UPC-A barcode in Adobe Illustrator using a script

What about, if you could generate UPC-A (UPC12) in Adobe Illustrator by replacing all 12-digit text in your open document with a working barcode? This free script creates barcodes that will follow the placement, size and rotation of your barcode text. Isn’t it smart and easy?Finally, I found time to write this blog post, where … Read more

EAN-13 in Adobe Illustrator with this free script.

Replace text with EAN 13 barcode

Generate EAN-13 in Adobe Illustrator by replacing all 13-digit text in your open document with a working barcode. The created barcode will follow the placement, size and rotation of your barcode text. Isn’t it smart and easy?In this blog post, I’ll describe how the EAN-13 barcode script works and cover the known issues. The EAN-13 … Read more

Function Keys and Action Buttons: Quick Access to Your Scripts.

In this blog post, I describe how to make quick access to your scripts by using function keys, and action buttons. As an example, I use my scripts that add pages, date and file names to your document. You can download these scripts here and read instructions on how you can adjust them to your … Read more

Adjust Date and Page Numbers in your PagesDateName Script (Part 3)

Do you want to learn how to add page numbers, date and name of your document in Adobe Illustrator? Here I can introduce you to a script that can do it. Scripting for Adobe Illustrator can open new possibilities and speed up your workflows. In this post I’ll show you how to edit Date and … Read more

Customize the Filename Text Appearance in Your PagesDateName Script (Part 2)

Do you want to learn how to add page numbers, date and name of your document in Adobe illustrator? Here I introduce you to a script that can do it. Scripting for Adobe Illustrator can open new possibilities and speed up your workflows. In this post I’ll show which part of the PagesDateName script you … Read more

Add Page Numbers, Date and Filename in Adobe Illustrator using a Script (Part 1)

Do you want to learn how to automatically add page numbers, date and name of your document to your illustration in Adobe illustrator? Here I can introduce you to a script, that can do it. Scripting for Adobe Illustrator will open new possibilities and speed up your workflows. Adobe Illustrator is not InDesign, but as … Read more

No more frustrating LastFinalRealFINAL_5.ai Files

Cover image to version history

If you save your document in the Creative Cloud, you can track Version History of your file directly from Adobe Illustrator. It’s not necessary anymore to save hundreds of versions of the same file. This is a very nice and helpful feature. The Version History works with documents saved in Adobe Creative Cloud. You already … Read more