Export As SVG is outlining text regardless of settings

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Nov 04, 2020 Nov 04, 2020

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I'm exporting an SVG from Illustrator 2019 (23.0.1) running on Windows 10 and have found some frustrating behavior. I've managed to reproduce this with some simple steps:

 

  1. Create a new Illustrator file
  2. Place a Text object with the contents (two lines)"LOREM IPSUM:
    DOLOR SIT AMET"
  3. Change the settings to:
    Font: Arial Black
    Font Size: 36pt
    Paragraph: Centered
  4. Export as SVG (Font: SVG)

The resulting SVG outlines the text instead of including it as text. Exporting as a PDF or EMF keeps the text intact.

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