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Illustrator (Desktop) Bugs

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  1. Strokes on text container disappear with transform effect.

    https://forums.adobe.com/message/9763703#9763703

    Create a text box.
    Deselect it.
    Direct select the container path.
    Give it a stroke.
    Select the text box and apply the Tansform effect.
    Stroke disappears.
    Delete the Transform effect.
    Stroke appears.

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  2. Transparency mask bug

    Pasting objects from the clipboard inside the Transparency mask mode doesn't work when the "Paste remember layer" feature is turned on inside the Layers panel.

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  3. Graphic Styles lost, duplicated and hard to manage in general.

    I have painstakingly applied graphic styles to hundreds of icons (the final icon library is for a large CAD application and comprises nearly 2600 icons) but all of a sudden, the styles are not recognised any more. Objects are still graphically the same but when I select an object, the styles panel does not light up where it should.
    I have been having trouble getting graphic styles to work properly with styles getting duplicated and the very clunky way of saving and reapplying graphic styles to objects. This issue just makes me think I shouldn't bother. What are Graphic Styles…

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  4. Drop shadow jagged edge on placed images

    When applying drop shadows on high quality png or psd images placed into illustrator, the edges end up jagged.

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  5. Gradient along a stroke blend

    When blending 2 gradient strokes (gradient along stroke) the blend orientation does not stay consistent with the 2 original strokes. I know I can get the required results with gradient within a stroke or converting outline path etc but I need to get it to work using 'gradient along stoke' for my purposes.

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  6. ドロップシャドウを適用したオブジェクトをグレースケールに変換するとシャドウ部分がマスクされてしまう

    macOS10.15.6 Illustrator ver.25.2.3

    再現手順:
    1.長方形を作成し塗りを設定し、「効果→スタイライズ→ドロップシャドウ」を適用する。
    2.1のオブジェクトを選択した状態で「編集→カラーの編集→グレースケールに変換」を適用する。
    3.オブジェクトの下に適用されているドロップシャドウ部分がオリジナルの長方形をドロップシャドウパネルの「X軸オフセット・Y軸オフセット」分移動した状態の図形にてマスクされる。
    4.「分割・拡張」を適用してアピアランスを分割するとマスクされた状態でビットマップに落とされる。

    期待する結果:
    シャドウをクリッピングせずにカラーの変更のみ行う。

    実際の結果:
    シャドウがクリッピングされてしまう。

    以前に報告されていた投稿がありましたが、一部に挙動の誤認があるため、新たにバグ登録を行いました。
    https://illustrator.uservoice.com/forums/601447-illustrator-desktop-bugs/suggestions/38758498-ドロップシャドウのバグ
    また、光彩(外側)においても同様の挙動となります。

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    Under Review  ·  PCM Maro responded

    製品フィードバックへのご協力ありがとうございます。

    ご報告いただいた現象を確認いたしました。
    追加検証を行ってまいります。

    情報のアップデートがありましたら、こちらでご報告いたします。

    よろしくお願いいたします。

    Illustrator チーム

  7. Placed strokes don't save scale once embeded

    If you place an AI file with strokes, scale the placement and then embed the link the strokes go back to their original size before the scale. The strokes view the correct size until you embed it.

    Scale strokes & effect is checked in the scale window and in the prefs. Any other setting/pref that can fix that? or is this just a bug?

    AI Version 24.1.1

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  8. Weird Facets in Gradient Fill

    Issue, rather than "Idea". Using a simple, gradient fill, in Illustrator CC 25.2.1, I'm getting these weird facets, rather than just a smooth transition. Anyone else have the same issue?

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  9. Opacity mask not behaving as expected for object that crosses over itself.

    When I make a gradient opacity mask for a line object as shown, the opacity mask behaves as expected when the object overlaps another object (cyan rectangle; i.e. you can see the bottom object through the top object), but does not when it overlaps itself (magenta rectangle; i.e. the part of the object on the bottom is clipped by the shape of the object, rather than visible through the opacity mask like the separate object).

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  10. NEGATIVE OFFSET PATH HAS FOR SOME UNKNOWN REASON STOPPED WORKING

    I dont have an idea but i have the problem:
    It will work for a shape, such as circle by making a smaller circle, however if i type a word -> type - create outlines -> go to path - offset path and select a negative value it just duplicates the same shape with same thickness and i cannot find a way around it

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  11. Plz add a inner shadow effect

    I was doing an assignment in Illustrator which required that I use the Inner Shadow, but Illustrator doesn't have it. Why? It would even work too.

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  12. Big Sur and native Effects gallery crash

    Anybody else getting Illustrator CC2019 and 2020 to crash in Big Sur (beta) when accessing the Filter Gallery (eg. Effect > Texture > Grain)?

    You don't even have to apply the effect. Simply opening that window will doom you to a crash.

    Tested with latest public releases of CC2019 + 2020 and macOS 11 Beta (20A5384c) on 2015 iMac.

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  13. Drop shadow preview doesn’t work

    The preview function in the drop shadow panel doesn’t work.

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  14. update 24.2.3 so glitchy - pasting and moving deletes blur and brushes

    On iMac Mojave 10.14.6 the Ilustrator Update 24.2.3 is very glitchy. When pasting and moving artwork it deletes Gaussian blur and brushes from pasted artwork so then I have to redo all the work again by selecting and clicking on the appearance. ( see pics 1 and 2) Also when reflecting an object it defaults to an angle and not flipped as normal. Please fix, thanks.

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  15. multiple drop shadow

    Applying multiple drop shadow effects make them being displayed inconsistently.

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  16. Transform effect vanished from Appearance Panel. Multiple times

    After using Distort & Transform/Transform from the Appearance Panel, I noticed that this effect was missing from the list of effects that I'd used. As you can see in the attached image, Transform is not in the list. The long shadow on this text is created using that effect and it is still live, but there's no way to edit it since it is not showing up in the Appearance Panel. I started over and created it once more and once again, it wasn't in the panel. I tried a 3rd time and it worked as expected.

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  17. Pathfinder

    EVERY TIME I try to use the Unite function on the pathfinder, I end up with the spinning wheel of death.

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  18. Editing text with warp doesn't update

    Editing text that has a Warp effect applied does not update on screen or even in a saved PDF until the warp effect is turned off then on again in the Appearance panel. See the attachments where I have changed the bolded word 'egg' to a roman type weight. In the second warped screenshot it is still bold. This bug has only started since the very latest general release of Illustrator: v24.1. Occurs in MacOS 10.15.3 and in MacOS 10.14.6

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  19. Feather does not gradient to transparent

    When 'feather' is applied to (in my instance) a black box overlaying a colored background, the black appears as a conspicuous grey.

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  20. Issues while in 3D Revolve. In the Ai 24.0.1 - MAC OS 10.13.6

    While in 3D Revolve, I am trying to apply a created Symbol onto a half circle with a gradient. Within the dialog box, there is a message that says "the gradient will be rastorized", which changes my gradient from "red to black gradient" to a "balck and white gradient". That changes my whole effect.

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