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  1. Adobe Please Update Image Trace

    Totally understand the business aspects of focusing on tools which have the most users. However Image Trace appears stuck in a time warp, and not moving forward. May be stretching but with the AI, ML tools Image Trace should be far more capable than the current form. The inability to distinguish lines in an image is of concern. You should be able to draw more interest to take raster drawings to the next level with Illustrator. Has been almost 24 years when this was released. Definitely time to take to the next level.

    2 votes

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  2. Illustrator doesn't let me use 3D objects and it automatically closes every time I want to use that option

    When I installed Illustrator files from the Adobe Materials website to use with 3D objects, it stopped working, when I try to select something and convert it to 3D, Illustrator automatically closes. I already reinstalled the program but it's still the same. How do I be able to use it again?

    1 vote

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  3. Pattern Editing Mode - Add options copies 1x2 2x1 and 2x2 - Disable Thumbnail - Performance Enhancements

    For more complicated patterns, 3x3 is too many copies to at least visualize how something tiles. If it's a brick, 1x2 or 2x1 would even be helpful, but at least 2x2 so you can see all seams.

    Please create an option to disable the preview thumbnail in pattern editing mode. The thumbnail redraws for every edit, so more complicated patterns not only have to redraw on screen, but also create a miniature version. Hopefully those previews are images but if not, may be causing further issues when scaling down vectors.

    Would it be possible to make a draft quality preview…

    2 votes

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  4. Render performance problem with missing links

    If you have a document with missing links then Illustrator show proxy images instead of originals. But when I want to work similar files then display performance is bad. Pan, zoom very very slow.

    I am working with Macbook Pro M1 Pro, Adobe Illustrator Version 27, 28 or 29. View using CPU or GPU same results.

    2 votes

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  5. Please improve the functionality of the files when multiple artboards are designed and the design is complex in nature.

    Illustrator is hanging or freezing when complex path designs are being designed or multiple dartboards are designed in a single file.
    I am using a MacBook Pro M2 Chip which is known for its processing and still facing so much issues with heavy and complex files.

    1 vote

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  6. Animated Zoom for Mouse wheel

    Please add the Animated Zoom function for the mouse wheel, now this can only be done using the "Z" key and the mouse movement. It is very inconvenient to scroll using alt + mouse wheel when the percentage of increase jumps from 66% to 100% in one turn of the mouse wheel. The trackpad on the macbook zooms very well, but it is not convenient to use. Add a switch to the "General" settings next to the scroll wheel " Use Animated Zoom to scroll with the mouse.

    2 votes

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  7. AMD RADEON Chipset Support Request

    AMD RADEON Support Request

    Thank you to our development team for your hard work.
    We would very much appreciate AMD RADEON support for Adobe Illustrator
    We would appreciate it if you could support AMD RADEON in future updates of Adobe Illustrator,
    We would very much appreciate it if you could support AMD RADEON in future updates of Adobe Illustrator.

    Thank you very much for your cooperation.

    1 vote

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  8. AMD RADEONのグラフィックボードのサポートと、メモリの割り当て機能追加のリクエスト

    Afinity Designer2.1.1と、Adobe Illustrator 27.8.1のパフォーマンスの違いを、複数のアートボードがある、.ai ファイルを開いて検証した所、
    圧倒的な速さでファイルを開けるAfinity Designerに対して、1分以上遅く元祖Illustratorは開きました。

    いつまでもNVIDIAのグラボしかサポートせず、RADEONは対応していない点や、メモリ割り当て機能が存在しない為、パフォーマンスが、劇的に落ちています。

    Adobe Illustratorは、Adobe製品の中でも、「要」のアプリケーションです。そのソフトウェアを、最適化して更にパフォーマンスを高速化出来なければ、効率の良い業務がいつになっても出来ません。

    パフォーマンスが遅くて、未だに完全に試していない機能もいくつかございます。

    Mac OS Xも発売当初、ユーザーから、パフォーマンス!パフォーマンス!と猛烈にリクエストされて、現在に至るわけですから、御社も「要」のソフトウェアの更なるパフォーマンス向上をリクエスト申し上げます。

    以上、宜しくお願い申し上げます。

    1 vote

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  9. Performance... GPU Performance - Second Check Box - CPU Default

    Mac GPU still does not work correctly all the time. Until it does, there should be a Second Check box for GPU Performance.

    there are times that the GPU is better, but most of the time it's completely glitchy. Until that's fixed we should have a CHECK BOX for DEFAULT to CPU.

    Currently GPU Checked forces it to be on first. If uncheck you can not switch it without going into preferences.

    It's a little thing but until this can be fixed, this is a better workflow... it might be good to keep even after it's fixed too.

    1 vote

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  10. Mark starting points and directions for paths

    We know nothing about where a closed path starts and which direction it has.
    We can cheat it and apply an arrowhead or a brush to see that, but perhaps you just should mark the first points of paths with something else than a square? Like a triangle?
    Come on, look at Corel Draw, look at Affinity Designer!

    15 votes

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  11. Add hotkey (key command) option for panel flyout menus

    There are a number of (small) requests for specific items in flyout menus — I’d like to consolidate that, here, into a GENERAL request in the hopes that it will get a larger response. You may not care if Cmd-J (Ctr-J for PC folks) will duplicate a layer as in Photoshop, but maybe you want to be able to create a new swatch with the key press of your choice.

    Hotkey users of the world, unite!

    4 votes

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  12. Force GPU use. Disable auto GPU > CPU performance.

    Force GPU use. We need to disable auto GPU > CPU performance.

    It's impressive to have a RTX4090 slept waiting for Illustrator CPU performance...

    3 votes

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  13. Find color in artwork button in Recolor Artwork advanced dialog is useless when the object is too small

    There is a button in Recolor Artwork dialog to fade all other colors but a clicked one, the rightmost button with a magnifier below the Current Colors list.
    This fade does little help when the object with the chosen color is too small on the canvas, like in a complex illustration.
    Zooming to these can be a solution, but it won't help if there are many of these specs with the color, so perhaps these objects should be highlighted with a flash of edges or in some other dynamic way to help to locate them.

    12 votes

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  14. Make the Info panel more usefull

    The info panel is too concise in my opinion.
    E.g: when a place image is selected, it should show its pixel size, scale, rotation, color mode etc.

    3 votes

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  15. Adobe illustrator is running slow for no reason

    I have been using adobe illustrator for more than a year on my vurrent laptop and i never had problems (acer nitro 517-52 GTX1650Ti I5). I have updated my graphic drivers and illustrator too. I know i am using more and more fonts over the time. But since adobe illustrator crashed yesterday i doesnt stop lagging. When i am constantly zomming in and out with alt and middle mouse button its crashes in less than 5 sc and crash after placing down 5 rectangles in like 30 sc. My document size is 2000 by 2000 mm and i also tried…

    1 vote

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  16. Speed up Redraw with All Thumbnail Options on One Button

    Switching off thumbnails for improved draw speed means switching various options and locations to get the layer, object and transparency thumbs all switched off. Working many customer files per day this is a drag.

    Please put them all on one "thumbs" radio button with options for all-on, all-off, or custom preference, so I can get my work done faster.

    Make this an application preference rather than document preference to save me even more time.

    1 vote

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  17. Non destructive edits like smart objects example puppet warp

    Non destructive edits like smart objects example puppet warp, currently it is destructive. how nice would it be for the original to still be there like photoshop smart objects ? !

    1 vote

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  18. Illustrator server edition

    Please create a Illustrator server version, like Indesign server. Allow us to run multiple server instances on the same machine.

    1 vote

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  19. 3D and Materials raytracing: Support GPU rendering

    When enabling raytracing for the 3D and Materials effect, use the GPU to render instead of the CPU.

    2 votes

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  20. Shift + click on menu items (File, Edit, Object, etc) w/o closing menu after click

    Whenever I use the menu items (File, Edit, Object, Text, Select, Effects, View, etc) sometimes you go into a submenu, and select one option, e.g:
    1. Go to View Menu
    2. Select Perspective Grid sub-menu
    3. Select Hide guides
    4. Go to View Menu (again)
    5. Select the Perspective Grid sub-menu (again)
    6. Find and click my option (eg. "Snap to guides")

    Now if I could for example "shift+click" to keep the menus open after the click:
    1. Go to View Menu
    2. Select Perspective Grid sub-menu
    3. Shift+click "hide guides"
    4. Click "snap to grid" (without shift when I…

    2 votes

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