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  1. In creating a form have a field where a user can click in and a use pen or finger to write or sign

    In Forms having a signature that requires a save every time is too much when their is multiple signatures especially when the form does not change between signing. the fill and sign is better however it does not work with the button reset a form. So having a field form similar to the text but allows the user to write by pen or finger that is also clear able should be an option.

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  2. Auto OCR in Edit mode

    Please make this feature optional per document, its very useful in some cases but a right pain when not required i.e. large documents containing scanned text.

    please, please, pretty please can this be sorted?

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  3. I can't get Acrobat to auto create check boxes when I "prepare form" - a .docx with check boxes printed to PDF, making form fillable.

    I can't get Acrobat to auto create check boxes when I "prepare form" - this is a .docx with check boxes printed to PDF, making form fillable. I want Acrobat to detect the check boxes and automatically add them instead of manually adding 100 checkboxes, taking way too much time.

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  4. Crashes when I try to start the form editor from the Tools pane in Pro DC for Mac

    Trying to edit the forms on a PDF created in an earlier version of Acrobat. When I start the Form Editor using the Tools pane, the program crashes every time.

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  5. auto fill not working

    When auto-complete is turned on for a form, field entries are being saved but fail to auto-complete. For a form created in Acrobat, I can go to Edit-->Preferences-->Forms-->Auto-Complete-->Edit Entry List and see all the strings I would like to auto-complete. But they never auto-complete. I can find no factor why that is failing

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  6. Tool icon missing fgrom Tool page

    The icon / link on the TOols page which lead to the Merge Data into Spreadsheet dialogue has suddenly disappeared from my cop of Acobat Pro 2017. How can I get it back? I can access the function by loading a form and then using the 'Edit' command, but two weeks agao there was a tool icon available.

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    You can use the following steps to
    > Right Click on the Tools bar and select "Customize Quick Tools.
    >Navigate to “Prepare Form” > More Form Options
    > Click on the “Add to toolbar” button.
    > Click Save.

    You should now have the “Merge Data into Spreadsheet” as a drop down options now.

    I hope this helps

    -Bhavna

  7. Unable to create a form anymore, I import a document, but when pressing start nothing happens

    Unable to create a form anymore, I import a document, but when pressing start nothing happens

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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.

    -Bhavna

  8. Calulations are difficult why can't it just cary them over from word or excell

    Why not make the math table calculations carry over from word and excel instead of having to use java. Even the tools don't even subtract or divide.

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  9. Annotations should appear above the image in a form image field

    Currently when a user fills a form image field annotations are placed below this image, making it impossible (or arduous for the pdf creator) to annotate images that have been filled into the form.

    Seeing as it's an intuitively powerfull tool to be able to annotate (nb. point out) things on an image I'd like to see this be easyer to accomplish/baseline.

    See: https://forums.adobe.com/thread/2467988

    Thank you in advance for the consideration.

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  10. Convert to radio group

    I should be able to create a radio group inside a form without custom scripting. An example would be to select a number of check boxes and group them together and choose to group them as a radio button group.

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  12. Click and Ship Labels do NOT print infornation BUG WITH USPS CLICK AND SHIP LABELS

    I am trying to print a shipping label from a Click and Ship Label through eBay and they print out the USPS but not a bit of information. I even tried other browsers to see if that would help but not a bit of difference.

    SEE PHOTO

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  13. I hate adobe acrobat pro dc

    Let's find someone who has a better idea than adobe and get them up and running on kickstarter so I don't have to use this ****** program.

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  14. dropdown list doesn't work

    I Added drop down list, change the properties to number and then preview.

    It remains blank

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  15. How to Insert Image is Greyed Out on Combining , Editing, Form .

    I am Unable to INSERT an image on your COMBINE, EDIT, FORM. THE INSERT ICON is GREYED OUT

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    Thank you for reporting this.
    We need more information on steps to be able to reproduce this issue.

    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.

    -Bhavna

  16. Text Box (not font) is black

    When I click on a field to populate, the text box becomes black. Therefore I cannot see what I type in the field. How do I change this?! I need to complete a document as soon as possible, and this issue is holding me up. Thanks.

    I have Adobe Acrobat DC

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

    Can you please try delete the existing field and create a new one? Do you still face the issue?

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

    And also share the test PDF file using https://forums.adobe.com/docs/DOC-7161 for us to investigate further.

    -Bhavna

  17. Make Form Conversions easier .

    Make Form Conversions more intuitive and accurate. The cursor still jumps around and seldom allows me to position it where I want to type.

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    Thank you for your suggestion. We shall need more information on how does the “cursor jump around” and what workflow of “Form Conversions” are you using.

    Is it converting MSWord to Acroform or via scanning.?
    Please share more details

    -Bhavna

  18. PDF forms saved with Reader Extended → Enable More Tools (form fill-in & save) should editable!

    Whenever I use "File → Save as Other → Reader Extended PDF → Enable More Tools (Includes form fill-in & save)" to save my form. The form in the resulting file cannot be edited. Why? This effectively causes me to have to maintain three copies of my PDF forms: One with no form controls, one converted to a form, and one with More Tools enabled.

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  19. exportAsFDF: values are exported from fields not in the array

    Steps to reproduce the issue: Create an exportAsFDF script in a privileged context in a folder level script. Specify an array of some but not every child field of a non-terminal field name using the aFields parameter with exportAsFDF. Next, employ ALL child fields of that multi-field set a pdf, not just the fields in the array, and enter values in every field in the family. Call the script from the pdf to export and save the fdf file. Reset the fields in the pdf to a blank state. Import the fdf file to that pdf.

    Environment: Acrobat Pro DC;…

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  20. Partial drop down search giving unexpected results in DC

    I have been discussing an issue on this thread in the support forum: https://forums.adobe.com/thread/2445804

    I will outline the issue below again, however.

    I have a drop down that is being populated dynamically: https://i.imgur.com/QKohGq5.png

    Users have the ability to do a partial search of the drop down, to filter down to what they're looking to find: https://i.imgur.com/S0P3T17.png

    However, when selecting one of the options from within the remaining options available, the results are not always as intended. In this case, I will search "Adult B" to choose Adult Brass Dragon. When selecting Adult Brass Dragon, the following script is enacted via…

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