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My selection tool icon in adobe illustrator has changed to a triangle, Does anyone know what that means and how I can turn it back to the arrow icon?

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  • Has the functionality changed? It looks to me like somehow the selection tool and the direct selection tool have changed places in your toolbar. In situations like this I always try restarting and resetting my preferences (Alt+Control+Shift (Windows) or Option+Command+Shift (Mac OS)) and most of the time that solves the problem. – magerber Feb 8 '17 at 17:37
  • Thanks, but, unfortunately resting the preferences didn't help – Arian Feb 8 '17 at 18:33
  • Sorry...that's all I got on this one! :-( – magerber Feb 8 '17 at 18:46
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    Looks like these are the new selection icons. I just recently updated to CC 2017 and it seems this is the way it is now. – GoofyMonkey Feb 8 '17 at 18:51
  • Thanks, you are right, I just reinstalled the software and those icons are still there :) – Arian Feb 8 '17 at 18:56
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These are the new icons for the selection tools in Illustrator CC (2017).

From the "Illustrator New features" section on the Adobe Illustrator page:

Modern user experience
A flat UI and new icons for tools and panels offer a cleaner look and help you focus on your artwork.

Illustrator CC New Features

I don't think there is a built in way to change them back.

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