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I can't for the life of me find a way to tell Illustrator to save the files that I have currently open and reopen them after I restart. Am I missing an obvious setting?

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You mean besides File -> Open Recent Files...? – Johannes Sep 18 '13 at 22:34
Yeah, I don't want to open each recent file individually. Also, the tabs should be in the right order – nachocab Sep 18 '13 at 22:35
Can you do that in any Adobe programs? – Johannes Sep 18 '13 at 22:36
Adobe Indesign can save previously opened files, and I'm pretty sure my old illustrator CS5 did it, but I can't seem to find it anywhere too? – user20723 Mar 14 '14 at 4:18
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That can't be done.

You can use Bridge to open several files at once (or just select them all in the Finder/Explorer).

But there's no way to specifically control how tabs are ordered.

Nice idea. Just not possible as far as I know. No Adobe app retains "sessions" like you describe.

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