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  1. Can only find / replace whole word not partial word

    Cannot replace a partial word. Have Find - whole word unchecked. As soon as I add something to Replace, Whole word checks and goes gray. This was marked as Resolved but it is not.

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  2. I hate it, very hard to work with, not intuitive at all, worst design, change the team, I am giving up and go to other product.

    I hate it, very hard to work with, not intuitive at all, worst design, change the team, I am giving up and go to other product.

    4 votes
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  3. image replacement & add image

    After an automatic Update on a Terminal Server installation (Server 2016) users can not add or replace images on pdfs.

    Warning: unknown Error
    Info Box: The Image can not convert and add to the document.

    4 votes
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  4. copy and paste don't work in Comment mode

    When the "Comment" menu is open, copy and paste are disabled, until the menu is closed. So in the process of adding mark ups and comments, you need to open the Comment menu to add a mark up, then close it to copy and paste to use that markup else where on that page or another, then re-open the comment menu, and continue back and forth.

    The copy and paste option must be available with the comment menu open or the functionality of the program, which we use primarily to mark up and comment on pdf's, is totally lost.

    4 votes
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  5. Where are the drawing tools????

    I often edit documents and the drawing tools are necessary. Where have they gone???

    4 votes
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  6. ABILITY TO EDIT PDF'S IN SHAREPOINT

    ABILITIY TO EDIT PDF's in SharePoint

    4 votes
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  7. Take OCR text pre-processing out of EDIT

    99.9% of the time, when I'm going to EDIT a pdf, its just to resize or crop it, not to change the content. But I have to wait for the OCR processing to complete before the crop tool is available. I shouldn't have to wait for a feature I'm not intending to use. Especially if I'm working with CAD drawings or other non-MSWord source files, the OCR processing takes forever, since the content isnt designed for that.

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  8. FIX: Rich Media Button. Needs Transparent Line and Fill Option!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Hurry Fix!

    I need to make transparent buttons with HTML links in most of my documents. Someone forgot to program this in the DC version.
    Create a square button and set the line and fill to transparent. Please fix! It is causing a host of issues for us.

    4 votes
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  9. Difficulty moving text

    Please make it easier to move text. I have spent hours (and am developing RSI) trying to move text that I have moved before - it takes dozens/hundreds of clicks to get the box around the text to show sufficiently to grab it and move it. I spent the $$ for AA Pro DC, so thought such a basic thing would have been fixed .... Please let me know when it is fixed so that I can edit my document without wasting any more time - I have a week or so before it goes to the printers ... Thanks

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  10. Resetting Format to my defualt Arial - For some reason the format goes to Z@R4A42.tmp

    Resetting Format to my defualt Arial - For some reason the format goes to Z@R4A42.tmp. Not sure how this started doing this.

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  11. There is no way to change the default line spacing of 1.2 to a more useful 1 (single spacing).

    Adobe's default line spacing is set to 1.20, which is uncommon in documents. Single spacing (1.0) would be much more useful. Because I can't change the default, I have to continually change the line spacing from 1.2 to 1, which is annoying and time consuming. Please update the software so that the user can select the default line spacing.

    4 votes
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  12. Editing pictures annoying pop up window

    Here's an idea...whenever trying to edit a picture and this ANNOYING message pops up:
    "The object you selected uses transparency and might look different in your editing application. Furthermore, the appearance of the page may change in unexpected ways after this object is edited. Do you want to edit this object anyway?"

    A NEW OPTION appears > DO NOT ASK AGAIN FOR EVER AND EVER THRU ETERNITY. THANKS

    4 votes
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    Under review  ·  Bilal Ansari responded

    Thank you for the feedback. I have forwarded your request to the engineering team. They will reach out to you if any more information is needed.

  13. Improve the Bates Numbering

    Currently the Bates Numbering option does not allow the user to select folder and subfolders to the window for incorporating Bates Numbering. Users currently have to separate the subfolders onto the desktop and then add each folder separately to the list, once all the folders are added, the functionality can then be operated. However, most of the time users have up to 500 subfolders, so its essential that the subfolders are numbered to that the Bates numbering follows numerically correctly. There are other products that can already do this, so why cant Adobe

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  14. Highlighter Color

    Please implement a simple color menu which could be prompted by hovering over the icon and from which we can select various colors for the highlighter.

    3 votes
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  15. PDF Editing Highlighter colors

    It would be great if the editing part of Adobe would give you the ability to choose different color highlighters.

    3 votes
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  17. Text Recognition / Edit

    Older versions (prior to text recognition) allowed you to type onto a pdf and edit it later without any interference. The new DC software while still allowing you to type and edit more than often enough recognizes the original text of the document making it editable and causing tons of interference with the user entered text. There should be a feature which locks text recognition and doesnt allow the editing tool to recognize the base document script which will allow for easy editing if you have to save and come back to a document and make changes.

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  18. Need More Editing Capabilities

    Please include two very important editing features in Acrobat Pro.

    Allow a "page setup" type feature, including:
    1.) the ability to change the margins of the entire document.
    2.) the ability to center text, such as a title, against the page margins, not just within the individual text box.
    3.) the ability to align all text in a document within the margins, without having to manually align each and every text box. This is important for documents that have many pages.

    Just like the editing features of Microsoft Word, these and other editing capabilities would make Adobe Pro an excellent…

    3 votes
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  19. Command-line options for batch processing

    It would be very helpful for clients such as attorneys, banks, publishers, and so forth if there were a way to invoke PDF Optimization on a file from the command line, for situations where there are sixty (or six hundred, or six thousand) PDFs that need to have optimization done to them.

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  20. Changing layer default visibility state is awkward and sometimes does not save

    I use Acrobat PRO DC in prepress to switch layer visibility in PDF's that are linked to Illustrator imposition file. Usually I need to change 2-5 layer visibility. The process involves awkwardly too many steps to change a default visibility state of a layer in order for it to be saved. And when trying to save changes sometimes it fails. To correct the issue I usually have to rotate the page CCW and back CW and just then the layer visibility state can be saved. Please look at this as it consumes time and needs too many steps to complete…

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