UPC-A barcode in Adobe Illustrator using a script

An instructional image featuring a step-by-step guide on creating a UPC-12 barcode in Adobe Illustrator. The background is divided diagonally with a soft gradient from beige to teal. On the left, a large number '041220318834' points with an arrow towards a barcode on the right, which displays the same number underneath. Above in bold text reads "Create UPC-12 BARCODE in Adobe Illustrator

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

New Document Profiles: Save Your Default Settings

Change Document Profiles

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. […]