After clicking document setup a command box will appear, click on edit artboards. the box will disappear and a new set of icons will appear on top of your artboard. Click on landscape to change your artboard’s orientation.
Navigate to Window > Artboards. Select the artboard you want to rotate in the pop-up. Open the drop-down menu in the upper right and choose Artboard Options. Rotate the artboard to a portrait or landscape by clicking the boxes next to Orientation.
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Frequently Asked Questions
How do you make an artboard gray in Illustrator?
You can change it in the settings: Cmd + K ( ctrl + k in windows ) and in there the User interface tab. Another alternative where you can switch in and out of it being white or grey (e.g. if you want to focus on your work, then focus on the mood board items around it):
How do you reshape an artboard in Illustrator?
Press and hold the Option key on Mac or the Alt key on Windows and drag the middle point on the bottom of the shape down to make the shape as large as the artboard. When it's the right size, release the mouse button and then the key. Pressing the Option or Alt key resizes the artwork from the center.
How do you create a custom art board in illustrator?
To create a custom artboard, select the Artboard tool , and drag in the document to define the shape, size, and location. To use a preset artboard, double-click the Artboard tool, select a preset and specify other options in the Artboard Optionsdialog box, and click OK.