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2Sticky
Feb 12, 2008, 07:27 AM
I have produced paths of an image in Illustrator and now want to transfer them to Photoshop, I have tried copy and pasting them but I don't get a box asking me how I want them to be transfered, eg as paths, so at the moment they are just transfered as a new layer.

I am using CS version of both programs. Any ideas?



irishgrizzly
Feb 12, 2008, 09:31 AM
I have produced paths of an image in Illustrator and now want to transfer them to Photoshop, I have tried copy and pasting them but I don't get a box asking me how I want them to be transfered, eg as paths, so at the moment they are just transfered as a new layer.

I am using CS version of both programs. Any ideas?

CS2 gives the attached dialog box when pasting paths. I can't remember how to do it in CS. You could try pasting as a layer and them command selecting the layer in the layers palette to get a selection. Then convert this to a path.

AlexisV
Feb 12, 2008, 10:23 AM
Have you tried dragging the path from the Illustrator windows into the PS one?

tlogb
Feb 12, 2008, 11:22 AM
go to the preferences in illustrator and make sure AICB is checked in the file handling & Clipboard screen.

2Sticky
Feb 12, 2008, 04:28 PM
go to the preferences in illustrator and make sure AICB is checked in the file handling & Clipboard screen.

Well done that man! Thanks!

gtr053
Oct 26, 2010, 08:56 AM
I have tried everything and I can't get it to work anymore. I used to always see the Paste As dialog box but I never see it and it always rasterizes the paths. I am working with CS3.