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Illustrator (Desktop) Bugs

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  1. UI Panels not rendering with Catalina update

    The panels in the user interface for both Illustrator and Photoshop have started not rendering properly (aka disappearing) both for the document panel and for workspace panels the ever since upgrading to Catalina on Mac. This most commonly happens when pressing "F" to switch between document views. Other times when switching from another application to the Illustrator or Photoshop window, the entire document disappears despite the Window dropdown menu saying it is open.

    I have contacted Adobe Customer Support and they have continually told me to delete my preference files (Illustrator) or turn on/off Legacy compositing (Photoshop). Despite doing these,…

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  2. transparency grid disabled - Drawing area is not visible

    I had this problem only with some files, which created "AI CC23.0 mac".
    If transparency grid enabled, Everything looks normal.

    My System:
    Windows 10
    intel i7 8700K 32gb Ram
    Nvidia Quadro P1000
    AI 24.1 6@177427 (64-bit)

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  3. Stroke width profile selection malfunction after last update.

    Stroke width profile selection not giving the proper "style" from pull-down menu. I select "uniform" but Ai creates "width profile 1"

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  4. Inconsistency between GPU and CPU modes

    mac OS 10.15.1 (19B88)

    iMac (Retina 5K, 27-inch, Late 2015)
    4 GHz Quad-Core Intel Core i7
    AMD Radeon R9 M395 2 GB

    I have an issue regarding inconsistent appearance between GPU and CPU modes when using composite fonts. Attached are the screen shot images of the identical material when captured in (1) GPU-mode, (2) CPU-mode, and (3) GPU-mode after outlined.

    As the files show, the last 2 characters show up at different position. The outlined characters show up in the position identical with (2). So I guess (1) has some issue (not displaying the pre-outlined characters at the correct position).

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  5. se pega

    Hola desde que lo instales funciona muy lento se paga y no se cierra cuando uno presiona la X solo cuando con el botón derecho me señala cerrar programa esto no debería ser así si estoy pagando por un buen servicio. gracias solicito solucionar

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  6. overprint

    Look at Problems in Picture. Help me pls.

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  7. GPU Preview hangs with simple file

    System specs: MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Mid 2015) • GPU Intel Iris Pro 1536 MB • OSX 10.14.6 • Illustrator 23.1.1

    I have an Illustrator file (attached) which is originally imported from a dwg file but doesn't seem to contain that much artwork. Trying to open this file (or preview) with GPU either hangs Illustrator or takes minutes on end to render. The same thing happens if this file is placed in Indesign and GPU preview is on there, even recovering that document after force quitting hangs Indesign.

    I can simply work around this problem by disabling GPU performance from…

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  8. adobe illustrator 2015 onword version jerk and lagging issue

    im work LG 5K DISPLAY WITH MAC PRO 2013 I HAVE INSTALLED ADOBE ILLUSTRATOR 2019 ABOUT 3 MONTH IM FACING SOME ISSUES ON OVERPRINT PREVIEW MODE AND NORMAL MODE (NORMAL MODE IS OK NO ANY JERK AND LAGGING ISSUE BUT ON OVERPRINT PREVIEW LAGGING JERK ANY MOVEMENT ON SCREEN AND ARTBOARD ANY SOLUTION ABOUT MY PROBLEM PLEASE SHARE IM VERY TRIED AND I REQUEST TO ADOBE PLEASE REMOVE GPU OPTION 2015 ONWARD VERSION ADOBE ILLUSTRATOR 2014 IS EXCELLENT PERFORMANCE AND WORK OVERALL.

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  9. Illustrator CC Crashes In Tablet Mode

    Illustrator regularly crashes every couple of hours when my Spectre x360 is in tablet mode, also when using the HP Pen. Is anyone else getting this?

    Running Illustrator in power saving mode was suggested as a workaround, but it's still crashing.

    System info attached.

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  10. pixel error

    This happens a lot when I am working in Illustrator, I have to zoom in and out to see the correct color or for not seeing this issue. PLEASE HELP

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  11. "QuickDraw" (artwork/preview) malfunctions

    Not clear this is actually GPU-related.
    This bug dates back 32 years, all the way to Illustrator 1.0, when Adobe used the term "QuickDraw" to describe it. Terminology has changed, the bug has not. It has happened on every version of Illustrator, on every Mac, under every operating system.
    I've sent the attached screenshots and videos in the past, no response.
    The bug manifests as stray lines or incorrect vectors at certain seemingly-random resolutions.
    In preview mode, in addition to above problems, (possibly a different bug), I often get sectors or areas that do not fill or redraw correctly. Sometimes…

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  12. GPU rendering problem. - My graphics appear pixelated at certain zoom levels. Comes and goes. Very annoying when working.

    This happened a few months or weeks ago.

    I am using Macbook Pro - 2017
    OS version: Mojave 10.14.5 (18F132)
    Adobe Illustrator: 23.0.4
    This issue disappears when I turn of GPU rendering but I am used to working with GPU rendering ON.

    I am hoping for a fix on this soon or maybe there is already. please let me know. Thanks :)

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  13. Scaling / rendering bug - Pucker & Bloat

    workpath: make circle -> add anchor points ->pucker&bloat -> cut the circle in two -> join path -> new circle -> minus front -> scaling = error (see images)

    MacOs Mojave 10.14.5 - illustrator CC 2019 AND illustrator 2018 (22.1)

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  14. I did a blend on some text (a color to 0 opacity of the color) — and it looks real stitchy on the GPU preview

    I did a blend on some text (a color to 0 opacity of the color) — and it looks real stitchy on the GPU preview.

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  15. phantom lines overlapping paths

    Sometimes a portion of my shape will look cut off. There is no vector information generating is, it just renders it that way for some reason. Examples attached:

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  16. wrong monitor profile applied when moving AI to a different screen in a multi-monitor setup

    Setup: MacOS, latest version / AI, latest version / three different displays (two wide gamut) attached to 2017 MacBook Pro 15" 2017

    The monitor profile of the display on which a file is opened first seems to be still in effect to render colors, after moving the window to another monitor (with a different gamut) while in GPU preview.
    Colors are quite off when moving a window from a wide-gamut display to an sRgb one and vice versa.
    Overprint view or CPU view seem to be correct, but are very slow to work with.

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  17. Objects not displaying in the right place?

    I've been encountering lots of stuff like this, usually restarting the app will fix it. This time a closed the doc, re-opened and this was still happening...

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  19. Trim View (2019) is rendering properly in GPU view when adding from libraries

    Details of your operating system and version of Adobe Illustrator: Windows 10 Insider Build 18312. Illustrator 23.0.1
    The steps you were taking when you experienced the issues: When working in Trim View in GPU view, when I add assets from the Libraries panel and move them onto the artboard, my background raster image gets black blocks/rendering issue. If I zoom in and out it goes away until I move the top object again. If I switch to CPU view the issue goes away.

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