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Illustrator Bugs

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  1. 2 votes
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  2. Can't open .dwg files all of a sudden

    Ai CC 2019 - Can no longer open dwg files - the error is "unknown file format" the old work around used to be to save the .dwg & all xref's to a 2010 version and it would open. Super frustrating as this has occurred in the middle of a project. How to get the dwg's compatible again?

    3 votes
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  3. Can't open any files.

    Illustrator won't open any files at all. Every time I try to open one (doesn't matter what file type) it causes the program to turn unresponsive.

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  4. Adobe Illustrator CC 2019 is not able to generate PDF-compatible files

    No matter what I do (re-save as a AI, EPS, PDF, check/uncheck 'create PDF compatible file', etc...), if I save as a PDF, the PDF will show up saying "This is an Adobe Illustrator File that was saved without PDF content" etc... Is this a version 2019 bug??? What am I doing wrong?

    6 votes
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  5. Colours Suddenly change and go lighter

    Running latest Creative Cloud on El Capitan, 10.11.5.

    When working on a file, all of my colors suddenly get lighter, almost like I'm working within a group. When I look at the swatch color values they have the same hex as a previous doc, but don't display the same.

    As a quick test, I exported the corrupt version as a jpeg and rectified the colour in photoshop by altering the levels.

    At the time of the switch I was working with the rotate and extrude tool.

    2 votes
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  6. CC 2019 version runs slow!

    For some reason in this 2019 version of the program it chugs and is very slow to move around and work with my files, even if the files are not very large. I usually have to shut the program down and restart to correct the problem. Would like to know if anyone else is having this problem and if someone at Adobe could address this, thank you.

    13 votes
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  7. artboard

    I am having issues with the alignment of the image on the artboard. It seems the rectangle I used to cover the artboard isn't lining up. I am not sure if this is a problem or I simply don't know how to fix it

    2 votes
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  8. Illustrator cc2019(v23.0)

    環境設定でテキストオブジェクトの選択範囲をパスに制限にチェックを入れると、選択範囲がシビアすぎて全く選択できません。
    これまでのバージョンはパスの近くをクリックすると選択できました。
    選択できる範囲をこれまでのように戻してください。

    1 vote
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  9. Eyedropper applies a white or transparent fill aspect on object

    Eydropper tool applies a transparent or white aspect to my object. Yet my options are well set and there is no style on my source object.
    I'm on 23.0.1 version on macOS 10.14 Mojave.

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  10. Illustrator loses focus after editing in group

    When a group is double clicked to edit inside (isolation mode), on leaving isolation mode the Illustrator application loses focus and clicking on any tool has no effect. To regain focus the icon in the Windows Taskbar has to be clicked.

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  11. Overall dissatisfaction with Illustrator

    The frequency of issues is just staggering. Files freeze on open, freeze on save, struggle with server connections, never seem to remember any recent files, or you just seem to get a beach ball for minutes on end with no clue if you need to restart or if you should just wait it out. I use illustrator more than any program and it sometimes ends up being my biggest hindrance.

    1 vote
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  12. Keyboard does not work - only in Illsutrator 21.1

    Keyboard does not work - only in Illsutrator 21.1

    It was fine then it stopped

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  13. home screen keeps loading

    When starting Illustrator after the splash screen the Home screen keeps loading. It never loads, even after hours. Your man from the support center couldnt fix it either. You may disable the home screen in the prefs but thats a workaround I dont prefer. I found deleting your temp in users/username/appdata/local/temp works but thats plain ******** if you ask me. Solution? Please?

    9 votes
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  14. 1 vote
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  15. RIGHT CLICK NOT WORKING

    RIGHT CLICK DOESNT ******* WORK ON ILLUSTRATOR

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  16. Info palette moves to monitor Measure Tool is used

    The Info palette instantly jumps to the monitor that you use the Measure Tool on. If it's connected to all the other palettes on a secondary monitor, all of them instantly jump to the monitor where you are using the Measure Tool.

    Like most people, I have my palettes on a secondary monitor and my main monitor has my document. So every single time I use the Measure Tool, my palettes jump over to the main monitor.

    Please fix this so the Info palette stays where I put it when using the Measure Tool.

    2 votes
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  17. Appearance panel - Stroke on rectangle shape

    In appearance panel on the fill, I also add stroke to the fill. I get a line "outline stroke fx" in the appearance panel. And the popup says "click to edit effect". But nothing happens when I do.

    I wrote something similar as a feature request. But as you get the row with "outline stroke" as you should be able to edit, maybe it is a bug instead?

    1 vote
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  18. Export for screen distorts rotated images at upscaled resolutions

    Using export for screen with resolution greater than 1x creates nasty shearing on rotated images. See attached file. It looks like there is no interpolation at all. The source file is much larger than the output file, as you can see in the illustrator window, so this should not be an issue.

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  19. Expand Appearance is greyed out in 2019 compare to CC2018, same doc, same selection, it is enabled.

    I have a document which, when I select certain objects in CC 2019 - Expand Appearance isn't available and Expand, when used, doesn't give the expected result. Exact same document, exact same selection in CC 2018 and Expand Appearance is available, and when clicked, works perfectly and as expected.
    FYI - the selection has a number of Transform effects applied to it.

    5 votes
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  20. resize does not respect the homothety

    1) It is impossible to draw a specific object
    If we write 100 x 100 pt in L and H. This draws: 101,172 x 100,657 pt
    It's not accurate and not square !!

    2) Having the box "keep proportions V and H" checked.
    You can not write 200 pt in H and keep the proportion respected.
    Example I type V = 200 pt. He writes me V = 202,172 pt and H = 203,292 pt

    Still not accurate and not square

    It's a disaster, because gradually, while working and constantly changing the sizes of these objects, everything becomes oval and…

    1 vote
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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.

    Warm Regards,
    Ashutosh Chaturvedi | Sr. Quality Engineering Manager – Illustrator

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