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Batch cleaning ArcMap exported Illustrator files

I outline how to build a simple batch action to clean up large quantities of ArcMap’s own brand of Illustrator file. Typically, ArcMap includes a thousand clipping paths and totally destroys curved text paths. Let’s clean that mess up to give us a fresh start in Adobe Illustrator.

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Exporting better hillshades from ArcMap

I recently created a walkthrough that describes how I generate a higher quality hillshade from ArcMap by using the “export data” option to obtain a 16bit grayscale Tiff.  There are a few tricks to processing this image in Photoshop to obtain a usable image, but the end result is much better than the default ArcMap […]

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