When I export from Illustrator CS5 with "Use Artboards" checked it adds a "-01" to the end of my file name before the extention. I'm assuming that its because its artboard #1 or something. It happens with the all or the range button checked. It doesnt show the -01 when you are saving the file name. This is pretty annoying because I have to go back and re name the files when this happens. Any advice? Thanks!
with the introduction of multiple Artboard in CS4 , users had the flexibility of exporting or saving either artboard specific file or the master file( as if multiple artboards are not present at all, Uncheck use artboard from export dialog to get the master file(legacy behavior)).
now if you export a multiple artboard file to JPEG with All/range selected you will get the artboard specific files,
but to differentiate the files generated for specific artboards, to make the users aware the artboard numbers gets added as suffix after the file name, other wise how would users know which file maps to which artboard.
Now Iin CS5 users have the flexibility to Rename artboards, select an artboard->dobule click on the artboard tool and rename the artboard in Artboard options dialog.
now once a custom name has been provided to the artboards, these custom names will get added instead of Artboard numbers as suffix after the file name. hope this helps
Thank you but I dont want to name the art board at all. I dont have multiple art boards on the file. The reason I am checking use artboards is to crop out all the extras that I have on my canvas that I want to save on the file but dont want to be exported with the jpeg. I used to use the crop area option with CS3. This worked perfectly, it only exported what was on my artboard and it saved it under the name that I had saved the file under (or whatever I typed in the file name to be). Is there a better way to do this? Thanks!
Same problem, Gex.
Been trying to get this resolved for months with no joy. I have recently produced over 250 brand logos for a large multi national, all of which have to supplied in various formats and file types including .jpg. I too use only one artboard and since I don't want the logos cropped tight to the image, I check "use artboard" with the result that I get logoname-01.jpg on every file.
It may not seem to be too much of a sweat to then delete the offending -01 from the resulting file name, but when you have to do this repeatedly it is extremely tiresome... and so unnecessary!! I too do not want, or need, to append the file name with anything at all.
I really am at a loss to know why, if i have one artboard (AND ONLY ONE) it has to have a number at all. With 2 or more artboards, sure, it may be useful to identify each, but with 1... that is it, that is all there is. The only one. One of one. No more, no less. Very little chance of confusion i would have thought!
So, Adobe can we have a radio button (or preference) along the lines of: "add pasteboard number" or "remove pasteboard number" or perhaps a more enlightened soul at Adobe can respond with a workaround (unlikely, it is Adobe after all!).
Has this problem been fixed? Adobe needs to address this as a serious problem. Its very frustrating when opening old files and reconverting JPGs. I thought the idea of upgrading is to enable the user to be more proficient, not the other way around. Just saying.
This is not a soultion. If I open a file named AwesomeLogo.ai and then I name the art board what I want the JPG to be named (AwesomeLogo) The result when exporting using the artboard is AwesomeLogo_AwesomeLogo. Im right back to having to go in and physicaly change the file name. How does this help???
It is very annoying problem and should be dealt with.
It is even impossible to overwrite previous files. For example If I export same file called illustration.jpg several times, I might get files named "illustration-01-01-01.jpg"
I too, need more than a LoRes .jpg
I have to supply each logo (and to date i have completed 320+) as .pdf, .jpg (HiRes), .eps in CMYK, RGB, B/W and Hex.
Yes! there are workrounds, but they are clumsy and slow. There is a much simpler solution...just give us the option to not number artboards!
You can rearrange your artboards and the numberung will be updated. You can name your arrtboards as well butthe option to use artboard names when exporting artboards to tiffs. jpeg. png etc is not there so I will make a feature request for this once again.
Maybe a team or beta team member will noticd tbis tbreat and actual also make the request.
It's 2013 and I can't find a solution to this problem as the original post.
I have to export files to Hi Res Jpegs using ONE artboard which is the main document file anyway. I don't know other artboards. I have to keep deleting the "-01" from the name every time. Is there a way to turn this off?
So frustrating! I still have found no answer to this problem and it is obviously beyond the capabilities of Adobe.
Has this been fixed or has anyone found a work around?
This is extremely tedious. I have a file that I export high res jpegs from, MUST use the artboard (to keep from the stuff off the artboard making the jpegs the wrong size) and use those jpegs to make notes on (in another Illustrator or IndDesign file).
I should be able to save over the old file, which would automatically update as a linked file in my notes. But no, I have to manually delete old file and re-import to the notes!
Huge waste of time.