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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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Convert Photoshop Layers to Artboard and keep artboard the same size as original canvas

I'm a dev working with some .PSDs given to me by our designer. We use Zeplin, a fancy tool that can give us a dev head start, but requires the designer to have created an artboard to export. ...
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Photoshop duplicating artboards in weird grey color

Sometimes, (and there never seems to be a discernible pattern when this will happen) Photoshop will make any additional artboard beyond the original artboard greyed out. Here's what happens: Create ...
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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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Illustrator: Resize Artboard With Objects Inside

I've been looking everywhere, and cannot find my answer so I wanted to ask here. I know how to re-size my artboard in Illustrator and all that, but I cannot get my artboard to re-size with objects ...
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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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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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Fitting an object to an artboard in Adobe Illustrator

I can see how to fit an artboard to the art therein (Object -> Artboards -> Fit to selected art), but how do I do the opposite, i.e. how do I automatically resize a selected object to the artboard ...
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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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Where to find the artboard presets?

Where to find the artboard presets in Photoshop 2017? I searched artboard on the global search but it says it's not available.
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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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Photoshop CC 2015: “Place Linked” -> Target specific Artboard instead whole PSD

I use the "Place Linked" function a lot to keep my files organised. I recently switched to Artboards, so now I have multiple Artboards in a PSD. Is there a way to use the "Place Linked" function and ...
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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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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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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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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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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't copy from one artboard to another (Ps CC 2015)

I am trying to copy object from one artboard to another using "duplicate layer" but it seems locked. Would anybody know why I cannot move it?
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How to hide objects outside artboards in Illustrator?

Is it possible to hide the objects that are outside of the artboard? As you can see in the picture below, the polygons are shown outside of the artboard. I want to hide everything that is outside of ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Rotate illustrator canvas and contents?

Is there a way to rotate the canvas in illustrator 90 degrees? It's pdf format. I've tried the Artboard tool (Ctrl/Command + O) I found an answer regarding this: Illustrator opens PDFs rotated 90 ...
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How do I specify the size of my artboard in pixels with Adobe Illustrator?

I'm creating a graphic for a website. When trying it out, I realized it was a bit blurry. I asked a graphic designer the reason it was blurry, and she had stated the graphic may need to be larger, ...
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How to align all objects in the center of the artboard using Illustrator?

Is there a shortcut to align all objects in the center of an artboard instead of doing it manually?
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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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Creating a master artboard

I need to create a master artboard containing one or more other artboards to export work as sprites. However, the only way I can figure out how to do this is to create a blank artboard of the ...
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Trimming AI file white space

I am using an old, old CS2 version of illustrator and have designed my art (about 2" x 3" in size) on an 8.5" x 11" page in AI. How do I reduce all the white space around my design so that when I ...
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Illustrator opens PDFs rotated 90 degrees. Why, and how do I deal with it?

As I open a PDF file in Illustrator CS6, it displays it rotated 90 degrees CW. If I rotate the artboard and content back to normal for editing and save it, Acrobat Reader displays the file rotated 90 ...
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How can I get a transparent artboard?

I want to make a text effect and for that I want a transparent background. My question arises from here; how do I get a transparent background? I am using Illustrator CC.
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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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How to combine psd files as artboards in one psd file in Photoshop CC 2015?

In new brand Photoshop CC 2015, adding artboards in one psd is now possible. Is there anyone who knows how to combine existing multiple psd files as artboards in one psd file in Photoshop CC 2015?
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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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Create more than one artboard when document is already saved?

I'm already working with an artboard, but i need two more, how can I add additional artboards to my document in Illustrator?
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Illustrator's background and artboard became transparent

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?
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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):