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  1. Edit mulitple form properties at the same time

    Can only change tool tips for one item at a time. Have to change dozens from previous form and can only do one at a time. If copy / paste have to change the name so they won't be linked.

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  2. Edit font in fillable fields on forms

    Currently, if I send a fillable form to someone, they can't change the font they enter into the fillable fields. It would be great if they could change the font to suit them rather than have to keep the font that I've assigned. OR if I could assign a font and have it appear on the PDF at their end rather than converting to a default font if they don't have that particular font on their computer.

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    2 comments  ·  PDF Forms  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Please select “Allow Rich Text Formatting” for the text field in the “Options” tab of the Properties dialog box.

    Formatting options are available on “Right Click”
    And font can be changed using the “text toolbar”, using the shortcut key CTRL+E or CMD+E.

    I hope this help

  3. “Preparing Form”, it is impossible to turn off the color of the Border Color and Fill Color.

    For a long time (one year), app for Mac, Adobe Acrobat DC do not working properly.

    When I working editable files to “Preparing Form”, it is impossible to turn off the color of the Border Color and Fill Color.

    There is no NONE color at all, as it was 2 years ago.

    Please update app quickly and let me know as soon as possible.

    tnx.

    greeting

    Sandrino Kasić

    sandrino.kasic@mccann.hr

    McCann
    Zagreb,
    Croatia

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    Adobe Acrobat and Reader official update containing the fix for this issue is now available. This update will be automatically pushed to all existing installations of Acrobat and Reader.

    If you want, you may also manually trigger the update by opening the application and going to Help > Check for Updates.

    More information about this release is here: https://www.adobe.com/devnet-docs/acrobatetk/tools/ReleaseNotesDC/continuous/dccontinuousoctober2018.html#dccontinuousoctobertwentyeighteen.

    Please try it out and let us know your feedback.

    Thanks!

    -Bhavna

  4. won't open PDF files

    I'm trying to open a PDF file and it shows me that it's going to open and then nothing happens. I tried to unistall it and then install it and there's always an error appearing saying that I'm not able to have access on this device, path or file and that maybe I don't have the rights.
    (the photo is on greek)

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  5. КакI want to request a refund

    I want to request a refund

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  6. Difficulty getting form to calculate

    If there was a refresh button maybe that would help. As it is now, I have to get into to Form setup and back out again, or keep on clicking on various fields until the correct values show up.

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  7. Help on highlighting fields

    I have a fillable .pdf and needed help to turn on the field highlights. Searching for 'show fillable fields' was not useful on your tutorials and help pages, the switch is buried in the preferences menu.
    1) Simple, direct answers to simple questions!
    2) This switch should be easier to find, placed somewhere in a View menu. Uh, might I suggest 'View Fillable Fields'?

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    Need Info  ·  Megha Jain responded

    You can try searching “highlight” as keyword in the RHP and select the option easily without going to Preferences. Please ensure that the PDF is form.

    Thank You for sharing a suggestion.

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    Adobe Acrobat and Reader official update containing the fix for this issue is now available. This update will be automatically pushed to all existing installations of Acrobat and Reader.

    If you want, you may also manually trigger the update by opening the application and going to Help > Check for Updates.

    More information about this release is here:
    https://www.adobe.com/devnet-docs/acrobatetk/tools/ReleaseNotesDC/continuous/dccontinuousoctober2018.html#dccontinuousoctobertwentyeighteen

    Please try it out and let us know your feedback.

    Thanks!

    -Bhavna

  9. Why can't i find any real help?

    Why can't i talk to an expert about the issues I'm having? All the tutorials are much too basic and scrolling through all the reams of posts is exhausting and never results in an answer. I need advice on how to save a pdf. file with radio buttons and fillable sections so i can send it to a client for completion. Why is there no detailed best practice on how to use pre-flight so that forms work for your clients?

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  10. Edit fill and stroke in Form fields

    I can't find a way to make a permanent change to appearance of form fields. It will keep having the blue color on top at the end user. In the properties panel it is shown as no fill and stroke. I can see a lot of people asking for this feature - but no solution yet. See https://forums.adobe.com/thread/2467569

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  12. Form field autodetection - limit length of form field names (T) and alternate field name (TU)

    When running the form field autodetection there are e.g. multiline text form fields detected. The names of those fields and the alternate field names have a length of up-to 2249 characters (consisting of nearly the whole page text).
    I know that theoretically text strings can be 32K or greater however a meaningful name should be much shorter. So would it be possible to limit the size to a meaningful length of lets say 255? In case no string can be detected the name is "undefined_28" which is good and short...
    Thanks

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  13. Bug

    Mohave 10.14.3 and Acrobat DC fillable document saving problem-
    If I get a fillable form from IRS or other government site that needs to be filled in, I can save it to my computer one time. But if I reopen the document to add other information to a fillable area, I cannot save the document a second time. I get an error message saying the file contains "a number that is out of range". This happens for documents from many different websites, so I think the error comes when the document is saved using Mohave. Once saved the "producer" under…

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    Thank you for reporting the issue.

    Please check that the form is not being opened in Apple Preview, it happens to get corrupted. Try downloading again from IRS website and instead use Adobe Acrobat/Adobe Reader.

    1. Please share the test file with us using https://forums.adobe.com/docs/DOC-7161 and
    2 the version of Acrobat installed on your machine for us to investigate furthur.

    -Bhavna

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  15. Adobe Acrobat 2017


    • there should be a way to extract data from excel to automatically populate fillable pdf form.

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    Thank you for your suggestion. We shall need more information on what workflow of yours uses this. Please share steps.

    You can also share a video with us using forums.adobe.com/docs/DOC-7161

    -Bhavna

  16. right click to edit fill in text: underlining, bold, italics, superscript subscript and font

    When writing in the fill in portion of the form, I used to be able to right click and underline, bold, italicize, highlight, superscript or subscript my text. I am no longer able to do this and I am super frustrated.

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    Please go back to Prepare Forms> edit mode and enable “Allow Rich Text Formating” for the text field

    Once done, you should be able to get the formatting options under right click context menu.

    I hope this helps.

    -Bhavna

  17. Multiline Form Preset Line Height

    I would like to have a Text Field Property that would allow presetting of line spacing on multi line text fields. Currently, it appears that it can only be adjusted after there is already text in the field that would be submitted by the form filler.

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    Need Info  ·  Megha Jain responded

    We value your suggestion/ideas and we will have the engineering notified. Should we need more information inregard to this, we shall connect with you
    Thank you for your patience.

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  19. Bug: Java Script Form Fields

    A Java Script Checkbox that makes a field visible or hidden based on the condition is not functioning properly. When first opening the form, the box does nothing. If I click on "Prepare Form" tool and immediately close, the button works as it should. If Adobe is closed and the form is reopened, the checkbox stops working again.

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  20. Acrobat 2019.008 Incorrect Icon

    Bug - Prepare Forms Tool offers alignment panel - under 'Distribute' the 2 icons (horizontal and vertical) appear to be swapped so the opposite function applies?
    Mac OS 10.13.6

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