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  1. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. attributes note window loses keyboard focus

    os x high sierra
    illustrator 2017-2019

    when entering a note in the attribute panel, the window loses focus and instead of typing the note illustrator execute keyboard commands.

    example:
    I select an object.
    Type in a note in the note window
    it works

    select a different object.
    place cursor in the note window. the cursor blinks as it's ready for typing
    start typing but nothing happens in the window, instead keyboard presses execute whatever shortcuts are pressed

    workaround.
    select object
    hide attribute tab
    reopen attribute tab
    notes work again.

    but then select a new object and notes stops working.

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  7. Uniting shapes has unexpected result

    Came across a weird file/result that co-workers were able to replicate.

    1) Mojave 10.14.1 and Illustrator 23.0.1
    2) Selecting two shapes/pathfinder window/unite
    3) Letter p remaining knocked out
    4) Letter p featuring a slash across the top
    5) I've attached the file before uniting with pathfinder

    I was able to workaround by simply not uniting but thought ya'll might be interested. Thanks!

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  9. No de-selection of gradient Point / Appearance panel behaviour in AI23

    If I edited a gradient point once, the selected point stays selected forever. I is possible for me to select another gradient point, but not de-select the point.

    Why would this be necessary?
    Because, when I edit some stacked layers of gradients in the appearance panel (what I do very often), the editing of the gradient hides the complete appearance, showing only the highlighted color swatch of the gradient point in the appearance panel.
    The only way to get the whole appearance visible again in the panel, is to swith to another tool (i.e. selection tool). This is very time…

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    Hi Marek & Dllyana,

    Thanks for sharing this issue,Illustrator team really appreciate this.
    You can deselect the selected color stop via Escape key when you are in gradient tool. I hope this works for you as a workaround to deselect the selected color stop.

  10. AIGUSSNIFFER

    aigusniffer appeared after I upgraded to Mohave. How to remove?

    When I try to update Illustrator, I get a message that there is a conflict. It tells me to close Illustrator and press the "Continue" button. However, when I close Illustrator, the update dialog box closes too. Confused!

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  11. FIX ILLUSTRATOR 2019

    Mac ios High Sierra on iMac 21.5, AI 2019, working on simple packaging mechanical files, sometimes when saving I get a message that it cannot process. I either lose all my work, or several files have been translated into black and white and look like architectural drawings. I have trouble creating new swatches. When I duplicated a swatch, when I changed color of copy, color of original changed. Why is there no step and repeat? Please stop releasing versions of this software before it is bug-free. Most versions don't even have noticeable upgrades, others have annoying upgrades. After using software…

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  12. Crash with AI Files and link broken

    When i opening a files ai who have broken links with a files on a another not connected hard drive, illustrator CC 2019 crash and i can't opening this files, but with a another pc and another version i delete the missing links and when i've try again to open it on my pc it's working again.

    so i think it's when a fils have a broken links that crash the software.

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  13. MacOs Mojave Free Transform Tool in Illustrator CC 2019 without panel.

    Selecting the Free Transform Tool in Illustrator CC 2019 -after drawing a rectangle with the Rectangle Tool -the panel of the Free Transform Tool fails to appear. Only shortcuts are possible (using iMac).

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  14. 2019 update. Worst update ever! Why? Why did you move and change all the tools?????? None of them make sense or are intuitive anymore.

    Worst update ever! Why? Why did you move and change all the tools?????? None of them make sense or are intuitive anymore.

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    Illustrator provides two tool panels now: Basic (chosen by default) and Advanced (with all the tools, including plugin ones). This change was made to make Illustrator less clumped form the beginning and ease the learning process. You can read more about this here: https://helpx.adobe.com/illustrator/using/tools.html

    You can also access all the tools from the 'drawer' menu, by clicking the button with three dots at the bottom of any toolbar.

    As always, Ai doesn’t care much about our settings, and this time they forced this changes for everyone, not explaining the change directly in-app. Hope this gets improved.

  15. CC2019 Offset Path stuck in Inches

    Offset Path seems to be stuck in Inches in 23.0. I have the preferences all set to "points", yet when I try to use Offset Path, it's still displaying the offset amount in inches. This didn't happen until the upgrade to 23.0.

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  17. Find and Change Font

    I'm getting an error that I can't find/change font because there is text on a locked layer. Well here's a bunch of screen shots that show not a single layer is locked. So why doesn't Adobe Fix this?

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  18. Image won't move.

    I am trying to move an image, but when I do it it opens up the multiselection tool.

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  19. How to reinstall CC2018?

    How to reinstall CC2018? The updater removed it. CC2019 keeps failing to preview and then crashing!!!!

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  20. Fonts problem

    After upgraded from version 2018 to 2019, the Chinese fonts won't preview properly. Now all I see are squares. It was fine in AI 2018.

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