Adobe Illustrator Can't open the illustration.

Adobe Adobe illustrator cs6 mac
November 10, 2015 at 04:21:56
Specs: mac, i5/4gb
Working in AI 10.3 on a Mac, opened a file to update, Save, closed and later tried re-opening the file and got the following message: Can't open the illustration. The illustration contains an incomplete or garbled object description.

offending operator: ','
Context:

/Basic Filter:
(Abode ArtOnPath Brush Tool) 1 0 /Filter ,
(Art Brush Tool) / PluginFileName ,
(Art Brush) /Title ,

The same file will get the same message in AI CS on this or any other Mac in the office. Clicking the ok button will open the file but the is nothing shown in the window besides the basic AI screen.

(We are using AI 10 due to compatiblity issue between us and our vendors.)
Is there away to repair this file or get the data out of it? This is a project that is still in progress.


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#1
November 10, 2015 at 12:13:16
I found this:

Using Illustrator's content recovery mode, remove the malformed binary data entries.

Enable the content recovery mode, then run the recovery on the files to covert them to a format that can be modified in a text editor. A complete explanation is available in How to enable content recovery mode in Illustrator CS2 or later.

Open the recovered copy of the file in a plain text editor such as TextEdit (Mac OS) or Word Pad (Windows). Use a more traditional word-processing application and save the file as plain text without allowing a hidden .txt extension to be added.

Search for the following string:

%_/Binary: /ASCII85Decode

This string is followed with text that includes a tilde followed with a greater-than sign:
~>

The subsequent line is in the form of:

%_; (hItem) ,

where hItem can be some different dictionary key name.
Select the text beginning with "%_/Binary" through and including "%_; (hItem) ,"
Delete the selected text.
Repeat the search to find additional instances, and if found, repeat the deletion.
Save the file.
Open the file in Illustrator, and choose File > Save As and save with a new name.
Close the file.


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#2
November 11, 2015 at 04:39:34
I haven't had your problem before so I can't give you lots of advice, but I have found this link that may or may not shed some light on your problem.
https://forums.adobe.com/message/64...

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