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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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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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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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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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Quickly resize all artboards and objects on artboards to tablet size 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 artboards to tablet size?
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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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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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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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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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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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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... ✅Answer Uppdated 2024, feb: Code by @GoodJobStudios Edit by Me In this edit, I added ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 edit elements simultaneously on all artboards in Photoshop?

I have several artboards in Photoshop on every artboard placed text, how change color of this text only in one place that the changes are applied to all texts on artboards?
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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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How to import a CSV list of names into Illustrator artwork?

I print decals. A lot of them. Especially this time of year (summer sports, back-to-school, etc.) It'd make my job a lot easier if I could import a CSV list of names into two predefined artboards, ...
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How to move guides with artboard?

If I have multiple artboards and I want to move a board, how can I select both the board and it's guides and move them at the same time? Currently I can move the board with its content, but can't ...
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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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I cant move my object while moving the Artboard

I can't move my object while moving the Artboard. I tried to check "Move Artwork with Artboard" but it doesn't work.... I could do this before , then don't know why it doesn't work for now.
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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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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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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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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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How to fit text box size to text?

I want to fit the artboard to selected art (two text boxes) - the text boxes are larger than the text inside them - how do I fit (shrink) them to wrap tightly around my text? Illustrator version - ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Duplicating an entire artwork with contents within it only returns white background - why?

I want to duplicate an entire artboard with all the artworks within it to another location in Illustrator CC, and I think it can be done by pressing ⌥ and dropping and dragging. However, when I tried ...
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Adding an extra artboard in the middle of a bunch of other artboards

I have a series of 23 artboards all designed and completed. i want to add a new page after page 3(artboard 3) but I don't want to add a new artboard in the end and then move all artworks one by one ...

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