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  1. pen tool game

    https://helpx.adobe.com/uk/illustrator/how-to/pen-tool-game.html

    This game has been a valuable resource for teaching Illustrator. However, the game has been broken now, and Adobe do not seem to care or register the problem.

    The resources you provide to teach and support products are an important part of the package. It does not look good to see such neglect of what was an excellent idea.

    I would even like to see more of these interactive learning experiences, as it is more engaging and useful than most other types such as videos.

    Obviously there is some maintenance of a web game, but it should be easy…

    2 votes

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  2. Opacity and Mask Define Knockout Shape - not working with GPU Preview

    Opacity and Mask Define Knockout Shape - This option does not work if GPU Preview is enabled.

    3 votes

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  3. Trackpad selection issue with High Sierra

    When selecting objects or drawing with any of the tools, Illustrator is not recognizing the trackpad release, so objects remain selected and the only way to deselect them is to Command-tab out of the application. I was able to duplicate this problem on my laptop as well. Appears to be related to the trackpad because the same issue doesn't appear to happen when I use a standard mouse.

    4 votes

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  4. Bug - Element Transparency not adjustable after setting transparency once.

    CC 2018
    Placing elements on pasteboard works fine. I adjusted the transparency of the element on layer to 40% over a red box. Now the element shows that transparency. If you try to revise the transparency the properties window shows the element at 100%. There is no way to adjust the transparency back to it's original 100% or know the current transparency.

    3 votes

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  5. 4 votes

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  6. With multiple selection, you have to wait before clicking on key object

    Illustrator CC 2018
    Windows 10

    With a multiple selection, if the last object you click is the one you want to align to, you have to wait a little bit before re-clicking to set it as key object, otherwise it will go into Isolation mode or Symbol edition mode (if it's a Symbol).

    1 vote

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  7. Problem selecting Text Area background with direct selection

    Illustrator CC 2018
    Windows 10

    When I want to select the background of a Text Area with the direct selection tool (white arrow), I can only do so by clicking on the edge or half a pixel inside it, or it will select the text (unless there's free space under the text, which doesn't happen if you the block is automatically resized).

    I have checked on Mac, you can click anywhere inside the box where there is no text (eg the end of any line if text aligned is left) to select the background.

    3 votes

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  8. tools panels disappeared.

    I've just updated the software and got a dialogue box that some preferences were missing, then the interface changed to the dark one (I opt for the lightest one) and then all my tools seem to have disappeared and I can't get them back. I've quit, reopened, and repeated after restarting but same problem so far exists.

    3 votes

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  9. Spelling mistake in the touchbar Arrange option

    On the newer MacBook Pros with touchbar, there's a spelling mistake if you go to the arrange option on the touchbar. It says "Bring Froward" instead of the usual: "Bring Forward"

    5 votes

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  10. Large Amounts of Text overrun text area, disregard justification

    I'm using Illustrator CC (2017).
    I am creating a 6'x4' poster, where a single text box holds the entire text of the Bible (~730,000 words) as a single string of text (regular spaces between words, but no paragraph returns) in Helvetica Neue Lt Std, 107 Extra Bold Condensed, 3 pt size with 2.7 pt leading, all caps, full justification, default hyphenation. I am using a text wrap around a compound object with a transparent fill to create a negative space in the midst of this text block (in my case, that compound object is text converted to a shape, so…

    9 votes

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    Under Review  ·  Anish Kumar responded

    Thanks for reporting this bug Illustrator Team really appreciate this.
    We are able to reproduce this issue in house and we are investigating it .

  11. Properties panel causing inconsistent tab group behaviour

    The new Properties panel has a fixed width. When it's in a tab group with panels that don't have a fixed width (eg. the Layers panel), the tab group exhibits different behaviours depending on whether the tab group is docked or free-floating.

    When the tab group is free floating, switching between the tabs causes the panel to change width according to each tab's setting, which is what you would expect. Eg. Go to the Layers tab and make the panel very wide. Switch to the Properties tab and the panel auto-shrinks. Switch back to the Layers panel and the width…

    7 votes

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  12. loop glitch

    when i draw a loop (or any curved line) with my wacom pen or mouse there is a 50% chance a weird ( I really dont know how to describe it, photos attached) extra color area and if I outline the stroke it stays that way. I just want a regular old stroke to stay the width I chose for it. its very time consuming to go through every loop and tweak it just slightly so the extra stuff goes away.

    i'm using illustrator cc 22.1 on an imac 10.13.3 but had the problem before on my old macbook pro…

    1 vote

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  13. Ctrl+F

    Antigamente, o ctrl+F (colar no local) colava a forma no mesmo local independentemente da camada ou artboard. Hoje ele cola apenas na mesma camada na qual foi recortado ou copiado. Isso é muito ruim pois temos que direcionar para a camada desejada manualmente. Acho que isso é um bug visto que a função perde o sentido.

    3 votes

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  14. Eyedropper wants to convert everything to text color?

    I have several elements that need to be colored the same way. After coloring the first one, I'm trying to color pick it to color the others... only as soon as I hover over the previously colored object a T appears next to the eyedropper and it colors the object black, regardless of the color I click on with the tool.

    There is NO text on the page!

    I cannot find anything that addresses this problem, and I'm wasting a lot of time trying to figure it out.

    2 votes

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  15. Smart guides does not align to compound shapes.

    Smart guides do not align to compound shapes.

    3 votes

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  16. Image Trace Preview doesn't work

    Image Trace window lets you adjust advanced preferences (color county, angle threshold etc.) When I tick the "preview" box, then image traces according to my selected preferences. But after un-ticking the box it does not return to a normal rasterized image.

    5 votes

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  17. Vectors disappearing

    When working on art-boards with a lot of vectors, not all of them show up. It's as if it can't handle working with that many.

    4 votes

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  18. CC降存CS3工作區域不見

    自升級為CC2018後,將檔案降存為CS3版本後,再開啟CS3版的檔案時,原本的工作區域會只剩下工作區域1,其他都只剩工作區域參考線,這是以前未出現的問題。
    1)而後嘗試改回CC2017還是有一樣的問題。
    2)CC2018降存CS6並無此問題。

    4 votes

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  19. .TIF are distorted when placed and rotated in AI

    There is a bug in Illustrator 22.0.1 that distorts placed .tif files that are rotated. It is not just a display issue, but actually distorts the placed .tif image when I export my art to all file types. Attached is a before and after screen shot of what I am experiencing, using a bitmap .tif as a texture placed over my vector art. The two .tif files are the same, one just rotated 90°.

    3 votes

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  20. Pixelated/low Anti Aliasing problem with curved paths

    Not really a GPU bug since it also happens with GPU turned off. But as you can see on the attachment, whenever I draw a curved path in Illustrator it turns out very pixelated/low Anti Aliasing.

    4 votes

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