A straight finish is appearing in some sharp corners

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May 09, 2022 May 09, 2022

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I've been noticing for some time that in some sharp corners a straight finish is appearing. This is just visual, but it's very annoying. Apparently this is happening only in Illustrator installed on macOS. Anyone else with this problem?Bug.jpg

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Adobe Community Professional , May 09, 2022 May 09, 2022
Try using CPU preview. This seems to be a problem generated by the "over-active" GPU preview. It is only screen problem and does not print.

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Adobe Community Professional , May 09, 2022 May 09, 2022
Ruben, Brady, In addition to what Larry said, you can toggle between GPU and CPU with Ctrl/Cmd+E. And you probably know this: https://helpx.adobe.com/illustrator/kb/gpu-performance-preview-improvements.html GPU is faster, sometimes too fast, so it gets ahead of itself. Graphics cards are included in the system requirements: https://helpx.adobe.com/illustrator/system-requirements.html https://helpx.adobe.com/illustrator/system-requirements/earlier-versions.html https://helpx.adobe.com/illustrator/system-requirements-old-versions.html...

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May 09, 2022 May 09, 2022

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Yep, it's happened to me for years... don't know of a fix lol. But it only happens when you're zoomed in super far, so making the illustration bigger will help I believe.

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Try using CPU preview. This seems to be a problem generated by the "over-active" GPU preview. It is only screen problem and does not print.

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Oh wow!! Had no idea, thanks for educating me lol!

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Ruben, Brady,

 

In addition to what Larry said, you can toggle between GPU and CPU with Ctrl/Cmd+E.

 

And you probably know this:

https://helpx.adobe.com/illustrator/kb/gpu-performance-preview-improvements.html

 

GPU is faster, sometimes too fast, so it gets ahead of itself.

 

Graphics cards are included in the system requirements:
https://helpx.adobe.com/illustrator/system-requirements.html
https://helpx.adobe.com/illustrator/system-requirements/earlier-versions.html
https://helpx.adobe.com/illustrator/system-requirements-old-versions.html


Apart from an inadequate card, the issue can be caused by lack of driver updating, lack of proper recognition of the card by the computer, and whatnot (including rifts in the space time, moon, weather, and the fact that Illy (job description Adobe Illustrator, and she is always eager to help) sometimes moves in mysterious ways).

 

Here are a few more pages about GPU troubleshooting:
https://helpx.adobe.com/illustrator/kb/gpu-performance-errors-troubleshooting-workarounds.html
https://helpx.adobe.com/illustrator/kb/illustrator-gpu-performance-driver-update.html

 

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Hey, thanks guys! that solved it!

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For my part yous are welcome, Rubens and Brady.

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Thanks so much for that info, I had no idea!!

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