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  1. presentation screen mode

    Add presentation screen mode, similar to Indesgin

    5 votes
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  2. Illustrator Macos

    Currently Illustrator ues lots of system memory and .performance wise it's not optimized on mac, it doesn't use metal api. why in the world adobe not use metal api... now adobe need to optimize on mac to run faster and doesn't need lots of ram .

    I want metal api, run faster open faster ... still slow on imac pro

    4 votes
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  3. Drag & Drop Appearance

    Hi,

    Currently, moving individual "Appearance" between objects is a difficult route:
    1. Select the object. Deselect the object.
    2. Display the "Appearance" palette
    3. Delete unnecessary "Appearance"
    4. create a style. with the right Apperance
    5. Select the object.
    6. ALT + Click on the style to add a new Appearance to the existing Appearance of the object.

    Whew ....

    Can you not create the ability to drag the Appearance?

    It would be great and so much more time during work.

    Best Regards

    4 votes
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  4. Tools move in tool bar, I need to reset tool bar back to default but then moves again with 2/3 mins of working. Please advise. Thanks.

    Tools move in tool bar, I need to reset tool bar back to default but then moves again with 2/3 mins of working. Please advise. Thanks.

    4 votes
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  5. Illustrator CC 2019 after updating software says it ran out of memory

    New version of Illustrator CC 2019 installed, but the software keeps crashing and says not enough RAM to open file or work on the file. But my MAC has enough RAM. ??
    How can this be fixed?

    4 votes
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  6. Illustrator CC Problem with iMac 5K Display

    The performance of Illustrator CC (whatever version 2015 / 2017 / 2018) is extremely slow. I was talking with Adobe Support via email and they recognized this problem with all Mac Display 5K. it's unbelievable that this kind of thing happens in an application like Illustrator in computers of last generation of Apple. Apple and Adobe were always companies that thought of professional designers. The conclusion of Adobe Support was that they do not know how to solve this problem with 5K iMac displays. The only possible solution is to use Illustrator CS6, a version that is already 7 years…

    4 votes
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  7. Hardware Acceleration is not useful for textures...

    Hardware acceleration using GPUs does not seem to improve texture rendering performance, for example at 300 dpi or higher raster render quality, the UI lags a lot for complex files.... Same is the case for effects such as blur, glow etc. GPUs are much more capable in rendering than CPUs and Illustrator doesn't seem to take advantage of their rendering power. For example it lags on a GTX 1070 with an 8 thread CPU once you start using raster effects/textures. Please improve texture/raster effect performance using hardware acceleration and optimisation for multithreaded systems.

    4 votes
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  8. Assets Export - Good but could be better

    The assets exporter is a good idea but:
    1 - As name it takes the top-layer/group name. I have everything sorted in groups and what I need is in the 3rd level, thats the name and the layers I want to export as an assets, but is imposible right now.

    2- Why it works only dragging from the canvas? It would be SO good if we could drag them from the Layer tab, more handy.

    3- Why the asset preview hide if you hide the layer/group? Makes no sense and makes it more confusing.

    Those are so common sense things,…

    4 votes
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  9. 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.

    3 votes
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  10. 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

    3 votes
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  11. Bring the "Enhance Thin Lines" On/Off Option Back Again

    You have this option on your 2017 version on GPU Performance Tab. On 2018 and 2019 versions, this is not included and it frustrates me as it shows thicker lines instead of actual line thickness.

    3 votes
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  12. Less bugs, better perfomance, less bloat: bring back your a team on Illustrator!

    On the general course of Adobe (and especially Illustrator and XD)
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    - I've been defending Illustrator as a viable alternative to Sketch for screen design for years now within my team. But I am about to give up. Bugs and slow performance make it border unusable and make me look bad!
    - Please put your A-team back on Illustrator (and give it the XD engine) OR move faster with XD (probably the wiser option).
    - On XD: fantastic vector engine, but you guys are getting your *** kicked by Invision Studio (state-to-state hifi prototyping) and Figma (collaboration).

    Step it…

    3 votes
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  13. Ability to Set Scratch Disks on Startup

    Our users need to change their Scratch Disk settings from the default Startup to a different drive in order for Illustrator to work correctly in our environment. This is more problematic now since our Mac Pro's have small SSDs. The fact that users have to launch Illustrator, navigate to preferences, change this setting, and then relaunch Illustrator before the Scratch Disk settings take effect is irritating. Unfortunately, in our environment this setting does not stick, so every time our users log in to a different computer they need to make this change.

    Please add a feature, similar to Photoshop's OPT…

    3 votes
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  14. Better performance over networks by automatically copying files locally...

    We store all our files on a network drive. Now I know that illustrator performance improves if I copy the network files locally before opening them in illustrator, but this is a major pain because I have to copy them back afterwards and if there are linked assets involved it becomes too much having to verify that all the links are pointing to the correct location.

    It would be nice if AI had an option to do this copying automatically so that all non-local files that are opened are copied first into a temporary local directory and then saved back…

    3 votes
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  15. Alt + Cancel Button will Reset to Default Settings

    Click Alt + Cancel button will Reset settings to their defaults - specifically in "Transform Each" command ,I use this Command on a regular Basis where it has many Fields to be set to their default every time.

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  16. 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

    2 votes
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  17. 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.

    2 votes
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  18. 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.

    2 votes
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  19. performance

    GPU performance. It doesn't use metal api. it need to use metal api so it can run faster... it need to use less memory usage. mostly macbook air and macbook pro 13 inch has 8gb on board system memory, so it need to optimize for that. opening illustrator and file still slow. Adobe need to optimize on MACOS .

    2 votes
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  20. AMD and new CPUS/GPUS realy bad with illustrator

    AMD and new CPUS/GPUS realy bad with illustrator
    New CPUS/GPUS realy bad performance with illustrator.

    Hello Adobe, i recently bought new computers for our company becouse people were complaining about Illustrator beeing slow.

    These are the new computers:
    -AMD 3900x + RTX 2080 + 64GB 3600Mhz ram + win10 1903
    -AMD 3700x + 5700XT + 32GB 3200Mhz ram + win10 1903

    After trying out Illustrator on these systems i thought to myself.......why do we even use Illustrator?

    How come a 3000 euro computer runs slow with overprint ON with simple squares drawn on the art board???

    I want Adobe to…

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