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  1. Illustrator color picker - live preview please

    When you double click a foreground or background swatch and change the color of an object it should change the color while you are moving around in the picker, or at the very least there should be a preview button like filters, etc. It's brutally annoying to have to click OK each time to preview a new color.

    6 votes
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  2. Color adjusment like Photoshop: Hue/saturation and Brightness/contrast in one window

    Color adjusment like Photoshop: Hue/saturation and Brightness/contrast in one window

    9 votes
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  3. Freeform Gradient 0% Opacity Option

    The freeform gradient is a wonderful tool but it would be more robust if the gradient points can be put to 0% opacity so there's a nice fade. At the moment, the point disappears if you bring the opacity down to zero.

    6 votes
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  4. Please bring back Kuler.

    Please bring back Kuler. I loved that feature and used it all the time to create themed palettes. Now I have to jump through hoops to find themed color palettes and I never have quite the same success as with Kuler. I am mystified about why it was taken away.

    1 vote
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  5. In illustrator, you can't add a stroke to an image file. But when you click on an image, it shows the option to select a stroke colour/size

    In illustrator, you can't add a stroke to an image file. But when you click on an image, it shows the option to select a stroke colour/size

    2 votes
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  6. problema con editar colores volver a colorear

    Buen dia al Editar colores en un documento ya creado anteriormente al cambiar los colores doy ok y al volver a abrir y revisar los porcentajes de color no se cambian y siguen como antes repito y sigue por favor cual será la solución gracias

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  8. Make the colour picker give you a live preview of the clicked colour without having to click 'ok' every time (like on Photoshop).

    Currently, if I'm changing the colour of a circle (for example), I have to choose a colour on the picker tool then press 'ok' to see how it looks and go back into the colour picker to keep changing it slightly. If you could see a live preview of how the colour would look in the background against all the other elements, this would save so much time!

    This tool is currently available in Photoshop but not Illustrator.

    3 votes
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  9. Another way to colorize our illustrations.

    As we all know, Adobe Flash is no longer part of the Adobe Creative Cloud. But there is one very useful feature of Flash that should be part of Adobe Illustrator and that is the way that we where able to colorize vectors on Flash.
    With Illustrator we can put a color inside an object, but if i want to put some colours into a surface between some handdrawned vectors that crosses I can't do it.

    Even the way that we were able to select a part of a vector when they crossed each other.

    Those were very practical ways…

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  10. Freeform Gradient can be edited by Recolor Artwork Tool

    As with other colors/gradients, it would be ideal if the new Freeform gradient can be adjusted with the Recolor Artwork tool. For example if I have a monochromatic red gradient setup and want to duplicate it identically but shift it to a monochromatic blue setup, I don't seem to be able to do that currently. When selecting the freeform gradient affected shape, the Recolor Artwork tool doesn't change anything. Please allow Recolor Artwork tool to shift/adjust the color of a freeform gradient. Thanks!

    19 votes
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  11. Freeform gradients to grayscale

    It would be awesome if we could convert freeform gradients to grayscale just like with a normal gradient.

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  12. Recolor Artwork flip 2 colors

    I want to quickly flip 2 colors within a multi-colored design.

    Lets say I have Object A (RED) and Object B (Blue) I want A to be Blue and B to be red. I try to find tutorials about it but couldn't find any. I have tryed everything in recolor artwork but its not possible to switch simply two colors (withing a multi-colored design, large file to see different color options quickly)

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  13. Select All Unused Key Command

    Hello,

    It would be very useful if custom key commands could be applied to palette commands. Specifically, I would love to create a key command for "Select All Unused" in the swatches palette drop-down menu. It currently requires a click in the palette, scroll down to select the command, clicking the garbage can in the palette then clicking (or enter/return) to confirm that you want to delete unused swatches. Some days I convert hundreds of files swatches from Pantone to CMYK then to RGB. A key command would speed this up dramatically!

    Thank you!
    User since Illustrator 88!

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  14. Save Gradient Swatches

    Gradient swatches should be able to be saved in CC libraries and moved across products.

    12 votes
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  15. Eyedropper invert ticks with key

    It would be really useful to hold a key with eyedropper to either sample everything, invert ticks, or invert true/false of including "Appearance" .

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  16. gradation

    選択していないオブジェクトのグラデーションが勝手に変更されます。
    また、UIがおかしくなります。

    The gradation of an unselected object is changed without permission.
    At the same time, a problem occurs in the UI.

    1 vote
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  17. Export Color Codes for all colors in a file

    I often have to put together style guides and have to manually (literally by hand) write down each color's codes for CMYK, RGB and HEX from Illustrator down onto a sheet of paper and then type those into the InDesign file for the style guide's color section.

    It would be super helpful to be able to export a report for all of the colors used in a file and be able to see the RGB/HEX codes and the CMYK codes for each (depending on what the document color mode is set to)

    Example:
    Color 1:
    CMYK 100, 100, 100, 100 …

    5 votes
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  18. adobe illustrator CC 2018 I pay for monthly. The switch from color photo to grayscale feature not available

    the Grayscale from color photo feature is not available in my adobe illustrator CC 2018 I pay by the month for. I have to switch photo to grayscale in illustrator 6 then open in CC2018. How can this be corrected. Jer-Anny /Jerry L. Evans

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  19. Non-Destructive Outlined Text - Gradients only show as black

    From all the posts I've read, you should be able to have individual gradients per letter once you add a non-destructive outline in the Appearance Panel. I've even seen the steps described many times. However, trying to add an individual gradient per letter/number does not work no matter what method I use to add the gradient fill. The letters only show black or show the gradient across all letters - no matter what gradient I choose. There's seems to be a bug, because I've tried several different ways of adding the colors, even selecting each letter individually, and it will…

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  20. Apply transparency to color in "recolor artwork" tool box

    Apply transparency to color in "recolor artwork" tool box

    8 votes
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