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  1. Illustrator File Loading Problem

    When opening a file Illustrator makes the program window really small then loads the entire file before giving the error message "Not enough room for the document to open" this is extraordinarily inefficient and very embarrassing when sitting with a client, especially seeing as though they are being charged for the time!

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  2. Start-up speed

    Illustrator takes 7 seconds to launch on an M.2 SSD - as I have to relaunch the application multiple times during the day to improve performance and reset a number of bugs, this is not really a speedy enough launch time and it needs improving.

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  3. illustrator 2018 crash

    illustrator 2018 crashes when I try to make a pattern. I'm using a 2017 macbook pro.

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  4. Zoom issue

    When zooming in from 3200% to 6400% or more, this line starts acting weird. The stroke should not be outside of the path line, but it seems like it's having a rendering issue or something. Seems like it might be a problem only when previewing on CPU. I switched to GPU preview and it's fine, but if I switch back it looks like the attachment

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  5. no es posible establecer el numero máximo de archivos que se deben abrir

    Al abrir mi Illustrator me aparece un mensaje de error "no es posible establecer el numero máximo de archivos que se deben abrir illustrator", esto ocurrió de un día a otro, el día anterior lo cerré normalmente, apagué mi mac y al día siguiente al abrir el programa me apareció ese mensaje.

    ¿Que debo hacer?

    Necesito ayuda!

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  6. panel stuck under menubar

    When Ai is displayed on a secondary monitor, if that second monitor is off and than on again, all properties panel moved back to the primary display, some of them being stuck under the Mac OS menubar--where it becomes impossible to move the panels again. Fixes include choosing a fresh unused workspace, but repeating the sequence damages that workspace. Also workspaces saved while using a second monitor don't honor that layout when selected again.
    Please fix! Thank you.

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  7. White #777777 Being grey ?

    White #777777 being grey ?? capture here : https://cl.ly/2f1O0Q1f1T45
    color mode RVB

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  8. Fit to selected art bug

    System, Mac high Sierra 10.13.4
    Adobe release 22.1

    The program is not making the first choice. If not, I try to choose again.

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  9. Inaccurate paths

    Good day

    Before the big update back in 2017, Illustrator's paths were very accurate in terms of using pathfinder tools and intense zooming in. I'm not sure what the new updates were, but it's frustrating.

    Attached are screenshots of what I'm talking about. I punched 2 objects (namely black colour and green colour), using the exact same ellipse that I copied and pasted in front. I used to do this all the time, but with better results. Now it's as if it purposely goes out of the accuracy it once had. I'm zoomed in all the way with these screenshots.

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  10. variable

    Hello,

    I use an illustrator file with variables with 100 datasets.

    Problem: when switching through datasets via the small triangle buttons recently gives strange popup "the actual values are not captured and will be deleted when switching , continue?" - was not the case before!! i never had this message since 1 year and i nothing changed, apart from the content of the variables.

    When clicking button "ok" the next dataset is shown without problem. The problem is that i cannot make a batch processing any more, because this useless message needs to be clicked every time.

    I dont understand…

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    Please accept my sincere apology for the inconvenience. Looks like the current values in the document that are linked to variable are updated and not captured in new data set. Try capturing new data set and then switch.
    If this doesn’t solve your problem,
    Please get in touch with us at any of the other support channels – https://helpx.adobe.com/support.html . we will need someone to look into your machine to figure out what is going on here.

  11. crashing, will not open at all

    Cannot get illustrator to open. Latest version.

    Crash report attached

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    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.

    I do have one suggestion – please reset preferences and try again. Found the following in your crash report.

    terminating with uncaught exception of type dvacore::filesupport::eof_error: Error reading past end of file: ‘/Users/bradharris/Library/Preferences/Adobe Illustrator 22 Settings/en_US/WSMgrCfg/WSMgrCfg’
    abort() called

  12. move tool

    gray thing appears when I move the object

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  13. "Save as SVG" exports mojibake-parttern-ID when it contains CJK character

    Illustrator CC 2018 (v22.1) on Windows 7

    When I save the attached document as SVG in any setting, the stripe patterns had gone completely. I checked up the exported SVG file and noticed the pattern ID defines itself correctly, but actual tag id referenced by "xlink:href" attribute is a wrong mojibake-ID.

    And I know this will not happen when use "Export for Screen". It export correctly, but not scriptable. I think it very strange...

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  14. Adobe Illustrator CC 2017 and Roland Cutstudio Plug-In Issue

    Hi all,

    I'm having great difficulties with Adobe Illustrator CC 2017 and using the Roland Cutstudio Plug-In on both Windows 7 64-bit and Mac OS Sierra 10.13.2.

    I have tried to install it both with the Adobe Creative Cloud HTML and also with Anistasy's Extension Manager. While the extension does appear, when I click on Print to Output I receive this message:

    Cutstudio is not found. If cutstudio is not installed, please install it. If cutstudio has never run, please run it. Then restart Adobe Illustrator.

    This error message only appears on the Windows 7 PC, I can confirm drivers…

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    Please contact Cutstudio support and check for compatibility with Illustrator version. Additionally, CC 2017 was not supported on 10.13 and we have fixed lot of compatibility issues with CC 2018

  15. I cannot open my illustrator almost nine months,and I tried every suggestions,I need refund.

    I cannot open my illustrator almost nine months,and I tried every suggestions,I need refund.

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  16. jagged vector overlay issues

    when I "transparent" overlay two vector objects, the art appears jagged as shown in attached. I've tried cmyk and RGB. I am using most recent OS, High Sierra 10.13.4

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  17. Restart every 1 min to fix a bug – Illustrator Font Panel Bug

    Adobe Illustrator always show the default font Myriad Pro no matter which typeface/font you are using. Also Fonts and weights that you are using disappear from the dropdown of the font.

    The only way of fixing it is to restart illustrator every 1 min.

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  18. Align to artboard not working for svgs added through File/Place

    I added an svg to use (with File/Place) and wanted it to be centered. After clicking to align to artboard and clicking the Horizintal Align Center button it never actually centers. It moves a bit each click until it stops working all together (almost parabolic as seen in the attached gif).

    Everything worked fine on objects created from within that file

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  19. Slow on iMac

    I have just bought a new iMac Retina 5K 27-inch (2017) with i5 3,4 processor, 16 gb of Ram, Raedon Pro 570 with 4 GB.

    Illustrator is very very slow... the files I have are simple vector only with no effects and simple paths. The files are local.

    I have a low spec 5 year old pc laptop, the files run better on that...
    Please help!

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  20. Illustrator Distortion of Template and final art

    Yesterday morning or 3 prepress PC opened a billboard template, and it appeared distorted (Sketch Look). We checked all preferences and setting in both Illustrator and Windows and found no problems. Had artist build the billboard anyway. When the art was checked the numbers on the top and sides of the board extended beyond the live and bleed area. When doubled clicked on they came back within normal parameters. We check all Billboard templates with the other 3 prepress PCs and had no issues with the templates. Last night uninstalled and re-installed illustrator. The problem still exists. If I get…

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