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  1. Brush palette inconsistent with Direct Selection Tool

    I select a path drawn with the brush tool using Direct Select then click another brush. Sometimes the brush is applied to the path, sometimes it isn't, although the brush is shown to have changed as expected in the brush palette.

    If the brush is not applied as described, when I deselect the path and select it again it reverts to showing the original brush.

    I'm sure this has happened since the latest update (28.1, 64 bit, Win 10). I work with brush tool a lot and this is introducing a lot of irritation and wasted time to my projects.

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    4 comments  ·  Brushes  ·  Admin →
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  2. Bug generating previews when saving multiple artboards

    When saving AI and EPS files using artboards, file previews (thumbnails) are not generated. All files display the preview of the original file. To rectify this, it is necessary to open and overwrite the files.

    4 votes

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  3. Dimension Tool Options dialog always uses points for Offset and Extension fields, even though document units differ

    Dimension Tool Options respect my chosen Type and Stroke units, but ignore General units, when I open Options dialog or Properties.

    If I choose, say, millimeters for my document, I want to define offsets end extensions in millimeters as well, not points.

    Does not help if I set these in Document Setup as well.
    Please make these consistent!

    6 votes

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  4. 对齐字形边界对编组的文字不起作用

    建议对齐字形边界--->点文本(区域文本)对编组的文字起作用。
    如视频:

    2 votes

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  5. Can't Link PDF

    Cannot link PDF into an AI file. When opening the file an Unknown error is detected. Help us investigate further....
    However opening Illustrator in a Intel based version on the M1 mac it will open without issue. However as this feature apparently is going to be removed it will cause major issues for me.
    This needs to be fixed.

    1 vote

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  6. Swatches panel does not remember the size of chips when toggling List / Thumbnails view

    When I choose to display Large Thumbnail View in Swatches panel’s flyout menu, I expect Ai to respect my size choice and remember it, when I use the two buttons in the panel itself to switch List / Thumbnails modes.

    Instead, Illustrator forces it to Small (which can be OK, since I never chose the List to be large) and does not even remember my previous choice when I switch back (which is totally not OK).

    See the GIF, please.
    Love and honor user data. This is what we use the app for — to create data. This includes not…

    6 votes

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  7. [Illustrator 27.9] Changing the Fill Color of All Objects Becomes Impossible After Using the Gradient Tool

    After I change the color of a gradient stop several times, changing the fill color of virtually all objects becomes impossible until I restart Illustrator.

    How to reproduce the bug:

    1) Create any object with a gradient fill.

    2) Keep changing the colors of the stops.

    3) Once changing the colors becomes impossible, create a new object in either the same or a new document and try to set its fill color.

    3 votes

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  9. Column graph rounding issue

    When using %00 template in graph design decimal figures are not rounded up/down correctly. Eg. Figure 4.9 should display as 5 but actually displays as 4
    See attached illustrator file.

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  10. 文字が消える時がある。

    イラストレーター28.1でテキストが意図せず消えることがある。ファイルを開き直すともどる。
    他にも勝手にCPUプレビューになる。
    本当に困っています。

    1 vote

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  11. Scrollbar breaks using stylus (windows/wacom)

    While I'm using a stylus, if I use the scrollbar, illustrator acts as if I haven't released from the scroll bar and continues to wildly scroll, and all other features including closing the program are inaccessible. This continues even if I tab out of the program and doesn't stop until I force quit illustrator.

    1 vote

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  12. AI CC V 28.1 Windows 10 Extrusion (3D and materials) no more working for some objects

    I am no more able to complete the extrusion of a disc object for which I previously removed parts of it using the pathfinder substraction tool. Substraction is working well, but extrusion is not. Once started, the extrusion process does not complete. I had to revert to Illustrator 28.0 to make it work.

    1 vote

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  13. Preview of the 3D cube in the Effect 3D (classic) dialog is garbled or missing

    When opening effect the preview is garbled.
    Rotating 3D cube, it is flashing or disappearing.
    Changing angles via keyboard has same bug.
    AI beta 28.4.32

    1 vote

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  14. Using reflect or object - repeat causes stroke-only layers to misalign

    When attempting to mirror / repeat a stroke-based object, it reflext along the extremity of the stroke, not the shape path itself. This is insanely annoying when trying to work with strokes.

    The path itself is the part that should be mirrored and the stroke applied afterwards.

    It wouldn't be so bad if we could use snapping on the object > repeat > mirror but even that doesn't work and you have to eye-ball it. This makes for poor precision.

    2 votes

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  15. Superscript number bug

    Whenever I start typing a number in a text box it ALWAYS automatically makes the number SUPERSCRIPT by default.

    1 vote

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  16. Slanted instances are not properly sorted

    When a variable font has ***** axis and right leaning instances (common oblique styles) the Oblique instances gets sorted before the Romans on the font menu dropdown. See attachment.

    According to the OT spec, right leaning instances must use negative values, so I‘m guessing Adobe’s font menu is sorting instances by slnt coordinates in ascending direction when it should be in the other direction.

    This is not only bad and uncommon for users but is also pushing font developers to make fonts against the spec just to circunvent this situation. Plase fix.

    Note. All the fonts tested have proper STAT…

    8 votes

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  17. Cut/Copy/Paste shortcuts

    This is pestering me for more than a month now. Whenever i need to cut or copy objects/vectors, It just won't paste. I had to undo stuff before trying again and again and again and againnnnnnnnnn just to work!! Its not on my hardware i suppose since copy paste outside illustrator is just fine. This bug in illustrator is such a headache that it decreases my efficiency in work by 50%!!!! And im so worried that if Adobe still refuse to fix this bug, I might break my keyboard with all this endless tries of ctrl C and V! And…

    2 votes

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  18. Using a # in layer name and saving as SVG does not properly save layer names

    In the newest Adobe Illustrator version 28.4.1 when naming a layer with the # and saving as an SVG the export file when opened does not include the # in the layer name. This has never been an issue in previous illustrator versions, and for the work I do I rely on that naming convention to work with the system we integrate SVGs with. I've had to downgrade to a previous version where this does not occur.

    1 vote

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  19. All Text is not visible and Can't move the objects. The requested transformation would make some objects too large issue.

    I opened a project I was working on last week this morning and encountered this issue. All my text is not visible and I cannot move any text boxes without an error message coming up stating: Can't move the objects. The requested transformation would make some objects too large. I tried all the other solutions listed that could be found on Google and this forum. It happens for every project I open. I attached images of what I see and the error message.

    1 vote

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  20. Not Working: Select objects completely inside the marquee

    Today’s 28.3 release (non-beta) touts the “Select objects completely inside the marquee” feature. Unfortunately, it’s not working here in macOS 14.3.1 (23D60).

    Whether the E key is used or not, all objects are selected even in the case of an object not being fully enclosed in the selection area. And unfortunately, using the E key switches the current tool to the Free Transform tool, away from the Direct Selection tool which is counterproductive :(

    1 vote

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