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  1. Lines form while moving canvas

    Every time I move the canvas down using the hand tool or scrolling up, these weird horizontal lines of color like 1 pixel high drop like some delay previewing or something. It's not easy to explain.

    I don't experience this in any other Adobe program.

    2 votes
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  2. Place - wedge in image appears and moving images is clunky

    When I place an image, a wedge appears, and it only goes away when I lock, and then unlock the layer. If I start moving the image around again, the wedge appears again.

    Windows 10
    Illustrator 24.2.1 (64 bit)

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  3. align panels

    macOS Catalina 10.15.5
    illustrator 24.2
    aligning panels with a figure
    align panels to the left
    panels aligned to the right

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  4. Rotate tool

    in Illustrator 24.2 the rotate tool often seems to default back to random numbers now instead of to the last used or something that might make sense (eg 90). eg 93.24

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  5. Odd black appearance when selecting two paths in succession

    Mac OS 10.14.6; Illustrator 24.2
    When I select two paths/strokes with the direct selection tool in succession, using the shift key to add the next path, the first path displays as a solid black path and obscures the anchor points. I often need to see those anchor points.

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  6. Scaling freeform gradient objects with real-time drawing/editing on.

    When I have real-time drawing turned on, I can't select multiple objects that contain freeform gradients and scale them without losing the appearance of the objects. A single object works, more than one at a time will not. If I turn off real-time in preferences, this resolves the issue.

    Mac os 10.14, Illustrator c 24.2

    Please see videos for demo:

    https://www.loom.com/share/5040af7faaec469ea51dbacec54ad60a

    https://www.loom.com/share/36b855a5d05b4119828a0c7680036ee6

    Problem resolves when turning real-time off:

    https://www.loom.com/share/4d45e69091b149d88b41661b30a49baf

    2 votes
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  7. Creation and modified date become the same on illustrator files 2020 cc

    The creation date on illustrator files changes when the file is modified - I need to see creation date for accurate search and timings
    24.1.3version
    It has been reported previously but I cant find the post.

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  8. Allow to isolate a compound path when only a part of it is selected

    Since we can't isolate components of compound path and shapes it is strange that Ai won't isolate a whole compound path/shape when you select only a part of it.
    Try this:
    1. Create compounds path/shape — like a torus
    2. Use Direct/Group Selection tool to select only the inner circle if your torus
    3. The 'Isolate Selected Object' button won't appear on the Control panel and the assigned hotkey won't do anything.

    This should be fixed. Ai should allow to isolate a compound path/shape when you select a part of it.
    Also, I think that Ai should be able to…

    2 votes
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  9. Crash on open/new documenti after window 10 update 4560960

    After 4560960 update, illustrator crashes on open or new document.
    Uninstalling update does fix it.

    Windows 10 home, all latest updates applied, happens on 10 machines, all different hardware.

    Not sure if illustrator or windows bug. For now delayed updates for a week, hoping in a fix soon.

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  10. Ghost element sneaks in my groups

    Hi!!

    I encounter a bug in Illustrator. You will find the description below but also a video that explains a lot better what I am trying to say.
    1) OS: Windows
    Version: 10.0
    System Architecture: x64
    Illustrator version: 24.1.2

    2) When I just try to select a group from the active window.
    3) I expect to only select element from this group
    4) Somehow there is a ghost element that I can see alone when I unselect my group. This ghost stays there and mess up my resizing then..

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  12. Can't Select behind objects

    The following instructions do not work. I need this function...

    Select behind objects

    In Illustrator, you can select objects that lie underneath other objects using Ctrl+click (Windows) or Command+click (Mac OS). The pointer changes to Select Behind on the first Ctrl+click (Windows) or Command+click (Mac OS). On subsequent usage of Ctrl+click (Windows) or Command+click (Mac OS), the selection iterates through the objects directly underneath the pointer position.

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  13. Random bug of unselected object frame, from locked layer, visible even though not selected

    Only way to remove the frame is to shut the file down and then reopen. Unable to take a screen shot as the frame disappears when taking it.

    Mac OS Mojave 10.14.6
    Illustrator CC 2020 24.1.2

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  14. The document "annoyingbug.ai" is currently getting saved. Try again after the process is complete.

    "The document "annoyingbug.ai" is currently getting saved. Try again after the process is complete." This pops up when you use save as while there is a save currently going on.

    This dialog box was removed when closing the document in 24.1.1. Can we also get it removed when using save as?

    Would be nice if the save as started once the current save is done like in previous versions.

    Thanks,
    Josh

    2 votes
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  15. embedded images cause longs delays in opening file illustrator 24.0.2

    When opening some files with embedded images, there are very long delays before the file finally opens.

    I have had success when I flatten the embedded image, it then opens fine.

    Dell PC Windows 10

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  16. embedded images cause longs delays in opening file illustrator 24.0.2

    When opening some files with embedded images, there are very long delays before the file finally opens.

    I have had success when I flatten the embedded image, it then opens fine.

    Dell PC Windows 10

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  17. Stroke smaller than 1pt creating spikes/anomalies on the curve

    Illustrator 2020 24.0.3
    macOS Catalina 10.15.2

    Need hairline stroke (.003pt) for one of my machines. When I outline Helvetica (Type>Create Outlines), and change the stroke to anything smaller than 1pt, the curves of the font blow out and create spikes. I've been using the same method for several years and this had only just now become an issue.

    Tried other fonts and only seems to happen on curves. If I try to use the file anyway and my machine does not recognize the file as having any data in it.

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  18. Embedding multiple .psd files

    Embedding multiple .psd files no longer works in 2020. Previous versions would allow you to multi-select linked .psd's and embed them all at once. 2020 allows multi-selection, but only converts the first linked image.

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  19. 27 Spot Colour limit

    We cannot record more than 27 spot colors in illustrator. I do a lot of pantone, but I can only record 27. I need to be able to save all colors in the color library.

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  20. Illustrator 2019- always making a selection

    When I want to use the application, illustrator decides it wants to draw a selection. If I reach out of the workspace to use the toolbars or panels, it will draw a selection from on the artboard to my cursor, as if I were clicking and dragging. If I click back onto the artboard to disengage the selection and try to use the panels, it will make a new selection from the point I clicked. This renders the program unusable. There is also a lot of lag when navigating menus, and the cursor will decide to stick to the scrollbars…

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