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  1. Display the Shape parameters in toolbar regardless of display resolution or monitor size. My 15" MBP does not show H and W 27"iMac does

    My 15" Macbook Pro does not show H and W when a shape is selected. My 27" iMac does. There is enough space to show these parameters so why are they a drop down in that size display?
    I also work in Windows 10 but its a 27" monitor & they are displayed.

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  2. easier way to unlock layers

    I, like most people, work with layers. Sometimes those layers are 5, sometimes closer to 100. Thing is, I don't want to have to scroll through 100 layers to find the 1 locked layer I want to unlock. It would be great if I could just right-click on it, then go through a 2-step process to unlock the layer. At the very least, if I double-click on said locked layer, I wish to be shown immediately in the Layers panel where that layer is.

    5 votes

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    In latest versions you can enable ’Select and Unlock objects on canvas ’ option in Preferences > Selection & Anchor Display section.
    This will draw a small lock marker for those objects that are locked in your selection (they won’t be a part of selection box though) — click it to unlock an object.
    Please try it and comment back about if it works for you.

  3. Ability to UNDO not only actual changes to objects but also selections

    Basically what title says.
    Now if you select multiple objects and mess up your selection (accidentally deselect everything, select something that you do not want etc.) you have to select everything all over again (or carefully pick out unwanted objects). And there is no option to undo that.
    In applications such as 3ds Max, for example, you can do that — undo history counts in every act of selecting and deselecting, even for individual vertices.

    7 votes

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  4. 增效模組錯誤 Synergy module error...

    增效模組錯誤...
    我需要它來做功課
    I do not understand (So I use google translation)
    Synergy module error...
    I need it to do my homework

    1 vote

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  5. Support for More Keyboard Shortcut Modifiers

    I want to map shortcuts using the option/alt modifier key. Illustrator won't let me do this natively, nor through macOS's Keyboard system preferences. Please consider changing this.

    9 votes

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  6. Timeline and Onion Skin mode for animations in vector

    Illustrator insert a Timeline for animations in vector

    7 votes

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  7. Constrain proportions and distances

    It would be great to have the possibility to constrain object dimensions and distances inside groups according to their parent or the whole canvas. This function is a basic setting in many UI/UX applications (responsive behaviour for layout, buttons, etc.)

    https://vimeo.com/182383488

    4 votes

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  8. No support for Vietnamese unicode and VNI

    No support for Vietnamese unicode and VNI

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  9. Please improve support for copy & pasting from Animate CC!

    I use Animate CC to animate, but Illustrator's drawing tools are VASTLY better — so I always design everything in Illustrator then import to Animate CC. Undoubtedly, the Animate CC team is responsible for some of the incompatibility here, and you would know better than I where their work ends and yours begins BUT…

    The single most frustrating thing about working with Illustrator and Animate CC is that you can copy/cut vector shapes from Illustrator and paste them INTO Animate CC… but if you try to do the reverse — to, say, edit a shape using Illustrator's tools because they're…

    9 votes

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  10. mouse gestures the same for a mac and a pc

    can the mouse gestures be changed so that they work the same for a mac and a pc , ie that the zoom in and out feature is the same on both ?

    4 votes

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  11. I would like to purchased out right

    I am old school and would love to have a

    1 vote

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  12. Corel, passed the illustrator

    You are not developing Illustrator. You are updating, there are many unnecessary features. Corel made many innovations.

    And more stable.
    I am very sad.

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  13. CINEWARE AS A NATIVE TOOL

    You should add the Cineware plug-in into Illustrator's architecture as a native tool, such as After Effects and its Cineware.

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  14. Export Options to CGM

    add additional export options like .cgm in Adobe Illustrator cs5 or cs6.

    Our company is using Licensed Adobe Illustrator CS5 and CS6

    3 votes

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  15. Type Selections

    My idea consists in making it able for us to select text only, but with the arrows, like we have now, but doing it selectively.

    I'll try to explain:

    If we make a freehand selection (area selection) over some portion of the work, everything that is not locked and that that selection overs is selected, right? Despite being it the Black or White Selection Arrows.

    However, I can go to the Menu>Select>Object>Text and it selects ALL text from the artboard. I can also go to a layer and click on the circle on the right and get all of those…

    5 votes

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  16. Fix bugs and add requested features

    Instead of adding new features that nobody has really asked for, how about using resources to add the features ACTUALLY REQUESTED HERE and fix the bugs WIDELY REPORTED HERE?

    11 votes

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  17. ALLOW ME TO SAVE HTML FROM ILLUSTRATOR!!!!!!!!!!!

    So stupid I can't save for web html from illustrator anymore. WTF is wrong with you designers?

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  18. Copy paste sublayers

    For projects you use in Adobe Character Animator. Make it possible to copy the whole mouth group (with sublayers smile, neutral, ...).

    2 votes

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  19. Action: Insert Conditional

    In the Photoshop Action panel there's "Insert Conditional" allowing you to set logical conditions for action behaviour. Illustrator should have this too. It's neat.

    It's useful for making action behaviour more inteligent and relevant to the document, eg. doing one or another thing depending on whether the document is landscape or portrait, colour mode, etc.

    Another way it can be used is to create toggle buttons for things that Illustrator doesn't currently have shortcuts for (eg. Scale Strokes & Effects). Presently you have to create two separate keybindings for each action, whereas the conditional allows you to toggle with a…

    5 votes

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  20. Key command for scrolling thru blend modes

    You know how Photoshop has a quick key command for scrolling thru blend modes? Why not one for Illustrator?

    6 votes

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    You can assign your own custom hotkeys for these commands, using Keyboard Shortcuts dialog: select Tools from the drop-down menu (yes, that’s an unexpected place), and search for ‘blend’ — last two found commands are ‘Blend Mode – Next Mode’ and ‘’Blend Mode – Previous Mode’ — assign any keys you want or use Photoshop-like keys, Shift+Plus and Shift+Minus.
    The only difference between Ai and Ps is that Illustrator does not loop the list like Photoshop does… There is another request for this: https://illustrator.uservoice.com/forums/333657/suggestions/44406693 — please vote there if you believe this should be addressed.

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