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Shift hold (Constrain angle) within gradient use not working

When I shift hold a gradient now it doesn't snap (constrain angle) in Illustrator. I've checked my general settings and constrain angle is set to 0°... have I missed something? Version 23.0

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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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  • Tashina commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    This is also a problem for me and something I need to be fixed ASAP.

  • mathias commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    let's do your homework!
    i'm still not happy with the CC2019 release, there are so many buggy things…
    hope the next update will com soon and solve some of them.

  • Calinda commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Same problem. Just updated, I'm about to go back to the last version of illustrator because this is a deal-breaker for me.

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Same issue and it's screwing up our productivity. Not cool. We run businesses off of this software... you guys should have some competition in the marketplace to make you honest. This sucks.

  • Chris M. commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Fix this basic issue! Ridiculously that it’s taken this long for a professional subscription application team to resolve such a basic feature.

  • Isaac commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I'm still having this issue since October, why is this taking so long to fix? As the previous comment mentioned, you are making changes to fundamental conventions that you trained us to use over many years, and by making these unwanted tweaks, you are impacting workflow, now we need to find alternative methods to do what once were menial tasks. I like the idea of restoring legacy shortcuts.

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I am amazed this is an issue. There's been a lot of "changes" going on to very basic, legacy Adobe conventions. Specifically with Shift. Now in Photoshop you have to press shift to DISABLE constraining proportions. What is going on at Adobe? are you letting the interns Product Manage?
    This last batch of updates have been nothing but a nightmare both on Illustrator and Photoshop. Don't mess with these conventions, or at least allow a "use legacy" option.

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Same problem. No angle constraints with SHIFT and no visual indicator of the angle being drawn.

  • Dennis commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I am having the same issue with both Illustrator and Photoshop.

  • myrlo commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Same problem, windows 10, ai 23.0.1.
    Gradient cannot be made exact horizontal, vertical and at a 45 degree angle.

  • Someone75 commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    This is the worst Illustrator update EVER - tons of bugs... Adobe goes crazy...

  • Someone75 commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    This 2019 is the worst Illustrator update EVER such a **** an conless bugs ...

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