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    gradient in Illustrator

    Hi will give that a go! I did fiddle around but never achieved a straight graduate effect out from the middle - it sounds like it should be simple but weirdly I seem to be having problems! Thanks again
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    gradient in Illustrator

    Hi I need to create a 2 colour (grey and white) gradient effect to a rectangle shape I have created in Illustrator and need the grey to be in middle and lighten /graduate both the top and bottom. I can create a gradient starting from the top or bottom easy enough but am puzzled as to how...
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    Inventor files into Illustrator?

    Hi I wonder if someone can help?... I have a client who does drawings in Inventor for their business - I am working on their website and we would like to be able to take some Inventor files into Illustrator to play around them. They cannot export the Inventor files as an eps but can...
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    2 fold leaflet cost required

    Hi there I am looking for a cost for: 500 x full colour, 2 fold leaflets on thick uncoated recycled paper (not silk or gloss) either 148mm deep x 540mm wide or 148mm deep x 630mm wide. They need to have 2 x creases as will be folded. I can supply all artwork and delivery would be...
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    Arabic text - Illustrator CS2

    Hi I did do something similar - it flipped/reflected it horizontally but not the letters! The client supplied it in Word and it looked like is should but once in Illustrator it didn't. I wonder if Photoshop would be the same? will go and try that now.. Thanks
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    Arabic text - Illustrator CS2

    Hi A client has asked me to duplicate the front design of a business card with Arabic on the back. I am using Illustrator CS2. He has provided the translation and I have various arabic fonts but just realised arabic is back to front!I cannot see any way to successfully display the arabic...
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    Printing Invitations

    Hi If you are interested in using the Envelopments range (its the best out there in terms of choice of colours, patterns, shapes etc) get in touch as I am stopping the wedding stationery so will have a pre-built website (you would need to change logo and company name/contact details + one...
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    Printing Invitations

    Hi For Envelopments there are no trade suppliers in the UK (which is a real pain) and I think anyone that offers Envelopments in the UK is not allowed to sell trade. Printer - I use a local one in Elgin. The person that does them for me also offers wedding stationery which is a bonus as...
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    Printing Invitations

    Hi wow! can't believe it's been nearly 2 years since my post! Anyway have you looked at the Envelopments range of card? They are US based and their range is the best - however the shipping is expensive so you need to dot a couple of orders at once. I use them for all my stationey (see my...
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    PSD file?

    Hi Robert Thanks for the useful post! Very strange indeed! Joanne
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    PSD file?

    yes if the client uses them and they turn out crap I would probably get the blame! I sent them a link to your printing site so hopefully they won't go with the cheap and nasty lot! :icon_biggrin:
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    PSD file?

    hi I was just doing the artwork and sending across - the client wanted to arrange the print themselves! :icon_confused: yes they look cheap don't they! Joanne
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    PSD file?

    Hi Damon Thanks for the reply. Yes I could not understand why they would want a PSD file for print by choice! They seemed to indicate that Photoshop was the new illustrator - I know the Adobe products are meant to be complimentary to each other but Photoshop is still mainly an image...
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    PSD file?

    Hi The client is getting them printed themselves at CardsMadeEasy - High Quality Business Card Printing £2.99 and Free Assistance (Worth Over £100) - cardsmadeeasy - business cards, business cards uk, leaflets, leaflets uk, business cards europe, cheap business cards, free business cards, bu...
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    PSD file?

    Hi I have just designed a postcard for a client using Illustrator (all text and graphics, no images) and sent them the commerical print PDF file which is usually standard. However their printer is asking for a PSD file?! They said that Photoshop is the better option for creating this -...
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