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  1. "Apply to All" checkbox or "Replace All" button are missing AGAIN

    Apply to All option for missing/replacing links is missing again in version 28.5. Now instead of being able to click that and replace all links I know have to do the relink step up to 30 times every print file.

    21 votes

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  2. Clickable hyperlinks embedded text

    To be able to embed text for example for this:

    https://thankyou.my.id/ for text thank you
    <a href="https://thankyou.my.id/">thank you</a>
    or <a href=http://www.example.com>Example</a>

    18 votes

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  3. Rename Unembed to Unembed All when several images are selected

    A command in the Links panel’s flyout menu allows us to Unembed an image, when it’s selected.
    It’d be great if the name of the command change into 'Unembed All...' when several embedded images are selected.

    Also mentioned here: https://x.com/DTP_Transit/status/1742338384302149796?s=20

    4 votes

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  4. It would be possible that within Adobe Illustrator you could configure web links associating them with certain areas of the screen, with cer

    I edit assignments, quizzes and exams, with musical scores in Illustrator, and add YouTube link symbols to them. For these links to work I have to open the PDF in Acrobat and insert the web links there. But if I later want to edit some text, object, or image and I open it in Illustrator, I lose all the links configuration.

    1 vote

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  5. Set save SVG embed images by default

    Problem: I have hundreds of .AI files I have to convert to .svg with "Embed" image. It always defaults to "link". How do I make "embed" default? Suggestions most welcome, Thanks in advance!

    2 votes

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  6. Image trace has been ruined since 27.6.1.

    Bring old image trace back. I cannot use it anymore. Default setting should be same as old, just some general 2 color trace. Default Image trace makes picture pink and very noisy and every preset is just some ugly artsy thing.

    10 votes

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  7. Rename embedded image

    I want an ability to rename an embedded image.
    Perhaps I don’t like the nonsense somebody else used to name it before embedding.
    Or I just want to give it a name in Links, to be able to distinguish them better (and no, renaming an item in Layers does not do that).

    And please consider the other similar request about renaming a linked image:
    https://illustrator.uservoice.com/forums/333657-illustrator-desktop-feature-requests/suggestions/45706090-rename-linked-file

    12 votes

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  8. Please Fix Image Trace

    Image trace has been fairly low fidelity since I upgraded from CS5 to CC, but in the last few years especially I've noticed an extreme downturn in the quality of the basic settings for live trace. In previous versions(CS5, CS6) the basic settings were high quality enough to provide good traces of artwork. I used to be able to live trace type without much of an issue if the image was large enough; I don't even do that now because even if it's set at 1500dpi the type will come in with irregular shapes or curves that should be straight/straight…

    1 vote

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  10. Recognize the Develop settings applied in Camera Raw

    When I drag a jpg image from Bridge to Illustrator, I would like for Illustrator to recognize the Develop settings that I applied in Camera Raw without first saving the image as a separate file.
    Later changes to the Develop settings would then prompt an update in Illustrator like it does currently when a file is changed.

    1 vote

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  11. Relink image Make fast.

    Can you make it possible to create a shortcut for Relink Image? If you can make it, it's good for me.

    2 votes

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  12. Drag and drop to replace linked image with another one

    Allow users to drag and drop an image from the computer to replace (relink) an existing linked image while maintaining its size, position, and appearance attributes

    5 votes

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  13. Links finder.

    Chciałbym żeby możliwe było przeszukiwanie określa onej ścieżki w poszukiwaniu zagubionych linków. Tak samo jak jest w programie blender.

    File > External data > Find missing files.

    W illustratorze chiciałbym, żeby było podobnie.

    2 votes

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  14. Rename linked file

    If I want to rename a file which is linked to a file (for whatever reason), I have to perform a humiliating process: find a link in Explorer, rename it, return to Ai, wait until it finds out the file is missing, search for the file in a dialog.

    When this would be so much faster just to right-click the file (on canvas or in Links panel) and do 'Rename linked file'.

    And please consider the other similar request about renaming an embedded image:
    https://illustrator.uservoice.com/forums/333657-illustrator-desktop-feature-requests/suggestions/47013226-rename-embedded-image

    15 votes

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  15. Sort Links by size

    Sort by name, kind and status already exists in Links palette options.
    Please add a size option (personally would find it useful so I can see offending large links to prioritise downsizing).

    5 votes

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  16. set pdf content active as helpers/rules when imported

    As it's convenient to keep links to reference file, it's sometimes mandatory to attach/align new shape to points/path of the imported shape.
    but by default the pdf content is not "live". it would be valuable to have this content live as it's possible for Glyphs or symbols...
    Many Thanks

    2 votes

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  17. Ask to update links... for current document

    I remember now why I turned off ask user to update links... because it comes up for documents that are open but not being worked on. Can you fix it so it only asks when you go to that document?

    Here's an example: I'm working on multiple concepts that are placed as links into a presentation document. Each concept, and the presentation doc are open. When I make a change to one of the concept docs, the dialog box to update the links pops up. 1. it doesn't tell me what document has the updated links. 2. it won't let…

    2 votes

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  18. notification when links won't update because of locked layers

    It would be great if I could get a notification when links don't update because they're on a locked layer. I keep clicking on the update button in the links palette and I think something's wrong, when it's operator error.

    3 votes

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  19. Marking already-placed images after import

    Having Illustrator flag placed images (by small icon or turning the text to italics?) under the "File > Place" pop-up window when using LIST mode (by Illustrator finding duplicates comparing in the Links pallete) helping the user keep track when a large number of images need to be placed.

    Right now if I have 50 images to place I have to use memory of where I was placing each or compare links pallete to finder window as a list to check at the end.

    2 votes

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  20. Copy images from the web and paste them directly in Illustrator

    Please, guys, let us copy images from the web or our OS and paste them directly into Illustrator as Figma does.

    In general...can you look at everything that Figma does when it comes to UX and take inspiration from there? I think there's a lot of room for improvement when it comes to UX in Adobe products :D

    Thanks in advance!

    1 vote

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