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  1. Can't scroll through fonts and have text change while scrolling anymore...?

    I am not sure why this feature changed but I use a lot of different fonts in my industry and its great to be able to scroll through fonts and have text change while scrolling so I can see what they look like without having to click on each font to see how the text looks. This will take forever now. Is this a bug or a feature you will be fixing?

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  2. Editable Illustrator text in AfterEffects

    For years we have been copy and pasting text from Powerpoint into AfterEffects because the Illustrator file does not open in AfterEffects with editable text. Takes us ages and introduces many errors.

    Illustrator file text should just open in AfterEffects in 2018!

    2 votes

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  3. The ability to select a vertical row within text to change color or make it bold.

    The ability to select a vertical row within text to change colors or style.

    We design a lot of restaurant menus, brochures, TV menus, and currently to make the items and prices have its own color or style, we either duplicate and erase items/prices to change color and style (bold for e.g.), or we change each line manually (which takes some time).

    Wish to see this in Illustrator soon.

    Thanks

    2 votes

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  4. 縦書きから横書きへ変形比率をワンクリックで

    縦書きから横書きに変更したりした後、文字の変形を縦と横の比率%をワンクリックで入替えたいです。

    2 votes

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  5. Text Grammar Correction

    Text Content Correction
    spell mistake correction

    2 votes

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  6. Path Text when using pattern as a shadow

    When using pattern (for example, striped) as a shadow, text should take the angle of the letters.
    Currently, this takes over the angle of the pattern.

    2 votes

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  7. Please allow fonts to be found by typing in the name in the drop down list.

    Please go back to allowing fonts to be found by typing in the name into the drop down menu.

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    This is exactly what Illustrator allows already.

    In facet, it allows two ways you can toggle, using the 'looking glass' icon at the left of the Font Family input: 'Search Entire Font Name' or 'Search First Word only'.

    Perhaps it got changed for you?

    Anyway — if it does not behave like it should — please log a separate bug request about this in the proper forums’ section.

  8. Allow text on linked files to be editable (just as it happens in embed)

    When I embed a PSD file into Illustrator, it preserves the layers and also the text boxes, allowing me to edit the text. However, if the file is liked, Illustrator converts all text to pixels, which can cause various problems when printing. It would be great to be able to keep the text as vectors, even if not editable. But rasterizing all text just because the file is liked is a big problem.

    2 votes

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  9. Remap ⌥← and ⌥→ to jump back/ahead one word

    Make ⌥← and ⌥→ default for jumping one word back and forth or respectively mark text when pressing "shift" as used to in Premiere Pro and by default on Mac. Same issue exists in Photoshop where these shortcuts are annoyingly used to adjust kerning.
    Source: https://forums.adobe.com/message/9919288
    System: Mac OS X 10.11.6, Adobe Illustrator 22.1, Adobe Photoshop 19.1

    2 votes

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  10. Scrolling in Type window

    In CC 2014, when you selected copy in your document, it would highlight that font in the type window in it's appropriate alphabetical location. You could then scroll up or down alphabetically to get to other fonts. Now, when you select copy in a CC 2018 document, it moves the font to the top of the list and you have to start from the top every time to look for other fonts. I like to scroll through the fonts as I'm designing logos and having to start at the top every time is a pain in the neck!

    2 votes

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    Hi,

    With AI CC 22.1.0 version there is an option in the “Type Preferences” dialog (MAC menu “Illustrator CC >> Preferences >> Type” and WIN menu “Edit >> Preferences >> Type”) to change the “Number of Recent Fonts” and if you set it to “0” then on selecting the font in the document the font drop down list will highlight the Font Family name at it’s location and not on the top of the list.

    Please let us know if you encounter any other issue regarding this.

    With Best Regards,
    Raghuveer Singh
    Illustrator Team

  11. Library text asset can't save style

    v22.1, Windows, 64bit

    When I try to add text with a modified appearance to the library I get;

    "Only basic appearances are supported for Text in Libraries. Advanced appearances have been dropped to add text to the current Library."

    Or; "Couldn't save text asset having style. Remove the styles and try again”.

    Seriously – no text styles in the library now? face palm

    Ok, so 'Text library asset' is a thing now… whatever it’s supposed to be for, it’s braking basic library functionality.

    If I want to add text with an advanced appearance to a library (ie. the ONLY sort…

    2 votes

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  12. Right-click or Icon Shortcut for Refine Paragraph Styles

    Editing type styles on the text element and then applying the style back to the master style is a familiar workflow to many of us especially coming from InDesign. I advocate Adobe add either a right-click option or icon for easy access to this ability.

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    2 votes

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  13. Variable font substitution (with different number of axis)

    I get a crash when: Having a 3-axis variable font used in a document, I close the file and delete the font from my system . Then I open the file and try to substitute that missing font by another with a different number of axis. Boom.

    I guess the perfect behaviour here would be to ignore the extra axis or use a neutral value for axis added after substitution.

    Thanks!

    2 votes

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  14. Please add options for text cursor so it can be viewed

    Why is the cursor so thin that it can not be viewed? Make it thicker as you zoom out or add an option to change it or it's color.

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  15. In multi-column text box, Page Break command does not work

    When I make a Area Type Text Box with Many Columns Page Break [return key] does not work.

    2 votes

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  16. Variable Fonts in Paragraph/Character Styles

    This may well be planned already, but I would love to be able to edit variable font axes inside the paragraph style dialogue. This would be very valuable in keeping things consistent.

    2 votes

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  17. InCopy Assignments

    Just as InDesign lets designers can assign InCopy assignments to text blocks, can the same functionality be done for Illustrator?

    2 votes

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  18. 2 votes

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  20. 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.

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