[pdftex] Problems using Graphics from Adobe Illustrator
ms at artcom-gmbh.de
Mon Aug 11 11:22:31 CEST 2003
On 2003-08-11 10:07:11 +0200, Stueker, Dirk wrote:
> My questions:
> - where is the difference between the .pdf and the .ai format (the latter
> should be compatible)?
pdfTeX can only read the pdf.
> - how can I directly import .ai files? \includegraphics says "unknown
You can't. Export to PDF.
> - My main problem:
> The print-area has an effect on the output. I expected the pdf-format to
> be independent from
> the selected printer. However if not set properly the graphic seems to be
> cut at some point
> or contains white margins.
> How can I export *all* objects that I drew in Illustrator and restrict the
> output area to the area where
> objects are (is there a bounding box feature).
You should be able to set the pdf pageboxes (Crop, Trim, Bleed,
Art) in AI and you can select them in pdfTeX.
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