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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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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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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 ...
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Can Illustrator export an artboard and have it ignore paths that extend into it from other artboards?

I’m working with a design that essentially looks like a mosaic of tiles, like this: I’ve written a script that splits this single-artboard graphic into individual artboards that retain the position ...
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Change the artboard dimensions unit of measurement in Illustrator?

In Adobe illustrator CC 2015 can I change the artboard dimensions unit of measurement? For example I buy a file online and the dimensions of the artboard are in px and I need it in mm.
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How can I export AI file to various sizes?

I'm currently designing some prints in Illustrator. For example, I have a design on an artboard of 11 in x 14 in, 300 dpi and I can easily export it to jpeg/png. But I want to take this print and ...
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Photoshop smart object layers in multiple artboards

I have a PSD file with 15 artboards for banners (each 385x150px). Each banner should have a different background image. Client will be using this file, so I created a smart object layer and he can ...
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How to add element to artboard without moving it in Figma?

While working with Figma, I often end up with elements that are in the right place, but not inside the artboard they are supposed to be in. Is there an easy trick to put the element into the ...
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How to sort artboards by artboard order in the layer list in sketch?

Is there a way to sort artboards in Sketch from left to right according to their order in the layer list? What I mean is doing it without changing the artboard names or reordering them in the layer ...
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Illustrator: how to get a blank artboard?

This is what my screen looks like. I want a white artboard with no extras. How do I get rid of the green ruler and boxes?
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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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Missing the ability to link different artboards in an external document in Illustrator CC 2017

Before I update my current Illustrator Version to CC 2017, I used to get a pop-up before placing external .ai files in my current document offering me multiple options as well as the ability to choose ...
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Sketch: “Resize to fit” artboard will crop borders

When I resize an artboard to fit the content, the resulting arboard doesn't fit at all. Borders expand beyond the artboard unless I choose "inside" for border positions. Is this a known issue and is ...
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I cant move my object with moving the Artboard

I can't move my object with moving the Artboard. I'd tried to check out "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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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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Hundreds of icons in one Illustrator art board. What's the quickest way to organize these better?

A designer before me created icons for our software in Illustrator files (i.e. icons-12x12.ai, icons-16x16.ai etc). All of them have one art board and potentially hundreds of icons in them. The ...
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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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Resizing Photoshop artboards since 2017 update

Since updating to Photoshop CC 2017 I seem to have lost the ability to resize artboards by clicking and dragging on the edges. It used to just allow me to do this if I clicked on the artboard name in ...
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Illustrator Cs4 Align Multiple Items To Multiple Artboards

This question seems like it must've been asked already, but I can't find it. In Illustrator CS4, imagine I have 16 artboards, each with a GroupItem/PathItem placed on them. None of them are aligned. ...
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Illustrator on saving file in older version deletes artboards

I am trying to save Illustrator file in EPS format but for an older version. When I do so it deletes all the artboards except one. How can I keep all the artboards in my file?
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Hide objects bigger than background in Illustrator [duplicate]

When I place an object bigger than the background, I want it to cut off by itself just like Photoshop. But in Illustrator it doesn't do that. I tried clipping mask but it doesn't do anything.
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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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Illustrator - Artboard misaligned everytime after saving

Refering to the picture above, wonder why the Artboard always misaligned by 0.5 for both X and Y axis after I saved it. Even after I align it back to 0, click save, the next time I opened the file it ...
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Holding shift while making a new artboard doesn't create a square artboard

Instead of making a square artboard when I hold shift, Illustrator CC will make a new artboard with the aspect ratio of the previous artboard. I've restarted my computer and reset my preferences for ...
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Why is there a transparent canvas behind my artboards in Photoshop?

I don't understand why photoshop is doing this. Every time I add another artboard, it adds more to the background canvas instead of being a grey like I've seen for others. I've messed with background ...
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How can I create a new doc in Illustrator without an artboard?

I do not always want to use artboards in Illustrator. I have either changed a setting or preference somewhere recently or the default of "1 artboard" is new to the latest release of CC2015. When I ...
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Sketch 3 - Is there a way to export all artboards in a .sketch file from multiple Pages?

I am using Sketch 3, and I suspect this feature is somewhere in the program, but I'm stuck. My issue is, I'm unable to export all artboards across all the Pages in my .sketch document. I have 2 ...
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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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Export svg from illustrator including objects outside artboard

I am trying to create a svg for a website, this svg will later be animated (with css & a plugin that removes the hassle). The artboard is the size of the view for the user, there are other ...
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High Quality, Low File Size PDF

I have an Illustrator file with two 8.5x11 artboards that I need to save out as a PDF around 300-450KB. Is this possible to do without losing quality? And if it is possible, how would I do this?
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App artboard size confusion

I am designing an iPhone 6 app. I have set up my artboard to 750 X 1334px which I have found to be the standard size according to helpful websites. However, When convert the artboard size to inches it ...
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Dashed line when changing artboard size in Adobe XD

I'm using Adobe XD and every time I start a new project I select the dimensions of my Artboard in the small screen that appears every time I open Adobe XD. If I want to change those dimensions later ...
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Only exporting one artboard in Photoshop

I started using artboards in Photoshop, they are great for making banner sets. However, I've just had to change something in only 1 of my banners. If I use 'File > Export as...' it only gives me the ...
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Photoshop artboard blending mode conflict

Whenever I try to blend an image to an artboard - i get the conflict shown below on artboard 3. However I started a new document with a transparent background and it blended properly as shown on ...
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Artboard boundary not visible in Illustrator CC

I have just started using Illustrator CC 2016, Im used to CS6 (with grey background and clearly defined artboards + boundary). When I create a new document and create some artboards all I'm seeing is ...
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How to export from Illustrator to Photoshop and preserve the artboard structure?

The app zeplin.io is a tool that provides developers with information about a design, such as positioning and colors. But it works exclusively with Photoshop and Sketch. I would like to know if there ...
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Svg sprite from Illustrator (with separate viewBox for each element)?

Is there a way to export an .svg sprite directly from Illustrator, with a separate viewBox for each element? I am only able get one viewBox for the whole set of icons, even when each of them is on ...