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Illustrator (Desktop) Bugs

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  1. Overprint test error bug

    1. Create a text box, on a colour background.
    2. Make some of the text a colour, some black.

    The black does not overprint, it reverses ("knocks") out of other text in the same box reverses out (becuase it's colour or white).

    If you fix this by making the black text multiply, on reopening the file, it has reverted to reversing out.

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  2. Shadows Render as Boxes on Re-Open

    Illustrator 21.1.0 shadow effects render out as boxes on re-open. Effect is lost and cannot be recovered.

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  3. 3D omits fill when rendering objects

    3D habitually doesn't render objects properly - typically by missing off the fill. Here's a simple example attached.

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  4. javascript doc.close() after error

    https://forums.adobe.com/message/9853322#9853322
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    When you close the file in the script
    After that, an error (1346458189 ('PARM')) occurs with high probability.
    Closed processing is closed up to what is not closed or can not be closed
    It looks like a bug.

    2 votes

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  5. zoom tool?

    did something happen to the simple command + and command - zoom keyboard shortcuts? I've been using those since 1995 or 6, and now when i use them it centers me on a specific, but unselected artboard?

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  6. Cannot delete primary scratch folder dialogue box on quit

    A dialogue box appears on quit saying "Cannot delete primary scratch folder"

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  7. BUG: IMAGE TRACE Preview doesn't work

    Image Trace window lets you adjust advanced preferences (color county, angle threshhold etc). When I tick the "preview" box, thenimage traces according to my selected preferences. But after un-ticking the box it does not return to a normal rasterized image.

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  8. After I type text, I can't correct a word. When I click on it it will select a new text box above it. I can only delete the entire text.

    After typing a word/paragraph, I can not delete any part of the word except I can select it and delete the entire word/text box. I just got illustrator a couple of months ago and I have always had a problem with it, but now it doesn't work at all. Help!

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    Hi,
    I am closing the ticket due to lack of response.
    Please get in touch with us at any of the other support channels – helpx.adobe.com/support.html. Please give a reference to this post so that we can identify you.

    Thanks.

  9. Illustrator scales down pasted snagit captures

    Adobe Illustrator CC (2017.1.0.) always scales down pasted snagit captures, which is really annoying. No problems with the same action in PS.

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  10. High Sierra drag/drop/copy/paste issues

    Drag/drop/copy/paste lags, doesn't work in Illustrator 21.1.0. Everything (click/drag/copy/copy/paste) is so slow that it doesn't appear to work. Even something as simple as Help/About fails.

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  11. Repeat scale

    1. Scale an object NON UNIFORMLY using Scale tool.
    2. Select new object.
    3. Option-click to choose point of scaling and bring up dialog box.
    4. The previous NON-UNIFORM scale percentages are displayed, but UNIFORM is highlighted. Clicking the radio button next to NON-UNIFORM simply applies the UNIFORM value to the NON-UNIFORM values.
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  12. Save for web can't save individual art board

    Save for web: I can't export save for web with individual artboard. It's detecting the entire file.

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  13. ps import

    ps files do not import correctly into AI. Transparent portions will render as gray. Some portions of the image fail to render at all. For example, this PDF ( from a ps file) will display differently in AI than any PDF viewer with the transparent background as gray.

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  14. Zooming malfunction when switching between windows.

    This occurs when I have multiple documents open in tabs. When I switch between tabs and scroll to zoom, it zooms in the previously opened tab, but not the current one. If I click within the document, then I can start zooming normally again.

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    I am closing the ticket due to lack of response.
    Please get in touch with us at sharewithai@adobe.com or any of the other support channels – helpx.adobe.com/support.html . Please give a reference to this post so that we can identify you.
    Since this is not a generic issue that we can reproduce at our end, we will need someone to look into your machine to figure out what is going on here.

  15. Ctrl key moves canvas in Illustrator rendering Ctrl-Z unusable

    Everytime I press the Ctrl key in Illustrator is moves the canvas right, making me unable to use ctrl-z or any other ctrl command because it defaults to moving the canvas, I'm pretty sure I have the latest version of Illustrator and the problem just started happening when I opened a psd file in it today. Didn't have this issue while using illustrator a few days ago.

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  16. CSS Extraction tool code formatting issues

    Is there any way to alter the code formatting for this panel? It drives me nuts that the open bracket starts on a new line, all lines are indented with two spaces (seriously, who does two spaces? It's either four spaces or 1 tab), that there's a space before and after every colon, gives me both hex and rgba colors with no option to select just one, not to mention multi-word font family names aren't in quotes.

    This is almost a useful tool, if it didn't require so much cleanup after copying/pasting, and I shouldn't have to run it through…

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  17. Slow response time

    I have been using a my 2014 Macbook Pro with no problems using Adobe Illustrator. However I recently switched over to a PC i7-6850K CPU and two EVGA 1080 GFX cards. And I find that when I use AI after about 1 hour it starts to seriously lag... getting worse as time goes on. The only way I have been able to temporarily resolve this is to close AI entirely and then re-open the program.

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  18. Illustrator does not change the colour profile of Swathes between open files of different color profiles

    See Case 0189293847.
    "Basic RGB" Colour Swatch does not change colour when switching files (tabs) of open files with different Embedded profiles.
    If you close down then open illustrator, it will take and then keep the swatch with that profile.

    Replication of error.

    1. Create .ai file that has the "ProPhoto RGB" assigned profile and save ensuring the ICC profile is embedded
    2. Create .ai file that has the "sRGB" assigned profile and save ensuring the ICC profile is embedded
    3. Edit>"Colour Settings", and set the Working Space RGB to "ProPhoto RGB"
      Tick on:

      • Profile Mismatches
      • Missing Profiles Press OK
    4. Close down Illustrator

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  19. Outline preview bug

    After updating to the two latest versions of Nvidias Drivers on my laptop Outline Preview does not work at all in Illustrator.
    I tried to reinstall Illustrator, reinstall Nvidia drivers but nothing works.

    The only solution right now is to switch to the integrated graphics Intek HD Graphics 530. But the performance is so much slower with this card :(

    Illustrator version:
    2017.1.0 Release (21.1.0 Release (64-bit)

    Graphics card:
    Nvidia Quadro M1000M

    Nvidia driver version:
    Quadro Desktop / Quadro Notebook Driver Release 384.
    Version: 385.69

    Hardware:
    Dell Precision 5510 laptop

    Platform:
    Windows 10 Enterprise 64 bit

    75 votes

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