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  1. Alignment marks for Screen print

    Is there any way you can add a feature that would allow a novice screen printer the option to select a center mark and bleeds?

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  2. Alignment marks for Screen print

    Is there any way you can add a feature that would allow a novice screen printer the option to select a center mark and bleeds?

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  3. Alignment marks for Screen print

    Is there any way you can add a feature that would allow a novice screen printer the option to select a center mark and bleeds?

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  4. Convert Text to outline now only works with Acrobat 4, Plz make it possible with all acrobat version.

    Text to outline while exporting to PDF now only works with Acrobat 4, Plz make it possible with all acrobat version. Saving in Acrobat 4 will lose transparency and effects

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  5. Guías inteligentes Illustrator

    (Español)Hola! Me gustaría que incluyeran en las próximas actualizaciones una manera que se puedan imprimir las guías inteligentes cuando creas un archivo Illustrator (ai.) y guardas como en (pdf.) Sin la necesidad de ir tirando lineas en el mismo documento que estás trabajando sobre las guías inteligentes. Con el fin de que se vean las guías inteligentes en el documento pdf. Espero que la incluyan, sería una gran mejora.
    (English) Hi, I would like to include in future updates a way that you can print out the Smart Guides when you create an Illustrator file (ai.) and save it as…

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  6. Overprint is not maintained after making PDF - separation files are not correct

    When using spot colors to overprint, the PDF files show knockouts in Acrobat. For example, when overprinting a 10% black square over a Pantone square, the result is a knockout, even though the attributes are set to overprint.

    When correcting for this I tried the Transparency feature to make a 10% gray, but the result is an overprint with a screen for each plate where the overprint should occur. (see attached image) The only correct plates were produced by printing a postscript file and using distiller to create the plates. This did not happen is previous versions.

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  7. Fix Black Overprints

    Fix the appearance of black overprint so that other colors are visible under solid black when overprint preview is on (unless I'm missing something, this used to work in older versions).

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  9. Maintaining colour levels between PS & AI on linked files??

    Issue: linked PS(CMYK) file into AI(CMYK) appears in AI with difference colour values from the original PS file.

    Only way around it I was told by Adobe is to directly "open" the PS doc in AI not "place" to maintain the colour values. They also had told me that this is the expect behaviour of the software.

    I feel this is a serious flaw for files for print, I have always used AI to set up my packaging print files and never had an issue I think this must be a recent update.

    Does anyone known of a work around…

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  10. automatic trapping plug-in would be a great step forward.

    An automatic trapping feature, or a plug-in to that effect, would be of great convenience when submitting files for output.

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  11. convert low res images to high res

    I'd like an option to convert a low res image eg. 72 dpi which can be converted to a high res image 300 dpi for printing in one click.

    Currently, you would have to redraw the image to create a higher resolution. image for printing which can be time-consuming. People are always giving you a web resolution (72 dpi) and wanting you to create print documents using it. This would be a huge technological win for all designers everywhere.

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  12. SET OVERPRINT TO GROUPS OF DIFFERENT OBJECTS

    Second Time i have to adress this, Grouped objects, Set the group to over print, yet some of hte objects do not accept this setting as a group , only by ungrouping the mixed objects i can achieve a safe overprint setting, no other version before this one had this ERROR and its in fact dangerous to my worl as a finished artist when i can not trust my software to do what i set it to do.

    Please fix this once & for all

    Example, group various objects (excluding stroke) type box, vector objects of various sizes and shapes…

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  13. Different number of copies for each artboard

    Hi,

    I've a document in Illustrator with a lot of pages (artboards).

    I must print a specific number of copies for each page.

    Example: for the page number one I must print 20 copies, for the page two I must print 60 copies, ecc

    Is there a way to forward this request with one command or I must select one by one page?

    I've found this trick but is very complicated if I've a lot of pages to print: in the label of range of artboards I write : 1,1,1,1,1,1,1,2,2,2,2,3,3,3,4,4,5,5,5,5,5,ecc

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  14. Properly viewable and properly printable files NEEDED!

    When creating a final file from Illustrator for a printer, I change type into outlines so that there will be no font problems. Then I save as a PDF. The PDF is VERY inconsistent in how it shows straight lines of letters. ie: lower case "L", cap "I", hyphens, dashes, and other letters with "straight" lines -- p, d, M, etc. The pdfs look terrible unless you blow them up very large. AND when you print them out, you can also see the differences in thickness of the letters on different printers. Questions: How do I tell my customer "Oh,…

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  15. calque non imprimable

    Dans la version cc 2018, un calque non imprimable n'est plus différencié des autres par son non en italique, c'est très gênant et source d'erreur !
    IL serait bien de revenir sur ce petit détail, de grande importance dans les métiers du print. Par avance merci

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