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Illustrator (iPad) Feature Requests

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  1. Faster shape building

    The shape builder function is great, but the workflow is quite slow to having to go into the combine shape tab then and selecting the shape builder. Could there be some way of quickly accessing the shape builder option directly at all?

    2 votes

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  2. Include the ability to resize and manipulate selected points

    There should be an option to be able to resize and manipulate selected points in artwork. Maybe once the points have been selected there could be a scale tool modifier? Or a specific scale tool in the toolbar...

    1 vote

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  3. Free transform tool

    Include a free transform tool that can actually transform selected shapes, groups etc. Similar to the free transform distort option in photoshop. The bounding box should not revert back to a rectangular box though it should remain distorted. This will make it much easier to distort artwork etc. to map to a specific plane.

    34 votes

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  4. Would be great if you could get inspired by Procreate functions and workflow

    I love Illustrator on the PC and Procreate on the iPad. Procreate has lots of nice features that I would like to be seen in Illustrator for iPad, like how you use one or two fingers on the screen to control different things, selection tools etc...

    16 votes

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  5. Double click on Apple Pencil switches between existing and previous tool

    I’m using Good notes 4 quite a lot with some handy feature to switch between tools, speeds up the workflow a lot, just by double clicking on the Apple Pencil.

    18 votes

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  6. CC Libraries character/paragraph styles

    It was great if also character and paragraph styles of cc libraries were supported. This is the only thing at the moment preventing me from working on the iPad only.

    1 vote

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  7. Direct selection tool

    Would be awesome if you could use the touch ring already before selecting objects in a group to pick individual objects..Now I just move the objects a tiny bit every time when I double click.. Annoying.

    3 votes

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  8. Ability to create seamless patterns on iPad version

    An easy way to create seamless patterns out of the user’s drawings or creations on the iPad version.

    2 votes

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  9. Recolor Artwork

    Would be great if you can add this feature

    22 votes

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  10. Path smoothing and path pushing

    The ability to smooth sections of a path after it’s drawn is a key feature. Also the ability to use a ‘variable size brush’ beside a path to push sections of a path. The app ‘concept’ is still more valuable to me as a vector tool as far as features go.

    I am a senior art director with over 20 years experience working with Adobe products

    248 votes

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  11. Open files from Dropbox

    Unless I’m missing something, it would be nice to have the ability to open files from Dropbox.

    1 vote

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  12. Import image? Surprised this isn’t already a feature.

    Trying to import images of boat plans to digitize into 3D models... but there isn’t an ‘import image’ option. There is only work arounds that say to import image into Adobe illustrator Draw, and that should upload it to Adobe Cloud and it should work. Well, it doesn’t. Adobe Cloud cannot sync “at this time. Try again later”
    Very disappointed and let down. I’ve been waiting years for this to arrive on the iPad, and it’s just as useless as whatever Illustrator Draw was supposed to accomplish.

    2 votes

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  14. No Color Profile Setting

    Color profile settings are not visible The color is so different from the PC version that I need to set the color profile.

    13 votes

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  15. Apple pencil’s double-Tap set to Mac version of the command key.

    primary is shift-button
    secondary is option-button
    apple pencil double-tap is command button!!!

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  16. Add anchor points with select tool.

    I want to add anchor points with select tool above the path editing.
    I use it to clipping.
    I don’t want to change pen tool.
    My English, correct???

    2 votes

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  17. Open a .ai file located on the creative cloud.

    The import and open option within the app places my .ai as an image within a new document instead of opening the .ai file.

    2 votes

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  18. More robust export options

    Perhaps different formats of svg as well as pdf ,color profiles etc

    9 votes

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  19. Template Layer

    The ability to make a layer a template layer as per the desktop app.

    15 votes

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  20. Curvature tool

    Makes perfect sense to include this.

    24 votes

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