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
I don't think Illustrator is being developed anymore. Seems like one person at a remote office somewhere is doing the 'updates'.
Meanwhile - been using Adobe XD and it's the AI we always wanted.... just doesn't have everything. But has a surprising amount (just well-hidden for a cleaner UI experience.)
Melanie Cardozo commented
Incredibly disappointing that this issue is still under review. Such a no-brainer of a feature.
Here's betting that this gets added within the next 10 updates with no announcement, and no special note in the update log.
Then this thread get deleted without getting addressed by an actual employee. Just the way Adobe rolls I guess.
James Murphy commented
It is Insane! that this is still under review.
Claus Hyldal commented
Really? Under review since 2017?
It will end up being the most researched and therefore best implemented feature yet. ;-)
I can hardly wait. ;-)
Bump +1000:)) Needed so badly!
I would really love this feature! I do a lot of work across InDesign & Illustrator and use CC Libraries to streamline.... would be great to be able to add gradients!!!
Yes, this is so dated. Adobe, please move this function forward in your next update already. Instead of tweaking other tools to make it more basic and lessen efficiency. PLEASE create this for efficiency. Thank you.
Melanie Cardozo commented
It's ridiculous that this hasn't already been implemented. Either make sure all Creative Cloud applications have the same gradient customization tools or allow gradient swatches to be added to the CC library so you can share them across applications.
Upvote for gradients to be added to the CC library. If you add an object with a gradient to the library, you can't use it as a swatch either.
Indesign gradient system is awful, do something at least about cc library!
Rafael Gustavo Rebonato do Valle commented
For me, would be great to save gradients to the custom swatches i made!
Rob Hutchings commented
I'm not going through 5 pages of comments so apologies if this has already been mentioned but libraries also need to support Freeform gradients. While you're at it Adobe, please update the swatch panel so that these can also be saved there!
I know you can save artwork to the library with gradients applied and then uncouple the colour from the shape once you Alt-drag it back into a file from the CC Library, but hacks are hacks and this really should just work properly.
Jaakko Pöntinen commented
This. I bet there's some sort of fancy pants reason "We cannot do that because Adobe gamma blamma blah blah not the fuction of bla bla would be detrimental bla bla"
That Alaska Girl commented
Go to swatches > click the 3 lines icon (upper right) > Choose "Open Swatch Library" from the dropdown menu > there, you'll see all the color libraries
Shamit Mehta commented
On the topic of gradients, any tools tips to recreate the appearance of a gradient in AI to PS or vice versa, e.g if you create a logo in AI with a gradient and want to use it in PS
Jayse Hansen commented
Need this like YESTERDAY!
Come on Adobe, this is an obvious requirement.
Yes, please! Colors can, but why gradient cannot? Oh c'mon on Adobe!!!!
I have just tried this several times and spent two days trying to figure out how to do this. I even contacted adobe about this and their support said it cannot be done. Out of frustration i kept trying many things. I decided to close out both indesign and illustrator. Created new files etc. Still no avail. I then copied the gradient object from illustrator and went into indesign and selected edit menu then "paste into place". it worked!