Questions tagged [artboard]

Questions about the regions that can contain printable artwork. You resize and set the orientation for your artwork by choosing settings in the Artboard Options dialog box.

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Export artboards in multiple folder with Photoshop

I have a PSD file with several artboards, is there a way to set a specific folder to export each one of them when export with the command cmd + alt + maj + w (or Export as)? The key is that I cannot ...
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Adobe Illustrator: how to reset viewing angle with Astute Graphics plugins installed?

Everything on my artboard is rotated and don't know how to fix that. I've just installed Astute Graphics plugins and after 3 hours of using Illustrator, this is happening.
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Illustrator - How to export artboard in .ai format with only what's inside artboard

I have a huge map made in Illustrator. I made 30 artboards in this map and would like to make an .ai file from each artboard in order to work with smaller files. But each time I save using .ai and ...
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Only navigator shows changes in Illustrator CC 2015 [duplicate]

Pretty much you can see that this line won't show visual change. When i try to change the stroke it shows only in the navigator bar but o
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can we apply one background to multiple artboards in photoshop

my question is specific to adobe artboards. i have 4 artboards of same dimensions of 1080px by 1080px. now i want to take only 1 background image that will split into all artboards. generally all ...
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How to prepare a graphene oxide nanosheets (with wavy or undulations) using Inkscape [closed]

This is the picture of graphene oxide which I copied from a journal paper. How to create this kind of drawing using Inkscape ? I have tried to create the diagram, like a flat sheet.That is also ...
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Can I make a group of artboards in Photoshop?

I have about 20 artboards in my Photoshop project with many different subjects (3 or 4 artboards for each subject) and I want to separate them (like turn them on and off per group). So, can i make a ...
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In Affinity Designer, How do I export a document with multiple artboards to a single page PDF file

In Affinity Designer 1.7 (Desktop), when exporting a document with multiple artboards to PDF, each artboard is placed in a different page inside the PDF file. How do I avoid this behaviour and export ...
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Illustrator CC 2019 No canvas in new file

I recently Updated Illustrator to 2019 CC and now each time I create a new file, the Artboard is not shown or probably is transparent and instead there are a lot of rulers and guides. Although when I ...
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When pasting an item on all artboards (Ai) can i select specific art boards rather than pasting it to them all?

I want to paste certain items on art boards, however not all of them, is there a away of selecting certain art boards you'd like it pasting to?
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When saving as a JPEG, illustrator keeps cutting parts of my artboard off

I created a graphic in Illustrator, and there is a lot of white space around the graphic itself, but it is all within the artboard. When I got to export my piece as a JPEG, Illustrator does whatever ...
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Scripting - Artboards names in photoshop

I checked in the Photoshop's Documentation if there was any option to work with artboards in scripting. Unfortunately I couldn't find anything. Does anyone have experience in working with artboards ...
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Is there a way to do a find/replace on artboard names?

I've got a file with over 300 artboards. Each artboard has a unique name e.g. "symbol.hot.surface". I need to replace all the periods "." with an underline "_" I'm pretty sure this can be done with ...
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Is there a way in Adobe Illustrator to add Artboard's name into its own content automatically?

I want Artboards have their own names in themselves, for example in corner left top. I just wondered if there is any special character to do it, but there is not! Maybe a script will do the job!
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SVG corrupted on save with content around artboard

I'm pretty new with Illustrator, All icons will be converted into icon web font for one of my projects. When there are objects around the artboard (with or without expand) the file gets corrupted on ...
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Exporting artboards as PNG files produces yellow-hue on blended transparency

Using Photoshop CC 2019 (20.0.1), I am attempting to export an artboard as a PNG image using the File > Export > Artboards to Files feature. The source document contains overlapping artboards, with ...
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Illustrator save as multiple art boards selection grayed out

I have multiple art board and I'm trying to export each in to different svg files. The problem is the format part is grayed out. Why does this happen and how can I solve it? I'm using macOS Sierra ...
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How to fix my illustrator artboard problem? [duplicate]

My Illustrator artboard in a new project is like this: and i want it be like this(Without the white side out of artboard):
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Limit smart guides to current artboard

I work with artboards a lot, both in Photoshop and in Illustrator. I love them, particularly when creating multiple sizes of the same artwork. I also love smart guides. Unfortunately, they don't seem ...
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How to place one PSD artboard in Illustrator 2018 as linked?

I searched and googled but can't find anything on this. I want to place one artboard from a PSD into an Illustrator file. When I do, it shows all the artboards from the PSD file. I checked "import ...
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Create new artboard in column

I have a minor issue with adding new artboards so that they line up in a column. In older versions of illustrator, as I recall, new artboards where added beneath the active one. Now they end up to ...
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Is there a way to rotate an artboard along with the contents?

I created an envelope in Illustrator and when I finished I switched the orientation from landscape to portrait. While the artboard does switch, the artwork remains landscape and I have to switch that ...
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Saving many artboards as eps without the artboards' border

I have an .ai document with many artboards. I would like to save each artboard separately as an .eps so I can place it in InDesign. If I use the "Save As" option and check the "Use Artboards" box. ...
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Snap to the whole artboard when placing an artwork in Illustrator CS6

I am trying to make my artwork that when I place it, it will snap to artboard and taking the whole artboard size. I tried to use a script that will fit my artwork to my artboard but it seems changing ...
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Problem in Artboard Arrange in Illustrator after duplicate

I am doing a presentation in Illustrator using multiple artboards and after I finished my work the client needed some changes made. I need to add one Artboard next in between of the presentation. ...
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Export PNG image in Sketch, looks poor quality [duplicate]

I'm using Sketch 51 on a macOS High Sierra. The Instagram icon looks great in Sketch but when I export as PNG it loses a lot of quality. To the right we can see the icon in Sketch with zoom in good ...
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Illustrator: Only show guides of current artboard

I have a document with multiple artboards that have different sizes, but all the same margin. Now my problem is, that when I have two artboards next to each other, the guides I created for the ...
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Not able to crop the content outside the artboard

I am not able to crop the image which is outside the artboard. I have tried all the methods available on the internet. Which tells that make an object and with the help of Pathfinder tool but its not ...
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Illustrator Action / Script To Do Repetitive Artboard Reduction + Export

So I have a large number of *.ai files with assets at 3 unique sizes. I want to export the right most one to file (the largest one). My current process for doing this manually is: Open File Delete ...
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Get rid of transparency box outside of Artboards?

I just started using artboards in Photoshop, and noticed that a transparency box generates around and between the artboards as I create and move them. I want this background to disappear so I only ...
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Affinity Designer: slice tool doesn't match with the artboard

I'm trying to export different images by using the automatic slice tool in Export Persona mode, but it doesn't match with my artboard and sometimes it adds a pixel I don't need. Someone could tell ...
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When I Place A PDF, It Does Not Show The Correct Artboard Size (Doesn't account for the empty white artboard)

The white box is showing what the art board size is when I open the PDF in illustrator (To edit). Yet when I go to place the PDF in a new document, the size changes. It is not saving he white/blank ...
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What is the most efficient way to have separate layers for each individual artboard in a single Ai document?

I have one document open with three artboards and I want each artboard to have its own separate layers. Should I just create separate layers for each artboard in the layers panel, i.e ...
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One design in five sizes and multiple colors

So I'm working on a set of documents that will be printed in 5 sizes and 20 color combinations (design consists of just two colors). What's the best way to setup a document in Adobe Illustrator CS6, ...
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Quickly resize all artboards and symbols on artboard for tablet in Adobe XD

I have a project that has mobile designs which are for phones. I'm wondering if it's possible to quickly and programmatically resize all artboards and objects on the artboard for tablet ?
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I'm trying to split up my illustrator artboard into even sections using the rectangular grid tool

I have my artboard set up to represent a playing field which is measuring at 140 meters by 81m. I currently have my artboard set at 140cm by 81cm. Is there a way I can use the rectangular grid tool in ...
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Illustrator - communicating with printing company

I want to send some artwork (signs) to a printing company - about 20 designs, with varying quantities printed. Each sign is on it's own artboard in illustrator. What is the best way to clearly ...
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Duplicate artboard with script Illustrator CC

I tried to create an action to automate "duplicate artboard" in Illustrator CC but it was not possible. I would like to know if there is any script to do this. Thanks
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Adobe Illustrator artboard color disappears, why?

Somehow, I managed to turn off the background color of my artboards in Illustrator, so I can't see any differences between the background of the whole file and the artboards themselves. Does someone ...
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In Illustrator: How do I stop layer from Artboard 1 going into Artboard 2?

I'm creating a thank you card that has a front and a back using two artboards in Illustrator. In the card design I am using a floral element and have placed it on the side of one artboard. However, I ...
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How batch rename artboards in Adobe illustrator?

Is there a way to batch rename a bunch of selected artboards in illustrator? any script or plug-in appreciated... This is a link to AI script reference... maybe comin' handy for developers. There is ...
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In Photoshop CC 2018 What is this grey background behind Artboards? [closed]

Why there is a grey background appearing behind artboards in Photoshop CC 2018, it extends to the number of artboards, it started appearing in Photoshop CC 2018.
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Photoshop content not moving with Artboard

Content move along with artboard when changing position by dragging with the mouse, but changing position from properties panel only moves the artboard, not content. .
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Ai: Resize object to artboard dimensions within an action?

I'm trying to create a custom action for initializing a new document so that it has a rectangular path marking the artwork bounds, trim marks around that, and a few other helpful guides and such on ...
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How to send client only the image in the artboard?

I had to vectorize a logo for a client but there is stuff outside the artboard that I don’t wish to send them. How do I make it so that the AI file I send them only contains what is in the artboard?
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Illustrator: Export artboards using artboard name as file title

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?
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Illustrator: which artboard size for logo design

Can you tell me what size of artboard should I use in Illustrator and also what kind of settings should i do like CMYK vs. RGB while making a logo. Going to use this for print mostly, but also ...
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one long seamless pdf with multiple artboards - illustrator

Wondering if there's anyway in Illustrator that it's possible to make one long seamless pdf (1 page) from multiple artboards with different height? e.g.:there are 11 artboards, 1 just want to create ...
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Sketch 3 doesn't show artboards in the export window

When I click export, it only shows me 1 file that I can export instead of showing the 3 artboards that I have. How can I fix this? How do I go about exporting my artboards?
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how to move from standard groups into artboard in photoshop?

I have business card that is designed in an old photoshop version. I have two main groups one represents the card's front and the second is the card's back. That I am using Photoshop 2015 I want to ...