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Illustrator (Desktop) Bugs

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  1. Illustrator can't read it's own files properly

    Looses bitmap figure embedded in .ai file, reports the bitmap is missing when opening. While other software opens the file just right. Including Adobe Acrobat, Gmail preview, apple finder preview and Affinity Designer.

    I made a file using Adobe illustrator, this file contains two jpg images. When I save the file and open it using illustrator on two different computers, a dialoge appears complaining the jpgs are missing and offer to replace them.
    Oddly other software packages read the same file just fine, INCLUDING the allegedly missing jpg images, and in good quality.

    I can provide the file if you…

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  2. png exported from document with bleed

    When you export png from document with bleed, even if you select the "use artboard" option, the png files have bleed included.

    Adobe 22.0.1 - Mac

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  3. Unembed flattened Link, needs warning that it will save over layered file.

    You need to warn/remind users that the flattened link (that they chose to do when they first embedded their link), if they then save their "unembed" file back to the original link location of the original layered source file, they will be saving a flat version over the top.

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  4. Linked images are embed after exported as assets

    AI 22.0.1

    Hi All,

    images linked in a document when exported as assets are automatically embedded. That means that a document increase its weight suddenly making it unusable and extremely weight.

    Please fix this behavior, images linked must continue to be linked.

    Thanks

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  5. file dmage

    illstratrator cs3 user from south korea. some trouble occured.
    when open file, file damage window problem!!
    please answer me....

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  6. Export to PSD

    1. Adobe Illustrator CC 2018
    2. Export in Illustrator as a PSD with retained layers
    3. Expected the same document to appear in Photoshop with all layers as it appears in Illustrator
    4. Some of the Vectors distorted as they were saving as a PSD
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  7. Sizes and coordinates get distorted in SVG export

    Adobe Illustrator CC on Mac OS
    I composed a graphic in Illustrator to use as a SVG Sprite in CSS. To make sure all my sprites render sharply I aligned my vectors to full pixel coordinates and sizes. Unfortunately those same coordinates end up on some slightly odd positions in the source of the exported SVG.
    I used the "Export as..." function with Decimals set to 2.

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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

  8. Illustrator CS5 Shuts down every time I push save

    How do I fix this? I can't save anything anymore. It use to work fine.

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  9. Export as PNG not working in iOS

    V 22.0.1 on iOS thru Creative Cloud will no longer let me Export As PNG or JPG. I've checked for updates and there are none. I've tried a restart on my MacBook Pro and the Creative Cloud. I can't figure out what is wrong. I really need to be able to do this.

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  10. When I try to save a file, I am told my file is a "read only" copy

    I use Illustrator version 20.0.0 (2015.3)

    I have not experienced this problem until very recently.

    After I have saved a file, when I make changes to it that I want to save, I am told I cannot, as it is a read-only copy.

    I have already checked the properties of my file, and it is NOT "read-only."

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  11. Illustrator 5 crashes everytime i try saving a file

    Hi, every time I try to save my file on illustrator it crashes, I'm using OS X Yosemite 10.10.5, any advice?

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  12. Files Breaking on Save after creating Saved Swatch Library

    Illustrator v22.0.1: We use art tiles to create repeat prints for textile printing. There is a bug that cause my original .eps files to become garbled after I have used that .eps file to create a saved swatch library. STEP1.png shows the original art file and its save options. STEP2.png shows creating a pattern from the art and its associated settings. STEP3.png shows saving the swatch library (I removed all of the standard Illustrator swatches as they are unnecessary for the custom swatch library). After saving the swatch library, I save and close the original art file. STEP4 shows what…

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    We would need the file to recreate and investigate.
    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

  13. PDF file objects and font look different than in the .ai file

    Hello!

    I am having an issue with Illustrator that no one from Adobe could fix so far after several tries and more than a few weeks. I have recently been working on a batch of packages (both in CC 2017 and CC 2018) and every time I save the .ai to PDF (any of the versions 6,5,4 etc.) some strange things happen (sometimes all of them, sometimes only one):
    - the font seems bolder than it actually looks in the .ai file (even if it is converted to outlines or not) - img 11 - 13 (from 2 different files…

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  15. 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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  16. 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

  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. Bitmaps not coping over from Ai to Xd in version 2018, had to revert to 2017.

    Fix version 2018 to also copy bitmaps with vector art in Ai and past it directly in Xd, as with version 2017.

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  20. Exporting files

    CC2018. - FILE NEVER EXPORTS. Trying to save .tif and .psd files

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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

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