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PC-document to be opened on a Mac

PC-document to be opened on a Mac

PC-document to be opened on a Mac

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What do I do in Illustrator 9.0 to be able to save a drawing and open it on a Mac? The error message on the Mac says something about no program associated with the file...

Thanks

RE: PC-document to be opened on a Mac

Macs and PCs associate files with programs in different ways. However, despite the error message, the file is probably still fine. Instead of double-clicking to open it, open Illustrator first, then use File > Open and it should work ok. Once you save it again on the Mac, you'll be able to double-click it again.

RE: PC-document to be opened on a Mac

To reiderate, Mac keep their headers (creator info) inside the file, PC's tack theirs on to the end of the file name via a 2 or 3 letter abbreviation. (why is abbreviation such a long word?) In the case that you are bringing a mac file over to a pc, you would only need to change the file name so that it has the correct extension.

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