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  1. Adding a workspace crashes Illustrator

    Illlustrator CC 2018 - build 22.01

    Document with 5 A4 workspaces side by side, adding a new A4 workspace makes Illustrator crash immediately. No saving, no warning no nothing ...
    The only way I can find is making a new dociument with the number of pages you need and copy the artwork. Good luck if you have several layers, and you have to redo everything if you need one more page.

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  2. PDF size is extremely large

    Adobe Illustrator CC 2018 version

    When I save a file as PDF or even the original Ai. format the file becomes extremely large. This started to occurred after the latest update. The file contains 2 small artboards with a little bit of text (not much) and a few small icons, its 43 MB! it should be 10 MB or less.

    The same happens when saving as PDF with (Illustrator default settings) File is TOO big, even if I change the settings of the PDF, it might drop to 15 MB.

    2 votes

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  3. Can´t save an open document!!

    When I try to save an open document, AI say´s it can´t save as the file is open.

    Well, obviously it is open, as I am working on it!

    I have to rename the file. Then when I try to save the new file, same thing happens and I have to keep renaming files if I want to save my work.

    Surely this is a bug.

    Is this happening to anyone else??!

    2 votes

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  4. Can't make a copy of existing line

    Illustrator 22.0.1 (64-bit) Windows 10

    I had a vertical line I wanted to move and copy. I tried dragging it with the alt key pressed and it only moved without making a copy. I tried the Move dialog and clicked the Copy button and it again only moved wihout leaving a copy.

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  5. Layer Options Color Changes/Problem

    I use Illustrator on an iMac. With the upgrade to CC 2018, the following happened:
    1) In the Layers Palette, all layers colored Cyan changed to Yellow;
    2) All layers colored Magenta changed to Cyan.

    By itself, this is not a terrible problem (disregarding Yellow as a terrible layer color to begin with!) The problem comes when I try to change them back.

    When I open the Layer Options for a particular layer, I used to hit 'Tab' to take me to the Color, then 'C' to get Cyan. Now, it brings up a Custom window that I have to…

    2 votes

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  7. CMD+D issue...

    I used to be able to copy and paste an object and then CMD+D to continue duplicating but it doesn't seem to work at all in Illustrator CC 2018...I downloaded CC 2017 again where it used to work, but it doesn't work with that either and doesn't even seem to be a feature anymore. Does anyone have any way to fix this? Thank you!

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  8. Wacom Cintiq major problem

    Wacom Cintiq and Illustrator 22.0.1 doesn't work. Cintiq cursor is stopping to respond after 2 seconds. In other apps it works without problem. Issue appeared after latest update.
    Wacom drivers are up to date

    4 votes

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  9. Files are plugged and then deleted !!

    I made a very big job and then the computer got stuck and the file was deleted until the previous maintenance and destroyed 8 hours of work.
    help me!!!! avniyahav@gmail.com

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  10. Can't click on properties dropdowns

    I just updated AI to the newest release and suddenly I'm unable to access extended properties not displayed on the main panel nor will it let me select and change colors via the properties panel. I also don't like that you've all decided what tools I work with constantly, I need to be able to customize what I need to keep open for my workflow optimization. Because if I could, I could work around this bug.

    3 votes

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  11. Font Filter

    Using Adobe Illustrator CC 2018.

    I have the filter on for all font classes but when I click the similar fonts icon "No results found" comes up.

    First image result in CC 2018. Second image result in CC 2017

    14 votes

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    We have the fix available in the latest release. Please update Illustrator using Adobe Creative Cloud application to the latest build for version Illustrator CC 22.1.
    Please refer to our knowledge base FAQhttps://illustrator.uservoice.com/knowledgebase/articles/1844590 if you face difficulty in update.
    Or get in touch with us at any of the other support channels – https://helpx.adobe.com/support.html

    Warm Regards,
    Ashutosh Chaturvedi | Sr. Quality Engineering Manager – Illustrator
    Adobe. Make It an Experience.

  12. Illustartor cc 2018 Crashing when clicking the paintbrush tool or shape builder tool

    Illustartor cc 2018 Crashing when clicking the paintbrush tool or shape builder tool in the tools panel. The "N" shortcut for the underlying pencil tool also crashes illustrator. I have reset preferences, but to no prevail.

    I am not using GPU as Illustrator can not find my Nvidia GT540M
    Windows 10
    8gb ram
    quad i7
    Asus N53sv

    3 votes

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  13. New Illustrator 2018 UI is not correct-missing panels and won't set workplace

    This is what I get when opening the new Illustrator CC 2018. Wonky, slow to respond, no panels, workplace will not appear. THings lag and disappear randomly. Terrible!
    On WIN 10 Enterprise 64 byte Dell Desktop Nvidia Quatro K4000 video card. 4K monitor

    2 votes

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    Hi,

    Please try to delete your preferences. If it still doesn’t solve your problem, please accept my sincere apology for the inconvenience. Please get in touch with us at any of the other support channels – 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.

  14. Tidak bisa masuk Ai

    saya menggunakan laptop Lenovo dengan spesifikasi intel core i5 RAM 20GB ddr4
    saya tidak bias masuk ke software AI dan shortcut CTRL + N tidak bias
    mohon bantuannya

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  15. 2-finger track pad zooming glitch/delay on mac

    Using 2-finger zoom with macbook pro track pad there is a major delay in Illustrator CC 2018.

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  16. freeze

    My Version is Ai CC 2018
    I opened Ai and try to load a new brush that i downloaded, the first time i did it by selecting the Other Library and choose the Brush file was fine but then on it just freeze everytime i do it, be fore i could even select the section that has the file, the application freeze

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  17. Scatter brush rotation orientation to line.

    When using a scatter brush with rotation set to the line (not page) the vertical orientation will randomly flip. For instance, when I'm using the scatter brush to create a bush with stems and leaves pointing up (natural orientation), after creating the line and applying the scatter brush sometimes the brush will apply pointing down.

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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.

    Also do try the steps provided by Herman.

    Thanks & Regards,
    Raghuveer Singh

  18. Sudden problem with embedded bitmaps

    I use embedded bitmaps for additional texture in my illustration. Since recently updating to the newest version of Adobe Illustrator CC, suddenly I am encountering a lot of problems with these-- they print irregularly, and create glitches when saving to some formats, like pngs. I have never encountered problems like this before.

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  19. Error message while launching Illustrator CC 2018

    This message in German occurs while launching Illustrator 2018. After saying OK, a fragmentary Applikation displays, which is not operational. It is completely buggy and blocks even Finder until it is being quit.
    "This process can't be completed, because an unknown message has occurred. [CANT]"
    I have to work with the 2017 version.

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  20. When I change opacity in the header bar it opens up the move pallete bug

    Version CC 2017
    When I change opacity in the header bar it opens up the move pallete.
    Expect opacity change.
    Move tool pallete comes up.

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