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  1. The new magic keyboard form the macbook pro 2020

    Hi everyone,
    I have just buy a new macbook pro 2020. It's amazing with the new magic keyboard and ssd 256g. Performance is PERFECT. I love it and i want to share how i feel.
    Thanks all

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  2. arrows not working (left, up, right, down)

    My navigation arrows aren't working for moving objects incrementally and using along with the shift key to make larger incremental movements of objects.

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  3. when i wake my computer from sleeping mode(Windows10) and illustrator was still open. It is frozen in a way

    when i wake my computer from sleeping mode(Windows10) and illustrator was still open. It is frozen in a way. I can click the documents tabs but the view isn't refreshing.. i can select a tool but i can not interact... zoom is not working ...

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  4. Actually Fix Adobe Illustrator

    It sucks how I'll be able to use Adobe Illustrator for a bit on my laptop (MacBook Air 13 inch Retina) then it crashes my entire laptop, it will freeze and my tabs would flicker really bad and at times part of my screen would go black while the other half is glitching, I downloaded the entire Creative Cloud to use for work not to sit around and get frustrated while trouble-shooting all of the problems with this application.

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  5. COLLAB ONLINE PLEASE

    Online collaboration please! Like google slides or google docs.

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  6. Fix Illustrator quitting 'unexpectedly' 10 times a day.

    Illustrator is only getting more buggy. Will start looking for other programs soon. Fix what you have, quit adding more problems. I want to be a graphic designer, not a software technician. Unexpectedly quits. Unexpectedly quits. Unexpectedly quits. Then I have to do your work to troubleshoot. What am I paying for? A buggy program that quits all the time and then I have to spend valuable time solving your problem. Seems to me with it quitting all the time, I shouldn't have to pay such a high premium for unreliable performance.

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  7. Lagg, slowdown and crashing.

    Illustrator starts lagging all the time on my a brand new, fully upgraded MacBook Pro. It also crashes almost every day. It's embarrassing that Adobe are charging for a software that barely works. Especially when competitors like Figma is free and also feels like 10 years ahead overall. Solve this or I will end my subscription for good.

    /Arvid Johansson

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  8. Power Efficiency

    Since I've moved to working remotely entirely, I've noticed how quickly using several Adobe programs burns through my laptop battery. I'm running a brand new 16" Macbook Pro with the latest MacOS Catalina version, and I'm lucky if I get an hour and a half of battery life while running InDesign and Illustrator at the same time. When I review what is using the most battery life, my Mac lists InDesign, Illustrator, and Core Sync as the main culprits.

    Now, I understand that these programs at times are fairly graphically intensive, but the battery life I'm getting is absymal, and…

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  9. Fix synch with Google Drive

    Fix the software to be able to save files to Google Drive. Currently if I save over an existing file hosted on Google Drive the new version does not save (if I quit the software, then try and open the file, only the original save/creation file loads, not the most recent version, which results in the loss of work).

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  10. Slow opening of the first document!!!

    I don't know if it happens to others, an Illustrator on a Windows machine "I would say performing, quite a lot" but this problem happens to me I think at least from the CC2018 / 2019/2020 version.

    I start the software, open a new empty document, or open an existing document (even of small, insignificant dimensions) the document takes a long time to open (it is not immediate).
    If I open a second document it opens in the right time, then it works as it should.
    The same thing happens if I close Illustrator and restart it.

    But before it…

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  11. Please optimize the performance of illustrator as whole, panning & zooming on macOS.

    Adobe UI experience is like you are remotely connect to a computer and using illustrator on it. Frustrating...

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  12. Add a plugin manager on start up

    A simple plugin Manager on start up would be helpful. Maybe hold down the Space bar on Startup that gives you an option to enable or disable, any third party or memory hungry plugins.

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  13. Illustrator Feature, Performance Requests

    Illustrator 2020 (version 24.0.3) for MACOS

    Now Illustrator 2020 (version 24.0.3) doesn't use Apple Metal API. they just use OPENGL that means gpu performance are slower. why aren't they use Metal API? it's not faster than open gl api? It's very shame that they aren't using a metal api.

    smooth. it's smooth because they are not using a apple ui framework. if they use apple ui framework it will run smooth and faster.

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  14. Illustrator 2020 (version 24.0.3) for MACOS

    Now Illustrator 2020 (version 24.0.3) doesn't use Apple Metal API. they just use OPENGL that means gpu performance are slower. why aren't they use Metal API? it's not faster than open gl api? It's very shame that they aren't using a metal api.

    smooth. it's smooth because they are not using a apple ui framework. if they use apple ui framework it will run smooth and faster.

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  15. GPU performance is not working properly

    GPU performance should improve efficiency when drawing complex objects, but the behavior has been delayed since CC 2018 (version 22).

    The file created in CC 2015.3 (version 20) is test sample.
    If you select a created object and move it with the mouse, the result will be completely different.

    2015.3 / 2017: Drawing delay does not occur when GPU performance is ON
    2018 / 2019 / 2020: GPU performance ON causes drawing delay, OFF is faster

    The confirmed environment is Windows 10 1909 + Intel Core i7-6700HQ + GeForce GTX 950M.
    In addition, although it is another data, the delay…

    14 votes
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  16. Remove "Move" limitation from Transform Each & Transform Effect

    When moving items via "Transform Each", objects are limited to moving 55.555". However, when moving objects with Move (Object - Transform - Move), no such limitation exists (Issue is prevalent in V24.0.1, 23 & CS6)
    The same limit exists for Transform Effect.
    My request is for the removal of this limitation to allow for accurate artwork creation.

    Issue is documented and verified here:
    https://community.adobe.com/t5/illustrator/transform-each-move-limitation/m-p/10904659?page=1#M164826

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  17. The new Adobe 2020 is very unstable !!!

    The new Adobe 2020 is very unstable it can not handle graphics at all. Every time I save it hangs or crashes. Every time I even move an object on my page I get a wheel of death . this upgrade has been most frustrating. to the point where I have added a downgraded 2019 version

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  18. Rotate axis freezes illustrator

    When trying to rotate an object at a different axis point, the arrow button then freezes and won't allow you to drop the axis point to an another area, leaving illustrator to stop working. Not sure if this is a bug in the recent update.

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  19. Can you focus updates to really work? Please do proper testing. I'm tired of contacting customer service very month

    I contact customer service at least once a month, and before, when i got the program without online creative suite i never had to contact anyone, it worked amazingly, and now.. literally every update is a nightmare.. please stop doing updates for the sake of doing updates, take the monthly money but make something that we can rely on. not a program that makes my life harder... now i can't open files i used 20 days ago because a plug in, Ai 2019 and 2020 not compatible? Please// this is ridic

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  20. Ignore Groups and Clipping Masks

    I lost about a Year of My Life double-clicking on objects within a group, inside of clipping masks. A less repetitive and MUCH faster way would be an option to "Ignore Groups and Clipping Masks" (i.e holding some key while clicking).

    The option would temporarily (select-wise) treat grouped and clipped objects as normal objects, allowing direct click on an object through a clipping mask and ignoring groups. An "If you can see it, you can click on it!" approach for instant color and other adjustments.

    This alone would speed up the workflow and, combined with wireframe view, it would be…

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