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  1. All Typekit fonts unavailable

    All of a sudden Typekit stopped working through Illustrator/Photoshop. I cannot open the CC app on my desktop either. I cannot uninstall it nor reinstall it as none of these functions will work. I am effectively frozen out of my desktop CC app and typekit. When I access Typekit via the webpage it shows my snyced fonts but I cannot access them on my desktop (PC). I am unable to complete my work. I have been troubleshooting this since Monday and would like to talk one on one with someone who can talk me through what to do. I am…

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  2. Variable font remains static

    I've been working on various variable fonts, which, while there are sometimes are some GPU rendering issues in Illustrator, work as expected.

    However, my last creation remains static while changing the variable (see example). The font variation works perfectly in online environments, it's only in Adobe apps that this seems to be an issue.

    Using version 22.1

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  3. Gradient stroke & fill can no longer be seen when applied to editable type

    No so much of as an idea as a rendering bug, the idea would be to fix it.
    Gradient stroke & fill can no longer be seen when applied to editable type.
    Versions CC2018 will not render the Gradient stroke & fill, just renders as black.

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    I went to appearance panel and was able to apply gradients to type using fill and strokes.

    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

  4. CC2018

    1. Illustrator CC2018
    2. Editing existing type.
    3. The ability to actually see what I'm typing.
    4. Almost always there is no text refresh when editing text. You have to drag the text or otherwise alter it so that Illustrator is forced to refresh so you can see changes you make.

    I'm using a new iMac Pro High Sierra. Please fix the bug!

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  5. Restart every 1 min to fix a bug – Illustrator Font Panel Bug

    Adobe Illustrator always show the default font Myriad Pro no matter which typeface/font you are using. Also Fonts and weights that you are using disappear from the dropdown of the font.

    The only way of fixing it is to restart illustrator every 1 min.

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  6. Illustrator refusing to show fonts in character search when typing with no drop down, illustrator cc 2018

    Changing font by clicking in the character search bar doesn't bring up the drop down or show the font changing... it's acting really buggy

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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.
    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.

    Thanks
    Anish Kumar
    Illustrator Team

  7. Character window font selection search/dropdown box — User should be able to use Ctrl+A to select all typed in the search box

    Character window font selection search/dropdown box — User should be able to use Ctrl+A to select all typed in the search box

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  8. Text Formatting Bug

    Adobe Illustrator 22.1 (64-bit)

    Typing text within a single text box that requires different font styles formatting.

    While editing the text within the text box, in the last version (Illustrator 21), I could change up the font style of a font family and continue typing.

    But, in the updated version, if I change the font style (i.e. roman, bold, italic) I have to click back into the text box to continue typing. In addition, the change in formatting does not apply once clicked back into said text box. This requires me to type out whatever needs to be typed out…

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  9. Discretionary

    The discretionary "st" ligature is showing on Arial and Times New Roman when I have discretionary ligatures turned off and standard ligatures turned on.

    Illustrator 22.0.1 64-bit
    Windows 10 Home
    Arial 6.98 (pre-installed with Windows 10)
    Times New Roman 6.98 (pre-installed with Windows 10)

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  10. Wrapping text causes font changes and misalignment of text lines

    When I wrap text around a picture, the font completely changes and the text lines become offset from the actual text, making it impossible to edit text.

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  11. warped text

    Trying to change font size after text has been Warped in Illustrator is not working correctly. It's just warping the text further, & not making it smaller.

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  12. Point type won't select with indents

    Point type can't be selected and moved at anchor point when left or right indents are applied.

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  13. when .75 size for letter selected it prints .50 instead how to correct?

    when .75 size for letter is selected it prints .50 instead how to correct? I am using illustrator cc 18

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  14. Since the recent update, some fonts randomly deactivate in both Illustrator and Indesign. Also when typing a font name in the search box of

    Since the recent update (Dec2017), some fonts randomly deactivate approx every half an hour, in both Illustrator and Indesign. Also when typing a font name in the search area of the type window, the letters jumble around making it impossible to search and jump directly to the font I want - it's incredibly frustrating and time wasting.
    Can you please tell me how to fix this bug

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  15. Font Suggestion and Cursor misbehaving

    I'm already feeling a lot of regret for updating to CC 2018!
    Now anytime I want to change a font, and I start typing in the name, no suggestions come up. Sometimes, the cursor jumps backwards and start inserting characters midway. I feel frustrated and fed up.

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    Hi Love,

    Looks like your setting is set to “Search First work only”. Click on the search icon and from the drop down select “Search Entire Font Name”

    Thanks
    Anish

  16. Type on path issue

    Illustrator 22.0.1 (64-bit)
    When I move the beginning or ending tabs of the path after placing the text such as to center the text on a oval, once I move one or the other of the starting or ending placings, the lines to move them disappear. I am attaching a before and after picture to show you

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  17. Can’t use kerning between two characters with Cintiq plugged in

    I can’t use the "kerning between two letters" in the Character panel when working on my Imac with Cintiq plugged in. This part of the Character panel is set to "Auto". The pop up with "metric" and "optical" is not showing up. I can kern between two characters manually, but would like to set a whole word to "optical". The bug disappears when I am plugging off my Cintiq and working with the mouse on my Imac. Horrible. Fix this.

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  18. Kerning Font Characters (Letters) Causes Cursor to Jump Around

    While kerning letters in a statement, each time I press the up arrow to give more space or to press the down arrow to shrink space between letters, the cursor jumps to the second line in some random spot. I have to move the cursor back each time I press the up arrow and down arrow. This is definitely a bug.

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  19. My text is being converted automatically to shapes

    I am working on a project (wordle project) and I have a layer where I put text; Every time I open the file after I had saved it, I find the new text converted to shapes :s. This is so frustrating.

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  20. Scaling type reverts to original size

    I'm trying to scale up live text and it keeps reverting to the original size. This happens both with and without the shift key.

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