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Transparent artboard backgrounds in Photoshop

As of Photoshop CC 2015.5 you can now have artboards with transparent backgrounds. Either create a new Artboard and select Transparent under the Background Contents menu or, if you have an existing ...
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How to align all objects in the center of the artboard using Illustrator?

In CC, press the pop-out menu to enable the additional options. Select "Show Options" Select the "Align To" button and choose "Align to Artboard." After that, any objects you select and use "Align ...
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How to hide objects outside artboards in Illustrator?

Go to: View > Trim View Can toggle on and off through menu, or create your own keystroke shortcut.
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How to hide objects outside artboards in Illustrator?

I usually just create a rectangle with no fill and the heaviest stroke possible (1000pt). Then align the stroke to outside. Then I change the line colour to match the grey background. Set this as the ...
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How to hide objects outside artboards in Illustrator?

Using a clipping mask is one option, but can be annoying if you want to keep the mask while you are working with the ability to turn it on and off. This may not be the best option but is what I ...
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Illustrator: how to only export artwork inside the artboard and ignore what falls outside

If you must use JPG: Go to 'File → Export' Choose 'JPG' from the 'Type' dropdown menu Tick 'Use Artboards' (this excludes the fall off) Click 'Save' Since you mentioned needing this for print, choose ...
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Resize artboard to content in Sketch

This question has not been accepted and I think what OP were looking for is resize the artboard to fit to the content with it, and thus it got no answer so far. While I don't know when this feature ...
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How can I crop everything outside of an art board in Illustrator?

The clipping mask will not remove the paths and points that are off the artboard — it will simply hide them. I would use the Crop pathfinder. Create your artboard sized rectangle on top of the ...
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How do I reposition an artboard which is covered by an image?

You can use the artboard title as a handle. Click the artboard title, then you can drag it wherever you'd like.
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how to save as each art-board as separate PSD file in photoshop cc 2015

I'm not sure since which update but Photoshop CC does this out of the box. You can export all artboards to PSDs or just the selected ones. Just go to File > Export > Artboards to Files... and give it ...
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Only exporting one artboard in Photoshop

Instead of "Export As...", select "File > Export > Artboards to Files": This will give you the option to export the selected Artboard only.
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Change the artboard dimensions unit of measurement in Illustrator?

File > Document Setup > Units Changing the value here will change the units used by your artboard(s).
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How do I set up non-rectangular paper shapes for printing in Adobe Illustrator?

You should really ask the print shop about how to set up your file. They should be able to send you a template of the punch form used and give you some guidance. That said, a PDF can only ever be ...
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Sketch 3 - Is there a way to export all artboards in a .sketch file from multiple Pages?

For a single page you can export all artboards at once like this: Edit > Select all art boards Layer > Make exportable Now you can export art boards. For example I have four art boards:
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How to hide objects outside artboards in Illustrator?

This is a super easy workaround that I've used quite a bit if you want to view what it will look like on the page. I originally learned about it on this group somewhere, but cannot find the original ...
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InDesign: how to choose which artboards to import from AI file

Import using CTRL+D (not drag & drop) and tick the "Show Import Options" check box. That will open up some options where you can choose which specific artboard to place. This is indeed ...
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Change the artboard dimensions unit of measurement in Illustrator?

Control-Click or Right-click the Rulers at the edge of the window (View > Rulers > Show Rulers) and pick whatever measurement system you want.
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How to send client only the image in the artboard?

Delete everything you don't want in the file, then save it. If you want to retain all the stuff outside the artboard for your own reference, then use Save As... and title the file differently.
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Illustrator - communicating with printing company

Send each print project separately. That means split your AI document into 1 artboard per project. And you can then designate the quantity desired for FileXXXX.pdf, etc. With varying quantities, ...
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How can I get a transparent artboard?

Its 2019 and now a things are a bit different. You need to set the Transparency mode in AI even when exporting to PNG. Notice the tiny Gear icon on the right. This is often missed. Then Then ...
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Live update duplicate artboards in Illustrator

Symbols Create your first screen, and drag the art to the Symbols Panel. -- Or drag the individual elements to the symbols panel. Symbols act sort of like "master elements". You can then edit the ...
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Illustrator: Only show guides of current artboard

My way to do it: I use Shift + O to call the artboard tool. Now when I drag a guide from the Ruler, it will limit the guide to the artboard. When I finish it it will show my guide only inside ...
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How to add element to artboard without moving it in Figma?

I think the best solution here is to drag the layer or group manually into the artboard in the layer menu. The layer should keep his original positioning but is now inside the artboard:
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Photoshop smart object layers in multiple artboards

Rather than creating a new layer... select the original Smart Object and from the Menu choose Layer > Smart Object > New Smart Object Via Copy. You can also Right-click/Control-click the layer ...
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How batch rename artboards in Adobe illustrator?

This works (save as .jsx in your script folder) function artBoardName_serial() { var doc = app.activeDocument; for (var i = 0, l = doc.artboards.length; i < l; i++) { ...
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Illustrator CC 2019 No canvas in new file

It's Video Canvas :D Actually you creating new document in video presets that's why camera frame is popping. use other preset like web or mobile or papers and create new document with that as shown ...
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Adobe Illustrator: how to reset viewing angle with Astute Graphics plugins installed?

I found the solution. Go to 'Windows → Directprefs' and then reset 'Constrain angle' to zero.
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Add an artboard between two specific artboards in Adobe Illustrator?

You can change the artboard order by clicking and dragging them in the Artboards panel. Then you can rearrange them into the correct order. In the example below I have added an artboard shown as "1a" ...
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How do I set up non-rectangular paper shapes for printing in Adobe Illustrator?

What Wolff said is correct. Also, brochures like this cost extra typically where I'm from, because of its unique form. When you set up a print file, there should be three main lines: die line: ...
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How can I print multiple Illustrator artboards on one page?

All you really have to do is select "Ignore artboards" when your print window comes up.
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