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  1. Properly viewable and properly printable files NEEDED!

    When creating a final file from Illustrator for a printer, I change type into outlines so that there will be no font problems. Then I save as a PDF. The PDF is VERY inconsistent in how it shows straight lines of letters. ie: lower case "L", cap "I", hyphens, dashes, and other letters with "straight" lines -- p, d, M, etc. The pdfs look terrible unless you blow them up very large. AND when you print them out, you can also see the differences in thickness of the letters on different printers. Questions: How do I tell my customer "Oh,…

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  2. All printer functions bugged

    Printing no longer works at all in Illustrator v22.0.0. Printing to our HP DesignJet 1100PS fails to pickup color representations as well as alignment. Additionally, printing to a laser cutter driver fails to render thin lines properly. Both of these functions work if exported to PDF, then printed from outside of Illustrator

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  3. Unecessary trapping bug

    Whenever I send that was made in CC2018 to our Rip there is trapping added to it. This has never happened for the many years I have been using illustrator. This art is butt up without any stroke and should not trap at all. I thought it was our rip software but I tried a different brand rip at another shop and the problem remains. The problem disappears when I disable overprint but I need to use that for base plates and die lines. I am on Illustrator CC 22.0.0

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    Trapping can happen if there are two objects with just fill color and if they overlap each other with overprint attribute set then the end result is trapping. The objects in the file you provided overlaps each other to the tune of 0.2 pt with the top object having overprint attribute set.

  4. Printing to PDF = Can't print the illustration. File I/O error has occurred while it's printing

    Adobe Ilustrator CC 2017.1.0 Release

    I have a 93in x 117in artboard which I am trying to print to PDF. I go to File > Print and choose "Adobe PDF" as printer. Illustrator starts saving the file then prompts me to say, "Can't print the illustration. File I/O error has occured while it's printing."

    Please help.

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  5. Low resolution prints when using macOS Sierra

    When printing artwork directly from Illustrator running on macOS Sierra (currently using 21.1.0) the prints look pixelated. This does not happen when printing the same file with the same settings on the same printer when Illustrator is running on Windows 10.

    I can reproduce the effect with a Canon Pro-10S and a Canon Maxify 5150.

    A workaround on macOS is to save the file as a pdf file and print it from Acrobat. Then the quality of the prints is good.

    I attached a scanned example of the difference in print quality. The top part of the image shows the…

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