Placing files via import


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Placing files via import

If you've gone through the trouble of setting up a document, you don't really want to use the Open command because that's going to open up a separate document and you're going to lose the template features that you've already set up. For example, the Video Action Safe guides the Transparency Grid multiple views. So, the best thing to do then, is to place a file. Now, the file I got open is placingfiles.ai, which is in Bringing Art Work Into Illustrator folder. And into there, I am going to place a file by going to File > Place. Okay, that's going to open up the Place dialog box where I can choose the file that I want to place, which here I've called File to Place funnily enough. Now, this is a multilayered Photoshop file.

Now, the difference between opening the file and placing the file is, when you place the file, you don't get the options to bring in multiple layers. It just brings in as a flattened Photoshop file and you can see here I ...

Placing files via import
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Placing files via import provides you with in-depth training on 3D + Animation. Taught by Angie Taylor as part of the Animated Character Design with Illustrator

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