Export multiple artboards from Illustrator as separate PDFs with specific preset


I searched for this over the internet but I did not find a working solution. I understand that it can't be done in Illustrator, but there is a need for a script. Can someone help me on this? There is pretty much artboards to export and there is a need to make separate files, that would be very helpful not to do it manually.

8/19/2018 5:20:00 PM

Accepted Answer

I don't know which version of AI you are using, but it is very easy in the newest release of Illustrator CC.

Use the Export for Screens option

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Follow these steps:

  • Select PDF as the output format (1)
  • Adjust your PDF settings, by clicking the gear icon (2)
  • Name your artboards by clicking on the titles, because the artboard names will be used as the PDF file names (3)

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Click on Export Artboard and voila! You artboards are all now saved as inidividual PDFs.

10/28/2016 2:52:00 PM