Use of Illustrator's Artbox bounds while placing in InDesign

New Here ,
Oct 08, 2020 Oct 08, 2020

Copy link to clipboard

Copied

Hello

We are working on a project to convert InDesign files to Illustrator files. All placed files in InDesign work perfectly well. However, for some .ai files placed in InDesign behave erratically.

 

I believe InDesign uses Artbox bounds defined in .ai file as bounding box to place the image. This is true for most .ai files. However, for some files it gives a slightly bigger bounding box in InDesign. This is causing issues in placing this file with same coordinates in .ai file.

 

What I would like to know is, is my assumption that InDesign uses Artbox as bounding box for .ai files?

If not, then can someone tell me how does it arrive at the bounding box for .ai files placed in InDesign?

 

Thank you

Musten Jiruwala

TOPICS
SDK

Views

133

Likes

translate

Translate

Translate

Report

Report
Community Guidelines
Be kind and respectful, give credit to the original source of content, and search for duplicates before posting. Learn more
community guidelines

correct answers 1 Correct Answer

Adobe Community Professional , Oct 08, 2020 Oct 08, 2020
File > Place > Show Import Options and this script... https://indesignsecrets.com/script-show-options-files.php

Likes

translate

Translate

Translate
Adobe Community Professional ,
Oct 08, 2020 Oct 08, 2020

Copy link to clipboard

Copied

File > Place > Show Import Options

and this script...

https://indesignsecrets.com/script-show-options-files.php

Mike Witherell

Likes

translate

Translate

Translate

Report

Report
Community Guidelines
Be kind and respectful, give credit to the original source of content, and search for duplicates before posting. Learn more
community guidelines
New Here ,
Oct 08, 2020 Oct 08, 2020

Copy link to clipboard

Copied

Hello Mike,

Thank you for this pointer! This is very helpful. Much appreciated.

 

Best

Musten

Likes

translate

Translate

Translate

Report

Report
Community Guidelines
Be kind and respectful, give credit to the original source of content, and search for duplicates before posting. Learn more
community guidelines