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  1. Expanding an Inside / Outside stroke creates barely open paths

    1. Create a rectangle
    2. Apply a thick stroke to it and change its alignment to Inside or Outside
    3. Expand Appearance for the shape
    4. Deselect the shape
    5. Grab Direct selection and carefully move the corner points at the top right, for both paths

    It turns out Illustrator doesn’t keep these tidy! One is cut open, another has a doubled point! It leads to a problems later, when we try, e.g. to make corners rounded, or apply effects.

    A current workaround is to apply Add (as Pathfinder operation or an effect) to the stroke, separately form the fill... and it’s taxing for memory,…

    7 votes

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  2. AI HAVE THE WORST QUOTE TOOL OF THE WORLD

    You have to follow Rhino quote tool. There's a lot of mistakes in AI quote tool.
    - I don't want to see "mm" after my quote.
    I MUST have a snap on every elements of my drawing for quote my dimensions
    I MUST have the possibility to snap different quotes to a single point
    I MUST have the possibility to have orthogonal quote from oblique points
    PLESE DO IT QUICKLY!!!! WITH THE LATEST VERSION OF AI CAD TOOLS NO LONGER WORK...I LOST 1500 EUROS OF SOFTWARE BECAUSE OF THIS CHANGE

    2 votes

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  3. Global Edit not working correctly

    I use Global Edit to count objects. It often says "Global Edit is currently not supported for more than 1000 highlighted objects." I know that there are a lot less than 1000 objects that I am trying to highlight.

    Desktop 2021, OS Monterey 12.2.1

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  4. 警告無しに文字詰めが変化する

    ver.27において、マイナーバージョンリリース又はマイクロバージョンリリースにおいてオプティカルカーニングの仕様が度々変更されています。これ自体は改善の意味合いの強い対応で仕様変更と考えます。
    しかし、仕様変更以前のバージョンの文字組み仕様が異なるにもかかわらず、なんの警告も無しに文字組みが変化します。こういったケースではユーザーに注意を促す警告を表示するべきでしょう。

    再現手順
    1. Illustrator ver.26.5にてエリア内文字を作成し文字間のカーニングを「オプティカル」に設定し、均等配置を指定する。
    2.Illustrator2020形式で保存する。
    3.Illustrator ver.27.9で開いてTツールを用いてエリア内文字にカーソルを入れるか、テキスト自体を移動する。
    4.カーニングの状態が変化する。

    期待する結果
    カーニングが変化する際は警告を表示する。

    実際の結果
    なんの警告もなくカーニングが変化する。

    理想を言えば、既存のファイルに対して新しいカーニング値を自動的に適用せずに以前と全く同じ表示にするのが良いですが、仕様の変更自体は改善の意味合いが強く、仕方ない面もあるかと思います。しかし、編集しているユーザーが、この変化に気が付かない事によりデータトラブルを誘発する可能性もあります。
    これは2022の最終バージョンが書き出す2020形式のファイルでも起こる挙動です。影響を受けるファイルは相当数存在するはずですから、せめて警告が表示されるようにしていただきたいと思います。

    20 votes

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  5. Mixed stroke colors become white when changing fills using CMYK spectrum in an RGB document

    There is a way to make objects loose their stroke colors in specific conditions.
    1. Create an RGB document
    2. Create two shapes
    3. Make them have same fill color, but different stroke colors
    4. Select both
    5. In Control panel Shift+click the arrow button next to the fill chip, to call the alternate UI with sliders and spectrum instead of Swatches view
    6. In this dropdown panel’s menu pick CMYK

    Strokes become white.

    This does not happen if the color mode in this panel is left RGB or HSB.
    Also, strokes become white if you pick a color in…

    11 votes

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  6. 4 votes

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  7. Pressing Tab to Show All Palettes focuses a random third-party extension’s input on Windows

    Reported by Enisio:

    I use the Tab key a lot to hide/show panels, to instantly clear the panel clutter on the screen.
    Pressing Tab activates RANDOM extension.

    This is bad, because I work with shortcut keys: T is for writingS for Scale, R for rotation, etc.
    When an extension gets focused, I can’t call the tool I need and type something in the extension panel instead.

    Same thing with all the extensions below. I think all extensions behave this way. Has anyone ever paid attention?

    ScripshonTrees
    Console Panel
    Jsxlauncher
    LAScripts
    ...

    Happens with Win 10 + AI 2024 — but…

    6 votes

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  8. カラーウィンドウの改善

    以前からカラーの数値入力はTabキーを使用して移動していました。
    2024年版は#が追加され、そこから更にTabキーを押すと上に移動せず全てのタブが閉じてしまいます。
    タブを閉じずに上の入力に戻るよう改善をお願いいたします。

    2 votes

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  9. Dimension tool prefers to snap to or edit an existing dimension instead of starting or completing a new one

    Take a look at the GIF.
    I need to measure the width of one square, and then measure the overall width of both squares.

    I create the first dimension with no problem.
    However, when I try to create the second one, Ai plays dumb.

    When I click the leftmost point, the tool thinks that I am to EDIT the existing dimension (although I am clicking and not click-and-dragging, and I am clicking an endpoint of it, and not in the middle!)

    Well... I can lock the first dimension (which would require me to abort, select the first one, lock, and…

    8 votes

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  10. 尺寸标注工具问题

    画两根相交的线,标注相交点的角度,文档的模式会从GPU模式转为CPU模式。如视频:

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  11. Width tool started work weird after update 27.9

    After this update, width tool on closed shapes instead of acting like they are shapes with continuous edges, it cuts the width at a point.

    I use width tool a lot and this is problematic.

    Oh and in some cases width point not showing.

    6 votes

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  12. Add an option for the Layers panel to show tight bound thumbnails for clipping groups

    Illustrator 28.4.1 on Mac Ventura 13.5.2

    Wasn't there a time when the thumbnail of a layer containing a clipped image was cropped around the clipping mask and not around the whole image? (i.e. not showing the white all around)

    Or is there a setting that I missed?

    Thanks for your help!

    4 votes

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  13. Mockup (Beta) in Illustrator not working due to PARM error

    I am trying to use the Mockup (Beta) tool, and every time i get the "the operation cannot complete because of an unknown error [PARM]" message and the action cancels.

    I'm attempting to mockup using a compound path and a png. I've updated and reinstalled both the app and the mockup installer. I've also tried using the newest and previous versions of Illustrator. I've also removed my preferences and still no luck.

    Any ideas? I've used Mockup on this computer multiple times without error.

    1 vote

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  14. 3D Rotation object misses the light source in version 28.5

    Version 28.5: Rotation 3d does not produce full 3d. Missing light. Diffuse instead.

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  15. Aligning issue

    Although I'm selecting "aligned to Artboard" the Illustration still jump away right when I click on Horizontal/vertical Aligned center"

    2 votes

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  16. Effect Gallery (Photoshop Effects section in the Effects menu) glitches

    The screen turns to a blocked out white, whenever I open the effect gallery. This problem only occurred in Illustrator Beta, and not PSD beta.
    See screenshot for visual

    2 votes

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  17. Bug: exporting SVG's via exportFile(fileObjSingle, ExportType.SVG, svgOptions). has completely changed since 28.4

    (macOS & Windows, latest versions) Beginning with Illustrator 28.4, SVG files exported via Javascript are in a very different format.

    The following examples are exported with:

    doc.exportFile(fileObjSingle, ExportType.SVG, svgOptions);

    The SVG option for the format of the SVG is STYLEELEMENTS.

    See attached captures for the differences.

    There are many many changes:

    • the style definitions are handled differently
    • ID's now strip out characters like / or < instead of replacing them with entities
    • the original names are included via data-name tags
    • the comment from the 2nd line is now gone
    • clipping paths are handled differently

    I have built a complex program…

    3 votes

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  18. 均等配置したエリア内文字をポイント文字に切り換えると開始位置がずれる

    エリア内文字が均等配置で設定されている場合、ポイント文字に切り換えるとエリア内文字のエリアの半分開始位置がシフトする。

    mac0S 11.6.8 (Intel/imac27inch)
    Illustrator ver.27.9.0
    1. Tツールをドラッグしてエリア内文字を作成・入力する。
    2. 段落パネルにて1のエリア内文字に均等配置(どれでも良い)を設定
    3. 「書式→ポイント文字に切り換え」を実行。
    4. ポイント文字に変更されるが、開始位置がシフトする。

    期待する結果
    切り換えを行っても開始位置はずれない。

    実際の結果
    ポイントテキストの開始位置が大きくずれる。

    18 votes

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  19. 字号调大后,移动字符框(区域文字)还保持最初的大小

    新建区域文字,调大字号,移动区域文字的字符框,AI没有识别出调大字号后的文字框大小,而是保持新建时的大小,如视频:

    2 votes

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  20. Rotating with Shift held doesn't rotate precisely at 180 degrees

    MacBook Pro 16-inch, 2021
    Apple M1 Pro
    16 GB memory
    Sonoma 14.1.2

    Illustrator 28.4.1

    Holding down shift while rotating an object "180deg" doesn't actually rotate it 180deg. It's maybe 179deg, which is a major problem.

    1 vote

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