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  1. Linked Files Dialog Missing "Apply to All" checkbox

    I use templates that automatically populate a page with a given linked file. When I open the template to print business cards 20x per page, it used to pop up saying it couldn't find the file and ask me to re-link the file. I could then choose the "Apply to All" checkbox, re-link the file, and it would fill the entire page with that file. With Illustrator 28.5, that option is now missing (see screen capture here). The option to "Apply to All" is completely gone.

    19 votes

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  2. Drag and Drop from Photoshop Not Working

    Illustrator Version 28.3, Photoshop Version 25.5.1

    Attempting to drag and drop a layer from photoshop into illustrator and the object is not appearing in illustrator. I can usually do this with no issues. I've tried rasterizing and making the image a smart object but nothing seems to fix the bug. This has just been an issue within the past 2 days.

    2 votes

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  3. Unable to place image files of any kind into Art Illustrator

    Illustrator v 28.4.1
    When trying to place or drag an image file into AI I get the error message "unknown format and cannot be opened" or "in a format which can not be placed". These are all existing files that I have used many times. I tried EPS, JPG, and PNG. It will not allow any new images. In addition, the image files in my existing files are now broken. Attached are the errors I am getting for the new files

    1 vote

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  4. Nested Linked AI Files don’t display proper fonts

    Nested or linked AI files inside other AI layouts are not letting the fonts come through. It renders to default font.

    1 vote

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  5. イラレ配置画像がメタ情報により回転してしまう。

    イラレCC2021のデータを、イラレCC2023で開く際、画像データにあるメタ情報の方向が反映されてしまい、イラレ上で回転表示となる。
    回転情報を無効にしてデータを開くように、プログラムの変更をお願いできますでしょうか。

    10 votes

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  6. 2 votes

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  7. Embedding images in SVG is not working

    I'm trying to embed some images in my SVG. When I do the process by clicking on the menu option "Embed images", it looks like it's working, but after saving and closing the file, when I reopen it, the image is linked not embedded.

    I tried with AI 2021 and 2024, but it also happened with other files.

    1 vote

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  8. Can't Link PDF

    Cannot link PDF into an AI file. When opening the file an Unknown error is detected. Help us investigate further....
    However opening Illustrator in a Intel based version on the M1 mac it will open without issue. However as this feature apparently is going to be removed it will cause major issues for me.
    This needs to be fixed.

    1 vote

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  9. Fix the error "The operation cannot complete because of an unknown error. (PARM)" when importing JPG files

    You need to Fix the error "The operation cannot complete because of an unknown error. (PARM)" when importing JPG files

    JPEG files work fine but not JPGs

    1 vote

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  10. Embedding linked EPS files in an over-sized artboard cause them to shrink to 10% and moves

    When using an over-sized artboard, when I embed a linked .EPS - the .eps is scaled down to 10% of the original size AND it is moved to a seemingly random location on the artboard. This only happens with .EPS files. .AI and bitmap files are fine - they stay in the correct location and correct size.

    2 votes

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  11. Illustrator 28.1 crashes after placing or replacing images

    Model Name: Mac mini
    Model Identifier: Mac14,12
    Chip: Apple M2 Pro
    Total Number of Cores: 12
    Memory: 32 GB

    A few seconds after placing or replacing an image in Illustrator 28.1 the app quits unexpectedly. Before that, it looses preview.
    I rolled back to Illustrator 28 and till now it's OK.

    1 vote

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  12. Color profiles are silently discarded for the placed screenshot thumbnails on Mac

    Can we fix the strange discarding of the color profile when dragging a screenshot thumbnail into an open Illustrator document (Mas OS — Command+shift+4, or Command+shift+3, or Command+shift+5). The thumbnail appears in the corner of the screen prior to the screenshot being saved to the Desktop.

    Using File>Place, or copying/pasting from any other program, or even dragging and dropping a screenshot from the desktop or other folder all cue a warning if there is a profile mismatch. And to my experience, placing in any of those ways does not change the document profile, regardless of what I choose when the…

    1 vote

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  13. Unembedded image looks blank or sometimes appears as a black box

    Unembedded image looks blank or sometimes appears as a black box. The same is in the exported file too.

    1 vote

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  14. Linked ai file being cut off

    a Flattened tiff is opened and then saved in illustrator with a mask as ai. It is placed in another ai. file and when that happens part of the image is cut off, and its not part of the mask. I tried making sure there was only one layer in photoshop and in illustrator, resaved it different ways and still comes out the same. seems to follow a few particular files and sometimes appears all black or part of it black or just cut off. the files are no different than the ones that do work.

    2 votes

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  15. Using blending modes with embedded images now gives darker colors

    In version 28 transparency in embedded images doesn't work the same way it worked in version 27, thus making impossible to use older files with the new version.
    Transparency (as in soft light, overlay...) gives a different result, usually darker, flatter.
    Looks like the issue is with embedded images, not linked, but since I need to use images in patterns I need to embed them.

    1 vote

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  16. almost all the images in my file turn black after saving.

    almost all the images I copy pasted to my file are black now. it was after saving the file.
    its a two days work that now gone. I need you to Restore as soon as possible

    1 vote

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  17. duplicates all the placed images

    Every time I open a document with images I get an alert about images not found, without having moved them since I saved the document and when I locate them again, when the document is opened all the duplicate images appear, and it places them in the center of the document . I attach a screenshot of how duplicate images appear to me

    3 votes

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  18. All my links rotate 90° when opening the file

    when i opened my file, all the links in 0° rotation, rotated to 90°... now i have to rotate all individually. x_x

    this happened to me other 3 times in different files in the past.

    1 vote

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  19. Image trace limited palette no longer works in AI 27.1

    Image trace does not use a limited palette when this option is specified in the tracing options.

    Steps:

    1. Place photographic or other image with many colours
    2. Choose any of the limited colour presets (16 in this example) and trace

    Expected result: Trace uses the specified number of colours
    Actual result: Trace acts as if 'Automatic' was selected (or otherwise disregards limited palette)

    24 votes

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    I am happy to share that we have fixed this bug in our latest release – 27.1.1 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!

  20. 1 vote

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