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CS6 artboard - cant resize from center

Jul 9, 2012 9:14 AM

Tags: #crop #command #scale #center #width #alt #even

In CS5, if you hold the ALT key (on windows, not mac) while resizing the artboard, it will scale from the center... creating an even width reduction/increase on either side of the page. Why was this behavior removed in CS6?

 
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    Jul 9, 2012 9:24 AM   in reply to dk

    Nope, just tried it. Holding Alt makes no difference. I wish it did.

    CS5 Windows 7

     
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    Jul 9, 2012 9:32 AM   in reply to emil emil

    Doesn't work on a Mac in any version. Wish it did though.

     
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    Jul 9, 2012 11:13 AM   in reply to [scott w]

    as a workaround one could draw a rectangle the size of the artboard, resize it from the center, turn it into an artboard, then delete the original artboard.

     

    or...

     

    long time ago (a little over a year ago) I wrote a script for CS4 that resized the artboard to fit the Art in it...it went obsolete with CS5. I think we could do it in CS4 also but the command could not be recorded in an Action...something like that, I don't remember. It could be used for this request....

     

    is anyone interested?

    ...should I post it here? or I could also start a new thread with the usual "Introducing..." or "Re...Introducing..."

     
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    Jul 10, 2012 12:03 AM   in reply to CarlosCanto

    I'd love a script if possible, Carlos.

     

    Would suggest a new thread so everyone sees it.

     
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