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Special Edition Using Adobe® Illustrator® 10 by Peter Bauer

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Chapter 3. Working with Files In Illustrator

Determining File Format Requirements

A file’s format determines how the file’s information is stored. Different formats store information in different ways and, in some cases, store different information. How the file can be used, and for what, often depends on file format. Print and Web applications require different file formats. What works well for print is not even visible on the Web. Trying to use Web-formatted images to produce high-quality printed materials is an exercise in frustration. Knowing the destination of a file before you begin working can often help prevent ...

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