> I work as a comic book letterer, where the industry standard is Adobe
> Illustrator. However, I've remained loyal to Freehand as I've used it since
> version 3.1 and am currently on MX (11.0). I have to export my lettered files
> as EPS files so they can be placed over the artwork TIFF in Quark XPress. All
> works fine (the EPS has a white square behind it in Quark even when the fill
> is set to "none" but if I export the Quark file as an EPS and open this in
> Photoshop, the EPS is transparent as it should be so I guess it's a Freehand
> EPS quirk) EXCEPT that any gradient fills, for example in a sound effect where
> the colour is a red-to-yellow gradient, are showing up in the EPS so that the
> gradient steps are noticeable, and sometimes there are black lines in the
> gradient as well. The files print fine from Freehand, but from the EPS file
> the gradients have this problem - same on screen when opened in Photoshop.
> You can see an example here:
> Does ANYONE have any solutions? My doent resolution is set to 1200dpi and
> this has made no difference.
> Windows XP SP1
> Freehand MX 11.0
> AMD Athlon CPU
> 512MB RAM
> Thanks in advance everyone... I'm on a deadline here and in a huge pickle.