So I created a bunch of Illustrator files using the aic format saving on the creative cloud. I now want to set them in indesign for my printer.
I cannot seem to workout a way to place them in Illustrator.
Is it doable? What's your workflow?
Thanks in Advance
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Cloud documents like aic or psdc are not supported by InDesign. So you need to work the traditional way of exchanging/linking the ai or psd files into your INDD documents
Not cool!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Why didn't you tell us we woudn't be able to place these files when illustrator asked us to save them to the cloud for the first time? Placing adobe files in Indesign is is part of a daily workflow for print designers. Workflow matters!!! This software is used by professionals. If you need somene to shape up your UX department give me a call!!
I am also a user like you, you could give suggestions/feedback, report bugs at the following link. These forums are not the place where the engineering team visit quite often, the best chance to catch the eye of Project Mangers is the link given below
Once you post your request, paste its link back here so that anyone wanting this feature can upvote it, the greater the no. of upvotes the larger would be its chance to be picked up early
Just opening .aic docs with "desktop-illustrator" and save in .ai format. It's cool as long as you stay in .aic format, your changes updates to cloud and to your ipad and vice versa.
Placed assets have to be saved to a local network, so if you want placed files to be both local and stored on your cloud server, save them into your local user>Creative Cloud Files folder where they will automatically sync to the Synced files directory in your Adobe cloud account. From there you can share the assets with other users.
The reason for the Illustrator .AIC and Photoshop .PSDC formats is to let you open and edit files on the mobile versions of the apps.
so microsoft - like in the instance of ms project, have disconnected desktop apps from cloud based - less features, additional tiered pricing. adobe obviously saw the dollar signs here too. i have opted to save all of my designs to my pwn storage and maintain the origonal file extension - there is no reason to utlize the adobe cloud and encourage their use of a new file extension type here.
Hi @Russell25291735ohmd ,
Thanks for reaching out and sharing the feedback. Cloud documents are Adobe's cloud-native document file type that can be accessed online or offline directly from within the application. You can access cloud documents on any device (desktop or iPad) if the application is installed.
Feel free to reach out if you have any other questions or feedback.