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  1. GPU Preview hangs with simple file

    System specs: MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Mid 2015) • GPU Intel Iris Pro 1536 MB • OSX 10.14.6 • Illustrator 23.1.1

    I have an Illustrator file (attached) which is originally imported from a dwg file but doesn't seem to contain that much artwork. Trying to open this file (or preview) with GPU either hangs Illustrator or takes minutes on end to render. The same thing happens if this file is placed in Indesign and GPU preview is on there, even recovering that document after force quitting hangs Indesign.

    I can simply work around this problem by disabling GPU performance from…

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  2. adobe illustrator 2015 onword version jerk and lagging issue

    im work LG 5K DISPLAY WITH MAC PRO 2013 I HAVE INSTALLED ADOBE ILLUSTRATOR 2019 ABOUT 3 MONTH IM FACING SOME ISSUES ON OVERPRINT PREVIEW MODE AND NORMAL MODE (NORMAL MODE IS OK NO ANY JERK AND LAGGING ISSUE BUT ON OVERPRINT PREVIEW LAGGING JERK ANY MOVEMENT ON SCREEN AND ARTBOARD ANY SOLUTION ABOUT MY PROBLEM PLEASE SHARE IM VERY TRIED AND I REQUEST TO ADOBE PLEASE REMOVE GPU OPTION 2015 ONWARD VERSION ADOBE ILLUSTRATOR 2014 IS EXCELLENT PERFORMANCE AND WORK OVERALL.

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  3. Illustrator CC Crashes In Tablet Mode

    Illustrator regularly crashes every couple of hours when my Spectre x360 is in tablet mode, also when using the HP Pen. Is anyone else getting this?

    Running Illustrator in power saving mode was suggested as a workaround, but it's still crashing.

    System info attached.

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  4. pixel error

    This happens a lot when I am working in Illustrator, I have to zoom in and out to see the correct color or for not seeing this issue. PLEASE HELP

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  5. "QuickDraw" (artwork/preview) malfunctions

    Not clear this is actually GPU-related.

    This bug dates back 32 years, all the way to Illustrator 1.0, when Adobe used the term "QuickDraw" to describe it. Terminology has changed, the bug has not. It has happened on every version of Illustrator, on every Mac, under every operating system.

    I've sent the attached screenshots and videos in the past, no response.
    The bug manifests as stray lines or incorrect vectors at certain seemingly-random resolutions.

    In preview mode, in addition to above problems, (possibly a different bug), I often get sectors or areas that do not fill or redraw correctly. Sometimes…

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  6. "QuickDraw" (artwork/preview) malfunctions

    Not clear this is actually GPU-related.
    This bug dates back 32 years, all the way to Illustrator 1.0, when Adobe used the term "QuickDraw" to describe it. Terminology has changed, the bug has not. It has happened on every version of Illustrator, on every Mac, under every operating system.
    I've sent the attached screenshots and videos in the past, no response.
    The bug manifests as stray lines or incorrect vectors at certain seemingly-random resolutions.
    In preview mode, in addition to above problems, (possibly a different bug), I often get sectors or areas that do not fill or redraw correctly. Sometimes…

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  7. GPU rendering problem. - My graphics appear pixelated at certain zoom levels. Comes and goes. Very annoying when working.

    This happened a few months or weeks ago.

    I am using Macbook Pro - 2017
    OS version: Mojave 10.14.5 (18F132)
    Adobe Illustrator: 23.0.4
    This issue disappears when I turn of GPU rendering but I am used to working with GPU rendering ON.

    I am hoping for a fix on this soon or maybe there is already. please let me know. Thanks :)

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  8. Scaling / rendering bug - Pucker & Bloat

    workpath: make circle -> add anchor points ->pucker&bloat -> cut the circle in two -> join path -> new circle -> minus front -> scaling = error (see images)

    MacOs Mojave 10.14.5 - illustrator CC 2019 AND illustrator 2018 (22.1)

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  9. I did a blend on some text (a color to 0 opacity of the color) — and it looks real stitchy on the GPU preview

    I did a blend on some text (a color to 0 opacity of the color) — and it looks real stitchy on the GPU preview.

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  10. phantom lines overlapping paths

    Sometimes a portion of my shape will look cut off. There is no vector information generating is, it just renders it that way for some reason. Examples attached:

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  11. wrong monitor profile applied when moving AI to a different screen in a multi-monitor setup

    Setup: MacOS, latest version / AI, latest version / three different displays (two wide gamut) attached to 2017 MacBook Pro 15" 2017

    The monitor profile of the display on which a file is opened first seems to be still in effect to render colors, after moving the window to another monitor (with a different gamut) while in GPU preview.
    Colors are quite off when moving a window from a wide-gamut display to an sRgb one and vice versa.
    Overprint view or CPU view seem to be correct, but are very slow to work with.

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  12. Overprint preview of overprinting black shows black as semi-opaque

    When something is printed as 100% black and set to overprint, the output will be pure black. No registration issue as the 100% element is carried through the other color breakouts. However, in AI CC 2019m when I zoom way in on text which is 100% black and overprinting, I can actually see through the black type. The intensity of the black varies based on what is underneath. One can even watch the black become muted in appearance as one zooms.

    Shouldn't 100% black appear as 100% black regardless of being set to overprint or not.

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  13. Zoom in/out bug

    When holding down the magnifying glass shortcut and moving the mouse left/right to do a smooth zoom, it no longer behaves as before the recent update. It lags and makes the graphics super blurry. What did you guys change??

    https://www.dropbox.com/s/wkhbo5d3io4kq4b/illustrator-zoom-bug-1.mp4?dl=0

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    Declined  ·  Ashutosh Chaturvedi responded

    Hi,

    It is an intentional change to speed up zoom pan operation. Earlier we were rendering full fidelity at every frame – this was slowing down or wasting GPU power. So what happens after this change is we render full fidelity on mouse release.
    The amount of blur depends on the amount of zoom. If you zoom too far the onscreen representation will be more blurry. I hope this answers.

    — Ashutosh

  14. Objects not displaying in the right place?

    I've been encountering lots of stuff like this, usually restarting the app will fix it. This time a closed the doc, re-opened and this was still happening...

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  16. Trim View (2019) is rendering properly in GPU view when adding from libraries

    Details of your operating system and version of Adobe Illustrator: Windows 10 Insider Build 18312. Illustrator 23.0.1
    The steps you were taking when you experienced the issues: When working in Trim View in GPU view, when I add assets from the Libraries panel and move them onto the artboard, my background raster image gets black blocks/rendering issue. If I zoom in and out it goes away until I move the top object again. If I switch to CPU view the issue goes away.

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  18. When 'View using GPU' is enabled the colors end up being drastically different

    See attached files.

    On Mac OS 10.14.1 and illustrator version 23.0.1

    I tried resetting my preferences as well.

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  19. Illustrator Active Window lags when plugged into an external monitor

    I am having an issue where when both a Surface Book 2 or a Macbook Pro 2018 is plugged into an external monitor ONLY the active window pane will lag when my curser enters that section of the screen both on the laptop and the external monitor. Doesnt happen when the computer is on its own but ONLY when second mointor is connected. Need this issue resolved and have done a full restart and reinstal of Ai along with tested this with 2 computers and multiple mice.

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  20. Paths Previewing Very Oddly

    Paths with a stroke color and no fill are still filling random corners within the shape. I've rebuilt the shape, and checked for redundant nodes, but neither has fixed the problem. To make is worse, this is happening to to connection points at random (sometimes it has a fill, sometimes it doesn't). Definitely a bug, and a very major one.

    Also, copying the artwork into a new document, or even into InDesign, does not fix it. Placing the artwork in InDesign actually makes the preview glitch out. It's as if Adobe gave CC 2018 a lobotomy!

    Screenshot 1: paths in…

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