Files had to be EPS10 and 8 at the same time?

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-Luca_Luppi-
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Posted Wed Jan 23, 2013 9:25PM

Hello everyone, I'm new in this funny community.


I have a question about file formats. I don't understand how a file must be Esp 10 and 8 compatible at the same time.


I have CS6, and saving a file as EPS10 format modify it in a 3.1 version (reading the file as text)


 


Assuming this paragraph of the manual :

Vector EPS File

The AI10 compatible EPS file is critical to your file's acceptance: without it we can't review your submission. But what if you're not using Illustrator and aren't sure you've saved the right EPS version? Easy. Open your EPS file into a text editing program and look at the top line of text. Your EPS file must read '3.0' or lower ('3.1' means the file is not AI8 compatible)


 


I'm not allowed to submit 3.1 files and so EPS10 files?


I think I missed something here.


 


Thanks in advance for your replyes


Sorry for the bad english


Luca
diane555
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Posted Thu Jan 24, 2013 6:28AM
Sorry for the confusion. You can submit eps8 or eps10 files. If you saved as EPS10 you must include this information in the description.

Example: EPS10. Drop shadows used (or whatever effects it contains).

This is to help buyers so they know what to expect.

(Edited on 2013-01-24 06:29:34 by diane555)
FreeTransform
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Posted Thu Jan 24, 2013 8:26AM
Looks like they missed a couple of things when they updated the training manual:

It's critical that your JPEG preview match your illustration, so double-check that you're uploading the correct preview with your vector EPS. The color, subject matter and composition of your JPEG must accurately reflect your AI8 EPS, or your illustration will be declined.
bortonia
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Posted Thu Jan 24, 2013 9:39AM
Yes, that sentence should have been deleted, it was missed for some reason. We've had a change request in for a while now, I'll see if I can bump the priority again. In the meantime our most up-to-date file format information can be found in this thread if you need it!

(Edited on 2013-01-24 09:41:02 by bortonia)
-Luca_Luppi-
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Posted Thu Jan 24, 2013 2:28PM

Thank you guys for the help, I spent hours to let coincide all the informations.


I think that the Quiz is whrong too. Actually I don't know if I can spoiler the question in a public forum, anyway the question is about the file format... the reply talk about EPS8 !!?


Luca
bortonia
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Posted Thu Jan 24, 2013 8:24PM
Sigh, I just checked and you're right, the quiz is also wrong. I'll see what I can do, thanks for letting me know!
-Luca_Luppi-
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Posted Fri Jan 25, 2013 3:09PM

You are welcome, I'm glad to be useful in this community. Anyway I passed the quiz despite the triky question


Just a question, how mutch time could need for the approval of the first three samples?


 
bortonia
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Posted Fri Jan 25, 2013 3:15PM
It can vary a bit, depending on how busy we get. But you shouldn't have to wait more than a few days for review. Also, sometimes the emails that you're sent can end up in a Junk Mail folder so if you get spam, double check to make sure it's not your application review before deleting it!
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