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Illustrator (Desktop) Bugs

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  1. CMYK sliders don't work when decimals appear

    Mac OSX High Sierra Version 10.13.5 Adobe Illustrator 22.1
    I am new this month to Adobe Illustrator.
    I have been able to use my app for only 3 days in the last 3 weeks. I have a 2 second wheel of death whenever decimals appear instead of the normal number percentages. A few things happen when the decimals appear, either trying to use the sliders freezes the screen as it fades, or I can move the sliders and the decimals disappear, (3 days only), or I have just the decimals and cannot change the colors. Note the shade of yellow…

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  2. Eye dropper picks up the wrong color

    As seen in the clip attached, the eyedropper does not always pick up the correct color. After speaking with a few Adobe support members, they were unable to come up with a solution.

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  3. global color slider occasionally stuck

    We work from a preset set of colors that I have set up as global colors so that we can easily use percentages of each color in the projects we work on. I have found that not infrequently the global color slider will get "stuck" on the initial percentage it is set to. Trying to change the percentage by typing in a new percentage will get set back to the percentage that it was originally set to (I was just working on a project where I set it to 30% initially. That looked too faint so I typed in "40"…

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  4. Problem rasterising unicode-named spot colors

    If you make a spot color named not in English, assign it to a path and then try to rasterize it with "keep spot colors" option checked, the rasterized image will miss that spot color. It will be converted to process colors instead.

    Renaming it to English name immediately fixes the problem. Adding a single non-English letter (I tried Russian) returns it back.

    This can be easily tested with separation preview panel that hides unused spot colors. Tested on Mac with the latest Illustrator, also tried on older Illustrator CC - behaviour is the same.

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  5. Radial gradient generates broken CSS

    Illustrator CC 22.1. To reproduce, create a rectangle with fill set to any radial gradient. Name the rectangle, open CSS Properties window. Observe the generated CSS:

    .GradientBox
    {
    background : -moz-radial-gradient(50% 50%, circle farthest-corner, rgba(255, 255, 255, 1) 0%, rgba(0, 0, 0, 1) 100%);
    background : -webkit-radial-gradient(50% 50%, circle farthest-corner, rgba(255, 255, 255, 1) 0%, rgba(0, 0, 0, 1) 100%);
    background : -webkit-gradient(radial,50% 50% ,0 , 50% 50%, 272.12 ,color-stop(0,rgba(255, 255, 255, 1) ),color-stop(1,rgba(0, 0, 0, 1) ));
    background : -o-radial-gradient(50% 50%, circle farthest-corner, rgba(255, 255, 255, 1) 0%, rgba(0, 0, 0, 1) 100%);
    background : -ms-radial-gradient(50% 50%, circle farthest-corner,…

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  7. Mac Illustrator CC2018 cannot key in % of Cyan as the tint % of the Swatch

    When create a swatch e.g. 20C 80M 0Y 0K,

    I cannot key in 20 (%) as the tint of that swatch.

    Even use my magic mouse scroll one digit to one digit, next to 19 is 21.

    No digit 20.

    https://forums.adobe.com/message/10125085#

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  8. Custom color library have varied and inconsistent behaviors

    When creating a custom color library, for example, using PANTONE colors with custom CMYK values, Illustrator imports them in to the swatches pallet inconsistently. Double clicking adds colors one way, clicking on "add to swatches" adds color another way. And, some PANTONE colors are added differently than how they were imported in to the custom color library. For example: I created a custom CMYK build for PANTONE 115 C. I imported to my custom color library then double click to add to swatches. It adds the color but somehow converts the color to what looks like a Lab to CMYK…

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  9. Colors Display As Black and Blue

    An AI file opens on all our computers except one, with 5 different colors, blue, green, and orange. The one exception opens the file but it renders as black and blue. In all the color settings areas it shows the correct colors but the rendering still doesn't render correctly no matter what you change.

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  10. Pencil automatically goes to no color

    Hi, everytime I draw a line with the pencil tool and have the fill with a color ex: black it automatically goes to no color. This randomly just started happening to me.

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  11. Eyedropper wants to convert everything to text color?

    I have several elements that need to be colored the same way. After coloring the first one, I'm trying to color pick it to color the others... only as soon as I hover over the previously colored object a T appears next to the eyedropper and it colors the object black, regardless of the color I click on with the tool.

    There is NO text on the page!

    I cannot find anything that addresses this problem, and I'm wasting a lot of time trying to figure it out.

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  12. Cannot set tint percentage to C (cyan) value except by sliding cursor

    Illustrator CC 2018
    Windows 10

    If I want to set the tint value of a CMYK colour to the same percentage as the Cyan number (66 in the example below), my only option is to slide the cursor, because typing the value or raching the value with the keyboard arrows don't work.

    This was already an issue with CS6, on both Mac and PC.

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  13. Colour changes on Multiple Objects in Color Panel issues

    Illustrator 2018 CC 22.0.1
    Mac OS El Capitan 10.11.6

    As per video, when trying to change colour of multiple objects in the Color Panel when colours aren’t set to Global, under CMYK settings I enter 0,0,0,0, hit Enter/Return on my keyboard, and nothing changes.

    When the multiple objects all have colours that are set to Global, the Color Panel has other odd issues. Selecting CMYK, greyscale brings up no settings, but RGB, HSB does, though odd settings show up.

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  14. Illustrator CC 2018 crash on swatch library import

    Hello,

    Every now and again when I import a swatch library from the presets folder via the Swatches import menu from "Other Library"; Ai would crash the first round. When I open the file again and repeat the import process, no crashes occur.

    This happened with previous versions as well.

    Thanks and cheers.

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  15. color changed automatically when the ai file saved and reopened,

    the color changed automatically when the
    ai closed and reopened (CC 2018)

    Adobe Illustrator CC 2018

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  16. Swatches disappear

    I've been experiencing this phenomena in which my swatches would disappear every now and then. One day, I'll have all the default swatches available in the swatch menu, other days, it'll only be the color white.

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  17. Illustrator does not change the colour profile of Swathes between open files of different color profiles

    See Case 0189293847.
    "Basic RGB" Colour Swatch does not change colour when switching files (tabs) of open files with different Embedded profiles.
    If you close down then open illustrator, it will take and then keep the swatch with that profile.

    Replication of error.


    1. Create .ai file that has the "ProPhoto RGB" assigned profile and save
      ensuring the ICC profile is embedded

    2. Create .ai file that has the "sRGB" assigned profile and save
      ensuring the ICC profile is embedded


    3. Edit>"Colour Settings", and set the Working Space RGB to "ProPhoto RGB"
      Tick on:


      • Profile Mismatches

      • Missing Profiles
        Press OK



    4. Close down Illustrator

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  18. Swatch border line problem.

    AI 21.1.0 (64bit) Windows 10, macOS Sierra
    When I apply custom bitmap swatch at object, unexpected border line display (it occurrs even in default vector swatch).
    And export it to PDF, border line still exists.

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  19. 100% black will not output to film as 100%

    Came across this same issue now using CC 2017 but was able to isolate it. Customer file in CMYK color space, black at 100% nothing in the document except a 100% black rectangle. Illustrator reports 100% black but when output to film black is approximately 80%. Copying the entire content to a new document the output is at 100%. Using the original document and changing the color panel to grey scale black is 100%. Changing back to CMYK black is also 100% black. Placing the file into another dicument also produces 100% black. The latest file was created in CS6…

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  20. User guide correction

    Customer support asked that I make this post via their twitter account. I found that the content in the user guide identifying the various symbols and marks of the swatch panel is not accurately labeled. E and F are wrong. They should say LAB and RGB but they instead are calling the icons CMYK AND RGB. Could be highly confusing those just learning the software. Thanks!!

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