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  1. Can´t save an open document!!

    When I try to save an open document, AI say´s it can´t save as the file is open.

    Well, obviously it is open, as I am working on it!

    I have to rename the file. Then when I try to save the new file, same thing happens and I have to keep renaming files if I want to save my work.

    Surely this is a bug.

    Is this happening to anyone else??!

    2 votes
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  2. My Illustrator CC window will not minimise into the dock?

    Hi,

    Not sure where to go with this one but I have just upgraded to Adobe CC and noticed that I'm unable to 'Minimise' the window in Illustrator and also noticed that it won't do it in InDesign but Photoshop does minimise (ODD!)

    All it will do is when you double click it fills to fit screen and then the opposite.

    I have posted this onto the forum and others have mentioned that they are also experiencing this problem.

    (I have turned on the 'Double -click a windows title bar to minimize' in the System Preferences)

    Please could you help…

    3 votes
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  3. IMAGE AUTOMATICALLY EMBEDDED WHEN DRAGGED INTO ILLUSTRATOR

    THIS IS SCREWING MY WORK FLOW AND HAPPENS OUT OF NO WHERE

    3 votes
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  4. doesn't display proper illustration

    It didn't happen in C6 version. The line and shape(colored) doesn't display accurately. (Ref. attached)

    2 votes
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  5. Bad precision of the mouse/cursor

    I am using Illustrator CC2018 on a MAC OX Sierra.

    There is a huge issue with the precision of the cursor. It is super shaky, keeps on appearing/disappearing. It's worst when you hit Alt, cmd, or space. I can't see the tools I am using, for example, the cursor is always black, even if I am using the white cursor ( "A" tool).
    This is really annoying, even more when I try to work with my Intuos pen and tablet... It is simply impossible.
    Am I the only one experiencing that ?

    4 votes
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  6. Smart guides not working on Text Area boxes

    Mac OS 10.11.6 El Capitan (and also Windows 10)
    Illustrator CC 2018

    Hi!
    I have a problem with the latest version of Illustrator (I just upgraded from CS6):
    Smart Guides do not appear on Text Area boxes (corners or sides), for example when I want to draw a line with the pen from one corner of a box to a corner of another box).
    They do appear normally on other objects.

    Snap to Grid and Snap to Pixel are off. Snap to Point is on, but the problem is the same when off.

    Is anyone experiencing the same? Is there…

    7 votes
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  7. Illustrator CC 2018(Mac) Crashes every time I save

    Every time I save Illustrator quits and creates a weird .tmp pdf file? forcing me to save as every time I need to save

    16 votes
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    94 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 22.1.
    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.

  8. New Artboard Decimal Rounding

    Illustrator 2015.3.1

    Created a new document, set artboard to 3.375 x 2.125 with .125 inch bleed. Dialog box rounds to 2 decimal places as usual, but I expect that it honors the 3 decimal input. Save document as PDF, place into InDesign using Bleed box, am surprised to discover that document places at dimensions of 3.63 x 2.38.

    Further testing shows that if I enter the proper dimensions with the artboard tool after creating the document, then it honors the 3 decimal places. So it is only the new document dialog that is actually rounding the dimensions.

    2 votes
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  9. Place Options in CC Libraries

    I'm having an issue with Illustrator 2018 (22.0.1) in regards to place a copy of a CC Library item in a document. This release has ruined my workflow!

    I use the Paste Remembers Layers option in the Layers panel options a lot. In all other Illustrator CC releases, If Paste Remembers Layers was checked on, the pasted CC Library item would adhere to the Paste Remembers Layers option. Furthermore, while it's nice sometimes to have a loaded cursor of multiple library items, it can be cumbersome more often than not.

    I don't know if these are bugs or intentional changes,…

    3 votes
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  10. File size growing increasing bloating

    Illustrator 22.0.1 (64bit), Windows 10 64bit (latest version), 64GB RAM, 3.5Ghz 12 core CPU, 2x large SSDs

    As of last week, I have been encountering an issue with file sizes growing larger and larger each time I save. The file grows even when I only move or even delete objects. The larger the file becomes the more it adds with each save, and the slower it becomes. It’s as though it’s doing something like saving history states (although not in any useful way).

    This is a huge problem; the project file I’m currently working on, though modest in complexity (75k…

    7 votes
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  11. Extra art boards/re-numbers art boards incorrectly

    Some Art boards are being missed out and re-numbered as a repeat of the previous number, see attached images

    4 votes
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  12. Illustrator crashes when opening a file using 'double click' that has missing fonts.

    Version: Adobe Illustrator 2018 CC v 22.0.1 (64 bit)

    Step 1: I open a blank Illustrator for the first time and it opens fine.

    Step 2: I double click a PDF from the back of an email attachment/the desktop etc and the file then tries to open in Illustrator.

    Step 3: The file opens but at the same time a blank 'missing font' dialogue box appears and Illustrator crashes. (The missing font is 'Helvetica-bold')

    Step 4: I have to close Illustrator using the task manager.

    This only happens when the FIRST file I open is opened by double clicking it.…

    10 votes
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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 22.1.
    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. Ultra-slow cycling through font names with arrows and focus in Font Family field

    When I try to cycle through font family list with focus set in Font Family field, it takes about 1-2 second for AI CC2018 to change both name and actual font for selected object (but it does it as ultra-fast when you drop down this field!) AI CC2017 does it a bit faster (0.5-1 second).

    7 votes
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  14. Effects on objects same and different colour issues

    Illustrator 2018 CC 22.0.1
    Mac OS El Capitan 10.11.6

    As per video, when setting multiple objects with the same colour (Global or not) and then applying any Effect, there seems to be no Effect applied where it worked in previous versions of Illustrator. There also seems to be no effects sometimes on objects with different colours.

    1 vote
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  15. Colour changes on Multiple Objects in Color Panel issues

    Illustrator 2018 CC 22.0.1
    Mac OS El Capitan 10.11.6

    As per video, when trying to change colour of multiple objects in the Color Panel when colours aren’t set to Global, under CMYK settings I enter 0,0,0,0, hit Enter/Return on my keyboard, and nothing changes.

    When the multiple objects all have colours that are set to Global, the Color Panel has other odd issues. Selecting CMYK, greyscale brings up no settings, but RGB, HSB does, though odd settings show up.

    1 vote
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  16. Color Panel changing multiple swatches issues

    Illustrator 2018 CC 22.0.1
    Mac OS El Capitan 10.11.6

    In the past using with CS5, I was able to select multiple swatches in the colour panel, double click, and then change properties such as “Global”. As per the video in AI CC 2018, I select multiple swatches, double click, and it only opens the panel for the colour I clicked on. I’m only able to change multiple colours by clicking on the Swatch Options.

    I don’t know if this is a bug or a feature that was dropped, but it would be nice to have it back for more efficiency.

    2 votes
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  17. Character Properties Disappears in "Draw Inside"

    Can't access the Character Properties (like changing font/size/line height) while in "Draw Inside" mode. I have to create/edit text in my main layer and cut/paste it in the "Draw Inside" object.

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  18. I can draw a selection square, and then right click for context menu, but AI doesn't manage to select anything.

    I can draw a selection square, and then right click for context menu, but AI doesn't manage to select anything before the menu appears.

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  19. Illustrator crashes for no reason multiples times a day

    While using the latest (up to date) version of illustrator CC 2018 on my macbook pro (High Sierra 10.13.1) I get constant crashes on illustrator, forcing me to restart the computer as it freezes and does not recover. These are a few of the instances when this has occured:
    - Changing between an Indesign open window and a Illustrator open window/document.
    - Zooming in/out.
    - Pasting copied objects from another open illustrator project.
    - Moving an object inside a canvas.
    - Creating new canvas in an open document.
    -- and the list goes on

    I use my mac always connected…

    14 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 – 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

  20. Properties Panel Transform section uniform scaling UI bug [ Ai CC 2018 ]

    Hi,

    The Ai I'm running has this strange bug where upon making a new document the Transform section under the Properties Panel will have the 'Maintain W & H' lock activated; however the icon does not indicate as such. It will show the function as in active.

    So every time I were to scale an item with no intention of keeping it's initial proportions, the function will scale it proportionately.

    Another thing I've noticed is that if I enter a new value for either W or H then it will take that new value and add it to the initial…

    2 votes
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