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  1. Density pixels and screen pixels unit to include to design mobile apps

    Always as designer we have to calculate or check the calculation in other sites for dp or sp to px. It will be helpful if you include these units in adobe illustator.

    4 votes

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  2. Keyboard Bindings

    I would appreciate being able to bind the ESC key to any shortcut I want, such as deselect. I use Full Screen with Menu Bar all the time and out of Photoshop habit, hit ESC to deselect. But every time, it boots me from full screen. I hate it.

    Can you give us some love?

    5 votes

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  3. No outline for an empty layer’s thumbnail in Layers panel

    In a previous edition of Ai, when in the layers palette and having a layer with no content, the thumbnail square didn't have an outline. Now it has an outline and leads you to believe there is content there.

    Why did you change it? Leave it without an outline so you can delete it without the extra steps of looking for content you might not see (being white) or want to delete.

    I feel both Adobe and Apple make changes just to makes changes and justify someone's job. I really resent the accumulation of constant unnecessary changes and this is…

    3 votes

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  4. Easy portability of customization

    I really want easier customization portability in AI.
    Workspaces and Keyboard Shorts specifically.
    I'd love to be able to use any computer and just by signing into CC have these come along.
    And if not that at least a far more straight forward/intuitive method of moving them from one computer to another and from one version to the next.
    It literally takes me a half hour to set things up as I like if I have to do it from first principles (and longer for keyboard shortcuts — I usually don't even know what I have until I try and…

    3 votes

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  5. New crop feature

    Would much prefer this feature to be similar to InDesign. Don't see me likely to use as is since it throws away unused data and embeds. Ability to NOT crop like that is one of the most useful features in InDesign. Masking although clumsy as a crop tool seems it will remain more flexible and useful.

    1 vote

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  6. In the new properties, have the overflow menu at the top opposite the panel name.

    Feels odd seeing the overflow menu at the bottom, where it almost looks like it's part of the panel above it. Also, by placing it at the top of each panel, this could have space.

    1 vote

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  7. Select same fill colour selects text with same fill colour too. Tricky I know

    When I hit select same colour and there is any live text box with multiple colours in it it does not select the text. Would be really handy if it did.

    3 votes

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  8. Highlighted cursor markers on rulers

    I would love to see an option to enable a highlighted cursor marker on the ruler. To explain what I mean by cursor marker, I mean the small, light gray line that follows where your cursor is along the x and y ruler. This light gray line is very hard to distinguish its exact position against the background ruler markers, since there is literally no contrast between them. I would love to see an option to change it to any of the system swatches.

    2 votes

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  9. Keep items selectioned/highlighted visually apparent for efficient editing/manipulating

    In CC2017 the element(s) highlighted do not remain “visually” highlighted, nor do the guides. I can highlight several thing — text, boxes, guide — and I want to be able to see what is highlighted and move them with my arrow keys. It’s very disconcerting to use the direct selection tool, click on something (highlight it) and when I ,move away from that item it no longer looks visually highlighted. When I am working on complex charts/graphs/figures I need to be able to see everything I highlighted/selected as I am moving or editing them.

    1 vote

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  10. Enable the ablility to keep swatch catagories in my tool panel.

    I would love to keep tool swatches in my tool panel. I do have the ability to take one and put it off to the side among my tools, but when I restart Illustrator the tab is gone leaving me to conclude this is not a supported feature. I use one particular swatch category a lot and this would save me time.

    2 votes

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  11. Save to older version of EPS or AI

    CS6 does not appear to allow the user to save to older versions of EPS or AI. Many vendors and designers are still using older versions, and the inability to save to older versions is creating a lot of problems.

    3 votes

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    It should be possible to do so through File > Save As… then select the Format as .ai or .eps, then click Save. In the next dialog select the desired version from CC to Ai3.

  12. 最近使用したものの一覧にファイルパスを表示する

    最近使用したもの一覧はインターフェースとして便利ですが、同一ファイル名を使用したりするケースでは判別がつかず、ファイル管理上、危険が伴うので、ファイルパスを表示するなど、どこかにユニーク情報を入れてほしい。

    2 votes

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  13. Could there be a more logical place for show center and path direction than the Attributes panel

    The Attributes panel seems like the junk drawer of panels. Wouldn't the show center check box seem more at home in the transform panel, and the path direction seem better suited for stroke or pathfinder panel. Just one less panel taking up space on the artboard.

    2 votes

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  14. フォント検索ダイアログの改善

    最近、日本語フォントの名前が長くなってきたため、フォント名の欄に後半部分のバリエーションやウェイトが表示しきれず、非常に使いづらい。

    2 votes

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  15. Jump to selected object in Level Inspector

    Please add auto jump in Level Inspector while selecting your objects on your artboard. It's really annoying to scroll down until you find the selected one. Thanks!

    1 vote

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  16. Screen resolution of Illustrator 23.0 - Not recognising retina display?

    Just downloaded the new Adobe Apps as an update. All fine except illustrator. It looks massive on my screen. Seems it's not seeing retina display or can't work out the size of my display. Attached are two screenshots. One is illustrator window looking massive and Photoshop looking as it should.

    3 votes

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  17. Make it far easier to "transform each." Especially scale and rotate. Like how it works in PowerPoint.

    Make it far easier to "transform each." Especially scale and rotate. Like how it works in PowerPoint. Select multiple (ungrouped) objects. Scale or rotate one, they all scale or rotate.

    1 vote

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  18. corregir ultima version

    Oigan neta!!! esta verisón de Illustrator esta de la fregada!! tiene varios errores! a ver si ya la reparar! no se puede trabajar asi!!!!!

    1 vote

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  19. Action button's

    Is it possible to make actions button's width smaller?

    Or make possibility to open each button's set in separate window?

    1 vote

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  20. Increase MORE +++ the anchors points size. The actual option is not ENOUGH Is very difficult to work..

    The actual size options seems a joke, I work with 3ds max, and there you can select very easy the vectors points, in illustrator it is a Nightmare.

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