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  1. Asset Export Organizer

    Under "Asset Export" provide an option to organize or reorder (auto alphabetize) the assets once they have been named. It gets very difficult to review my batches whenever I would like to create and replace an existing asset. It would also be great if duplicate names detection is available to avoid the same names for assets .

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  2. Play saved Action in error

    Play saved Action in error, a warning message said "Can't save the illustration", the Action is export jpg to desktop.

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  3. Allow importing of PDF's not from Adobe Acrobat and preserve text

    I import PDF files into Illustrator every day from programs like AutoCAD & Revit, and every single time, it tells me that Illustrator can't read the text in the font Arial, and that it must substitute it. This turns it into squares that are all giberish. The only workaround is to outline text in Acrobat before importing. Please learn that people are using programs outside the Adobe environment (for which there is no substitute by Adobe) and we need these BASIC capabilities.

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  4. DWG Export - export Visible layers only

    Have an option to export only visible layers to DWG.
    When exporting a DWG have an option to export only visible layers,
    this would work in a similar way to export selected items only, but would save unlocking all layers you want to export and selecting the items.

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  5. Convert embedded images between different formats/compression schemes...

    Currently, if I embed an image as a TIF, the resulting AI file will be larger than if I embed the same image as a JPEG. It would be nice if I could convert embedded images between file formats and have control over compression methods / levels so that I could convert the embedded TIF to something lighter in size such as a JPEG - all from within illustrator.

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  6. Need a notice when opening an AI file if a linked item has changed since last open...

    It would be nice if Illustrator would notify me on open if a linked/placed item has changed since the AI file was last saved.

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  8. PDF export, for the love of Bog, PDF export!

    How the heck does this keep getting left out of every update? What more can we do to get someone at Adobe to hear how absolutely necessary this feature is?

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  9. Suppress "Do you want Illustrator to save changes the in xyz.ai before closing" dialogue

    Suppress the "Do you want Illustrator to save changes the in xyz.ai before closing" dialogue (or indeed all such questions). If I want to save it first I'll save it first. Please, answering this 'helpful'(stupid) dialogue box question a million times a year is killing me! I'll take my chances that I lose some work one day.

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  10. Metadata enhancements for artboard to invidual file (save/export)

    Wish - Metadata enhancements
    1) Document level metadata to be exported and added when artboards are exported as individual files
    2) Ability to add overrides at artboard level for metadata, which on export is carried forward into the individual files generated

    Scenario:
    I often create a series of images by using arboards, as they are related and worked on as a mini-project (e.g. series of icons, part of online learning story-boards, series of progressive diagrams etc.). I export these for use by individual staff, who use graphics in PowerPoint, Word, LMS, InDesign projects etc.
    Note: InDesign docs are converted to…

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  11. Adding Rating file option to Save window

    Please add option to rate file (1-5 stars) in file>save window to save time.

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  12. export files from draw/ipad to illustrator/imac of a different account to allow collaboration

    I used to be able to copy drawings using the clipboard from my account to an iMac with a different account, but I am no longer able to do that and there is no other pathway to transfer the files.

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  13. Allow the option to disable FILE MENU...OPEN RECENT FILES. When WAN file server mounted on Macintosh desktop it will slow down Illustrator

    Allow the option to disable FILE MENU...OPEN RECENT FILES

    When a file server is mounted on the Macintosh desktop, it will slow down Illustrator considerably. Especially one on a wide area network.

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  14. Please enable the same live workflow that exists between Character Editor and Photoshop to Illustrator.

    The live workflow between Character Editor and Photoshop is magical. I can make a small tweak without having to relaunch each program. However, if the original drawing originated in Illustrator, you have to manually convert it to a Photoshop file, then replace the file anytime you make a revision, and close and re-open the Photoshop file, and be very careful to say "Don't Save". While it's nice that I don't have to do those steps in Character Editor, I would much prefer to have all three work together. Especially because Photoshop isn't doing anything in this workflow. I am editing…

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  15. translation

    Please make a way to export the text for translation and then import again. Like InDesign's IDML files. You have so many users that would like to translate their content for foreign language markets and no good way to do it with InDesign.

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  16. If 107 px is specified for vertical width and horizontal width in the export of artboard, it will be exported at 108 px.

    If 107 px is specified for vertical width and horizontal width in the export of artboard, it will be exported at 108 px.

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  17. Please restore the facility to see the version of Illustrator files!

    It seems that in v 22.1 you have removed the facility to see the file version of an Illustrator file.

    Please restore this ASAP!!! It is pretty well essential to my work.

    The longer you delay, the greater the problem becomes for me.

    Thank you

    Rick

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  18. Import plt (hpgl) files

    I want to import plt files directly in Illustrator.
    Today I have to use an online converter or import the plt file using Front Design or even CorelDraw.
    This file (.plt) is generated by the Audaces program.
    No even the dxf file exported by Audaces is imported by Illustrator. The Illustrator only import the code instead.

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  20. Hi, i want you expertise in exporting file from Fireworks which works in illustrator, please help me.

    Hi, i want you expertise in exporting file from Fireworks which works in illustrator, please help me.

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