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  1. Illustrator will not open a second file from Bridge, or In Design (edit original)

    ex. Starting with both Illustrator and Bridge closed. 1. I open Bridge. 2. I double-click an Illustrator file, it opens fine. 3. I go back to Bridge and double-click another illustrator file, and Illustrator will not open it. This file should open as a new file (tab) within Illustrator.
    This happens with "Edit in Original" from In Design also. It works the first time, (opens up Illustrator), but not a second time. I have to close Illustrator for this interoperability to work.

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  2. my illustrator won't start after updated 2018

    I just recently updated the new version, and it got stuck on the start-up. what should I do?

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  3. intro page won't disappear

    Opening Illustrator 2019, I see the intro page with my recent work. I click to open it, and it seems to "think" the document is open - I can see my un-embedded layers panel full - but the intro page won't disappear. I can't close it, the arrow next to the AI icon won't collapse it, and I can't work without quitting the app and trying to reopen again. Does the same thing whether I open from the Finder or from the Intro page. MacPro 2012 (5,1) upgraded CPU and GPU (NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 - flashed). I realize it's…

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  4. Illustrator crashing wheen trying to open any document

    illustrator crashes as soon as i open it, I resently uppdated windows to 1809 and i have the latest illustrator updates. I tried diffrent ways to uninstall and remove both CC and illustrator with CC-cleaner and by following instructions on how to delete illustrator completly and reinstalling it again with no diffrence in result (still crashing). I cant say that my computer is the latest or the strongest but it worked for the first week then suddenly it started crashing.

    I have a lenovo laptop with an 6:th gen i5, 8gb ram, ssd-storage and integrated graphics.

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  5. crash while opening file

    crash when opening a file.

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  6. New document few options

    When opening new document it only gives two options and there is no way to generate a custom template. Windows 10.

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  7. 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

  8. crashing, will not open at all

    Cannot get illustrator to open. Latest version.

    Crash report attached

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    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.

    I do have one suggestion – please reset preferences and try again. Found the following in your crash report.

    terminating with uncaught exception of type dvacore::filesupport::eof_error: Error reading past end of file: ‘/Users/bradharris/Library/Preferences/Adobe Illustrator 22 Settings/en_US/WSMgrCfg/WSMgrCfg’
    abort() called

  9. Illustrator 2018 Version 22.1 Opening multiple-page PDF - Artboard Issue

    Opened multiple-paged PDF file to show all pages as artboards
    Saved file as PDF after editing (another name)
    Opened said PDF file and all pages as artboards show up as default

    I'm not able to choose if I want to work with a single page on this PDF anymore?

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  10. AI CC 2018 cannot launch

    Hello,

    When I want to start illustrator, a first error message appears: (aip.png on attachment)

    After clicking on "next",
    a second message appears twice and then asks me to send an error report to Adobe. (impossible ai.png on attachment)

    I managed to run AI CC 2018 in safe mode but it lacks a lot of things like the toolbar. what should I do?

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  11. 2 votes

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  12. Illustrator freezes all the time

    I am not able to use Illustrator at all. I have updated to the 2018 version. Every time I want to create new project or open existing one the program freezes. No matter if I have GPU Performance option on or off.

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  13. AIGPUSniffer quit unexpectedly.

    Adobe Illustrator CC 2018

    When trying to open Ai files through Bridge, I get this error:

    'AIGPUSniffer quit unexpectedly.'

    and the file fails to open. I don't experience this issue when opening the same file through finder or through the 'Open' dialog box.

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  14. 2 votes

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  15. Illustrator keep crashing

    I use Illustrator v 28.4.1. It keeps crashing every single time i open the app. I keep uninstalling and re-downloading Illustrator, at its latest version and also previous versions (i tried v 27.9.3, it won't open either). I don't know how to make it work anymore.

    I work on a HP spectre 360x convertible.

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  16. Illustrator 2024 resets most Preferences on restart

    The issue with Preferences not saving is back. I have this problem with the 20243 version. How hard is it to fix this? It's SUPER annoying to have to change all of my preferences on a program I use daily.

    EVERY time I restart illustrator, I loose all preferences except hot keys (thank god). I lose unchecking the real time drawing (because that's annoying), I lose units, I lose like most of what I set up. It's awful.

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  17. Windows 10 22H2 / Illstrator 28.3で正常に起動しない

    1. Windows 10 22H2 / Illstrator 28.3
    2. Illstrator 28.3の起動
    3. 正常な起動
    4. アプリケーションが応答しない

    28.3にアップデートしたところ、正常に起動しなくなりました。アプリケーションが応答しません、となります。ひとつ前のバージョンでは正常に起動しておりました。

    正常起動しなくなった後

    a. ウイスル対策ソフト無効化
    b. AIの環境設定ファイルの削除
    c. AIのアンインストールおよび再インストール

    を試しましたが、状況は改善せず。

    また、Windows 11 23H2環境では、28.3も正常に起動します。

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  19. Illustrator reopens after quitting

    I'm on macOS 14.2.1 and Illustrator 28.1.

    When I quit illustrator it automatically reopens immediately. Workaround: close the app via the dock (secondary click > quit).

    I uninstalled Illustrator and reinstalled it, but the problem persists.

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  20. プラグインの初期化中に応答しなくなります

    環境はWindows10。Illustrator (28.1)にアップデートしてから起動できないことが多くなりました。プラグインの初期化中に応答しなくなります。どのプラグインが影響を及ぼしているかは不明。初期状態から追加はしていません。またIllustratorの環境の変更もしていません。管理者として実行してもうまくいかないことが多いです。画像の画面で応答しなくなります。

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