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Vector graphics editor developed and marketed by Adobe Systems.

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How can I download OSM maps at fixed scale? [closed]

Is it not possible to download my area of interest (AoI) in my required scale? I would like to download the AoI in tiles with my specified scale ( SVG or Vector PDF Format).and then stitch all the ...
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Polygons not properly exported in Adobe Illustrator (.ai) file format by ArcGIS Desktop?

I exported a map from ArcGIS 10.5 as an Adobe Illustrator (AI) file (.ai). When I open the .ai file (I'm using AI CC 2019 23.0.1 on a separate Mac), my ArcGIS polygons (Fig. 1) are 'messed-up'. ...
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Edit KML lines in Illustrator or getting smooth curves

I have a problem, when I'm making my traces in an application like Google Earth, I can't make smooth curves, only straight line. So I thought maybe I should export the trace to Illustrator then ...
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Ways to halo map text over a varying background? [closed]

I am ambivalent with using a halo effect. I am currently working on a small scale map of Africa showing the different types of vegetation and there are some crowded areas. In terms of consistency, ...
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Printing/Exporting maps based on contour lines using ArcGIS Pro?

I have generated a map with layers for contour lines, roads, trails, rivers, lakes, etc. What I would like to do is print to PDF (AI or other) a page/map for each contour level. Ex: one for 1900m with ...
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Plotter printing an Arcmap PDF export of a county, and extra lines appear for local district boundaries only in printed version [duplicate]

(Note, I have solved the problem by printing from Arcmap which does not print the erroneous lines, but here is the questions anyways) I am printing a map of a county with roads(polyline), schools(...
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Import Illustrator/Inkscape svg into qgis

I tried to import lines from svg into qgis 3.x by using dxf format. The problem is that the scale of dxf is of course not the right one (a few centimeters whereas my map is kilometers long). I tried ...
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Export complex vector map from QGIS

I have a very detailed vector map I want to export from QGIS (2.18.3) into Illustrator. Unfortunately, it's having some problems: Print Composer > Save as SVG errors out, yielding an invalid SVG (and ...
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How to export effectively from QGIS to Adobe Illustrator?

When I try to export my QGIS file to Adobe Illustrator I either get: The map layout, but I can't change/select the different polygons I can change/select the different polygons, but I don't get the ...
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Has anyone here successfully exported from ArcGIS 10.5 to Adobe Illustrator?

If so, how did you do it? I used the Export function within ArcMap 10.5 and while ArcMap could "see" the files it created, neither Windows nor my Mac could locate the files within the directory where ...
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Converting from QGIS to Illustrator?

I need help converting a download from Geofabrik to Illustrator. It had worked for me earlier, but I can't remember what I did, and now it doesn't. I downloaded a country from Geofabrik (because city ...
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Overlay Text Generated in Illustrator Over Map And Export to KML in QGIS

I have some text that I generated in Illustrator, outlined, and then exported to a DXF. I need to assign spatial data so that I can export that DXF from QGIS to KML with correct lat/lon coordinates. ...
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Converting ArcGIS point shapefile to Adobe Illustrator?

I have 60000 points .shp file and I want correctly convert them into .AI. I want to receive the simple circles, but when converting I can get only: polygon with a number of points which when zooming ...
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SVG file from QGIS crashes Illustrator

I just upgraded to QGIS 2.18 Las Palmas. I exported an SVG file from Print Composer, as usual, but the SVG file crashes Adobe Illustrator. In fact, it locks up my entire system. The SVG file is only ...
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Rendering maps in graphic design software

Is it possible to see a map in adobe illustrator with zoom rendering? What I want to do is use google maps or OSM or any other map as a reference background for a map I am trying to create in ...
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Exporting as a vector image

I am trying to create a transit map with certain details such as landmarks and important centers for reference in it. I have mapped the lines and stops ion QGIS (2.16.2). The base map is Google ...
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Exporting Adobe Illustrator (AI) file layer from QGIS?

How do I export Adobe Illustrator (AI) layers from QGIS? I have tried all the "save as" files from layer and non of them worked.
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Using DXF files in Adobe Illustrator?

I updated from QGIS 2.0 to 2.18 i November, but it seemes to have caused problems with the dxf-exportation to adobe illustrator. The files from the newer version causes illustrator to "hang". The new ...
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Lining up two layers in Illustrator?

We have an adobe illustrator file with nice base map from ArcMap that has a layer that we made edits to. It is our town local streets with some additions and some subtractions. we export the streets ...
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SVG export from ArcGIS [closed]

I export my map as an SVG from ArcMap but when I open it on adobe illustrator cc, the map looks so messed up, north arrow not in place and gaps between each letter, text not in the proper size, ...
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Bezier curves imported with 64bit MAPublisher become angular?

The bezier curves in ArcGIS (10.4.1) become angular when I import them with 64bit MAPublisher 9.8 in Illustrator (CC2015) Are there any settings to fix this? .
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DXF File with text labels not showing in QGIS

I convert a CDR. file to SVG. using cloudconvert then i opened the SVG. file in Adobe Illustrator it was a vector map with text labels. I then export the file from Adobe Illustrator in DXF. format. I ...
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Does Avenza MAPublisher update a shapefile if it has been edited in another application (e.g. ArcMap)?

I have imported a shapefile of trails into Adobe Illustrator using the MAPublisher plugin. Then I edited that shapefile in ArcMap. Is there a way to re-link to that file so that the Illustrator ...
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What's a good way to create inner-outlines in either ArcGIS or Adobe Creative Suite? [duplicate]

I am making a map where I need to create inner outlines, based off of an older map my work did: That was done in ArcGIS, and while I know how to do it there, I don't think it looks good enough, I ...
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QGIS problem exporting to both SVG and PDF

I'm having a problem when exporting to SVG and PDF from qGIS. When I open the SVG or PDF in Illustrator, the path of my map is severely cut off with lots of data missing (see below). When I open the ...
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Maplex Street Placement exporting labels to Illustrator as separate letters?

I make city maps with ArcMap 10.2.2 that I export to Illustrator for finalization. To label streets, I use the Maplex Street Placement as below: As I need to be able to rework labels with Illustrator ...
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Displaying quantitative data in choropleth legend?

I have always struggled to come up with a great solution to handle choropleth or any other quantitative interval or dataset classifications in a map legend where the numbers are sequential. For ...
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Strange effects when exporting an Arcmap file to Adobe Illustrator

I am working on a map in ArcMap (10.2) and when I went to check how some of my markers looked in Illustrator I got some odd results. Here is a picture of the error: If you look closely in the red ...
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How to use custom offline map in iOS app [closed]

I'm developing an iPhone offline map application. I've illustrator map georeferenced (using mapublisher), have geodatabase (http://goo.gl/isw6IP) and parking data (shp/csv). Requirements: The map ...
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Vector objects “merged” in PDF with QGIS

When I create a PDF file with QGis and open it in Adobe Illustrator, I cannot select the polygons one by one but only all together... See picture below With a PDF exported with another GIS software, ...
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Symbol levels not working with Illustrator export

I use symbol levels to represent different overlaying lines by importance from a field value. The red lines are more important and yellow less. That's what I get in ArcMap: And now that's what I get ...
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ArcGIS/Adobe Illustrator/Adobe Photoshop: Create blend between two shapes

I have a landuse layer as an ArcGIS shapefile which looks like this (here only a small sample part) The round shape of the lightgreen area results from a buffer and as the borders of this feature ...
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Turning “normal” Vector Data into a GIS

I have a map in Adobe Illustrator with several vector layers. ( Therefore the vector data have no spatial reference and no attributes. What is the best way to turn these vector data into a GIS and ...
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Importing shapefile (.shp) in Adobe Illustrator

I am working in ArcGIS, I need to import the shapefiles with all layers, to adobe illustrator. Can anyone suggest the steps doing this?
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How to add geospatial info to an existing PDF?

I work with a small non-profit mountain bike trail advocacy organizationand as a result have created a number of PDF-based maps. These are all Mercator projection, built off of OpenStreetMap data, and ...
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How to export a GTiff with its GDAL colour table, in GRASS, which is suitable for Adobe Illustrator?

I've created a new raster in GRASS, starting from a dem and using the commands r.relief and r.shade. Now I would like to export this new raster as a georeferenced image and import it in Adobe ...
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Importing raster from ArcMap to Adobe?

I am currently working with 3 data frames in ArcMap. I exported them to pdf then Adobe Illustrator. I noticed that 2 of the data frames that include rasters come up with striped layers on them (while ...
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Parts of geometry disappearing in QGIS export to Illustrator PDF?

I'm having this issue with certain polygons when I export to PDF. Everything looks fine in QGIS, everything fine in print composer, everything fine in the PDF as viewed in Preview or Adobe Reader. ...
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Quick method to evaluate MXD project for dashed line

ArcMap export of a layout to Adobe Illustrator file converts all dashed-line symbology into dashes or dots that are not selectable as one object. How can I use ArcObjects .NET to access symbol ...
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SVG from QGIS to Illustrator CC gets wrong stroke widths

When I export SVG files from QGIS using the Print composer the stroke widths become a lot wider when importing into Adobe Illustrator. It seems like the stroke width in the SVG translates differently ...
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Create multiple bar graphs out of a single data table

I have data for obesity rates and alcohol consumption for 20 different countries, all in the same data table. I want to create 20 separate bar graphs, which I can then place over each country to show ...
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SVG Issues in QGIS API

I'm using QGIS-2.4.0 to developing an application. I created my own custom MapCanvasItem for showing SVG. It is great to load a SVG from symbol library that QGIS provides(such as d:\QGIS Chugiak\...
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Transferring annotations from ArcMap to MAPublisher?

I'm collaborating with a designer who's using Avenza MAPublisher, while I'm using ArcMap Basic. We're still figuring out where the handover between GIS and Illustrator will be. Can I create labels or ...
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How can I use data from PDF map?

I have a map over Sweden with plenty of data represented as circles of various sizes. The map is saved as PDF from Illustrator, fully editable. I wonder if there is any way I could get these circles ...
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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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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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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 less problems (there may have been a couple of ...