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About Representation effect in illustrator

June 19 2011 | 0 comments
Categories: Publishing

I used "Move Tool" in representation toolbar to adjust the pattern of polygons. But, they don't take effect when I exported the map to AI format and opened it in illustrator.
Do you have any suggestion for this?

Thanks a lot.

Mapping Center Answer:

While we do provide the ability to export to AI format, we cannot control certain aspects of the symbology and graphics that Adobe products import. See the following Knowledge Base article: http://support.esri.com/en/knowledgebase/techarticles/detail/30367.

When doing map finishing in Illustrator and using complex polygon pattern fills, we recommend using a simple, non-transparent, polygon fill in ArcMap before export, and then applying the fill pattern in Illustrator.

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