Is it possible to copy paste Photoshop Layer to Illustrator?

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Apr 17, 2022 Apr 17, 2022

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Dear all,

I have tried many times, copy and paste Photoshop layer to Illustrator, but whenever i try to paste, the 'paste menu' in illustrator greyed out.

I can easily copy and paste object from illustrator to Photoshop, but not copy paste from photoshop to illustrator. Did i miss something?

Thanks all.

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Adobe Community Professional , Apr 17, 2022 Apr 17, 2022
A layer in Photoshop and a layer in Illustrator are two different things with two different meanings. Just as Photoshop and Illustrator are two very different applications. Illustrator works with vector data (mathematical formulae), while Photoshop is a raster editor that works with pixels (discrete data points). Illustrator can display flat raster images, but not edit them. Photoshop has some basic, simple vector tools mainly intended as aids for selecting and masking, but can't do advanced...

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A layer in Photoshop and a layer in Illustrator are two different things with two different meanings.

 

Just as Photoshop and Illustrator are two very different applications. Illustrator works with vector data (mathematical formulae), while Photoshop is a raster editor that works with pixels (discrete data points).

 

Illustrator can display flat raster images, but not edit them. Photoshop has some basic, simple vector tools mainly intended as aids for selecting and masking, but can't do advanced vector editing or output.

 

What you need is smart objects in Photoshop or linked objects in Illustrator. Then you use the other application to edit them, while still being part of your master file.

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