Illustrator CS7: the 10 new features we'd like to see

With Illustrator CS6, Adobe rewrote the application from the ground up. And the improvements in speed because of this are noticeable. It also delivered the new dark interface, making it feel more professional, and if we're honest, a little foreign to hardcore Illustrator users.

Bringing such features as a new pattern creation engine, gradients on and within a stroke, Illustrator CS6 is a good upgrade - but of course we're still NOT HAPPY!

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