Here is an excerpt from the section about issues affecting all applications:
In Mac OS 10.7, Apple has made the user Library folder hidden. Preferences, presets, and other user customization settings are stored within this Library folder.
To access your user Library folder:
For instructions on additional methods to make the user library folder visible, see the following document.
See "How to access hidden user library files | Mac OS 10.7 Lion" (cpsid_90947)
Many Adobe applications are dependent on the Oracle Java Runtime Environment (JRE) for some features to work. Apple recently changed the way it includes Java in Mac OS, and with Lion, Java is no longer preinstalled; it is now an optional install that the user must select.
Since current Adobe installers and applications were built before these changes by Apple, our software anticipates that Java is installed. Adobe and Apple have worked together to ensure that you can install Java at OS install time, or optionally at a later time before you install Adobe applications. At runtime when you launch an Adobe application, you will be prompted to install Java if it is not already installed. If you do not install Java before running an Adobe application, there can be missing or improperly behaving features. If you encounter any issues, installing Java should correct the problems. Corporate IT organizations should take care to preinstall Java (or make sure Java can be installed through their firewalls/security) in order to avoid conflicts with Adobe applications.
If the Java runtime is not installed, some issues that are known to occur include:
For additional instructions for installing the Java runtime see the following document.
See "How to install the Java Runtime (JRE) | Mac OS 10.7 Lion" (cpsid_90908)
Illustrator CS5, Illustrator CS5.1, InDesign CS5.5: Crash reporter doesn’t appear or only appears after long delays (10-15min).
In application scrolling may reach opposite of expected due to "Move content in direction of finger movement when scrolling or navigating" feature. To alter this behavior, deselect the feature at the top of the Mouse section within the System Preferences.
CS2 or earlier versions of Adobe products required Rosetta to run on newer Intel based mac systems. These older versions will no longer be supported as Apple removed Rosetta support with the 10.7 release.
Any early adopters run into any AE CS5 or CS5.5 specific issues?
Nothing so far on CS5 or CS5.5 for AE, Illustrator, Photoshop, Dreamweaver. The only app that I use every day that had to be upgraded was XCode...And it's been downloading for about an hour.
I'll go through the rest of the MC in the next few days to see if anything jumps out. So far only installed on my MacBook Pro.
My experience is similar to Rick's. Installed on a MacBook Pro, no issues so far with my primary applications: After Effects, Photoshop, Illustrator (all CS5.5), Final Cut Pro 7, Word.
Any changes to Quicktime X or ProRes (if you guys use FCPX)? Is QT 7 still available?
Quicktime X has a few new features, including a trim capability, but still nothing like QT7. It's export capabilities are all preset lowest-common-denominator options.
Quicktime 7 can still be installed using the installer on your Snow Leopard disc.
Running After Effects CS5 10.0.2.4 in Lion, and the app won't hide. Another user on Creative Cow was experiencing the same thing with AE CS5.5.
I have the same experience, which I hadn't noticed until I read your post. After Effects C5.5 not hiding in Lion on a 17" Mac Book Pro.
Mine is CS5 on a Mac Pro, but yeah. Anyone NOT experiencing it, I wonder?
Can you hide other Adobe applications on Lion, like Premiere Pro?
Yes, everything else that's CS5 (Photoshop, Premiere, Flash, etc.) hides, and also AE CS4 hides. AE CS5 is the only problem.
How exactly are you trying to hide the application?
Command-Shift-H does nothing. Choosing the Hide After Effects menu command deactivates AE, but the interface is still visible, obscuring the Desktop. Clicking on the AE interface doesn't reactivate it either, but clicking the AE icon in the Dock does.
Has this hiding issue been addressed? I'm still having the problem on my laptop and am about to upgrade to Lion on my desktop machine.
> Has this hiding issue been addressed?
I am not aware of this being fixed in the recent Lion updates. There has been no After Effects update since this issue was discovered.
I'm having no issues with Lion. None, but then again I don't HIDE, never have. I use desktops or in previous versions, workspaces. It's efficient, quick, easy, and all Adobe apps I currently use seem to run just fine.
Just to mention that I have now installed Lion on my Mac Pro and AE seems to Cmd-Ctrl-H Hide as normal, so it is not a blanket issue unfortunately for the debuggers.
Edit: This behaviour has been reappearring over the last few weeks since I installed Lion. AE sometimes doesn't hide properly. Everything behaves as if it has hidden, eg. when I click on AE I flip into Finder or whatever application had a window at that point on the screen, but the AE interface remains visible. The only way to get back to AE is click it in the Dock and then try Hiding again. Sometimes it takes 1 or 2 go's to get it to hide. Its a pain.
I can confirm this behavior is still occuring. AE CS5.5 in Lion (10.7.2) does not respond to Hiding either with a key command or from the Finder menu, regardless of whether I'm in the Finder or another app, regardless of the method used to navigate.
As someone else noted, it's visual. For example, if you try to hide AE, it thinks it's hidden, even though it's still in plain site. But clicking anywhere on the interface to take me back to AE does not work. I can only return to AE via the Dock or Command-Tab. Pretty irritating.
Basically it acts like a big facade over the desktop. Serious bug for those of us who switch programs frequently and need visual access to the Finder.
Same as noted.
This hiding bug is really annoying, I was assuming it had been cured in CS5.5 (I'm still on CS5) but if it is persistent it really needs addressing. I've tried using Mission Control but it doesn't achieve the same, simple method of hiding the app in one keystroke. Since all the other CS applications hide just fine, it must be something that Adobe can address without too much from Apple?
I have managed to find only one thing that works - using the Dock. Right clicking the AE icon in the Dock and selecting Hide makes it go away as desired. It's not the most efficient way of dealing with it, but for me it works.
Why there and not with a key stroke nor from the Finder menu is confusing, but maybe it can help someone track down the cause.
What a relief....at least there's one way of hiding AE. Right-clicking in the dock works for me, too.
But please, Adobe, do something about the hiding issue in your next update. I'm having the same problem as everyone else, running os 10.7.3 and CS5.5, and it's been maddening.
Stil problems .. crashes.. more now than ever.. with 10.7.3 update.
I am soo fed up with this... just lost more hours of work .. Adobe crash reports sent .. and never a reply.
Ridiculously long saving AE file still ..
Premiere also crashes constantly. This is my first attempt at editing a video in Premiere after abandoning Final Cut, and I'm wondering whether I made the right decision. I've lost a considerable amount of work because of this.
Has anyone having problems with Ctrl + h not hiding AE tried checking the "Use Systm Shortcut Keys" box in the General section of Preferences? I just did that and it works fine on all 4 of the computers that I have running OSX Lion 10.7.3. I prefer to use the application shortcut keys and the desktops available in Lion. It's a much cleaner way for me to work. See my post above.
To arithmerock, Tell us something about your system. I'm running Premiere Pro CS5.5 with no problems on 4 macs from an black MacBook, to an old white first generation intel iMac to a shiny new Mac Pro. It even runs on my wife's latest generation Mac Mini. If PPro is constantly crashing on you there must be something wrong with a driver or a codec or a font or permissions somewhere.