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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black box in middle of illustrator CC art board

I'm new to Illustrator and I'm making an illustration, the problem is when I moved the red rectangle, the surrounding border seems to stay there, I can't select it and it does not move or remove, and ...
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Illustrator plug-in to create artboards from Excel file

I am searching for Adobe Illustrator plug-in that can read data from a MS Excel file and create many artboards with text data from that file (one artboard per table row). Also it would be cool if I ...
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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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How to cut overlapping when save for web using artboards?

How can I auto cut the overlapping stuff outside the artboard when I save for web and/or just while using "normal export"? When I'm in the save for web window the image is bigger then the artboard ...
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Design mobile layouts using physical resolution or logical resolution?

First, some background: All smart phones these days have what is called a "Device Pixel Ratio". Essentially, it means that a web browser on a smart phone is going to interpret the screen resolution ...
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Photoshop artboards navigation without zoom out?

When I navigate to another artboard, the document zooms out to fit the window. I have to zoom in to 100% again, then scroll to the top every time. Is there a way not to zoom out when doing so? ...
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How to change the whole object and artboard in Sketch once it is created?

I created an artboard in Sketch with size 512x512 and created all the objects on it. Later I found that the size required to be used in my app is 84x84, so I have to change the size of the objects to ...
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Multiple Pages vs Single Page with many artboards in Sketch 3?

I'm new to the app so just wondering if anyone has experienced performance issues with just using a single page with tons of artboards vs having multiple pages with few artboards. I'm designing a ...
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What dimensions should my Illustrator artboard be when designing for a wallpaper for the walls of my office? [duplicate]

I am planning to design some patterned wall paper for the walls of my office and I was wondering if there are recommended dimensions for the artboard when designing it via illustrator.
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Illustrator: saving as SVG gives an empty file

When I save an artboard as SVG, I get an empty file. I made sure there are no objects outside the artboard in the same layer. When I paste the shape in the newly created SVG from the source AI file, ...
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Moving content within the art board in sketch

I am working in sketch. My question is, is it possible to hand selected certain parts of the board and move them up in unison withough disturbing the non selected area? basically i have a long ...
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Updating artwork across multiple artboards simultaneously

If you have a navigation element like a header or footer that you are constantly changing and you want it to update simultaneously across multiple artboards is there a way to achieve this in ...
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Auto creating artboards in Illustrator?

I have an Illustrator file with icons set up in this fashion on one artboard. Is there a way for me to create artboards for each icon for export easily, without going in and having to click each icon?...
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Slice/Cut/Divide an artwork and paste them in different artboards (Illustrator)

I have an vector Logo file. I need to increase its size to 10m x 10m. Printer can only take upto 1.3m x 2.5m , so he asked me to slice/cut/divide/tile(I dunno the exact word for it) the entire file ...
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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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Copy-and-paste Sketch artboard into different Sketch document without overwriting symbols in different artboards

Background I have a Sketch file within which there are multiple artboards. Each artboard details a screen of a web app UI I’m designing. There are many symbols/styles used across the artboards. I ...
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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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Is there a way to automate reversing the order of artboards in Illustrator?

Is there a way to reverse the order of artboards so that pages 1 2 3 4 become 4 3 2 1 ? I am trying to extract the English pages from a bilingual booklet and changing each artboard manually is not the ...
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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 CC bug: “save as PDF” with single artboard actually contains entire file when re-opened

just realized (what I think is) a pretty bad bug in Illustrator CC and I wanted to know what your opinion was on it. In short, saving as seperate artboards works in regular PDF viewers but if you re-...
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Adobe Illustrator Auto Check 'Use Artboards'

I want to automatically check 'Use Artboards' check box, when exporting JPEG/PNG from Illustrator. Is there any way to do it? May I have to change some script file to avoid manual checking for every ...
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Save for web from selected artboard

I have several pictures in different artboards. I would like to save "for web" picture in artboard #2 . When I do "save for web" I'm always pointed to dartboard #1 an I must use mouse o move right ...
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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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Dragging document icon to artboard in Illustrator

I noticed that if I drag an Illustrator document icon from its folder onto an art board in Illustrator it places the document as a "picture" of some sorts. Would the color be accurate in this case? I ...
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Illustrator: Is it possible to move Guidelines while rearranging artboards?

as the title says I would like to know if its possible in Illustrator to make the guidlines move with the commmand "Object -> Artboards -> Rearrange..." Thanks for your help!
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Open Multiple Pages in Illustrator [duplicate]

I'm trying to open a catalog AI file with 32 pages and need to adjust each page in Illustrator CS6. How do I open the AI file in one single AI files with all artboards within it?
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how to change the workspace background color without changing the fill color of the objects?

how can I change the workspace background (artboard) color without changing the fill color of the objects? I'm new in this program and want to work with a grey color in the workspace (white as ...
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Why can't I resize the artboard in CC from center point and not adding only to right side for width?

When resizing and adding any amount of pixels to the width of my artboard I cannot figure out how to add equal amounts to each side rather than just adding to the right side of my artboard. Previously ...
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How can I remove the white rectangle created when opening a file?

How can I remove the white rectangle created when opening a file? When I open an image in Illustrator, I see a small rectangle in the center of the image and when I save the image using "Save For Web",...
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how to save as each art-board as separate PSD file in photoshop cc 2015

I am using Photoshop CC 2015. It recently added an art board feature. I love it, but now issue I want to send my customer PSD file but they don't use CC 2015 so how they can see all of my artboards? ...
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Photoshop Artboard has a weird 1px line around?

Can anyone tell me why artboard in Photoshop be bounded by a 1px line. How I can fix this? Thank you.
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Can you work without an Artboard?

I am having trouble with elements that are on and near the edge of the Artboard being cut off when I go to save the image. For example: Let's say I create the document with an Artboard size of 800 ...
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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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Illustrator symbols: How to edit symbol to affect mulitiple files?

QUESTION Part 1. As far as I know, when you edit a symbol, it affects all instances of the symbol within the current document open. Is there a way to have the changes affect other documents? ...
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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 artboard to InDesign with pages alignment

I want to export my artboard in Adobe Illustrator to Adobe InDesign as well as pages alignment. Anyone knows how to do it? I have searched on Adobe's website but I found nothing.
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Objects off artboard in inDesign very dark / almosted greyed out

Ive got an inDesign document with my main artboards, around the artboards are all the images / text etc that i haven't used / included. Normally these items off the artboard are completely legible, ...
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How to constrain a large image over multiple artboards

I am trying to place a large image over multiple artboards in illustrator. The image stretches over 8 artboards. I would like each artboard to be able to separate constraining the image proportions to ...
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How to batch select and move multiple artboards in Sketch

I have a problem moving the selected artboards: only the first one in the batch moves while the selection had shown all N artboards selected (first and last artboards having the white small squares ...
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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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How to cut a circle from multi layered square artboard?

I have a square artboard in illustrator CS6. There are multiple layers and sub-layers on the board. I want to have a circular artboard and keep the editing capabilities within the circle if possible (...
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Illustrator Graph Larger than Artboard

When I open a new project, I have set my file size to 800w by 500h. I then selected the bar graph and drew a box of approximate size for the graph. This then opened the table box, where I imported my ...
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Illustrator CC resets artboard preset from Desktop to Fire HD [closed]

I am building a wireframe in Adobe Illustrator CC and creating multiple artboards for different devices. My first two artboards have the presets of iPad Air and iPhone 5s respectively. I created a ...
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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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Illustrator: how to change the artboard number?

I want to change the order of my artboards when exported to PDF, and the only way i can achieve this is by moving actual artwork from one artboard to another, which doesn't seem right. Is there any ...
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How to add an artboard preset in Illustrator [closed]

How do I add artboard presets in Illustrator CC 2014? I believe I've done it before, as I have some custom devices listed there currently. Google was not helpful. I think it is in an Application ...
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How to reflect objects on one artboard onto another in Sketch?

I created a new file from iOS App Icon template in Sketch, and put some objects on the largest artboard there, which is 1024 x 1024 size named as iTunesArtwork@2x. However, you still have to put the ...
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How can I design in sketch for multiple sizes without exporting blurry versions?

I'm creating a visual version in Sketch of the to-be-designed website for a client. I'm working on a mobile version first. But he has an iPhone 5S with a 1136x640 resolution, while I have an 6+ with ...
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Illustrator: Lock artboards' content

Can you lock all other artboards (or their content) so this gets not affected by any command like "select same stroke colour" etc
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I'm working with 4 artboards in .ai, 4 diecut shapes on each board need to line up with the others

I am working on retail packaging. Picture something along the lines of a iphone screen protector package that opens like a book. A) Front of package has a diecut shaped window on the front. B) On ...