Cannot display imported graphics

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Jan 25, 2022 Jan 25, 2022

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Hello!

I faced with a problem and tried many variants, but nothing works. I hope you'll help me.

Our colleagues from Germany sent me a folder with .mif content and reference images (EPS-format) and I should change the content. 

When I open the book in Framemaker, the file cannot find the path to the folder with images and I manually indicate the path to each image.

Then the following message appears: "Cannot display imported graphics. The images will appear as grey boxes". WHY?

I tried many variants to solve this problem, but the result is the same.

Maybe someone faced with the similar problem?

 

Thank you ahead of time for your support!

 

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Jan 25, 2022 Jan 25, 2022

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Try importing one of the graphics into a new FrameMaker document and see how it displays. If the images are EPS, it may be that they don't have previews on them.

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Jan 25, 2022 Jan 25, 2022

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In the past I have encountered corrupted EPS files. 

EPS is a meta format, meaning the images may contain both bitmaps and/or vector graphics.

Additionally, you may be able your files in either Illustrator (drawings) or Photoshop (pictures, or images). 

As a test, can you open the EPS file in either Illustrator or Photoshop and resave as EPS, PDF, or AI/PSD? All these formats can be imported directly into FrameMaker.

If needed, download a 30-day trial of Illustrator and/or Photoshop for the test.

 

-Matt

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Feb 24, 2022 Feb 24, 2022

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I like the title of this post, so I am posting this feature request here:

https://tracker.adobe.com/#/view/FRMAKER-11372

There should be a way to suppress the Cannot display imported graphics message. Please vote for this. I have been asking for this for a long time. Thank you.

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