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  1. Cannot turn on GPU performance, NVIDIA card

    Cannot turn on GPU performance on Nvidia card
    My card: Nvidia gt 610m, before illustrator can turn on GPU performance but now I can't. I had to try reinstall app and driver Nvidia, update windows but nothing.
    Please fix it, thanks

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  2. Consistent repeat crashes

    Consistent repeat crashes. I'm on a MAC High Sierra. I know my Illustrator 21.1 will at least crash around 10am and 3pm EVERYDAY. It goes through phases where it will crash 4 times a day.

    I am merely opening an Illustrator file from my desktop or in a folder on my desktop that is 1mb -5mb most times when this happens. When clicking on the file and waiting for this small file to open and nothing happens I realize that it's locked up.

    I check the task manager and sure enough it's not responding and I have to force quit…

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  3. Chrashed

    When i try to change the color of something with the Touch Bar (Grayscale), it didn't change the color and crash the app many times i tried it.

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  4. thin line with stroke (0.01 or less) won't show up in CC 2015, but show clearly in CS 4/CS 6

    thin line with stroke (0.01 or less) won't show up in CC 2015, but show clearly in CS 4/CS 6

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  5. Surface pro 4, Illustrator and InDes

    I am having problems running Illustrator CC and InDesign CC on my new Surface pro (Intel Core i7-7660U CPU 2,5GHz, 16,0 GB RAM). Usually the programs crashes on startup, and the crash is followed by an option to send a crash report. When trying to send the crash report, the crash report crashes! Only Randomly the programs open, but then it seems like the programs are running on wrong resolution. Have anyone else experienced these issues, and is there any fix?

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  6. Saves pdf as ai, and a lousy update.

    Today as I was trying to save out a pdf Ai would remove the name when changing folders, everytime. Then it saved a pdf with an Ai extension, but will only open as a pdf. Screwing all of my work because it saved the file as an Ai, instead of overwriting my changes. This entire update has been a **** big buggy dis-appointment and appears to have no added value.
    When will software mfg realize that people are tired of updates?

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  7. New version randomly and continually changing position of endpoints

    I have a large map I'm working on that's doing a strange thing ever since AI CC's last update (21.1.0).

    After the update, Illustrator seemed to change the "Arrowheads" (circles in the case of this file) position at the end of SOME, but not all, of my lines. As far as I could tell, the unwanted and automatic change was completely random. Worse yet, it seems to be continuing at random, as though AI has developed an AI intended to drive me insane.

    Anyone else experiencing this? (In the sample screenshot, the circles at the ends of the lines representing…

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  8. Tiny background pixels in top objecting flickering in and out

    In some of my files pixels that are the color of the immediate background of an object will flicker in and out of the object. Zooming in and out changes the regions of the object that are affected, and sometimes it appears as if the object is fine. However, if you then zoom in, the problem resumes.

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  9. 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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  10. type/color changes having difficulty taking

    v.22.0.1 64-bit on win 10
    never had these issues before today, but basically some changes are selectively not taking, are reverting back to previous. 2 examples:


    1. changed type font from Clyburn to Hummingbird (from Tk), change takes, saved work, then went to move type and reverts to Clyburn. so copied layer with Hummingbird, locked it, hid it, then made change, still switched back. closed/rebooted Illustrator, was back in Clyburn. however, made change and it finally took, however could not change between Hummingbird Regular and Bold.


    2. working with ellipses in a logo in CMYK. placed ellipse with gradient stroke. copied layer,…

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  11. AI 2018 slow, unresponsive - unusable - Downgrade to 2017 instructions please

    Jerky, unresponsive, unbearable lag time, clicks buggy. Simply unusable

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  12. Creative Cloud has potential ports leak (Activity Monitor)

    When starting Creative Cloud, and Viewing Activity Monitor in macOS the ports show an normal average number around 600. Yet the Creative Cloud ports don't stop there every 15 seconds they increase by 1-3 on avg. I have had them reach 10,000 and that when it starts causing problems with my MacBook performance. if I let it would just keep climbing endlessly. this need to be addressed asap.

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    Declined  ·  Ashutosh Chaturvedi responded

    Thank you for reporting this issue. We have notified the concerned team about it. since this issue is not about Illustrator I am closing the bug.

  13. Smart Guides not working in Illustrator CC 2018 even after I turn on snap to pixel

    Smart Guides had not worked for me in a long time now. I update illustrator regulary and have snap to pixel turned off.

    I have been using illustrator for over 13 years so I know all the tricks and methods and this drives me nuts.

    In Sketchapp for example I select the object, hold the alt key and it will show me all the margins and distances around the selected object. That is a time saver.

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  14. crashing

    So, I updated to the latest version of illustrator about two weeks ago. Then I realised it crashed every 30 minutes or so, every single time i used it. I'm not doing anything particularly heavy, it just crashes randomly. and I often lose the work i've done as the auto save doesnt seem to catch the last few things I've been doing. So, I decided to uninstall and go back to the 2017 version. Which then lead to my documents having their own issues. all saving as transparent, or with weird lines going through them. Here I am again with…

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  15. "Type Object Selection by Path Only" no longer works

    I've been using this option from the start and the new version (Oct 18) ignores the preference and I have to click down to select objects below the type. VERY annoying.

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  16. Tidak bisa masuk Ai

    saya menggunakan laptop Lenovo dengan spesifikasi intel core i5 RAM 20GB ddr4
    saya tidak bias masuk ke software AI dan shortcut CTRL + N tidak bias
    mohon bantuannya

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  17. 2-finger track pad zooming glitch/delay on mac

    Using 2-finger zoom with macbook pro track pad there is a major delay in Illustrator CC 2018.

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    Hi,

    Please get in touch with us at any of the other support channels – helpx.adobe.com/support.html . We have also noticed that your GPU is turned OFF. Please get in touch with a support personnel so that he/she can help you out with this.

    Thanks & Regards
    Nitish Agarwal
    Illustrator Team

  18. freeze

    My Version is Ai CC 2018
    I opened Ai and try to load a new brush that i downloaded, the first time i did it by selecting the Other Library and choose the Brush file was fine but then on it just freeze everytime i do it, be fore i could even select the section that has the file, the application freeze

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  19. 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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  20. anchor point and handle display - no visible difference on screen

    With CC 2018 update there is NO visible difference with ANY of the 3 options of the ANCHOR POINT AND HANDLE DISPLAY dialog in preferences.

    THEY ALL LOOK EXACTLY THE SAME ON THE SCREEN!!!!!

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