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  1. color on screen looks different if cmyk or spot

    this is a problem i found in illustrator, indesign and photoshop cc.
    i create a gradient, say from 100% to 0% of cyan (c100 m0 y0 k0). (the color is not important)
    than i create another gradient, from 100% to 0% of cyan (c100 m0 y0 k0), but spot color.
    than i active 'overprint preview'.
    on screen, the 2 color look different, and it's wrong.
    we have the same color, the same gradient, so it MUST look the same.

    5 votes

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  2. Asset Export panel list view trims filenames to approx 24 characters

    Asset Export list view should show full file name or clip to panel width. As it stands, my file names are being trimmed even though there is plenty of room to show the full name.

    3 votes

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  3. Dotted line stroke defaults to 0 dash 1000 gap

    BUG:
    Dotted line stroke defaults to 0 dash 1000 gap.
    Illustrator 22.0.1
    Trying to make a dotted (circles) line (2 pt. line with rounded caps) with 0 stroke and 3 gap.
    Defaults to 0 dash 1000 gap.

    2 votes

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  4. Can't expand toolbar icons

    Working in 22.0.1 on Mac OS 10.12.6, I can no longer expand a tool to use a hidden alternate, unless I use a keyboard shortcut. When holding down on the mouse button to select, nothing happens.

    4 votes

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  5. freezing after using brush tool

    seems like this program is not going to work, just updated after being away from PC for 3 months (for work). Using brush tool freezes program. can use hot keys to change mouse, also can save. But can not move canvas, zoom in/out or continue painting.

    windows 10 64 bit.
    illustrator 22.0

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  6. CMYK values changes

    On opening existing file and embedded profile mismatch, selecting "Convert doument's colors to the working space". will change K=100% to black defined in all CMYK values.
    However opening the file keeping embeeded profile and hereafter assign the profile keeps the values intact

    5 votes

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  7. Export As SVG with 0 decimals fails in handling closed bezier curves

    When using “Export for Screens…” or “Export As…” for exporting an SVG and setting the number of decimals to 0, the exporter succeeds in encoding primitives like rects, ellipses, circles and polygons, using only integers for their coordinates – but when your artwork contains any closed bezier curves (e.g. drawn with the pen tool or derived from a font) the resulting path elements will look something like <path d="M0,0Z"/> or <path d="M0,0H0M0,0H0M0,0H0M0,0H0M0,0H0M0,0H0M0,0Z"/>

    What’s surprising about the bug is that the export of non-closed bezier curves works just fine.

    Steps to reproduce:
    - Create a new Illustrator file
    - Draw a custom…

    4 votes

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  8. Color cracking after update..

    1. version 22.0.1
    2. (After update new version) when I move object or screen(use Hand tool), colors are cracking like attached files...
    3 votes

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  9. Bad precision of the mouse/cursor

    I am using Illustrator CC2018 on a MAC OX Sierra.

    There is a huge issue with the precision of the cursor. It is super shaky, keeps on appearing/disappearing. It's worst when you hit Alt, cmd, or space. I can't see the tools I am using, for example, the cursor is always black, even if I am using the white cursor ( "A" tool).
    This is really annoying, even more when I try to work with my Intuos pen and tablet... It is simply impossible.
    Am I the only one experiencing that ?

    5 votes

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  10. Units constantly auto resets to inches on every new document no matter how many times the preferences are set to point.. This bug needs a f

    The most current version of Illustrator auto resets to inches for units with every new document created. I have set preferences for points, quit Illustrator and relaunched to create a new document and preferences default back to inches. This is a bug that needs a fix.

    3 votes

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  11. file does not keep imported and applied paragraph styles after saving the file

    1. Illustrator 16.0.4 (CS6) Mac OS 10.11.6
    2. After applying imported paragraph styles, I can save the file, but when reopening the style effects have gone. Tried to erase the preferences etc. but it reappears not immediately, but after two or three steps for sure... What can I do?
    2 votes

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  12. Charts and Graphs: x-axis number values shift when revising data in a bar graph

    When reconfiguring a bar chart with new data (as opposed to creating a new chart), the values at the bottom x-axis will shift on their y-axis, or in other words, their baseline will shift.

    5 votes

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  13. Dropdown menu cut off

    When trying to interact with the drop down menus those that are particularly long (and by that I mean it takes up the whole length of the screen) I can't access any features below the cut off. The most problematic instance of this phenomenon is in Windows drop-down because it cuts off at Pathfinder. The list goes in alphabetical order which means I can no longer access my swatch panel. I can't add it to me workspace. This is the same for all work panels after pathfinder; symbols, stroke, transparency, and so on.

    I'm working with Adobe Illustrator CC 2017…

    3 votes

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  14. 3 votes

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  15. 1 vote

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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.

    Thanks
    Anish Kumar
    Illustrator Team

  16. Using Tab to advance to next dialog box field only works occasionally

    Editing text in latest Illustrator (immediately after update)... can't tab between font-size and leading fields - I can get it to work momentarily by closing the box and trying again, but the big returns the next time I try to edit text.

    1 vote

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    Please accept my sincere apology for the inconvenience. 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.

    Thanks
    Anish Kumar
    Illustrator QE

  17. Illustrator CC 2018 (Mac) Crashes Affects ALL CC Programs

    illustrator CC2018 crashes about every third or fourth time I "Save AS" an EPS. Freezes immediately AND freezes any open CC programs. Have to Force Quit all to restart each. This is getting old, fast.

    2 votes

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  18. There is not enough memory available to process the appearance of an object

    1. Ai 22.0.1
    2. Launch AI, create a new document OR open an old one

    This error appears with ther first opened document only.

    2 votes

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  19. placed images resolution wrong

    When you place a 300ppi .jpeg or .png into illustrator it shows at 72ppi.
    When you place the same image but saved in .psd it shows correctly at 3000ppi

    5 votes

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  20. Saving issue - the error box pops up...

    I was using CC 2017 and went to save my file and a box popped up that said

    "This printer driver is not supported by Illustrator"

    I clicked okay and it let me go back to working. When I went to save again the same thing popped up. I updated to CC 2018 and when the program opened this same message popped up.

    It seems to still let me work in the program, but when I go to save the screen goes black and freezes the program for about 20-30 seconds

    5 votes

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