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Quick question guys (thanks in advance), to a very elementary question.

 

I've done this before but can't figure what I'm missing to perform it again.

 

I'm simply trying to make the artboard background invisible (screenshot below) but need the logo image to be white (I made it gray so you could see it in the screenshot). I can't remember how to get rid of the background!

 

feeling like a dork,

 

appreciate your help,

-Christo 

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If you mean make the Artboard transparent

 

Goto

 

File > Document Setup

 

Choose the Colour tab

 

Tick the Transparent Background check box

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21 minutes ago, Ducati said:

Can you have a mixture of artboards but only one with a transparent background? I have 2 artboards, one to export as jpg, eps & svg (with bg) and the other to export as png, without bg. 

Is this possible?

You could specify a transparent background for the entire document (as mentioned above), and then draw a rectangle as the bottom layer of the one that needs a background and make it the color you want.

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1 hour ago, walt.farrell said:

You could specify a transparent background for the entire document (as mentioned above), and then draw a rectangle as the bottom layer of the one that needs a background and make it the color you want.

You don't need the rectangle background - an Artboard can be given a fill colour.

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1 hour ago, anon2 said:

You don't need the rectangle background - an Artboard can be given a fill colour.

Thanks. I forget about that.

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