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I am a graphic illustrator that creates very detailed and complicated work. I noticed that in Adobe Illustrator, the radial gradation shows quite visible lines of change of gradation (dark to light, etc.). This is also apparent on print-outs. Buuuuut....in Macromedia Freehand (7.0), the gradation lines are alot less visible on screen, and invisible on my print-outs. It looks smooth as silk. So far, I think Freehand is a better tool.