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  1. In prepare form - ability to find and replace Text Field Properties

    Name value, either through the right-hand fields window or export to XML and importing back

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  2. Please bring back the zoom buttons on Acrobat Pro DC.

    Please bring back the zoom buttons on Acrobat Pro DC.

    2 votes
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  3. Duplicate across pages (button)

    "Duplicate across pages" places the button (the element I want to duplicate) complete out of the page in all other pages. I am using the very latest version of Acrobat. It worked perfectly fine before the update.

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    Hello,

    Thanks for contacting us.
    We are not able to reproduce this issue at our end.
    Thus please let us know your Acrobat version and OS details.
    Also whether you are facing it with every file? If not, please share sample file.

    Thanks,
    Gaurav

  4. Changing form field size distorts text

    When I have form fields that I created and that are filled in, I can't change the field size or shape without it distorting the text completely. I have to drag it to distort, hit undo, then do it again. The first size change screws up the text, but the second time does not. It's very aggravating when I need to adjust numerous text box sizes and have to do everything twice to avoid stretching the text.

    1 vote
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    Please share the acrobat version you are experiencing this issue with.You can do so using the link -helpx.adobe.com/acrobat/kb/identify-product..

    Have you tried it with any other file to confirm that this is not file-specific issue.

    Also, can you “Check for Updates” and re-test the issue with latest version.

    If this still doesn’t resolve the issue, please share the test file and a video of the issue via
    https://forums.adobe.com/docs/DOC-7161 for us to investigate further.

    -Bhavna

  5. PDFs try to open with firefox or other app even when DC is set.

    Its a Bug.

    After saving an excel or PDF, Firefox tries to open it. I have to go to info and change the app to Acrobat...again and again, even after setting the preference.
    

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  6. "Show border hover color for fields" interferes with custom form element rendering

    If you create custom radio button element in Indesign it will be rendered wrongly on acrobat pro (and reader) if

    Preferences >
    Forms >
    "Show border hover color for fields"

    is turned on.

    Once you turn that setting off, acrobat renderes the form element as expected.

    Attached indd, pdf and two screenshots to demonstrate the behaviour

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  7. Bug Report: Cannot select first page of a multi-page PDF as icon for a button

    This is a bug report for Acrobat Pro 2017.

    When creating a new form "button" with an icon appearance, it is not possible to select the first page of a multi-page PDF as the icon image.


    • Create a new button field

    • In the Properties dialog box for the button choose the Options tab

    • Choose "Icon only" from the layout dropdown list

    • Click the Choose Icon button and select a multi-page PDF

    • Try to select the first page of the PDF as the icon image.

    • Only the 2nd or later page can actually be selected (even though the first page will…
    1 vote
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    2 comments  ·  PDF Forms  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hello,

    Thanks for reporting this issue.

    But we are not able to reproduce this issue at our end.
    Thus please let us know your Acrobat version and OS details.

    Moreover, are you facing this issue for every file? If not, share the sample file.

    Thanks,
    Gaurav

  8. Required fields on creating from in Acrobat DC

    I don't want the required fields outlined with a red border when my client opens the form, only when they have completed it if there are any required fields missing. This would seem logical & I cant understand why this isn't already in place?

    2 votes
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  9. Option to change red outline on required field that travels with the PDF document

    There is an option to change the border color under Preferences, Forms change Required fields border highlight color. When another users fills out the form the border outline color reverts to red again. I would like the outline color for the required field that I selected to travel with the PDF document.

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  10. 6800.338.14.2.20020

    6800.338.14.2.20020

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  11. Drag and Drop functionality for CSV files into PDF forms

    It would be great to have a PDF form be populated by dragging and and dropping a CSV (or other format) file onto it.

    1 vote
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  12. Crashing When Opening Files

    PDF's when opened will sometimes crash the whole Adobe Acrobat Pro program. They open afterward, but the event viewer shows a fatal error of some kind. I copied four of these into the attached text document.

    2 votes
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  13. copy and paste

    I have a problem, I have PDF pro and I have edited a pdf document, and saved it, then when I copy and try to paste to another pdf document it will not carry over my edited additions to the document. but when i go back and see my edited document my additions are still there, it just wont copy an paste the complete new document

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  14. creating word from pdf and not having the check mark boxes work in word after conversion

    when converting pdf to word document my fillable form which has areas to check boxes off wont work on the word document after i convert it from a pdf? but it will work on pdf? how do i fix this? what are the steps to take to figure out how to keep the formating of the check boxes on the word document i am converting to from PDF

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  15. Tab order not working correctly

    My tab order is correct under "prepare form" but when I preview it is incorrect. The issue occurs when I tag the document. I am unable to change the tab order. If I try to change the reading order by dragging items around other items will jump around and it creates a mess that's worse than what I started with. I have to choose between an untagged pdf that is a fillable form with correct tab order or a tagged pdf that is still technically a fillable form, but with a weird reading order and tab order. Please fix this.

    8 votes
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  16. Add remaining characters counter to text form with character limit

    Add a function to Adobe Acrobat Pro Create Forms, so that when a character limit is applied to a text box a counter appears to indicate the remaining number of characters available to the user.

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  17. features dont work

    i would like to split page but every time i get the error message

    ( you cant change the security of the document because the document is signed or certified )

    i would like also to add my signature but cant because the add signature button is not clickable at all,

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    Thank you for reporting the issue. We regret you facing inconvenience.

    Seems the PDF documents have restrictions w.r.t page extractions and signing operations. Please check Document Properties (CTRL+D or CMD+D) > Security and see if any document security is applied.
    If you are not the author of the PDF, you will need to contact him/her to.

    Please share the version of acrobat you are using. You can do so using the link -helpx.adobe.com/acrobat/kb/identify-product..

    And also share the test PDF file using forums.adobe.com/docs/DOC-7161 for us to investigate further if this does not resolve your issue.

    -Bhavna

  18. Tab order property / sorted list with java script

    There is currently no way to get the tab order of fields in a PDF file via JavaScript. While it is possible to set it by creating fields in the desired order, there is no way of getting the order of already available fields – only alphabetically. Giving the Field object a new property or reading out another sorted list would solve this.

    Also, this link is currently on 404:
    https://help.adobe.com/livedocs/acrobatsdk/9/Acrobat9HTMLHelp/JSDevOverview.71.1.html (linked here: https://www.adobe.com/devnet/acrobat/javascript.html)

    5 votes
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  19. 2 votes
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  20. Have a file specifically for recovered files.

    Have a file specifically for recovered files. I just lost 4 hours worth of work because the program crashed and the file reverted!!!

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