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  1. 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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  2. Illustrator CC 2017 (macOS 10.13) crashes unexpectedly in High Sierra.

    I was creating a second artboard and about to save my file when the program just crashed. This is the third time this has happened since I upgraded and before I realized there was a compatibility issue. Also, when opening Illustrator first thing in the morning after turning the computer on, it is back to taking a long time to open, usually getting hung up on the Perspective.aip.

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  3. High Sierra: "Package" function doesn't work

    Hi everyone. On High Sierra the "Package" function doesn't work properly (Illustrator 21.1.0). The fonts are packed completely, the links sometimes too, but often there are a lot missing links. The document itself is not saved into the packed folder. A message appears, that the packaging couldn't be done.

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  4. High Sierra MacOS 10.13 Illustrator and navigation

    When I use Command+Tab to navigate between programs, I have to hide all open programs to see Illustrator's interface. The open palettes will display, but not the the document window, toolbar, application bar. When I try to hide Illustrator, only the palettes respond. Illustrator is generally sluggish with High Sierra.

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  5. Artboard list drops off when saving

    With multiple artboards setup. "Save a copy" to EPS and select "Use Artboards" Select "all".

    EPS's export fine, artboards still in there, but artboard listing drops all but top artboard. If you click around a bit, they re-appear.

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  6. Rendering and performance issue

    Terrible!!! It generate non stop file can not be displayed not enough memory! there is enough memory on my iMac also no other application running at the time! it can not even run a simple vector line ...not even huge! its only 24" x 18''!!!!!

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  7. Failure to Launch on OS X 10.12 (Sierra)

    Fresh install (never had Illustrator nor Photoshop on this Mac), on OSX 10.12.6. Downloaded and installed okay, both Illustrator and Photoshop, but neither of them successfully launch. Both abort out before the splash screen appears with an uncaught exception.

    Process: Adobe Illustrator [14804]
    Path: /Applications/Adobe Illustrator CC 2017/Adobe Illustrator.app/Contents/MacOS/Adobe Illustrator
    Identifier: com.adobe.illustrator
    Version: 21.1.0 (21.1.0)
    Code Type: X86-64 (Native)
    Parent Process: ??? [1]
    Responsible: Adobe Illustrator [14804]
    User ID: 501

    Date/Time: 2017-10-05 01:51:31.953 -0700
    OS Version: Mac OS X 10.12.6 (16G29)
    Report Version: 12
    Anonymous UUID: 40DDCD81-AFE5-EA6C-1264-9E93FDB1C6EA

    Time Awake Since Boot: 680000 seconds

    System Integrity Protection: enabled

    Crashed Thread: 0…

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  8. Text selection not showing highlighting after macOS High Sierra 10.13 download

    When selecting any text, the text is not highlighted, thus removing my ability to know what I have selected. I am running a mid 2010 MacBook Pro. All was working well until I updated to macOS High Sierra 10.13. I have done all work arounds with no success.

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  9. Swatches disappear

    I've been experiencing this phenomena in which my swatches would disappear every now and then. One day, I'll have all the default swatches available in the swatch menu, other days, it'll only be the color white.

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  10. Naming of Pathfinder functions is inconsistent between the Pathfinder Panel and Effect

    Naming of Pathfinder functions is inconsistent between the Pathfinder Panel (and the Undo text) and the Pathfinder Effect.

    The Tooltip shows “Unite” in the Pathfinder Panel
    Unite from the Pathfinder Panel is the same as Add.
    Unite is missing from the Pathfinder Effect and is named Add instead.
    If you have clicked the Unite button in the Pathfinder Panel, the Undo option displays “Undo Add”.

    The Tooltip shows “Minus Front” in the Pathfinder Panel
    Minus Front from the Pathfinder Panel is the same as Subtract.
    Minus Front is missing in the Pathfinder Effect and is named Subtract instead.
    If you…

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  11. File preview is corrupted, when bottom layer is hidden

    All Round Join/Round Cap strokes are incorrectly shown as Miter Join/Butt Cap in preview on MacOS when file is saved with bottom-most layer hidden. Contents or name of bottom layer do not change behavior.

    Adobe Illustrator CC 2015.3.0 on MacOS Sierra 10.12.6

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  12. Mooving slow elements together

    When we want moving all objets together, it's very slow

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  13. copying graphs from Excel

    It stopped pasting copied graphs from excel. The message is 'The operation cannot complete becaues of an unknown error.

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  14. Dialog Box Behind App - Force Quit


    1. 21.1.0 (macOS sierra v10.12.6 (16G29))


    2. This is happening more and more, and usually when first opening the application. If some dialog box, typically a warning or something, pops up but for some reason then gets pushed behind or hidden by the main app window, there is no way to get back to it and no way for the app to function. Trying to click on ANY part of the app just gets the "no - beep", the sound that plays when you are trying to do something but something else has to happen first... like if a warning box pops…

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  15. Sketch Svg

    Illustrator crashes when opening svg files from sketch.

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  16. Shadows Render as Boxes on Re-Open

    Illustrator 21.1.0 shadow effects render out as boxes on re-open. Effect is lost and cannot be recovered.

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  17. 3D omits fill when rendering objects

    3D habitually doesn't render objects properly - typically by missing off the fill. Here's a simple example attached.

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  18. javascript doc.close() after error

    https://forums.adobe.com/message/9853322#9853322
    for details

    When you close the file in the script
    After that, an error (1346458189 ('PARM')) occurs with high probability.
    Closed processing is closed up to what is not closed or can not be closed
    It looks like a bug.

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  19. Cannot delete primary scratch folder dialogue box on quit

    A dialogue box appears on quit saying "Cannot delete primary scratch folder"

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