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  1. Align Objects and Distribute objects tools changed behavior

    Windows 10, Illustrator CC 22.1

    Align to right and align to top are the only alignment tools functioning correctly in all three alignment modes (artboard, key object, selection). None of the distribution tools are working in any mode.


    In the 22.1 update, the Align Objects and Distribute objects tools changed behavior. Before, if I selected say, 5 objects and clicked the Align Horizontal Center tool, they would align on a mutual horizontal center. Now, they align to the center of the artboard, apparently, which is often completely offscreen when I’m zoomed in. This is a very confusing and almost totally…

    46 votes

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  2. Distribute spacing units work wrong

    Hello,

    Illustrator 23.0.2. I use "cm" units in whole software, but Distribute Spacing right now working only in points...

    I think your software is falling down year by year.

    19 votes

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    I am happy to share that we have fixed this bug in our latest release – 26.1.0 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!

  3. Key anchor align mode gets activated when not actually needed

    Imagine I have an art I I want to move side points to be on the artboard's edge. There's a background underneath my piece and it's not locked (and I'm not in Outline mode) — so I can't marquee my 2 side points. What I do in this GIF is I click one point and then Shift+click another one. AI switches the mode to 'Key anchor', thinking that... I don't know what it's thinking :) and obviously pressing proper Align button does nothing.

    I know what Key Anchor does :) But it's not what I want now. And it would…

    16 votes

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  4. Distribute Spacing options not available in keyboard shortcut list

    When the Distribute Spacing options were added to the Align panel, they were not added to the Keyboard Shortcuts panel. They remain unavailable in v28.0.x. This is an oversight, obviously, that should not be hard to remedy but will make life much easier for those of us who rely on kbscs and/or auxiliary devices like Stream Deck, Logitech G-keys, or Xencelabs' Quick Keys, etc.

    14 votes

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  5. Distribute Spacing field is disabled if you set a key object BEFORE opening Align panel

    Windows 10 Pro (64-bit), Illustrator 24.0.1 (64-bit)

    If I wish to align / distribute two or more objects in Illustrator, if I select the objects and click on the 'master object' BEFORE I go to the 'Align' tool window, the distance box remains greyed out as you can see in one of the screenshots below. I find this very annoying, for example, I may have previously been on the 'Transform' tool window sizing my objects, then I copy them a few times and select them all, select a master object then go to the 'Align' window and the distance box…

    14 votes

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  6. When a group is set as a key object inside of the ungrouped isolation, Distribute Spacing treats some other groups as ungrouped

    1. Open the test file
    2. Isolate the group
    3. Select all
    4. Ungroup — now you have just <Objects> as the last step of isolation
    5. Click the leftmost group once with the Selection tool to make it the key
    6. Press Horizontal Distribute Space button in Align panel Ai will treat the last group as if it is ungrouped — but it is not!

    Why do I do this at all? To distribute all objects inside of a group.
    I can’t do this when it is grouped, so I select it first, then isolate (to avoid interaction with anything else on canvas), then ungroup…

    13 votes

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  7. Align / distribute spacing applies x10 multiplier in large-canvas document

    Distribute objects doesn't work properly in a large-canvas document. In the example. I applied a spacing of 2 inches, but a x10 multiplier is automatically applied, so the spacing is actually 20 inches.

    11 votes

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  8. Align / Distribute ignores Constrain Angle

    The Align and Distribute options do not take into account the Constrain Angle setting when the Constrain Angle is not equal to zero. In simpler terms, the Constrain Angle for Align and Distribute is always set to zero.

    10 votes

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  9. When a mesh object is set as a key for aligning, the edge of it doesn’t look bold

    When you click an object to mark it as a key object for aligning, Ai draws a fat bold edge around it. Works fine, but not for meshes. Need to be fixed.

    10 votes

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  10. 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.

    10 votes

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  11. Align to compound shape / key object bug (CC 23.0.1 / Win 7)

    While trying to distribute spacing using the Align palette, I've noticed a strange align bug which only appears to affect compound shapes when trying to align to a key object.

    Steps to recreate:
    1. Select two objects, one of which is a compound shape
    2. Make the compound shape the key object (click on it while selected)
    3. Set a distribute spacing distance in the Align palette, and click on the horizontal/vertical distribute spacing button.

    Result:
    The key object moves by the preset amount set and the second object get spaced from the key object by the same amount.

    Expected…

    9 votes

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  12. Objects from CC library placed in document, then embedded, do not respond logically to alignment commands.

    I've encountered this on three different apple machines over 2 years. Currently:
    1. macOS Monterey 12.7.5
    2. Illustrator 28.5
    3. Create graphic (ex. a logo) and add it to a CC Library. Place the Object in a new document. Embed it. Use direct select tool to select bounding box and delete it (so logo can be selected to change fill color, for example). Try to align object to either key object or artboard. It's likely the logo will move errantly left or right.
    4. I expect align to work as with a normal (non library) object.
    5. Video attached.

    8 votes

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  13. Constrain not working (dragging + shift key) - object jumps about like crazy.

    When holding the shift key down to constrain an item when dragging (Keeping it aligned) the object jumps about as if trying to align to something else. This happens whether smart guides or snap are on or off (All combos thereof).

    It's making laying out work very difficult. Just updated to 26.0.3 hoping the bug was fixed but it's still there. Only noticed this happening very recently, in the last day or 2 (24.01.22).

    5 votes

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  14. When a group of symbols is used as a key object, only one symbol gets the bold outline

    When you click an object to mark it as a key object for aligning, Ai draws a fat bold edge around it. Works fine, but not for a group of symbols. Need to be fixed.

    Similar to the problem with meshes, which don’t get any key outline at all:
    http://illustrator.uservoice.com/forums/601447/suggestions/45706096

    4 votes

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  15. Align to Selection & Align to Key Object not working

    Mac OS Ventura 13.0.1
    Illustrator 27.0.1 & Illustrator 26.5.2

    I am not able to select 'Align to Selection' nor 'Align to Key Object' in either the Properties panel or the Align panel. It seems stuck on 'Align to Artboard' whenever I select specific objects.

    4 votes

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  16. Align to Center fails on imported .AI file, continuously moves right

    Mac OS Monterey 12.4
    Intel Core i5
    Adobe Illustrator (desktop) 26.3.1

    When I use the align panel or the toolbar to align the Great Seal of California, an imported .AI file, to the center of the artboard, it instead moves a number of pixels to the right. After multiple attempts, it moves to the edge of the artboard. This error does not affect other assets in the document. The error persists when switching from "align to artboard" to "align to selection".

    See attached file.

    4 votes

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  17. Align to Artboard

    Please fix "Align To..." bug or new feature. I never use "Align to Selection" and many times it automatically switches to "Align to Selection" on its own. I always use "Align to Artboard" and I like that it automatically changes to "Align to Key Object" when I select a key object and goes back to my preferred Align to preference "Align to Artboard" when I do not select a key object. Because it is not stay on my preferred "Align to Artboard" and, on its own changes to "Align to Selection" it causes a problem, for example since my preferred…

    4 votes

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  18. Align function not working properly in Illustrator CC 2017

    I don't know what category this goes into because I'm not a developer. You could at least provide categories for users instead of for developers. Your program is extremely frustrating to use. It's not designed to be very user friendly. I wish Macromedia Freehand were still around, because I would be using it instead of Illustrator. I have an alignment error that happens when I select all and then use the "align to horizontal center" and "align to vertical center". I have complained about this before and no one replied to it. Since I am paying monthly for access to…

    4 votes

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  19. Align Text box with Object

    Using Windows 7 or High Sierra and Illustrator 24.2

    Align text with any object is not aligned properly. Presently it takes text box and actual height/width of text and aligns object width/height.

    I understand this is way Illustrator text work, but can changed/update so can properly aligns. Hoping to get it resolved in near coming versions.

    The alignment should work like Indesign or any vector program. Check attachment.

    3 votes

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  20. Align to Key Object not selectable unless Tool panel is open

    BUG REPORT: "Align to Key Objects" is (sporadically) not selectable as an align method, unless objects are selected while the Tool Panel is open.

    If this panel is closed during object selection, then the "Align to Key Objects" option is greyed out in both the Toolbar and in the Tool Panel (even after it is expanded/opened). This does not happen on every occasion.

    (Running Illustrator CC 2019 on Mac OS 10.14.2)

    3 votes

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