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  1. When I change opacity in the header bar it opens up the move pallete bug

    Version CC 2017
    When I change opacity in the header bar it opens up the move pallete.
    Expect opacity change.
    Move tool pallete comes up.

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  2. Windows Illustrator CC 22.0.0

    GPU performance impossible with Intel(R) HD Graphics 530. Is this GPU needs to be replaced ?
    There is a bug when moving the bloc (purple). The rendering of graphics is wrong and clipping.

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  3. With multiple selection, you have to wait before clicking on key object

    Illustrator CC 2018
    Windows 10

    With a multiple selection, if the last object you click is the one you want to align to, you have to wait a little bit before re-clicking to set it as key object, otherwise it will go into Isolation mode or Symbol edition mode (if it's a Symbol).

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  4. Illustrator CC 18 freezing on macOS High Sierra

    Ever since upgrading to 2018 Illustrator, it frequently freezes my entire screen after performing simple actions such as moving or rotating objects. Have had to hard-reboot my MacBook Pro 2016 (Touch Bar version) several times which is obviously not good for the system. This is not an issue with any of the other Adobe CC apps I have installed, Photoshop/InDesign/Premiere Pro etc. all work perfectly fine. Please resolve this ASAP - I rely on Illustrator for my work.

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  5. Alt click drag

    I am curious if anyone has ran into the same problem or even knows how to fix this problem.
    I am using illustrator 2018 and I can not use the Alt click drag method to duplicate
    I can not find out how to fix this issue

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  6. ARTBOARAD SELECTION and arrow tool in CC 2018

    I can't select and move vector graphics without this happening to my illustrator artboard (see screen catures), I can't move graphic elements without it shaking. I try zooming in and out - closing the document and illustrator and starting all over again, but it keeps happening over and over, I can't basically use the APP AT ALL.

    Everytime I try to select and element or move an element the whole APP almost goes into a malfunction!

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  7. Since updating Illustrator to CC 2018 it runs worse than before

    Illustrator lags, it crashes. Creative Cloud sucks. Looking to switch over to CorelDraw. That's all I have to say. I'm annoyed and frustrated with Adobe since switching to CC.

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  8. Pixel Preview option bug


    1. Illustrator CC 2018 (22.0.1)

    2. create a circle in the artboard (any size), then open a new window. choose one of these two windows to set view model with Pixel preview. nothing happened. and nothing changed in this window. if zoom in or out. still can see the scale value on the file title bar.

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    Please get in touch with us at sharewithai@adobe.com or any of the other support channels – helpx.adobe.com/support.html .
    Since this is not a generic issue that we can reproduce at our end, we will need someone to look into your machine to figure out what is going on here.

    Thanks & Regards
    Nitish Agarwal
    Illustrator Team

  9. Macbook completely crashes with Illustrator 2018

    Hi, I'm using Illustrator 2018 and quite frequently my MacBook Pro 2017 crashes completely when I'm moving objects around or copying objects. It happened with the 2017 version as well. I can only hard reset my computer, which NEVER happens with other apps.
    Thanks for help

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  10. Many Many issues with Illustrator 2018


    1. Ever since I've updated to Illustrator 2018, the program is always lagging and becomes non-responsive. Something simple like selecting "T" for a new text line will stall my program. I've attached my computer specs.


    2. The alt shortcut for brush tool no longer selects color with the eye drop tool. I have to manually select the eyedropper, then switch back to the brush tool which is very frustrating when I need to do this hundreds of times a day!


    3. The startup time has increased dramatically. Showing a blank screen for a couple minutes until the illustrator home screen finally appears. Also…

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  11. Copying and Pasting Text from a Word Doc instantly crashes Illustrator

    I'm using the latest version of Adobe Illustrator on Windows 10. After my first crash, I re-opened Illustrator and created a new document. Before doing anything else, I switched over to the .docx file I had open in WPS Writer and copied some of the text that was there to my Clipboard. Once I switched back to Illustrator, clicked on the artboard and pressed Ctrl+V, Illustrator immediately stops responding and crashes.

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  12. all my guides are missing

    all the guides like intercepts and centre are disappeared. I have reset more than once, but nothing changed.

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  13. Illustrator CC 2017 (macOS 10.13) crashes unexpectedly in High Sierra.

    I was creating a second artboard and about to save my file when the program just crashed. This is the third time this has happened since I upgraded and before I realized there was a compatibility issue. Also, when opening Illustrator first thing in the morning after turning the computer on, it is back to taking a long time to open, usually getting hung up on the Perspective.aip.

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  14. High Sierra MacOS 10.13 Illustrator and navigation

    When I use Command+Tab to navigate between programs, I have to hide all open programs to see Illustrator's interface. The open palettes will display, but not the the document window, toolbar, application bar. When I try to hide Illustrator, only the palettes respond. Illustrator is generally sluggish with High Sierra.

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  15. Rendering and performance issue

    Terrible!!! It generate non stop file can not be displayed not enough memory! there is enough memory on my iMac also no other application running at the time! it can not even run a simple vector line ...not even huge! its only 24" x 18''!!!!!

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  16. Mooving slow elements together

    When we want moving all objets together, it's very slow

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  17. Cannot delete primary scratch folder dialogue box on quit

    A dialogue box appears on quit saying "Cannot delete primary scratch folder"

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  18. Ctrl key moves canvas in Illustrator rendering Ctrl-Z unusable

    Everytime I press the Ctrl key in Illustrator is moves the canvas right, making me unable to use ctrl-z or any other ctrl command because it defaults to moving the canvas, I'm pretty sure I have the latest version of Illustrator and the problem just started happening when I opened a psd file in it today. Didn't have this issue while using illustrator a few days ago.

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  19. Copying hires 1-bit tiff takes to much time

    I have a document where I copy a hires 1-bit tiff.
    Then Illustrator just beachballs.
    This happens in the latest version of Illustrator CC 2017.
    I am on macOS 10.12.6 and have attached the file in question.

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  20. Illustrator CC 2017 crashes when I use Asset Export, about every 10 minutes.

    Illustrator CC 2017 crashes when I use Asset Export, about every 10 minutes.

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