Thanks for the information provided to the Illustrator team.
We are able to reproduce this issue at our end and the engineering team is currently isolating this issue further to get to the root cause.
With Best Regards,
An error occurred while saving the commentGabriel Campbell commented
Looks like this might be an issue with having Spotify running at the same time as Ai. Spotify uses the spacebar to pause/unpause songs and can sometimes 'take over' the use of the spacebar in other apps.
I suggest trying a restart of Spotify.
You can also follow the steps here to reset the hardware preferences in Chrome (which can also hijack shortcuts): https://community.spotify.com/t5/Desktop-Windows/Google-hijacking-my-keyboard-shortcuts/m-p/4731051#M75230