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Change "Export For Screens" Save Path Default To File Folder

f I go to File > Export > Export For Screens the default save path points to the last folder I used. What we as users are expecting is the default path to be equal to the same folder as the Illustrator file is currently located in.

If you feel this should not be the default at least give us a way to change this in the AI Preferences. Thanks!

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  • Hans Blaettler commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    It was almost 3 months ago that this idea was introduced ... Does anyone have an idea whether Adobe will respond to this or how we will receive feedback? Or is it necessary to have a minimum of votes before this even comes to Adobe's attention?

  • Sean commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I would like to add in for this request. I work from a central server, and it would save me massive amounts of time to be able to export to the folder where my .ai file is located rather than the last location. Even better would be multiple options about the default export folder.

    The current setup is garbage.

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Yes +1 vote for me. This is a really frustrating waste of time every time I want to export some graphics

  • Alvin commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Definitely would be helpful if this bug is fixed. Photoshop has this feature. We need it in AI please!! Thank you.

  • Miles commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    This would be a very helpful feature. I work on multiple projects at any given time and have to switch the export path regularly. Sometimes if I am not paying close attention I end up exporting to the wrong folder and then have to go and find and remove those images amongst potentially 100s of other images. Its an edge case when I actually want to export to the last folder used, especially if the file I am working in is not within that same folder.

  • Hans Blaettler commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Dear Adobe Team, this is about user experience and in my opinion the lack of this option has a negative impact on this. Please provide fix or option to change settings in AI Preferences. Thanx!

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I can't understand how a company like Adobe can't fix this simple request. Seems absurd to me.

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