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Why does export to AI rasterize all my vector layers?

I have no raster layers in my map document and no transparencies. Yet the map is rasterized when exported to AI. (Map frame and coordinate grid are vector graphics but everything in the map itself is ...
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Using Adobe Illustrator files from CloudMade in ArcGIS for Desktop?

Anyone here able to enlighten me with your knowledge of Adobe Illustrator files? I have spent several hours trying to find a way to view an Adobe Illustrator (.ai) file from CloudMade. Is there a ...
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How to export 2D vector graphic from ArcScene to Illustrator?

I need to know how to export 2d vector graphic from ArcScene so I can edit it with Adobe Illustrator. I've tried changing the options when I export 2D scene as AI file or PDF file, but they always ...
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Text issues when exporting from ArcMap 10.1 to Illustrator CS5

When exporting from ArcMap 10.1 to Illustrator CS5 I am getting a lot of errors (red box with plus sign). I have used this workflow in ArcMap 9.3 with no problem. There may have been a couple of ...
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Exporting PDF from QGIS with print composer without destroying fonts

So I'm making this nice map with a lot of labels which are going to end up in a book. Since the labels doesn't end up exactly where I want them I'd like to move them some in Illustrator after ...
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Has Export to AI (Adobe Illustrator) changed at ArcGIS for Desktop 10.2?

In the past when I would export vector layers from ArcGIS each layer would be nested in a group with a clipping path over the top. Now when I Export to AI from 10.2 that layer's features are 5-6 ...
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replace GIS object with illustrator symbol

My workflow entails exporting ArcGIS Layers into Adobe Illustrator for cartographic output purposes. One problem I have at the moment is that I cannot replace my points with an Illustrator symbol. For ...
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.svg georeference?

How would I go about taking a layer from AI or Inkscape and importing it into Arc? I've got a vector drawing I want to use and I know I need to georeference it but I'm lost as to how. I also can't ...
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Can't insert AI CS6 files as objects into ArcMap 10.1

In the past I have inserted Adobe Illustrator files into ArcMap as objects. My old version of AI was 8.0 and ArcMap was 9.2. Now I have arcmap 10.1 and AI CS6. When the process doesn't shut down ...
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Create kmz file out of Illustrator maps?

I'm migrating my ERP from an old-style mapping system which relied on jpg files and coordinates on the file to locate my assets, to a vectored system which uses KMZ files. I'm new to this - I'm here ...
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Adobe Illustrator to Interactive Web Map. Need the basic requirements and steps

I have a set of city maps designed and customized in Adobe Illustrator with me. This is the first time I'm involving a GIS project. I need to develop an API & GIS supported interactive Web Map ...
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Can QGIS preserve layers when exporting a PDF? [duplicate]

I saw this posted about a year ago (Can QGIS preserve layers when exporting to PDF?) but figured it was worth asking again -- is this possible? My usual workflow with ArcGIS is to export to AI then ...
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How to make Geological Cross Sections in Adobe Illustrator, and any suggestions for GIS software?

I have been tasked with producing a geological cross section in Adobe Illustrator. It is a lengthy process, as I am new to the software. I never learned it in my GIS studies. I know that there is ...
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Export GPS file in Lambert 93 for Illustrator manipulation

In Illustrator, i use some french IGN maps (1/50 000 scale) Lambert 93. I want to put on some GPX files to the right position for sure. I use QGIS to import the GPX file, i modify the reference to ...
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Trouble exporting from QGIS to Illustrator

I am having trouble getting my files to transfer or export to a vector file. When I open the file in Adobe illustrator there is a lot of information missing. I have tried to "save selection as a ...