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  1. Wrong German translation of item in the Select menu

    Select > Object > Area Type Objects is translated as
    Auswahl > Objekt > Flächentextoptionen
    should be
    Auswahl > Objekt > Flächentextobjekte

    1 vote

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  2. Make my palettes static

    My palettes are always moving. No matter how much i adjust the size the whole group goes up. and down. Why cant they just stay in the same place? right now my swatches/brushes/symbols palette takes up the whole right side. even though i only have the very basic number of swatches. meanwhile the others are all pushed to the bottom and i have to search for each palette.

    Basically I dont want to search for the palette i need. I want it to be on the side where i left it. instead of resizing. I'd rather scroll inside a palettes…

    2 votes

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  3. Use Typographer's Quotes should be more accessible

    "Use Typographer's Quotes" should be added to the Character palette to make it more easily accessible. Sometimes I'm designing a document that uses typographer's quotes, but most of the time I work with documents that reference dimensions in feet and inches, so I need to be able to switch back and forth between typographer's quotes and straight quotes quickly.

    In addition to that, "Use Typographer's Quotes" should be moved from File > Document Setup to Illustrator > Settings > Type to match the way Photoshop and InDesign do it.

    The Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign teams (and probably others, but those…

    2 votes

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  4. In Appearance calling alternative color UI is done with Shift and not obvious Alt

    For some we have to hold Shift while clicking a fill/stroke square in Appearance panel to call the alternative pseudo-panel.
    Alt = Alternative. Sure, Macs have Option instead, but it also fits.

    Also, the hint has the 'Shift' and 'Color' written in lower-case: 'Hold shift key to bring up alternate color UI'... and I have no idea why 'alternate', why no alternation happens? Who wrote this hint?

    11 votes

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  5. Drag tools from one toolbar to another

    When I setup tool panels for various reasons), I can’t just drag it between tool panels.
    The only way to do it now is to remove the tool first in the first toolbox and add it again in the second one. Each panel has its own Edit mode and tools get dragged only within an edited panel :(

    11 votes

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  6. Add Cut At / Connect / Remove Selected Anchor Points commands to 'Object > Path' menu

    In Control panel we have three buttons for a point partial selection:

    1. Remove selected anchor points.
      Does the same as a menu command Object > Path > Remove Anchor Points, and this command can have a hotkey assigned to

    2. Connect selected end points.
      Does the same as a menu command Object > Path > Join, and has a default hotkey. Why Ai uses both 'Join' and 'connect' for the same operation, and also has 'Join' tool, which does a pretty different thing — is an UX mystery.

    3. Cut path at selected anchor points.
      There is NO a menu command for…

    16 votes

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  7. Voice Over Accessibility UX - When the cursor hovers over Tool Tips and Labels etc, speak the text.

    Voice Over Accessibility UX - When the cursor hovers over Tool Tips and Labels etc, speak the text. This is a basic web accessibility feature not included in CC suite. I have used the Adobe software for more than 20 years but with macular degeneration it is difficult for me to read small texts. Tell your colleagues at PhotoShop and InDesign about this.

    3 votes

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  8. Easify Image Trace workflow

    Image Trace is quite confusing, since it needs two parts that are in completely different menu's.
    My solution:

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    Automatically open the Image Trace panel when Object/Image Trace/Make is chosen.

    2
    Add an 'Expand' button to the Image Trace panel.

    3 votes

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  9. Hitting Alt+Down does not open dropdown lists

    I expect Alt+Down to drop down focused lists with options inside, like Font Family / Style, Stroke Weight, etc.

    Sure, I understand it might conflict with duplicating, but in fact no, since Ai does not duplicate when a field is focused anyway. At the same time, it’s a common and expected behaviour in other applications.

    8 votes

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  10. Properties Panel and Graph Type Options

    Please add Graph Type options directly in Properties panel when a graph is selected and include a preview checkbox.

    5 votes

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  11. Buttons with Color background

    We need all active Illustrator buttons with a blue color background like Illustrator on iPad. Sometimes it's hard to find black on a dark interface.

    1 vote

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  12. American's with Disabilities Act Request for Adobe iOS/Desktop apps Google Play

    As much as Katerina (our autistic artist) loves your apps, she has made it clear that she needs Adobe to migrate the apps for iOS/Desktop to android due to how her disabilities impact her life. We are forever grateful to Adobe for giving Katerina the ability to focus on creativity instead of her disabilities however, not having the same ability to create on Illustrator has decreased our productivity. Katerina has informed us to place an American's with Disabilities Act Request which deals strictly with access. Thanks again for creating programs which give Katerina a way to show the world what…

    1 vote

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  13. Artboards panel showing how many artboards are there in total

    Artboards panel showing how many artboards are there in total, simply have the artboards total in the bottom left hand corner, currently you have to scroll down or click goto end/last to see how many artboards.

    2 votes

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  14. I need undo redo option on top right control bar

    I am using desktop illustrator app by mirroring on ipad to use pencil but I cant see undo redo buttons on top right I have to go to edit and then select undo or redo delete buttons.

    also if it can detect my device and allow me to tap with two finger to redo, undo, delete buttons. it would be great

    1 vote

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  15. Top toolbar should display true length and width of shapes, not the "properties" of the shape.

    It's very confusing when you reference the top toolbar to see the length and width of a shape only to realize the values are completely wrong. This is because the top toolbar displays the "properties" of a shape for whatever reason. The length of an object should always be the longest horizontal measurement, and the height should always be the longest vertical measurement, regardless of rotation. Despite not displaying true length and width, the toolbar uses symbols which clearly indicate length and width: a double ended horizontal arrow first, then a double ended vertical arrow second. Unless a user clicks…

    2 votes

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  16. Quick View (Space Bar on Mac) "elements" in Libraries "Tab Group"

    You can hover over Libraries elements and see more written info. But as they say, a picture is worth a thousand words, and a large "quick viewing" would help speed up the identification and selection of elements from Tab Group.

    2 votes

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  17. Error en la traducción al español - Menú «Ver»

    En el menú «Ver», la primera opción dice «Ver CPU en uso»/«Ver GPU en uso», pero en inglés es "View using CPU"/"View using GPU", por lo que la traducción debería ser «Ver usando CPU»/«Ver usando GPU».

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  18. Fit (selected) object to window

    Just as you can "Fit Artboard in Window" ⌘ 0,

    And "Fit All in Window" ⌥⌘ 0,

    It would be nice to fit (selected) Object to Window with simple keyboard shortcut.

    I know Zoom ⌘ + with "zoom to selection" turned on does this somewhat. But often I have to continue to zoom up (+) in order to get the object to fill the screen.

    The question then might be, well how much should the object fill the window? I think 150% is probably a good starting point, but being able to set the zoom percentage factor would be cool…

    1 vote

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  19. Please allow hiding the "shape properties" from transform panel.

    This area wastes half the panel.

    I will never use "shapes" - why is this bit of panel always showing?

    2 votes

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  20. Option to disable Rotate View

    I think the new rotate view update is great if you want to work from multiple angles. But I’ve found it extremely difficult to work while using my trackpad because when ever I zoom in on my projects rotate view is automatically triggered and I have to keep going back to reset my view. As someone who works on multiple art boards at once this happens in a smaller span of time which tends to become annoying after a while.

    36 votes

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