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Offline Sam577

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Illustrator scripting for charts
« on: December 11, 2008, 03:00:16 AM »

Hi,

I'm not technically minded myself but often work with charts from Excel in Illustrator. Are there any scripts or add-ons I can use to remove all the unnecessary clipping masks, compound paths, and groups from Excel charts pasted into Illustrator? Or, if not, is there a good website that advertises the services of Illustrator developers?

Many thanks,
Sam

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Re: Illustrator scripting for charts
« Reply #1 on: December 11, 2008, 05:25:04 PM »
Hi Sam,

Illustrator is quite scriptable. I never attempted waht you are describing so I would know where to begin with an explanation.

And to answer your second question, for all your mac related development needs, go to http:www.macfreelancer.com. This is a free service where you post your requirements and have developers bid on them.
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