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  1. Make Smooth command to have the persist/sticky option

    I like the new Smooth command and I'm using it frequently enough that it would be nice to have a persist/sticky option for it instead of repeatedly going back to the Object menu.

    Also, I find that smoothing of 20% works well for a lot of shapes I'm editing but could the bar be enhanced with a few click-to bars to speed up this process (see attached). Maybe include this for the Simplify command as well.

    2 votes

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  2. Directional Feather effect like InDesign

    Can we have a Directional Feather effect like InDesign?

    2 votes

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  3. 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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  4. Option to add dimensions to current layer

    I enjoy the new dimension tool but find it annoying that it creates a whole new separate layer. Maybe my workflow is unconventional, but it would be nice if the dimensions could just be added to my print instructions layer instead of a whole new layer just for the dimensions. I make a lot of diecuts and find myself still using old methods to create the dimension lines due to it always putting them on another layer.

    5 votes

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  5. Increase the precision of illustrator to at least 10 decimal points, fix Place...

    Please increase the precision of Illustrator for placing files such as .dwg from other programs. I noticed the shapes change a lot. Or, change the initial size of the placed file to as large as the artboard. I know you have this option when you drag and drop a file, but you do not have this option when you select File-Place...

    2 votes

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  6. Toggle Artwork Visibility Outside of Artboard

    The function of the w key in InDesign switches between preview and normal view. Why doesn't Illustrator have this functionality? It would be so useful as I usually prefer to use Illustrator when I'm initially laying things out for a design project. I've seen multiple requests for this functionality in the forums. Please please please add this!

    2 votes

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  7. 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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  8. 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

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  9. Issue exporting PDF larger than 227 inches - compression ppi not at 100%

    When exporting a large document in PDF/X-4 2008 for example, and the compression is set to 100 ppi, the image gets exported at 10 dpi instead, and has to be set at 1,000 ppi for the pdf actually read as 100 ppi. ( this happens with any number not just 100 dpi)

    This whoever doesn't happen when exporting as Tiff, just when saving as .PDF

    I have attached 2 set of screenshots when exporting at 100 dpi and 1,000 dpi and getting the results I was explaining.

    2 votes

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  10. Make calligraphic brush support dashes

    "Dashed Line" does not work. At all. Even default brush does not respond. V28.3 on both OSX and Windows.

    1 vote

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  11. One Standard Between Adobe Application Tools

    In PS I can use the several tool and click and holding Shift key and click on a point on the other end. This will either erase or paint a corresponding line at the other end.

    Is this not a feature inside AI?

    Appears in AI I have to hold the left mouse key and drag to get the eraser to draw a straight line..

    3 votes

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  12. 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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  13. DXF format support

    Can u add DXF format support, to directly open in Illustrator. Now i open DXF in Corel and save to PDF and then open in Illustrator for working. I am into apparel/fashion field. Garment patterns are important to be opened in actual size so we add prints and other embellishments to actual and see.

    2 votes

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  14. For personal workspace and palette preferences carry over to updates.

    I have a highly customized workspace for my workflow. It would be nice to cary over all of settings and preferences from the previous version. With the rapid release of beta versions, it becomes a big issue and I lose a lot of time resetting my environment to accommodate my existing workflow.

    If this already exist, please tell me how to address it. Thanks!

    2 votes

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  15. OKHSL Color Model Support - Better than HSL

    The HSL color model has a lot of issues with it and has been improved upon with OKHSL.

    See this article—once you see the OKHSL color wheel, you will be sold instantly! Looks way better.

    See attached images of HSL vs OKHSL.

    Full article: https://bottosson.github.io/posts/colorpicker/

    Would be great to have this in Illustrator.

    7 votes

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  16. 复合路径建立的剪切蒙版

    复合路径建立的剪切蒙版,如何把蒙版分割的对象分离成单独的对象。如图中,我用矩形复合路径通过剪切蒙版把图片分割,但是现在是一个整体,我想让蒙版中分割的每个对象成为一个单独的对象,请问有什么好办法吗?比如类似于“扩展”的功能。
    当然,每个矩形可以单独建立剪切蒙版,但是会非常麻烦。

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  17. Introduce a way to control the cross-section for 3D Inflate profile

    For "Inflate", it would be cool to have a curves/profile editor to modify the cross-section more than the Volume slider currently allows. Currently it seems that turning down the volume essentially pancakes the object - and sometimes that's a good look! But it would be nice to have the option to retain an overall "bubble" feel like the object has at 100% Volume.

    1 vote

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  18. Copy and Pase Layer with sorted and named sublayer looses all the structure after pasting.

    Keep the layer structure that is copied and paste it in the same structure after pasting into new location.

    1 vote

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  19. Can we have nicer gradient when we use spot color to gradient?

    Look like the tone was mixed with desaturated tone at the middle part when we use pantone / spot colour we created.
    When we output to print, the desaturated tone is still visible.
    Attached the screenshot for your reference. Thank you!

    3 votes

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  20. 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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