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How to hide objects outside artboards in Illustrator?


Question

Is it possible to hide the objects that are outside of the artboard?

As you can see in the picture below, the polygons are shown outside of the artboard.

I want to hide everything that is outside of the artboard.

Objects visible outside the artboard

2016/07/11
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7/11/2016 5:44:00 PM

I usually just create a rectangle with no fill and the heaviest stroke possible (1000pt). Then align the stroke to outside. Then I change the line colour to match the grey background. Set this as the top layer and you can easily toggle it on and off, or lock the layer and simply work around it. Way easier than messing around with clipping masks.

2017/07/27
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7/27/2017 9:25:00 AM