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  1. Unembed multiple images all at once

    Be able to select multiple linked images in links palette and unembed them simultaneously.

    57 votes

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  2. Option to "Show Transparency Grid" by default for all the files at all the time

    I deal with a lot of white icons/svg and would like to keep the transparency grid on by default for all the files.

    17 votes

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  3. The option button does not work with creating objects from a center point or copying using the option key.

    The option button does not work with creating objects from a center point or copying using the option key.. tried uninstalling and reinstalling who creative cloud suite.

    1 vote

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  4. Enable the ablility to keep swatch catagories in my tool panel.

    I would love to keep tool swatches in my tool panel. I do have the ability to take one and put it off to the side among my tools, but when I restart Illustrator the tab is gone leaving me to conclude this is not a supported feature. I use one particular swatch category a lot and this would save me time.

    2 votes

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  5. Density pixels and screen pixels unit to include to design mobile apps

    Always as designer we have to calculate or check the calculation in other sites for dp or sp to px. It will be helpful if you include these units in adobe illustator.

    4 votes

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  6. Prototype mobile / web feature in adobe illustrator itself

    It is helpful to integrate prototyping for mobile and web to show clients in illustrator itself

    1 vote

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  7. Multi color guides

    I use templates with several close guides. When zoomed in its sometimes difficult to tell which guide I'm at. If the Make Guides selection could have an additional drop down with a choice of 3 or 4 colors, if would help prevent mistakes.

    18 votes

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  8. A lock for the color pallet, but tool specific.

    When I need to adjust a filled object and then return to say, the pen tool. I first have to reset the color and stroke before I can go back to my line work. I would love it if there were simply a lock for this on the pallet so that while drawing I can lock it to a certain color, fill, and stroke weight/style. Perhaps a simple lock on the tool pallet under color. Gray out lock icon over color when I turn the pen tool back on would be a good indicator. So it is attached to that…

    4 votes

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  9. 100 artboards

    Over 100 Artboards please. This has been talked about for 3 years now to no avail.

    I'm creating UI and it requires more that 100 pages. Why are we being constrained?

    1 vote

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    Hi,
    We are pleased to inform you that your request is available in the latest release of Illustrator version 22.0.
    Visit your Adobe Creative Cloud Application and update. If you do not see an update on the application please check for update from the flyout options on the application after clicking on three vertical dots. For step by step process please visit: https://helpx.adobe.com/in/creative-cloud/help/download-install-app.html#Checkforupdates

    Warm Regards,
    Ashutosh Chaturvedi | Sr. Quality Engineering Manager – Illustrator
    Adobe. Make It an Experience.

  10. Disable Learn Window at New Project Creation

    I'd like to have the ability to disable the Learn window from popping up at new project creation. I'm perfectly comfortable in the AI environment, I don't need to be reminded every time I create a new project how to create in it. If I'm unsure of how to do something, I use Google. I can understand if this feature is useful to novice users, however it's not for someone who has been working in Adobe products for 10+ years.

    I've attempted to search for an option to disable it, and was unable to do so. Am I dense, or…

    6 votes

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  11. Export for Screens, CMYK to RGB

    When working in a CMYK Illustrator file, the Export for Screens function currently creates CMYK jpgs. Since it is for screens, it should convert to RGB. Or at least there should be an option to convert the color mode for the exported files.

    In a package design project, the files are primarily for printing, but digital mockups are a secondary purpose. So it is necessary for the CMYK color mode to be converted to RGB. Export for Screens seems like it should inherently create RGB files.

    137 votes

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  12. 28 votes

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  13. Create artboard to three decimal places

    It would be nice to be able to set artboards to three decimal places without it rounding up. If I make something at 3.125", it rounds up to 3.13", or 3.6785 becomes 3.68. Although I have not had any printers yell at me for my files not being correct, I still am concerned that it always wants to round up to the hundredths place, especially when I'm having to be sure that my materials are going into places where the sizes are set in to be such specific tolerances.

    16 votes

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  14. Save to older version of EPS or AI

    CS6 does not appear to allow the user to save to older versions of EPS or AI. Many vendors and designers are still using older versions, and the inability to save to older versions is creating a lot of problems.

    3 votes

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    It should be possible to do so through File > Save As… then select the Format as .ai or .eps, then click Save. In the next dialog select the desired version from CC to Ai3.

  15. Use Key Object to allow precise control for in-back and in-front level changes

    Allow Key Object to define which object is moved and which object is used to define movement. If I select two objects and then highlight one as a key object, it would be nice to use the same hotkeys for "send to back" and "send to front" and have it only work in relation to the two selected objects, putting the keyed object either directly in front of or behind in the layer order of the other object.

    As it is now, the hotkeys either work too much by sending objects all they way to the back or front, or…

    6 votes

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  16. Export from Libraries

    Sometimes clients ask for icons and other assets to be delivered separately. If we could export items from the library or drag directly from the library to the asset export window it would be fantastic!

    17 votes

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  17. Ability to use non-English shortcuts

    1.Adobe Illustrator cc 21.1.0
    2.When Keyboard input isn't eng, shortcut didn't work (ex.can't type "ย" in thai for pen tool, Have to switch to Eng input first)
    3.Can use shortcut in another keyboard input that isn't eng.
    4.Have to switch to Eng input to use shortcut

    ps. Already re-install creative cloud and illustrator as support suggest and can't solve this issue

    6 votes

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  18. Free Distort Bounding box doesn't follow shape

    I know this isn't a bug, but it definitely feels that way. The Bounding box when using the free distort reset back to the initial shape and doesn't follow the shape you are shaping, Which makes it virtually impossible to make fine tuned distortions. The way it works in Photoshop is the way it should be.

    I see people have complained about this for YEARS!
    I cannot see a single use case where the current way is preferable.

    And using the effect Free Dstort isnt anybetter, since you don't get a visual representation on the artboard of what you are…

    57 votes

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    Hi Everyone,

    We have improved the working experience of Free Distort tool. Now the bounding box will not reset! This functionality now is available in our latest release build – 24.1.1 for Win and 24.1 for Mac which is available worldwide now.

    What’s new in 24.1: https://helpx.adobe.com/illustrator/using/whats-new.html

    You can update to the latest release using Creative Cloud desktop App: https://helpx.adobe.com/in/creative-cloud/help/creative-cloud-updates.html

    Thank you for all the feedback

  19. A sane way to assign a stroke to have a color not in the default palette

    If I want to assign a color from a Library to a Stroke, my only option is to make the object's background color the Library color, and then use the Swap Fill and Stroke button.

    The Stroke color menu has lots of weird buttons to import colors that I don't care about. Why not replace those buttons with like a Library Colors button, or a Recent Colors button, or heaven forbid a color dropper?

    My first impression of Illustrator was that assigning colors to things is harder than in any other program I have used in my entire life. This…

    3 votes

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  20. Move(select) multiple artboards with just a mouse

    I just need to be able to select and move multiple artboards.
    Thats so simple. Currently, I can select only 1, but I have 100 of them already and I want move some groups in my document, to easy re-arrange them. But I have to move one by one. AWKWARD.

    7 votes

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    Hi,
    We are pleased to inform you that your request is available in the latest release of Illustrator version 22.0.
    Visit your Adobe Creative Cloud Application and update. If you do not see an update on the application please check for update from the flyout options on the application after clicking on three vertical dots. For step by step process please visit: https://helpx.adobe.com/in/creative-cloud/help/download-install-app.html#Checkforupdates

    Warm Regards,
    Ashutosh Chaturvedi | Sr. Quality Engineering Manager – Illustrator
    Adobe. Make It an Experience.

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