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  1. Artboard Borders / Guides / Grid Disappear when Scrolling/Panning

    When I scroll or pan with the scrollbars or the hand tool the black border of the artboards disappear. This is super annoying as I keep my canvas white, so when I'm moving around the canvas, I can't see where the artboards are until I release the hand tool.

    60 votes

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  2. オプティカルカーニングのテキストにタブを設定しても揃わない - Optical kerning text does not align when tabs are set

    「文字間のカーニング:オプティカル」のテキストに「タブ」パネルで「タブ位置」と「リーダー」を設定しても、タブの位置で文字が揃わない。

    MacOS Monterey(12.7.4) + Illustrator 2024(28.4.1)

    再現手順:
    1. テキストオブジェクトに文字パネルで「文字間のカーニング:オプティカル」を設定する
    2. 「タブ」パネルで「タブ揃え」、「タブ位置」、「リーダー」を設定する

    期待された結果:
    指定したタブ揃え・タブ位置でテキストが揃う

    実際の結果:
    指定したタブ揃え・タブ位置でテキストが揃わない

    回避方法:
    ・テキスト中のタブのみに「オプティカル」以外のカーニングを設定する
    ・タブを設定したテキストでは「オプティカル」以外のカーニングを利用する

    「オプティカル」以外のカーニングを利用すれば回避できますが、フォントや文字の内容によっては「オプティカル」を使いたいこともあります。その都度タブのみに「メトリクス」等を設定するのは手間がかかります。また、「リーダー」に記号等を設定しなければテキストは揃いますが、それではタブの機能を利用する意味がありません。
    InDesignにも同様の機能がありますが、カーニングの設定が何であれテキストの位置はタブ位置で揃います。
    ユーザーの工夫で回避するのではなく、Illustrator側が改善すべき挙動だと考えます。

    ---Use translation tools---

    When "Tab" and "Leader" are set on optical kerning texts, texts are not aligned at the tab position.

    Steps to reproduce:
    1. set optical kerning to the text.
    2. set tab alignment, tab position, and leader in the "Tabs" panel.

    Expected result
    Text is aligned at the specified position.

    Actual result:.
    Text is not aligned at the specified position.

    Workaround
    - Set kerning other than "optical" only for tabs in text.
    - Use kerning other than…

    18 votes

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  3. 3D RGB vector object pasted via clipboard in Photoshop becomes CMYK when editing its content

    Hello! I encountered this error: a vector RGB object with 3D effect, pasted as a smart object from Illustrator to Photoshop via clipboard, opens as CMYK when its contents are edited. Screen recording attached.
    Windows 11 23H2
    Illustrator 28.5
    Photoshop 25.7

    6 votes

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  4. 5 votes

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  5. Filled area text boxes do not export to SVG (v. 28.4.1)

    In the current 28.4.1 version, our files do not export to SVG correctly. You can easily reproduce this by creating any area text box and apply a fill to the box. The text will export, but not the filled box. We use this for all our our org charts and other graphics where we want the text to be easily centered in the boxes as the boxes get resized and moved.

    2 votes

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  6. Adobe Illustrator 27.8.1 creates a pdf where the colour space of the custom profile is incorrect

    Hello,
    I came back from holiday today and a colleague at work told me that she can't create PDF files from Adobe Illustrator with the output intent that it saves but reports a colour space error when opened in Adobe Acrobat. First I deleted all the presets but the error remained. I also tried creating a PDF file with other profiles (created by us) and the error was there for all of them. But if I used the default profiles from Adobe (e.g. Iso Coated v2), the PDF file can be opened correctly. Finally I downgraded Illustrator to version 27.7…

    13 votes

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  7. Unable to "Save for Web (Legacy)"

    When trying to save for web I get the following error "Could not complete this operation. An unknown error has occurred"

    6 votes

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  8. Click-drag fails... snaps back

    Click-drag, click-opt (copy) drag, click-shift (constrained) drag fails... snaps back.

    Click on object to drag it either with or without option and/or shift and sometimes it will fail and snap back to its original position.

    Mac mini M1
    MacOS 12.2.1 Monterey
    Apple Magic Mouse (no Wacom or other third party drivers)

    Same behavior on two identical machines.

    Works fine with v26.0.3.

    159 votes

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  9. Optical kerning issue in some Japanese fonts

    1. macOS Monterey(version 12.3.1)/Illustrator 26.3.1

    In optical kerning for many Japanese fonts,
    the space between characters is too narrow and some characters overlap.

    [1] AI26-0-3.jpg
    Illustrator 26.0.3
    Examples of character spacing with different weights in some fonts
    font-size:14Q

    [2] AI26-3-1.jpg
    Illustrator 26.3.1
    Examples of character spacing with different weights in some fonts
    font-size:14Q

    [3] AI26-3-1overlap1.jpg
    [4] AI26-3-1
    overlap2.jpg
    [5] AI26-3-1_overlap3.jpg
    Illustrator 26.3.1
    Examples of character spacing in several sizes

    126 votes

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    Illustrator 製品版フィードバックへのご協力ありがとうございます。


    ご報告いただいた問題ですが、現在いただきました情報を元に検証作業に入っております。

    次の情報のアップデートをお待ちください。


    Illustrator チーム

  10. Copying tables from InDesign and only the text pastes in Illustrator

    Hello, I used to be able to copy a table I created in InDesign and copy and paste it into Illustrator with all of the formatting being the same. Now when I go to paste a table, all of the table formatting is missing and it's just a big block of text. Please fix this soon as my company does this on a day-to-day basis for our images. I attached an image of what it looks like when I paste the table in Illustrator.

    12 votes

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    Illustrator team is working on a fix for this issue. Meanwhile you can use the below workaround to paste the table as it was before.


    Before you copy the table in InDesign, create a path object along with table and then copy from InDesign and Paste in Illustrator. This forces the PDF route for copy/paste between ID and AI

  11. language translation problem in Illustrator Actions

    If you define the swatch none in Actions (in the Englisch version),
    in the Dutch version you get the message: the swatch can not be found
    (message in Dutch: Het staal kan niet worden gevonden)
    In the Dutch version swatch none = geen

    1 vote

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  12. リピート機能を適用したオブジェクトに再配色が効かない

    リピート機能(ミラー、ラジアル、グリッドのいずれも)を適用すると再配色で色を変更するできなくなります。
    ダブルクリックなどして編集モードにすればできますが、他のオブジェクトと同時にできなければあまり意味がありません。

    通常の状態で再配色でカラーが管理できるようにしてください。

    4 votes

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  13. Color values of existing objects change when images are placed by drag & drop

    A bug report was received on the Japan Forum stating that when an image with a color profile embedded that differs from Illustrator's color settings is placed by drag-and-drop, the color values of existing objects are changed.

    Here are the steps to reproduce the problem.
    Save the image with Adobe RGB (1998) embedded as an example.
    Specify sRGB in Illustrator's color settings and set a color management policy other than "None".

    Under the above conditions, when an image file is dragged and dropped onto a document, the color values of the existing objects are changed.
    This behavior may be a…

    27 votes

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  14. ドロップシャドウの一部だけが解像度が低い

    macOS Catalina (Ver. 10.15.7)
    Illustrator 2021
    ラスタライズ効果設定の解像度が「350ppi」に設定されている状態で、複数箇所でドロップシャドウを使用しているファイルがあり、作業前はすべてのドロップシャドウが正しい350ppiの状態(表示)だったが、編集作業終了時に1箇所だけドロップシャドウの表示が、72ppi程度の解像度に変わっていた。
    色々と動作検証をしてみましたが同様の状態にできず、原因不明です。
    低解像度のドロップシャドウ部分は表示のみではなく出力した際も低解像度のままとなっており、ドロップシャドウ部分に変更を加えたり、コピペしたりすると正しい表示に戻るようです。

    57 votes

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  15. 合成フォント使用時、パス上文字アウトライン後の文字の回転・変形

    ver 26.2.1
    パス上文字ツールで作成した円弧上の文字をアウトラインかけると勝手に回転、変形がかかります。
    以前のバージョンでは問題なかったので大問題です。早急に対応願います。

    13 votes

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    Under Review  ·  PCM Maro responded

    Illustrator 製品版フィードバックへのご協力ありがとうございます。


    ご報告いただいた「合成フォントが使用されているパス上文字をアウトライン化した際に、一部の文字が正しくアウトライン化されない現象」の再現を確認いたしました。

    こちらの問題は曲線パス上の文字の角度によって、再現の有無があるようです。

    また、ノーマルフォントの場合は再現しませんが、単一フォントのみで作成された合成フォントでは再現することが確認できました。


    今後ともよろしくお願いいたします。

    Illustrator チーム



  16. リンクを再設定する度にダイアログがズレていく

    保存時に同様のバグがあるようですがこちらも改善お願いします

    1 vote

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  17. ファイル→書き出しにてJPEGを書き出す際、圧縮方式が選択したものと異なる場合がある

    Windows10/21H1 Adobe IllustratorCC 26.0.3

    問題が発生したときに実行していた手順
    1.アートワークをアートボード上に作成する。
    2.ファイル→書き出し→書き出し形式を選択しJPGを選択する。
    3.ダイアログ上で圧縮方式を「ベースライン(最適化)」を指定しJPEGファイルを書き出す。
    4.書き出されたJPEGファイルは圧縮方式がプログレッシブになっている。

    想定していた結果
    指定したベースライン(最適化)でJPEGファイルが作成される。

    実際の結果
    圧縮方式がプログレッシブにて書き出される。

    この症状はWindows版のみで起こるようです。また、書き出し状態が異なるケースも見られるようなので他のパラメータによる影響を受けている可能性も残ります。
    わたしが検証したファイル3種類を添付します。それぞれがファイル名に付けた圧縮形式で書き出しを行っていますが、バイナリデータを見てもベースライン最適化とプログレッシブのマーカーが入れ替わっている状態です。
    この問題については以下のスレッドをご参照下さい。

    https://community.adobe.com/t5/illustratorフォーラム-discussions/illustratorでjpeg書き出しするとプログレッシブになる/m-p/12795818#M27679

    14 votes

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  18. Performance is extremely slow when using show grids in outline preview

    macOS Big Sur 11.4, Illustrator 25.3.1

    When switching to outline mode when using show grids, it is almost impossible to keep on working as everything is in slow motion, as if the graphic card is unable to cope. This occurs with a 500 kb file that was trouble free before the last updates.

    40 votes

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    It turns out the problem is fixed only partially in 26.3.1, only for some users, and the performance remains slow when grid is rendered with lines or dots in Outline mode. This applies to zooming, panning and ghosting of objects being moved.

    Please help the team by providing your specs and answers to these questions:

    1. Does it work fine with grid as dots in Preivew / Outline mode?

    2. Does it differ from grid as lines in these modes?

    3. What is slow for you exactly? How severe?

    4. Is there a difference if you disable 'Grids In Back' option?

    5. What are you lines/subdivisions settings?

    And any other related feedback is appreciated. Let's track it down and get this really fixed.

  19. View Using GPU Gets Greyed Out Permanently with Outline Mode

    Hello, with fresh preferences, 'View using GPU' and scrubby zoom are enabled in Illustrator. if I turn on Outline Mode, Illustrator loses connection with my GPU. The 'View using GPU' option becomes greyed out and never restores. In order to get it back I have to delete my preferences. Here is my system info:

    Illustrator 25.1
    OS: Windows 10
    GPU: 2 x NVIDIA Titan Black
    RAM: 64 GB Memory
    GPU Driver: Driver 460.89
    Display: ASUS PQ321Q 4K

    99 votes

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  20. Illustrator 25.4.1 Generating constant 105MB log files into com.adobe.dunamis folder and filling up hard drive

    When I am working in Illustrator, my fan starts to run and Illustrator generates multiple log files per minute in the com.adobe.dunamis folder. Each log file is roughly 105MB and before I was able to pinpoint what was going on, it filled my hard drive with 750GB of log files. If I close Illustrator and reopen it, it stops for awhile but I haven't been able to pinpoint what triggers the start of the log file generation – it isn't consistently doing it, but it does occur multiple times per day.

    11 votes

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