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Layers won't collapse or open

Mar 6, 2013 9:24 AM

Tags: #illustrator #problem #bug #collapse #layers

Illustrator running very slowly, problem with layers. Nothing happens when clicking on triangles to open and collapse layers. Can turn them on and off by clicking the eye. Can also create new layers and delete things. What should I do?


Working in windows 7, but switching between personal Mac OSX. Both running Illustrator CS6 trial version with vectorscribe plugin. Also using wacom intuos 4 tablet. Have intermittently saved as .pdf. Problem first occured when working on mac.


layers screencapture.png

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    Mar 6, 2013 9:39 AM   in reply to jennimilne

    I see blank thumbnails, if you had them off then there woudl be no thumbnails, so guessing you have a redraw problem on the thumbnmails..


    Try playing with these settings from your layers palettete flyout >> panel options. Enable top level only, or turn off layers entirely and see what happens.

    Screen Shot 2013-03-06 at 11.35.30 AM.png


    Illustrator is pretty fast for drawign thumbnails for layers, so you may have a corrupt object in the document, or font issue.

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