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  1. Width Tool Numeric Control

    When using the Width Tool to manipulate the width of a stroke, it would be helpful to have the option to alt+click and enter the desired width in a dialog box, in a similar fashion to the Rotate Tool.

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  2. Transform Tool

    Hello illustrator. A couple versions back, the transform tool didn't lag after hitting tab when typing in a number in x. Now I have to wait five seconds before typing a number in y otherwise the element will not move to the desired position and I have to type the number again.

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  3. Improved HiDPI Windows support just like Photoshop 19.1

    Essentially do with Illustrator what you've done with Photoshop (https://theblog.adobe.com/photoshop-releases-version-19-1-selections-improvements-advanced-support-windows-high-density-monitors/). That is "[offer] a full range of choices for UI scale factors from 100% through 400%, in 25% increments. [... A]utomatically adjust itself based on your Windows settings, making it simple to set up."

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  4. Appending number after SVG export

    After exporting SVG files there is a version number added to the file name... can you make this optional... It adds a bunch of unnecessary steps to my work flow as I have to then navigate to the file and rename it every time I export...

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  5. Why dont you make it so that when you send us a new update that it includes the addons? i get tired of having to fix the addons i have.

    Why is it so difficult for you not break my addons? I have an addon for cutstudio that is no longer available. I tried removing it and reinstalling it at least five times already since i last updated Illustrator and still not showing under window/extensions... As advance as this software is and how much i pay for it every month I shouldnt have to deal with it breaking.

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  6. High Sierra (macOS 10.2.6), Illustrator CC 2018

    Application Bar gets disabled every time I switch on Application Frame. Please Fix the issue.

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  7. Expanding scatter brush without boxes

    When I create a scatter brush of random circles and then expand the appearance, it creates outlines of all the circles, but also adds in a box around each circle. When I 'Unite' the shapes the boxes are included and there are too many to have to go in and delete the boxes manually.

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  8. Common

    Brings to light things for beginners as I.

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  9. Symetric drawing

    to line
    to square
    to triangle
    to shape defined by user

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  10. Is it possible to change the files inside number in running order on each file in a folder with an action?

    Is it possible to change the files inside number in running order on each file in a folder with an action?

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  11. Could you please add similar artboard settings or features like Photoshop?

    I generally use Adobe illustrator for App design and find it annoying on how illustrator artboards are too close together. Could you guys add the artboard settings from Photoshop into to illustrator? I just like the spacing and the naming system defined by Photoshop. It allows for a nicer looking work space.

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  12. Improve User-Friendliness

    I would enjoy Illustrator a lot more if I had the option to make the UI that of Photoshop's. It allows me to easily and quickly manipulate the layers, unlike in Illustrator. In illustrator, if I wish to change the opacity of a layer and solely a layer, I've found it to be impossible, since the opacity slider changes the opacity of my brush tool for future use, even if I manipulate its opacity back to 100%. Why is the desktop version of Illustrator so much less user-friendly than the free iOS and Android application versions? The only reason that…

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  13. Move & Scale by small decrease/increment of mouse wheel in properties

    The idea is that when i use CTRL + Mouse Wheel to scale or move in properties any object or text the numbers are something like Y: 550.624 px when doing this they change to Y: 550.7 px i would like to be able it changes at small phase Y: 550.625 px or Y: 550.63 px so there will be 2 additional increments. Else i have to type this numbers manually.
    I would assign them to some keyboard numbers like hold 1, 2 or 3 + mouse wheel for each increment.

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  14. Add Anchor Tool: Make it easier to add multiple anchors

    When doing a complex drawing, I often start with a simple shape and then use the "Add Anchor Point" tool to add points to a line, near where I plan to place them (by clicking and dragging). For instance I'm drawing a partially constructed "Death Star" for a T-shirt I'm designing. I started with a circle, and on one side of the circle, I'm creating the (cartoonish) effect of a "ragged edge". This requires a sh*t load of anchor points, which have to be created by clicking on the perimeter of the founding circle, then moving slightly along the line,…

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  15. Place files via drag-n-drop but still allow options to be selected before placement.

    If we want to place a page of a multi-page PDF into an AI file, we have to do so using the File->Place menu with Options checked. It would be nice to be able to simply drag the PDF onto the AI document and have the option dialog open so we can choose which page to place.

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  16. Brush tool stops working

    When drawing a complex shape with the brush tool it just stops working after a certain amount of time. I'm not sure if it is because it has used too many points to make the shape or what, but its very frustrating. FIX YOUR PROGRAM PLEASE.

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    Anthony, if this is still a problem for you, please provide a test file (here in comments or via sharewithai@adobe.com) and some details on this:

    – does the behavior, once is happens, affect only one document or others as well?

    – does it stay when you save, relaunch the app and reopen the file?

    – does deleting some portion of the art fix the problem?

  17. Merge and tile collection of images

    Collections of images should be able to be merged into one image and tiled. That would make it a lot easier to make patterns.

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  18. Adobe color themes bug

    The "Open Color Themes Panel" button in Swatches opens a broken panel that cannot be resized to see it's web view. It can only be resized vertically. Seems like it went unchecked and shipped.

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  19. Remove extra boxes get generated when a scatter brush is expanded

    When I outlined the stroke of a scatter brush it adds a box around the shape, not useful at all. Should be the way it was before, now I have to delete all the little boxes to change the colour

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  20. Sometimes when I use the Shift (m) tool, I get duplicate layers. Is there a tool to only select the top layers and delete bottom layers?

    Sometimes when using the shift (m) tool, I delete out centers of objects, and then it creates multiple layers as duplicates. I must put a stroke on the top layer so that It can be cut out by my plotter. Well if there are duplicate layers, then all the layers get the same stroke, and then my plotter cuts multiple cut lines. Is there a tool to only highlight the top showing layers, and delete any duplicate layers underneath?

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