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  1. Getting odd artifacting when using GPU preview on illustrator

    Shapes look as if they arent inline with each other when using GPU preview, CPU preview fixes the issue but of course I shouldnt have to be running it on CPU preview. The jaggies seem to stem from where there are anchor points, but not every anchor point.

    Using Intel i5 6500 CPU with an RX480 8gb GPU

    2 votes

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  2. Objects not displaying in the right place?

    I've been encountering lots of stuff like this, usually restarting the app will fix it. This time a closed the doc, re-opened and this was still happening...

    1 vote

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  3. GPU preview glitch

    I encounter this glitch since introduction of GPU preview.
    Only now I managed to narrow down the conditions to replicate it.

    When the Control pane is switched off (Window > Control), and Screen Mode is in Fullscreen Mode with Menu Bar, then when the working area is scrolled down, black horisontal lines appear. As if they are somehow traced by the top edge of the working area. Once I zoom out/in, they disappear. Also switching to CPU preview removes the glitch all together. This appears on both retina and non-retina displays.

    This does not happen when the Control pane is…

    3 votes

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  4. An edge of an objects is not aligned with its fill

    Color Fill is not inside the smart guides. It has been happening more and more often. I do not know if an update has changed a setting or what. Color is filling outside of the guides and it is making our screen printing seps take longer and longer to go in an visually align everything. not to mention creating an underbase taking longer due to having to fix areas where colors are overlapped or not overlapped. running 23.0.1

    3 votes

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  5. 1 vote

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  6. Trim View (2019) is rendering properly in GPU view when adding from libraries

    Details of your operating system and version of Adobe Illustrator: Windows 10 Insider Build 18312. Illustrator 23.0.1
    The steps you were taking when you experienced the issues: When working in Trim View in GPU view, when I add assets from the Libraries panel and move them onto the artboard, my background raster image gets black blocks/rendering issue. If I zoom in and out it goes away until I move the top object again. If I switch to CPU view the issue goes away.

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  7. 3 votes

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  8. 1 vote

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  9. Illustrator WILL NOT display art OR artboards.

    How about making Illustrator useable for starters?
    I pay enough for this service. I have done a full update and restart of my computer, all of my adobe products are up to date, AND I've uninstalled and reinstalled Illustrator.
    This is what I get when I open a new document. Show artboards is on. NOTHING comes up despite using ALL of the fixes I can find in your boards.

    I expect a service I drop $700 a year on to actually WORK Adobe.

    2 votes

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  10. When 'View using GPU' is enabled the colors end up being drastically different

    See attached files.

    On Mac OS 10.14.1 and illustrator version 23.0.1

    I tried resetting my preferences as well.

    1 vote

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  11. Illustrator Active Window lags when plugged into an external monitor

    I am having an issue where when both a Surface Book 2 or a Macbook Pro 2018 is plugged into an external monitor ONLY the active window pane will lag when my curser enters that section of the screen both on the laptop and the external monitor. Doesnt happen when the computer is on its own but ONLY when second mointor is connected. Need this issue resolved and have done a full restart and reinstal of Ai along with tested this with 2 computers and multiple mice.

    1 vote

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  12. 1 vote

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  13. Stroked path problems

    joined paths have odd 'fill'
    definitely no fill applied

    rotated path has same problem

    Mac 10.12.6
    Illustrator 23.0.1

    4 votes

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  14. Paths Previewing Very Oddly

    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…

    2 votes

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  15. New update is distorting character text

    I'm running Mac Mojave 10.14.1, and downloaded the latest CC 2019 update. I have used a paid for monogram font in illustrator for over 5 years with no issues until this recent download. Now there are distortions in several areas... Is there a fix for this??

    1 vote

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  16. Uneven stroke

    Newest version of Illustrator has now changed my .001 cut size of a stroke in some places from a clean thin line to a jagged mess. Some of the former .001 lines are still unchanged? These are shared with clients and look horrible!
    Running on Windows 10.

    3 votes

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  17. View Using GPU not available

    My animated Zoom has been working and then i got a crash with the "Not enough memory" error coming up and ever since my Animated Zoom hasn't been working. Now when i've done the latest update (23.0.1) i can't select View Using GPU and the animated zoom is not working still.

    iMac 27" 3.2GHz Inel i5
    OS: High Sierra 10.13.6
    Memory: 8GB 1600 MHz DDR3
    Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GT 755M 1024MB

    1 vote

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  18. Illustrator Crashes on external monitor

    When I try to create a new page or open a file on my external monitor illustrator crashes. im using windows 10 latest version and latest illustrator.

    4 votes

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  19. I use win 10 with latest update on asus gl553vd with updated drivers from their website.

    I use win 10 with latest update on asus gl553vd with updated drivers from their website.
    Hi,
    I’m Sanket Sali from India.
    I use ASUS Gl553vd laptop with updated win 10. It has onboard gpu intel and addon gpu nvidia 1050. I have updated both drivers from asus website.
    I’m experiencing screen brightness flicker means brightness goes high and low inside the document window of AI as well as PS.
    It was same in 2018 versions of AI and PS and the problem is still there in 2019 versions. I’m not getting where the exact issue is.
    Is it with…

    1 vote

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  20. Artefacts when alt copying and scaling

    It looks like pieces of code adding to my canvas when I alt-drag or alt-scale an object. It was in the previous version and still here in CC2019. (Mojave 10.14)

    2 votes

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