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Illustrator (Desktop) Bugs

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  1. Hide text highlighting on "Hide Edges" (CMD+H)

    This was never fixed in CC 2015 - 2017 and the same **** bug is in CC2018.

    In ALL previous versions of AI prior to CC2015 (or at least as far back as CS5 when I got Illy), if you selected text with the Text Tool which made the text highlighted, if you then performed the Hide Edges command, the highlight would NOT show... that way you could change the color, Tracking, font size etc of ONLY the SELECTED characters without affecting the others.

    The "big deal" here is when you are trying to see the color change take effect…

    9 votes

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    12 comments  ·  GPU Rendering Issues  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    Under Review  ·  Anish Kumar responded

    Hi,

    Thanks for reporting this bug Illustrator Team really appreciate this.
    We are able to reproduce this issue in house and we are investigating it .

  2. Large Amounts of Text overrun text area, disregard justification

    I'm using Illustrator CC (2017).
    I am creating a 6'x4' poster, where a single text box holds the entire text of the Bible (~730,000 words) as a single string of text (regular spaces between words, but no paragraph returns) in Helvetica Neue Lt Std, 107 Extra Bold Condensed, 3 pt size with 2.7 pt leading, all caps, full justification, default hyphenation. I am using a text wrap around a compound object with a transparent fill to create a negative space in the midst of this text block (in my case, that compound object is text converted to a shape, so…

    9 votes

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    3 comments  ·  Type, Fonts, Text  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    Under Review  ·  Anish Kumar responded

    Thanks for reporting this bug Illustrator Team really appreciate this.
    We are able to reproduce this issue in house and we are investigating it .

  3. Still not able to paste (CMD + V) text when creating a new folder in Save as dialog box in Ai 2020

    In the latest update the copy and paste option is fixed when trying to do it in the save as dialog box. But if I try to create a new folder with the save as dialog box open I still cannot cmd+v to paste text into the field.

    8 votes

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  4. ブラックの色をドラッグ&ドロップで選ぶとBK100の色がリッチブラックになる

    塗り(または線)を画像のように下のブラックを選択するところからドラッグ&ドロップで選ぶとBK100がリッチブラックになってしまった。 
ドラッグ&ドロップではなく、クリックで色を選ぶとBK100になる。スウォッチの中に入っているブラックからドラッグ&ドロップで選ぶとBK100になる。これはCS6の時からある
バグです。 

    8 votes

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    Under Review  ·  2 comments  ·  Colors, Swatches, Patterns  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  5. 楕円シェイプを含む選択範囲に対して回転をかけると変形パネルの高さの数値がおかしくなる

    楕円シェイプとその他の図形が同時に選択されている状態で回転をかけると変形パネルのHが異常な数値となる。

    環境
    macOS10.15.6 Illustrator ver.25.2.3

    再現手順:
    1. 楕円シェイプとその他の図形を描き全てを選択する。
    2. 回転ツール又は変形パネル等を利用して選択範囲を任意の角度に回転する。
    3. 変形パネル上のHの数値が選択範囲の正常な高さを示さない。

    期待する結果
    変形パネルの高さの項目が選択範囲の高さを正常に表示する。

    実際の結果
    変形パネルの高さの項目が選択範囲の高さを正常に拾わない。

    とりあえずの対処法ですが、シェイプを拡張することにより通常のpathItemとすると意図した数値が得られるようになります。

    7 votes

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    0 comments  ·  User Interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Illustrator 製品フィードバックへのご協力ありがとうございます。

    ご報告いただいた「楕円シェイプを含む複数図形を選択して回転すると、オブジェクトの高さ(H)の情報が正しく数値反映されない」という問題ですが、検証でも再現いたしました。

    今後、開発状況などのアップデートがありましたら、こちらでご報告いたします。

    今後ともよろしく願いいたします。

    Illustrator チーム

  6. Scripting window keeps appearing and no way to remove it

    Uninstalling/Reinstalling does not remove prompt. Starting appearing after most recent update to with the new ipad features. Going back to older version, the window doesn't appear.

    6 votes

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    7 comments  ·  SDK and Scripting  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    This issue is happening due to a security feature added in Illustrator to inform the user if any external application tries to execute a script in Illustrator.

    Solution: Update your Logitech options app to the latest version – https://www.logitech.com/en-in/product/options

    https://helpx.adobe.com/illustrator/kb/fix-scripting-error.html

    We heard from some users that above solution is not working for them, we are investigating this issue. Meanwhile users can try the below workaround

    Create a JSX file with the following content:
    app.preferences.setBooleanPreference(“ShowExternalJSXWarning”, false);
    Save the above JSX file. Now, go to File > Scripts > Other Script, and choose the newly saved jsx file.

    This will suppress the warning dialog and run the script.

  7. BUG: Envelope Distort (with Anti Alias option on) changes colour values of embedded images.

    When trying to use Envelope Distort (eg Mesh) and the 'Anti Alias' option to maintain clarity, if the artwork features embedded images (eg a multichannel PSD that must be embedded for Envelope Distort action) it is clearly seen the results with and with AA active are different. Only without use of AA will the colour values remain faithful to the original pre-distorted image.

    Whilst I would expect some changes along edges, etc. that would benefit the most from using AA, it is seen across the entire image. This is not correct and renders the Envelope Distort function unusable for these…

    6 votes

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  8. Drop Shadow, Outer Glow, Etc. renders incorrectly on large polygons angled lines only.

    When I make a drop shadow, outer glow etc. there are places on the shadow that end abruptly in intervals. I make a triangle or any polygon (even a rectangle that is rotated). Go to Effect>Illustrtator Effect>Stylize>Drop Shadow. Multiply:75%:0":0":0.5". Color Black. I've tried other colors and other settings for Blur and Mode. This does the exact same thing using Outer Glow. I have a 66" x 36" artboard on the examples below.

    Windows 10 - Illustrator v.24.0.1

    6 votes

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  9. Smart guides not working on Text Area boxes

    Mac OS 10.11.6 El Capitan (and also Windows 10)
    Illustrator CC 2018

    Hi!
    I have a problem with the latest version of Illustrator (I just upgraded from CS6):
    Smart Guides do not appear on Text Area boxes (corners or sides), for example when I want to draw a line with the pen from one corner of a box to a corner of another box).
    They do appear normally on other objects.

    Snap to Grid and Snap to Pixel are off. Snap to Point is on, but the problem is the same when off.

    Is anyone experiencing the same? Is there…

    6 votes

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  10. The colors in the closed file are persistently and almost forcibly trying to enter the palette.

    Let's say a spot color was used in a previous work and somehow copied. Later, when the file job is finished and I start another new job even though I have closed it, the copied color in the closed file persistently and almost forcibly tries to enter the palette. I tried to describe it simply in the video.

    5 votes

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  11. 配置メニューでキーボードアクセラレーター「C」が重複している

    • Windows 10
    • Illustrator Version 25 (all)

    ファイルメニュー→配置メニューを利用した際にファイルメニューが表示されますが、「クラウドドキュメントを開く」と「置換」で、キーボードアクセラレーター用のキーである「C」が重複し、置換側が働かなくなっています。

    Version 24まではクラウドドキュメントのメニューがなかったことから、Version 25としての不具合に相当します。

    5 votes

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    0 comments  ·  User Interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    製品フィードバックへのご協力ありがとうございます。

    ご報告いただいた問題が再現できました。

    情報のアップデートがありましたら、こちらでご報告いたします。

    よろしくお願いいたします。

    Illustrator チーム

  12. Editing a small CC Library object breaks the thumbnail

    Editing small CC Library items leads to imminent damage to it's thumbnail.

    1 Create an object in Illustrator (for testing purpose make it 4pt x 4pt)
    2 Add it to cc library (noth that thumbnail is generated properly)
    3 Edit the cc lib. object in illustrator (anything will do just add a rectangle anywhere on the canvas)
    4 Save/close the CC lib object

    Expected: the thumbnail is updated and represents the content of the CC item
    Observed: the thumbnail is ridiculously small/not readable

    Check the screenshots and video attached.

    5 votes

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    3 comments  ·  Cloud, Libraries  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    Under Review  ·  Anish Kumar responded

    Hi Valerii,

    Thanks for the confirmation. Since we are able to reproduce the issue, so we will review it and prioritize accordingly.

    Thanks
    Anish

  13. Cannot undo paragraph or character style changes or deletions

    If I make any changes to paragraph of character styles, I cannot undo them, even if I delete a style. Changes are not registered at all as undo states. The only way to undo is to revert to a previous save.

    5 votes

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    3 comments  ·  Type, Fonts, Text  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    Under Review  ·  Anish Kumar responded

    Hi Elmo,

    Thanks for reporting the issue. We are able to reproduce this at our end and will look into this.

    Thanks
    Anish

  14. Stability update made Illustrator very unstable

    I noticed the 27/07/2020 update described itself as addressing stability issues, which I didn't have. Since the update ran, 3 hours ago, I've had three crashes - all when copying text and graphics together. My crash report crashed too.

    4 votes

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  15. Text with missing fonts do not always highlight

    Even though "Highlight Substitute Fonts" is enabled in Preferences, text is not always highlighted when a font is missing. Expected behavior is for text with missing fonts to be highlighted in pink when this feature is enabled.

    4 votes

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  16. Text missing in SVG files

    This is the first time trying to use Illustrator since it updated to the newest version (23.0.1) and updating my Mac to High Sierra (10.14). I have previously used Illustrator to edit SVG files, specifically the text in those files. When I open similar SVG files in the new Illustrator, all of my text is missing. My computer is due for a small update which will go through later tonight but this seems like a bug within Illustrator. When I open the SVG in Photoshop 2019 and re-export it as a SVG, I am able to see the text in…

    4 votes

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  17. Illustrator not working after Oct 2018 update (version 23.0)

    Since the Oct 2018 update, I cannot open or use the program. I see this screen (see attached). Also, I'm not sure if this has anything to do with the issue, but since the update a folder has appeared on my desktop named 'GPUCache' with 5 files inside (photo attached)

    4 votes

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  18. graphic style library don't load at startup

    Hello,

    Even with the option "persistent" ticked, custom graphic Style libraries don't reopen automatically.

    4 votes

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  19. Bug when Setting Artboard Ruler Origins

    Ai v 22.0.0
    macOS 10.12.6

    After updating from CC 2017 to CC 2018, I can now no longer assign individual Artboard Ruler Origins to each Artboard in a document

    I use several nested Artboards to control different areas of the same artwork and assign the Ruler Origin of each to the same object. After the update, I can now only assign the ruler origin of one of the nested Artboards to the selected object; the Origin does not change on the others.

    I have tried deleting all existing Artboards and then creating them and setting the Ruler Origin one at…

    4 votes

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  20. Touch Bar Color Controls are Broken

    Touch bar controls do not change the color of objects when using sliders, and swatches save to touch bar but not to actual swatches panel. Cannot delete swatches from Touch Bar.

    MacBook Pro Late 2016 + Latest MacOS

    4 votes

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