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Illustrator (Desktop) Bugs

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  1. Font name not suggested when typing in

    When I want to change a typeface to another and I start typing in the name, instead of loading a list of installed fonts related to the characters being typed, nothing happens. No suggestions loaded at all.

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    Need More Info  ·  Anish Kumar responded

    Hi Love,

    sorry to hear that you are facing this issue. Can you please click on the little rectangle in the font name (below search button) and see the option selected?

    If it is “Search First Work Only”, change it to “Search Entire Font Name” and it will solve the issue.

    Thanks
    Anish Kumar
    Illustrator Team

  2. Auto-sized Area text not resizing correctly

    Looks like someone didn't understand (or maybe I didn't explain well enough) what the issue was with this bug that was declined. So I have recorded a video to demonstrate the issue.

    Previous entry here:
    https://illustrator.uservoice.com/forums/601447-illustrator-bugs/suggestions/32016784--bug-area-text-with-auto-size-and-stroke-applied

    As before - Windows 7, Illustrator cc18

    Please follow steps in the video to recreate the bug which is causing area text boxes to extend beyond the artboard.

    2 votes

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  3. "New Document" window doesn't scale on Windows 10

    On Windows 10, the "New Document" window (reachable from the "Get Started" window by pressing "Create new...", for example) doesn't scale according to the scaling set in Windows display settings.
    Set to 250% (Windows recommendation), the window looks fine.
    Set to smaller values, the content doesn't fit in the frame. See attachment (200%).

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  4. PDF does not preserve Illustrator editing capabilities!!

    I upgraded two days ago to the new version of Illustrator. I've been saving PDFs with 'Preserve Illustrator Editing Capabilities' for years. Now when I do it, it's flattening the PDFs and not allowing editing as normal. It has totally ruined two of my complex files and I've lost hours of work.

    Has anyone else had this problem or know of a fix?

    So frustrating!

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  5. ARTBOARAD SELECTION and arrow tool in CC 2018

    I can't select and move vector graphics without this happening to my illustrator artboard (see screen catures), I can't move graphic elements without it shaking. I try zooming in and out - closing the document and illustrator and starting all over again, but it keeps happening over and over, I can't basically use the APP AT ALL.

    Everytime I try to select and element or move an element the whole APP almost goes into a malfunction!

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  7. Editing tabs in Paragraph Styles crashes Illustrator.

    Open attached tab_bug.ai file. Open the Paragraph Styles window. Edit the "Windfall back cover" style. Select the Tabs section. Move the tab to the right. Hit OK. Illustrator crashes.

    I've already reported this at https://illustrator.uservoice.com/forums/601447-illustrator-bugs/suggestions/31228633-demo-version-of-illustrator-crashes-constantly-de?tracking_code=a5435faf1626b3287df8c29b149793c7, but this is stripped down to the minimum possible case.

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    We have the fix available in the latest release. Please update Illustrator using Adobe Creative Cloud application to the latest build for version Illustrator CC 23.0.
    Please refer to our knowledge base FAQhttps://illustrator.uservoice.com/knowledgebase/articles/1844590 if you face difficulty in update.
    Or get in touch with us at any of the other support channels – https://helpx.adobe.com/support.html

    Warm Regards,
    Ashutosh Chaturvedi | Sr. Quality Engineering Manager – Illustrator
    Adobe. Make It an Experience.

  8. Show Tints/Shades menu issue

    Show Tints/Shades menu in color guide does not allow to select a color on a first click, most of times you have to click several times to select the color, and on my Cintiq 13 Companion it is almost impossible to do it with the stilus.

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  9. Can't assign keyboard shortcut to Properties panel

    It is not possible to assign a keyboard shortcut to the new Properties panel because it does not appear in the Edit>Keyboard Shortcuts dialogue.

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    Hi,

    This has been fixed in recent release. Please upgrade to latest version of Illustrator to get the fix.

    Thanks
    Anish Kumar
    Illustrator Team

  10. Embeded image in symbol

    I am using Adobe Illustrator CC 2018.

    I am using a symbol that has an embedded image in it. When I re-link the image and embed the new image it does not stay when the symbol is exited. The symbol will also not allow me to delete the embedded image.

    In previous versions of Illustrator once the image is embedded and the symbol exited, the image remains and is placed across all the symbols.

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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.

    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.

    Thanks
    Anish Kumar
    Illustrator Team

  12. some objects wont print

    I am running illustrator CC 2018 on windows 8.1
    When I print certain files certain objects will not print. I have attached an example of the result. When I print black and white it works. Another person in our company with the same update and similar computer is able to print with no problem. I was printing the same file fine before I updated to the 2018 version two days ago.

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  13. Blend Tool Preview Causing Illustrator to Save (?) and then Hang Forever (I assume)

    Blend Tool Preview Causing Illustrator to Save (?) and then Hang Forever (I assume)

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  14. Since updating Illustrator to CC 2018 it runs worse than before

    Illustrator lags, it crashes. Creative Cloud sucks. Looking to switch over to CorelDraw. That's all I have to say. I'm annoyed and frustrated with Adobe since switching to CC.

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  15. Cannot uncheck rubber band option

    Bug where in the preferences panel the rubber band option for the pen tool will not uncheck.

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  16. Got a black screen (WorkPlace)

    Dear Sir/Madam

    When i open Illustraitor, i got black screen work place, and I couldnt watch anything inside workplace, so could you please help me to solve this issue, thanks
    please find attached for this problem

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  17. Jagged edges and gohst dashed lines when exporting

    When exporting a dashboard to jpg or png some gohst white/yellowish outlines appear.
    I use plain color without outlines but the outlines appear while zooming in the screen and when I export the artwork. The problem seems to be related to black color

    Also, I used a plain dark red and it is exported as stripped lines fill .

    I attach examples of exported images. They were exported with the best quality. I updated the software today (november the 2nd 2017)

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  18. Name layer pop up panel appears twice

    On macOS 10.12.6, working with a Wacom. If you double-click on a layer to rename it and the panel pops up to rename, clicking OK doesn't get rid of the panel. It re-appears a second time.

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    Please accept my sincere apology for the inconvenience.
    If you are still facing this issue, 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.

  19. Can't preview artwork

    Hi, I can't preview any artwork. However I can see the layers and when I drag the file, i can see the preview. Once i release the mouse, it turns black again.

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  20. Zoom options in View menu items have completely wrong labels

    There's an absolutely bizarre off-by-two error in the View menu in Illustrator CC 22.0 that I just noticed while working on something today.

    When initially starting Illustrator CC 22.0, the "Fit All in Window" and "Actual Size" items in the View menu have the correct labels (see attachment zoomoptscorrect.png). However, once a file has been opened, these menu items are assigned completely wrong labels, which should belong to the items two spaces lower in the menu — "Hide Edges" and "Hide Artboards", respectively (see zoomoptswrong.png).

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