Hi, everyone! My name is Arthur,
and I am trying to turn the Artboard feature off. I can't find a way to do that. Could you help me to turn the Artboards off?
What do you mean by turning it off? You don't have to use art boards. If you have one in a document, you can delete it or it and it's contents.
Yep select all your layers in the layers panel and move them above the artboard then select the artboard and hit delete.
Thanks, a lot!
This doesn't work for me, I'm unable to move layers out of the Artboard...
What version? What happens when you try the above steps? Screen shots of what you are trying would be helpful.
thanks for your replay. It just drop them back onto the artboard folder, no way to move them out.
I can´t provide screenshots of the action sorry since nothing happens when trying to make that movement.
Right-click the name of the Artboard and select Delete.
You will get this message. Select Artboard Only. Repeat for each Artboard.
You will end up with just the layers.
This is in 2015.5.1. If it does not work, list your version!
I can't click on Delete Artboard, no option:
Here is my version, same as yours:
Thank you for the screen shot—I saw that you have one Artboard and I had two, so I tried it again, and this is weird. With one Artboard, "Delete Artboard" is grayed out, as you saw.
Here's what works: create a second Artboard from the panel menu.
Right-click your first Artboard and delete it, leaving the contents.
Right-click the second Artboard and delete it. (This now works.)
Did I say that it's weird? Anyway, it just worked for me. Tell me if it works for you, and I would say it is a bug!
Does it work this way?
that way worked!! Seems to be a Bug as u suggested.
Thanks a lot! Much appreciated
You are welcome—and I agree that it shouldn't work like this!
I have been fighting with this for 20 minutes. Such a silly bug! Thank you for the fix!
Glad it worked for you, too!
I found a quicker way to solve this issue:
SImply right click over the artboard and select 'Ungroup Artboards', that option dissolve all existing Artboards
This worked for me! Thank you so much!
This new feature was unwanted by me and is very irritating when you create a new document to build a composite image, adverts etc., to a set size. Can it be set to default to off permanently?
You can create custom presets for new files. that don't invoke the artboards. I don't use them, I always use my own custom settings, and I never see the artboards unless I create them.
To clarify - What I want is the image I'm working on edge defined and just that visible. What I get is a white square on white background (useless) and with the zero point not in the top left corner. Fit image to screen solves that issue but not the edges issue. This update forces adding guides as the first job just to define the image area.
This is not progress Adobe; updates to PS (which I've used since PS4) making regular tasks less easy.
Can you post a screen shot?
No problem. As you can see from the letterbox in the navigator widow this should show a 116mm by 25mm blank ready to build a new montage image. All I've got is a blank white area with the zero off set to right and down. Useless without adding guides! Giving up on PS for this job as I've got ID.
You aren't using an artboard in your screen shot. There should be a group in your layer panel called artboard and a label on your canvas. It looks like your bg color has been set to white. Right click on the bg to select a different color.
Thanks. That helps. One of those basic things I've never had to do over many years use (as the default has always been grey) so didn't know you could!.