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Illustrator (Desktop) Bugs

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  1. GPU Performance is deeply broken - UI overlay refresh issue

    Within about 20-30 min of starting illustrator with GPU Performance enabled, everything goes haywire.

    It seems to be an issue with UI overlays such as art board bounding boxes and shape paths/points. As you pan about or adjust a shape, it seems that old overlays are not disposed and new overlays are just drawn on top resulting in layers and layers of overlays. The overlays are cleared if you zoom but when you start to pan or manipulate shapes again, the overlays continue to populate on screen.

    Images attached should illustrate the issue better then I can describe it. What…

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  3. Views not updating, tabs not updating.

    Views will simply stop updating in Illustrator. Outline view shows geometry that does not display in GPU preview mode.

    Similarly, when changing from document tab to tab, the window will "freeze" on one document and refuse to show the newly-selected document.

    None of this is remotely acceptable. I pay for and use the Adobe Suite as a professional tool, and I can't have daily failures. Trust in your products is swiftly eroding.

    Please advise a quick and permanent fix for these issues.

    System:

    Illustrator 24.2.1

    MacBook Pro
    2.4 GHz 8-Core Intel Core i9
    32 GB 2667 MHz DDR4
    AMD Radeon…

    3 votes

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  4. Separations preview imac 5k very slow

    There is some problem with Overprint preview turned on, everything becomes verry laggy. I'm on iMac 2019 27" with 40gb of RAM, SSD drive, no plugins. No matter which document is opened, the problem is same - very slow illustrator movement.

    Only sollution is to run Illustrator in Low Resolution mode, then the problem does not exist.

    3 votes

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  5. Clipping mask for a layer doesn’t move when dragged in real-time render mode

    Apply a clipping mask to a layer that has some art.
    Enable GPU mode and Real-Time Render option.
    Select all and move.
    Ai would render it as if it stays in place, while it actually is moving withe the clipped art. GIF attached.

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  6. Swatch color under the cursor of Live Paint tool is wrong on GPU

    When previewed on GPU the swatch displayed under the Live Paint Bucket cursor is wrong compared to the color set and/or applied.

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  7. BUG -> Wrong rendering of shades in Illustrato 2020

    When opening an Illu 2019 File in Illu 2020 I get wrong rendering results. We tried to reproduce the problem on several machines and it happens ewerywhere.

    We are a production company with prepress repro team. Since we dont know, when the problem can occur, we are not able to use 2020 all the time.

    Please find attached a sample illustrator file and screenshots from Illustrator 2019 and 2020.

    I hope, you can find the bug and update the Illustrator 2020.

    Stay safe,

    Gregor

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  8. Chess like structure

    While I am working on my projects a chess board like structure is appearing of no where.

    1 - Microsoft Surface Pro 4 - Windows 10 - Adobe Illustrator 24.2.1
    2- while using curving Pen tool.
    3- I want it to stop disappear tried restart application.
    4- it still apear.

    2 votes

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  9. Linked images don't show when opening a file

    Since the June update, some linked images don't appear when first time opening an existing file. After selecting them with the white arrow and moving them, they suddenly appear.

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  10. 100% view is not 100% for pixels in cc2019

    OMG, yesterday I've updated illustrator cc2018 to cc2019. Objects now in 100% view are diplayed as ~151% - see attached file - in left side - illustrator cc2018 window and 400x400 px square in 100% view. In the right side - the same square in 100% view.

    Please fix this annoing bug.
    This is on Mac pro late 2013, High Sierra, 27' Eizo monitor 1400x2560

    59 votes

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    Zoom works in two ways in Ai – one is based on the pixel density of the display, and other is on actual (physical) size of the element. The setting to control this is in:

    Preferences > Display Print Size at 100% Zoom

    Above setting ensures what you see at 100% zoom would be the physical size of the art. You can actually put a ruler against the screen and a 1inch rectangle will measure 1in on screen at 100%.

    But this may not work right for screen design workflows. Make sure you uncheck this, if actual size zoom is not needed.

  11. Can't finish preview 24.0.1

    24.0.1 keeps giving me a "CAN'T FINISH PREVIEW" error but if i open in v23 it opens just fine. Not sure why this release is so flawed.

    5 votes

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  12. Last Update is making Illustrator behave unexpected showing something like "white noise"

    Last Illustrator update brings this weird issue after opening any file on my machine. As you can see it does not happen only on the work area, but also on UI components. While scrolling down and up again solves temporarily the issue on the work area, the UI cannot be solved neither minimizing or maximizing the program. After some seconds, the work area shows that error again, pixel by pixel.

    Machine: Surface Book 2
    Operating system: Windows 10 1909 (OS Build 18363.752)
    Illustrator version: 24.1.1
    GPU: Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060
    Version of the driver: 26.21.14.4575

    1 vote

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  13. Only Black Screen display

    When creating a new document or opening an existing document in Illustrator, I get a black screen (see attached). I have to resize the window to be able to work.

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  14. Refresh problems in Trim View - Illustrator 24.0

    I'm not sure this is exclusive to GPU, but in Trim View sometimes when working with content, it stops refreshing properly and causing anomalies on screen

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  15. Blue background lines on Illustrator 2020

    Hello,

    I'm having an issue with illustrator 2020. When i start working sometimes the background of a file stars having some blue lines covering all of the canvas. horizontally and vertically.

    I'm using the latest release of Mac OSX Catalina on an Imac 2019.

    Thank you!

    2 votes

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  16. transparency grid disabled - Drawing area is not visible

    I had this problem only with some files, which created "AI CC23.0 mac".
    If transparency grid enabled, Everything looks normal.

    My System:
    Windows 10
    intel i7 8700K 32gb Ram
    Nvidia Quadro P1000
    AI 24.1 6@177427 (64-bit)

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  17. NOT RESPONDING

    The program works fine whenever im doing line work for my portraits but as soon as I highlight it and merge it together the program starts acting really slow and not responding which makes it impossible to work

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  18. Rendered objects not matching the outline

    I have found multiple rendering issues with Illustrator 2020 on Mojave 10.14.6
    There are three types:

    1.) When cutting an object with the path finder, it might occasionally produce straight lines instead of curves, although I can't replicate this and it happens rarely.

    2.) The displayed object doesn't follow the outline accurately in general. This is blatantly obvious when zooming in to the max and drawing a small object.

    3.) Lines aren't smooth, they have extremely tiny irregularities. These disappear when zooming (even when already at max) but only for the current screen. Moving the camera reveals new ones and…

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  19. Animated Zoom Broken

    I have animated zoom enabled on my system, and I've made sure to View using GPU, but animated zoom doesn't work.

    Illustrator 23.0.6 64 bit on Windows 10 desktop.

    Ryzen 7 2700X
    16 GB DDR4
    GTX 1080

    5 votes

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  20. UI Panels not rendering with Catalina update

    The panels in the user interface for both Illustrator and Photoshop have started not rendering properly (aka disappearing) both for the document panel and for workspace panels the ever since upgrading to Catalina on Mac. This most commonly happens when pressing "F" to switch between document views. Other times when switching from another application to the Illustrator or Photoshop window, the entire document disappears despite the Window dropdown menu saying it is open.

    I have contacted Adobe Customer Support and they have continually told me to delete my preference files (Illustrator) or turn on/off Legacy compositing (Photoshop). Despite doing these,…

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