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Solved Change PDF back to an eps file


Zoz

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#1
Hi,

I had an eps file which I wanted to view (I don't have the supporting program for this type of file) so I right clicked and opened with Adobe Acrobat and now all my eps files have changed to Adobe Acrobat (pdf's) files! - the default programme for opening these files has changed, I cant seem to change this/open with as I don't have the supported programme to select in the first place.

How do I change them back? and stop this happening to further eps files I hold? I can see on my outlook emails coming through that the eps files are showing as pdf's.

Any help would be much appreciated, I cant seem to find a way around this.

Thanks
 

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broe23

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Just use Gimp to open them. Go into Default programs and re-associate the files to Adobe Illustrator. You can also use Adobe's Creative Cloud for those files.
 

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Zoz

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I don't have Adobe Illustrator so cant re-associate the file. I try to download a trial version to do this.
 

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Zoz

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Thanks for your help, I downloaded a trial on Adobe Illustrator and then changed the default programme and hey presto they all changed back!
 

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broe23

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Gimp will also let you Export the file back to what you want.
 

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    AMD E1-1200 APU with Radeon (tm) HD Graphics 1.40 GHZ
    Memory
    12GB
    Graphics Card(s)
    AMD Radeon™ HD 7310 Graphics
    Sound Card
    Realtek HD
    Monitor(s) Displays
    LCD
    Screen Resolution
    1366 x 768
    Hard Drives
    Crucial M500 240GB SSD
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    Logitech M525
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    45/6 - ATT U-Verse
    Browser
    Google Chrome
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    None needed. It is Linux.
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