Illustrator :: Copying Vector Shapes To Fireworks?

Sep 14, 2013

I've been having an issue with Adobe CC Fireworks. Every time I try to copy a vector shape or an image from illustrator and paste it to fireworks, I get this error: "Alert can't open the illustration". I am running OS 10.8.4 and I've tried installing it on a newly purchsed MacBookPro and on an iMac but I still get the same error.

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Illustrator :: Copying Images Without Blue And Pink Shapes?

Aug 1, 2013

Jusy wanted to know how would I go about copying this image. I want everything the same besides the coloured shapes. I want to be able to edit the image. As when I try to trace over it with the pen tool I can never get it to look the same. What would be the easiest way? or would photoshop be better suited for copying the images without the blue and pink shapes?

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Photoshop :: Copying Vector Images From Illustrator, Text Appears As ?

Oct 17, 2006

I was designing a business card as usual and copying some vector images from Illustrator, but when I tried to enter some text it came up blank...the color shows a question mark (?) even after I attempt to change the color.

I've seen the question mark before but all I needed to do in the past was select that little button and change it.

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Illustrator :: Copying Vector With Text Doesn't Work Anymore

Aug 24, 2012

I must have hit a hotkey or something because now when I drag select vector and text and copy paste inside the same document it only pastes unformated text back without any vector.
When I use create outlines on the text it copies fine but if Im just copying everythign together or only the text object I get unformated text back.

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Photoshop :: How To Properly Import Vector Shapes From Illustrator

Dec 19, 2012

I used to be able to copy a shape in Illustrator, paste it in Photoshop, and then duplicate the shape layer, removing what I wanted from each layer.

Now that doesn't seem to work, and what's worse, strokes are all messed up - if I apply a stroke to the whole layer, it isn't all visible. If I delete parts of the layer that are unwanted, certain pieces remain invisible, even if I apply a stroke (and fill, for that matter).

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Illustrator :: Corporate Logo - Combining To Vector Shapes

Jan 25, 2014

I am working on a corporate logo consisting of two different shapes, and I want to combine them into one. The end result has to be a vector image.
One of the shapes is slightly bigger than the other one, and I want to remove the parts that are at the outside of the other shape. It's a little tricky to explain, but what I want to do, is equal to the "Paste into"-option in Photoshop where an inserted object is placed within the borders of another.
Is this possible in Illustrator?
I'm not that familiar with paths, so I don't know what to do...

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Illustrator SDK :: Convert Pixel Values To Vector Shapes

Feb 6, 2014

I am interested in setting up a plugin that is able to read the greyscale values of a defined number of pixels throughout an image, average them, and then generate shapes based on the value output.

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Illustrator :: Possible To Create Vector Objects As Compound Shapes

Mar 19, 2014

I'd like to start utilizing Illustrator more frequently for web and user interface design projects, but I still like taking everything into Photoshop for final rendering and compositing (and the simple fact that most developers want psds, not ai files). However, I find that the only way to successfully transfer all of the vector artwork from Illustrator and preserve it as vector objects in Photoshop (when exporting) is to manually convert every individual vector object in Illustrator to a Compound Shape (by selecting the shape and clicking Make Compound Shape from the Pathfinder palette menu). This can be very tedious if it has to be done after the design is complete, and very inefficient if you convert every object as you draw it.
Is there a way to set Illustrator to automatically create every vector object drawn as a Compound Shape without having to manually convert it?
Adobe Illustrator allows you to export your Illustrator document as a Photoshop document. However, Compound Paths (not Compound Shapes - see this article for not-so-great explanations comparing the two) – which is the default attribute applied to all of Illustrator's basic vector objects – do not convert into vector objects when the exported document is opened in Photoshop. Rather, the vector objects drawn in Illustrator get flattened into raster layers in Photoshop, making them poor candidates for refining the design in Photoshop.

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Photoshop :: Importing Vector Content Into Fireworks

Feb 7, 2006

why can't I directly import an illustrator cs2 file into macromedia fireworks mx or macromedia fireworks 8, or save the document as a illustrator 8 file and import that? (which is what fireworks says to do) It frustrates me that I can;t import them as a vector unless I import/place the file in phtoshop cs2 as a smart image then save that as a new document, them importing that into fireworks.Is there something I am doing wrong? Or is there a special way to import other vector ....

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Illustrator :: Why Can't Paste From CC To Fireworks CS6

Jun 18, 2013

- get error "Can't paste Illustration"

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Photoshop :: Vector Shapes

Aug 31, 2013

I have created a shape with the pen tool in CS6, I have multiple shapes that I have built into what should be a single shape. Although when the path tool is not on I can see the single shape I can't seem to set a stroke to it which is an important part of the image design.

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Photoshop :: Difference Between CS6 Fireworks And Illustrator?

Feb 26, 2013

am a Front-End Web Developer using Photoshop CS6. explain the salient differences between:Photoshop, Fireworks and Illustrator ??

If I use Photoshop, I can't see the point in learning these other products, surely I can do it all in Photoshop? Are there features in Fireworks and Illustrator that don't exist in Photoshop?

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Illustrator :: CC Files Compatible With Fireworks CS6?

Mar 13, 2014

the CS6 versions allowed open Illustrator files in Fireworks, but are not compatible with CC.

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Illustrator :: Can't Open CC Files In Fireworks CS6

Sep 5, 2013

After having updated to Illustrator CC I can no longer open illustrator files or rather, some files open and others do not. I get the following error:
How can I fix this error so that I can open Illustrator CC files in Fireworks CS6?

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Photoshop :: Combining Vector Shapes

Oct 16, 2012

Vector shapes, very cool! However, when I create the first shape, then choose a different shape, select Subtract Front, and create, it works fine—reverses out the fill, no problem. But if I have to redo the shape, still making sure Subtract Shape is selected, the second time, it doesn't reverse out. I've tried everything I can think of to inverse it... No luck! The only way I can get it to work on a redo, is by relaunching PS and deleting my settings. What am I missing?

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Photoshop :: Exporting Vector Shapes

Apr 15, 2013

The thing is, i made several vector shapes in Illustrator, of course forgot to save the .ai and then my mac went out of power and lost the document.
BUT, before the mac went out of power i imported the shapes into Photoshop, and now their laying there as vector shape layers. Is there any way for me to export the vector shape layers back into illustrator, and still maintain vector edit ability?

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Photoshop :: Vector Shapes Rasterized?

Aug 24, 2012

I am using Photoshop CS6
I'm in the process of preparing vector graphics for an After Effects motion graphics project. I decided to use the new vector features in CS6 because I am more friendly with the PS interface than I am with Illustrator.
I've created several vector shape layers that now, after some work, now look like rasterized graphics. I'm not exactly sure what happened but I am sure I have not rasterized them myself.
Also, when I import the graphics into After Effects, it gives me no option to collapse transformations or continuously rasterize the layers.
Have I done something to rasterize the shape objects in Photoshop? New shape objects I create are vector. Do I need to start over?

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Photoshop :: Duplication Of Vector Shapes

Jan 12, 2006

I am tryign to duplicate a vector shaped star many times at the moment all i can do is duplicate the layer it is on.

this is fine but iam gogin to end up with about 100 layers. is there anway of copying/cloning a vector shape i can rasterise it if needed but this hasent helped.

in case its important i have two suplicated layers of test i want to remove star shapes from the top layer so the bottom layer comes through so you have text with stars in.

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Photoshop :: 6 - Manipulating Strokes Of Vector Shapes?

Mar 26, 2012

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Photoshop :: Unlink Shapes From Vector Mask In CS6

Nov 16, 2012

How I can unlink the shape from vector mask like in Photoshop cs 4?
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Feb 7, 2013

For several months I have had random shapes appear in my files when using vector masks. The scrambled imagery only appears at random and at certain zooms (over 25%) and will disappear upon restart of Photoshop. If I flatten the file, it will retain the scrambled imagery, but otherwise it seems to not actually corrupt the data, just the view on screen. I've been fighting this for months and have replaced drives, video cards, and it still persists.

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Dec 12, 2005

Ok I know CS2 can import eps files however it converts them to raster images at import.

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How can I easily get my catalogue into the shape tool? ie convert .eps to .csh?

The import is far to unwieldy as I can't even browse my library of eps files...

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Dec 23, 2004

To my surprise I noticed that Photoshop's default shapes like rectangle, triangle, diamond, etc are not closed shapes. Strange, because who wants to pull a corner and then discover that it's actually two points on top of each other?

Is there a quick way to close them without removing the last anchor point and then connecting the 2nd last point with the first one?

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Photoshop :: Converting Text Into Vector Shapes???

Nov 13, 2008

Any one know how to convert text into vector shapes in Pshop. I'd like to do this without interfacing with Illustrator, as that is what I do now. I'd like to take Illustrator out of the equation.

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Photoshop Elements :: Using / Converting Illustrator Shapes Into Custom Shapes

Sep 23, 2012

I would like to use a vector object made in AI as a custom shape to be used as a cookie cutter in elements..  I imported the AI file in photoshop but  the "define custom shape" entry under  "edit" was grayed out.

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Illustrator :: No Longer Possible To Copy And Paste Files From CC To Fireworks?

Jul 6, 2013

Why is it no longer Possible to Copy and Paste files from Illustrator CC to Fireworks?

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Jan 21, 2013

How can a import layers from illustrator and fireworks to Edge Animate?

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Photoshop :: Why Stroke Effects On Vector Shapes In 5.5 Not Showing

Feb 28, 2013

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Photoshop :: Vector Shapes, Text Viewing On Screen

Sep 8, 2005

We know that vector shapes, paths, text etc are independant of resolution and can be printed while maintaining the vector lines. So why when we zoom in do we see jagged pixels? Is it just a screen viewing thing??

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Sep 2, 2009

How to make a vector shape appear distressed or cracked in a natural-looking way? The best example I can think of is the Chickenfoot logo. It is a simple 2-color logo and looks nicely aged. I've been thinking about this for a while, but can't decide on an effective approach to achieve it.


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After Effects :: Creating Shapes From Vector Layers (AI Files)

Mar 18, 2013

I am trying to make extrusions to an image.  I am new to Illustrator and have read that .ai files are the only ones that you can extrude in AE.  However when I bring in an .ai file and select create shape from vector layer, a grey square covers the shape.  I am assuming that it is a transparancy issue and it is just filling in the size of the .ai project.  I could be wrong though. 

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