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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How should I save an Archicad project with furniture?

I work in ARCHICAD, and the projects I'm working on can be transferred to another computer. Despite the fact that I seem to be saving everything correctly, when I open the project on another computer, ...
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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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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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EPS images blurry in ID

I bought 20 EPS line art images from Shutterstock to use in a book. But, all the images are pixelated. I got in touch with Shutterstock and they told me that the images are fine and the problem is on ...
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Importing PDF in Scribus creates a lot of solid squares (handles ?)

I'm new to Scribus, and although I've looked in the user manuals, I cannot find any information to answer my question, or to solve the problem: I imported a PDF which was, most likely, created by an ...
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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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how can i open a photoshop file in illustrator without loosing quality?

I tried to open a photoshop file with an effect (outer glow) applied in Illustrator. However when I opened the file, the effect which I applied to the image didn't come out as the same in Photoshop. ...
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InDesign does not properly important Word paragraphs that are 3pt, it converts them all to 10 or 12 point. Why is this?

InDesign does not properly important Word paragraphs that are 3pt, it converts them all to 10 or 12 point. Why is this?
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Inconsistent length of divider line on footnotes imported from Word to InDesign

I've placed a file with footnotes from Word into InDesign, but the length of the divider line is narrow on some and full column width on others. I've applied a paragraph style to achieve the correct ...
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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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Opening some PDF files in Photoshop shows "Import PDF" prompt, some don't. Why?

I have just started using Data Sets and all of my interchangeable graphics were saved from Photoshop as Photoshop PDFs without layers. Now I run the export data sets command and the process stops to ...
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I turned my PDF import menu in photoshop off, how do I turn it ON?

A while ago I turned that automatic import menu for pdfs off, because it was quite annoying and I was opening lots of pdfs. Now I'm trying to open an A4 template, saved from Silhouette studio, with ...
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Defining a resolution in Indesign XML Import for an image

I import an xml file into InDesign. It contains images. <Image href="file:///path/to/file.jpg"></Image> This will load the image into the document, but it will be import with 72px/inch (...
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Import to Blender .svg file created by Inkscape 1.22 for Macintosh Ventura OS -> Blender says it’s empty

Import to Blender .svg file created by Inkscape 1.22 for Macintosh Ventura OS -> Blender says it’s empty. I've followed all the guidance given so far, namely, within Inkscape drag the .png source ...
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Inkscape: subtract and export SVG for printed circuit board

Background I've designed a circuit board using Kicad and would like to put a texture onto all unused copper areas, simply for aesthetics. So, instead of flooding the unused areas with a solid "...
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Inkscape Issues Importing PDF Text: Case and 'fi' Rendering

I am trying to make minor edits to an existing PDF that I have imported into Inkscape, but am having issues with the rendering of the text from the PDF. Letters that are combined in certain, such as '...
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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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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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Why Illustrator file is opened cropped and distorted in Photoshop?

in order to be able to export in jpg some files made in illustrator i'm using Photoshop to finish this process. The fact is that I've noticed that Photoshop open the file cropped and distorted. The ...
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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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Imported PNG images in Gimp aren't transparent

I opened a PNG image as a layer in Gimp, expecting the background to be transparent. Instead, the whole squared background is visible and covering the image under it. What exactly am I doing wrong and ...
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Any way to identify a font from vector object in Illustrator (CC)?

Question: Is it possible to identify a font/formatting in a path object and apply it to a new text object in Illustrator? Background: I have a full CC subscription. In this case, object (1) appears to ...
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Inkscape Fonts Differences Internal vs. Poppler Import

I created a simple example plot in R and exported it as a PDF. I use Inkscape to create an SVG file. However, I have noticed that the font is different when I use the internal library to import the ...
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Import many independent PDF files to Photoshop

Is the a way to easy import many independent PDF files automatically to Photoshop? Now i move all files to PS and must confirm each of file like this : https://gyazo.com/...
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Error in opening PDF in Illustrator, circles [duplicate]

I have a pdf graph that I create in R and I need to bring it into illustrator so I can compose it with other images, so I have saved it in PDF. When I open it on Preview, the image looks perfectly ...
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Raster image opens in smaller dimensions in Adobe Illustrator

so I have this image that is 612x408px (300dpi?): I create a new file in AI at 612x408px (72ppi) and when I import the image, the image imports in lower dimensions: When I scale the image up to the ...
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Importing each Excel cell into it's own text box in InDesign

I have multiple text cells on an Excel sheet and I want each of them to be placed on a separate text box in InDesign and autoflow. I created a text box on each page of the Master Page because I want ...
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IndDesign - chapter name XML

As I am preparing a catalogue in InDesign based on xml import. Ideal would be that the chapter titles would be imported as well as a variable/xml tag. That would mean I can have 1 xml file and 1 .indt ...
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How do I import multiple pdf pages into Inkscape?

I have a pdf file containing about 20 images, one image on every page. I would like to import all of them into Inkscape to create a large figure, but as far as I know, it's only possible to import one ...
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Word to InDesign: Import leaves blank text boxes with overset text mark

After I import my Word Document into InDesign it only places the first few pages. Afterwords I get empty pages, eventhough the word documents is shown in the story editor. How can I force InDesign to ...
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Are Gimp's template sizes correct?

When I start a new poster project which is to be printed on A4 paper, I select Gimp's A4 dimension template, but as I recently found out, it is actually NOT A4. If I import the finished product into ...
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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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Thousands of texture parts generated when importing .skp file in Cinema4D

Im trying to import a bunch of sketchup files into Cinema4D (R20). Some of them generate thousands of JPG's when i drag them into Cinema. This one for example generated over 15'000 .jpg files before i ...
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bad resolution of illustrator file in after effect

I've created an illustrator file then import it in after effect, but when import it i got bad resolution How can get good resolution :( Thanks
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InDesign Excel Table changes character style after import

I am using a linked Excel file (xls) in InDesign. I have all of the cells using cell styles that then use a paragraph style, and character style. The cell character style is changing after I update ...
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When importing this simple SVG into Photoshop it doesn't show anything, why?

I'm trying to import this SVG, but for some reason it's not working. <svg xmlns="http://www.w3.org/2000/svg" width="32" height="32" viewBox="0 0 32 32" fill="#FF5900"> <path d="M15.289 8....
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Illustrator linked image scale is off?

I just placed a large image (6016x4016px) into my illustrator doc. Artboard is 3000x3000px, and both the illustrator doc and my placed image are 150ppi. However, when I check out the image's info in ...
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Placing a link to PSD in Illustrator

When I place a PSD file from Photoshop to CC Illustrator the image gets embedded automatically. I want it as a link not embedded image. How can I do this?
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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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Importing icons into Android Studio [closed]

I made some icons using Krita. How do I get those icons into Android Studio?
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In Inkscape, can I link to a pdf/svg instead of embedding its content?

I am using Inkscape as a canvas to layout existing PDF/SVG/PNG plots that I have made in Python, and then add some details and text to the overall figure. When I import the PDF/SVG files via File >&...
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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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When importing this SVG into Photoshop or Illustrator it looks pixelated

When importing this SVG: <svg xmlns="http://www.w3.org/2000/svg" viewBox="0 0 42 42" fill="none" id="f_icon_1f2d0f1a"> <g filter="url(#f_icon_1f2d0f1a_filter0_i)"> <path d="...
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copy animation setup from one slide to an entire presentation

I've inherited from a colleague a huge slide deck, but he doesn't use animation on any slides. I'd like to do a one-click conversion of the slide deck to incorporate a very simple animation scheme. ...
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Importing Blender to 3DS Max

I'm trying to import a character I made to 3DS Max but each time I do the angle comes out really weird. How do I orient my object in Blender so it imports upright in 3DSM?
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In Inkscape is there a way to preserve file name of imported images?

I import (embed) a lot of jpg's and png's to Inkscape, many of them visually similar to each other. When you select an image, the tool-tip/status bar message will say something like: "image 1000 x ...
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Adobe Illustrator importing large PNG image results in black square

I'm trying to import a very large PNG image (12k) into Adobe Illustrator for tracing, but when I either drag it on or place it, the image is not imported. Instead there is just a black rectangle with ...
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How do I open a Photoshop file in InDesign?

I would like to know how I can open a Photoshop file in InDesign. I have been learning about all the features of InDesign, but now I want to start working on a document. I have made several copies of ...
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Import InDesign character and paragraph styles into LibreOffice

I have an InDesign file with many character styles and paragraph styles defined in it, including use of the features "next paragraph style will be ____", numbering, indentation, hanging indents, grep ...
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Importing animated GIF into Photoshop CC

Is there any relatively painless way to import an animated GIF into Photoshop (CC 2015) and then be able to export a functioning GIF file back?