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Illustrator (Desktop) Bugs

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  1. Illustrator keeps crashing when opening files or when creating a new file.

    Like the title says, Illustrator crashes no matter what I do when opening files or when creating a new file. Nothing seems to fix it, a fresh install did nothing as well. Any ideas? got important projects I need to work on =_=.

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  2. OPEN WITH default app

    Since the new update 23.0.1 it is not more possible to start a file default with illustrator.

    i tried several times installing and unistalling illustrator different versions.
    the problem persist.

    after 7 installations of new and old versions, removing all files from regirtry i

    Now i installed both, CC2019 and CC2018, and the same, it is not possible to change starts only default with cc2018.
    (or other apps) but never with CC2019

    i can start only illustarator 2019 with "open with" on this one time way works.

    asus gt752v

    Windows 10 see attached screnshot.

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  3. Can No Longer Open PDF's directly to ILLUSTRATOR

    I just updated to Illustrator 2019 and I can no longer open a PDF into it from Bridge. Even if they were created in Illustrator. Some will open, but I have to close any other projects within Illustrator for them to open at all.

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  4. Opening File with Missing Fonts Crashes because of Missing Fonts Dialog

    When opening a file sometimes the missing font dialog pops up and it crashes Ai, the dialog stays white/unload and causes Ai to crash

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  5. 1. I recently install the update for Illustrator CC on a Mac with OS version 10.13.6. 2. When I attempt open files created with the previous

    1. I recently install the update for Illustrator CC on a Mac with OS version 10.13.6. 2. When I attempt open files created with the previous version I get the popup message "Cannot open the illustration. When I click OK the file opens wi
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  6. crash while opening file

    crash when opening a file.

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  8. Illustrator 22.1 hangs on start; reinstall only fix I can find

    I have a late 2013 Mac Pro, running OS 10.13.5. This problem started about 2 months ago for no apparent reason. When I'm done with Illustrator for the day, I'll quit the application. It may be a couple of days before I have to re-enter illustrator. Most of the time this works, but now, randomly, upon clicking on the application on the launch bar, the splash screen comes up and then the app appears to load, but no start window appears. The illustrator menu bar is there, but is grayed out and you can mouse over the menu bar options…

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  9. Missing Layers

    Opened my document this morning and all the correct layers were there, closed out because I made no changes so there was nothing to save. reopened my document again all my layers were gone! only showing the orginal base image. Help

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  10. Illustrator 'unexpected' quitting

    Adobe Illustrator CC 2017 quit unexpectedly while launching or working in between very often for many iMacs. Please help me to resolve this.

    Process: Adobe Illustrator [5601]
    Path: /Applications/Adobe Illustrator CC 2017/Adobe Illustrator.app/Contents/MacOS/Adobe Illustrator
    Identifier: com.adobe.illustrator
    Version: 21.1.0 (21.1.0)
    Code Type: X86-64 (Native)
    Parent Process: ??? [1]
    Responsible: Adobe Illustrator [5601]
    User ID: 502

    Date/Time: 2018-05-10 12:17:12.115 +0530
    OS Version: Mac OS X 10.11.6 (15G1004)
    Report Version: 11
    Anonymous UUID: 182E4988-079E-C019-6A39-BE753A9A45A1

    Time Awake Since Boot: 19000 seconds

    System Integrity Protection: enabled

    Crashed Thread: 0 Main Thread Dispatch queue: com.apple.main-thread

    Exception Type: EXCBADACCESS (SIGSEGV)
    Exception Codes: KERNINVALIDADDRESS…

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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.

    Thanks
    Anish Kumar
    Illustrator Team

  11. I cannot open my illustrator almost nine months,and I tried every suggestions,I need refund.

    I cannot open my illustrator almost nine months,and I tried every suggestions,I need refund.

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  12. The software is glitching and refusing to open certain Illustrator files.

    I have to quit and open the software multiple times before I can get one file to open in this latest update.

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  13. Installation Failure

    When I downloaded Adobe on my Asus Computer, it will load Illustrator and then after a small time period. I will receive the message saying that there was an installation failure. It will also say something such as "Error Code P204".

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  14. Opening AI and PS at the same time seems to destroy AI

    Opening AI and PS at the same time seems to destroy AI.

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  15. separator preview

    everytime I open CC2018 I get a dialog box where I need to disable the "separator preview" plug-in

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  16. Error message while launching Illustrator CC 2018

    This message in German occurs while launching Illustrator 2018. After saying OK, a fragmentary Applikation displays, which is not operational. It is completely buggy and blocks even Finder until it is being quit.
    "This process can't be completed, because an unknown message has occurred. [CANT]"
    I have to work with the 2017 version.

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  17. Illustrator opening as trial and not recognizing current subscription

    when opening illustrator from CC app manager or directly from start menu,
    illustrator does not allow to open full version even though I have pro subscription. There is a button to buy now but that just takes me to purchase an additional subscription which I'm paid up for. I really need to use Illustrator soon as possible. Thanks

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  18. Running Illustrator on Mac Os High Sierra 10.13.1 failed

    Running Illustrator on Mac Os High Sierra 10.13.1 failed, stand, machine, not accepting mouse. Just press the power button to shutdown and reopen.
    Uppercase for errors on Illustrator and chrome

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  19. Illustrator 22.0.1 not opening in High Sierra

    I (foolishly) updated to High Sierra last night. Now Illustrator won't open. Clicking on the icon, all I get is this:

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    you may try resetting preference once to see it helps.

    If not, 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

  20. Optimize Illustrator

    I've already optimized Illustrator for my graphics card. I keep getting the notification for it, even though I've done it.

    I could turn off the notification, but I'd rather get important Adobe update news.

    Can the message be automatically deactivated if we've already optimized?

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    Ideally, you should get this message only once and not always. Which version of Illustrator are you using?

    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

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