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Illustrator CS6 can't open the Illustration

I'm trying to open an AI file that opened last week but won't open anymore. It was saved as an AI file with CS6 compatibility. It will open in Adobe reader but I can't just resave it and open the new ...
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Adobe Illustrator save to PDF “a drawing error occurred”

I have a illustrator file with several layers and shapes that I need to save to a PDF in order for others to view and print. However, when I save to PDF, and open in Acrobat, I get the message "a ...
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Drawing perpendicular lines in between two paths

i am an architect working in ancient sites for architectural documentation. I am now trying to make an oldschool landscape drawing, which includes the height curves. (contour lines) So for that, i am ...
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Starting Illustrator causes panels on second monitor to be scaled down to thumbnail size

I have an iMac (21.5-inch, Late 2012) running El Capitan with an extra monitor. I set Illustrator's Workspace in a way that my main screen opens in the main iMac monitor and all the panels open in the ...
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Photoshop Save Dialog CAN'T SHRINK?

So, I was using Photoshop, and went to save a document, when I stretched the save dialog bigger, and randomly could no longer shrink it. The same thing happened in Illustrator as well. Details: I'...
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Setting background image to cover all of page in Word document

I want to have an image as background in Microsoft Word 2013 (I also tried with Photoshop and AI). I tried the watermark, but it was being difficult and would not cover the page 100%. I also tried the ...
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Convert expanded blend to one simple vector shape

Is it possible to convert an expanded blend to a simple lightweight vector shape, without all these inbetween paths of all n steps? It seems like a complicated object to work with since computer has ...
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AI Illustrator file[coverted].ai

I have a problem. I have a file named example.ai, but when I opened with adobe illustrator it transforms to example[converted].ai Below is an image so you can understand better. Why is it ...
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Original file turns modified after “Save for Web…” in Photoshop

What happens to the edited file after saving its copy using the "Save for Web…" command? Why the original, unmodified file turns into "changed" (with "*" symbol after its name)? P. S. The same ...
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Why does AI CS6's menu version of Pathfinder > Divide do nothing while the panel version works?

In Adobe Illustrator CS6, there is a menu item, Effect > Pathfinder > Divide, which I expect should take two overlaying vector shapes and divide one on the line segments of the other. It fails. On ...