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PC and Mac file issues

Discussion in 'Channel Zero' started by the_gooch, Jul 23, 2004.

  1. the_gooch

    the_gooch 12oz Loyalist

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    PC and Mac file issues

    Discussion started by the_gooch - Jul 23, 2004

    Ok here is the deal: my friend saved illustrator 7 Mac files to disk for me, and my PC is unable to open them. Well actually nothing is popping up at all, no icons, nothing. I assumed that he saved them so i would be able to open them cause i have been able to in the past when others have done the same.

    I suppose there is no way of me being able to open them on pc.

    I was thinking of going to Kinko’s and opening them on a Mac then emailing them to myself.

    My friend is a little out of the loop, is there a way I can have him save the files so I can open them on a pc??

    Thanks in advance for advice, wise ass remarks, or photos with no text.
     
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  2. diggity

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    diggity - Replied Jul 23, 2004

    call me mister nice guy.

    email them over to me and i'll try to convert them for ya.

    what version of illustrator are you using on the PC?

    diggity@12ozprophet.com
     
  3. <KEY3>

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    <KEY3> - Replied Jul 23, 2004

    digs lending the helping hand.


    you might need 'mac opener' to see the cd volume.
    I bet the files are there and it's just a disc read error.

    but if diggity's helping out... no need for me.






    asides from posting a random picture!!!!

    [​IMG]
     
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  4. the_gooch

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    the_gooch - Replied Jul 23, 2004

    i think i got a friend locally who is gonna hook it up. like i said, nothing is showing up at all when i put the disk in. so even if i wanted to email them to you i couldn't. thanks though.
     
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    Teh0wnz - Replied Jul 23, 2004

    The disk was probably formatted on a macintosh, which makes it unreadable on a pc (in most cases, I'm sure).
     
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    bigpoppa.k - Replied Jul 23, 2004

    pc's can't read mac formatted disks, but macs can read pc formatted disks.
     
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