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  1. Add an option for the Layers panel to show tight bound thumbnails for clipping groups

    Illustrator 28.4.1 on Mac Ventura 13.5.2

    Wasn't there a time when the thumbnail of a layer containing a clipped image was cropped around the clipping mask and not around the whole image? (i.e. not showing the white all around)

    Or is there a setting that I missed?

    Thanks for your help!

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  2. Layers’ colors get messed up when moving objects in and out of sublayers

    When moving an artwork onto another layer the indicator-color changes as expected. If the new layer however is nested in another layer, and the artwork is moved from the nested layer onto the parent layer, the indicator color remains the nested layers color.
    This can be fixed, by closing and opening the childview of the parent layer.
    Also this does not apply, if the artwork is moved directly onto the layer and not between existing artworks on that layer.

    01 - Artwork is moved onto a new layer
    02 - New layer is nested in an parent layer
    03 -…

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  3. Dimensions new layer Do Not Print

    Using the Dimensions tool on a layer designated as Do Not Print creates a new layer title Dimensions.
    Example, I do all my dimensions, set the layer to Do Not Print. Later I realize I need to make an additional dimension. If I try to use the Dimension tool on the layer marked Do Not Print, it will create a new layer for new Dimensions.

    3 votes

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  4. Using a # in layer name and saving as SVG does not properly save layer names

    In the newest Adobe Illustrator version 28.4.1 when naming a layer with the # and saving as an SVG the export file when opened does not include the # in the layer name. This has never been an issue in previous illustrator versions, and for the work I do I rely on that naming convention to work with the system we integrate SVGs with. I've had to downgrade to a previous version where this does not occur.

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  5. レイヤーのロックをはずしても、外れてないエラー

    レイヤーのロックをはずしても、外れてない時がある。ロックを外した後、オブジェクトを触ろうとすると触れなくて、レイヤーをチェックすると、ぱっとロックマークが復活するエラーがある

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  6. Cut and paste doesn't paste to the selected object any more

    Tricky to describe but if I want to quickly get an item to the back of my object stack within a layer, I would normally "cut" with Ctrl-X, selected the background object (say a big rectangle of colour you're using as the bg) then hit "paste" with Ctrl V. It would then paste this object on top of the selected object and behind everything else...

    Now it just pastes on top of everything regardless of which object you have highlighted. Strangely, "paste in place" with Ctrl-F will place the object on top of the highlighted background object as I want…

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  7. Hiding a layer doesn't hide the guides

    Since the Update 27.5 of Illustrator CC all guides oaf any file are showing whether or not their parent layer is visible or not. In my Graphic template i have a base layer for guides of different target sizes, areas and columns which are organized on named layers for each type of guides to easily show/hide them.
    since the the last update (27.5 AI on macOS) ALL guides are showing up whether or not the layer containing these guides is hidden or shown which results in showing all guides for 4, 5 and 6 column layouts as well as all…

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  8. Toggling Layer Visibility now Lags Greatly with each New Layer Added after introduction of Search to Layers

    In May 2022 (before Search Layers was added for example) you could have a file with 2600 layers and toggle the visibility on and off in less than a second. Now in June 2023 the same type of file takes 30 seconds to toggle the visibility of a single layer.

    Here's how to reproduce the BUG that has been introduced into ILLUSTRATOR now:

    I'm using a - Windows 10 Desktop
    Illustrator v 27.6.1
    ASUS Laptop with 40 GB of RAM
    1TB SSD drives and plenty of scratch disk and page file space.

    Reproduction Steps:

    1. create a new Illustrator document 1920x1080
    3 votes

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  9. BUG - free transform tool groups selected layers to 1 layer

    When selecting several Layers and using the Free Transform Tool, Illustrator moves all these layers to 1 single layer.
    I guess this is a bug or am I doing something wrong?

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  10. Layers turned off on open of previously saved file

    When opening a previously saved file, multiple groups across artboards have their visibility turned off when they are active at save point.

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  11. unwanted layer merge

    Computer 1 creates a file with 4 layers (Print, reg marks, thru-cut, crease)
    Computer 2 opens file and all layers have been merged onto 1 single layer. In fact the other layers don't even exist anymore. Also everything in the merged layer has a clipping mask over it?
    Yet when computer 1 opens the file again all the layers are still there.

    Same versions of illustrator on computers 1 & 2.

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  12. The layers of my project have disappeared

    The fact is that I was working and when performing an action, all the layers of my workbench were deleted. Neither cntl + Z, nor file recovery, nor the files in data to recover a past version help me.

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  13. Unfoldable layers

    Illustrator does not display and allow to click unfold arrows next to these layers, despite the objects in them exist in the document.

    The other problem is the applied-but-not-displayed gaussian blur, but that’s the different problem: http://illustrator.uservoice.com/forums/601447/suggestions/46794277

    The test file is derived from the original provided by Glitschka Studios.

    2 votes

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  14. Send to Current Layer not working - moves entire layer instead of only selected objects

    I'm trying to move some objects from one layer to another.

    I'm selecting a series of objects, then clicking on the empty layer that I want to move the objects to. I'm choosing Object > Arrange > Send to Current Layer. When I do this, instead of only the selected objects moving (expected behavior), all the objects on the layer are sent to the other layer.

    (Normally I would simply cut the objects, then use Paste In Front on another layer to paste them in the same position. But these functions are also not working for me - the objects…

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  15. Layer's options display 'Dim Images' turned on when it's off

    1. Go to Layer Options
    2. Enable 'Template' option
    3. Uncheck 'Dim Images to' option
    4. Hit OK
    5. Go to Layer Options again
    6. 'Dim Images' is on by itself, despite I turned it off in step 3
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  16. Moving deletes all layers

    If i try to move layers it deletes all the layers on illustrator

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  17. Toggling Layer Visibility Causes Hang

    Toggling layer visibility seems to be increasingly difficult for my latest release of the standard Illustrator build. I just tried a complete uninstall/reinstall, and the problem persists. Once I toggle layers on/off without any other active layer visible I get the Mac beach ball/spinning wheel. If I add a blank placeholder layer I have no issues toggling as shown below. This is the current release of Illustrator. I can share one of these files to see if it is setting related or cannot be reproduced, but I had this same issue on a much higher spec’d out PC than my…

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  18. 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

    5 votes

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  19. marquee selects empty layers

    We are using a document template with nested layers (i.e. all layers are in correct order and properly named before drawing starts)
    Marqueeing objects unfortunately selects some empty layers besides those that lead to the artwork. The document info displays the selection correctly, and the attribute panel reports differing notes

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  20. Quitte inopinément

    Avec le système monterey sur un iMac neuf et récent ainsi que sur iPad M1 neuf, l’appli quitte à la moindre action dès lors qu il y a plusieurs calques. Impossible de travailler professionnellement comme avant. Il s’agit peut-être d’une incompatibilité système et nécessite une mise à jour d’urgence.

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