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PDF to Wildfire

cncwhiz

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I am trying to import a pdf file into wildfire. I downloaded the illistrator and saved as a ".AI". When I try to open it the ".AI" is in the drop down menu. I open the file and it gives me an error "can not construct part with geometry"? WTF.





 

mgnt8

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The AI file has got to be a vector which I believe means that the original PDF needs to be a vector also. Apparently, some PDF's are vectors and some are rasters. There's a way to tell the difference but I never really understood it. Your best bet is to convert that PDF to a DXF. There are some programs out there that canaccomplish this,but the one I like is Ghostscript's GSview.
 

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