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I have 38 artboards with many objects on them. Suddenly I found out I need to add an artboard between two of exist artboards. Artboards Panel just can add artboards at the end of existing sheets, but can't add between exist them. I guess I should add an artboard, then move all artboards to the next sheet one by one, then delete unnecessary ones to get a blank one between those two specific that I want. This is an annoying, time-wasting task. what's your suggestion in this situation? If AI doens't do it, It should add this ability for the next version soon!

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You can change the artboard order by clicking and dragging them in the Artboards panel. Then you can rearrange them into the correct order.

In the example below I have added an artboard shown as "1a" at the bottom. I want to move this between 1 and 2. Note that the names of the artboards don't matter, only the order in which they appear in the Artboards panel.

  1. Click on Window > Artboards

  2. Click and drag the bottom artboard (9) into the 2nd position

Example:

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  1. Click on Document Setup > Edit Artboards > Rearrange All

  2. Set the required number of columns and hit OK, and the artboards will be rearranged into the correct order.

Example:

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  • Wow!, didn't know that cool trick to rearrange artboards. It's really time-saving technic to create and get new artboards between already created artboards. Great Job Billy! – Masoud Moghaddam Oct 19 at 14:46

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