Step 1: Open the Illustrator File
To copy an artboard in Illustrator, you need to have a file open in which you want to duplicate the artboard.
Step 2: Select the Artboard you want to Copy
Select the artboard you want to copy in the Illustrator file by clicking on it.
Step 3: Use the Artboard Tool
To copy the selected artboard, choose the Artboard Tool from the toolbar. This tool is used to create, modify, and manipulate artboards in Illustrator.
Step 4: Copy the Artboard
After selecting the Artboard Tool, hold down the Alt key (Windows) or Option key (Mac) and drag the selected artboard to the desired location. This will create a duplicate of the artboard.
Step 5: Rename the Artboard
To avoid confusion, it is important to rename the duplicated artboard. To do this, double-click on the artboard name in the Artboards panel and type the desired name.
Step 6: Edit the Duplicated Artboard
You can now edit the duplicated artboard as per your requirements. You can add or remove objects, modify its size, and make other changes as per your needs.
Step 7: Save the File
After making the required changes, save the file to retain the changes.
- Can I copy multiple artboards at once?
- Can I copy artboards between different Illustrator files?
- Can I copy an artboard with its contents?
Yes, you can select multiple artboards by holding down the Shift key while clicking on them and then follow the same steps to copy them.
Yes, you can copy artboards between different Illustrator files by opening both files and following the same steps to copy the artboard.
Yes, you can copy an artboard with its contents by selecting all the objects on the artboard and then following the same steps to copy the artboard.
Copying artboards in Illustrator is a simple and useful technique to save time and effort. By following the above steps, you can easily duplicate artboards in your Illustrator files and make the required changes as per your needs.