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  1. Dimension tool doesn't measure correctly

    So, I went to measure a dieline with the Dimension tool and it measured 9". However, when i selected the dieline and went to the Properties it said it was 8.5". When I actually printed it out and measured it, it was 8.5". This tool is not working correctly. See attached images for further explanation/verification.

    Maybe I am doing something wrong? Can't figure out what that would be though. Thank you for looking into this!

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    The problem was in the '0' picked as the Precision value in Dimension Tool Options instead of default '0.00'. If you have this value changed by itself, without you ever changing it manually — please comment.

  2. 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.

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  3. Trace Tool doesn't work after installing update 28.4.1

    Trace tool freezes and then shuts down illustrator after installing update 28.4.1 and it takes Illustrator a long time to open up saved work

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  4. 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.

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  5. Graph styling does not survive round-trip save to cloud

    When I save a document locally containing a styled graph the graph styling sticks after updating the data. If the same file is saved to the cloud as an .AIC file when I update the data the styling is lost. Saving this file locally does not fix the issue – all styling has to be re-applied. This means I cannot use the cloud to keep template copies of my graph designs for future use.

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  6. Making a regular triangle with Star tool duplicates the path

    Scissor tool cuts lines and duplicates them (completely broken)

    Make a triangle by selecting the star and changing it to 3 lines (triangle), now cut one of the lines with the scissor. It duplicates the shape! This bug is seen across multiple shapes and lines. The scissor tool is broken along with selecting individual points often creates duplicate lines.

    The quality of adobe products has just gone downhill in the last 5 years.

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  7. Can't drag objects after creating text objects

    V. 28.4.1. As soon as I create any text object, dragging objects is imposible, Illustrator won't let me move anything. Everything seems fine, until I create a text Objects, then moving anything is simply imposible. Restarting doesn't seem to work.

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  9. 按住“H”键,点击鼠标左键,点击后按住停留几秒再松开,抓手工具里会显示缩放图标

    按住“H”键,点击鼠标左键,点击后按住停留几秒再松开,抓手工具里会显示缩放图标,有的时候会从抓手工具转为缩放工具(不定期出现)

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  10. 8 votes

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  11. tools not working

    in some instances the illustrator tools wont function when i initially opened another app with illustrator in operation

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  12. 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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  13. 尺寸标注工具调整字号大小问题

    当使用鼠标点击箭头调整字号时,出现越来越小;当输入固定数值后回车确认,显示数值比输入数值小。如视频:

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  14. 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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  15. Dimensions get expanded when moved, with or without related objects

    I can somewhat understand dimension object get expanded when they are moved away from the measured object... although this should not happen.

    But why the dimension objects get expanded when they are moved WITH the measured object? What, Ai can’t distinguish moving form other transformation? What if need to move my artwork to just insert something else — what, this makes all of my dimensions instantly dead?

    Don’t expand dimensions until a user has an clear intention to do it!

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  16. 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…

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  17. 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

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  18. パス及びアンカーポイントをダイレクト選択ツールで移動する際の精度が落ちています

    Adobe Illustrator
    いつのバージョンからかパス及びアンカーポイントをダイレクト選択ツールで移動する際の精度が落ちています。
    ピンポイントで移動したい場所へ移せず、少しずれてしまいます。

    動作環境
    ・illustrator(28.2)
    ・Windows 11

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  19. 尺寸标注在常规画布和大画布上尺寸不一致

    同一个尺寸的矩形,尺寸在常规画布显示正常时,在大画布上缩小10倍显示。

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  20. Center of rotation changes position

    1. Win 11

    2. Version 28.1

    3. Trying to rotate a path from a custom rotation location by entering the rotation as a value, not manually.

    4. I'd expect that you can rotate from any given position by entering rotational values. As it is, your selected rotation position will instead default to center.

    5. Video attached.

    Summary
    When you select a custom position to rotate a shape from, it only works if you manually rotate the object. You can't select a custom position and then type in a rotational value via enter or double-clicking on the rotate tool.

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