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Exporting multiple artboards from Illustrator to inDesign

Dec 6, 2012 5:24 AM

Tags: #illustrator #export #indesign

Hi everybody,

 

I've got a document created in illustrator (40+ artboards) and I'd like to get into inDesign and still be able to edit the text/images etc in inDesign itself. Obviously I can place individual pages, but I need them to be editable in inDesign.

 

Anyway of doing this?

 

Thanks!

 
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    Dec 6, 2012 6:21 AM   in reply to blergh99

    Hmm AI files are not editable in InDesign directly you would have to edit them in Illustrtor and have them updated i ID?

     

    Have you ever been able to edit art from Illustrator directl in ID? I do not think there is a way to edit placed files in ID. Even if they are cut an pasted from another app.

     
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    Dec 6, 2012 6:31 AM   in reply to blergh99

    Copy the stuff one by one from Illustrator into InDesign.

     

    Be careful with text: you can't copy/paste text object, you'll have to select the text.

     

    Might be better to export the text as rtf or txt from Illudtrator and import into InDesign.

     
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    Dec 6, 2012 6:50 AM   in reply to blergh99

    There is no such way.

     
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