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Illustrator (Desktop) Bugs

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  1. Precision touchpad scroll jittering

    On my XPS 13 9360, I am having issues when scrolling horizontally or vertically. The scrolling is not fluid; when scrolling at low speeds, the canvas actually scrolls the incorrect direction. This is present in dropdown menus as well. It seems like there are two scrolling actions that are fighting each other, but I am not sure.

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  2. Polish translation TERRIBLE QUIRKS

    ADOBE ILLUSTRATOR
    POLISH TRANSLATION

    1)

    WHERE
    Right click on typographic object

    ENG
    Create Outlines

    PL current
    ZmieĠna krzywe

    PL proper
    Zmień na krzywe

    REASON
    A terrible, ugly typo - present for many editions of Illustrator!!!
    Ġ character does not exist in Polish language
    IT MAKES ME SICK EVERY TIME I LOOK AT IT!!!

    2)

    WHERE
    Illustrator CC -> Preferencje -> Jednostki
    Illustrator CC - > Preferences -> Units

    ENG
    Type

    PL current
    Typ

    PL proper
    Tekst

    REASON
    Translator didn’t give a **** about the context

    3)

    WHERE
    Nazwa palety narzędziowej: Odnajdywanie ścieżek
    Tool palette name: Pathfinder
    MENU: Okno -> Odnajdywanie…

    4 votes
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  3. tools panels disappeared.

    I've just updated the software and got a dialogue box that some preferences were missing, then the interface changed to the dark one (I opt for the lightest one) and then all my tools seem to have disappeared and I can't get them back. I've quit, reopened, and repeated after restarting but same problem so far exists.

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  4. Create New

    I have Illustrator 2018. Whenever I click create new, I'm expecting to see the full range of canvas options, but instead it's cut off at web (instead of including Art & Illustration canvases etc.). Resizing the window still cuts it off, and sometimes it'll fit but there will be white space instead of filling the window.

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    Please get in touch with us https://helpx.adobe.com/support.html . Please give a reference to this post so that we can identify you.
    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.

    Warm Regards,
    Ashutosh Chaturvedi | Sr. Quality Engineering Manager – Illustrator

  5. Start Screen and New Page Screen has a black border as if its minimised

    The Start Screen and the New Page screen acts as if it is minimised inside the window (see attachment to understand) until i update the page by minimising and then maximising the application.

    as there is no way to minimise the new page screen it is stuck in this state. Started happening all of a sudden tonight. I have tried to turn off gpu acceleration but that has no effect. Tried Uninstalling but also didn't fix the problem.

    I have not tested any other pages like preferences to test if it happens on that too but my guess would be…

    2 votes
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  6. UI bug

    illustrator CC 2018 (ver. 22.0.1(64bit) / windows 10 Falls creator

    UI gets 'mangled', rendering it unusable, displays 'eating' each other or disappearing or not appearing, usually starts in 'control' area. Happens after various length of time, no special event triggering it.

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  7. Name layer pop up panel appears twice

    On macOS 10.12.6, working with a Wacom. If you double-click on a layer to rename it and the panel pops up to rename, clicking OK doesn't get rid of the panel. It re-appears a second time.

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  8. Constrain proportions via text entry no longer working

    According to the Illustrator User Manual, and in previous versions, with respect to Reshaping Objects (https://helpx.adobe.com/illustrator/using/scaling-shearing-distorting-objects.html):

    "You can also maintain proportions by entering a value in the W or H box, and then pressing Ctrl (Windows) or Command (Mac OS) while you press Enter."

    This no longer works and is rather annoying. Thank you.

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  9. I can't paste into a new layer

    I've updated to Illustrator version 22.0.0. I am working on a file where I need to replace a logo bug, so created a new layer. I've locked the original layer and then tried to paste the new bug onto the new layer (yes, it is selected), but I get the notice "You are attempting to paste or drag into one or more layers that are locked or hidden. Do you want to unlock and show all approriate layers?" So now I have to paste onto the original layer first, then move up to new layer. Is this a bug?

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    I am closing the ticket due to lack of response.
    Please get in touch with us at sharewithai@adobe.com or any of the other support channels – https://helpx.adobe.com/support.html . Please give a reference to this post so that we can identify you.
    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.

    Warm Regards,
    Ashutosh Chaturvedi | Sr. Quality Engineering Manager – Illustrator

  10. Asset Export Panel Empty

    Unable to use "Asset Export" because the panel is empty. Help please.

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  11. "New Document" window doesn't scale on Windows 10

    On Windows 10, the "New Document" window (reachable from the "Get Started" window by pressing "Create new...", for example) doesn't scale according to the scaling set in Windows display settings.
    Set to 250% (Windows recommendation), the window looks fine.
    Set to smaller values, the content doesn't fit in the frame. See attachment (200%).

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  12. Flickering cursor

    70% of the times I used to use Illustrator CC 2017 my cursor used to flicker extremely fast switching from the tool I have selected to the default black pointer. With CC 2018 looks like it's 100% of the times.
    It's very annoying especially when I have to make accurate selections.

    11 votes
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  13. Mouse click sticking

    This problem only seems to happen in Illustrator. I have not seen this issue when I use Photoshop.

    Clicking with the mouse, does not always work as expected. It is almost like there is a long delay before the release is detected, resulting in a drag operation. Sometimes I see the spinner appear after I click. I have tried a different mouse, same issue. In the video, I am only ever doing a quick click, without moving the mouse.

    9 votes
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  14. Issue when typing in the font name field to find a font

    v. 22.0.0
    iMac 2017 on High Sierra

    I use English and Greek keyboards on my Mac.

    Very often I start typing in the Fonts field to find a specific font.
    If the keyboard is set to Greek when I start typing, I delete anything I have typed, use the keyboard shortcut and start again.

    The bug is that the shortcut to switch keyboard language doesn't work while I am doing this.

    I have to grab the mouse and go on the Mac's menu bar and do it there, then go back in illustrator and start typing again.

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  15. dialog box size

    On Windows 10, using 2 screens.
    The dialog boxes for Illustrator, Photoshop and Dreamweaver display far larger than the window, meaning I'm unable to reach most of the options.

    2 votes
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  16. Pasting non english text from Word

    v. 22.0.0
    iMac 2017 High Sierra

    Pasting some Russian or Chinese text from word, in my case, and then trying to change the font, collapses the font samples popup menu so I am unable to do it.

    I figured it was some formatting the text had from the word file because the same scenario but with unformatted text from TextEdit app, didn't trigger the bug.

    Still it is very frustrating having to copy my texts to TextEdit first!

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  17. Input boxes handle keypresses inconsistently

    This is an intermittent bug.

    When typing in input boxes I find that performance can be inconsistent. Sometimes, the cursor will jump to the end of the string inside the box, so I end up appending after the unit (e.g. "406 px+7"), which then errors.

    Another example is the input box just not inserting characters at all. It seems especially prone to missing arithmetic characters such as + or - or /. For example, I meant to type "300+100 px" but instead it ignores the plus and displays "300100 px", which then error because it's too big.

    I've attached a…

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  18. Dual Screen - Prompt window display on the wrong screen - Mac

    The prompt dialog display window constantly display on the wrong screen even after repositioning to the main display.

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  19. Zoom options in View menu items have completely wrong labels

    There's an absolutely bizarre off-by-two error in the View menu in Illustrator CC 22.0 that I just noticed while working on something today.

    When initially starting Illustrator CC 22.0, the "Fit All in Window" and "Actual Size" items in the View menu have the correct labels (see attachment zoomoptscorrect.png). However, once a file has been opened, these menu items are assigned completely wrong labels, which should belong to the items two spaces lower in the menu — "Hide Edges" and "Hide Artboards", respectively (see zoomoptswrong.png).

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  20. "Open" button not responding first time

    After the recent update, with the new layout of the home screen, I have to click the "Open..." button two or three times before it opens the file explorer window. It acts like it is being clicked, but then nothing happens.

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