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  1. Radial Repeat needed updates!

    1. Oval Radial Repeat
      It would be very useful to be able to adjust the radial repeat to an oval radial repeat. Just like how you can change a radial gradient from a circular shape to an oval shape. Opens for lots of more possibilities and will be a huge time saver. Doing this manually is hard.

    2. Control rotation/angle
      It would be very useful if we can get inputs to adjust angle/rotation and option to shift lock rotation changes to 45 degrees.

    See these posts:

    https://illustrator.uservoice.com/forums/333657-illustrator-desktop-feature-requests/suggestions/43866528-radial-repeat-rotation-angle-value-in-options-pane

    https://illustrator.uservoice.com/forums/601447-illustrator-desktop-bugs/suggestions/42444832-radial-repeat-shift-angle-constraint

    4 votes

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  2. Object repeat: whole objects only

    When I use object repeat, I want the option for the boundary box to hold only full objects.

    The attached image is a repeat of the two top left most circles. I want to create a pattern of these, but only have full circles.

    To create the image with full circles only, I needed to create two entire rows of circles and to repeat them.

    3 votes

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  3. Radial Repeat rotation angle value in options panel

    It would be nice to be able to directly enter the exact angle of rotation in the radial repeat options panel. Why is it missing? You can control the number of objects and the size of the circle, but not the angle.

    8 votes

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  4. Add more Definitions to repeat

    Allow more definitions to repeat feature.
    The spacing is awesome and long overdue. and the brick and flip features are amazing.
    But would like to be able to define the total repeats in a unit, not just in size of the repeat area. if we use it for production we want to be able to repeat 10 wide and 5 repeats high. not having to count them separately and having some cut in half. If we repeat 35 in a horizontal row it can take time to count the amount of total pieces. Also maybe add a small total of…

    5 votes

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  5. Allow repeat patterns to be added to swatches

    In the desktop version of AI you were able to create patterns and then add them to the swatches panel to access in any other file. This would be a good feature for the app.

    2 votes

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  6. Repeat along path

    Mirror, repeat and array around a circle are all possible, please can we add repeat/array along a defined path.

    7 votes

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  7. Bring Radial, Mirror, Grid Repeats to Desktop Illustrator

    We saw the radial pattern repeat function for the iPad version of Illustrator at MAX 2019, please bring this to the desktop version.

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    Radial, Mirror, Grid Repeat objects are available in the latest desktop versions, 25.1 and higher.
    There are some improvements still to be made, and the team is aware of some of them.
    Please search for the related requests here on UserVoice forums or add new ones if you can’t find a suitable one.

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