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  1. pucker bloat scallop warp global settings shown on horizontal tool bar

    pucker bloat scallop warp global settings shown on horizontal tool bar, for quick adjustments, instead of having to open the dialog box every time you want to make an adjustment..

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  2. Rotate objects around an anchor point but each object stays in it's original orientation

    See attached image to help make sense of my ramblings.

    This may already be an option that I'm not aware of but I'd love the ability to rotate objects around a point but those objects NOT to be rotated but just repositioned. In the example I attached, I want to be able to rotate the outer orange circles around the centre point of the blue circle. When I do this, the circles and text rotate. This is a simple example but I think it's got potential on more complex things.

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  3. Add checkbox to modify Magic Wand tool so you can select from "Active" or "All Artboards"

    Selecting fills/strokes based on their colors is a great way to make changes quickly in Adobe Illustrator.

    The issue with the Magic Wand tool is that it selects colors from ALL ARTBOARDS.

    My request is to add a simple checkbox to give the Magic Wand tool the option to select just the "Active" artboard. By default it will select from "All" artboards.

    Thank you!

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  4. Draw with paintbrushes as if you were really drawing!

    For example, some of the brushes when drawing appear as a purple pathway first before turning into a line from the brush you have chosen. This can ve very frustration if you are using for example the water colour brushes. You should also have a circle radius around the pointer before drawing that enables us to see the size of the brush as you can on some features in photoshop. This would be very helpful to artists to see the size of the brush they are using and the brush lines you have chosen to appear instantly as if it…

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  6. resize does not respect the homothety #2

    I already had a big problem with this 2019 version of illustrator and the ungrateful homothety (see BUG "resize does not respect the homothety") but I discovered that the application is really worse than I thought.
    Look even worse when there is a blur effect on a shape. The application does anything, the numbers are completely crazy !!!! Impossible to work. Impossible with a PRO application !!!

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  7. Better Opacity Shortcuts

    As far as I can tell, the only opacity shortcuts are

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  9. wacom

    Have been unable to transform using my Wacom intuos pro in illustrator for the last few versions. The selection tool constantly defaults to rotate the object unless I zoomed right in. It is incredibly frustrating for workflow.
    I have contacted wacom who advised the issue is with Illustrator and not the tablet.

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  10. Forcing us to use Preview Bounds to get cap handles in CC 2019 is a no

    For years we've had cap handles on strokes. Now we have to turn on Preview Bounds to get them. Unacceptable.

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  11. Retrieve the original path of a vectorized outline

    This can be useful if you want to remodify the size of a contour without redraw the shape.

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  12. Adjust the length of the extremitys to avoid outline vectorization

    Avoid contour crossing without vectorizing the paths and losing my paths (if I ever want to reshape my shape)

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  13. アンカーポイント削除時の挙動

    例えば添付のような円の向かって左のアンカーポイントを削除すると、当然ながら添付Aのようになりますが、

    Bのように、アンカーポイントは削除したいけれど形状はなるべく最初の状態をキープしてほしい

    場面がたくさんあります。

    他のベクター系のアプリケーションでは可能だったりするので、技術的に難しいことでは

    ないと思うのですがこの挙動を採用することはできないんでしょうか。

    何かやり方があったりするんですかね?

    どちらか選べると大変ありがたいのですが。

    またアンカーポイントを、形状は極力キープしたままライン上を移動できるようになると作業効率は

    格段に上がると思うのですが。

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  14. Direct selection tool

    Can you please put the selection tool back next to the direct selection tool instead of making it a hidden tool. It's very annoying having to pull it out to have both tools.

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  15. Update corner widget so it is not constrained by other points...

    Currently, other anchors on a path will constrain the corner widget. Attached is a very simple example. I would like for the tool to be a bit more intelligent in how it handles corners in these situations.

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  16. Add option for sketch-style relative positioning for grouped objects

    Ex: I create a button that consists of a rectangle with the text "submit" centered in it. No matter how wide or tall I make the rectangle, I want "submit" to remain centered horizontally and vertically within it.

    Sketch allows this via "pinning". I can set a parent object-- in this case, the rectangle-- and tell a child object---in this case, the text-- to maintain a certain distance from the top, left, right, and/or bottom of the parent object, or to remain centered to the object at all times, regardless of how the parent is scaled.

    In addition, multiple objects…

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  17. Please bring us the Sensei features shown in the sneak peek max videos.

    Please bring us the Sensei features shown in the sneak peek max videos.

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  18. Convert shape to lines

    I think that having the option to convert shapes to lines would be beneficial, especially if you're given line art to work on where the previous artist converted to outlines without saving a line segment copy (or if you forgot to do so). It could be simple, like just dropping a line segment spine in the center of the outlines.

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  19. Bug at the path points

    My English is not good so I made a video to explain my problem.
    This just happened in Illustrator 2019 but it was already in 2018. Only in 2017 does it happen. This problem only happens on this computer. On other computers I use does not happen.

    How do I solve this?

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  20. cursor too small

    please create some thing to increase the cursor(cross hair). What mean is when I selected the Draw a line command. The cross hair is so light almost invisible to see, very hard to see where I can start to draw a line. unless is already there and I didn't know. I went through the setting menu, but can't find anything to make the cross hair darker and bigger

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