I am using Adobe Illustrator CC 25.2.1 on Windows 10 Pro.

After launching Illustrator, I click "Create new" and choose "HDV/HDTV 1080" document type under the Film & Video tab.

When I do this, the artboard with the selected specification is created but is placed within another, giant artboard of dimensions 14400 px by 14400 px. I have to manually delete the larger artboard.

Is this default behavior or do I have some setting off in my configuration?

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    This seems to be a default behavior when using any of the film and video presets. You can delete the second artboard and create a new preset. Not sure why this happens.
    – AndrewH
    Commented Mar 31, 2021 at 14:33
  • @AndrewH Thank you so much.
    – Sabuncu
    Commented Mar 31, 2021 at 14:34

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I found the following explanation in this book: The Adobe Illustrator WOW! Book for CS6 and CC 2e (Steuer) [2019]

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So the larger artboard is being created in preparation for importing into AE.

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