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  1. please add object selection tool like photoshop

    The features I am looking for
    *subject tracing like Photoshop and masking like Photoshop and bring it to illustrator.
    *add more brush tools like Photoshop
    add tools and layer finder like photoshop

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  2. Unit Conversion

    It would so sick if there was a shortcut command for unit conversion, ex mm to in, or pixel to inch

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  4. Apple Touch bar with "slide bar" for setting values

    Hi,
    I suggest using the Touch Bar to display the slider in the window option with a value, e.g. stroke thickness,

    Best Regards

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  5. 整列のキーオブジェクトをキャンセル

    24.2から追加された、整列のキーオブジェクトをクリックでキャンセルする機能を、
    元にもどすか、設定でONOFFできるようにしてほしい。
    キーオブジェクトを解除する状況が想定できない(意図しない操作になることのほうが多い)

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  6. Below is how to resize canvas 100x bigger :)

    If you are having trouble getting the new canvas here is an easy instruction guide on how to get it!

    https://helpx.adobe.com/illustrator/using/large-sized-artwork.html

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  7. Preferences for layers panel

    Obviously there are a lot of ideas and requests for the layers panel because everyone wants to customize it for their own uses. Adding a bunch of options in the preferences panel would be better than a lot of "permanent" changes.

    I don't like the fact that every element is on a separate layer at all, for my projects it is not necessary. In InDesign I get to choose what elements are on which layer - that would be sooooooo nice in Illustrator

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  8. Hello!

    When right-click > Rotate, It would be very handly to have the angle field already selected to just insert the value, or to have it selected when you press Tab first time (now you need to press Tab 4 times in order to have the value field selected).

    That would be great. Thank you!

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  9. Allow difference keyboard increments for up/down and left/right arrow keys.

    Please let us define separate increment values for each arrow key, or at least up/down and left/right.

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  10. give users the option to copy layers, and NOT have them renamed.

    currently, Character Animator REQUIRES multiple layer hierarchies that use the exact same naming convention.

    When I duplicate a perfectly good Layer Hierarchy, every damned single layer in it, Gets renamed. This creates Hours of tedious work for me that is incredibly stupid.

    I want a set of options in the preferences to dictate exactly how Illustrator behaves when it duplicates a Layer/Layer Hierarchy.

    I want to be able to change the string used.
    I want to be able to set it to use a numbering system (number, step, padding)
    I want to be able to turn it the **** off.

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  11. BE ABLE TO DRAG CC LIBRARY ITEMS DIRECTLY TO ASSET EXPORT PANE

    I've just finished dragging 24 logo variations to the CC libraries pane and named each individually.

    Now I want to export each of these in various formats, but I can't drag directly from the CC Libraries pane to the Asset Export pane.

    Instead, I have to rename every single one manually when dragging all 24 into the asset export pane.

    What a pane!

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  12. Stop expanding every layer by default when I open a project

    Why is illustrator such a poorly designed piece of software

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  13. Please add a drop-down feature for font families, that allows all families to collapse and lock in the drop-down position.

    Can you please create a system preference in which I am able to collapse all font families at once, and will lock them in the drop-down position?
    It is very hard to scroll through the typefaces and collapse families individually, one by one.

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  14. Start Screen

    It would be super cool if my start screen wasn't borked.

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  15. Transform options with clickable arrows all the time

    Is there a way to always have the transform options like this (see "Transform with arrows.png" attachment) with clickable up and down arrows? The feature disappears unless you are grouping one or more objects (see "Transform no arrows.png" attachment).

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    It’s not about arrows. It’s because for some object Distribute commands are displayed and they takes the space Transform controls would take instead. What you can do is to press Control panel menu (rightmost button with three stripes) and untick Align and/or Distribute controls to make sure that Transform will always visible. Also, for now this is the only way, Illustrator doesn’t allow to change the order of controls for Control panel :(

  16. cancel all button while opening multiple files

    when selecting a list of files for copy or move in explorer or finder, an accidental doubleclick will cause AI to open all files ....
    At present, one has to try and cancel every single open. Every now and then, AI quits in that situation or has to be killed

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  17. Can you provide extra steps in UI Scaling, please? For my dual screen config., it would be ideal if there was at least one step between.

    As above. 2 steps between each existing would be ideal. It's only a little thing, but I use the middle setting at the moment, the Tools Pallet starts in 2 columns and I have to click it to 1 each time - the bottom bit gets trimmed off but that doesn't matter. If I set UI Scaling to the smallest size, then the Tools Pallet remains as I have set it on my workspace, but way too small.

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  18. Allow workspace saved setting to honor position of multi monitor settings

    Currently workspace needs to be reset on each startup to correct position of saved workspace.

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  19. Search filed is focused by itself

    Every time I go back into Illustrator, the current version, my cursor automatically appears in the search area in the upper right hand corner. This was never the case in the past. This is problematic because, when I go back into Illustrator, I may want to select a tool or paste an object and unless I click on the artboard first, it pastes into the search window. Just one more simple glitchy thing that SLOWS DOWN WORKFLOW!

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  20. Stop making new features the default.

    It's really annoying that you introduce a new feature that works in a different way to how it's been for years and then you make it the default. It seems like a bug or something's not working. Then we go online and google it and find out it's a new thing and to add insult to injury it's the default and we can't default it back to the old way, that we use a hundred times a day.
    The dynamic symbol is a great example of that. People have been complaining about it since 2017 and still the default.

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