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  1. Gradient Quality

    There is banding from black and white when I do a gradient and it does not matter what size the object is I am doing the gradient onto.

    A nice smooth gradient is important without banding. I have seen this done on many items, not sure what they used, but the gradients were so smooth and flowing.

    I then tested it with white that went to 50% grey and still banding.

    Why is the quality of the gradient tool so terrible in illustrator?

    Also, why is it so complicated to get the color you want from the…

    7 votes

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    4 comments  ·  Effects, Appearance, Graphic Styles  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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    Planned  ·  Yogesh Sharma responded

    This is on our roadmap for 2018. We are making improvements in gradients area, and the story of picking colors using Eyedropper for use on a gradient stop is part of it.

    Thanks,
    Yogesh

  3. Copy Gradient properties

    Sometimes I need to add new objects with gradient fill to my design and keep gradient annotators in the same position as another existing object.
    It would be great if a function were added that allowed copying the gradient fill properties from one object to another, keeping the gradient annotators in the same position.
    On the other hand, when I add a gradient outline to an object with gradient fill, the gradient annotators do not match between the fill and the outline. This difference is more evident the thicker the contour. Adding the option to keep outline gradient annotators in…

    5 votes

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  4. Save Gradient Swatches

    Gradient swatches should be able to be saved in CC libraries and moved across products.

    22 votes

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  5. Make gradient swatches global

    Gradient swatches should be globally applicable. This would mean they´d need to be editable - either in Swatch Options just like other swatches or replacable by dragging a altered version of a gradient onto the old swatch. (At the moment, the only option is the swatch title)

    23 votes

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  6. Gradient Feather

    I would love it if illustrator had a gradient feather tool that worked the same way as the one in illustrator.

    At the moment you have to manually set up a gradient with 2 of the same colour with one set to 0% opacity and one at 100% opacity, unless I'm missing something! The one in indesign can be applied to groups as well which is super useful.

    8 votes

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  7. Switching to gradient should use as starting gradient color the original solid color

    Switching to solid color to gradient, by default gradient should use as starting color the original solid color.

    Since imho mostly people uses solid as starting point, then converts to gradient.

    6 votes

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  8. Make conical gradient

    Don't tell me abous mesh trick, it has it's limits and surely is not that easy to use.
    Just make Conical type gradient from the box.

    16 votes

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  9. Gradient tool

    Can we change the gradient tool so we can spread the gradient along a stroke with the gradient tool and not be limited to the 3 symbols on the gradient panel?

    1 vote

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  10. Freeform gradient doesn't work with Recolor Artwork

    There is no way to recolor the gradient points in the Freeform Gradient in Color Guide → Recolor Artwork. This is very problematic when you try to apply a color group to the gradient. It works very well with regular gradients, but not with freeform gradients. I think this needs an update or else it will be very time consuming to edit all the colors of a freeform gradient.

    14 votes

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    Started  ·  Anish Kumar responded

    Hi All,

    Thanks for submitting this request. We have started working on the same.

    Thanks
    Anish

  11. Live preview of gradient (while dragging)

    Whenever I'm using the gradient tool I wonder why I can never see the appearance of the gradient while dragging it. resulting in having to tweak it at least a couple of times before I'm content.

    16 votes

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  12. Drag CC Library colors to Gradient panel

    Right now, users can drag Swatches to the Gradient panel to build gradients quickly. It would be really handy if we could drag colors from the CC Library panel to the Gradient panel in the same way.

    18 votes

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  13. Gradient Trouble

    Why I can't use gradient onto text? Either I have to curve it or I have to take and extra layer from appearance panel..!! I wish I could directly pic the gradient.

    2 votes

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  14. Enable Gradient Annotator on strokes

    When we are in Full screen and Want to edit Gradient on the Stroke It would be Great to be able to Enable the Annotator on to Change/Edit or move the stroke Gradient colors

    8 votes

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  15. Gradient Mesh

    If you are able to easily make a gradient mesh using a gradient mesh tool, I would think it would be equally easy to unmake a gradient mesh back into a standard closed path instead of having to use Object > Offset Path and remove all values.

    1 vote

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  16. Different Customizable Shape Gradient Constraints

    Much like the flexibility of the radial gradient feature, it would be incredibly helpful to have a similar tool to make gradients, but one that does not constrain you to a circle or ellipse. Yes, AI provides the freeform gradient tool and the gradient mesh tool, but these are often a little finicky and time consuming to use. One can also use the blend tool to attempt a freeform gradient. All of these are far too complicated for creating such simple gradients. I propose that a customizable shape gradient tool is implemented. Like the other gradient tools,…

    3 votes

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  17. Freeform Gradient can be edited by Recolor Artwork Tool

    As with other colors/gradients, it would be ideal if the new Freeform gradient can be adjusted with the Recolor Artwork tool. For example if I have a monochromatic red gradient setup and want to duplicate it identically but shift it to a monochromatic blue setup, I don't seem to be able to do that currently. When selecting the freeform gradient affected shape, the Recolor Artwork tool doesn't change anything. Please allow Recolor Artwork tool to shift/adjust the color of a freeform gradient. Thanks!

    20 votes

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  18. Freeform gradient feedback

    1. Not working at all on compound shapes

    2. After selecting an object some stops disappear

    3. When copying the gradient to a smaller shapes some stops disappear. I know that the stops that are outside the shape will disappear, but would be nice if the gradient scaled down or something to fit in the new shape.

    4 votes

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  19. Freeform Gradient Save swatch option

    The new freeform gradient option is awesome addition to Adobe. However, it would be extremely convenient to be able to save our freeform gradients.

    Also, it seems to have issues editing as well. Can we please revisit this and troubleshoot the issues?

    22 votes

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  20. Add ability to apply gradient to text without using new fill

    AI allows to make live text colored with gradient only by applying new fill to a text. This knowledge often comes occasionally, when users finally got into Appearance. AI just doesn't says it't wrong, shows no hint, does nothing when people try to apply gradient as they do for everything else.

    Meantime, each symbol within text can have their own fill.
    And when you apply gradient with a drag to an ungrouped set of path objects, AI applies gradient to all of them, placing each gradient into right position.

    Thus I just don't understand, why AI still doesn't allow to…

    19 votes

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