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Illustrator (Desktop) Bugs

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  1. Adobe Color CC "Adobe Servers not available" [Bug]

    Unfortunately I can't open the expore-rider of adobe color cc when signed in.
    Everything works perfectly, when I'm visiting the webpage https://color.adobe.com as a guest. But when I sign in, which is required to perform any actions, the above mentioned error occures.
    The "Create" and the "My Themes" riders work still perfectly when signed in.
    I've tried it under Edge/Chrome and Firefox. Besides Firefox none of the browsers has Addons installed. I'm running a Windows 10 Machine.

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    Hi ,

    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.

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

  2. Color cracking after update..

    1. version 22.0.1
    2. (After update new version) when I move object or screen(use Hand tool), colors are cracking like attached files...
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  3. Dropdown menu cut off

    When trying to interact with the drop down menus those that are particularly long (and by that I mean it takes up the whole length of the screen) I can't access any features below the cut off. The most problematic instance of this phenomenon is in Windows drop-down because it cuts off at Pathfinder. The list goes in alphabetical order which means I can no longer access my swatch panel. I can't add it to me workspace. This is the same for all work panels after pathfinder; symbols, stroke, transparency, and so on.

    I'm working with Adobe Illustrator CC 2017…

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  4. New swatch is NOT global by default

    1. Use the color panel to customize a fill or stroke color.
    2. Drag the fill or stroke box into the body of the Swatches panel to create a swatch for the color.
    3. Swatch is not global as stated in https://helpx.adobe.com/illustrator/using/whats-new.html
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  5. Editing pattern or symbol changes selected layer

    Upon exiting edit mode for symbols or patterns the selected layer will change to the top-most layer. It should remember the selected layer prior to entering edit mode and maintain that.

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  6. Recolor - Color Theme Picker don’t work

    The Theme Color Picker doesn’t work when...
    In a document with artworks and images,

    1. Select artworks and click the Recolor icon, then go to Advanced Option.
    2. Enable [Open Advance Recolor Artwork dialog on launch]
    3. Quit Illustrator
    4. Open Illustrator
    5. Select artworks
    6. Click the Recolor icon in Control Panel
    7. Disable [Open Advance Recolor Artwork dialog on launch]
    8. Close the Recolor Windows
    9. With the Artworks still selected
    10. Click the Recolor icon in Control Panel again
    11. Click the Color Theme Picker
    12. Click on an image in the document

    Results: Nothing!

    To make it works again, we need to close the illustrator application and reopen…

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  7. Illustrator keeps oversaturating the color space even though modes/swatches are set correctly.

    When opening a file (usually with photography), illustrator will oversaturate all the colors regardless of color settings. Everything will be set to consistent CMYK settings but the colors show up so saturated and it's impossible to work in that space.

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  8. Pantone swatches being deleted even after adding them to the correct folder

    Our graphic users need to use additional Pantones in Adobe illustrator. In order to do that, they copy some Pantone files to the AI's Pantones folder on the local machine. When they open AI, they can see and use the Pantone. The problem is, that after they close the AI application, it the Pantone files being deleted automatically from the AI's pantone folder. Therefore, they copy the Pantones to the AI's folder each time they need to use it, which is very discouraging.

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  9. Color guide issue/bug

    When I click on color in "color guide" it doesn't work. So shape has (let's say) "old" color. I can click on "new" color 10 times and nothing happen. Some colors works, some colors doesn't response.
    PLEASE FIX.
    Thanks!

    MacOS Monterey 12.0.1 Illustrator 2022 26.0.1

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  10. Color changed automatically

    Posts screenshots of saved files every 3 days. It is a clipboard without any additional work. The color automatically darkens slightly. An ever-increasing problem is causing major problems with our schedules. Please come up with a way to solve it.

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  11. Color resets in Color Picker window, when cursor moves out of the window from an edge/corner

    In Photoshop, when we open the Color Picker window and are dragging the cursor over the color brightness area (the square which shows the different shades of the current color of the color wheel) and then while dragging, if we move out the cursor from any of the edges or corners of that square area, the color on the edge gets selected. That's the ideal behaviour.

    In Illustrator, when we drag out the cursor from a corner (For example, to select black color, I'd quickly drag out the cursor from the bottom left corner) Illustrator resets the color to the…

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  12. Out of gamut color (click to correct) always sets to black #000000

    When clicking in the Color Picker, keeps defaulting to black instead of the color in CMYK gamut. Ai 25.4.1 macOS 11.5.2

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  13. copy and paste random color change

    1.macbook pro 2021, big sur 11.4
    2. version 25.3.1

    within the same file, when I copy and paste an element, the fill is changing. the same issue does not occur when option dragging the drawing. it happens repeatedly. The fill that is changing is a colored pattern fill. It has happened with all "original" colorations (ie it does not only happen when using the light blue fill like in the movie. but they all change to the same yellow fill like in the movie.)

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  14. Color blindness - Deuteranopia-type proof uses the incorrect Deuteranope confusion point.

    The Deuteranope confusion point was published as xy = (1.08, -0.08) in color vision texts circa 1970.

    However, the currently accepted Deuteranope confusion point is xy = (1.40, -0.40).

    Unfortunately, Adobe Illustrator appears to use the OLD confusion point in the Color blindness - Deuteranopia-type proof mode. As a result, the simulation is inaccurate and inconsistent with current vision science understanding.

    This may affect other Adobe products as well but I have not checked those. A comprehensive check should be performed to ensure the Deuteranopic confusion point is updated to the modern standard, xy = (1.40, -0.40) everywhere.

    The attached…

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  15. Imported objects loosing color from brush and swatch

    objects imported into another illustrator file loose their colors in both preview and swatches. We build items we produce by bring in standard objects that represent items we use over and over. Since the upgrade to 25.3.1, when we import those objects, the color is removed, does not happen in 25.2.3.

    macOS 11.4
    Illustrator 25.3.1 problem app
    Illustrator 25.2.3 no issue

    copy a lace object from sample to another file and it will loose its color

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  16. "Proof Setup" and "Proof Colors" Greyed Out

    The "Proof Setup" and "Proof Colors" options in the View drop down menu have been greyed out and no matter how many times I restart my computer or the application, nothing changes. My version of Illustrator is fully up to date, v. 25.2.3

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  17. Inconsistent color

    With the new CC update, I can't calibrate colour across apps using Color Settings in Bridge. This started happening often on the previous release, but I was able to fix it by resetting this in Bridge. Now, it doesn't work. See attached – same Pantone colour (50% of Pantone Bridge 7500) in InDesign and Illustrator. The InDesign is accurate; Illustrator is not. Nothing I do seems to help. I may revert to older Bridge and Photoshop until you sort this out.

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  18. color

    i have been dealing with a color issue in Illustrator 25.2.1

    all the colors changed to a weird colors and it became very slow even if the artwork size was small.
    i have attached 2 photos in cmyk and RGB i was trying to make the same color from the original artwork in both RGB and CMYK it's not the same.
    any one know why

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  19. Color Theme Window Cropped

    Hello, for whatever reason my color theme window is being cropped, I am able to scale vertical but not horizontal. I tried going back a version, changing user interface and nothing will correct it.

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  20. Eye Dropper picks up the wrong values when sampling a filled clipping mask

    I am using Mac OS 10.15.7 and am able to consistently reproduce this bug in both AI CC 2021 but as far back as AI CS5 running in Mac OS 10.6.8

    When a fill is applied to a clipping mask, the eye dropper will pick up incorrect CMYK/RGB values. This is especially problematic when a pure black is replaced by a 4 color process build in the printing industry.

    I would expect to eye drop the exact values applied to the object I've clicked on.

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