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  1. No display of document when opened in ADOBE.

    Document does not display when I scan to computer and then open it. However, when I've attached to an email, I can open and view it. I have a Lenovo, so its not just a MAC issue

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  2. When copying/pasting an item(s) the color saturates

    BUG! When copying and pasting shapes/images/etc in illustrator the colors over saturate (see my example ) In the example its very clearly over saturating the red and yellow color as well as the images. PLEASE FIX!!!

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  3. copy and paste only works sporadically with Wacom tablet. All AI versions up to CC 23.0.2

    From at least version CS6 to CC 23.0.2 copy/paste when using a Wacom tablet only functions some of the time and I can't figure out a pattern to the behaviour. Using a mouse on the same system had no such problems. This is either using shortcut keys or the Edit menu commands. Problem on Win 7 Pro, although I've heard reports of it occurring on other O/S. This may be a partner to the "sticky rotate centre" issue reported elsewhere and which also occurs on my system.

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  4. Artboard Navigation control at bottom of screen v 23.0.2 (newest update)

    Artboard Navigation control at bottom of screen shows up in the middle of the the screen when I use my larger screen. When I drag the window to my small screen and then back to the large screen, the artboard navigation control is back at the bottom. If I open a new file, the navigation control is back in the middle of the screen. This is version 23.0.2 (dowloaded and installed 3/6/19)

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  5. Paste to Center [not working]

    Illustrator 23.0.2 does not paste into the center of the art board, despite having already centered the art board in the window.

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  6. Constantly Crashes while opening file in newest AI v23.0.2

    Repeated Crashes while trying to open AI file
    Unistalled and Installed again
    Issue persists

    Operating System Windows 10 Home 64-bit Operating System, x64-based processor
    Processor Interl(R) Core(TM) i7-6500U CPU @ 2.50GHz 2.60 GHz
    Installed RAM 8.00 GB

    Illustrator version 23.0.2 (64-bit)
    SYSTEM INFO attached

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  7. Illustrator cc2019(v23.0)

    環境設定でテキストオブジェクトの選択範囲をパスに制限にチェックを入れると、選択範囲がシビアすぎて全く選択できません。
    これまでのバージョンはパスの近くをクリックすると選択できました。
    選択できる範囲をこれまでのように戻してください。

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  8. Shortcut not working

    Win10 cc2019 azerty KB : CTRL + ; shortcut (hide guides does not work for no apparent reason.) If I try to assign another combo CTRL + , it works fine. Any reason why ?

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  9. What video formats can we upload to bug requests?

    I used to be able to upload videos to the bug reports but now no matter what format I seem to choose, I get a note that the format cannot upload. Furthermore, the bug report gets posted anyway without notice so if I try to upload a different format the post is double posted.

    Can you please tell us what types of formats are allowed?

    Can you change the bug report form so that when an unsupported video format is selected there's a warning or indication before pressing the post idea button OR if an unsupported format is selected and…

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    We receive videos in form of .mov, .mp4 and at times even .mpg.
    This portal allows attachments up to 50 mb and you can use any format for it. Is it possible there is a software or an browser extention that is troubling you. Can you please try this bug form from another browser or computer.

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  11. Illustrator won't open any files

    Since the new update I am completely unable to open any AI or PDF file in Illustrator. Nothing will open, just the rainbow ball of death forever until I have to Force Quit. I've uninstalled Illustrator and even installed earlier versions with no luck. I've 'repaired' Creative Cloud with also no luck.

    I'm working on MacOS High Sierra (10.13.6), Illustrator v23

    A couple times I've gotten an error message that says: "cannot open ___ file because this file does not exist."

    Please help!

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    Please accept my sincere apology for the inconvenience. 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

  12. windows maximize only takes a 1/4th of the screen

    whenever I full-screen illustrator flashes to fill the entire window then only fills the top left 1/4th of the window.

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    Please accept my sincere apology for the inconvenience. 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.

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    Ashutosh Chaturvedi | Sr. Quality Engineering Manager – Illustrator

  13. Turn Sensei Off and Presets

    Sensei is making my life ****...what it thinks I want to do is not what I want to do, as such the bug I want to report is my "turn sensei off" button is hidden. For example when using the puppet tool I have to now delete all the pins Sensei thinks I want before I can do the thing I actually want to do making the task longer than it needs to take. That's just the latest (five minutes ago) example of how Sensei is messing up day. Give us a checkbox in preferences to turn Sensei off.

    Presets…

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    There is already a preference to turn off the Sensei feature that you spoke about. Go to preference , go to general tab and turn off the checkbox “Enable Content Aware Defaults”. This is the last option on the second column.

    Units are part of presets so each time you create a file using a preset it will create using the units that was saved in the preset. To workaround this what you need to do is follow the following steps:
    1. Press CTRL+N or CMD+M – depending on your platform
    2. Select the preset of your choice e.g. A4 / Letter etc…
    3. On the right pane change the unit to your choice like inches.
    4. Create your file
    5. The next time you come back to this file new dialog you should have this preset in your recent tab

  14. Illustrator CC 2019 23.0.01 new file issue

    I have updated to Illustrator CC 2019, 23.0.1. Every time I want to create a new file, I have to log into Adobe. Why and how can I stop this?

    Barbara

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    Please accept my sincere apology for the inconvenience. 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.

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    Ashutosh Chaturvedi | Sr. Quality Engineering Manager – Illustrator

  15. Uninstalling old version breaks windows preview handler for new version.

    When uninstalling an older version of illustrator, the windows preview handler for AI files gets removed such that it no longer functions for newer versions of illustrator that are already installed. The only resolution is to uninstall the newer version and reinstall which can be a pain, or manually modify the registry entries to assign the PDF handler to AI files.

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  16. No icon - can't recognise file type.

    Latest build Windows 10 with Ai 23.0.1 can't recognise the file and keeps asking what to open with. Additionally the icon is missing on all ai. files.

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    Please reinstall Illustrator. The functionality that you are referencing comes from the Windows operating system and re-associating file types using the Windows operating system should solve the issue.

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  18. V23.0.1 Unable to drag artwork from Illustrator to PowerPoint and be able to ungroup the artwork.

    Yesterday I was able to drag and drop my artwork from Illustrator to PowerPoint and ungroup the artwork. Today after I updated my Illustrator software I can't do this. The drag and drop places an uneditable image.

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  19. graph

    When changing data in the graph data panel, it's changing the style of the graph itself. I'm used to the graph tool being rubbish, but this is now applying a gradient swatch to all the axis lines when it was previous set to no colour.

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  20. update

    Come on now! I am in AI and open a file to work on when a popup appears telling me that a new version of AI is available. However, when the update 'button' is selected nothing happens! There used to be a check for updates under Help yet that does not exist anymore. When it did exist it worked. So what is gong on now? More frustration with AI!

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