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How do I rotate the artboard 180 degrees in Illustrator?


I'm using AI CS. I am working on something which you can flip around, so half of it appears upside down until you do so. The thing is I don't really want to work on it upside down as you can image. How can I rotate the artboard 180 degrees as one would rotate the canvas in photoshop?

Hope u can help.
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Hi m175400,

Illustrator doesn't allow you to rotate the entire Artboard. The premise of the Artboard is that it represents a fixed surface -like a drawing table- where you work. What you can do is collect all your layers into a new one (individual layers will not be merged, simply grouped), and give it a 180 degree rotation. To do this go to the Layers palette, select ALL the layers, go to the flyout menu and hit Collect in New Layer.

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