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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 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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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 am looking a vector format for the attached image, note that this is slightly unusual version to normal world maps as I am applying it to a sphere. Would anyone know what this is called (this version against other versions) and has anyone come across any stock library for this particular texture map

Regards
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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

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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.