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When importing an .ARD file into Adobe® Illustrator® CS6/CC the layers palette will show the imported .ARD layer but does not show its sub-layers. There are no issues when importing this file to Adobe® Illustrator® CS5.


Place an .ARD file in AICS6 or AICC. The sub-layers for the .ARD file sometimes do not show in the Layers palette.


This is an Adobe® Illustrator® issue. See these articles on Adobe's Website:

According to the solution provided in the above link, you can resolve this issue by activating the Verdana font, presumably the italic version specifically, either with Suitcase or with Font Book.

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Applies to

DeskPack Plugins for Adobe® Illustrator® 12.0 and newer

Last revised01-Apr-14
CW NumberEA183354