Error making artboard [branched]

New Here ,
Jul 25, 2018 Jul 25, 2018

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I'm getting an error making the artboard if I adjust the rectangle any way: "To create Artboards, select non-rotated rectangles that are not clipping masks." If I don't adjust any of the anchorpoints, it makes the artboard just fine. If I made the rectangle perfect the first time, I wouldn't have a problem. But of course, it always needs refinement, but if I do, it won't convert to an artboard 😕

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Adobe Community Professional ,
Jul 25, 2018 Jul 25, 2018

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I'm getting an error making the artboard if I adjust the rectangle any way: "To create Artboards, select non-rotated rectangles that are not clipping masks." If I don't adjust any of the anchorpoints, it makes the artboard just fine. If I made the rectangle perfect the first time, I wouldn't have a problem. But of course, it always needs refinement, but if I do, it won't convert to an artboard 😕

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Enthusiast ,
Jul 25, 2018 Jul 25, 2018

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Maybe a workaround....

make adjustments to your rectangle as needed, draw a NEW rectangle over it, making sure it snaps to the same size, use this NEW one to make create artboard?

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New Here ,
Feb 09, 2022 Feb 09, 2022

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i've tried that and still didnt work. 

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New Here ,
Apr 11, 2019 Apr 11, 2019

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I am having exact same problem all day today, but mine I type in size by "Alt-Clicking rectangle tool" so it is exact size but when I go to make it an artboard i get same error, even though I have never rotated, of used this brand new, just made rectangle for a clipping mask or anything.

VERY frustrating.

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Explorer ,
Feb 02, 2021 Feb 02, 2021

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SOLVED!!!

Make a new layer > put/draw your rectangle in it > covert to an artboard, you are done!.

I think it is just an unsolvable issue for adobe still continuously happening to my 2021 cc version too 🤣

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Feb 09, 2022 Feb 09, 2022

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GREAT! It worked! Genous! Thanks

 

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