How to Use the Links panel in Illustrator Print Production


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Using the Links panel in Illustrator

Illustrator gives you some options for handling placed graphics. You can embed them or you can link to them. Now embedding is going to increase your file size, but it facilitates portability. If you still have access to the original graphics, you can modify them even if they're embedded and replace the embedded versions, but there's no warning that that linked original has been changed. So I'm opening up this Illustrator file, and I get this little error message. So I know that I'm going to have some problems. Let's see what's going on. So it says Choose Replace to find another file or ignore to leave it unchanged.

I think I know where this file is. So I'm going to choose Replace and I'm going to go hunting for it, and it tells you at the top what the name of the file is because at about that moment you have forgotten what you're looking for. Big long 95. There we go! There's my replacement. When I click Replace, it says, well, we're still missing som...

Using the Links panel in Illustrator
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Using the Links panel in Illustrator provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Claudia McCue as part of the Print Production Fundamentals

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