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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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Photoshop - Create multiple artboards from layers

I'm trying to make a psd file where each artboard shows a different scene in the animation film I'm working on. For our production pipeline, each scene is often in a separate .ai file, and I want to ...
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How to rescale an entire image in Adobe Illustrator (including artboards and hidden/locked layers)?

I have a series of scientific figures in Adobe Illustrator that were created at a width of 160 mm, with the positions of the graphics finalized on the art boards. I just received a notice saying the ...
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I'm making building schematics (i.e. artboards) of all the building essentials on our two story school and church. Can I stack these like a book?

I am making artboards using the schematic drawings I have our our LARGE TWO story church and school. I am making separate artboards for all of the church campuses essentials like: Mechanicals, ...
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Artboard dimensions for very large print when using effects? [duplicate]

I'm new to printing illustrations from Illustrator. I have a project that needs to be printed to a large canvas (about 10ft x 8ft). I've got a lot of blur and grain effects, and I'd like these to ...
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Artboard size for projects in illustrator

Student here. What size artboards do people use? If I'm designing a business card, is the idea that you make the artboard the exact same size as the card. Or do you leave a bit of room on the edge.
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Illustrator: When rearranging artboards, how to make guides follow?

I have some artboards that I want to rearrange in order to even out the spacing between them. The trouble is, when I Rearrange All Artboards Illustrator completely ignores my guides, leaving the ...
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Assign item to specific artboard

I have two artboards. I'm having issues assigning this thing to artboard 1 as it's assigned to artboard 2. How can I do this?
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How do I easily export parts of an artwork in Adobe Illustrator?

I have an artboard in illustrator that contains the cover for a book. It has the front cover, back cover, and spine, all in a single artboard, with bleed, so that I can print to PDF and send that PDF ...
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How do output a long vertical file for behance?

I was wondering how do people output high quality presentations that are extremely vertically long for Behance. I tried doing it in Illustrator, but the entire canvas wasn't large enough to ...
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My Canvas Size Showing Different when I am trying to change the units

I am very new to photoshop I am facing a problem that is whenever I am trying to change my canvas size it is showing some improper size instead showing the original. as per this 210 mm = 2480 pixels ...
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How to center my artwork when export?

When I want to export my artwork, this is positioned in the left margin. How to do to be centred? I'll add a screenshot to explain that better. Thank you!
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Illustrator canvas size unit won't change

I'm having this problem with illustrator where, even though I have already changed all units to millimeters (general, stroke and type), the measurements of artboards and canvases are still being ...
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a script to duplicate mi currect artboard and resize it please

I want to do a action but I think that with a script is better, but I´m not good at it: I want to duplicate my current artboard and resize this new artboard to 30cmx30cm, and make a mask on it, ...
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Export Artboards as Multiple, Multi-Page PDFs in Illustrator

I know that it is possible to export individual artboards all as separate PDFs in Illustrator, but I need to group some of the artboards together and I can't find a good solution. At the moment, I'm ...
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How can I SELECT multiple artboards To duplicate them in Adobe Illustrator with action or with script?

I have like 270 files each file have 4 artboards, So I want to duplicate the ArtB(3) and ArtB(4) For 80 times, but I need a script to select the artboards that i need then duplicate them in action to ...
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Why are my export files different from my Indesign artboards? [duplicate]

I'm trying to figure out why on my exported files, some pages have crossed over onto each other. They are outside the bleed line so I expect them to be trimmed however, some tutorials, etc do not have ...
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How to show an object that is outside of the artboard on the master page on all created pages? *INDESIGN

I'm trying to add a group of graphic elements next to the artboard (page) that would be used on each created page. I tried to place the group next to the artboard on the master page, but it doesn't ...
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Moving artboard from one document to another illustrator CS6

I am trying to move an artboard from on document to another. I have move/copy artboard turned on and the layers are unlocked. I go to artboards in tool bar and select copy and then paste in new ...
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Artboards are sitting on top of each other

I have 3 artboards. Two business card size. One larger A4. One of the smaller Biz Card size artboards sits on the larger one even when I try to re-arrange them. I have categorised them so each ...
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How to make new artboard in Illustrator 2021 using Applescript?

tell application "Adobe Illustrator" tell the current document make new artboard with properties {artboard rectangle:{0, 0, 100, 100}} end tell end tell I found an old way at ...
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Why are my, ungrouped & top of artboard layer, objects invisible when moved into a sketch artboard?

Visible outside of artboard: layers outside of artboard Invisible inside of artboard: top of layer stack
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Looking for a script to export layers in an artboard, sized to artboard dimensions

I often use the Export > Layers to Files script. Obviously it's ancient (2007), and therefore has no support for the more recently introduced Artboards. When using the Layers to Files script, it ...
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Why is Illustrator 2021 trying to export contents that are outside the artboard?

So I'm having a problem I've never had before. I have objects that border the edges of the art board. Illustrator is trying to include the contents of those objects that are outside of the art board ...
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How to remove this shadow border around artborad in illustrator

How do I remove this border around the illustrator artboard? its like a drop shadow arounf the board and it comes out as a white border when I export the file. Ive checked and theres no bleed in my ...
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Huge unwanted artboard created by default in Adobe Illustrator CC 2020

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. ...
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What should have in a Scalable logo?

I'm just having different ideas about the logo size. Some places say it must be 800×800 px and 72 dpi. What's the artboard size I choose first? What are resolutions I should use? What is the best DPI ...
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Having multiple artboard on the same window

Like you can have multiple artboard on the same window in Adobe Illustrator, is it possible to have multiple working areas on the same window for Inkscape (instead of duplicating the current window)?
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Photoshop script to fit artboard on screen

I am here because I did not find solution. Problem: I have 4 artboards. I need a script (or action) to "fit artboard on screen" or zoom in specific artboard. (NOT fit layer on screen) There ...
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Gradient Overlay alignment disturbed while exporting artboard to files as JPGs in Photoshop CC

Trying to export artboards as JPGs using Files>>Exports>>Artboard_to_Files. But the gradient overlay alignment is changed when exported. Also, I can't rasterize layer styles as it's ...
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How to remove background size from svg file made with illustrator?

I am experimenting with making svg files in illustrator and using them in my html website. But the problem is when i paste my svg code in my html file it has the background size of the artboard of ...
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No defined boundaries of different artboards

My artboards in illustrator have disappeared and now it is one large square. When I go into artboard mode it shows the individual artboards however when I switch back it goes back to the large white ...
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how to fix one side of artboard get blurry in illustrator?

I don't why one side of the art board getting blurry. As I'm hovering the mouse cursor on the element, it getting more and more blurry and falling downward like fluid, funny but what is problem and ...
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How not let the graphics out of the artboard

I need to setup the illustrator so that I'm not be able to draw anything beyond the artboard, (but I need to keep the duplicates outside the artboard). Like, when I scale an object beyond the artboars'...
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Is it possible to align objects on multiple artboards simultaneously in Illustrator?

In Illustrator documents like in the example below, I place images on multiple artboards and then need to centre align all of the images to each artboard. I usually do this by clicking the top left ...
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Round artboard corners in Illustrator

How can I round the corners of the artboard to follow the rounded rectangle that I have covering it? (the end goal is export it as a PDF)
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Safe size for printing image from browser

I have an Illustrator document with A4 size and export it as PNG with 300 ppi for printing (you can see it here in case it helps). On Safari and Firefox, printing that image from the browser with A4 ...
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How to remove these weird ruler lines around artboard?

My illustrator opens this way by default. I have no idea why or how. I have tried tweaking settings in document setup, preferences, etc. but it always opens a new Ai document like this. My older Ai ...
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Export Photoshop Artboard from Timeline Video to MP4

I set up the file to be HD format for size (1920x1080) but when I start to move layer files as smart objects across the workspace of the artboard, the document size increases to encompass all of the "...
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When all Illustrator layers are turned off, is the canvas outside the art board always white?

I am not sure if this was always the case but it seems new to me, when I hide all layers in an Illustrator CC 2020 document, the canvas outside the art board is white ( kind of like outline ) I have ...
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Border around artwork when exporting Illustrator

I've had a continual issue with exporting Illustrator documents and getting a border around the artwork. See image attached. The artboard is 1080 x 1080 pixels. I created a background box filled ...
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How do I set up non-rectangular paper shapes for printing in Adobe Illustrator?

How can I design and set the correct page settings in Illustrator for print products like in these images? What will be the bleed measurement?
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Illustrator: how to export the same artwork for two different page sizes (for example, A4 and A3)?

I have a poster design that needs to be printed in two different formats. The artboard is set to A4, and when I export a PDF, it's exported as A4. How can I easily export an A3 PDF version of the ...
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Illustrator keeps moving my object to 0.5 px

This is Illustrator CS5. I'm trying to export to PNG, but I keep getting a black border on two edges of the final image. I know the usual issue is the alignment of the object on the artboard but ...
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Photoshop Scripting - applying changes only to selected artboards

Having trouble specifically with artboards for Photoshop scripting. What I want it to do: I have a photoshop file with 8 artboards, and I want to apply changes (name changes) to the selected ...
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Add an artboard between two specific artboards in Adobe Illustrator?

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 ...
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What exactly is an Illustrator Artboard

I am taking the plunge and going to learn Illustrator by focusing on some of the fundamental elements I've heard about or seen here and there in tutorials but never fully grasped. First up is ...
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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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