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  1. When maximizing Illustrator it extends beyond the screen borders.

    I have a vertical dual monitor setup. At one time it was a horizontal setup, but that was in prior versions before version 22.0.1 64 Bit. Anytime I try to maximize on my 3840x2160 laptop monitor it will expand beyond the screen border. I have attached a screenshot. Only started happening since the last update. I have tried changing settings for my screens and within illustrator but it still doesn't seem to fix the issue. Can anyone help?

    Thanks,
    Aydia

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  2. Adobe Illustrator Hidden Layers Show In InDesign

    When layered files are placed from Illustrator into InDesign, the files in InDesign show the Illustrator hidden layers. If you're not careful, the files can be presented incorrectly. The only fix I have seen is to resave the Illustrator file, then delete and import the image again in InDesign with the layer options selected. Review each layer before confirming the image placement.

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  3. X- Y-coordinates are not aligning

    When attempting to align two existing points by typing in an exact measurement for x- y-coordinates, they do not align on screen. When the measurements typed in are the exact same, they are NOT aligning on the screen. This is making it quite difficult to refine shapes.

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  4. Non-persistant Align To bug is back, Constant Crashes, Etc.

    Non-persistant Align To bug is back, Constant Crashes, Etc. And, I had to reset ever preference after upgrading AI. I don't understand. I was given a fix for AI to install, then the update for AI has the same bugs and whatever. Why Does AI crash all the time, now? It's like, oh no, I did something, time for AI to crash. Why don't you all observe the application being used for something besides overlaying circles?

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  5. type/color changes having difficulty taking

    v.22.0.1 64-bit on win 10
    never had these issues before today, but basically some changes are selectively not taking, are reverting back to previous. 2 examples:


    1. changed type font from Clyburn to Hummingbird (from Tk), change takes, saved work, then went to move type and reverts to Clyburn. so copied layer with Hummingbird, locked it, hid it, then made change, still switched back. closed/rebooted Illustrator, was back in Clyburn. however, made change and it finally took, however could not change between Hummingbird Regular and Bold.


    2. working with ellipses in a logo in CMYK. placed ellipse with gradient stroke. copied layer,…

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  6. SVG text export failure

    Illustrator 22.0.1 cannot export text layer names to SVG, which seriously impairs our SVG processing pipeline. Tested on both Mac and PC.
    To reproduce:
    • Create a blank document
    • Create a new text object with the Type tool
    • Give the text object a name in the Layers control panel
    • Export to SVG, setting Object IDs to "Layer Names"

    The resulting SVG code will contain a <text> entity, but without its "id" attribute!

    5 votes
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    4 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.

  7. Possible bug: Crash after script runs... runs OK in ESTK.

    I believe this might be a bug since it crashed Illustrator rather than the script crashing gracefuly.

    I have a script which, when completed, crashes Illustrator. The script runs fine when ran from within the ESTK but crashes when ran from the AI File->Scripts menu. Attached is the crash log. I cannot post the script itself here but am willing to send it to an Adobe employee privately if needed.

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  8. When I try to save a file, I am told my file is a "read only" copy

    I use Illustrator version 20.0.0 (2015.3)

    I have not experienced this problem until very recently.

    After I have saved a file, when I make changes to it that I want to save, I am told I cannot, as it is a read-only copy.

    I have already checked the properties of my file, and it is NOT "read-only."

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  9. Illustrator CC 2018 - CEP 8 HTML Extension Resize Issue

    We are experiencing resizing issue in the latest CEP version. Our extension allows user to resize extension's window, however whenever any navigation occur, window size resets. Problem exists in Illustrator CC 2018 (22.0.1), everything is working fine in previous version (CC 2017).
    We already tried different geometry settings and extension UI types, but problem persists and seems to be related to engine itself.

    We successfully reproduced this issue with official git hub sample extension. Steps to reproduce:
    1. Open sample extension with debug mode enabled
    2. Resize window
    3. Change window location in console to any other page
    4. After…

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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. illustrator crashes when using surface pen to draw

    as soon as i use Illustrator to draw using my surface pen on my surface 4 pro illustrator crashes. it did this to me in the trail of cc 2018 however i assumed it was because of the trail version. i subscribed to cc 2018 a few days ago to draw and i haven't been able to draw with my tablet. mouse seems to work but as soon as i use a brush with my surface pen it crashes and will not allow me to generate a crash report as it stays gray forcing me to restart my computer.

    25 votes
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    Raghuveer Singh [10:04 AM]
    Hello,

    Please accept my sincere apology for the inconvenience and disappointment the issue has caused. We do test our products thoroughly including running it through multiple beta testers and we really regret that this issue slipped past our quality checks.
    We have a fix and is available in the pre-release build. Please visit https://adobe.ly/1o2SDsg and get the latest build for version 23.0.5 (Build 2). While the build is prerelease this build is still of production quality. Please feel free to use/recommend it for your day to day activity.
    We would appreciate if you can give us the feedback on the correctness of the fix by pressing the Thumbs up button on the UserVoice page.

    Regards,
    Raghuveer Singh | Sr. Software Product Quality Specialist | Illustrator Team
    Creativity is all around you.

  11. Selection stroke non aligned with shape.

    After last update, the stroke of selected objects seems shifted compared to shape outline about 1 pixel, while anchor point is centered.
    When zoomed it's not well visible, but with small objects it's very annoying.

    3 votes
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  12. Scroll zoom not working

    When I zoom in using alt + scroll down, the canvas jitters; it zooms out then in.

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  13. CS 3 begins launching, but never posts menu bar in High Sierra

    Having gone through the download process on the assumption that the license was the problem, I find that the newly installed AI CS3 still has the symptom it had before. That is it seems to start, but never displays the menu bar. I can also start it by double-clicking a .ai file. The graphic displays, but no menu bar or other windows.

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  14. Pencil automatically goes to no color

    Hi, everytime I draw a line with the pencil tool and have the fill with a color ex: black it automatically goes to no color. This randomly just started happening to me.

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  15. separator preview

    everytime I open CC2018 I get a dialog box where I need to disable the "separator preview" plug-in

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  16. Unavailabe to select clipping mask figure after creating it

    When i make a clipping mask out of a figure by drawing in it (using Shift+D twice) it becomes unavailable to select it by clicking on clipping mask figure. even though it lays on top of all other objects. It becomes selectable only through clicking on outline of a clipping mask figure. Have this issue in 2017 and 2018 versions.

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  17. Eyedropper picks wrong color from vector art placed behind transparent image (with Shift)

    I have in image on isolated transparent backround, in CMYK, with no profiles.
    It covers some art. I want to apply color of underlying art to another object. I pick Eyedropper tool and pick color from bottom art, holding Shift, clicking through transparent parts of my image.
    AI picks wrong color, with fractions and dirty channels.
    this is related to color picking in CMYK document from real CMYK values of an image, which AI fails to do. Again, I think AI should pick REAL color.

    7 votes
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  18. Expanding strokes lose ability to scale equally

    After expanding a stroke, when I shift + transform and scale, it does not scale equally on all sides.

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  19. x y coordinates

    when making a file exact art size. Trying to snap to my
    X=0
    Y=0

    the Transform pallet says i'm at 0 & 0 but clearly i am not and once i click off everything then re-select everything again i can make it 0&0. I am in a pre-press production setting and this slows down my whole process. Also the Align to Artboard selection is a huge problem.

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  20. Eyedropper wants to convert everything to text color?

    I have several elements that need to be colored the same way. After coloring the first one, I'm trying to color pick it to color the others... only as soon as I hover over the previously colored object a T appears next to the eyedropper and it colors the object black, regardless of the color I click on with the tool.

    There is NO text on the page!

    I cannot find anything that addresses this problem, and I'm wasting a lot of time trying to figure it out.

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