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  1. Zooming malfunction when switching between windows.

    This occurs when I have multiple documents open in tabs. When I switch between tabs and scroll to zoom, it zooms in the previously opened tab, but not the current one. If I click within the document, then I can start zooming normally again.

    6 votes
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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 – 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.

  2. Flickering Cursor

    The cursor constantly flickers on my MacBook Pro 2017 with Touchbar.

    Really annoying.

    6 votes
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  3. exporting svg

    Hi,
    I use Illustrator CC 2017 21.1.0.
    When exporting an illustrator document to svg 1.2 tiny and open in Dreamweaver CC2017 or another editor I receive an error on the Illustrator metadata / namespaces like:

    <!-- Generator: Adobe Illustrator 21.1.0, SVG Export Plug-In . SVG Version: 6.00 Build 0) -->
    <!DOCTYPE svg [

    &lt;!ENTITY ns_extend &quot;<a rel="nofollow noreferrer" href="http://ns.adobe.com/Extensibility/1.0/&quot;">http://ns.adobe.com/Extensibility/1.0/&quot;</a>&gt;
    
    &lt;!ENTITY ns_ai &quot;<a rel="nofollow noreferrer" href="http://ns.adobe.com/AdobeIllustrator/10.0/&quot;">http://ns.adobe.com/AdobeIllustrator/10.0/&quot;</a>&gt;
    &lt;!ENTITY ns_graphs &quot;<a rel="nofollow noreferrer" href="http://ns.adobe.com/Graphs/1.0/&quot;">http://ns.adobe.com/Graphs/1.0/&quot;</a>&gt;
    &lt;!ENTITY ns_vars &quot;<a rel="nofollow noreferrer" href="http://ns.adobe.com/Variables/1.0/&quot;">http://ns.adobe.com/Variables/1.0/&quot;</a>&gt;
    &lt;!ENTITY ns_imrep &quot;<a rel="nofollow noreferrer" href="http://ns.adobe.com/ImageReplacement/1.0/&quot;">http://ns.adobe.com/ImageReplacement/1.0/&quot;</a>&gt;
    &lt;!ENTITY ns_sfw &quot;<a rel="nofollow noreferrer" href="http://ns.adobe.com/SaveForWeb/1.0/&quot;">http://ns.adobe.com/SaveForWeb/1.0/&quot;</a>&gt;
    &lt;!ENTITY ns_custom &quot;<a rel="nofollow noreferrer" href="http://ns.adobe.com/GenericCustomNamespace/1.0/&quot;">http://ns.adobe.com/GenericCustomNamespace/1.0/&quot;</a>&gt;
    &lt;!ENTITY ns_adobe_xpath &quot;<a rel="nofollow noreferrer"
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  4. Submenu don't work


    1. Illustrator CC 2017.1.0 (64bit)
      Windows 8.1 2013 microsoft
      Asus 64x


    2. Ctl + N or File> New Document


    3. creation of a new document

    4. does not work nothing happend

    And no drop down menu for the Tools are visible :
    - Direct selection (A)
    - Pen (P)
    -Text (T)
    - Stroke (Maj+ T)
    - Rectangle (M)
    - P
    - Maj + N
    - Maj + E
    -... all with a sub menu

    No tools are visible

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    Please accept my sincere apology for the inconvenience. Hope you have upgraded to new version and if you are still facing this issue, Please get in touch with us at any of the other support channels – https://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.

  5. Panel type and icons are enormous

    I recently upgraded Illustrator. the panels are gigantic. The type is ridiculously huge . the panels are taking up more than half my screen and I need all of them available. How do I get the panels to display nice and tiny and compact like they did before? Am I supposed to buy another graphics card and get a third monitor just to hold adobe panels? Am I really supposed to buy new glasses just for Illustrator just because Adobe can't be bothered to make things a normal type size?

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    Please accept my sincere apology for the inconvenience. We have implemented Scalable UI in new releases. If you are still facing this issue, please upgrade to latest version. If you still face the issue even after upgrading, Please get in touch with us at any of the other support channels – https://helpx.adobe.com/support.html . we will need someone to look into your machine to figure out what is going on here.

  6. Create New Button Does Nothing

    I'm using OS X El Capitan with a multi display setup, comprising of two monitors and a Wacom Cintiq. Sometimes with multiple desktops and multiple monitors popup windows will open in strange places and I have to find them-- however I've gotten rid of my extra desktops and tried to replicate the problem running a single monitor and it persists.

    Neither Premiere nor Photoshop have this issue.

    Illustrator opens up fine, but when I get to the prompt to open a recent project or create a new one, everything works except clicking "Create New" doesn't do anything. Of course I…

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  7. Zoom - Scroll Wheel

    In Illustrator CC the program seems hardwired to not listen to the tablet settings about scroll wheel zoom or even touch pad zoom. There are lots of people online complaining about this and trying to find work arounds.
    I suggest just creating a hard wired button like photoshop did to fix this issue.
    This wasn't an issue with Illustrator CS4, so I'm not sure what changed.

    11 votes
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    Please accept my sincere apology for the inconvenience. Please get in touch with us at any of the other support channels – https://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.

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

  8. USB iPhone tether connection causes bugs in AI CC 2017 Layers panel

    When a USB connection is made to iPhone for internet tethering, Illustrator CC 2017 Layers panel:


    1. Won't allow toggling the lock or eye icons unless clicked several times each.


    2. Won't allow slide up and down the locks or eyes to lock/unlock or show/unshow everything.


    3. Won't allow naming a layer unless done from options.


    4. Won't allow dragging square of an object from one layer to another.


    All resolve upon disconnecting the USB iPhone internet tethering connection.

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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 – 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,
    Mohit Agarwal | Lead Software Engineer – Illustrator

  9. Drop down menus stop working

    Drop down menus will stop working at random. For example, the weight menu under the character panel will not drop down. However, if for example I have my font set to "Black", although I cannot use the drop down menu, I can select the word "Black" and type "Bold" and it will switch the font to bold.

    This happens with various menus throughout the software. I have not been able to fix it. Even after quitting the program and restarting my computer the issues persists.

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