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Illustrator (Desktop) Bugs

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  1. Missing Keyboard shortcut

    Mac OS High Sierra 10.13.6.
    Version 23.0
    ”Sentence case” shortcut still missing from ”Keyboard Shortcuts” palette. And I don't have ”¥” letter on my (Finnish) Keyboard.

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  2. Offset Path-Transform Again (Crtl D)

    Using Offset Path to enlarge an object, works fine. When I use: Transform Again (Crtl D) to duplicate the same action and make another larger object it no longer works. It worked prior to Illustrator 2019 when I needed to make a concentric object. Please fix.

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  3. Fonts problem

    After upgraded from version 2018 to 2019, the Chinese fonts won't preview properly. Now all I see are squares. It was fine in AI 2018.

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  5. Custom scripts from CC2108 not working in CC2019

    The big power of Illustrator is its ability to run scripts. I built my workflow around some important scripts. Upgrading to 2019 made them non-functional.

    It would be great, if there was a way to update scripts as well.

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  6. Select objects behind with ctrl/cmd click only works on filled objects

    https://helpx.adobe.com/illustrator/using/selecting-objects.html#select_behind_objects

    The option to select objects behind by holding ctrl/cmd and clicking sequentially works when clicking an object's fill, but not its path. As such, it doesn't work if 'Object Selection by Path Only' is enabled in preferences.

    I can't think of a reason it shouldn't work when clicking on a path, so I'm reporting as a bug.

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  7. Use of Asset Export panel modifies existing SVG when closing without saving changes

    When using the Asset Export panel in Illustrator, if an SVG is exported with the same name as the currently open file, when that file is closed without saving changes, the existing file is modified.

    Specifically, a <metadata> element is added to the SVG, which results in unexpected behaviour when trying to use the SVG in an HTML document for example.

    This is part of my current workflow because Illustrator creates better SVG exports than XD. Therefore I am exporting an SVG from XD, then opening it in, and re-exporting it from, Illustrator. Every time I repeat that process, I…

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  8. Illustrator & Mohave

    I performed the upgrade to Mojave 10.14 yesterday from High Sierra. Now I am dealing with some really strange & frustrating Finder & Adobe CC behavior. "An unexpected error occurred (error code -8011)" when I try to rename files in Finder.

    Illustrator, instead of saving over my open working files, is generating new file versions named in numerical order -without my doing- and I am unable to change these filenames after closing them all and renaming them in Finder. And it sometimes skips a save, too. For example, when I hit Save in Illustrator, new file appears named "Filename 1.ai,…

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    Illustrator version 22 is not supported on macOS 10.14 (Mojave).
    Please upgrade to version 23 to see if it resolves the issue.

    the error as seen in screenshot is form Apple Os, you may want to contact them to resolve finder issues

  9. 3D Extrude and Bevel - Rough color transitions

    The 3D extrude and bevel doesn't seem to handle transitions between curved surfaces and straight surfaces well. There's a very rough color transition in the resulting 3D render where one would expect a smooth transition. See attached for an example.

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  10. Saving as PDF includes Illustrator layers when "Create Acrobat Layers from Top-Level Layers" is turned off

    I often iterate ideas on multiple layers, then use the "Save as PDF" option to export a clean version with inactive/hidden layers omitted using "Create Acrobat Layers from Top-Level Layers" de-activated.

    However, I have noticed recently that when I re-open PDF files saved in this manner, the hidden Illustrator layers are still present, when the hidden data should have been omitted from the PDF.

    Please correct this, as it's causing Illustrator to generate PDF files that are larger than they need to be, with the inclusion of hidden layers, which may also include reference images and templates not needed in…

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  11. program not responding

    So I deleted my old version of Illustrator since Adobe kept sending warnings saying I was using a cracked version. So I went ahead and purchased the 1 year and now that the new Illustrator is installed, it just keeps freezing and saying program not responding. I liked the old version better plus it was already paid off

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  12. Selector tool glitch — element selected and deselected at once

    Sometimes, elements will incorrectly be deselected, getting them into a strange state where they are seen as unselected in the layers panel, but being displayed as selected on the canevas. Most operations will not affect it (move and scale), but some, including align, will produce strange, incoherent results. It either stops at random or does not, needing a restart of Illustrator to be able to resume editing.

    It has happened multiple times already over the last weeks, and I cannot see a pattern to it's occurence. Just now it happened while navigating the history where elements were being grouped/ungrouped and…

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  13. QTWebEngine Page on MAC

    Hi,

    I have a plugin created for Adobe Illustrator CC 2017/2018.
    In the plugin I have a panel which acts as a container for a QTWebEngine page.
    The page consist of several text boxes where I can enter text.
    I can perform basic operations like cut/copy/paste/selection on windows but I am unable to perform these actions on Mac (Os El Capitan).
    What I observed is that on windows clipboard will allow saving text on pressing Ctrl+C/X/V but on MAC whenever I press Command+C/X/V on Illustrator, it is trying to invoke Edit menu for Cut Copy Paste and the control goes…

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  14. svgz file got an error in brouser

    Hi,
    I'm working on the latest version of Illustrator CC 2018 - 22.1.0 on windows 8.1 Pro, on a wacom graphics tablet.
    I recently got an error when I save svgz files. It is about a missing line code.
    In the first image are the setting that I have to make for saving the file, and in the second image is the error that I receive in browser.
    In the last image are setting whit which file work, but it ia to big.
    Until a few days ago I had no problem, now every file I save has this error.…

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  16. colour themes/swatches/window never work

    colour themes/swatches/window never work. Every time I try to do anything within the colour theme window I'm either asked to sign in when already signed in, or I try to create a theme and it 'saves' but doesn't actually do so, and afterward the theme window goes blank and I have to restart illustrator.

    And now instead of doing work I'm here writing this and researching alternatives to adobe products. The sign in thing is driving me nuts.

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  17. Not Responding every time PDF saved

    Every time I save my work as a PDF file my Illustrator freezes for up to 10 minutes at a time. This makes productivity EXTREMELY slow and frustrating!

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  18. 文字化け

    ver. 22.1, macOS 10.14 (Mojave)

    添付のスクリーンショットのように検索の部分の文字列が文字化けします。

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  19. macOS Mojave zoom in and out choppy

    MacBook Pro 2017 just upgraded to macOS Mojave and the zoom is slow to respond and the artboard moves all over the place. any short term fixes would be appreciated.

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  20. Libraries drop down doesn't allow me to select other libraries

    I can't click on other libraries from the one that's already showing. I click the drop down menu and I try to click another library, but nothing happens and I stay on the already selected library.

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