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  1. Layer Arrow Disappears

    When collapsing sub-layers of a layer, the arrow to expand the sub-layers is no longer visible. Clicking the eye would restore the arrow, but this is a bug that should be fixed.

    Evidence:
    https://youtu.be/Oa8KxjzLFkM

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  2. Phantom/stuck bounding box

    Bounding box appears in unusual places when I'm grouping/ungrouping. Then it gets stuck. I cant deselect it, delete, move, un/group, etc. It stays put and I can't get rid of it. Even when undoing my previous actions.

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  3. Paste Remembers Layers

    Updated Illustrator to version 26.0 a day or two ago.

    Continued working in a document created before this. The option "Paste Remembers Layers" is checked but when pasting the artwork it isn't pasted in the sublayers I copied them from.

    Instead all the artwork elements I've copied pastes in the main layer of said sublayers when I try to paste to a different artboard. (all within the same document). When I paste on the same artboard I've copied from it will paste into the top sublayer.

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  4. moving a path to an invisible group still enables me to edit

    Hi, I was painting a path with the blob brush, then i decided to paint a new path on top of the other one and i didnt want to join with the original, so I moved the original to an invisible group and proceeded to paint the new path, for my surprise the original in the invisible group joined with the new path, I don't see this like a feature.

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  5. Creating n number of characters in layer panel

    Creating n number of characters in layer panel after duplication when using the unit as XML

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  7. Collapsing layers

    LAYER BUGS

    1) when Alt + click on layer, only the TOPMOST sublayer is collapsed. The rest of the sublayers remain expanded

    2) The REAL bug is that when I collapse all layers, save, close, and reopen, ALL LAYERS AND SUBLAYERS ARE AUTOMATICALLY EXPANDED!!! It should remember the state of ALL layers, without regard to whether it is a sublayer or not. The USER COMMUNITY have been asking for a fix to this for at least 10 years!

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  8. Copy (or Cut) \ Paste: the object appears on the same layer when another layer is selected.

    Hello,
    1.
    Windows 10, Illustrator 25.2
    2.
    I have an object\s on layer 1. I copy\cut it. Select layer 2, press Paste - the object Appears on layer 1 and layer 2 is still selected.
    3.
    It should appear on layer 2 as it was before.
    4.
    I can not copy\paste objects on another layer, I can only move them in Layer Window.

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  9. OS10.13.6 — Illustrator 24.1.2: Paste does NOT remember layers. Oddly, the same thing happened with another upgrade about 1-2 years ago.

    OS10.13.6 — Illustrator 24.1.2: Paste does NOT remember layers. Oddly, the same thing happened with another upgrade about 1-2 years ago.

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  10. Pressing Ctrl + Win sends the active object backward

    If you have at least 2 objects on the artboard and the top one is selected, pressing Control + the Windows key on Windows 10 sends the active object backward one step. It's a keyboard shortcut that doesn't appear to be editable in Keyboard Shortcuts in case it interferes with that shortcut being used for something else.

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  11. Bringing object forward with (Ctrl + ] ) nudges left/right instead of bringing forward.

    There is an Illustrator bug I have previously and am currently experiencing that makes an object nudge to the right/left when trying to bring an object forward. I've had this happen on Windows 7 and Windows 10. There is obviously a workaround for this, i.e. View Outlines > Select > Bring object to front / Cut Paste in Front / Paste in Back, Save and Restart Illustrator etc. but it is counterproductive to efficiency.

    Background: I'm a 10 year+ agency professional who specializes in UI design, illustration and branding.

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  12. 'Send to current layer' command is disabled when art across several layers is selected

    I don't understand why it's limited, I can't see logic behind that, so I put it in Bugs, rather then Ideas.

    See, I have some stuff in different layers. I select it, choose a layer, press a hotkey, I intend to collect it all in the selected layer, but nothing happens. WHY?

    I have 'Collect in new layer' in Palette menu, but I have no hotkey for it (you guys do everything with mouse? really?) and i don't need a NEW layer, I need existing and selected one, and I have a command for it — ''Send to current layer'…

    16 votes

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    I am happy to share that we have fixed this bug in our latest release – 27.0.0 which is available worldwide now.

    Going forward, our goal is to fix as many top User-Voice bugs as possible and as frequently as possible. Given the nature of the fixes, some of the bugs will take a longer time to fix, but we are on it.

    You can update to the latest release using Creative Cloud desktop App: https://helpx.adobe.com/in/creative-cloud/help/creative-cloud-updates.html

    Thank you for all the feedback. Keep it coming!

    Ankit Goyal

    Illustrator Team

  13. fix 'sticky' text boxes within sublayers

    Fire up Illustrator 22.0 or 22.1 and create a new document.

    Select the Text tool and draw a rectangular area. Fill it with placeholder text. Select the Rectangle tool and draw a filled rectangle (non-overlapping, though it doesn't matter).

    Double click some word in the text box and start typing. Then in the Layers panel, click the 'select art' square corresponding to the filled rectangle. The rectangle becomes selected and the text box is deselected and all is good and well.

    Deselect everything, hilight the rectangle and textbox objects in the Layers panel, and "Collect in New Layer". This puts…

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