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  1. Suddenly Crashing and then Reopening with a Text Import Options pop up. Please fix. What is going on?

    There are many instances mentioned on the web of illustrator file suddenly crashing and a text import options pop up appearing when you try to reopen. The file is then blank. It doesn't matter how many times you have saved it. There is nothing in layers. Please fix

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  2. iCloud Compatibility

    I was just at Apple the other day because my Macbook Pro (2018, running Mojave) kept crashing when I would open it from sleeping. They told me something in the Adobe App Suite was causing this to happen. So I uninstalled apps, then reinstalled them and it fixed the crashing upon waking issue.

    However, when I tried to use Illustrator, it was very buggy, glitchy, would freeze up. I contacted support and they told me the only solution is to sign out of iCloud to use Illustrator. I don't even have any Adobe related files in my iCloud, but it…

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  3. cannot be opened when mac is connected to the network

    cannot be opened when mac is connected to the network

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  4. Improve thumbnail functionality and allow them to be turned off in Pattern Maker Window

    While layers, groups, and paths offer you the ability to shut off thumbnails, Pattern Maker does not. As it is a live preview of what you're currently editing, it can slow things down quite drastically, even to select 1 item in the swatch with complex patterns. Often I have to shutoff layer thumbnails since they rerender the thumb for every revision, and would like the same functionality for Pattern Maker. Swatch thumbnails don't seem to be an issue and it would appear they only update once the changes are saved. Since there are many options for bricking, and tiling, it's…

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  5. Sophisticated grouping options

    What about
    -Multilayer Groups
    -a function to Flatten a Groupstructure
    -a function to Ungroup the selection to individual objects in 1 go

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  6. Magnetism of line contour to avoid the vectorization

    Magnetism of line contour to avoid the vectorization in order to obtain the shape of the contour to magnetize it and to lose basic line.

    I think especially when I have to create fonts.

    I show you what it might look like !

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  7. Make Layer / Link Thumbnails a Workspace / Application-Level Preference

    I switch off all Layer, Link and Transparency thumbnails to improve viewing performance in complex documents, but I have to do this for EVERY customer file opened.

    With the option to have my saved Workspace over-ride the viewing preference saved in each document, all files would open to the user's preferred setup.

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  8. Acceso directo a objetos/texto con rapida configuracion (ejercitos age of empires)

    hola! les escribo para dar una breve sugerencia la cual quizás ya fue propuesta por otra persona impaciente igual que yo... Si alguna vez jugaron al age of empires y fueron atacados podrán haberse dado cuenta que si configuraron sus ejércitos con anterioridad podrán defenderse mejor o incluso realizar un ataque mas efectivo. Esto se podría hacer seleccionando primero el objeto/texto y después apretando (control) mas un numero. De esta manera se podría hacer cambios de las distintas profundidades de diseño mas rápido, sin tener que mover todo para los costados si se quisiese cambiar algo el z-index 1.
    Espero…

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  9. We have around 30 iMac in college suite and Illustrator is running slow on all. Its not out network its a problem with Illustrator please fi

    We have around 30 iMac in college suite and Illustrator is running slow on all. Its not out network its a problem with Illustrator please fix this issue urgently.

    Kings Lynn College of West Anglia Media Department

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  10. Operate the magnetism of the points

    I have to use the magnetism of the grid to perfectly fit my points.

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  11. Help with bug fixes

    I am having a ton glitches with Illustrator since going to 2019 CC. When I change the colors of simple shapes they turn transparent and disappear. Zooming and out sometimes makes them reappear but more often than not I have to quit Illustrator completely and reopen. Even then it typically does it again shortly after.

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  13. Ability to Designate Target Folder for Scratch Disk

    At the moment, the user can only specify a target drive which provides limited control. I have a specific 'cache' folder on one of my drives which I use for other programs and I'd like to be able to point Illustrator to this folder as well. If applications don't let the user designate a specific folder, you end up with dozens of cache folders springing up all over the place. In today's data heavy world, keeping things organised is more crucial than ever.

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  14. File operations

    I just opened 6 50kb PDF files and it took 1 minute 50 seconds. Why is it so slow? It has been this slow for a long time and I am sick of it. It makes me wonder why I should pay for this.

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  15. AI needs to be able to keep up with AE and CA, when I make a puppet for those apps in AE, AE becomes overwhelmed and hopelessly slow. I

    AI needs to be able to keep up with AE and CA, when I make a puppet for those apps in AE, AE becomes overwhelmed and hopelessly slow. It neb
    AI needs to be able to keep up with AE and CA, when I make a puppet for those apps in AI, AI becomes overwhelmed and hopelessly slow. It needs to be much more powerful so my workflow is reasonable. Also if I have to rasterize everything to help these apps handle the burden, there should be an undo button for rasterized bits for editing purposes. But there's a huge…

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  16. I am on a super performance BOXX workstation and illustrator is a joke!!! It is like working in Illustrator in 1993.

    I am on a super performance BOXX workstation Windows 10and illustrator is a joke!!! It is like working in Illustrator in 1993.

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  17. This is a bug report on unresponsive behavior on the Macintosh OS

    Illustrator 2018 is unresponsive and erratic to mouse and keyboard input on Apple OS 10.13.6.

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  18. bug: Screen turns black after choosing width tool

    In between bugs I still try to make something in Illustrator, and now this happened:

    1. I hit Shift + W on the keyboard to select the width tool.
    2. Instead of the width tool cursor, the cursor became a black rectangle.
    3. I noticed both the Selection tool and width tool were selected in the tools window.
    4. I dicided to click on an Anchor anyway, and the screen turned black. The video signal went off, monitor went on standby. The HDD/SSD light on the PC was flashing nonstop. PC did not respond to anyting (I think, but I could not see because…
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  19. selective display of graphic elements

    When working with large files for large prints, we often run with slow-down issues due to having many vectorized images and transparency modes. Normally one knows who is the culprit and it would be nice to be able to select some sort of 'low-res' representation of the heavy graphics so it does not slow down the machine so much.

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  20. Enchanced anti-aliasing

    Illustrator's anti-aliasing is very dirty and very-very dark. I personally work mostly on icons in Illustrator and the reason I avoid the application for say simple UI is that the result will be dirty. If I import my illustration from AI to Photoshop or Adobe XD - the whole layout will become much cleaner, lighter on preview and on export from there.

    Recently I've encountered a situation when my colleague had a small circle, and for this circle, the stroke's been defined as black and the fill was transparent. In Illustrator it looked like the circle hadn't a hole in…

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