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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. Stroked Paths get notches or bleeding in sharp connections

    Paths with a stroke color and no fill are still filling random corners within the shape. I've rebuilt the shape, and checked for redundant nodes, but neither has fixed the problem. To make is worse, this is happening to to connection points at random (sometimes it has a fill, sometimes it doesn't). Definitely a bug, and a very major one.

    Also, copying the artwork into a new document, or even into InDesign, does not fix it. Placing the artwork in InDesign actually makes the preview glitch out. It's as if Adobe gave CC 2018 a lobotomy!

    Screenshot 1: paths in…

    7 votes

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  5. 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

  6. 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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  7. GPUパフォーマンス使用時のガイド・グリッドのバグ

    GPUパフォーマンスのチェックを入れた状態でガイドやグリッドのスタイルを点線にすると動作が急激に重くなる

    6 votes

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  8. background to artboard flickering when mouse moves

    MacOs 11.2.2 - flickering occurs in areas surrounding artboard when the mouse cursor moves.

    6 votes

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  9. GPU Preview not available (grayed out) after editing artboard

    With newest version of illustrator the GPU acceleration and GPU-Preview fails in some files. To test it i have created a blank document and the GPU preview works. But when I edit the artboard, the GPU preview is turned off at that moment and cannot be reactivated. Reset the Illustrator-Settings to default doesn't fix it.

    Illustrator 25.2, MacPro2013, GPU AMD FirePro D700, Monitor 2560x1600Pixel, Wacom-Tablet, MacOs Catalina and Mojave testet.

    6 votes

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  10. "View using GPU" greyed out since Illustrator 2021

    Since we have updated to Illustrator 2021, on one of our machines (Mac mini 2018) "View unsing GPU" (CMD+E) is greyed out and can’t be activated. GPU IS activated in the Illustrator Preferences! Using Illustrator 2020, this function works as usual.

    An other glitch, that we noticed on both of our machines (the 2018 mini and a 2019 iMac): When opening a document in Illustrator 2021, the window turns black for a moment until the document is shown. This does not really cause any problems, it is just strange and does not occure with Illustrator 2020.

    6 votes

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  11. "Hairline," faint border around PNG exports

    Whenever I export anything as a PNG in Illustrator with a transparent background, the PNG result shows up with a strange faint border around it. I've tried a multitude of "solutions" and nothing has worked, leading me to believe that this is a bug.

    I'm working on a macOS Catalina 10.15.4, and on the most recent version of illustrator (24.1). My processor is 1.6 GHz Dual-Core Intel Core i5, and graphics—Intel UHD Graphics 617 1536 MB.

    (The image I have provided is the exported PNG image of that shape, and I've overlapped it ontop of the pre-export to show the…

    6 votes

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    This is a GPU bug. If you toggle the rendering mode with View > View using CPU — no border will get rendered, the PNG actually does not have it. The problem is known though.

  12. Illustrator Crashes when Opening File on Second Monitor

    Illustrator is crashing when I open up the application on my second Monitor. But when I open it on my laptop it works. It will only work on my second monitor if I open it up on my laptop then drag to the second monitor. But if I want to open up another illustrator file it will crash again if I'm using the second monitor.

    6 votes

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  13. Uninstalling Duet Display fixes Premiere and Illustrator crash on file open and file create

    I spent an hour trying to get Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Premiere to simply open a file or create a new file. They would both crash immediately with the dialogue box that sends a crash report.

    I uninstalled without saving settings and reinstalled both. I also ran the Adobe CC Cleaner tool These made no difference.

    Finally, on a hunch I uninstalled Duet Display, a program that allows you to use an iOS device as a second monitor. This fixed the issue.

    6 votes

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  14. Flickering cursor & preview bugs in bitmap

    Adobe Illustrator CC 2018 (22.0.1)
    Mac OS Sierra 10.12.6

    The cursor constantly flickers about a month ago when I was still using AI CC 2017 version. After I updated the CC to the latest version yesterday, the problem still occurred.

    Besides, when I import a bitmap/ tiff file to AI, the whole image cannot be viewed. Some parts are hidden. It has the same issue when i export the AI file to jpg.

    6 votes

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  15. Illustrator suddenly switching to CPU preview, GPU preview greyed out

    My little research has shown that the preview mode changes when zooming if the cmyk document contains cmyk images. In a cmyk document with rgb images or an rgb document with rgb/cmyk images, there is no gpu to cpu preview switching when zooming. To reproduce the bug, the document must include multiple images in order to impact performance during scaling. My system: i5 8400, 32 Gb, GTX1650 with latest Studio Driver installed, Asus PA329C, windows 11 Build 22621.1265, Illustrator 27.3.1 Here's what it looks like on my system.

    5 votes

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  16. GPU acceleration issue

    Adobe Illustrator have problem with GPU acceleration.

    Some of part of screen disapeared when move object.

    BUG tested on graphics card:

    GTX 1660
    RTX 3060 TI
    RTX 3080 TI
    Laptop Dell Latitude 5420 with Intel Iris Xe Graphics.

    Problem occurs on 2 situations:

    When trim view is enabled,
    When project have many object.
    Watch the attached movie.

    I think this is global problem which which affects all users.
    Tested on different AI versions.
    I think this bug occurs many, many time earlier.

    5 votes

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  17. GPU Performance Glitches Still Not Fixed!! 2021

    GPU Performance glitches have been constantly and extremely annoying while displaying many files, it shows weird patterns from the same opened file overlaying the designs, and they randomly change and break while zooming in and out, sometimes I can't see how my design looks like because of these glitches, it is so serious, it makes the app sometimes next to useless!!

    Please, this problem has been there for a long, please fix, please fix

    I have tried the same files on 2 different machines, same issue

    Mac Book Pro 16 - 2019
    macOS Big Sur
    RAM 32

    iMac 27 inches…

    5 votes

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  18. Illustrator running really slow, no GPU preview

    Hi Illustrator 25.3.1 is running horribly slow on my MacBook Pro (15-inch, 2018) / 2.2 GHz 6-Core Intel Core i7 / 32 GB 2400 MHz DDR4 / Radeon Pro 555X 4 GB - it is constantly running CPU Preview, I cannot get it to use GPU. Zoom in and out is awful to use. Illustrator is impeding my productivity. Please help.

    5 votes

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  19. Transparency mask not refreshing

    I'm not sure if this is a GPU rendering issue or not. When selecting a group of objects and going into transparency mask mode to add a rectangle with black to white gradient, the effect is now not visible until I exit mask mode, which is very frustrating because I then have to keep switching over to see the effect.

    5 votes

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  20. Separations preview imac 5k very slow

    There is some problem with Overprint preview turned on, everything becomes verry laggy. I'm on iMac 2019 27" with 40gb of RAM, SSD drive, no plugins. No matter which document is opened, the problem is same - very slow illustrator movement.

    Only sollution is to run Illustrator in Low Resolution mode, then the problem does not exist.

    5 votes

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