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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Transparent artboard backgrounds in Photoshop

I love the Photoshop artboard feature, however I'm used to seeing the transparent background grid. Is there any way to show this in my artboards in Photoshop? And yes, I know it will still save with ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 - Changing objects on multiple artboards at once

I'm working on a huge project for a client. complex web system. I have, for the sake of the question let's say 10 artboards. Let's also say I have a side pane menu. I want to be able to change one ...
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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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Photoshop: how to resize multiple artboards?

Is there a way / script / workaround to re-scale multiple artboards including their contents (not just the canvas size)? Ie. I have a PSB with 10-15 artboards. Each artboard is 1242 x 2208 and need ...
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How do I reposition an artboard which is covered by an image?

If I have an artboard with an image covering the whole background, how can I move it around? There is nowhere to grab the board and cmd click to move it as usual. If I try to move it, I just end up ...
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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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How can I easily move multiple artboards in Illustrator?

All artboards in my current project are organized according to page and iteration. As I'm adding more and more, I've come to the edge of the workable area in Illustrator. I'd rather not break my ...
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Can you re-number the order of artboards in Illustrator CS4?

I use illustrator with multiple artboards to design website layouts. Often I start at the beginning (what I think is the beginning at the time) and get 15 pages deep. Then I realize that I need to add ...
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What screen size to use for Google Pixelbook 12.3 Chromebook app design?

I am planning to create an app design for "Google - Pixelbook 12.3 Chromebook" in Adobe XD. Google Pixelbook density is "hdpi (1.5x)" and the screen resolution is 2400 x 1600 (235 PPI) as per device ...
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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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How can I print multiple Illustrator artboards on one page?

I'm working on a design that's to be printed. The size of the item is 1/3 of a standard letter page. I would like to be able to work on it in Illustrator only once without the copy and paste at the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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export one artboard with image

I start work with sketch app recently and I have a question. I want to export the first artboard with all thing that I used in it but I have one picture that is used for 2 artboards. When I try to ...
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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 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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How can I crop everything outside of an art board in Illustrator?

I've got a very complex texture that I have running WAY over the art board and I need to clean it up for a client. How do I get rid of every point outside of the art board?
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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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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 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: 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: 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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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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InDesign: how to choose which artboards to import from AI file

I have about 10 artboards in my Illustrator file I need to link to in InDesign. I want to use a single Illustrator file to place my content rather than export each artboard separately. This will help ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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