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Illustrator (Desktop) Bugs

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  1. Font Suggestion and Cursor misbehaving

    I'm already feeling a lot of regret for updating to CC 2018!
    Now anytime I want to change a font, and I start typing in the name, no suggestions come up. Sometimes, the cursor jumps backwards and start inserting characters midway. I feel frustrated and fed up.

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    Hi Love,

    Looks like your setting is set to “Search First work only”. Click on the search icon and from the drop down select “Search Entire Font Name”

    Thanks
    Anish

  2. In a Group (Isolation mode), cannot set a sub-Group as key-object for alignment

    Illustrator CC 2018
    Windows 10

    I have a Group, containing other sub-Groups.
    I enter Isolation mode by double-clicking on the Group.
    Once inside, I select all sub-Groups and want to set one of them as key-object for alignment. I can't.
    It works with single objects but not with sub-Groups. It's very handicapping.

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  3. With multiple selection, you have to wait before clicking on key object

    Illustrator CC 2018
    Windows 10

    With a multiple selection, if the last object you click is the one you want to align to, you have to wait a little bit before re-clicking to set it as key object, otherwise it will go into Isolation mode or Symbol edition mode (if it's a Symbol).

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  4. Cursor jumps while editing Font Family name

    When I try to change font name from HeliosCondBlackC to HeliosBlackC (both are installed), erasing part of the name, CC2018 moves cursor to the end (while CC2017 does not)
    I also have 'Entire Font name' option chosen (and never change it), but cursor still jumps to the end.

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    I am happy to share that we have fixed this bug in our release – 23.1 which is available worldwide now.

    Going forward, our goal is to fix as many top User-Voice bugs as possible and as frequently as possible. Given the nature of the fixes, some of the bugs will take a longer time to fix, but we are on it.

    You can update to the latest release using Creative Cloud desktop App: https://helpx.adobe.com/in/creative-cloud/help/creative-cloud-updates.html

    Thank you for all the feedback. Keep it coming!

  5. anchor point and handle display - no visible difference on screen

    With CC 2018 update there is NO visible difference with ANY of the 3 options of the ANCHOR POINT AND HANDLE DISPLAY dialog in preferences.

    THEY ALL LOOK EXACTLY THE SAME ON THE SCREEN!!!!!

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  6. "Preview in Browser" resets to Safari

    "Preview in Browser" option in save for web window is resets to Safari everyday(After restart). Several times I tried selecting Google Chrome and set as default in browser menu, but chrome is getting removed from the browser menu automatically after I restart the Illustrator.

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    Please contact Apple support. macOS controls the default browser setting. You can validate the default browser by double clicking any html file on your system.

  7. Image File open but not showing up

    When using the latest version of Illustrator cc I open vector images the image file opens however it is not visible, I do get visibility briefly when the file is shut down or resized from maximised within the program. It is only a fleeting view and disappears again when reopened or maximised?

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  8. some graphics missing when exporting artboard using "export as"

    Hello, I am experiencing strange results during artboard export - after export to bitmap file, there is often some part of graphics missing. Latest example is this - the 1pt stroke, visible in editor, is not present on exported image. Simillar result achieved in numerous different cases, ussually some shapes or contours with white color are missing in exported image. I am includign source files, you will have the background photo link missing, but this can be replaced with any colored box with same result. This is dangerous bug, because you have to control your exports carefully, and is easy…

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    The white outlines in the file have Overprint attribute set. White + overprint result in empty objects, please remove overprint attribute from the white objects and try export again.

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    Hi Steve,

    Sorry to hear that you are facing this issue. If you want to turn it off, you need to switch to some other tool. Or you can remove it from panel by the flyout menu.

    If this doesn’t resolve your issue, then please get in touch with us at any of the other support channels – https://helpx.adobe.com/support.html . 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

  10. New Document dialog window always coming up blank now

    It was working at first, but now when I try to create a new document I just get a completely blank dialog box. When I mouse over areas of the box, the pointer turns from arrow to text input cursor or clicky-finger depending where in the window I am, which implied that everything is there, but not visible. To confirm this, I clicked on where I knew my favourite preset to be and hit return, and it created the right kind of new document.

    So the dialog comes up, but doesn't display anything even though it's all there to interact…

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  11. Adding assets to Asset Export

    Illustrator 2018 is not letting me create a single asset from ungrouped layers. In the previews version the functionality was simple, you just select as many ungrouped layers and it would create a single asset.

    Is this is a new fancy bug?

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    Hi Paul,

    You can create single asset from un-groupped layers by holding Opt/Alt key while adding the asset.

    This is intended change in behaviour in Illustrator 2018, creating multiple assets in a single add operation was not possible earlier.

    Thanks
    Anish

  12. New document dialog doesn't provide default values

    When in Illustrator, I typically use ctrl-n, then hit enter to automatically open a new document.

    However, the new document dialog as of Illustrator 2017.1.0 doesn't have default values filled when the dialog opens, and one is forced to pick the type of document one wants to create, from web, mobile, print, etc. instead of just hitting the "enter" key and changing these settings later.

    In other words, you are complicating the flow of creating new documents.

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    Hi Phillipe,
    Please accept my sincere apology for the inconvenience. New document dialog in new version shows the last used profile as default selection.
    If you are still facing issue, Please get in touch with us at any of the other support channels – helpx.adobe.com/support.html . 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

  13. Small Caps no longer working as it should

    Illustrator 2017.1.0. Setting the Small Cap percentage no longer works for some fonts. They seem to have their own default setting that is unaffected by changing the percentage in the Document Setup window. In the attached example, Small Caps is set to 90%. In the first two font examples, you can see it's nowhere near that. If I change the setting, the bottom word will change but the top two remain the same. This is terrible!!

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  14. Illustrator doesn't find color profile, which are shown in Indesign

    Hi everybody,

    I installed an eci color profile (pso-coated_v3) on my windows 10 computer (right-mouse-click, then install). In Photoshop CC and Indesign CC everything is fine, so it is installed correctly. But the new profile isn't shown in Illustrator CC.

    I reopened Illustrator and also de- and reinstalled it...

    Does anybody has got an idea, why the new profile doesn't show in in the color-settings of Illustrator?

    Thanks a lot!

    Best wishes
    Rene

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  15. High Sierra (macOS 10.13) GPU rendering issues with RGB document - Intel Graphics

    Illustrator 21.1.0 has issues with GPU rendering in the latest High Sierra public betas:

    Paths will appear jagged and generally do not display correctly.

    Altering the zoom level affects these artefacts.

    Switching off GPU rendering altogether fixes the issue but this way, performance is obviously affected.

    Additional Note: Works correctly in CMYK document.

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