170 Answered Questions for the topic Adobe Illustrator

How do I design my own book cover?

Some of my friends say i need to learn Photoshop, others say I have to learn illustrator, and then there is InDesign for publishing books, right? So how does someone know which to learn and how to... more


What is the right software to use for my project?

I have a vision for a project, but what are the right tools for the job? There are so many creative programs out there, which is the right one for me to use?For example, I'm heading up a marketing... more
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Can you convert pixels in illustrator?

I have to make a shape 3 pixels bigger? Can I do that I. Illustrator?
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How do we sync AI over 2 computers

We have a MacBook and an iMac we should like to sync AI using the Creative Cloud. We have made user defined swatches in AI on the MacBook and want them to show up in AI on the iMac. How do we... more
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My screen share wouldn't work.

I was doing exactly what I was supposed todo , but nothing would happen. It need to make sure this feature will work for my next session since it was essential. Best, Samantha
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Placing images into Illustrator

What occurs when you copy a low quality image from the internet and attempt to enlarge the photo?
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How Do I cut text to an original outline in Illustrator?

I basically want to fill the outline of a human I drew with text. Is there a way I could cut or erase parts of the text so it lines up within my shape?
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How Do I cut text to an original outline in Illustrator?

I basically want to fill the outline of a human I drew with text. Is there a way I could cut or erase parts of the text so it lines up within my shape?
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What is the difference between a vector and a raster picture?

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How do I create a table in Illustrator?

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Can you open a pdf in illustrator and have it open showing layers?

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Replacing a font in many illustrator files?

I have several hundred Illustrator files that are formatted similarly, and for legal reasons I need to replace a font in all of them. Even with the 'Find font' tool, that's a hell of a lot of fonts... more
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Multiple objects spaced evenly around a circle?

I have a project where I am taking 6 different images and placing them on a circle. All of the images have duplicates (anywhere between 3 of the same image to 24). In total, I need the circle to... more


One of my Ai CS6 file suddenly won't open anymore?

So I have about 20-30 illustrator files in a folder (mainly mock-ups for a website), all in .ai format, working on CS6.This morning I tried opening the last one I was working on but it display the... more
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Moving both handles of a bezier curve simultaneously in Adobe Illustrator?

I would like to be able to move the two handles for the bezier curve with the direct select tool the same way they are moved on initial creation of the anchor point. When a new anchor is created,... more
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Opening PDF in Illustrator breaks up text objects?

I recently had to convert some `PDF` files to `SVG`, and did this by opening the PDF in **Illustrator**, and saving out to SVG. The issue was that when Illustrator opened the pdf, many (but not... more
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Photoshop layers into SVG paths?

I have a set of Photoshop files which consist of a base image with a series of layers with colored overlays. The overlays are labeled using the layer names.My task is to get these overlays as `SVG`... more
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Photoshop vector smart object opening in Preview instead of Illustrator?

In Photoshop CC (version 19) on the Mac, I have a smart object vector graphic layer. Double-clicking the layer to edit the vector graphic, opens it in Preview (Mac) because, presumably, it thinks... more
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Scale drawings in Illustrator, maintain proportions of line weights and effects?

My problem is that when I scale down my drawing, the line weights stay the same, blotting out the artwork. If I scale up, the line weights become too thin. I've noticed that parametric effects... more
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Modifier key bug with Adobe Design Standard CS4 (Mac OS 10.6.6)?

When I launch the Adobe apps, they ask me if I want to delete the preferences file. I say 'no'. Then, when using the apps, none of the tools seem to work properly, eg in Illustrator, I can't move... more
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How can I export an image from Illustrator image at multiple sizes?

I am new to Adobe Illustrator and I have a logo image which I need to use in 5 or 6 different sizes. The logo image was created in Adobe Illustrator, but when I try to save the image to PNG or JPEG... more
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In Pathfinder window, what is the difference between a shape mode and a pathfinder?

I'm learning Illustrator CC and right now I'm trying out the various tools in the Pathfinder window, and how they allow me to create shapes. Something that confuses me, is that they seem to be... more
Adobe Illustrator Measuring In Illustrator


how do you show rulers -- key commands answer please.

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How to fit text box size to text?

I want to fit the artboard to selected art (two text boxes) - the text boxes are larger than the text inside them - how do I fit (shrink) them to wrap tightly around my text?Illustrator version - CS5
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How to add missing fonts to Adobe Illustrator?

When opening an Adobe Acrobat PDF document on Mac OS X Lion to edit in Adobe Illustrator CS6, I got the message:> The font Helvetica-Narrow-Bold is missing. Affected text will be displayed... more

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