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Adobe Creative Cloud Design Tools All-in-One For Dummies by Jennifer Smith

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Chapter 13: Using Your Illustrator Images

In This Chapter

  • Saving Illustrator files
  • Exporting files for use in other applications
  • Preparing art for the web
  • Flattening your transparency
  • Printing in Illustrator

So you have beautiful artwork but aren't sure how to remove it from your screen. You could have a party and invite all interested clients to stand around your monitor and admire it or share or sell your artwork by posting it on the Internet or printing it.

In this chapter, you discover how to use your illustrations in a variety of workflows, from using Illustrator files in page layout programs to exporting files for Photoshop (and other programs) and the web. This chapter helps you use your artwork effectively and understand the saving and flattening choices available in Adobe Illustrator.

Saving and Exporting Illustrator Files

In this section, you discover how general choices differ in the Save As dialog box (choose FileImageSave As) and describe their benefits.

When you choose FileImageSave or FileImageSave As, you save your file in one of these formats: Adobe Illustrator, EPS, PDF, EPS, AIT (Illustrator Template), SVG, SVG Compressed, or Template. You read about all these formats throughout ...

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