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Illustrator (Desktop) Bugs

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  1. Pixel preview is not aligned with non-pixel preview

    I make icons sometimes. I need to check them for pixel-perfection using cmd opt y (pixel preview). When I do that, I expect (and I believe Illustrator used to work this way) that the preview remains in the same place at the same scale so that I can meaningful toggle in and out of pixel preview to compare the vector shape with the pixel result. But when I do this using the keyboard shortcut noted above, the artwork jumps up and down both in scale and location on the screen. The repro steps are simple:
    1. Create a shape that…

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  2. Menu Bars dont hold. keep disappearing

    Hi,
    This is relaly frustrating. The Menu bars (all of them) keep disappearing when I click on them. By disappearing, I mean as if someone is pressing escape key. I cant select anything in the drop down, or have to move my mouse super quickly before the menu disappears :(

    Also, the keyboard shortcuts don't work. please help!

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  3. Export for screens: in sRGB, embedding colorsync profile, compression for PNG

    I see a difference in options between photoshop and illustrator. For Illustrator, it would make sense to export for screens and force a conversion to sRGB –even when your drawing is still in CMYK. I notice that Illustrator doesn't change colormode, while Photoshop does (when exporting, PS converts to the working RGB or sRGB if you make that choice).
    Besides that, I think it is very important to add compression to PNG files. And why not embed colorsyncprofiles in PNG files? It's a benefit when profiles are embedded because webbrowsers will show the image as similar.

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  4. STOP THE 'A New Version Or Illustrator Is Now Available' Pop Up annoying everyone...

    How about you get rid of this annoying "A New Version Or Illustrator Is Now Available" pop up???

    ITS REALLY ANNOYING!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  5. Panels don't open with Application Frame turned off

    On MacOS, when Application Frame is turned off, and Window panels (ex: Layers, Artboards, Swatches, etc.) are condensed, the Window panels will not appear when clicked on. They only work if Application Frame is on.

    Illustrator 23.0.1
    MacOS 10.14

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  6. All toolbars gone - Illustrator CC 2019

    As soon as I open the Illustrator today, every toolbar was lost. Even if I click the workspace presets, it doesn't do anything. I already returned all the lost tool bars manually but when I opened Ai, they're gone again. Please fix this. Thank you.

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  7. Window resize handle broken

    Whenever I try to resize a document window now by clicking the lower right corner, it snaps to a larger size that fills the width of my screen and goes off the bottom beyond what my cursor can reach. I have to click the resize button at the top to undo. The only way I can now resize any window correctly is by dragging out from the sides and bottom individually. This is very time consumiing. Just fix it to how it used to work in every other previous version. It shouldn't take extra time with every new 'feature' you…

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  8. AI don't expand folders in File > Scripts when you have over some number of nested folders

    I have 57 folders inside Scripts root folder.
    They are well-organized and have several levels of hierarchy:
    10 general folders containing (or not) files and folders. The deepest level is 3 folders.
    AI ignores folder content at I would say folder 54 and don't expand the last three. Clicking won't help.
    Do you have any limitations for nested folders in AI?
    Why it is not documented then?
    Anyway, fix it, please.
    Fix at least something besides your fresh CC 2019 bugs (that you still don't fix).

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  9. Palettes do not Expand

    No selected palettes on right hand side will expand to view contents. Requires quit and re-open to fix

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  10. Window size not big enough - Can't open the illustration

    When I try to open a document from my drive, I get a pop-up window that says: Can't open the illustration. There is not enough room for the window; increase document area and try again.

    I've only had this issue since the last update. What can I do to fix this?

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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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  12. Precision touchpad scroll jittering

    On my XPS 13 9360, I am having issues when scrolling horizontally or vertically. The scrolling is not fluid; when scrolling at low speeds, the canvas actually scrolls the incorrect direction. This is present in dropdown menus as well. It seems like there are two scrolling actions that are fighting each other, but I am not sure.

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  13. Zooming malfunction when switching between windows.

    This occurs when I have multiple documents open in tabs. When I switch between tabs and scroll to zoom, it zooms in the previously opened tab, but not the current one. If I click within the document, then I can start zooming normally again.

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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.

  14. Right Click does not work

    This is not an idea, it is a bug complaint! My right click does not work on Illustrator on anything. I just downloaded the latest version of Adobe Illustrator Version 2017 21.1.0 in hopes to correct the "right clicking" issue that was in my older version (version prior to 21.1.0). I've uninstalled and reinstalled the program and the same problem still persist. My right click does not work! This is slowing down my work and it's definitely not time efficient. Help me fix this now!

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    Need More Info  ·  Anish Kumar responded

    Hi,

    Sorry for the inconvenience caused. Can you please share you monitor details. Are using a 4 k machine? On which version of Illustrator are you working on now? Please share this details it may help us to reproduce the issue .

  15. BUG: View Grid (Dots 1px) Freezes Illustrator

    Using a document grid using dots in small intervals (10px or 1 px intervals) makes Illustrator super slow or even stops working.

    Bug appeared in 25.3.1 and is still present in 25.4.1. Tested on multiple Macs (Catalina + Big Sur).

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  16. Animated zoom stops working after preview

    The animated zoom stops working after I use preview. I've checked in the preferences, and it's still enabled. The only way to fix this that I have found is to restart the program.

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  17. Saved Presets are not available despite having tab names "Saved" in the New Document Window

    Users should be able to save presets for documents they use regularly so that they don't have to manually set up common artboards they use frequently. I am submitting this under bugs, as opposed to feature requests, because other apps (photoshop, indesign, etc.) allow users to do this and Illustrator has a tab for saved presets in the New Document window, but does not give the user the ability to saved the preset. I DO NOT WANT TO SAVE TEMPLEATE! Templates are different from presets, and all the community answers direct users to saving templates. Again, Templates are vastly different…

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  18. 配置メニューでキーボードアクセラレーター「C」が重複している

    • Windows 10
    • Illustrator Version 25 (all)

    ファイルメニュー→配置メニューを利用した際にファイルメニューが表示されますが、「クラウドドキュメントを開く」と「置換」で、キーボードアクセラレーター用のキーである「C」が重複し、置換側が働かなくなっています。

    Version 24まではクラウドドキュメントのメニューがなかったことから、Version 25としての不具合に相当します。

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    Under Review  ·  PCM Maro responded

    製品フィードバックへのご協力ありがとうございます。

    ご報告いただいた問題が再現できました。

    情報のアップデートがありましたら、こちらでご報告いたします。

    よろしくお願いいたします。

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  19. Stop "Get started with fun and interactive tutorials" permanently

    Every single time I open Illustrator I get accosted by the "Get started with fun and interactive tutorials" tooltip.

    There's two options on it:
    - "Remind Later", which temporarily hides the tooltip
    - "OK", which opens a tutorial panel and temporarily hides the tooltip

    There needs to be an option for "Never show this stupid thing again"

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  20. Round corner not showing, object select not showing multi-select

    round corner only shows with regular select tool but not direct select tool
    when using direct select tool, would not outline selected object
    round corner mod would only show up for default shapes, if anything is divided or combined the round corner stops showing.

    Why do we need to vote for bugs to be fixed?
    shouldn't all bugs be fixed?? i mean it's not a new feature we are requesting.

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