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Workspace changed to white , need grey

Explorer ,
Oct 19, 2021 Oct 19, 2021

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How do i change the workspace (area around my artboard) area to grey? I'm using Illustrator CC latest version , 2021. TA

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Community Expert , Oct 27, 2021 Oct 27, 2021

Is View > Overprint Preview on?

Are Artboards visible (View > Show Artboards)?

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Oct 19, 2021 Oct 19, 2021

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In the User Interface section of Illustrator's preferences choose "Match User Interface Brightness" for your Canvas Color.

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Explorer ,
Oct 27, 2021 Oct 27, 2021

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I tried that but all it did was change the colour of the surrounding interface and not the canvas, which remained white.

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Oct 27, 2021 Oct 27, 2021

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Is View > Overprint Preview on?

Are Artboards visible (View > Show Artboards)?

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Nov 01, 2021 Nov 01, 2021

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Thank you! It was the view artboard. I must have done a short cut and turned of artboard view by mistake.

 

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May 13, 2024 May 13, 2024

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Thank you!! Not becoming a very big fan of the latest Illustrator. Grrrrr.

 

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