I want to use the artboard's name for the file name when exporting.

Is there a method to configure Illustrator to use the artboard name as the file name upon export?

  • Hi Manolo. I've edited your question to be a bit more clear. If you feel my edit was unwarranted, please click the EDIT link under the question and revise as you see fit. Thanks.
    – Scott
    Commented Oct 19, 2017 at 15:47
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    And this is a possible duplicate: graphicdesign.stackexchange.com/questions/9216/…
    – Scott
    Commented Oct 19, 2017 at 15:54

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In the Save As... or Export dialogue, check Use Artboards. If you keep the default artboard names, only numbers will be added to the main file name. If you rename the artboards, the new name will be added to the main file name. I don't know how to avoid that the main file name is added before the artboard name. I usually use file renamimg tools (eg. BetterFileRenamer on Mac) to fix those things in a simple drag'n drop procedure.

  • This seems not to work anymore... Though it used to. Is there any new way of doing this?
    – Sheraff
    Commented Aug 15, 2019 at 9:20

Rename the Artboards and then use "Export for screens". This will export with artboard names only.

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