and imported it in Photoshop by dragging from disk. However it's clean "as-is" image of the phone screen, it has appeared in photoshop slightly blurred. How ...
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Illustrator plug-in to create artboards from Excel file

I am searching for Adobe Illustrator plug-in that can read data from a MS Excel file and create many artboards with text data from that file (one artboard per table row). Also it would be cool if I ...