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    Script to Embed all images in Illustrator CS5

    i need, when export PDF to embed all images, pdf, .ai inside my file of illustrator

    someone knows a script?

    thanks

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    Quote Originally Posted by mao72 View Post
    i need, when export PDF to embed all images, pdf, .ai inside my file of illustrator

    someone knows a script?

    thanks
    ???
    when you export a pdf all images are automatically embedded. what do you mean?

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    clarification

    you want to export the illustrator file as a pdf with the extra option to embed the original illustrator artwork

    right?

    and about that original illustrator artwork being embedded / attached in your pdf file, you want to make sure that one has all the images embedded when reopened in illustrator again

    right?

    than your lucky

    just click "include linked files" in the options section of the illustrator ai format saving dialog box. reopen the file and now save as pdf, now you dont need a script, and it will always work.

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    perfect momo.cassiopeia

    thanks

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    when you export a pdf all images are automatically embedded. But you can create action if you like. Script writing is not necessarily

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    Quote Originally Posted by Zhimbey View Post
    when you export a pdf all images are automatically embedded. But you can create action if you like. Script writing is not necessarily
    momo.cassiopeia has understood perfectly

    ...you want to make sure that one has all the images embedded when reopened in illustrator again

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    Quote Originally Posted by momo.cassiopeia View Post
    just click "include linked files" in the options section of the illustrator ai format saving dialog box. reopen the file and now save as pdf, now you dont need a script, and it will always work.
    or just click "create PDF compatible file" as well. This ai file can then be opened by a PDF reader.

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    PHP Code:
    tell application "Adobe Illustrator" 
    set thisDoc to current document 
    embed placed items of thisDoc 
    end tell 
    this script makes what I wanted

    you can save it

    Predefiniti/IT_it/Script (italian version)

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    Quote Originally Posted by mao72 View Post
    this script makes what I wanted
    since this is applescript we now know that you are on a mac, but if all you wanted to do is to embed all linked files you could do this in the links panel as well. a script would imho only be useful if you could assign shortcuts to it or start it via actions but both is not possible with illustrator. So i don't get the benefit. could you please explain?

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    Just checked 'Include link files' when you save after enter name of file.

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    Quote Originally Posted by momo.cassiopeia View Post
    you want to export the illustrator file as a pdf with the extra option to embed the original illustrator artwork

    right?

    and about that original illustrator artwork being embedded / attached in your pdf file, you want to make sure that one has all the images embedded when reopened in illustrator again

    right?

    than your lucky

    just click "include linked files" in the options section of the illustrator ai format saving dialog box. reopen the file and now save as pdf, now you dont need a script, and it will always work.
    u can embbed image to ai file, but i think it is not need when u are working.
    cause u'll be difficult to edit or change original image (by photoshop ex)

    when u finish your work, best way is export to PDF (always include all image automatic)

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    i always checked "embeded" in all image

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