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  1. indesign dropper

    the illustrator and indesign dropper work differently, one the opposite of the other.
    I think that indesign is more functional, especially for copying text styles and applying them to multiple words ... If possible, adjust the dropper function that works like in indesign.

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  2. I'm trying to change my paintbrush to pressure sensitive option from the drop down list box, the 'pressure ' option is greyed out and can't

    I'm trying to change my paintbrush to pressure sensitive option from the drop down list box, the 'pressure ' option is greyed out and can't be selected. 'Fixed' and 'random' are the only ones that aren't greyed out.

    I HAVE A MAC HOW DO YOU FIX THIS?

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  3. Image Trace Streaks

    I keep getting streaks in images traced in illustrator.

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  4. Addition to changing the corners of all vectorpoints

    addition for changing the corners of all vectorpoints in the group.I can change a vectorpoint seperately with the white angle tool but not all at the same time.
    (to change the direction of a vectorpoint. To set the points in perspective)

    Right know I could only resize them and rotate

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  5. An L-systems panel like Inkscape, but where you can use symbols too.

    Could be really powerful for pattern making, placing editable symbols or drawing lines or basic shapes with rules that can create patterns outside of the wallpaper set, including Penrose tiling and other fractals.

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  6. Option to have Measurements for Line - Full or Scaled.

    If I were to draw a line from pint A to B the size of that line is displayed under the line. This should be optional and be able to be turned off. Also have the abl\ility to state scaled size so it might have arrows point to star and end of line and the size in the middle <--------- 10" ----------> or it might say 10" @ 1/10 actual size 100"..

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  7. Make the paintbrush more user friendly.

    LIterally the most illogical system. If you change one part of a brush your customizing it reverts to the older one. Worked with this for a couple years and forgot how dissapointing it was. MAKE THE PAINTBRUSH TOOL MORE USER FRIENDLY.

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  8. Can't place the anchor point at the spot I want

    Anchor point keeps on placing at the spot I do not want. If I click on the canvas to place an anchor point, it places distances away from where I wish to place.

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  9. Allow Brush with tool to scale a pattern brush properly.

    When I use the width brush on a pattern brush, it scales the brush on all of the path to the widest bit used. I'd like it to scale only in the width direction, where I'm using it.

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  10. Better drivers for monoprice drawing tablet

    Drawing with monoprice drawing tablets causes random drawing effects. Trying to draw a straight line will cause loops, be off screen, etc. Only with brush tool currently. Drawing will occur without pressure just hovering above the tablet.

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  11. Stroked Object Transform Bug Constrain Error Adobe Illustrator CC 2017-2018

    When using the transform panel to resize an object or multiple objects, it goes without saying if you select constrain, there should be confidence it will scale respectively. A circle remains a circle, a square a square, a 16:9 Graphic stays 16:9 etc. etc.

    Unfortunately I have noticed a very concerning bug where if one of the objects has a stroke, it will not transform constrained. I noticed because the object I grabbed had a perfect circle, that seems maybe 5% horizontally compressed afterward.

    I have done this screencast to show the bug does not occur on non-stroked objects- only…

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  12. Measurment Switch Toggle Button

    You know what would be awesome? When you click on any of the marque tools (for the square, cirlce, rounded rectangle, or polygon) if you could switch the measurements that you type in.

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  13. Pattern Brush Problem with Expand Appearance

    I want to paint a topographic card (map) with complex Strokes for the streets and rivers and so on.

    After creating different Pattern Brushes i would create a solid line for export to an other program.

    After choosing the Stroke with an used Pattern Brush i would "expand appearance" for getting a clean version without strokes.
    The Result is a lot of segmented curves and destroyed formes.

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  14. Editing the handles from a point in a vector line/shape.

    When editing the handles from a point in a vector line/shape, it usually takes high accuracy to select the handle. It can be very frustrating to try and grab a handle, and you end up grabbing the shape underneath it instead - and moving the shape instead of adjusting the handle. I guess the tolerance on how close the cursor needs to be to the handle, has something to do with this. Maybe putting in a different logic that will understand that if a point on a line is selected and it displays the handles - then it is highly…

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  15. 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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  16. 固定パスをドラッグ

    環境設定に有る「セグメントをリシェイプして固定パスをドラッグ」の機能を切り替えながら使いたい。
    オプションバーに表示して欲しい。

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  17. 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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  18. brush tool

    When drawing a complex shape with the brush tool it just stops working after a certain amount of time. Im 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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  19. 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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  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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