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  1. Missing center handles for extending lines

    Missing the center handles for all lines, unable to extend lines properly (without scaling them) unless I switch to direct selection tool, which is a pain.

    58 votes
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    82 comments  ·  Drawing Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    First up, apologies for not sharing an update on this. We will try to do a better job of keeping you update on the progress/decisions going forward.

    We have started working on it and will be rolling it out in one for our upcoming releases. This is how this central control/handle would look like.

  2. Unable to import SVG textPath

    Illustrator is able to export SVGs using the <textPath> element for use in browsers. However, it is unable to import SVGs using the <textPath> element - instead of importing them properly, it puts each glyph in the appropriate position along the path, but it doesn't rotate the glyphs.

    The workaround is to generate SVGs with "expanded" outlines for text, but this leads to much larger SVG files, with a loss of editability.

    26 votes
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    Started  ·  5 comments  ·  File Save, Import and Export  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. PNG files rendered from AE import as blank linked files in Adobe Illustrator

    PNG files rendered from AE import as blank linked files in Adobe Illustrator

    Steps to Reproduce Bug:
    1. Render a PNG from AE using the default Output Module.
    2. Place the resulting PNG into an Adobe Illustrator document.

    Results: PNG does not show in AI document as expected.

    Expected Results: PNG would show as if it had been created/saved in Photoshop.

    Note: Opening the PNG from AE and re-saving it from PS results in at PNG that imports as expected.

    5 votes
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    Started  ·  7 comments  ·  File Save, Import and Export  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  4. Artboart Size arrow key increment not working for the width

    when resizing the artboard using the 'Artboard options' panel it is possible to increment the size using the arrow keys, one MM at a time for example. This feature now only works intermittently for the width field. It is still possible to change the number and the artboard will adjust.

    4 votes
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    1 comment  ·  Document and Artboards  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hi,

    Thanks for writing to us.
    We are working on this issue. We will notify you once this is fixed.

    Thanks & Regards
    Nitish Agarwal
    Illustrator Team

  5. 'Edit SVG Filter' quote bug

    The 'Edit SVG Filter' window text entry auto-replaces " with “ , invalidating the markup.

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