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  1. Real-Time Drawing and Editing mode does not work for objects with both an effect and opacity mask added

    If an object has an opacity mask, Illustrator renders it correctly when the object is moved, the mask moves together with the object.

    But if you apply an effect to this object, Illustrator will keep the mask in place while the object is moved, as if it has the mask unlinked.

    On the other hand, if you unlink the mask for the object without the effect and try to move it — Illustrator will render it wrong again, as if the mask is linked, until you release the object.

    Please see the GIF attached and try the file yourself.

    12 votes

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  2. Coordinates label rendering problem in Overprint Preview mode

    1. Open the file and make sure Overprint Preview mode is on (thus GPU is off)
    2. Pick Direct Selection tool, grab the point and move it The gray label with current coordinates get smeared, like the GIF shows.
    12 votes

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  3. The artboard names and numbers dissapeared in 25.4.1

    I can still see the grey box in the top left corner of the artboards, but the names and numbers are gone. It started when I updated Illustrator to 25.3.1. I thought the issue would be solved in this new update but it is still there

    12 votes

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  4. Anchor points not displaying with layer color

    My anchor points are not displaying correctly. They are not the layer color and when objects are selected, they are a light gray and barely visible on a white or any color background. I've tried changing the layer color and that doesn't help and have checked any preferences that may have been changed, but still the same issue.
    Specs:
    Illustrator v 25.3.1 on an iMac 27" (late 2012, 2.9GHz Quad Core Intel core i5 with an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 66oM 512 MB graphics)
    Running MAC OS Catalina v 10.15.7
    Please help with any fixes. I've already restarted Illustrator and my…

    12 votes

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  5. Live Paint bucket tool preview error

    1. Adobe Illustrator CC 2021 (25.2.1 64-bit) on Windows 10 Home Edition.

    2. After the Live Paint Bucket tool is selected, out of the 3 preview swatches above the pointer, the center one is always wrong / inverted. This bug is consistent when we press the left & right arrow keys on the keyboard to select a swatch. On the other hand, the Swatches panel would reflect the correct option when the Live Paint Bucket tool is in used.

    3. When the Live Paint Bucket tool is selected, the center swatch in the 3 preview swatches should accurately reflect the color option, just…

    11 votes

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  6. GPU bold fat offset artwork

    I have no idea how to properly name that bug, but here're images.
    This bug, once happened in document, stays at various zoom levels, after switching mode to CPU and back several times, stays after document closed/opened. Even after relaunching AI (he threw an error message also), bug stays!

    11 votes

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  7. Transparency Abnormal with GPU

    This is mine, latest version 22.0.0 after clean install Windows 10 Pro. Everything seem fine... but After I change transparency normal to other blending mode it's Black

    AMD RX7 - 370 / 2GB
    and other in Capture VDO

    11 votes

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  8. Surface Pro GPU Issues

    Hello. Been having problems with fonts showing up with 'scratched' edges on Illustrator CC. I've cleaned up caches including font cache and have installed previous Illustrator version 15.3 and still the same issue. Please see attachment to view problem.

    11 votes

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    This issue is fixed by Intel in their latest driver update (15.46.02.4729 – released on 11 JUL 2017 ) available at – https://downloadcenter.intel.com/download/26941/Graphics-Intel-Graphics-Driver-for-Windows-15-46-?product=88358

    This update cannot show up driver search, as it might take some time for Microsoft to get it integrated in their Surface Pro driver updates. Microsoft prevents installing driver directly from Intel if you try the installer directly, however latest driver from Intel can be installed with steps listed in section “Update video adapter device drivers” > “Intel (Surface Pro devices)” in below link

    https://helpx.adobe.com/illustrator/kb/illustrator-gpu-performance-driver-update.html

  9. Clipping mask for a layer doesn’t move when dragged in real-time render mode

    If you move art with its layer-level clipping mask, Ai will draw it as if you move the art without the clipping mask. See the GIF attached.

    10 votes

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  10. Hide text highlighting on "Hide Edges" (CMD+H)

    This was never fixed in CC 2015 - 2017 and the same **** bug is in CC2018.

    In ALL previous versions of AI prior to CC2015 (or at least as far back as CS5 when I got Illy), if you selected text with the Text Tool which made the text highlighted, if you then performed the Hide Edges command, the highlight would NOT show... that way you could change the color, Tracking, font size etc of ONLY the SELECTED characters without affecting the others.

    The "big deal" here is when you are trying to see the color change take effect…

    10 votes

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    Under Review  ·  Anish Kumar responded

    Hi,

    Thanks for reporting this bug Illustrator Team really appreciate this.
    We are able to reproduce this issue in house and we are investigating it .

  11. GPU performance causes screen artefacts

    In AI 25.4, when GPU Performance is enabled, at some point when working on a file, or switching between screens, thin vertical and horizontal black lines will appear. They seem to flash on and off for a second or more as though Illustrator is switching between tabs or other open applications.

    I've tried to take a screenshot/video when this happens but it doesn't show up, if you look at the screenshot/video, it's as though those lines were never there.

    When GPU Performance is disabled, the issue goes away.

    iMac (Retina 5K, 27-inch, 2019)
    3.6 GHz 8-Core Intel Core i9
    40…

    9 votes

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  12. Text subtracted form a shape looks incorrectly with GPU Preview rendering

    Having issues with text and some compound paths acting like they are open paths when previewing with GPU. Viewing in CPU preview renders correctly.
    We have had this issue on both 2017 iMacs and new Windows 10 machines.

    Adobe Illustrator 25.2
    Windows 10
    Nvidia RTX 2070 Super (457.07 drivers)

    9 votes

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  13. ちらつき

    カーソルを動かすとちらつく

    8 votes

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    Illustrator 製品フィードバックへのご協力ありがとうございます。

    検証でこの問題は再現できませんでした。

    追加詳細情報が不足のため、これ以上の検証ができません。

    一般的なバグではないと思われますので、最新版などで再現する場合は、お手数をおかけいたしますが、カスタマーサポートにお問い合わせください。

    よろしくお願いいたします。

    Illustrator チーム


  14. 3D Extrude + Bevel = FAIL

    3D extruded rendering is an absolute fail on Adobe CC 22.0.1

    It's 2017 (nearly 2018) and still, Adobe can't get Illustrator to render text in 3D without undesirable results / unwanted artifacts... c'mon guys!

    Let's "FUSE" the engine to make 3D type in illustrator more powerful and display more accurately without errors.

    Thanks!

    8 votes

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    I am closing the ticket due to lack of response.
    Please get in touch with us at sharewithai@adobe.com or any of the other support channels – helpx.adobe.com/support.html . Please give a reference to this post so that we can identify you.
    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.

  15. Images in clipping masks glitching and overlaying artwork when in GPU

    This is similar to previous posts but not sure if the same.. apologies if repeating. In the latest version of illustrator, images within clipping masks are glitching out and making the file impossible to work with. These glitched versions of the masked image change constantly when zooming in or out, but do not disappear as they used to when illustrator bugged out previously. see attached screenshot. The orange metal flake texture should only exist within the frame of the bicycle. The lighter orange glitchy shapes do not exist.

    iMac Pro - Big Sur 11.61
    Illustrator v26.0.1

    7 votes

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  16. GPU not detected

    Restarted Illustrator and suddenly it isn't detecting my GPU.

    AI Version: 25.3.1 (Tested back to 25.0.1)
    OS: Win 10 pro 64, 20H2
    GPU: RTX 3080 FE: GRD 471.11 (Tested 471.41 and more)
    CPU: Ryzen 9 5900x (No internal graphics)

    Every other Adobe application is still detecting the GPU as intended.

    I was using AI without any problem, closed it, went for lunch, came back and opened ai again. Scrubby zoom wasn't working anymore -- ai didn't detect a compatible GPU.

    Already DDU'd back to different versions, wiped ai and reinstalled different versions, reset rpeferences, turned GPU acceleration (win) on/off, gave…

    7 votes

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  17. disparition des repères lors de leurs déplacement

    Apres avoir activé l'option "dessin et travail en temps réel", lorsque l'on déplace un repère celui-ci devient invisible

    7 votes

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  18. Illustrator causing red screen

    I'm using a MacBook Pro 15" , 2019 with MacOS 10.15.5 and Illustrator 24.2.

    When I open a file in Illustrator it works fine until I open a second file. When I do this, a red border appears and I cant zoom or work with the file. I tried to delete everything which is installed with Illustrator (Also the .plist files) and tried to reinstall it but the same thing is happening again. Disabling the GPU in settings does fix this issue but using Illustrator on a high-end machine without it's full GPU power is worthless.

    I also created a…

    7 votes

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  19. GPU rendering issue with artwork disappearing

    When working in Outline mode zoomed in and switching back to Preview, artwork disappears from view when zooming out.

    7 votes

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    I am closing the ticket due to lack of response.
    Please get in touch with us at sharewithai@adobe.com or any of the other support channels – https://helpx.adobe.com/support.html . Please give a reference to this post so that we can identify you.
    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

  20. Proof Colors preview doesn't work on GPU (NVidia), only CPU

    Illustrator CC 2017 version 21.1.0 (64 bit)
    Dual Nvidia GTX 1060 cards, 6 GB VRAM (Not SLI)
    Intel Core i7-6700K @ 4.00 GHz

    Proof Colors preview doesn't work with GPU rendering, only on CPU.

    Basically, when using GPU rendering, turning on Proof Colors and changing the proof setup to Simulate Paper Color, for example, does absolutely nothing. Document is in CMYK color mode, simulating SWOP 2, with simulate paper color activated.

    When I change to CPU rendering, this works as expected. GPU rendering in InDesign and Photoshop also works as expected.

    I've tried deleting Illustrator preferences, restarting, etc.

    7 votes

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