Jump to content

  • Free consultations and support
  • Live chatClick Here for Live Chat
  • Call ico 1888-906-1888
    Phone support: Open

    Ready for your call :)

    Our business hours:

    Mon — Fri, 2am — 8pm (EST)

    US & EU support teams

    Phone support: Closed

    We are back in: 1h 20m

    Our business hours:

    Mon — Fri, 2am — 8pm (EST)

    US & EU support teams

How to access "off-artboard" content after saving to PDF format?

  • Please log in to reply

#1 auxiliaryjoel


    Junior Member

  • Designer
  • 1 posts

Posted 23 April 2019 - 03:20 AM

I saved my .ai as .pdf in order to send a proof to client.


I then made another days worth of changes and hit "Save" and then "close".


Now I've realised that because I most recently saved as PDF, that was the file I then saved over.


My major issue now is that all the important content is sitting off the artboard, but because I've saved as PDF - I cannot access it.


I can see the data displaying within the PDF in the preview thumbnail of the document (In Illustrator's recent file list).

But when I open it, it asks me to specify an artboard and only opens the artboard content. Is there anyway that I can get to the "off-artboard" content?


0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users