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Illustrator (Desktop) Bugs

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  1. Opening CC 2015 files that have missing links causes the program to hang/crash

    Old 2015 save files which have a missing linked file cause CC 2018 to hang when opening the file. Opening the file in 2015 bring up the dialogue box 'missing file, do you want to continue to open'. It seems 2018 cant show the dialogue box or some strange bug so it hangs.

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  2. no es posible establecer el numero máximo de archivos que se deben abrir

    Al abrir mi Illustrator me aparece un mensaje de error "no es posible establecer el numero máximo de archivos que se deben abrir illustrator", esto ocurrió de un día a otro, el día anterior lo cerré normalmente, apagué mi mac y al día siguiente al abrir el programa me apareció ese mensaje.

    ¿Que debo hacer?

    Necesito ayuda!

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  3. Illustrator Distortion of Template and final art

    Yesterday morning or 3 prepress PC opened a billboard template, and it appeared distorted (Sketch Look). We checked all preferences and setting in both Illustrator and Windows and found no problems. Had artist build the billboard anyway. When the art was checked the numbers on the top and sides of the board extended beyond the live and bleed area. When doubled clicked on they came back within normal parameters. We check all Billboard templates with the other 3 prepress PCs and had no issues with the templates. Last night uninstalled and re-installed illustrator. The problem still exists. If I get…

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  4. Surface pen doesn't work anymore

    It stopped working after the latest updates from either MS or Adobe. It worked fine before and now it doesn't.

    Problems go from panning instead of drawing in Photoshop, to not drawing at all or at certain (unspecific) intervals.

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  5. When using pathfinder crop my system locks up and has to be closed down.

    I am using pathfinder to crop and it has only worked a handful of times. The other times it locks up and program has to be restarted and it is VERY time consuming. Any suggestions would be appreciated. Thanks!

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  6. Crashing immediately when opened

    I have not been able to use Illustrator 2018 for over a week now. I am using High Sierra and I have checked all the updates. I can't open from a file or directly from the toolbar. I have sent a few crash reports but to no avail.

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  7. Placing/updating AI file links in INDD after update takes a very very very long time.

    After updating AI and INDD, placing AI files into INDD is taking a very long time. I made an update to an AI file that was placed into an existing INDD files that contains 13 placed AI files. I only updated a few of the linked AI files. Prior to the AI and INDD update, updating these placed links took a few seconds each max. Now, just to update the two links takes about 2 minutes.

    This MAY be an AI bug, but I don't know how make that determination as I updated bothat the same time.

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  8. Vector shapes show as black

    When opening an .ai file on one particular PC in our workplace (a file that was created on a different PC) most of the vector shapes show as black-filled shapes.

    We have multiple copies of Illustrator (all version 22.0.1 (64-bit) in our workplace and on every other PC the artwork displays properly (with no black shapes).
    Turning on 'Overprint Preview' on the troublesome PC fixed the issue.
    On every other PC turning this option on or off has no effect.
    If we create a new file in Illustrator on this troublesome PC then we don't experience any problems?
    I have…

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    I am closing the ticket due to lack of response.
    Please get in touch with us at sharewithai@adobe.com or any of the other support channels – helpx.adobe.com/support.html . Please give a reference to this post so that we can identify you.

    Thanks
    Anish Kumar
    Illustrator Team

  9. crash

    I am using CC 2018 and it is up to date. Illustrator randomly quits when saving file. When I hit command + s, Adobe will randomly quit. Has done it twice today. A few more times the last few days.

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    Are you by any chance saving it a network share over macOS 10.13?

    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

  10. Kindly Fix All The Bugs Of Illustrator CC 2018 & Photshop CC 2018 Plz

    Kindly Fix All The Bugs Of Illustrator CC 2018 & Photshop CC 2018 Plz

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  11. The latest updates

    I've missed advert deadlines, because even though I'm on the newest Macbook pro, Photoshop and Illustrator have been dysfuntional, with artboards glitching, font sizes not being adjustable and glitching to the maximum size before telling me the font's too big.

    On top of this, the work often dissapears when zooming in and fonts do not sync with your type app.

    So I pay money for a subscription because you are industry standard, yet I've now missed deadlines, been hung up on three times by your support staff and failed to receive confirmation that you are at least attempting to solve…

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  12. Dynamic symbols automatically expands

    When placing a dynamic symbol on an artboard, then re-opening the document it becomes "expanded" - Link to symbol breaked. This only occurs with dynamic symbols.

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  13. High Sierra 10.13

    Es imposible trabajar con la aplicación ya que todo se colapsa por un lag extremo. Todas las herramientas se ven afectadas y ni siquiera crear un simple objeto resulta fácil debido a la lentitud. Mi equipo es un Macbook pro Mid 2014 intel i7 2.5 GHZ 16GB DDR3 de memoria Iris pro 1.536 MB y NVIDIA GT 750 2GB. Necesito ayuda urgente por favor,

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    Please get in touch with us https://helpx.adobe.com/support.html . 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.

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

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  15. Can't preview artwork

    Hi, I can't preview any artwork. However I can see the layers and when I drag the file, i can see the preview. Once i release the mouse, it turns black again.

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  16. There are so many bugs my brain is too fried to write them in. I can't do anything. Every two minutes something goes wrong.

    Description says all.

    I have an image with a bounding box that's extremely large (no, there's nothing else in the layers panel).

    I have tried to export an object and was given the option for two different ones, even though there is only one (nope, no hidden duplicates).

    Handles were missing when using direct select tool. Came back randomly for no reason.

    And on and on and on.

    You need to beta these 'updated' products before you encourage those of us who have paying clients and no time for this **** to download a new version.

    I'm always excited for…

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  18. Clicking in Actions Window Crashes

    Often times when I click anywhere in the Actions window, Illustrator will crash and close abruptly. No edits made to Actions are saved since the previous open. Makes using Actions like walking through a mine field.

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  19. Demo version of Illustrator crashes constantly, destroying files.

    Illustrator CC 21.1.0 (trial), MacBook Pro13,3 (15" with touch bar), macOS Sierra 10.12.3. It seems to happen mostly when editing colors or character/paragraph styles, but honestly it's hard to say, because it's seemingly random. I'd be happy to attach a copy of the file I was working on, but every version is gone now, even ones that were saved between crashes with different file names. You should have several crash reports via Apple, I hope. I can also upload console logs if needed, but I didn't find a folder for Illustrator.

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  20. Illustrator stops working and closes

    This is simple enough, and I'm sure I'm not the only one this happens to, but this has been happening for years, every time I get started I do about an hour of work then its complains it has stopped working and closes! No save option, no autosave, no back up, nothing!

    A very simple way to fix this, have an autosave!

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