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Illustrator (Desktop) Bugs

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  1. Adobe Illustrator CC version 22.1 keep crashing my MacBook Pro

    Adobe Illustrator CC version 22.1 keep crashing my MacBook Pro With macOS High Sierra version 10.13.2.

    Adobe Illustrator keeps glitching when used. Program will experience extreme lagging as well as leave ghost tracers as objects are dragged across the screen. Has crashed PC at least twice a day.

    6 votes

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  2. copy and paste at original position fails from time to time

    I love the to copy and paste object at same position in an other artboard.


    1. macOS High Sierra + latest Illustrator

    2. copy, select artboard paste at same position
      3 appears in selected artboard at same position
      4 copy and pastes somewheere else – not in that artboard

    6 votes

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  3. Illustrator Crashing when opening files

    When I'm working in Illustrator and I have another file I want to open, I'll double-click open a file and Illustrator will stop responding. I'll need to quit using the task manager and open the files again.

    I had a work-around of opening a file from File > Open, but now that just crashed my illustrator file as well.

    I'm working on Windows 10. Unfortunately I can't share my files, but it's been happening across several projects. Can't pin-point a specific issue.

    6 votes

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  4. Selection of multiple text objects - changing font not working

    We can no longer change the font of multiple text objects at once.
    When multiple text objects are seleted, Ai thinks this is a 'mixed selection' and does not come up with the typeface selector. Slowing down my work incredibly.

    6 votes

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  5. Crashes when closing Illustrator

    After saving the file I am working on and selecting to clear the data on the clipboard (or even if I select not to clear the data), Illustrator will freeze and the bring up the Adobe Crash report dialogue box.

    I have tried to provide feedback in this box, but if I change any of the settings on the Crash report box or type any comments, this too crashes. Windows registers the programme as not responding and tries to find a solution (and doesn't find any) and then closes Illustrator.

    In some cases, when I next open Illustrator it will…

    6 votes

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  6. Sudden problem with embedded bitmaps

    I use embedded bitmaps for additional texture in my illustration. Since recently updating to the newest version of Adobe Illustrator CC, suddenly I am encountering a lot of problems with these-- they print irregularly, and create glitches when saving to some formats, like pngs. I have never encountered problems like this before.

    6 votes

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  7. Error using picas

    This error has existed in Illustrator since at least version 10, in 2001.


    1. Switch units to Picas in Preferences > Units… or by right-clicking in the ruler and selecting Picas.


    2. Select any object.


    3. Go to Object > Transform > Move…


    4. Enter a negative value higher than -1p0. e.g. -0p9.


    5. Watch as the value is converted to a positive and the object moves to the right, or don, not to the left or up.


    In earlier versions of Illustrator this bug exited across the application in any dialogue that excepted a distance, including Offset Path, Effect > Convert to Shape (using…

    6 votes

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  8. Color Settings Auto Default to Emulate Illustrator 6

    COLOR SETTINGS SWITCH TO "Emulate Illustrator 6" EVERY TIME I switch out of Illustrator into Photoshop and back. I've checked settings in Bridge, restarted the computer and the applications and still have the issue.

    PLEASE FIX IMMEDIATELY. THIS IS A HUGE PROBLEM FOR MY WORKFLOW.

    Running Illustrator 25.2.1
    Photoshop 22.3.0
    Mac OS 10.15.7

    5 votes

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  9. Transform > Mirror does not work properly

    Illustrator Version 25.0.1 german (Funktion SPIEGELN)

    Sometimes if i use many time the mirroring function this mistake comes

    An object is mirrored, (Funktion SPIEGELN in german) axis VERTICAL.

    The object is copied, mirrored again and he remembers the last setting and is mirrored again on the VERTICAL axis.

    Then suddenly in between he suggests the ANGLE axis.

    This problem happens after using many times this function mirror, and not evray time very strange.

    I never saw anything like this in the old versions.

    I work with Illustrator all day and something like that is for me noticeable.

    5 votes

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  10. Lost stroke when copying dynamic symbol

    Hi,

    We use a lot of dynamic symbols in the fashion industry to make colorways and keep the link with the original sketch which is in black and white.
    In Illustrator CC 2019 (23.1.1) and CC2020 (24.3) version on Mac and Windows, I noticed several bugs with the dynamic symbols:

    When I copy a dynamic symbol (CTRL + C / CTRL+V), the outline of the copy disappears.
    When I copy a dynamic symbol (ALT + Drag & Drop), the outline of the copy disappears.
    When I copy a dynamic symbol using CTRL + C / CTRL + F, the outline…

    5 votes

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  11. Mouse/Tablet issues when using Hej Stylus! in combination with Ai

    Operating system: macOS 10.15.6
    Graphics card: NVIDIA GeForce GT 750M 2 GB
    Intel Iris Pro 1536 MB
    Wacom Tablet, Intros Pro, or Cintiq 24 HD f.i.

    Broken: Ai CS6+

    Eilert from Hej Stylus! writing. Hej Stylus! is a tool that smoothes tablet output amongst other features.
    Hej Stylus! pulls live tablet event data and re-infuses altered events back into the macOS event stream using:

    CGEvent.tapCreate(tap: .cgSessionEventTap,
    place: .headInsertEventTap,
    options: .defaultTap,
    ...
    Using any of Hej Stylus!' position smoothing algos creates cursor issues in Ai - on tablet use only. Mouse is not affected.
    Using Tablet devices causes blender to 'use'…

    5 votes

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  12. Pixel Preview is broken on different zoom levels

    In 24.4, on web-based profile, Pixel Preview mode would blur the result for a pixel-perfect image, when Zoom In or Zoom Out commands are used.
    When you disable and enable the mode back, the rasterization gets restored.
    Please see the attached image.
    Also notice how a canvas shifts when you switch modes.

    5 votes

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  13. "Don't show again" check box

    "Don't show again" apparently means show every d*mn time.

    Checking the box never works. Why?

    And why does the pop-up that wants to give you the Adobe Illustrator tour show up every time I restart the program? I've used this program 20 years. I don't want to take the freakin' tour. Ever.

    Fix your sh*tty program and make it as good as it was before CC.

    5 votes

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  14. Graph Pie Chart can't expand or resize

    Graph tool Pie Chart can't expand or resize. This seems like a legacy bug that has crept back. Some threads online from 2013 reporting same issue. All transform fields are grayed out, when I go to expand in menu nothing happens no error no nothing. It did not used to be like this. I really wish that every time you did an update adobe you did not break a bunch of just standard features that used to work.

    5 votes

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  15. White pixel line around shapes

    Ever since Appearance was introduced, my artwork on screen suffers from a white pixel line around shapes. Seems a rendering problem: the line is not actually existing - zooming in does not make it thicker, it's always one pixel. Tried switching GPU off and on. No difference.
    The appearance of the black shape: Fill is black, Stroke is None.

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  16. In Adobe Illustrator Constrain Width and Height proportions doesnt work

    I don't know why but 'Constrain Width and Height proportions doesn't work
    in 'Transform' or 'Properties' panel

    Whenever I constrain and move the number up, it creates a weird number
    for example, if the shape is 60,60 and when I write down 70 on the height the width becomes 69.256 something like this

    so frustrating!!!!!!!!!

    5 votes

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  17. Paste remembers layers bug with isolation mode

    If you choose the option Paste Remembers Layers and copy elements when in Isolation Mode and paste these after exiting Isolation Mode, they appear on a new layer named "Isolation Mode". They should appear on their parent layer instead.

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  18. (signo precaución) No se pudo leer el archivo debido a un error

    Cuando coloco algunas imágenes (JPG, JPEG, etc.) Me aparece el mensaje escrito en el título "No se pudo leer el archivo debido a un error". Qué pasa!!, no entiendo? ayuda por favor, necesitó trabajar con las imágenes que no me permite abrir AI.

    Lo peor es que no solo me pasa con AI, también con PSD

    5 votes

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  19. Illustrator freezes - must close using Task Manager

    Illustrator freezes, menus not accessible and/or if they open, it is blank. I can still select items on the artboard, but cannot use anything in menus and tools. Once Illustrator freezes, I cannot close unless I use the Task Manager.

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  20. CC2018 Illustrator Multiply with CMYK colors and Windows 10 Fall Creators update (solid color)

    The latest Windows 10 update (Fall Creators) bugs out the Illustrators Multiply option when in CMYK setting. The Multiply option becomes a solid color instead of transparant and reacting with bottom color. When converting to RGB it works as intended and photoshop for example shows correct multiply in CMYK.

    current solution: revert back to older version of windows 10.
    ideal would be: adobe fixing issue

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