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  1. Artboard selection bugs in Illustrator CC 2018

    There are a number of bugs related to Illustrator CC 2018 losing artboard selection (no highlight in the artboard list in the artboard panel), and losing sync between actual artboard selection and displayed (highlighted) selection. These include:

    When copying an artboard by dragging and dropping it onto the New Artboard icon in the Artboard panel, and then dragging that new artboard to a new position in the artboard list, the selection is displayed on the new artboard in its new location, but in fact, the original artboard is still selected. Double-clicking on the new artboard does NOT move selection to…

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    26 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 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.

  2. Drawing Tablet not working properly after update

    Since the 2018 update my drawing tablet that works properly with every other program on my system not requires me to press down abnormally hard to do anything at all in Illustrator. This is killing my work flow and I regret updating.

    2 votes
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  3. Can't Move object after create shape with Polygon Tool

    I just don't know why, after 2018 update both illustrator and photoshop have lots of bugs. now I just can't move object. my layer isn't locked. any idea? I will revert to previous version tomorrow.

    1 vote
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  4. Can't Delete Empty Artboards

    I can no longer "delete empty artboards." The feature is there and not grayed out, but when I try to use it, it simply does nothing. My empty artboards remain. This is very inconvenient as I sometimes need to alter documents with several artboards and I have found it to be extremely helpful in the past.

    6 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 23.0.3
    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

  5. Type properties panel bug

    Every time when changing a text's properties and deselecting it the text is reverted to size 12. Also when a different colour is applied to part of the text and deselecting it, the colour is applied to the whole text. The situation is the same with different font styles - setting part of the text in bold will result that everything is changed to bold when deselected. It happens every time.

    23 votes
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    21 comments  ·  Type  ·  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.

  6. different line thickness for rotated and unroted objects

    I combined 2 horizontal bars with one vertical bar in the middle, resembling the Latin 'I'. Bar thickness was 7pix. In fields of many of these objects the unrotated I's look like having thicker bars compared to the rotated, there the bars are slim. Aliasing errors?

    1 vote
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  7. Bitmaps not coping over from Ai to Xd in version 2018, had to revert to 2017.

    Fix version 2018 to also copy bitmaps with vector art in Ai and past it directly in Xd, as with version 2017.

    1 vote
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  8. Input boxes handle keypresses inconsistently

    This is an intermittent bug.

    When typing in input boxes I find that performance can be inconsistent. Sometimes, the cursor will jump to the end of the string inside the box, so I end up appending after the unit (e.g. "406 px+7"), which then errors.

    Another example is the input box just not inserting characters at all. It seems especially prone to missing arithmetic characters such as + or - or /. For example, I meant to type "300+100 px" but instead it ignores the plus and displays "300100 px", which then error because it's too big.

    I've attached a…

    2 votes
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  9. artboard name

    in previus version Illustrator if i need to rename artboard without deleting original name, i press in text field of artboard. In new version pressing on this field comes to delete original name

    11 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 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.

  10. it does not highlight the page on the artboart window

    I select a page from the artboard window. I navigate between pages with PageUp and PageDown on the keyboard.

    I'm looking at the artboard window. but I do not see which page I am on. it does not highlight the page.

    This problem came with the latest update. (Ullustrator version 22.0.0)

    10 votes
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    2 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 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.

  11. Dual Screen - Prompt window display on the wrong screen - Mac

    The prompt dialog display window constantly display on the wrong screen even after repositioning to the main display.

    2 votes
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  12. Artboard Numbering Error

    I have a document that consists of 75 artboards but the numbering on the left shows two artboards with the same 66 number instead of artboard 65 followed by artboard 66. However on export, exporting artboard 65 Illustrator exports it normally. So it's just a visual bug.

    16 votes
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    21 comments  ·  Document and Artboards  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hi,

    Apologies for the inconvenience caused to you due to this issue.
    Unfortunately we are not able to reproduce this issue. Could you kindly provide the following information to help us nail this down.

    1)Kindly provide the Test file(Via File→Package) & some steps with which you are facing this issue.
    2)Kindly try the below workaround and let us know if that helps with the issue:
    Kindly rename your Preferences folder placed in below location and share this folder with us in a zip file.

    MAC: /Users//Library/Preferences/Adobe Illustrator 24 Settings//
    WIN: C:\Users\\AppData\Roaming\Adobe\Adobe Illustrator 24 Settings\

    Kindly share the above with us in a Zip file at sharewithai@adobe.com
    Please mention the title of this issue as the subject of the mail.

    Regards,
    Ankit Goyal
    Illustrator Team

  13. 3 votes
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  14. Illustrator 2018 Loses ability to keep text uniform when transforming the type on path

    Illustrator 2017 had the ability to, while transforming the type on the path shape, to keep the text on it the same size and proportions when doing so. I would select the path with direct selection tool, then hit command, and text would stay uniform when transforming path.

    Now, in illustrator 2018, using same steps and command, type doesn't stay uniform, it gets squished.

    Below are video links I recorded to show how the action works in 2017 and 2018 illustrator.

    2017 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8QORO9Xro
    2018 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XscdrAqBZR8

    Notice how type gets distorted when moving bounding box in 2018, but I…

    4 votes
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  15. Export As... in Actions Panel doesn't show dialog even if " show dialog" toggle is selected.

    OS X version 10.12.6; Illustrator version 22.0.0
    Previous versions of Illustrator worked correctly.

    5 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 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.

  16. Dell Canvas Pen Dysfunction

    I've had pretty consistent issues getting the Dell Canvas and Illustrator to play nice with each other, and it's gotten totally out of control with version 2018. Although some pen functionality has improved, there's one bizarre roadblock... there's a good 7 second delay when selecting objects with the selection tool (which can be cut short by moving the mouse). Using my finger directly on the touch screen works fine, but the pen is almost unusable for this reason.

    1 vote
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  17. Text lost when updating text of old version

    Illustrator CC 2018.(No problem before 2017)
    Updated text disappears when opening a file of old data such as version 10 or lower by a specific operation and updating the text portion.

    ・Prepare and open files of version 10 or lower
    ・To confirm whether to update the legacy text on the warning screen, click [OK] to not update
    ・Save immediately
    ・Open the saved file
    ・Click on the legacy text part with the mouse
    ・On the warning screen, click [Update]
    → The text that should have been updated disappears

    Reported in the thread of Japan Forum.
    https://forums.adobe.com/thread/2401111

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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.

  18. Exporting files

    CC2018. - FILE NEVER EXPORTS. Trying to save .tif and .psd files

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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

  19. PDF opening

    Opening a multi page pdf created in CC 2018 from another user in my office, I am only able to open 1 page of the PDF at a time in the dialog box. We are having to save a AI fils as well as the PDF and the process is annoying

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  20. [Bug] Area text with Auto-size and stroke applied

    1:
    Version: CC18 (22.0.0) 64bit Windows 7

    2:

    a) Draw out area text box using type tool and type a few words
    b) Double click to convert to auto-size (or set check mark in Area Type Options)
    c) Area type options > Offset - Inset spacing: any value other than 0 - note: this step is not required to recreate the bug I've included as the stroke below would look odd without it.
    d) Using Direct Selection Tool (white arrow) select an anchor point from the area type box
    e) Apply a stroke of any size
    f) Using the Selection…

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