image showing problem

Illustrator has a less known feature to hide artboard and background. I accidentally activated this with some keyboard shortcut. How do I go back to the normal view?


You turned on the "Transparent Grid". You can go to ViewHide Transparency Grid or hit Command/Ctrl+Shift+D.

  • instead of a transparent view in my case everything beneath my content is white only!? I don't have any borders for my Artboards... – Marten Zander Apr 8 '16 at 11:44

If everything goes white and you want to see the defined artboards, hit Command/Ctrl+Shift+H.

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    Dartboards? Do you mean artboards perhaps? – DᴀʀᴛʜVᴀᴅᴇʀ May 6 '16 at 20:26
  • You mean Darthboards? – Culme Oct 5 '16 at 11:33
  • I edited this so if somebody could clean up these comments? – Lucian May 13 '18 at 8:38
  • @Culme You mean Darth's bored? – Brandito May 15 '18 at 5:21

protected by DᴀʀᴛʜVᴀᴅᴇʀ May 6 '16 at 20:26

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