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Illustrator (Desktop) Bugs

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  1. Pixel Preview option bug

    1. Illustrator CC 2018 (22.0.1)
    2. create a circle in the artboard (any size), then open a new window. choose one of these two windows to set view model with Pixel preview. nothing happened. and nothing changed in this window. if zoom in or out. still can see the scale value on the file title bar.
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  2. Illustrator CC 2018 (Mac) Crashes Affects ALL CC Programs

    illustrator CC2018 crashes about every third or fourth time I "Save AS" an EPS. Freezes immediately AND freezes any open CC programs. Have to Force Quit all to restart each. This is getting old, fast.

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  3. illustrator 2018

    Today i installed Illustrator last version.

    When we click a smart object in photoshop, illustrator open bit doesnt open the vector we are trying to work from smart object.

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  4. Dynamic symbols automatically expands

    When placing a dynamic symbol on an artboard, then re-opening the document it becomes "expanded" - Link to symbol breaked. This only occurs with dynamic symbols.

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  5. Optimize Illustrator

    I've already optimized Illustrator for my graphics card. I keep getting the notification for it, even though I've done it.

    I could turn off the notification, but I'd rather get important Adobe update news.

    Can the message be automatically deactivated if we've already optimized?

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    Ideally, you should get this message only once and not always. Which version of Illustrator are you using?

    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.

    Warm Regards,
    Ashutosh Chaturvedi | Sr. Quality Engineering Manager – Illustrator

  6. High Sierra 10.13

    Es imposible trabajar con la aplicación ya que todo se colapsa por un lag extremo. Todas las herramientas se ven afectadas y ni siquiera crear un simple objeto resulta fácil debido a la lentitud. Mi equipo es un Macbook pro Mid 2014 intel i7 2.5 GHZ 16GB DDR3 de memoria Iris pro 1.536 MB y NVIDIA GT 750 2GB. Necesito ayuda urgente por favor,

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    Please get in touch with us https://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.

    Warm Regards,
    Ashutosh Chaturvedi | Sr. Quality Engineering Manager – Illustrator

  7. Panel Options not displaying on click and hold

    In the panel selection for all the tools (natively on the left) as a click and hold on a tool (ie. The rectangle tool) it does not show any options to select anything else such as the ellipse tool. This issue exists on all of the tool buttons as well as trying to selecting font sizes, in the character panel. Another example is the transparency dropdown. The dropdown just doesn't show up when I click it.

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  8. Macbook completely crashes with Illustrator 2018

    Hi, I'm using Illustrator 2018 and quite frequently my MacBook Pro 2017 crashes completely when I'm moving objects around or copying objects. It happened with the 2017 version as well. I can only hard reset my computer, which NEVER happens with other apps.
    Thanks for help

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  9. Create New

    I have Illustrator 2018. Whenever I click create new, I'm expecting to see the full range of canvas options, but instead it's cut off at web (instead of including Art & Illustration canvases etc.). Resizing the window still cuts it off, and sometimes it'll fit but there will be white space instead of filling the window.

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    Please get in touch with us https://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.

    Warm Regards,
    Ashutosh Chaturvedi | Sr. Quality Engineering Manager – Illustrator

  10. Many Many issues with Illustrator 2018

    1. Ever since I've updated to Illustrator 2018, the program is always lagging and becomes non-responsive. Something simple like selecting "T" for a new text line will stall my program. I've attached my computer specs.

    2. The alt shortcut for brush tool no longer selects color with the eye drop tool. I have to manually select the eyedropper, then switch back to the brush tool which is very frustrating when I need to do this hundreds of times a day!

    3. The startup time has increased dramatically. Showing a blank screen for a couple minutes until the illustrator home screen finally appears. Also…

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  11. UI bug

    illustrator CC 2018 (ver. 22.0.1(64bit) / windows 10 Falls creator

    UI gets 'mangled', rendering it unusable, displays 'eating' each other or disappearing or not appearing, usually starts in 'control' area. Happens after various length of time, no special event triggering it.

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  13. Name layer pop up panel appears twice

    On macOS 10.12.6, working with a Wacom. If you double-click on a layer to rename it and the panel pops up to rename, clicking OK doesn't get rid of the panel. It re-appears a second time.

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    Please accept my sincere apology for the inconvenience.
    If you are still facing this issue, 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.

  14. Can't preview artwork

    Hi, I can't preview any artwork. However I can see the layers and when I drag the file, i can see the preview. Once i release the mouse, it turns black again.

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  15. Anchor Points Flat Instead of Sharp Points

    When I draw a point with the pen tool, sometimes it gives me a nice sharp point, and other times it flattens it like a bad military haircut. If I wanted it flat I'd select the Bevel Join. Instead it takes me several minutes of fiddling with the anchor point angles to get the points, often giving me a curve that I didn't want, and wasting valuable time. It seems to be even worse than usual since the latest update (22.0.0).

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  16. Mac Illustrator CC. Shift click not moving gradient mesh point along path.

    I'm making sure to hold shift before left clicking my mouse on the appropriate gradient mesh point as I've always done to move the point along a path. However it moves the whole path rather than just the point like I haven't hit shift at all.

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  17. I can't paste into a new layer

    I've updated to Illustrator version 22.0.0. I am working on a file where I need to replace a logo bug, so created a new layer. I've locked the original layer and then tried to paste the new bug onto the new layer (yes, it is selected), but I get the notice "You are attempting to paste or drag into one or more layers that are locked or hidden. Do you want to unlock and show all approriate layers?" So now I have to paste onto the original layer first, then move up to new layer. Is this a bug?

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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 – https://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.

    Warm Regards,
    Ashutosh Chaturvedi | Sr. Quality Engineering Manager – Illustrator

  18. Asset Export Panel Empty

    Unable to use "Asset Export" because the panel is empty. Help please.

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  19. There are so many bugs my brain is too fried to write them in. I can't do anything. Every two minutes something goes wrong.

    Description says all.

    I have an image with a bounding box that's extremely large (no, there's nothing else in the layers panel).

    I have tried to export an object and was given the option for two different ones, even though there is only one (nope, no hidden duplicates).

    Handles were missing when using direct select tool. Came back randomly for no reason.

    And on and on and on.

    You need to beta these 'updated' products before you encourage those of us who have paying clients and no time for this **** to download a new version.

    I'm always excited for…

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  20. "New Document" window doesn't scale on Windows 10

    On Windows 10, the "New Document" window (reachable from the "Get Started" window by pressing "Create new...", for example) doesn't scale according to the scaling set in Windows display settings.
    Set to 250% (Windows recommendation), the window looks fine.
    Set to smaller values, the content doesn't fit in the frame. See attachment (200%).

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