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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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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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How to paste an image in Sketch application such that bitmap image fits the artboard not the artboard fits the image

It would be really helpful as many times I paste an image in the sketch application (on Mac), I have to resize the image. Is there anyway I can fit it to the artboard?
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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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Can't edit export PSD to PDF

I'm using photoshop cc 2015 and trying to convert artboard into pdf but when its converted try to edit it in Acrobat X but it's locked can't edit it. I search about it in on google and got answer ...
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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 ...
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Can Photoshop export artboards as a spritesheet?

I have several artboards in my PSD file, and I would like to create a spritesheet from them. All artboards have identical dimensions and are composed of several layers. Now, I'm aware that there is a ...
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How to work around 100 artboard limitation in Illustrator for large project with many symbols?

In Illustrator CC 2017, there is a limit of 100 artboards per file. For a project I'm doing, I have several global swatches and symbols that I need on more artboards than that. (If the limit were ...
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Include artboard when saving as EPS in Illustrator CS5

I'm pretty sure when I used to save an EPS file in Illustrator CS5.5 it would include the artboard but now when I save as an EPS file it crops the document to the edge of the graphics/objects instead ...
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Is it possible to rotate an artboard 45 degrees?

Is it possible to rotate this so that the hole indicated on the top left is at the top center? I want to be lined up corner to corner under the hole. If I can't rotate the artboard what is another ...
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Colors changing when artboard duplicated in illlustrator

Having a little issue here that has me completely stumped. Whenever I duplicate an artboart, it changes the colors slightly. I Here is how it looks. You can see that the artboard on the left is a ...
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Issue with 'Align to Artboard' in Adobe Illustrator

I drew a Polar Grid and tried to align it centre horizontally and vertically in the artboard. But it's aligning to somewhere else. Align to Pixel Grid is already unchecked. I'm not facing this issue, ...
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adding or deleting pages in the middle of an AI artworks

I need to add pages in the middle of the artworks, in different places, and would rather not have to move evrything.. Is that possible? and deleting too? Thanks everyone.
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Illustrator: how to only export artwork inside the artboard and ignore what falls outside

I need to export what I created to a jpeg for print. The image you see below was created in a new file by first creating a 3.5 x 2.5 file which automatically made a white canvas. I made my design ON ...
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How to resize multiple icons (centered in multiple artboards) in Illustrator?

I have multiple versions of a logo (different colours, keylines etc) laid out in a file on multiple artboards. This so I can save off in batches multiple .PNGs from the one file. My problem is I now ...
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How to move artboard without guides?

Help me please, how I can move an artboard without moving guides?
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Live update duplicate artboards in Illustrator

I do a lot of UI/UX design in Illustrator. Often, I find myself needing to create different screens with slightly different elements (e.g. an open hamburger menu/a modal. something like below). I've ...