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  1. A bug compounded with rotated line gradients, arrows, and appearances

    There are some conditions for reproduction.

    ・ Line with arrow
    ・ Set gradation to line color
    Two or more lines created by the appearance

    It is good to change the line width or move by "deformation" to check the change of the overlapped line.

    Rotate the object.
    Then click on the eye icon in the appearance panel to show or hide each line. The direction of the gradation of the line not touching should change one after another.

    I have confirmed this phenomenon in all versions from CS6 to 2020.
    A similar phenomenon was obtained with the vertical axis reflect.…

    14 votes

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    I am happy to share that we have fixed this bug in our latest release – 25.2.3 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!

  2. Mixed stroke colors become white when changing fills using CMYK spectrum in an RGB document

    There is a way to make objects loose their stroke colors in specific conditions.
    1. Create an RGB document
    2. Create two shapes
    3. Make them have same fill color, but different stroke colors
    4. Select both
    5. In Control panel Shift+click the arrow button next to the fill chip, to call the alternate UI with sliders and spectrum instead of Swatches view
    6. In this dropdown panel’s menu pick CMYK

    Strokes become white.

    This does not happen if the color mode in this panel is left RGB or HSB.
    Also, strokes become white if you pick a color in…

    11 votes

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  3. Pressing Ctrl/Cmd+Enter in Color field no longer adjusts other color values proportionately with live color preview since 27.1.1

    Prior to 27.1.1, when live color changes were made, we were able to use Ctrl/Cmd+Enter after changing a value to proportionally move all other sliders, which is an equivalent of dragging a slider with Ctrl/Cmd key held.
    The face the preview is now live should not kill this old feature., since Ai surely can remember previous values.

    11 votes

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  4. Alt/Opt clicking into the spectrum bar in Color panel now changes both fill and stroke on release

    When I hold Alt/Opt and drag the cursor over the spectrum bar, I am able to change the color of the inactive attribute — in this case stroke, since fill is activated. However, as soon as the mouse button is released, the fill gets changed to the picked color too! This was not the case in the the previous version.

    11 votes

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  5. Color change Problems

    I have a collection of swatch colors that I save, and for some reason, they are all getting dull. A bright orange to darker gradient turns to a muddy orange and all of the swatches are dull. I copy the logo from an older file and realize how dull my colors have become. You can see how dull the colors have become in the attached image. Also, the Graphic Styles have become duller. You can see the new refreshed colors form a different file with the two swatches at the middle bottom of the Graphic Styles window. This is a…

    11 votes

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  6. Cannot see gradient annotator when several objects are selected

    Hi, in the latest version of Illustrator (2020), I can't see the gradient annotator when I select several objects at the same time. With a single object selected the annotator looks correctly, but when selecting two or more objects it is no longer displayed.
    In previous versions, the gradient annotator is shown when selecting several objects, which I find very useful for copying the properties of the gradient from one object to another.

    10 votes

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    I am happy to share that we have fixed this bug in our latest release – 24.1.1 for Win and 24.1 for Mac 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!

  7. Overprint attribute does not work adequately

    Create or select any object. On the Attributes panel set Overprint Fill/Stroke checkmark.
    After deselecting object Overprint attribute remains CHECKED instead of resetting. And every newly created object instantly receive this Overprint attribute!

    Very annoying and sometimes cause real troubles with undesired overprinted objects.

    Overprint attribute should reset to UNCHECKED after deselecting an object.

    10 votes

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  8. Opacity mask not working with freeform gradients

    I am trying to make an opacity map with a freeform gradient. It previews correctly but as soon as i try to leave the dialog box it goes completely white. Doing exacly the same thing with the same objects but with a regular gradient instead works just fine.

    10 votes

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  9. Arrow keys used in Color panel don’t force canvas to update in version 27.1.1 (2023)

    Whenever Arrows or Shift+Arrows key are used to quickly increment the value in a field in th Color panel, without GPU (or with Overprint Preview, which is done with CPU), — the color does not get updated on canvas, while in 26.x version it works just fine.
    The CPU canvas now gets updated only when Tab or Enter get pressed. Pressing an arrow key, with or without a modifier, is a finite operation, and should trigger the redraw event too!

    9 votes

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  10. CC Library to Illustrator Swatch: Name Length Bug Creates Magenta Spot Color

    When adding a Color Swatch to Illustrator from the CC Library:

    If the CC Library item's name is over a certain number of characters, Illustrator cannot import the swatch correctly.

    Instead, Illustrator imports the CC Library color as a Magenta Spot Color.

    The only workaround currently is to shorten the CC Library item's name to match the maximum allowed characters for an Illustrator Swatch, and then import the color.

    FIX: Allow more characters for Illustrator Swatch names to be compatible with with CC Library character length for items.

    9 votes

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  11. Global Color swatch copied into new document even if not used on element being copy/pasted.

    Problem: create a square with stroke=0 and fill=100% black. Copy and paste into new document and color swatches are okay. Now go to first document and add a Global Color swatch (i.e. Pantone Green) but don't add it to the square (so it's still stroke=0 / fill=100% black). Copy the square and paste it into a new document. For some reason, that Global Color (Pantone Green) swatch is added to the swatch palette of the new document. Now choose 'Select All Unused', the Pantone Green is selected to prove it's not being used in the element (square) you copy/pasted from…

    9 votes

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  12. 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。 

    9 votes

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  13. カラーコード入力で色を変えると戻れない

    Illustrator 26.2.1
    windows10 21h1

    カラーモードRGBでカラーパネルもRGBでの作業で、カラーコード(#と6桁)を打ち込んで色を変え、前の色に戻したいなとctrl+z(取り消し)を押すと挙動がおかしいです。
    まったく戻らなかったり、カラーコードを打ち込む前の操作に戻ったりします。

    コミュニティに投稿し、再現されている方がいるのでバグだと思います。

    ご対応のほどよろしくお願い致します。

    https://community.adobe.com/t5/illustrator%E3%83%95%E3%82%A9%E3%83%BC%E3%83%A9%E3%83%A0-discussions/%E3%82%AB%E3%83%A9%E3%83%BC%E3%82%B3%E3%83%BC%E3%83%89%E3%82%92%E6%89%8B%E6%89%93%E3%81%A1%E3%81%99%E3%82%8B%E3%81%A8%E6%88%BB%E3%82%8C%E3%81%AA%E3%81%84/td-p/12870738

    7 votes

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    Under Review  ·  PCM Maro responded

    Illustrator 製品版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「カラーパネルの RGB カラーコードでの色変更が、操作(アクション)として正しく認識されない現象」の再現を確認いたしました。

    開発の対応状況などは、こちらでご報告できればと存じます。

    今後ともよろしくお願いいたします。

    Illustrator チーム

  14. Color Theme Picker works with problems

    After the Adobe Illustrator update (don't know if it was the last one in April 2021 or the previous one) Color Theme Picker in a new version of the Recolor Artwork tool stops working. Not only in my app but in the apps of at least 3 people - different OS, different computers. It just doesn't activate then you click the icon.

    The solution was found but it was very strange - you need to open Adobe Illustrator not directly on your computer but through the Adobe Creative Cloud desktop app. Then Color Theme Picker starts working. And continues to…

    7 votes

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  15. Color Undo not working

    1. Select an object
    2. Move object
    3. Paste Hex code into color panel, hit enter
    4. Paste Hex code into color panel, hit enter
    5. Paste Hex code into color panel, hit enter
    6. press 'cmd+z' (undo) The color changes are skipped undo jumps to 1. (Undo: Move object)
    7 votes

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  16. CMYK Colors change by themselves randomly

    Watch as I simply keep trying to specify a color in a CMYK document. Simply changing the hex code, then deselecting the element, then double click the fill box to open the color, and sometimes it stays, sometimes it changes. I change it, it changes again. I need this to work 100% I can't have colors randomly changing on me after I specify them. I can also trace similar color problems back since v6 or so - had many color inconsistencies between illustrator versions, this constant color shift battle has to be fixed

    Mac 10.13.6
    Illustrator CC 23.0.2

    7 votes

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  17. 6 votes

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  18. Dragging a gradient slider stop changes the opacity of other stops on the slider

    Hi all.
    Since I was asked by one of the Adobe employees, here's my post.
    Windows 10.

    I am getting seriously miffed. After using Illustrator ever since the nineties I can no longer do what I need so, so often: duplicating a color stop in a gradient while keeping the other stops as they are.

    Say I have the following:

    Stop 1 - position 0 - Opacity 0
    Stop 2 - position 25 - Opacity 100
    Stop 3 - position 75 - Opacity 100
    Stop 5 - position 100 - Opacity 0

    I need a zero opacity stop on position…

    6 votes

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  19. 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.

    6 votes

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  20. Blue is now purple

    When selecting a vibrant blue with the color-picker it shows it correctly and when it is applied it looks purple. (the color's HEX is correct though)

    This also happens when I drag&drop an image that has vibrant blue colors in it.

    Any ideas why this is happening?

    6 votes

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