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Illustrator (Desktop) Bugs

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  1. Illustrator CC 18 freezing on macOS High Sierra

    Ever since upgrading to 2018 Illustrator, it frequently freezes my entire screen after performing simple actions such as moving or rotating objects. Have had to hard-reboot my MacBook Pro 2016 (Touch Bar version) several times which is obviously not good for the system. This is not an issue with any of the other Adobe CC apps I have installed, Photoshop/InDesign/Premiere Pro etc. all work perfectly fine. Please resolve this ASAP - I rely on Illustrator for my work.

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  2. Kindly Fix All The Bugs Of Illustrator CC 2018 & Photshop CC 2018 Plz

    Kindly Fix All The Bugs Of Illustrator CC 2018 & Photshop CC 2018 Plz

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  3. Alt click drag

    I am curious if anyone has ran into the same problem or even knows how to fix this problem.
    I am using illustrator 2018 and I can not use the Alt click drag method to duplicate
    I can not find out how to fix this issue

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  4. Shaper tool eraser bug

    When I scribble over an extra line with the shaper tool the line disappears. if I copy/paste or move the object, the line reappears. its really frustrating that I cannot copy and paste my drawing and makes the shaper tool useless for me. any way to fix this? I added a photo with the extra lines

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  5. PDF does not preserve Illustrator editing capabilities!!

    I upgraded two days ago to the new version of Illustrator. I've been saving PDFs with 'Preserve Illustrator Editing Capabilities' for years. Now when I do it, it's flattening the PDFs and not allowing editing as normal. It has totally ruined two of my complex files and I've lost hours of work.

    Has anyone else had this problem or know of a fix?

    So frustrating!

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  6. ARTBOARAD SELECTION and arrow tool in CC 2018

    I can't select and move vector graphics without this happening to my illustrator artboard (see screen catures), I can't move graphic elements without it shaking. I try zooming in and out - closing the document and illustrator and starting all over again, but it keeps happening over and over, I can't basically use the APP AT ALL.

    Everytime I try to select and element or move an element the whole APP almost goes into a malfunction!

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  7. can´t use kerning between two characters

    Hi,

    I can´t use the "kerning between two letters" in the characters palette when working on my Imac with Cintiq plugged in. This part of the characters palette is set to "Auto". The pop up with "metrical" and "optical" is not showing up. I can kern between two characters manually but would like to set a whole word two optical. The bug disappears when I am plugging of my Cintiq and working with the mouse on my Imac. Horrible. Fix this.

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  8. All printer functions bugged

    Printing no longer works at all in Illustrator v22.0.0. Printing to our HP DesignJet 1100PS fails to pickup color representations as well as alignment. Additionally, printing to a laser cutter driver fails to render thin lines properly. Both of these functions work if exported to PDF, then printed from outside of Illustrator

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  9. Saving PDF Security override by gmail

    Dear sir or madam,

    I've noticed as i saved PDF in CS6 to send to a Client and i used password protection with no permissions (printing, copying....)

    And the thing is, if you open the email att. in this case My protected PDF in gmail preview - you can print it with no problems. And if you print to a PDF file, you get the same PD minus the Password protection.

    I think this could be a big issue.

    So i see google's gmail now as an easy fool proof password hack tool.

    hope i helped somehow with this.

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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.

    Thanks
    Anish Kumar
    Illustrator Team

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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.

    Thanks
    Anish Kumar
    Illustrator Team

  11. Cannot uncheck rubber band option

    Bug where in the preferences panel the rubber band option for the pen tool will not uncheck.

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  12. Align to Artboard: X and Y position not established within the active artboard

    Illustrator CC 22.0.1

    Align to Artboard: X and Y position not established within the active artboard but retains the global X and Y position.

    When selecting and copying the X position of vertex (A) on active artboard (A), then activating another artboard (B) and selecting vertex (B). When pasting the X position for vertex (A) from artboard (A) to vertex (B) on artboard (B) it pastes the global X position. The previous version retained the local artboard X position when align to artboard was activated. Which is very helpful in maintaining consistency between artboards.

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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.

    Thanks
    Anish Kumar
    Illustrator Team

  13. ワードで作ったPDFをイラレCCに配置して新たにPDFを作ることが出来なくなった。

    以前はワードで作ったPDFをイラレCCに配置し、トンボを付けて新たにPDFを作ると言う作業を出来ていましたが、
    最近バージョンアップ後?上記の様な作業を行ったところ、PDFはできるのですが、一部のみ表示され後は空白といったPDFが作られました。
    他のアクロバットリーダーのみの端末で出来たPDFを開いたところ「このページにはエラーがあります。Acrobatはページを正しく表示できない場合があります。PDF文書の製作者に連絡し て問題を解決してください」とメッセージでます。
    また、以前のバージョンで作成したところ作成出来ました。

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  14. Brush edge dissapears. Can't see the shape of my brush. Randomly.

    Cannot see the outline of my brush. Randomly it dissapears. It would be great if I was into random looks to what I do. But I'm not.

    In fact, I'll hazard a guess that not many people paying close to £50/month are very into randomly varying results.

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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.

    Thanks
    Anish Kumar
    Illustrator Team

  15. The latest updates

    I've missed advert deadlines, because even though I'm on the newest Macbook pro, Photoshop and Illustrator have been dysfuntional, with artboards glitching, font sizes not being adjustable and glitching to the maximum size before telling me the font's too big.

    On top of this, the work often dissapears when zooming in and fonts do not sync with your type app.

    So I pay money for a subscription because you are industry standard, yet I've now missed deadlines, been hung up on three times by your support staff and failed to receive confirmation that you are at least attempting to solve…

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  16. 環境設定の変更が反映されなくなった

    バージョン21.1.0

    環境設定を変更した際に設定が反映されなくなりました。
    ・一般/キー入力の単位と角度の制限
    ・単位/一般と線
    の設定を変えていたところ起きた事態です。

    線を描画する際に何度か角度を変える必要がありましたので、15分間くらいのうちに何回か設定の変更をしましたところ、途中から反映されなくなりました。
    (角度の固定を30度や45度や0度に変更していたところ、0度にしても30度で固定されたままになりました)

    Illustratorを再起動したところ、解決しました。

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  17. Selecting multiple objects with different opacities incorrectly reports their opacities as 0%

    AI CC 2018 - MacOS Sierra
    When selecting multiple objects with two different opacities (say one square at 80% and another at 40%) it reports their value as 0%.

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  18. ArtStyle.aip

    Illustrator is opening in safe mode, or crashing all because of this plug-in: ArtStyle.aip

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  19. Popups do not work in new version of AI

    cannot access small-caps menu. Click on "character" and nothing heppens

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  20. Illustrator 22.0.1 not opening in High Sierra

    I (foolishly) updated to High Sierra last night. Now Illustrator won't open. Clicking on the icon, all I get is this:

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    you may try resetting preference once to see it helps.

    If not, 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

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