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  1. Nested Linked AI Files don’t display proper fonts

    Nested or linked AI files inside other AI layouts are not letting the fonts come through. It renders to default font.

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  2. Color profiles are silently discarded for the placed screenshot thumbnails on Mac

    Can we fix the strange discarding of the color profile when dragging a screenshot thumbnail into an open Illustrator document (Mas OS — Command+shift+4, or Command+shift+3, or Command+shift+5). The thumbnail appears in the corner of the screen prior to the screenshot being saved to the Desktop.

    Using File>Place, or copying/pasting from any other program, or even dragging and dropping a screenshot from the desktop or other folder all cue a warning if there is a profile mismatch. And to my experience, placing in any of those ways does not change the document profile, regardless of what I choose when the…

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  3. Replacing or updating an image often results in crashes

    Mac mini
    Apple M2 Pro
    32 GB

    Replacing or updating an image often results in crashes.
    Before crashing, it loses the preview and can't be restored until closing and reopening the file. But even so, the crash is coming.

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  4. 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.

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  5. Unembedded image looks blank or sometimes appears as a black box

    Unembedded image looks blank or sometimes appears as a black box. The same is in the exported file too.

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  6. Using blending modes with embedded images now gives darker colors

    In version 28 transparency in embedded images doesn't work the same way it worked in version 27, thus making impossible to use older files with the new version.
    Transparency (as in soft light, overlay...) gives a different result, usually darker, flatter.
    Looks like the issue is with embedded images, not linked, but since I need to use images in patterns I need to embed them.

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  7. almost all the images in my file turn black after saving.

    almost all the images I copy pasted to my file are black now. it was after saving the file.
    its a two days work that now gone. I need you to Restore as soon as possible

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  8. Illustrator 28.1 crashes after placing or replacing images

    Model Name: Mac mini
    Model Identifier: Mac14,12
    Chip: Apple M2 Pro
    Total Number of Cores: 12
    Memory: 32 GB

    A few seconds after placing or replacing an image in Illustrator 28.1 the app quits unexpectedly. Before that, it looses preview.
    I rolled back to Illustrator 28 and till now it's OK.

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  9. All my links rotate 90° when opening the file

    when i opened my file, all the links in 0° rotation, rotated to 90°... now i have to rotate all individually. x_x

    this happened to me other 3 times in different files in the past.

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  10. Embedding linked EPS files in an over-sized artboard cause them to shrink to 10% and moves

    When using an over-sized artboard, when I embed a linked .EPS - the .eps is scaled down to 10% of the original size AND it is moved to a seemingly random location on the artboard. This only happens with .EPS files. .AI and bitmap files are fine - they stay in the correct location and correct size.

    2 votes

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  11. The "Placement options" in the document have been replaced with the computer's final settings

    I placed an 'img-1.ai' picture in Document-A with the placement option set to Bounding Box.
    After saving and closing it, I created a new document, Document-B.
    In Document-B, I placed the 'img-2.ai' picture with the placement option set to Bleed.
    After saving and closing Document-B, I reopened Document-A.
    The placement option for 'img-1.ai' had changed to Bleed.

    Why does the placement option not follow the document but instead follows the last-used setting?
    If I send the document to the client, they will see the incorrect layout.

    2 votes

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  12. Display different colors even though the color profiles match.

    OS: macOS Ventura 13.6.1
    Software: Illustrator CC 2023, Indesign CC 2023, Photoshop CC 2024

    Steps to Reproduce:

    Step 1:
    Set a unified color profile across all CC applications using Bridge (In this case, Adobe RGB + Japan Color 2011 Coated were used).

    Step 2:
    Create an image in Photoshop in RGB mode with a solid cyan color (#00ffff), embed the color profile, and save it.

    Step 3:
    Place the image created in Photoshop into Indesign and check the values when converted to CMYK in Overprint Preview.

    Step 4:
    Repeat the process from step 3 in Illustrator.

    Expected Result:
    Both Indesign…

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  13. Illustrator crashes if you search in the file explorer to relink/change image

    Windows 10 Pro (22H2)
    Illustrator 28.0 (64 bit)

    When you try to relink/change an image you get the file explorer window.
    Then you click on the search box and it freezes, only option is to cancel and return to Illustrator, but the program is frozen and the only solution is to kill it via the Task Manager.

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  14. 1 vote

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  15. duplicates all the placed images

    Every time I open a document with images I get an alert about images not found, without having moved them since I saved the document and when I locate them again, when the document is opened all the duplicate images appear, and it places them in the center of the document . I attach a screenshot of how duplicate images appear to me

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  16. Linked ai file being cut off

    a Flattened tiff is opened and then saved in illustrator with a mask as ai. It is placed in another ai. file and when that happens part of the image is cut off, and its not part of the mask. I tried making sure there was only one layer in photoshop and in illustrator, resaved it different ways and still comes out the same. seems to follow a few particular files and sometimes appears all black or part of it black or just cut off. the files are no different than the ones that do work.

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  17. イラレ配置画像がメタ情報により回転してしまう。

    イラレCC2021のデータを、イラレCC2023で開く際、画像データにあるメタ情報の方向が反映されてしまい、イラレ上で回転表示となる。
    回転情報を無効にしてデータを開くように、プログラムの変更をお願いできますでしょうか。

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  18. 1 vote

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  19. Reopening files and all images have been rotated 90 degrees

    Reopening PDF files that have been worked on the day before and all images have been rotated 90 degrees.

    Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-10700K CPU @ 3.80GHz 3.70 GHz
    32GB RAM
    NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Super
    Windows 11 Pro (22H2)
    64-bit op system

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  20. Illustrator (still) cannot read TIF files.

    When can we remedy this? I cannot open or place a TIF file in Illustrator 27.6.1. The error message is the file is an unknown format and can't be opened.

    There are reports on this page still open from 2021. When will this be fixed?

    I have several TIFs from a museum to lay out for printing and I'm having to individually bring them all in to photoshop and export them as a different format.

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