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artboard name

in previus version Illustrator if i need to rename artboard without deleting original name, i press in text field of artboard. In new version pressing on this field comes to delete original name

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We have the fix available in the latest release. Please update Illustrator using Adobe Creative Cloud application to the latest build for version Illustrator CC 23.0.
Please refer to our knowledge base FAQhttps://illustrator.uservoice.com/knowledgebase/articles/1844590 if you face difficulty in update.
Or get in touch with us at any of the other support channels – https://helpx.adobe.com/support.html

Warm Regards,
Ashutosh Chaturvedi | Sr. Quality Engineering Manager – Illustrator
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  • Christian Zagarskas commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Yes, this is a serious problem, ALSO the artboard names do NOT SAVE ANYMORE. Open any AI file, make several artboards, save the file, close it, reopen it , change the names. The next time you open the file all the artboard custom names are GONE. This is horrible when you have 20-50 artboards in a single file that were all perfectly named and now have suddenly been replaced with "artboard 13" "artboard 49"

  • Peter Frings commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Another work around is to select "Export for Screens" and to rename the artboard from with that dialog box. Then Cancel the dialog. This does apply the name change.

  • Jordan Thomas commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Second this. Can't edit artboard name without it disappearing, have to re-open file in CC15 version just to easily manage naming in large files. Frustrating.

  • Griff commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    The workaround on this fix is to edit the name of the artboard first… then it works as intended. But if you work on many files at once and are constantly opening/closing files (like me), this becomes very frustrating.

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