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  1. In version 24.02 problems with the file information

    Hello, in Illustrator version 24.02 I have problems with the file information. Now the title is not saved anymore, I always have to enter it afterwards via Bridge. Also the creation date is no longer saved in the EPS files. When I enter this via Bridge, I always get an error message: "There is a problem with the file. "

    It would be great if you could change this.

    Gabi

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  2. New Document Modal displays nothing on first install

    After first installing Ai 2020 and hitting Cmd+N to create a new document, the modal defaults to the recents tab which is not populated yet and therefore does not offer an option or button to create a new document. Once you go to a different tab and choose a preset it will display it in recents. But for the first time it should probably default to another tab or at least offer you a button to create a new document.

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  3. Remove Onboarding features as they get in the way of me trying to do my job

    It can be extremely frustrating to have popover windows introduce features or to say "hey let's start designing". I'm already trying to design by firing up illustrator and opening a file. I'm busy and just need to get some work done for a deadline. I don't need you asking the obvious or interrupting me from completing my job.

    I get that you want to help me know that new features exist, but please, please, do that in a way that doesn't force me to acknowledge your popover when I open up a file that already exists. Or even if i…

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  4. How to make Adobe software Ultimate Faster than ever ??????????!!!!- Solution is given below :

    One more important thing is SPEED and Performance of each Adobe software should be intensively Faster than ever. this mean programming language that are slowing down adobe software performance sholud be replace all codes with a very fast execution able programming language to speed up the intensive power and performance as all 3D software does like MAYA, CENEMA 4D etc....

    In that case, PYTHON can be the first choice ! Because Most of the 3d SOFTWARE are Python based and Powerful all software like google search engine uses python. Also Some powerful OS is also Python based as you know…

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  5. Introduce real crosshatch option so we can create vector crosshatching fills

    Introduce a crosshatch option palette so we can create vector crosshatching fills. Do not put it in your terrible pattern fill mess that you have created.

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  6. curved pdf

    ask curved or text when opening pdf file

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  7. Converting CAD into Illustrator

    Where I work, we often have to open CAD files into the Illustrator program. We would like to be able to use the existing lines that are presented in a CAD drawing, but when we open them, they are always in little "line segments," rather than full, complete Illustrator lines.

    The issue with this is that it slows down the computer, and we are ultimately unable to use the CAD file. Nothing converts into actual "shapes" that we can use, so we end up flattening the image and having to draw over it from scratch to get the image we…

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  8. Change of pixel dimension

    When you want to change from resolution 800×480 to 1024×600, there is a slight difference in pixel dimension to retain circle shaped objects. So idea is that you are able to change pixel dimension and convert some files, instead of drawing new ones. For example-you have a circled object in some .ai file, where you have square pixels. If AI would allow to change pixel shape to rectangular, like 0,14 mm height and 0,15 mm width, or 0,148 mm,..., then it would fasten up things of making same graphic for different screen resolution with tool of pixel dimensions, instead of…

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  9. Sign in concomitantly with different accounts:

    Please - Adobe - remember that what you think is your "user" takes many forms. Please, also remember that we are pulled and pushed by all competing platforms that try desperately to create hindrances in the pursuit of their own ecosystem.
    We may need to have two different accounts running on the same computer due to legacy files - programmed obsolescence at it's best, hopefully soon unethical.
    We may need to have two different accounts running on the same computer because of ethical issues (personal professional use vs. company's professional use). Some of us designers / photographers work on location…

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  10. Create outlines while the layer is inside a clipping mask

    I'm forced to move text layers outside of a clipping mask before I can create outlines and then move them back. A small inconvenience but every small thing counts when designing! Thanks :)

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  11. I am trying to display on Illustrator the diagraming of sentences. Here is an example: Constructing that image requires typing on a pat

    See attached file with a screen shot of what "Type on a path" might accomplish if the path were to be made visible on a project for diagramming sentences.

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  12. Lock the document if its oppened on PC (like in InDesign)

    To avoid, that two people or more work on the same document at the same time.

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  13. add point in simplify panel -click art with panel open

    with the object / path / simplify feature, it seems like the ability to quickly add a point to the outline by clicking on the artwork, while the panel is open for refinement. the feature in there 'show original outline' combined with this new recommendation would be a very intuitive way to refine a shape.

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  14. I hope CS5.6 sale

    私はCS3使用時の機能要望をいくつか取り入れて戴いたCS5.5ユーザーです。
    CCは経済的負担が大きいので使っていません。
    Win10にCS5.5を入れましたが、特に問題なく使えています。
    CCになってからデザイン業界を除く個人ユーザーが更新しなくなり、
    古いバージョンのまま使っているユーザーが多いのは認識されているはずです。
    画面デザイン的に繫がりがあるのがCS5.5までで、
    CS6からは大きく変更になりました。
    OSが実質Win10だけになり、動作環境の面でバージョンアップを迫られているユーザーが多いはずですが、
    それでもCCは無理と考える人が大多数です。
    バージョンアップしたいユーザーが受け入れやすいCS5.5をベースに、
    パッケージ(売り切り)版を再販して貰えば、需要がある事は明らかです。
    ここで、最低2つの機能改善を行い、CS5.6としてリリースしてはどうでしょう。
    機能改善は、
    1.描画編集中などにナビゲーター画面が逐一全画面更新され、データが重いとスマートガイドやコピー&ペーストなどのキー動作が不安定になる。長い文字の入力編集中は特に酷い。これを極端な話、ナビゲータ画面に付けた「更新」ボタンを押すまで画面更新しなくていいようにする。
    2.現状、文字の縁取りが文字の塗りの上になっているが、文字の塗りの下に設定できるようにする。これで一々「文字を全てコピー」「背面ペースト」「縁取り設定」をやらずに済む事になり、データが軽くなり、修正も楽になる。なぜ今までこれが出来ないのか不思議と思える基本的な機能です。

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  15. Export X, Y, W, H and angle to a text file or Excel format?

    Please add a feature to allow AI to export X,Y,W,H and angle to a text or Excel file.
    I have a need to get the coordinates and sizes of buttons (in pixels) for my Touch screen. After you design the image for LCD. You will need to know XYWH and angle for touch purpose. It will be good to have AI to send those information out to a file (not image).
    Thanks,

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  16. Fix it so that it isn't so laggy and so that keyboard shortcuts work (on a Mac)

    Fix Illustrator so that on a Mac the performance isn't so slow and laggy that I can count to 13 before menus drop down, and I end redoing so many things because the lag caused me to overclock. Keyboard shortcuts don't work either, 99% of the time. Used to be great software, but now it is almost unusable. It's lack of performance ate up at last 65% of my work time. It takes hours now because of lag time to do something that would have taken 30 minutes in vision 2018 and earlier. I have no lag or performance issues…

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  17. Enhance Miter limits on type inner strokes

    There are a few mentions of "miter" you might get interested in.

    One that I regularly had to deal with was Miter Limit for typefaces (as applied in appearance panel).

    Could there be a way to have a miter limit applied only to the outside paths of the letter and not to the counterparts ? (like the holes in e, a, o…)

    The second page of this thread shows nice ways to play with that too:
    https://community.adobe.com/t5/illustrator/ai-2020-stroke-path-won-t-do-anything/m-p/10802353#M158393

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  18. Split into grid tool demands upgrade.

    When multiple shapes are selected and use the split into grid tool, instead of split each individual shapes it creats a big box to contain all the shapes and split the big box instead. Who would want that? If I select multiple shape obviously I want to split them individually. If I want to split a big box I'll take a second to create a big box first instead of ruining my delicate little shapes.

    Also, it'd be appreciated if it can split more than just squares. Look at your mesh tool, you obviously know how to split different shapes,…

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  19. Implement adaptively-sampled distance field (ADF) technology for 2D drawing

    Please incorporate adaptively-sampled distance field (ADF) technology into illustrator's drawing tools. Adobe already licenses this technology for use in fonts, and Mischief the only 2D drawing software that incorporated the technology has been discontinued.

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  20. search

    Hi, it's hard to find a certain path/vector art assets from the layers menu if the list is super long. My suggestion for the search function is when you click the asset on the art board, you can simply hover your mouse over the layer's list and click e.g. ',' (comma) and it shows you the right art asset from the layers' dropdown list.

    Thank you

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