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  1. Adding a workspace crashes Illustrator

    Illlustrator CC 2018 - build 22.01

    Document with 5 A4 workspaces side by side, adding a new A4 workspace makes Illustrator crash immediately. No saving, no warning no nothing ...
    The only way I can find is making a new dociument with the number of pages you need and copy the artwork. Good luck if you have several layers, and you have to redo everything if you need one more page.

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  2. PDF file objects and font look different than in the .ai file

    Hello!

    I am having an issue with Illustrator that no one from Adobe could fix so far after several tries and more than a few weeks. I have recently been working on a batch of packages (both in CC 2017 and CC 2018) and every time I save the .ai to PDF (any of the versions 6,5,4 etc.) some strange things happen (sometimes all of them, sometimes only one):
    - the font seems bolder than it actually looks in the .ai file (even if it is converted to outlines or not) - img 11 - 13 (from 2 different files…

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  3. Can't make a copy of existing line

    Illustrator 22.0.1 (64-bit) Windows 10

    I had a vertical line I wanted to move and copy. I tried dragging it with the alt key pressed and it only moved without making a copy. I tried the Move dialog and clicked the Copy button and it again only moved wihout leaving a copy.

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  4. Caps Lock

    My version of Adobe Illustrator acts like the Caps Lock is on when it is off, and when I press the button again, it returns to the original tools. Help!

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  5. Files are plugged and then deleted !!

    I made a very big job and then the computer got stuck and the file was deleted until the previous maintenance and destroyed 8 hours of work.
    help me!!!! avniyahav@gmail.com

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  6. My Illustrator CC, The Ellipse Tool is broken stroke

    Can help me, why this? The Ellipse tool broken after update.
    Thanks

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  7. Tidak bisa masuk Ai

    saya menggunakan laptop Lenovo dengan spesifikasi intel core i5 RAM 20GB ddr4
    saya tidak bias masuk ke software AI dan shortcut CTRL + N tidak bias
    mohon bantuannya

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  8. freeze

    My Version is Ai CC 2018
    I opened Ai and try to load a new brush that i downloaded, the first time i did it by selecting the Other Library and choose the Brush file was fine but then on it just freeze everytime i do it, be fore i could even select the section that has the file, the application freeze

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  9. Error message while launching Illustrator CC 2018

    This message in German occurs while launching Illustrator 2018. After saying OK, a fragmentary Applikation displays, which is not operational. It is completely buggy and blocks even Finder until it is being quit.
    "This process can't be completed, because an unknown message has occurred. [CANT]"
    I have to work with the 2017 version.

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  10. When I change opacity in the header bar it opens up the move pallete bug

    Version CC 2017
    When I change opacity in the header bar it opens up the move pallete.
    Expect opacity change.
    Move tool pallete comes up.

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  11. Windows Panels resize at applications restart

    Not sure if this is a Windows issue or a new AI 2018 issue. The problem I am having with all 2018 Adobe products is that when I enter back into AI after restart my Window Panel properties are all collapsed even though my saved work-space is saved with all of them always expanded. This causes me to go through every window panel and expand it. Not a huge deal but super annyoing and a time waste. This is happening consistently. I am running Win10- pro with the latest AI CC update.

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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. It would also be helpful if you can share your workspace on sharewithai@adobe.com

    Thanks
    Anish Kumar
    Illustrator Team

  12. DrawArt Suite issue on OS 10.13 and CC 2018

    I'm using the AIDrawArtSuite to render objects in my plug-in.

    This function works fine on windows and os x for CC, CC 2014, CC 2015, CC 2017 and CC 2018 except for macOS 10.13

    On my macbook pro 2014 with a nvidia card and OS 10.13.2, the result is not correct.
    If I'm disabling the GPU performance, the result is now correct.

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    3 comments  ·  GPU Rendering Issues  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hi,
    Since the issue was logged as Annonymous we cannot engage with you here.
    Please get in touch with us at sharewithai@adobe.com so that we can engage on the issue. We would also like to invite you on to our prerelease program, this is an open program and all Plugin developers get early SDK to be prepared in time for all the releases. Link to join pre-release: https://adobe.ly/1o2SDsg

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

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  14. Bug star with a radius of 0.

    Since updating to #illustrator CC 2018, why it is now impossible to create a star with a radius of 0. I am a French trainer and it is now impossible to create a star with a radius of 0. I tested on PC and MAC and there is always this problem.

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  15. Illustrator opening as trial and not recognizing current subscription

    when opening illustrator from CC app manager or directly from start menu,
    illustrator does not allow to open full version even though I have pro subscription. There is a button to buy now but that just takes me to purchase an additional subscription which I'm paid up for. I really need to use Illustrator soon as possible. Thanks

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  16. Units not appearing when trying to re-size an artboard

    Bug - units not appearing when trying to manually re-size and artboard

    Your version of Adobe Illustrator - 22.0.1 (macOS High Sierra v10.13.1)
    The steps you were taking when you experienced the issues - Trying to manually re-size an artboard since upgrade to High Sierra
    Your expected result - units to appear
    Your actual result - units not appearing

    Side by side expected/not expected results.

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    Hi,

    Please see if Snap to Grid is on in your document? If yes then try turning that off and try again.
    Otherwise follow below steps :
    > Click on finder , when you will click on finder on mac at the top you will see an option as “Go”
    > choose Go > Go To Folder
    > In go to folder , type ~/library
    > choose application support/Adobe/rename the folder named as Adobe Illustrator22Settings to Adobe Illustrator21Settings.old
    > go back to library folder where you got application support folder and scroll down
    > Open the Preferences Folder rename the folder named as Adobe Illustrator22Settings to Adobe Illustrator22Settings.old

    Launch Illustrator and check if it works and share the outcome with us .

    Thanks
    Nitish

  17. Selection tolerance issues using pen

    When I'm using Surface Pen on my Surface Book Illustrator randomly starts to select nearest top objects instead of the highlighted one. It starts randomly but very often. Opening preferences and checking-unchecking anything then pressing OK temporary fixes this issue. If i'm using touchpad - everything is ok.
    I've already reported this bug to Windows Ink Team (windowsink@microsoft.com), but am duplicating it here, because i'm not sure what is causing this issue. Windows 10 and Adobe apps were updated on the same day for me and both of them have a lot of issues, not only when i'm…

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  19. CMD+D issue...

    I used to be able to copy and paste an object and then CMD+D to continue duplicating but it doesn't seem to work at all in Illustrator CC 2018...I downloaded CC 2017 again where it used to work, but it doesn't work with that either and doesn't even seem to be a feature anymore. Does anyone have any way to fix this? Thank you!

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  20. Transparency gradient mask

    Hi,
    I use Illustrator CC 21.1.0 on Mac OS X El Capitan ver 10.11.6
    I encounter a problem with transparency opacity mask. Basically it doesn't cover properly the area where it should be fully transparent (black part). Despite the colour being set to 100% black ant opacity 100% there still is a hint/shadow of colour. In this case I would expect that from the bottom gradient goes up gradually form completely transparent to 100% opaque. And this going on for some time. See attached screen shot.

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