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  1. Unable to scale a specific object

    I am unable to scale one of the objects (letter P) in the attached file. Please advise. Thank you.

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  2. Why can't you use negative numbers in Move transform panel?

    This is such a bizarre bug. Sometimes the panel will come in with negative numbers already in there (based on a previous move by hand in the program?) But make any adjustment and the number turns positive. I can work around it using reflect tool but it shouldn't require such an extra work around.

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  3. effects dropdown

    When looking at the effects drop down on a high definition laptop, it is smaller then the rest of the dropdowns.

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  4. Twist effect does not act on a group as a whole...

    When applying [Effects -> Distort and Transform -> Twist] to a group, the effect is applied on an individual object level and not on the group as a whole.

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  5. NEON GLOW ONLY GOES TO BLACK

    NEON GLOW NOT WORKING

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  6. Legacy blur lost when pasting into a new document.

    An object with a legacy blur loses it's setting when copying and pasting into a new document. The blur is still listed in appearance, but there is no value and effectively no blur.

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  7. Folders in Appearance Panel

    Folders in Appearance panel: I'd like to be able to apply Effects and Transparency to subgroups of strokes and fills with precision.

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  8. Text with effects becomes a group of text and rendered raster image. Effect is no longer 'live'

    Text with effects becomes a group of text and rendered raster image. Effect is no longer 'live'
    Text block is now a group with a raster image for the drop shadow. I have to reapply the drop shadow in order to correctly edit the text block.

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  9. stylize outer glow does not show

    BUG: When applying "Effect >> Stylize >> Outer Glow", the effect does not appear on object stroke or fill.

    This is constant between multiple files.

    OS: Windows 10 Pro 64 bit
    Built-In Memory: 32668 MB
    System Info:
    Adobe Premiere Pro CC 2019 13.0.0
    Adobe Premiere Pro CC 2019 13.0.0
    Adobe Premiere Pro CC 2019 13.0.0
    ExtendScript 2014/12/03-09:00:00 80.1 80.1
    Extensibility Library 2.0.0.51
    FilterPort 1.1 79.599148
    Microsoft® Windows® Operating System 10.0.17134.167
    International Components for Unicode 58, 2, 0, 0
    International Components for Unicode 58, 1, 0, 0
    International Components for Unicode 58, 2, 0, 0
    International Components for Unicode 2017/02/28-14:54:50 Build…

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  10. Artistic effects converting artwork to black

    Attempting to apply any Effects>Effect Gallery will render the vector artwork into black and white. Thinking it was a Pantone conflict, I've tried conversion to CMYK with same results.

    piffle.

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  11. Blending Modes BUG in Ai

    1. Version of Adobe Illustrator - 22.1 Machine: iMac (Retina 5K, 27-inch, Late 2015) Graphics: AMD Radeon R9 M380 2048 MB
    2. The issues - Using Blending Modes (specifically Screen/Color Burn). Worked both in on-screen preview mode & saved as a jpg, Thursday, April 12th, 2018. Today, Monday April 16th, they are not displaying properly on-screen, in print, or in saved file preview. (if color mode is switched to RGB, blending mode displays more properly, but not in Overprint Preview) Screen blending mode disappears/Color Burn retains only some parts of the graphic in black. Does not translate between cc programs either.
    3. Expected…
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    Please get in touch with us at sharewithai@adobe.com . 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.
    We may also need your help with file to get this internally reproduced and then subsequently attempt to resolve it.

    Warm Regards,
    Ashutosh Chaturvedi | Sr. Quality Engineering Manager – Illustrator

  12. Convert to shape tool

    When using the convert to shape tool / ellipse:

    Select circle imported from PDF that has 100's of points around perimeter. Use convert to shape, ellipse option. If I set the tool to "relative", and the value to zero "0", then the converted shape should match the original. Instead, the shape is larger, because it is using the size of the box inscribed in the circle instead of the diameter (or width and height). Please fix this.

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  13. Vertical Adjustment in Transform pallet is working in reverse.

    The vertical adjustment of Transform Effect in the Appearance pallet is giving incorrect values (positive value for negative effects and negative value for positive effects). Menu path = Appearance Pallet/FX/Distort and Transform/Transform. In the second screen shot, the COPY of the red circle should be ABOVE the original by 300 pts according to the value in the vertical adjustment.

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  14. Offset path preview not working

    Offset path not working 1 in 20 cases. When I type a word, expand it and then try to create an offset path, I cannot turn the preview of the offset path. When this happens and I confirm the offset path, I cannot ungroup the the original text and the offset path. When I try to ungroup it, the text becomes the original again. It is very frustrating. I've tried to turn of the GPU preview, I have turned off my mac several times and I have reinstalled the Illustrator itself. Nothing seems to work. I used the offset path…

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  15. Symbols don't display when mapped onto 3D artwork - Illustrator 26.2.1

    MacOS 11.6.5 iMac - non-retina NVIDIA GeForce GTX 775M 2 GB - 32GB RAM
    Illustrator 26.2.1
    Hello, I'm trying to map a symbol onto a 3D extruded object (See attached) using the new 3D interface. All I see are some black lines. No matter which symbol (even my own), what scale or rotation I use, the display of the mapped symbol does not change?

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  16. 3D Materials Broken shading on repeat shapes

    When using the new-ish 3D Materials fx on a group of shapes, some of which are aligned and repeating, the lighting and shading on one or more of the shapes breaks.

    There is a workaround of adjusting the position or corner radius of the shape(s) with the issue by an imperceptible amount. It took a lot of investigating to figure that out.

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  17. Rendering with Noise Reduction enabled causes Illustrator crash

    Happens every single time. Disabling noise reduction fixes it. I am using an external GPU.

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  18. Symmetry drawing issue with transform panel

    Illustrator CC 2020 (all releases) | Illustrator CC 2021 (all releases)
    Mac OS Catalina 10.15.7 and higher - Windows 10 (all version supported by Illustrator)

    Hello community,

    I’m writing to you to ask for your help or advice on a problem I’m facing in Illustrator.

    We use Illustrator a lot in the fashion industry to draw flat sketches, among other things.
    One of the drawing techniques we use is symmetry using an effect created in the Transformation panel (Effect/Distort and Transform/Transform).

    When this effect is applied to a group containing paths, it regularly happens that one of the symmetrical parts…

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  19. 3D effect cropping text when raytrace is on

    When I apply a 3D effect on a text, the effect crops the borders of the text. This happens when the raytrace render is on.

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  20. Bug eyedrop - contagocce

    the dropper sometimes does not detect the transparency of a layer.
    I have already checked in the dropper settings and the transparency is activated.
    after a short interval of time, on the same file, same levels, the dropper no longer detects the transparency but is limited to the appearance
    I report a bug to be fixed.

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