Illustration Software

Illustration software is distinguished from photo-editing software in that the result is an original construction, rather than the manipulation of a photograph. Illustration software uses vector-based tools such that the content is stored digitally as resolution-independent mathematical formulae describing lines (open paths), shapes (closed paths), and color fills, strokes or gradients. Vector paths are constructed of anchor points and path segments. Illustration tools typically create precise lines, shapes and patterns with well-defined edges and are superb for working with complex constructions such as maps and typography.

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I need a good tool for drawing on the screen in real time.

When I am on a Skype call with my programmer, we are usually not in the same physical location as the machine. We currently connect to the machine via TeamViewer which gives us both the ability to interact. However I can't see his mouse moving and he can't see mine. I would also like to be able to do more than that and actually illustrate some things on the screen and he be able to do the same.

Both free and paid suggestions are greatly appreciated.
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I have removed several fonts from my system (Win 7 pro) but they still show up in the drop down in Illustrator CS6. I have gone thru control panel/fonts and that didn't work. How do I get the fonts that are no longer on my system off the list please?
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I am using Illustrator CS. All I have in my file is a simple geometric. All lines have a 2pt stroke. There is only one color and it is from the web color palette. The background is transparent.

After optimizing the graphic as a png file and then placing on a colored background, some lines have solid strokes and others have a thin stroke in the middle and a more transparent outline, like the graphic is trying to blend into the background. I need solid lines all the way around.

How do I get this graphic in a web-friendly format with solid lines throughout and a transparent background?

Attached are my files, as follows:
Frame--Top1.ai                                             original fileFrame--Top1.ai
Frame--Top----AI-Opt-for-Web.png           original file optimized for web in png formatoriginal file optimized for web in png formattesting.ai                                                       file with yellow background with Frame-Top----AI-Opt-for-Web.png placed, showing nonsolid lines of png fileTesting.ai

My knowledge of AI is somewhat limited, so any help is appreciated.

Thanks,
Elizabeth
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I am opening .eps files created from a CAD application that contain Helvetica.  My computer clearly has the font installed because other applications can use it and read it.  Adobe Illustrator does not see the Helvetica family nor does it show up in the list of available system fonts (within Illustrator).  The Windows/Fonts folder does show the Helvetica font.
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Hi
Does anyone know of a good tool to do benefit logic mapping, which is visual (flow-chart type) mapping of activities with objectives.
I use visio at the moment but its slow going when doing in a workshop, and its only provides 2d info.  A good tool would have extra features such as allow extra information about each box to be provide in another layer.

Thanks
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Hi, I need to convert NCS S6010-Y70R and NCS S0907-Y50R
to Pantone colour .
Somebody can help ?
Thanks .
Sami
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Are there any great third party plugins (Graphic Style Libraries) for Adobe Illustrator CC etc?

Free or paid?
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I have a 50MB file that is causing Illustrator to consume 12GB out of 16GB system memory. Also hangs Illustrator for a few minutes. I contacted Adobe support and they say the file is the issue. I have no idea how to diagnose this.
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We have a 12 page InDesign CS6 file made up of 6 placed Illustrator CS6 files. We need to produce accessible PDFs which pass checks in Adobe Acrobat XI. While we can tag the documents to pass basic tests, there are many vector infographics that need alt tags. If I fix these in Acrobat, this will need to be done every time the source document is changed. I tried converting the Illustrator file to InDesign, and it changed the text into outlined graphics. I have seen utilities you can buy, but is there any way to automate the process. My ultimate goal would be to have the documents first past Acrobat XI's Accessibility Checker tests with default settings, then to bring them as close to WCAG 2.0 AA (see w3c.org for details) as possible. Thanks, Terri.
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Illustration Software

Illustration software is distinguished from photo-editing software in that the result is an original construction, rather than the manipulation of a photograph. Illustration software uses vector-based tools such that the content is stored digitally as resolution-independent mathematical formulae describing lines (open paths), shapes (closed paths), and color fills, strokes or gradients. Vector paths are constructed of anchor points and path segments. Illustration tools typically create precise lines, shapes and patterns with well-defined edges and are superb for working with complex constructions such as maps and typography.

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