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  1. Pathfinder to work with open paths...

    Can you make the pathfinder work with open paths? See attachment for what I am proposing.

    18 votes

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  2. "Divide objects below" with a group

    "Divide objects below" (what I call "cookie cutting") with multiple objects that are from a group, all at once . If I want to cut a pattern (let's say, giraffe spots) out of a shape located below, I should be able to divide the object without having to do it for each individual spot. If the spots are already grouped together to form a pattern, that pattern should be able to divide all at once.

    13 votes

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  3. Cut, trim or divide open paths (lines)

    Option to cut, trim or divide open paths (lines).
    For example if "Divide objects below" worked on open paths as well.
    Or if the Knife could cut open paths, and cut straight as well.

    In attached example, I would have liked to cut my lines with the circle. Instead, I had to cut every single line individually in the intersection, locking the circle and using the Outline View.

    Creating interesting designs, we have just as much need for trimming/cutting lines as filled objects.

    11 votes

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  4. Add an option to Outline pathfinder command to keep original strokes

    Outline command is great when you need to cut your path on every intersection. But sadly, it also sets all strokes to None. Most of the times this is not I want. Every time when I see this function explained to somebody else, I see them adding "...but sadly it will make all your strokes vanish".
    Please make an option to keep strokes.

    10 votes

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  5. I'd love for the pathfinder to be able to cut up bitmaps, avoiding having so many extraneous paths in a complex file

    It would be nice if I could embed a jpeg or some other graphic format and then be able to use the pathfinder tools to change the shape of the image. Seems doable as the graphic imports as a path that happens to be filled with pixels rather than a color or pattern. The main reason I'd rather use the pathfinder for this over a clipping path is to reduce the number of paths in a complex document. When there are many elements in a file, having a lot of clipping paths makes the structure of the file difficult to…

    10 votes

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  6. Pathfinder

    The Pathfinder window contains the ever useful 'Unite' - the menu option of Pathfinder does not (I would like to be able to create a custom keyboard command for the Unite feature).

    Thanks! and I just want to say that I've been using Illustrator since 1990. Love ya!

    7 votes

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  7. 複雑な図形の分割

    「オブジェクト」→「パス」→「グリットに分割」みたいな
    四角以外の複雑な形(ハートや花のシルエット)を均等に同じ面積で指定した数分の分割できる機能が欲しい

    3 votes

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  8. The shapebuilder tool doesn't pick up the correct color

    When picking color from artwork the shapebuilder should apply the color of the object you first click on. That doesn't work in complex stacking orders and with compound paths.

    2 votes

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  10. pathfinder: show preview on hover

    An improvement in the pathfinder tools palet.

    Show a preview of the result on hover and execute the pathfinder command on click.

    1 vote

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