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  1. Zoom to mouse location

    Prevously when you zoom with the Mouse (magic Mouse 2) it would zoom to the location of the pointer. Now it seems to just zoom to a random point. I move the mouse pointer and it still zooms to the random point. I want to hover my mouse somewhere and then zoom to that position like previous.

    9 votes
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  2. Transform Tool

    Entering a number in X then hitting tab to Y and typing in the number is jogging to another number and not applying the number I typed. I have to wait a couple seconds then type in the number for Y. This worked fine two versions ago.

    8 votes
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  3. export

    Exporting artboard to PSD now flattens the image even though layered export is selected.

    File>Export>Export As..>type "PSD"
    Write layers - selected
    preserve text editability - checked
    maximum editability - checked

    Same process as before updating to v22.0.1

    previously it exports all the elements as separate layers perfectly, now it flattens everything

    1 vote
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  4. illustrator cc 2018 wrong in export psd after rasterized

    colors change in file export with pantone, my steps are as follows:
    1- I have created a file in illustrator CC 2018 with 8 spot colors or pantone.
    2- rasterize the file with the function "keep spot colors " flagged
    3- export the .psd image with the function in the connection tab
    4- the resulting file has changed colours and wrong result

    13 votes
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    8 comments  ·  File Save, Import and Export  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    We have the fix available in the latest release. Please update Illustrator using Adobe Creative Cloud application to the latest build for version Illustrator CC 23.0.
    Please refer to our knowledge base FAQhttps://illustrator.uservoice.com/knowledgebase/articles/1844590 if you face difficulty in update.
    Or get in touch with us at any of the other support channels – https://helpx.adobe.com/support.html

    Warm Regards,
    Ashutosh Chaturvedi | Sr. Quality Engineering Manager – Illustrator
    Adobe. Make It an Experience.

  5. Text and Objects Randomly Rotating

    When I move text or an object, I will always notice they get slightly rotated. It's hard for the eye to see it sometimes, but the guide lines will show that things get slightly rotated sometimes for no reason.

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  6. Error loading plugins. TorqExtension.aip

    I get two errors when I first open up Illustrator. This is the second one I receive. It appears every time I open Illustrator CC 2018. I have tried uninstalling and reinstalling Illustrator from Creative Cloud, but it still appears on startup. I'm on a Windows 7 64-bit machine as well.

    3 votes
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  7. Jagged edges and gohst dashed lines when exporting

    When exporting a dashboard to jpg or png some gohst white/yellowish outlines appear.
    I use plain color without outlines but the outlines appear while zooming in the screen and when I export the artwork. The problem seems to be related to black color

    Also, I used a plain dark red and it is exported as stripped lines fill .

    I attach examples of exported images. They were exported with the best quality. I updated the software today (november the 2nd 2017)

    3 votes
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  8. character panel

    Please allow this shortcut to work again - No longer able to drag mouse left or right over the text tools (font size, leading, tracking, etc.) to quickly adjust the value lower or higher. This is helpful when designing quickly vs. typing in the exact value or using the arrows to increase/decrease.

    This is still possible in the Photoshop update - however, it is buggy and does not work correctly anymore.

    Thanks!

    3 votes
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  9. recent screen: thumbnail vs list view

    Since this last CC update, the LIST button does not work on the recent screen when the application first opens. It is stuck in thumbnail view. This affects ALL the adobe software that I use, illustrator, photoshop, indesign, premier.
    Please advise if a fix is in the works.
    thanks.

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  10. 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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  11. Can't preview artwork

    Hi, I can't preview any artwork. However I can see the layers and when I drag the file, i can see the preview. Once i release the mouse, it turns black again.

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    10 comments  ·  Document and Artboards  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    We have the fix available in the latest release. Please update Illustrator using Adobe Creative Cloud application to the latest build for version Illustrator CC 23.0.
    Please refer to our knowledge base FAQhttps://illustrator.uservoice.com/knowledgebase/articles/1844590 if you face difficulty in update.
    Or get in touch with us at any of the other support channels – https://helpx.adobe.com/support.html

    Warm Regards,
    Ashutosh Chaturvedi | Sr. Quality Engineering Manager – Illustrator
    Adobe. Make It an Experience.

  13. Diagonal Lines

    Hi, I've just updated my Creative Cloud to 2018, but when using the Illustrators, every time I push ctrl button or use the direct tool, these diagonal lines appear. Is there a way to make the line disappear? Thanks.

    2 votes
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  14. Anchor Points Flat Instead of Sharp Points

    When I draw a point with the pen tool, sometimes it gives me a nice sharp point, and other times it flattens it like a bad military haircut. If I wanted it flat I'd select the Bevel Join. Instead it takes me several minutes of fiddling with the anchor point angles to get the points, often giving me a curve that I didn't want, and wasting valuable time. It seems to be even worse than usual since the latest update (22.0.0).

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  15. delay of text cursor


    1. Illustrator 22.0.0 (64-bit).

    2. There is a delay in the text cursor showing up when it's moved with arrows or a text path is newly clicked, requiring one to wait for it before being able to continue working.

    3. The text cursor should be immediately visible.

    4. There is a delay instead of a couple seconds. (That's a long time when making many moves in a row.)

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

  16. 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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  17. Illustrator CC (2018) will run out of memory and/or crash

    Will sip every mb of your memory and won't let me zoom in after that, changes to CPU preview and will tell that there's no memory left and crash.
    Happened to me several times in one day alone and with only 2 files open (light vector only). I have a 24Gb RAM workstation and it swallows 20GB in 1/2 hour.

    4 votes
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  18. Align Stroke isn't allowing me to place stroke on outside or inside of line on certain items.. Both options are greyed out.

    Since latest update, Align Stroke isn't allowing me to place stroke on outside or inside of the line on certain items. I'm noticing this on both text and vector objects with "holes".

    3 votes
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  19. Clipping path in psd file does't work in Illustrator.

    On macOS Sierra (Illustrator CC 2018).

    Clipping path of psd file does't work in Illustrator CC 2018.
    The full of the psd image was shown in Illustrator, ignoring its clipping path.
    Same problem has occured in older versions of Illustrator (probably CC or later).

    There are two conditions for this problem to occur.
    One is that the name of the clipping path has Japanese characters.
    And the other is that a Mac's system language is set to English.

    As a test, I tried to change my Mac's system language to Japanese from English, this problem was solved.
    Or changing the…

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  20. Editing tabs in Paragraph Styles crashes Illustrator.

    Open attached tab_bug.ai file. Open the Paragraph Styles window. Edit the "Windfall back cover" style. Select the Tabs section. Move the tab to the right. Hit OK. Illustrator crashes.

    I've already reported this at <https://illustrator.uservoice.com/forums/601447-illustrator-bugs/suggestions/31228633-demo-version-of-illustrator-crashes-constantly-de?tracking_code=a5435faf1626b3287df8c29b149793c7>, but this is stripped down to the minimum possible case.

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    We have the fix available in the latest release. Please update Illustrator using Adobe Creative Cloud application to the latest build for version Illustrator CC 23.0.
    Please refer to our knowledge base FAQhttps://illustrator.uservoice.com/knowledgebase/articles/1844590 if you face difficulty in update.
    Or get in touch with us at any of the other support channels – https://helpx.adobe.com/support.html

    Warm Regards,
    Ashutosh Chaturvedi | Sr. Quality Engineering Manager – Illustrator
    Adobe. Make It an Experience.

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