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  1. Problem rasterising unicode-named spot colors

    If you make a spot color named not in English, assign it to a path and then try to rasterize it with "keep spot colors" option checked, the rasterized image will miss that spot color. It will be converted to process colors instead.

    Renaming it to English name immediately fixes the problem. Adding a single non-English letter (I tried Russian) returns it back.

    This can be easily tested with separation preview panel that hides unused spot colors. Tested on Mac with the latest Illustrator, also tried on older Illustrator CC - behaviour is the same.

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  2. Changing colour by pasting code doesn't register as a change / can't save.

    I've got a pallette file (yes I should make a swatch), but that's not the issue.

    If I copy the code from one colour, then select an object in a different file and paste the code into the box… The program doesn't register a change has happened.
    So when I "cmd+s" it doesn't register and my assets don't update in AE.

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  3. Radial gradient generates broken CSS

    Illustrator CC 22.1. To reproduce, create a rectangle with fill set to any radial gradient. Name the rectangle, open CSS Properties window. Observe the generated CSS:

    .GradientBox
    {
    background : -moz-radial-gradient(50% 50%, circle farthest-corner, rgba(255, 255, 255, 1) 0%, rgba(0, 0, 0, 1) 100%);
    background : -webkit-radial-gradient(50% 50%, circle farthest-corner, rgba(255, 255, 255, 1) 0%, rgba(0, 0, 0, 1) 100%);
    background : -webkit-gradient(radial,50% 50% ,0 , 50% 50%, 272.12 ,color-stop(0,rgba(255, 255, 255, 1) ),color-stop(1,rgba(0, 0, 0, 1) ));
    background : -o-radial-gradient(50% 50%, circle farthest-corner, rgba(255, 255, 255, 1) 0%, rgba(0, 0, 0, 1) 100%);
    background : -ms-radial-gradient(50% 50%, circle farthest-corner,…

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  5. Mac Illustrator CC2018 cannot key in % of Cyan as the tint % of the Swatch

    When create a swatch e.g. 20C 80M 0Y 0K,

    I cannot key in 20 (%) as the tint of that swatch.

    Even use my magic mouse scroll one digit to one digit, next to 19 is 21.

    No digit 20.

    https://forums.adobe.com/message/10125085#

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  6. Custom color library have varied and inconsistent behaviors

    When creating a custom color library, for example, using PANTONE colors with custom CMYK values, Illustrator imports them in to the swatches pallet inconsistently. Double clicking adds colors one way, clicking on "add to swatches" adds color another way. And, some PANTONE colors are added differently than how they were imported in to the custom color library. For example: I created a custom CMYK build for PANTONE 115 C. I imported to my custom color library then double click to add to swatches. It adds the color but somehow converts the color to what looks like a Lab to CMYK…

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  7. Colors Display As Black and Blue

    An AI file opens on all our computers except one, with 5 different colors, blue, green, and orange. The one exception opens the file but it renders as black and blue. In all the color settings areas it shows the correct colors but the rendering still doesn't render correctly no matter what you change.

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  8. Pencil automatically goes to no color

    Hi, everytime I draw a line with the pencil tool and have the fill with a color ex: black it automatically goes to no color. This randomly just started happening to me.

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  9. Cannot set tint percentage to C (cyan) value except by sliding cursor

    Illustrator CC 2018
    Windows 10

    If I want to set the tint value of a CMYK colour to the same percentage as the Cyan number (66 in the example below), my only option is to slide the cursor, because typing the value or raching the value with the keyboard arrows don't work.

    This was already an issue with CS6, on both Mac and PC.

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  10. Colour changes on Multiple Objects in Color Panel issues

    Illustrator 2018 CC 22.0.1
    Mac OS El Capitan 10.11.6

    As per video, when trying to change colour of multiple objects in the Color Panel when colours aren’t set to Global, under CMYK settings I enter 0,0,0,0, hit Enter/Return on my keyboard, and nothing changes.

    When the multiple objects all have colours that are set to Global, the Color Panel has other odd issues. Selecting CMYK, greyscale brings up no settings, but RGB, HSB does, though odd settings show up.

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  11. Color Panel changing multiple swatches issues

    Illustrator 2018 CC 22.0.1
    Mac OS El Capitan 10.11.6

    In the past using with CS5, I was able to select multiple swatches in the colour panel, double click, and then change properties such as “Global”. As per the video in AI CC 2018, I select multiple swatches, double click, and it only opens the panel for the colour I clicked on. I’m only able to change multiple colours by clicking on the Swatch Options.

    I don’t know if this is a bug or a feature that was dropped, but it would be nice to have it back for more efficiency.

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  12. Illustrator CC 2018 crash on swatch library import

    Hello,

    Every now and again when I import a swatch library from the presets folder via the Swatches import menu from "Other Library"; Ai would crash the first round. When I open the file again and repeat the import process, no crashes occur.

    This happened with previous versions as well.

    Thanks and cheers.

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  13. color changed automatically when the ai file saved and reopened,

    the color changed automatically when the
    ai closed and reopened (CC 2018)

    Adobe Illustrator CC 2018

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  14. 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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  15. Illustrator does not change the colour profile of Swathes between open files of different color profiles

    See Case 0189293847.
    "Basic RGB" Colour Swatch does not change colour when switching files (tabs) of open files with different Embedded profiles.
    If you close down then open illustrator, it will take and then keep the swatch with that profile.

    Replication of error.

    1. Create .ai file that has the "ProPhoto RGB" assigned profile and save ensuring the ICC profile is embedded
    2. Create .ai file that has the "sRGB" assigned profile and save ensuring the ICC profile is embedded
    3. Edit>"Colour Settings", and set the Working Space RGB to "ProPhoto RGB"
      Tick on:

      • Profile Mismatches
      • Missing Profiles Press OK
    4. Close down Illustrator

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  16. Swatch border line problem.

    AI 21.1.0 (64bit) Windows 10, macOS Sierra
    When I apply custom bitmap swatch at object, unexpected border line display (it occurrs even in default vector swatch).
    And export it to PDF, border line still exists.

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  17. 100% black will not output to film as 100%

    Came across this same issue now using CC 2017 but was able to isolate it. Customer file in CMYK color space, black at 100% nothing in the document except a 100% black rectangle. Illustrator reports 100% black but when output to film black is approximately 80%. Copying the entire content to a new document the output is at 100%. Using the original document and changing the color panel to grey scale black is 100%. Changing back to CMYK black is also 100% black. Placing the file into another dicument also produces 100% black. The latest file was created in CS6…

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  18. User guide correction

    Customer support asked that I make this post via their twitter account. I found that the content in the user guide identifying the various symbols and marks of the swatch panel is not accurately labeled. E and F are wrong. They should say LAB and RGB but they instead are calling the icons CMYK AND RGB. Could be highly confusing those just learning the software. Thanks!!

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  19. Can't save color themes even when signed in

    I'm trying to save a color theme but when I mouse over "Save" it says "You must sign to save color themes" even though I am already signed in according to the Help drop down menu. As a result I can't save any color themes. I'm using the 1 week trial version of Adobe Illustrator called Adobe Illustrator CC Tryout 2017.1.0 Release.

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  20. Can't Switch Document Color Mode from RBG To CMYK

    When trying to switch document color mode in an opened document it will not switch the color mode.

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