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    Is there a way to un-embed an image in Illustrator like you can in InDesign?

  • #2
    Do you have the image?
    Relink it with 'embed' unchecked.

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    • #3
      Originally posted by PrintDriver
      Do you have the image?
      Relink it with 'embed' unchecked.
      No it was only submitted to me already embedding in the EPS.

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      • #4
        I don't believe so... I struggle with this all the time with our designers. If you find a way, LET ME KNOW!!!!
        Professional Pixel Pusher Designing the world around you. | Working daily to reach 10,000 hours of practice.

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        • #5
          My workaround

          I copy the image from the artwork and pasted into a new doc. Then opened the document into PS and saved a TIFF. Relinked to TIFF in Illy. Seemed to work fine without shifting or resizing.

          If there is any danger of this please let me know.

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          • #6
            A danger other than not knowing the original resolution of the image?
            You could always make a PDF and extract the images in Acrobat and relink them.

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            • #7
              I just clicked on the image and viewed the doc. info to check pixel dimensions and resolution before I opened it in Photoshop.

              I like the PDF route better. I'll try that one instead.

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