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  1. Zoom issue

    When zooming in from 3200% to 6400% or more, this line starts acting weird. The stroke should not be outside of the path line, but it seems like it's having a rendering issue or something. Seems like it might be a problem only when previewing on CPU. I switched to GPU preview and it's fine, but if I switch back it looks like the attachment

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  2. 5 votes

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  3. Hard crash GPU rendering MBP2016 - High Sierra

    I run a cleanly installed MBP2016:

    High Sierra 10.13.4
    3.3GHz i7
    16GB ram
    1TB SSD

    Illustrator Version 22.1

    On the current version of OS en Illustrator, but also for the past couple of releases I have experienced very frequent hard crashes of Illustrator when GPU preview is enabled.

    At random times, Illustrator will freeze, immediately after the entire system and only a hard reboot will bring it back.

    The phenomenon is frequent yet completely random (no obvious triggers).

    Disabling GPU preview immediately stops this from occurring.

    No obvious logs are generated during the event but I can run sysdiagnose if…

    1 vote

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  4. Outline mode does not work

    I have Illustrator CC, I have tried the work around of Ctrl+E then Ctrl+Y.
    Outline mode displays the lines but freeze and won’t allow the color to leave the image or the lines to be manipulated. I’m so fed up how could I possibly use this program professionally, i have looked up the work around and tried Ctrl+E followed by Ctrl+Y and have tried to access through view mode, still no joy. I have shut down and reopened files 8 times and started again three times on new art board. This problem has gone on for two days. I had…

    2 votes

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  5. Graphic bug

    When I copy and paste a vector, or increase / decrease the screen, or do image trace it happens

    1 vote

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  6. Stroke circles are distransformed (Graphics Glitch)

    Some sizes of stroke circles are drawn perfect, some has distractions in four "edges" - how to solve this?

    Files atached.

    When I extract them as fill strokes, they are going normal, but I need to work with strokes.

    Very gratefull for help!

    2 votes

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  7. SCREEN IS ALL BLACK ON OPENING EXISTING FILE

    Just updated to latest version of Illustrator this morning and when I open an existing file to work on it, the entire art board is BLACK. Only way to fix the problem is resize the Mac art board window. My whole team is experiencing this problem. PLEASE FIX ASAP.

    Also copy-and-paste from illustrator to indesign seems like it has been disabled as well. Come on, folks... this is not good.... Super unhappy.

    We have reverted back to the previous version in the meantime.

    1 vote

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  8. 35 votes

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    We have the fix available in the latest release. Please update Illustrator using Adobe Creative Cloud application to the latest build for version Illustrator CC 23.0.
    Please refer to our knowledge base FAQhttps://illustrator.uservoice.com/knowledgebase/articles/1844590 if you face difficulty in update.
    Or get in touch with us at any of the other support channels – https://helpx.adobe.com/support.html

    Warm Regards,
    Ashutosh Chaturvedi | Sr. Quality Engineering Manager – Illustrator
    Adobe. Make It an Experience.

  9. Error in BLEND "calculation".

    When blending 2 strokes it draws the shape correctly, however, if I outline those strokes, there is an error.

    Same thing occurs when outlining the strokes first or when just drawing the objects before blending.

    This problem however goes away is I move the top right point of the top object down just a bit. As soon as I move it back up, at a certain point, AI draws weird shapes that is not actual "steps" in the blend.

    I have tried resetting all anchor points and redrawing the objects also.

    My guess is that there is an error in…

    1 vote

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  10. Vector shapes look distorted

    If I am working on a graphic made up of many different shapes, the individual shapes will start to appear as distorted in shape and color, especially if I start altering the pattern or moving shapes around, then the whole graphic just starts to randomly distort certain shapes. Making it really difficult to focus on creating a pattern or image.

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  11. GPU preview = poor quality in 22.1

    Image quality is poor with GPU performance activated in 22.1: lines appear too thick, anchor points are left on screen when they should have cleared, random artifacts appear on screen for no apparent reason. Solution is either deactivated GPU performance (not acceptable) or toggling to CPU preview on every document every single time the document is opened (also not acceptable). Please work on a fix for this before releasing 22.1 to the public.

    5 votes

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  12. Rendering on 2 screens

    I'm working on 2 screens : My library is only visible when the panel is on the main Screen (Screen N°1).
    Or i need to place all my panels on my second screen to have my main file only.

    To be able to have the contents of my Library i have to place the "Library" panel on my main screen.
    I would like to have it on the second screen

    1 vote

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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. Random path shown at 315° angle on closed object

    Illustrator CC 22.0.1 This has happened occasionally in the past few versions.
    I'll create an object with the pen tool, and close the object. When I zoom to make modifications on the path I sometimes see a path shoot off to the right at ~315° from one of the anchor points and it looks like the path connecting two anchor points isn't there. As I move it around or zoom out it'll disappear, but if I move back it comes back. Editing the object isn't affected, but it is highly visually distracting. Attached video file illustrates.

    1 vote

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  15. Bizarre Issues with Fonts and Rendering; Creative Cloud

    Subject: Bizarre Issues with Fonts and Rendering; Creative Cloud

    Illustrator 2018 CC 22.0.1
    Mac OS El Capitan 10.11.6
    Suitcase Fusion 19.0.4 (6333)

    iMac (Retina 5K, 27-inch, Late 2015)
    3.2 Ghz Intel Core i5
    24GB DDR3

    I’m not sure when this started - possibly when the recent update for Creative Cloud occurred. One day I was unable to take a screenshot without it looking distorted and something strange happened with my screen in the top navigation bar - again all distorted. I had to restart.

    Recently I couldn’t sign into Creative Cloud as it was greyed out. Had to restart.

    Now…

    1 vote

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  16. Illustrator cc 2018 does not work correctly with the Nvidia GF 610m graphics card.

    The program closes with an error when selecting the brush tool. Is there any solution to this problem? I know about switching to an integrated graphics card, but its performance is very small. I noticed the same thing when working with nvidia in illustrator, the tooltip does not show any hints, just the new dialog for creating a new document does not appear (only the advanced one works or the old one works, I do not know how it is called correctly).

    2 votes

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  17. 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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  18. path view

    Version: Illustrator CC 2018 22.0 (Standard)
    Illustrator does not show a path view. When I select Path View, the object is no longer selectable and no path view is displayed.
    It's the same with every file, both simple and brand new.
    It didn't work in the previous version either.
    In older versions it worked without any problems.

    1 vote

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  19. Scroll zoom not working

    When I zoom in using alt + scroll down, the canvas jitters; it zooms out then in.

    5 votes

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  20. 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.

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