Before when I used the Selection tool I had some boxes in the top toolbar where I could set x and y positioning and width/height. It somehow has disappeared. How can I get this feature back in y toolbar?

Here's an image of how my toolbar currently looks: selection tool illustrator

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It must've gotten hidden accidentally.

Click on the 3 lines drop-down on the far right enter image description here and make sure that Shapes is checked. enter image description here

As John pointed out that the OP may have actually been reffering to the Transform Panel

If you are trying to move the shape, you would just have to click on Transform and that will open a panel where you can set the X and Y position of the path, you can also resize it from within that panel

transform button

transform panel

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    Don't you men "transform"? Commented Jan 15, 2018 at 16:40
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    @JohnBurgess no, that would be to move the path. Shapes is the one the OP is looking for (you can see that she already has Transform there)
    – Welz
    Commented Jan 15, 2018 at 16:42
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    I still believe what they want is to see the transform panel. Commented Jan 15, 2018 at 16:49
  • @שelz thank you very much for your care. but shape is checked. there were before at top but right now its disappear Commented Jan 15, 2018 at 16:58
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    @nedaDerakhshesh don't worry about giving me specific credit, the answer has been edited to have correct information, so mark it as a correct answer. Commented Jan 15, 2018 at 17:03

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