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  1. 2 votes

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  2. Non-Destructive Path Trim

    It would save me incredible amounts of time if I could simply--and non-destructively--trim a path.

    Example:
    I create a character's arm using a tapered stroke. I then duplicate that tapered stroke so that it can function as a shirt sleeve.
    <Here is where the issue comes in...>
    There's not a good way to trim that duplicated stroke to function as a sleeve. I can add points and delete the stroke, but the width won't match anymore. I can create a clipping mask, but it's a pain and makes adjusting the characters pose needlessly laborious.

    Being able to trim the path…

    4 votes

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  3. ドロップシャドウのカラー設定を異なるカラーモードのドキュメント操作時に初期化してほしい

    ドロップシャドウのカラー値は前回適用された値が保持されています。この値は変更されるかアプリケーションを終了するまで保持されます。
    この挙動はカラーモードの異なるドキュメントを編集している際に問題になる場合があります。
    例えば、カラーモードがRGBのドキュメントにてドロップシャドウをデフォルトの数値で適用した場合、ドロップシャドウが持つカラー地はRGB各値が0となっています。この状態でカラーモードがCMYKのドキュメントに移りドロップシャドウを適用するとカラー値がC:93,M:88,Y:89:K:80となり、いわゆる4C割れという状態となりまます。
    ver.27で解消された4色に割れたブラックが適用されてしまうわけで、この状態はよくありません。

    ドキュメントのカラーモードとドロップシャドウの持つカラー値がマッチしない場合、デフォルトのカラー値にフォールバックさせるようにしていただきたいと思います。

    20 votes

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  4. Copy and paste formatting to text

    Please add a very important abbreviation
    It is paste formatting
    (And copy the same text)
    I suggest its shortcut is ctrl + shift + V
    and
    ctrl + shift + C copy shortcut
    As in MS Word
    It's an important shortcut and makes it much easier at work. Please let me know when it's activated

    3 votes

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  5. Add "tight" leading to preset leading

    From the beginning, Illustrator has offered an "Auto" setting for leading, plus specific setting numbers (12pt, 14pt, 18pt, 21pt, et al). What I wish that you would add is a setting for "tight leading," in other words, leading set to the same point size as the font itself. Like 10/10, 12/12, 72/72. Seems like an easy, one line of code kind of addition. And I, for one, would be eternally grateful for it.

    1 vote

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  6. Add and option for Offset Path command and effect to respect the direction and starting point of the original path

    Offset Path makes width and length of a rectangle to swap

    When applying Offset Path after making a rectangle, the size of width and length of the rectangle are changed into each other and the rectangle gets rotated 270 degrees even though real shape is not changed.
    It seems bug need to be fixed.

    I attatched gif video and related link.

    https://community.adobe.com/t5/illustrator-discussions/%EC%9D%BC%EB%9F%AC%EC%8A%A4%ED%8A%B8-%ED%8C%A8%EC%8A%A4%EC%9D%B4%EB%8F%99-%EB%B2%84%EA%B7%B8/m-p/14531918?profile.language=ko

    https://community.adobe.com/t5/illustrator-discussions/why-are-width-and-length-changed-when-i-use-offset-path/td-p/14541783

    2 votes

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  7. Update packaged contents

    To be able to PACKAGE a file and it's contents/fonts is obviously essential, however - this should not be a end to a means. Once you package you file, and then have to make changes to the file you had open (this happens a lot), the PACKAGED contents is now out of date. Could be just the .ai, or .ai and links and fonts.

    Once you've PACKAGED once, there should be an UPDATE PACKAGE function. This should also be implemented in InDesign and Photoshop.

    2 votes

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  8. 求助!一个大文件打不开了

    一个3.13G的文件打不开了,提示只能读取文件的部分内容,请问这是什么原因导致的,是illustrator对文件大小有限制吗?
    有什么办法可以打开这个文件吗?

    1 vote

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  9. Need for Precise Axis Constraint when Repositioning Graphics with Shift

    When repositioning a graphic as a material, I can't constrain the position to x/y axis by holding shift, e.g., the graphic always gets off axis or rotates. Please provide more precise control over position of graphic

    3 votes

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  10. multi layer groups

    I would love to group objects while keeping their layer allocation.
    Groups should be layer independent to be more flexible than layers, which are uses to organise objects already.

    3 votes

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  11. Pin Contextual Task Bar position (like in Photoshop)

    Hi Adobe,

    While I love the idea of the contextual toolbar, I'm sure I am joined by many in my opinion that it really gets in the way a lot of time, covering up parts of the design you'd like to see, making it hard to resize or move an object precisely and so on.

    I'm extremely happy that I can just permanently pin the bar in the bottom of the screen (or wherever I want it) in Photoshop, but this option is entirely missing in Illustrator.

    The bar will remain where it is for the duration of my work…

    12 votes

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  12. Allow Shape Builder to close edited path, but keep the one below opened

    Hi there!
    So, the thing is that - when I have 2 intersecting open filled paths, I really want to remove the outside path of one path using Shape Builder tool. But I want the second path to stay open. and the first path to become closed.

    It may sound as a picky request. But I struggle with this issue everyday, like, 20+ times.

    7 votes

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  13. Tool to identify the size of each asset that is added to a document

    sometimes I save a project file and it is HUGE... because some asset I added is also HUGE, but I didn't realize it...

    I would like to see a feature where I could open a panel (maybe integrated into a LINKS panel?) and it shows each asset added and the size...that way I can make the decision to manually edit that asset to a smaller size so that my files aren't so huge

    2 votes

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  14. can we have a Chinese paragraph arrangement function (Hyphenate) in English Illustrator, which is now only available in Chinese illustrator

    as a Chinese English Illustrator user, we are more familiar with English Illustrator interface than Chinese, even though we can read Chinese. It will be really convenient for us to have the hyphenate function, which is now only available in Chinese Illustrator, to be also available in English Illustrator, like Hebrew, Arabic, Dutch etc...

    2 votes

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  15. Make more improvements to Dimensions

    Some add'l improvements that would be greatly appreciated:
    • Higher precision settings. At least to 1/8" but 1/16" would be great as well.
    • More formatting options for foot inch/ e.g. 7" instead of 0'-7"
    • Dimension text centered with the dimensions line as option, with a break in the line to accommodate the text.
    • Scale options (custom as well) in architectural format in addition to engineering format (e.g. 1/2" = 1'-0" in addition to 1:24)
    • Options to show dimension text rotated 90° - separate options for vertical, vs horizontal dimensions.
    • For "Line Type", give us all…

    2 votes

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  16. Detailed Cloud Libraries history and version control

    We need a way to see the edit history for items in a cloud library, including at a minimum when an asset was updated and who made the change... as well as the ability to restore a specific version.

    3 votes

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  17. Dimension Tool Ungroup to edit

    To be able to ungroup the dimension, created with the dimension tool so it can be edited. The only way I have found how to edit it is expand appearance. And that duplicates it a number of times so you need to delete the duplicates first.

    6 votes

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  18. Trigger "view guides" when adding one from rulers

    Hey everyone, this might be a little request coming from a silly designer, let me explain :

    When I was using illustrator guides lately, I found something that bugged me out, I tried to drag a new guide from the "rulers" on the corner of the canvas, I placed it where I wanted to, and to my surprise it wasn't showing, then I quickly remembered the "show guides" option inside the "view" tab was on "hide".

    Of course it displayed every guide that I previously dragged in when I switched it to "show", but speaking in UX terms, it should…

    3 votes

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  19. Make Shadow bounds for 3D and Materials to auto-match the actual shadow bounds

    Please eliminate the shadow bounds for 3D objects, or make it infinite, or at least something more generous than 400%: 4000% perhaps? 40,000%

    8 votes

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  20. Allow users to change the default Area Type Options

    I prefer to have 'x Height' as a First Baseline, instead of current default 'Ascent'.

    I assume other users would like to change something else, like having 'Auto Size' always enabled from the beginning, or have a different vertical alignment (when will you rename it from the wrong 'Horizontal' to the correct 'Vertical'?! — vote here: http://illustrator.uservoice.com/forums/601447/suggestions/45711817)

    I tried different ways to make these parameters hold — updating Paragraph styles, changing document profiles... it always defaults to these.

    14 votes

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