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  1. Allow gradient swatches to be added to CC library

    It's great to have colors in the cc library but why can't those colors be gradients too? Please allow us to add gradient swatches to the cc library. Thanks

    820 votes

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  2. Resize artboard&art inside it simultaneously

    I just want to resize both artboard and art inside it.
    Currently, I've used beta 22.0.0, I can multiple select artboards, but I can't just scale art with artboard, I need to scale each one separately. Or scale art, then select Object->Artboards-> Fit To Selected Art...

    But I want just like Ctrl+Mouse to scale them both.

    311 votes

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  3. Allow to edit predefined and add new preset sizes for each document profile (like A1, A5...)

    I regularly design flyers in A5 size and it would be great to have that as a new document preset in addition to A4 and A3

    115 votes

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    The recently announced change pushed into Beta 28.6.578 refers to this similar request: http://illustrator.uservoice.com/forums/333657/suggestions/35253820

    The users can now use save custom presets within the Saved tab in the New Document dialog (modern one, not the legacy one). Please provide the dedicated feedback there.


    As for the ability to change the existing predefined sizes for each document profile (Print, Web, etc,), like A1, A5, etc, — this is not yet available. Stay tuned and sorry for the misfire.

  4. In-line Graphics / Anchor Object to text ability (like InDesign)

    Please allow in-line graphics in text paragraphs, so graphics will move along with the rest of the copy within text. I am working on a lot of signage/wayfinding and the rooms keep getting moved about. Arro symbols and toilet icons have to be positioned manually and it is VERY time consuming. I wish the original artwork had been created in InDesign! Thanks

    49 votes

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    Please share some real cases for this feature you had in your practice, which could have benefit greatly from having inline graphics. It will help the team to plan it and make it more useful for Ai users, than analogues we have in InDesign and Figma.

  5. Japanese characters in Japanese fonts are misaligned in Vertical Text Alignment

    Starting with v24.3, vertical text alignment is now available. This is a great feature we have been waiting for. However, characters in Japanese fonts are misaligned at the center and bottom, as shown in Figure-1.

    This is probably due to the fact that the bottom edge of the character is used as the baseline.Maybe we need The Last Baseline option.It's a tough road. But the Illustrator team can make it happen, I am sure of it.

    Japanese:
    v24.3より、垂直方向のテキスト配置が利用できるようになりました。これは待ち望んでいた素晴らしい機能です。しかし、日本語フォントの文字は、Figure-1に示すように、中央揃えと下揃えの位置がずれてしまいます。
    これは、文字の下端をベースラインとしていることが原因と思われます。末尾ベースラインオプションが必要かもしれません。大変な道のりです。しかし、Illustratorチームはそれを実現できる、私はそう確信しています。

    46 votes

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  6. 42 votes

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  7. Control of SVG <style> class names on Export

    Here is a detailed explanation of my issue:
    https://forums.adobe.com/message/10234155#10234155

    Summary: We should be able to assign/control style classes within the ai file that show up in the svg file.

    38 votes

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  8. Creative Cloud Files appear in Library Panel in Illustrator

    Currently folders and files in the Creative Cloud Files folder are local and synchronise with the cloud. They are visible on the website but are separate from Creative Cloud Libraries that we use inside Illustrator. It’s tantalisingly close to being an awesome feature, yet…

    Please join them up! Make creative cloud files visible in the libraries panel in Illustrator, and vice versa; and make the libraries available locally.

    38 votes

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  9. "recolor artwork" undo

    CAn we have an option to undo within the "recolor artwork" panel?

    33 votes

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    Yes, the Recolor dialog does not have its own undo stack, and all changes are permanent. Since Recolor is often used as an experimentation tool, this behavior limits the freedom and forces users to avoid it and loose applied settings.

    The team is now aware of the situation and hopefully some changes will be made.

  10. 29 votes

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  11. Export for Screens .pdf saves all artboards in file

    When Export for Screens is used to export pdfs, it saves ALL artboards for every .pdf, creating very large files. This means I have to export the pdf, then reopen the pdf in Illustrator and manually delete the other artboards and other artwork and resave it so that the pdf only contains the artboard that should be in that file.

    This is clearly not the intention of the feature.

    It would actually be quicker to just copy and paste it into a new file, as it can take a lot of time if you have a large file with multiple…

    28 votes

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    Asset export dialog does not have this option to export each file as a separate file it only has option on all artboards in one file, range of artboards or selected artboards in the dialog or the whole of document into one pdf file.
    I am moving this request as a new feature request

  12. 英数字に対する和欧文間のアキの基準が欧文の前後で異なる(バージョン不問)

    例えば、「第1章」という文字列に対して、数字だけを大きくしたとします。
    この際に和欧文間隔は当然適用されるのですが、その(アキの)基準が数字の前後で異なってしまいます。
    添付画像をご覧になれば一目瞭然ですが…数字の前は数字の文字サイズを基準にしており、数字の後は後続の文字が基準になっています。
    普通のアルファベットの場合は、前後とも直前と直後の文字が基準になっているのは画像の右でお判りいただけるでしょう。
    これはずーーーーっと改善されておりませんので、是非ともアルファベット同様な挙動になるように改善をお願いいたします。

    17 votes

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    Under Review  ·  PCM Maro responded

    Illustrator 製品フィードバックへのご協力ありがとうございます。

    ご報告いただきました現象につきまして、再現を確認いたしました。
    今後、調査などを行ってまいります。
    情報アップデートがありましたら、こちらでご報告いたします。

    よろしくお願いいたします。

    Illustrator チーム

  13. SVG option to convert text to outlines when exporting

    When exporting SVG I have ran into wonkyness with fonts so sometimes we export SVG graphics with text as shapes...

    But then I some times get distracted by a email or chat message and save the ai version with out undoing my text to outlines conversion...

    Why not just have a check box on the SVG export panel "convert all text to shapes" then when I export this option parse the document and convert all text to shapes...

    So I do not have to worry about undoing my convert text to shapes when I save the master ai file.

    Stephen

    10 votes

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  14. Dimension tool style presets

    The dimension tool gives alot of style options for the arrow size, line thickness, offsets, etc. It would be great to save presets that could be switched from a dropdown list in the dimension tool options dialog.

    8 votes

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  15. Glitchy remove behaviour in Color Groups in Recolor artwork

    There are a lot of problems when I removing color set in Color Groups.
    First - list jumps into the end, if I remove first element for example or any from the top. Also - Backspace or Del keys not works, I can't remove using them. From video you can see that there are a lot of colors and I want be able to select multiple of them with just a mouse.

    Thats just typical and simple UX from NSListView ... you know? Why you didn't implemented all that behaviour?

    7 votes

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  16. SVG import/export destroys details for SVG-files generated by Inkscape

    Whenever I open a SVG-file in Illustrator that was generated by Inkscape, very frequently details are destroyed. A message appears stating that "round-way to tiny" may have exactly done this.
    This bug makes it impossible to collaboratively work on figures with colleagues that do not use Illustrator, but Inkscape instead.

    I am using Illustrator CC 22.1.

    5 votes

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  17. Locked files on SMB shares (macOS)

    There is a weird file-locking problem when files are opened and saved from/to smb volumes mounted on macOS. If files are saved and closed there is still a locking on the files. So colegues are not able to delete/replace this files. There is no problem if the afp-protocol is used. For this reason we had to disable smb-sharing on our server, because macOS uses smb as default if available. (Illustrator 21.1.0 - but at least from version 19 on)

    5 votes

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  18. Make the preview of the Arabic computer Fonts connected to each other

    Make the preview of the Arabic computer Fonts connected to each other

    2 votes

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  19. dropbox syncing

    When I open/save through the native Illustrator dialogue boxes, files that I have in my dropbox folders begin to download for no reason. I use SmartSync to keep my HD space optimized and this little glitch makes that impossible.

    1 vote

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