Referenced files in Illustrator & PDFs? [resolved]

Discussion in 'Design and Graphics' started by bigandy, Feb 28, 2008.

  1. macrumors G3


    Apr 30, 2004
    I've got a very basic poster that I need to update, and have found the Illustrator CS3 file and a PDF copy.

    The PDF comes in as 1.5mb and has the images embedded fine - but the .ai file doesn't seem to have them, despite being 2 images, 2 lines of text, and a line or two (and at 2.3mb you'd have thought the pics could well be in there).

    Is there:

    a) any way I can find the images embedded in the .ai file?

    b) any simple way I can *edit* a line of the pdf text in Acrobat 8 Pro? 'cause it certainly doesn't want to let me...

    c) edit the pdf in Illustrator? when I open it in preview/acrobat, the images come up fine, but in Illustrator, the images don't show up.


    [edit] sorted it - noted photoshop can extract the images :)[/edit]

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