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  1. Vector Shapes Arent Sharp on Hp Envy, But are On iMac

    Im working from a HP Envy x360 i7 laptop. My vector shapes are very blurred around its edges, but when I load the document on a iMac computer they are sharp. Any idea what the issue could be?

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    Most likely cause would be graphics driver on your machine. Please upgrade graphics drivers to see it resolves the issue. If it still does not. Please get in touch with us at sharewithai@adobe.com or 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.

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    Ashutosh Chaturvedi | Sr. Quality Engineering Manager – Illustrator

  2. AI 18 won't launch

    I upgraded to the new AI18 from CC and it fails to launch on startup. It fails at the point it is initializing the plug-ins. I am using a Surface Pro 2 with Windows 10. AI17 worked fine and reinstalled and it still works. Any help would greatly be appreciated.

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  3. Wacom tablet settings are completely overlooked at not applied. I have an Intuos 4 and the assigned buttons are not being recognizd.

    make sure the assigned buttons to a program for the wacom tablet interface work as assigned and not overlooked by the program.

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  4. Save command does not include latest edits

    Illustrator 2018. First day using this and its extremely buggy, while working on a drawing, everytime I hit save it takes the file back several steps (like a shortcut for multiple undo's). What makes this even more annoying is that you cannot access any redo. Its as though hitting save deletes the latest memory cache of the changes you've made in the previous 10 minutes.

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  5. UI Not Scaling Down

    After updating to the 2018 version of Illustrator, I found that the UI wasn't scaling to the proper resolution. I expected it to be proper & have smaller buttons & such. In reality, all of the tools & toolbars are bloated like it's scaled to 200%.

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  6. Text is broken up when layered on top of any other object. Prints fine.

    Text is broken up when layered on top of any other object. Prints fine.

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    Please get in touch with us at sharewithai@adobe.com or any of the other support channels.
    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.

  7. Illustrator CC 2018 V22 bounding box/ changed file but not saved symbol

    The bounding box dissapear when moving screen with SPACE, and A STAR symbol not appearing after modifying object

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  8. right click menu option silliness

    Why, when i right click on an object to bring up the menu and go to a submenu that has an arrow pointing to the right, the submenu opens up on the left? It has done this since i upgraded from CS6 and seems silly... the only time it opens in the direction of the arrow is if you are working on something on the left side of monitor... which is also silly since i prefer to work more or less in the wide open areas of my monitor ;)

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  9. Error on Launch: "There is no disk in the drive" -

    I figured out that I only get this error when my USB3 memory card reader is connected to my computer, but it is ridiculous. I have to click cancel 30+ times in rapid succession and then Illustrator will launch, but I can't find ANYWHERE in Illustrator that is referencing my E:/ drive - HELP!

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  10. The file saved in eps (cs 2) format in CS 6 can not be opened from CS 2.

    The file saved in eps (cs 2) format in CS 6 can not be opened from CS 2.

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  11. Copy and paste object values error

    9 times out of ten when I copy and paste a simple object like the one on this art board, it pastes as the objects text values. It is really annoying.

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  12. Placing images file then locking layers

    21.1.0 64bit

    Bug Report

    I can always replicate this. Here's how.

    1. create a new document

    2. go to file-place and select multiple image files

    3. before clicking to place images, create new layer and lock all other layers

    4. Click anywhere and it will place your image on a locked layer in the corner of the art board instead of on your new layer in the location of your click.

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  13. Illustrator keeps opening its self, even after I close it/force quit it.

    I used it to open a PNG file accidentally, and tried to force quit it immediately. but it just kept opening its self, even after I let it load fully, and then quit it.

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  14. Artboard list drops off when saving

    With multiple artboards setup. "Save a copy" to EPS and select "Use Artboards" Select "all".

    EPS's export fine, artboards still in there, but artboard listing drops all but top artboard. If you click around a bit, they re-appear.

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  15. Kerning information in character panel not displaying correctly

    Illustrator 21.1.0 (64 bit)

    Create a text box with some text, set kerning to Auto
    Create another text box with some text, set kerning to Optical.

    Select first text box, the kerning will display as auto but on the drop down menu optical is ticked.

    The drop down menu will always display the last used option as ticked, regardless of what the current selection is set at.

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  16. Rendering and performance issue

    Terrible!!! It generate non stop file can not be displayed not enough memory! there is enough memory on my iMac also no other application running at the time! it can not even run a simple vector line ...not even huge! its only 24" x 18''!!!!!

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  17. Zooming malfunction when switching between windows.

    This occurs when I have multiple documents open in tabs. When I switch between tabs and scroll to zoom, it zooms in the previously opened tab, but not the current one. If I click within the document, then I can start zooming normally again.

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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.

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  19. Simple drawing of shapes, and moving them (HS)

    CC 2017.1.0 (21.1.0)
    Lauch Illustrator
    Click a new document
    Draw square, Draw another, try moving them, the cursor sticks, and then dragging get's confusing, and lag happens

    GPU disabled, from Bug Notice.

    TRYING TO WORK HERE

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  20. popups

    remove the popups and web links ! this slows down the boot and static illustrator screen

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    Please get in touch with us at any of the other support channels – 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.

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