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How do I collect files in Illustrator?

How do I collect files in Illustrator?

Choose File > Package to copy the Illustrator (AI) document, fonts used, and any linked graphics. In the Package dialog box, choose a location for the folder Illustrator creates, to copy the packaged content into. Change the name of the folder if needed. Click Package and then click OK.

How do I Import Illustrator files into After Effects?

Open After Effects and go to File > Import > File. Select your Illustrator file and, at the bottom where it says Import As, make sure to select Composition – Retain Layer Sizes.

Do you need to package Illustrator files?

Share your artwork with others using the Package command. When you need to send someone an Illustrator file, maybe so they can work on a file or print it, you need to package the file to ensure all the necessary components are sent with it.

How do I collect files in Illustrator cs6?

Using the Collect for Output script:

  1. Open the document that you want to package/collect for output.
  2. On the menu, go File > Scripts > Other Script.
  3. The execute script panel will pop up.
  4. Choose CollectForOutput.
  5. Now follow the directions (it will ask to save the document first and then for a destination folder)

How do you save an AI file in Illustrator?

Save in Illustrator format

  1. Choose File > Save As or File > Save A Copy.
  2. Type a filename, and choose a location for the file.
  3. Choose Illustrator (*. AI) as the file format, and click Save.
  4. In the Illustrator Options dialog box, set the desired options and click OK: Version.

Can you use Illustrator files in After Effects?

To bring an Illustrator file into After Effects you just need to use Command+ I, or alternatively, File>Import. When you import your project file, you will see a few options appear; You’ll want to choose to Import as: Footage. Composition.

How do I turn an Illustrator file into a shape in after effects?

Convert an Illustrator layer into a shape layer

  1. Select the Illustrator layer to convert.
  2. Go to Layer > Create > Create Shapes from Vector Layer.
  3. Open and adjust the layer options for the newly created shape layer to take advantage of the unique animation possibilities provided by shape layers.

What does package do in Illustrator?

The Package tool collects copies of everything into one folder: the Illustrator file, linked graphics, fonts, and a report summary. You can send that folder to whoever needs it and they’ll be able to view, edit, and/or print the Illustrator file.

How do I turn an Illustrator File into a shape in After Effects?

Can you copy and paste from Illustrator to After Effects?

We all know you can copy and paste vector paths from Illustrator to After Effects as mask paths and motion paths (you did know that, right?). (Note: After Effects CS6 has introduced a new menu function to convert Illustrator files directly to shape layers.

How to import Adobe Illustrator files into after effects?

Select your text and copy (Command + C), switch over to After Effects, use the text tool (Command + T) and click in your comp, then Paste (Command + V) the text. All the color and sizing, leading an kerning should stay the same as long as your comp in AE is the same size as the Artboard in Illustrator.

Do you have to use After Effects CC 2015?

There are reasons to migrate to CC 2015, and reasons to continue to use CC 2014 (which we’ll touch on throughout this article). Therefore, the After Effects team strongly recommends that you keep both versions installed on your computer. That’s not the default behavior.

What happens when you merge AI and illustrator?

When merging text from AI to AE, you will most-likely lose any effects you applied in Illustrator, but if you want to re-apply that style in After Effects, you’ll be able to go over to the Appearance panel in Illustrator to find your effect and the parameters of it to add to your text now that it’s in After Effects.

Can a library be dragged to a document in illustrator?

Illustrator assets dragged from a library were ‘unlinked assets’. However, from Illustrator CC 2015 onwards, with the linked assets feature, an asset dragged from a library to a document is a ‘linked asset’. This is the default behavior.

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