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Illustrator (Desktop) Bugs

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  1. Rotate dialogue box is now painfully inefficient (CC2019)

    Rotate and Scale functions used to work the same, where you could press R+Enter or S+Enter to bring up their respective dialogue boxes, type in a number, and hit Enter. Very fast, very efficient. Now when you call up the Rotate dialogue box, the focus is on this manual angle widget instead of the numeric field. And should you try to use Tab to change the focus to that field you have to hit it 5x.

    This used to be extremely efficient, which was great since it's not uncommon to use this feature hundreds of times in a day. It…

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    74 comments  ·  User Interface  ·  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 23.0.2
    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. Color panel switches from secondary display to the primary display

    I run 2 monitors in Windows 7, most typically with my artboard window on the left (display 'A'), and a layout of panels on the right (display 'B').

    Not sure whether it started with this immediately after installing 2019, but today, any click on a Fill/Stroke proxy, either the one in the Color panel, or the one at the bottom of the Tools panel, the Color panel instantly jumps from display B to (the same position on) display A.

    So here's the normal state:
    https://forums.adobe.com/thread/2549930

    See the Color panel at the bottom of the second-from-left column of panels on display…

    11 votes
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    15 comments  ·  User Interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    I am happy to share that we have fixed this bug in our latest release – 23.0.6 which is available worldwide now.

    Going forward, our goal is to fix as many top User-Voice bugs as possible and as frequently as possible. Given the nature of the fixes, some of the bugs will take a longer time to fix, but we are on it.

    You can update to the latest release using Creative Cloud desktop App: https://helpx.adobe.com/in/creative-cloud/help/creative-cloud-updates.html

    Thank you for all the feedback. Keep it coming!

  3. the letter "i" is sometimes not exported to SVG

    the letter "i" is sometimes not exported to SVG..
    For example: i tried to export the following paragraph to SVG:
    "Synchronization job is designed to perform file transfer between multiple agents back and forth, or perform one-way file transfer. Files in the shares can be modified, new file added and some deleted, and these changes synced to other agents in real time."

    the word "file" always gets exported as "fle"

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    Need More Info  ·  2 comments  ·  File Save, Import and Export  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  4. seletion tool could not move the selected object.

    i can select the object using the selection tool but i could not move the object using selection tool, please help for this situation.

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  5. Open archives

    Toda vez que quero abri um arquivo .ai ao clicar duas vezes nele, ele quer abrir com o photoshop, mesmo eu padronizando para abrir com o illustrator

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  6. just installed illustrator 2019 and my apple magic mouse 2 has gone rogue... come on!!!

    just installed illustrator 2019 and my apple magic mouse 2 has gone rogue... come on!!!

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  7. sig malfunction

    When exporting a svg for screens the height and width tag has gone missing in the exported svg-file so the appear in odd sizes in my projects – I worked in the pro version og ai – whish I hadn't upgraded :)

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  8. Illustrator v23 desktop glitchy

    Hi, im running Illustrator CC 2019 v23 on Windows 7 32gb Ram. The keyboard shortcuts dont work (ctrl+A for example), mouse scroll zoom doesnt work. All drop down menus, File/Edit etc, will shut randomly making it impossible to select any options. As it stands completely unusable. Anyone else haviing these issues?

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    Please accept my sincere apology for the inconvenience. Please get in touch with us at any of the other support channels – https://helpx.adobe.com/support.html . 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.

  9. Artboard border obstructs topmost and leftmost rows of pixels at 100% zoom

    In AI CC 2018 and 2019, on Windows 10 Home 64 bit, the black border of artboards overlaps the top row and left column of pixels in the image when zoomed to 100%. (For 2019, Pixel Preview must be on to properly see this because of https://illustrator.uservoice.com/forums/601447-illustrator-bugs/suggestions/35736118-100-view-is-not-100-for-pixels-in-cc2019)

    The attached screenshot shows a 16x11px artboard zoomed way in on the left, and at 100% on the right, plus an 8x version I added so it can be seen better. Clearly part of the white outline is obstructed by the the black border of the artboard. Not good!

    So, basically, it's…

    2 votes
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  10. AI 23.0 crashes when drag-copying simple objects when yo have HotDoor's CADtools installed

    Since I installed version 23.0 it frequently and repeatably crashes when drag-copying even the simplest objects. In the latest example it was a line segment -- two connected vertices. After recovering, I rebuilt the objects and tried again -- same result. This is such a basic operation that I do it without thinking -- having it cause an instant crash is very debilitating to my workflow.

    MacOS 10.12.6
    iMac Retina 5K 27in Late 2015
    4GHz Core i7
    32GB RAM

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    17 comments  ·  Drawing Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hi,

    This bug has been fixed with AI version 23.0.2 & fix has been verified from Brendon (Hotdoor).

    Please update AI to latest version 23.0.4 (MAC) & 23.0.3 (WIN).

    Please do let us know if it is still reproducible at email id:
    sharewithaaiATTHERATEadobeDOTcom

    For the crash during image crop you need to start a new thread as it is different from the crash described in this thread.

    Thanks & Regards,
    Raghuveer Singh
    Illustrator Team

  11. Editing Library-Item Name prompts "Move Object" pop up.

    After the most recent update to Adobe Illustrator (v. 23.0) on Windows 64-bit system. Every time I name/rename an object added to my Library panel, on hitting 'Enter/Return' to save the change and leave the edit state, the 'Move Object' pop-up appears (and I have to close it to return to what I was doing.

    As I've been adding a series of icons to my Adobe CC Library, this is a very tedious process to close this pop-up every. single. time.

    Please fix. Thank you :)

    5 votes
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  12. mouse scroll zoom is broken when in pixel preview mode (PC)

    I just updated to Illustrator 2019 on a windows 10 PC

    Given I have any size project open
    And my "zoom to selection" preferences are on or off
    When I turn on pixel preview view mode
    And I have alt selected
    And I use my mouse to zoom in and out
    Then zoom chooses a random center point to anchor it's zoom

    I have no issues when in "over print preview" mode, or when using my keyboard in "pixel preview" mode.

    3 votes
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  13. Illustrator 2019 won't quit (thinks a window is open) & all the menus are in disabled state.

    Hello,

    I updated to Illustrator 2019 today, and I have gone to close it down but the option is greyed out in the file menu.
    If I click anywhere it makes the error noise as if I have got an open window.
    This seems to be a glitch with the latest software release.

    Thanks

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  14. Stop showing the "billing error" screen on launch

    Every time I launch Adobe I get a "billing error" screen that tells me to "please update [my] billing information to avoid losing access to Illustrator CC."

    My account is paid for until June 22. That's 247 days from now. I shouldn't be harassed like this until MAYBE the last couple weeks of my membership.

    Please fix this.

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  15. Illustrator 2019 Crashes on startup

    I've upgraded to the latest Illustrator (2019), but it crashes on startup. I have tried uninstalling it and re-installing it, but it still crashes. I've re-installed it with fresh preferences, e.g. not importing settings from the previous version and it still will not startup. The same thing is also happening to InCopy.??

    Luckily I did not remove the previous version.

    Any idea why this is happening and how to fix it??

    I'm running a MacPro (Late 2013), 3.5 GHz 6-Core Intel Xeon E5, 32GB RAM, AMD FirePro D500 3072 MB, with macOS High Sierra (10.13.6)

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    13 comments  ·  Launch  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Please accept my sincere apology for the inconvenience. Please get in touch with us at any of the other support channels – https://helpx.adobe.com/support.html . 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

  16. Paths disappear when exporting to jpg

    When i export to JPG, or PNG some paths just disappear.
    I'ts not the first time i have this problem.
    I have updated the OS and Illustrator yesterday:
    Illustrator Version: 23.0
    OS: Mojave

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  17. Rectangular grid tool malfunction in 2019

    When drawing a grid, the rows are squeezed asynmetrically.
    Columns are good.
    Bug came in version cc2019.
    The default skew is now -500%. Normal is 0%
    MAc version

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  18. Missing Keyboard shortcut

    Mac OS High Sierra 10.13.6.
    Version 23.0
    ”Sentence case” shortcut still missing from ”Keyboard Shortcuts” palette. And I don't have ”¥” letter on my (Finnish) Keyboard.

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  19. Offset Path-Transform Again (Crtl D)

    Using Offset Path to enlarge an object, works fine. When I use: Transform Again (Crtl D) to duplicate the same action and make another larger object it no longer works. It worked prior to Illustrator 2019 when I needed to make a concentric object. Please fix.

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  20. Direct Selection tool does not work on text anchors....

    For some reason I can no longer select text by anchor using the direct selection tool. If I use the Regular selection tool it acts as it did before the update but the direct selection tool does not.

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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 23.0.2
    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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