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  1. Crash with AI Files and link broken

    When i opening a files ai who have broken links with a files on a another not connected hard drive, illustrator CC 2019 crash and i can't opening this files, but with a another pc and another version i delete the missing links and when i've try again to open it on my pc it's working again.

    so i think it's when a fils have a broken links that crash the software.

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  2. CC 2019 hangs/crashes on quitting on Windows

    Everything was fine until i signed out and singed in again the subscription license 2 weeks ago, on my Windows 7 system.
    Each time when i try to close Illustrator, it hangs. I tried the following, but does not work:
    - sign out and sign again the license
    - clean prefs and reinstall

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  3. Glyph selection panel shows low resolution / blurry in Illustrator 23.0 on scaled UI

    Once you scale the UI or when the application auto scales Glyph panel based on resolution. the elements in the panel look blurry

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    We have added this issue to our backlog. Meanwhile Please use the UI scaling preferences to scale down UI to low value and resolve the issue.

  4. Legacy shape-drawing functionality is missing

    I do not want "smart" shapes by default. My biggest gripe is that one cannot easily draw shapes in rapid succession. For example, if I draw a circle and immediately want to draw another, say, centered around the anchor point of the previous, I have to CMD+SHIFT+A to deselect the previous shape. Otherwise the shape tool is no longer a shape tool but a TRANSFORM tool.

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    You can switch off the bounding box and smart widgets by pressing shortcut Cmd + Shift + B and can use the drawing tools as legacy tools.
    You can also select View→Hide bounding box for the same.

    For reverting back to current state again press the same shortcut or select View → Show bounding box

    Hope this would help achieving your workflow.

  5. CC font preview not working any more

    When I start typing a font name in the character box I used to get the related font preview pop up , this no longer works at all and is very irritating

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  6. Save for Web

    Hi,

    This problem has persisted for a long time. On the image I have attached you can see that there is a vertical white line to left of the red square. When exporting the white line is still there – the only way to avoid it is to have the graphics stretched beyond the artboard before exporting.

    Why has this never been fixed??

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  7. update

    Come on now! I am in AI and open a file to work on when a popup appears telling me that a new version of AI is available. However, when the update 'button' is selected nothing happens! There used to be a check for updates under Help yet that does not exist anymore. When it did exist it worked. So what is gong on now? More frustration with AI!

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  8. Illustrator v23.0.1 will not open files from the desktop action. Must open via Open Menu.

    I'm having a minor problem opening AI files from the desktop with this new version. It won't show the document, and only shows the launch screen, and there I see the icon for my document, but even when clicking on that it won't load. I have to quit AI, relaunch and from there open my document via Illustrator's Open menu.

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  9. PDF export no longer represents brushes used correctly

    I have used some vector brushes in illustrato (see highlights). When file saved as a pdf the brushes no longer correctly represent what's in the file, they seem to lose a lot of their transparency. I sell the mentioned brushes on exchange (HighlightsandShadows Brushes) as well so I would like this fixed. Both viewing the pdf file and opening in ai show the wrong results.
    This problem has occurred since upgrading both mac os and illustrator to latest

    However if i open the ai file in shop it looks as it should.

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  10. Right click on layers + Layer group shortcut don't work

    Both me and my colleagues have that Illustrator is NON-RESPONSIVE every few days when it comes to shortcut keys and other UI related controls, like right clicking layers. Try and group a few layers when you can't use shortcuts or right click 'm.

    Today I've spent the better part of the day trying to fix this, since it makes work near impossible.

    I've restarted app, restarted PC, restarted app without prefs, updated app, restarted app and PC again, deleted prefs file (rename to OLD) and what not.

    I expected it wouldn't last the entire day.
    Well ... I expected this…

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  11. Possible Bug - Crop Image Auto Resizing Crop Box in New CC Illustrator 2019

    I'm not sure if this is a bug, or just a poorly executed new feature, but in the new Illustrator CC 2019 when you have a raster image in the file and you go to "Crop Image" the crop marquee automatically changes to a random size and shape instead of remaining at the edges of the image. I'm not sure if there is some hidden feature where it is trying to automatically detect where you might crop the image to by detecting the image edges, but this is super annoying when you are trying to do something like just adjusting…

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    You are referring to the content aware crop feature: https://helpx.adobe.com/illustrator/using/whats-new.html#ContentAwareCrop

    To turn this feature off please visit the Preference dialog (CMD+K) and turn off “Enable Content Aware defaults”


    If I may suggest a workflow for you.
    1. Use linked images, they not only are fast but also save disk space.
    2. If you already have embedded images in your file, please use the unembed feature of Illustrator to export and link files automatically for you.
    3. All linked images have this feature of Edit Original where you can edit images in a software of your choice like Photoshop.
    4. If you have to share files to other users please make use of File menu>Package feature to collect everything including linked images and fonts in one directory.

  12. Image won't move.

    I am trying to move an image, but when I do it it opens up the multiselection tool.

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  14. change the art board crash

    When turning off the eye icon in the layers panel
    and try to change art board size its crash

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  15. New update is distorting character text

    I'm running Mac Mojave 10.14.1, and downloaded the latest CC 2019 update. I have used a paid for monogram font in illustrator for over 5 years with no issues until this recent download. Now there are distortions in several areas... Is there a fix for this??

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  16. Transparency Mask - PDF Processing BUG - Color Profiles

    Transparency Mask - PDF Processing BUG - Color Profiles

    Screen Shot 2018-11-09 at 10.10.25 AM.png
    Assigned Color Conversion

    Screen Shot 2018-11-09 at 10.08.19 AM.png

    Save As PDF
    Output Options
    - Color
    -- Color Conversion: No Conversion
    -- Profile Inclusion Policy: Include All Profiles

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  17. Illustator CC 2019 is low res!

    Illustator CC 2019 is low res! All icons big.
    Not InDesign though

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  18. can't read pdf in acrobat pro dc, created in illustrator CC 2019, since update

    can't read pdf in acrobat pro dc created in illustrator CC 2019. Opens file but shows no content. Illustrator some times struggles to open ai files, very slow.
    Model Name: MacBook Air
    Model Identifier: MacBookAir5,2
    Processor Name: Intel Core i7
    Processor Speed: 2 GHz
    Number of Processors: 1
    Total Number of Cores: 2
    L2 Cache (per Core): 256 KB
    L3 Cache: 4 MB
    Memory: 8 GB
    Boot ROM Version: MBA51.00F8.B00
    SMC Version (system): 2.5f9
    Serial Number (system): C02HX379F57J
    Hardware UUID: 605CDB5B-A377-5A89-AECE-064496379592
    macOS 10.13.6 High Sierra

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  19. Creative Cloud Libraries can't add multiple swatches

    I used to be able to click one swatch in my CC libraries and shift click another and right click and add all colors to my document swatches. This option has dissappered and now I have to right click each color and add to my document swatches one at a time.

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  20. Randomly deletes recent changes.

    Latest version is extremely buggy. Randomly jumps back two steps in the undo queue, erasing entirely all work. Redo does not work.

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