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Why am I getting a white box around image dragged from AI?

Feb 21, 2013 2:39 PM

Hello,

 

I've read the threads here about import options and selecting transparent bg for AI files.

 

But I am using an AI file as a source that has lots of elements that I'd like to drag/copy-paste into ID individually.  When I do this the image gains a white box.

 

I've tried the clipping path/options route.  It is not available as a choice.

 

Will I be forced to create many new AI files of each individual object that I want in my ID layout and then import?

 

Hoping not.

 

Thanks in advance,

John

 
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    Feb 21, 2013 3:27 PM   in reply to jct2012

    Hello John,

     

    What is the content of the AI files--vector, vector with bitmap effects, a mix of vector and bitmap elements?

     

    Have you tried saving the AI file and placing it?

     

    Mike

     
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