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We have the fix available in the latest release. Please update Illustrator using Adobe Creative Cloud application to the latest build for version Illustrator CC 22.1.
Please refer to our knowledge base FAQ – https://illustrator.uservoice.com/knowledgebase/articles/1844590 if you face difficulty in update.
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Ashutosh Chaturvedi | Sr. Quality Engineering Manager – Illustrator
Adobe. Make It an Experience.AnnMarie commented
CHANGE IT BACK!!! That or make it an option. I keep exporting files to the wrong folder because it's exporting to the last folder used vs the folder that the original .ai or .eps file is in. WORST change idea. FIX IT!!!