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Noob question about actions

Community Beginner ,
Nov 04, 2022 Nov 04, 2022

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Hello everyone,

I've just started using Illustrator out of necessity for a friend's project. His project consists of plenty of licensed pictures he wants resized to fit different canvases. Currently what I do is I have a template with 9 artboards and I manually resize each picture, fit it into the artboards and export using each artboard at the end so it saves me some time.

 

I wanted to know if there I can automate the process so that when I import a picture, Illustrator automatically fits the certain picture into each artboard automatically and flawlessly(Using actions I assume?) but I have no idea if and how this can be done.

 

Thanks in advance for your time

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Community Expert , Nov 04, 2022 Nov 04, 2022

You may try this one, provided by Carlos.

 

https://aiscripts.com/fit-object-to-artboard/

 

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Nov 04, 2022 Nov 04, 2022

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This would require a script and I vaguely remmber a similar discussion from a few days ago. Can't find it with a quick search, but if you spend a few minutes on it it may turn up.

 

Mylenium

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I am attaching my artboard template if it is of any help

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You need to upload it to a file sharing site. You can't upload AI files to the forum.

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Thank you I was not aware

 

https://www.sendspace.com/file/mr19s5

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You may try this one, provided by Carlos.

 

https://aiscripts.com/fit-object-to-artboard/

 

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That was exactly what I was looking for, thank you so much

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