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  1. Timeline and Onion Skin mode for animations in vector

    Illustrator insert a Timeline for animations in vector

    7 votes

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  2. Make it so I can edit an embedded image

    Make it so I can edit an embedded image in photoshop and save back to Illustrator like editing an image in Acrobat Pro

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  3. Cluster nudges as one "move" for undoing

    In Photoshop, when a user nudges an object by holding down an arrow key for an interval of time, PS clusters that series of nudges as one "move". Then the user can undo all of the nudges at once with one "Undo move" command in the History panel. Since Illy doesn't have a History panel (and why is there no History panel? Don't like it, don't use it.), it's impossible to undo all of the nudges with one "Undo". Please make Illy treat nudges like PS does.

    6 votes

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  4. Student Discount for one month Free usage of Illustrator CC during Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis

    I think it is reasonable that Adobe would consider helping students by providing free access to Adobe Illustrator whose universities have moved to online instruction due to the Coronavirus. It would be a generously kind gesture for Adobe to consider discounting or eliminating the $31. monthly fee during this crisis.

    The software is provided in the classroom, and labs are open to students outside the class period for their use. Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education PASSHE stated that our Adobe CC license at Edinboro University does not permit student personal use for Adobe CC products. Some students are taking…

    6 votes

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  5. ADD "Relink to Folder..." to the Links panel as in InDesign

    We have long kept an asset folder named The__PIT that has 1 copy of every file that has ever made it through Production so that if we bring up an InDesign IDML or INDD from any time in our history, ALL links are immediately restored using "Relink to Folder...". We need this same functionality with Illustrator. I understand that InDesign is a data based software and Illustrator is not. I also see that Illustrator does retain the file name though (which, as is noted in many other similar requests, does nothing as far as selecting a match within a CC…

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  6. Toolbox zoom and hand tool on same tab instead of separate tabs making it slower to select since having to flip back and forth all the time

    Previous versions CS6 etc had the toolbox panel better laid out: Hand tool and zoom tools were on a separate tab now CC doesn't give the choice but having them both on a same tab so having to hover, drag etc every time I want to select my favourite tools is really tedious whilst there are many useless tools on the toolbox displayed why changing a feature that worked perfectly in previous versions?

    6 votes

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  7. Set / reset placed image to desired dpi

    The ability to adjust an image's size based on a desired dpi. At times I need to reset an image to its original, or some other size, based on dpi.

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  8. Please support for cad funtions

    pleased support navite for CAD funtions in illustrator like cadtools or cad-compo, i consider that this funtion is very importan

    6 votes

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  9. Change order of assets in Library...

    Allow us to organize the library better, e.g., change the order that assets appear in inside a library.

    6 votes

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  10. Make "Export Selection…" Actionable.

    The fact that "Actions" is not in the list is telling.

    Make "Export Selection…" Actionable. Currently, it is not recognized when recording an Action of when "Adding a menu item" to an existing action.

    Actons, in general, are in dire need of attention in Illustrator. Please consider making them a priority.

    6 votes

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  11. 'Expand' generates excess groups, clipping groups, compound paths and other unwanted vector garbage. Keep it simple!

    Try expanding a brush or a 3D shape and take a look at the large pile of unwanted groups, compound paths and clipping masks Illustrator has generated for you. It just adds complexity to the file and makes the object appearance tricky to work with. See example ai file attached.
    If you have Astute Graphic’s Vector First Aid plugin you can remove all that stuff and see just how simple and usable your vectors can be (I recommend it), Wouldn’t it be better if Illustrator didn’t generate junk in the first place?
    Please make sure Illustrator only generates the barest…

    6 votes

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  12. Ability to Import New Brushes to Adobe Draw

    Would love to be able to create your own or import other brushes to Adobe Draw.

    6 votes

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  13. Actions panel

    Everything is so tiny, and the actions panel is too. When you run an action you see all steps, and if you want to try another of your actions you have to scroll a mile to get there. It's very difficult to get an overview of the actions you have. So I would like to see the steps of the action in a separate window, so that you don't loose the overview of your actions. You shouldn't see all steps in the same list as the actions that you have. Also I would like to be able to have some…

    6 votes

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  14. More advanced 'Add Anchor Points' function

    'Add Anchor Points' is quite archaic at the moment. My requests:
    1. Allow to apply to selected parts of paths, instead of the complete path.
    2. Add a dialog to set the number of subdivisions / points added per segment.
    3. Allow to assign it to a keyboard shortcut
    4. When adding to a curved segment, the new anchor points should be smooth, not broken.

    6 votes

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  15. An ability to update variables

    I'd like to be able to bind Variables to pageItems and be able to reimport the Variable Library; that is, I'd like to be able to reimport the CSV or XML file and not have to rebind the Variable to pageItems.

    This would let me create a template or master file that is ready to import new data without having to rebind the Variables.

    Also, make Variable binding scriptable.

    5 votes

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  16. OBJECT > TRANSFORM > ROTATION to work with 4 decimals

    When selecting OBJECT > TRANSFORM > ROTATE...manually entered rotation angles are truncated to 2 decimal places. I experience a loss of pattern repeat with that kind of truncation across large pattern rolls. If we could manually enter 4 decimal places, that would be extremely helpful to my work!

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  17. Pourriez vous rendre illustrator disponible pour les système android s'il vous plaît ?

    J'ai une tablette huawei et j'aimerais me servir d'illustrator

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  18. Split- screen on all on adobe software

    Can you please consider adding the split-screen view to your softwares, predominantly Ai, Ps & Id. It is pretty hard to follow up with online classes/tutorials from Udemy, YouTube, Domestika if I have to keep switching windows back and forth and it is really frustrating. Help us Designers tackle tasks easier and more effective during this pandemic and busy workload

    5 votes

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  20. Shortcut for Delete Layer

    I'd like a custom shortcut for deleting a layer. I could, of course, record an action and assign one of the F keys (F5, F6, etc), but I don't want to use the F keys.

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