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Is there a way to have InDesign respect the artboard set in Illustrator?


Question

When placing a *.ai in InDesign, InDesign auto-crops the frame if part of the Illustrator artboard is empty. Even if I outline the Illustrator artboard with a no-stroke, no-fill rectangle, InDesign will lop off the part where it sees no ink.

Is there a way to have InDesign respect the Illustrator artboard size?

2016/03/02
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Accepted Answer

When placing an ai file

  1. Check the checkbox Show options and
  2. Then in the new modal window, select Crop to: Crop

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2014/02/18
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2/18/2014 3:34:00 PM