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  1. Problem merging dates from CSV into graph

    When merging data into an Illustrator file to create a batch of bar graphs based on a group of CSV files, numerical dates merge into the graph data as numbers with decimals instead of dates. A 6/30/16 date merges into Illustrator as 6.00 and 12/31/16 becomes 12.00, so every date with the same month appears the same. This also messes up the graph, leaving the chart with two categories instead of one of the data columns being assigned to the x-axis.

    This includes when dates are formatted (in Excel) as text, and when the dates include hyphens or periods instead…

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  2. Let's fix Adobe's attitude!

    Recently seeing this thread on Illustrator performance really irked me.

    11 replies to a topic with users in agreeance, and yet Admin says "Nothing actionable"

    Really???

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    Unless we get specefic actionable items it will not be possible for us to correct. Performance can be due to variety of reason a file type , a particular type of object on the file (e.g. a large raster), some interference with software that interfere with our event etc… Please help us to help you.

    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.

  3. Slow Saving of PDF to Network Share

    Whne trying to save PDF's to a network share the save time varies from instant to nearly 30 seconds. The size of the file does not matter, something small can hang with nearly the same chance of something large. The network share is gig e and the server and SAN are brand new and quite powerful. This issue only happens in Illustrator, no other program both Adobe and other vendor has this issue.

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  4. Not responsonding

    Every time I am working in Illustrator & switch to a different app, Illustrator will hang when I return causing me to wait prior to returning to my work. So, for example if I am working on an illustration then go to google chrome to look at something online then return to my work in Illustrator it will hang & become unresponsive for a little bit of time (1 - 2 minutes) after waiting I can continue to work . I have already followed the steps outline by Adobe (found here: https://helpx.adobe.com/illustrator/kb/optimize-illustrator-performance-windows.html) to increase performance within the app &…

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  5. Illustrator CC 2018, will not print after recent upgrade.

    Microsoft 10, Illustrator CC 2018, will not print after recent upgrade.
    Photoshop does and all other programs will print.
    What can I do to fix it or do you need to fix the bug.

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  6. import png from Photoshop or Capto results in an invisible link

    Illustrator CC 22.1, OSX 10.13.6

    When importing a .png or .jpeg from photoshop or as a screen capture from Capto, the link appears in the links panel, but is invisible on the art board or the paste board. If you click go to link in the links panel, it takes you an extremity on the pasteboard, but the link is not visible and cannot be selected.

    Expected result, to see the .png on the art board. When searching for link on pasteboard, that it would be visible.

    Actual result, link is not visible anywhere, but appears in link palette.

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  7. Opening document

    When opening an older document illustrator opens the wrong file at random.

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  8. Artboard

    When copying one art board and saving PDF. The PDF will sometimes save a extra page automatically. Can easily be fixed in adobe acrobat by deleting the extra copied pages but wish I didn't have to do that in first place.

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  9. Can't export png file macOS 10.13.6

    1. Details of your operating system and version of Adobe Illustrator Use artboard "Save for web" or "Export to PNG" both failed

    GPU Info:
    Illustrator Version: 22.1.0
    OpenGL Version: 4.1 INTEL-10.36.19
    Number of Displays: 1
    Number of Drivers: 1
    Vendor: Intel Inc.
    Renderer: Intel(R) Iris(TM) Graphics 650
    ActiveDriverIndex: 0
    Driver[0] Name: Intel(R) Iris(TM) Graphics 650
    Driver[0] Adapter RAM: 1536
    DefaultEnableGPU: 1

    1. The steps you were taking when you experienced the issues
      Open bug.ai then export png

    2. Your expected result
      No error, PNG export properly

    3. Your actual result
      Error dialog show while preview

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  10. Artistic effects converting artwork to black

    Attempting to apply any Effects>Effect Gallery will render the vector artwork into black and white. Thinking it was a Pantone conflict, I've tried conversion to CMYK with same results.

    piffle.

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  11. Illustrator CC 2018 (Mac)

    I am using Illustrator CC 2018 (Mac). For some reason, the program crashes frequently when I am opening .AI document.
    Any ideas on what is going on? I really need to fix this before next Friday. Thanks.

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  12. PDF file with Opacity Mask using a 1-Bit tiff when Exporting PNG with Anti-Aliasing TURNED OFF does not render correctly.

    BUG: When exporting a PDF file as a PNG containing an Opacity Mask made with a 1-Bit tif file AND Anti-Alias turned off in the PNG Export options does not render correctly. The opacity mask is not WYSIWYG in the exported PNG file. The PNG file contains part of the mask information (from left to right).

    The same issue occurs when opening the same PDF file in Adobe Photoshop. If the Anti-aliasing is turned off the resulting PNG is incorrect (although the thumbnail in the PDF import screen IS correct.

    If Anti-aliasing is turned ON in either scenario the resulting…

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  13. new can not open

    new files can not open
    what I do

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  14. Strokes rendering with varying thicknesses

    When drawing strokes, often the curves and lines have varying thicknesses. This is not the normal issue that arises from normal pixelation from physical limitations of a monitor.

    The attachments show a zoomed in and out of the areas.

    OS: Windows 10 Pro 64 bit
    Built-In Memory: 32668 MB
    Adobe Illustrator 23.0

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  15. Drop shadow rendering/applying inaccurately

    BUG: Drop Shadow Effect is rendering or being applied inaccurately (see screenshot)

    This is constant between multiple files.

    OS: Windows 10 Pro 64 bit
    Built-In Memory: 32668 MB
    System Info:
    Adobe Premiere Pro CC 2019 13.0.0
    Adobe Premiere Pro CC 2019 13.0.0
    Adobe Premiere Pro CC 2019 13.0.0
    ExtendScript 2014/12/03-09:00:00 80.1 80.1
    Extensibility Library 2.0.0.51
    FilterPort 1.1 79.599148
    Microsoft® Windows® Operating System 10.0.17134.167
    International Components for Unicode 58, 2, 0, 0
    International Components for Unicode 58, 1, 0, 0
    International Components for Unicode 58, 2, 0, 0
    International Components for Unicode 2017/02/28-14:54:50 Build gtlib_11.0.22147
    International Components for Unicode 58, 2,…

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  16. Picking a colour from the Library, randomly opens the colour picker

    I've got a shared library with assets and colours to use in the work we're doing. When I have an object selected and I pick the colour from the library, it's 50/50 if the colour picker dialog box is going to open or not. I don't want it to open, I've clicked the colour I want to use, so why does it pop up and get in the way? Really annoying!!

    AI 22.1
    Windoze 10

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  17. Illustrator CC 2018 thinks the Creative Cloud Application isn't installed, can't access libraries in-app

    Trying to access Creative Cloud Libraries via the Illustrator in-app panel, shows message as in the attached image. I'm preeety sure CC is installed (as seen in image).

    Running:
    - Illustrator CC 2018 Ver. 22.1 (64-bit) (Latest)
    - Windows 10 Ver. 1803 (Latest)
    - Creative Cloud Ver. 4.6.0.384 (Latest)
    I saw someone mention graphics driver on a similar issue, GeForce Experience thinks I am on the latest driver.

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  18. Editing size of library element is broken: modifying canevas size in CC library object changes the object's scale in existing documents

    To replicate this, create a square with a fill and no stroke in a new document. Drag the square into the library panel to create a library element. Drag an instance of the library element you just created back into the document. You will have two identical squares, one which is just a plain square, the other which is a library element.

    Edit the library element and make it a different height. Save the changes and go back to the document. The library element is now not the same width as the original square, although you didn't edit that. If…

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  19. Properties of Placed Illustrator file

    I have a illustrator design file, I could able to place the file in another Illustrator design document, but when I read the properties of the placed object the "name" value shows empty.

    Consider this as a bug and fix in future release

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  20. Illustrator CC 2018 crashes, when process runs in Batch.

    I have a programmed a project that involves opening document, doing some changes, saving and closing the document. And again this process repeats on around 500 documents. Illustrator crashes.

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