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 Function Keys and Action Buttons: Quick Access to Your Scripts.
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 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 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 Customize the Filename Text Appearance in Your PagesDateName Script (Part 2)
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 Add Page Numbers, Date and Filename in Adobe Illustrator using a Script (Part 1)
With this script you can quickly create a list of colors you use in a selected object or a group of objects. The ColorList is a combination of an action and a script for Adobe Illustrator. In this blog post I want to explain how to install and use it. Below you can see the … Read more ColorList Script: make a list of colors from a selection
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 No more frustrating LastFinalRealFINAL_5.ai Files
In this blog post, I want to show how you can overwrite New Document Profiles and save your defaults this way. We may not always be happy about some of Adobe Illustrator’s defaults, but mostly we accept them. This is not necessary. We can change some of them, so we adapt them to our needs. … Read more New Document Profiles: Save Your Default Settings
Previously I wrote about how to change the Default Graphic Style to your preferred version. In this post, I’ll tell you how to change the Default Font, (which in Adobe Illustrator always is Myriad Pro) to another font. It is very easy to change the Default font from Myriad Pro to something else. You can … Read more Change Default Font from Myriad Pro to Your Favourite Font
With this blog post, I’ll give an overview of the Pantone Connect extension. The most useful feature of this extension is ability to convert Pantone colors directly in your Adobe application. There are two reasons I thinks it’s a good time to write about it. 1. It’s Free until 1 of July Due to COVID-19 … Read more Why would we want Pantone Connect?
By creating and using templates in Adobe Illustrator you’ll save time and keep consistency throughout your project. Good templates can be very beneficial for your workflow. Designers, as well as a lot of other people, prefer visual information. So I decided to make a one page visual PDF for some of my blog posts. You … Read more Templates save time and keep consistency throughout project