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  1. 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?

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  2. 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.

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  4. 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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  5. 2 votes
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  6. 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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  7. livecycle crashes on preview

    Adobe Livecycle ES 4 crashes repeatingly after opening the preview screen. It's irritating. I see a lot of ad hoc repair items in this blog by the Adobe Support team (outsourced). There are a lot of issues in this case. When will Adobe really do something about it.

    Please let's have a call. In the early days Adobe issues will be solved. Since it's outsources the issues are increasing huge in my opinion.

    Regards,

    Ed Boon
    visioned.net

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  8. crashes when clicking on Prepare Form

    I have Windows 10 and Adobe Standard v. 2018.011.20038 and when I create a form and click on "Prepare Form" there is a pop up box that says "Adobe Acrobat has stopped working" and then the program shuts down. I have updated the program, clicked on "Repair Installation" and nothing has corrected this issue. Please help!

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  9. select a file prepare form not working

    I just installed Adobe Acrobat Pro DC and tried to open a Word document to prepare as a form. Though the file loads in the "Select File" box, nothing happens when I click start.

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    Please share the acrobat version you are experiencing this issue with .

    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

  10. Merge Data Files Into Spreadsheet

    Merge Data Files Into Spreadsheet

    In previous versions I can see "Merge Data Files Into Spreadsheet" option, but in DC Pro in Prepare Form I don't have or can't see that option.

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  11. batch rename form field based on selected form fields

    batch rename form field based on selected fields so that a simple Javascript can hide or Show them based on the simple syntax of the Field name.
    How to implement it:
    1. Select form fields in overview panel
    2. Right-click Batch rename selected form fields…
    3. Done and great for javascritping with ease.

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  12. More direct 'Submit' button

    I have a pharma client that I've been working on a Sales Aid for. It was created in InDesign Interactive. At the end of this 8 page (or so) document, there's a simple form for people to request a patient starter kit. No signature is required. We would like to have people submit the form directly to my client, but in Acrobat Pro, the form goes to the end user's email address and they need to forward the form on to my client. This is a 2-step process and not ideal at all for user experience. Client wants the form…

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  13. Locks up

    I'm 2 hours into filling a form and it decides to lock up+#*#.
    Don't know what to do but if I loose my info I will quit paying for Acrobat!

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  14. Undocumented feature

    Despite the submitForm page in the JavaScript API not mentioning the possibility of using a UNC, based on the behaviour of Acrobat Distribution Wizard I decided to test using a UNC instead of a URL by including the following line in my script associated to the MouseUp event of my custom submit button:

    this.submitForm({cURL:"//SERVER/SHARE/", cSubmitAs:"PDF"});

    To my satisfaction, everything worked as I suspected.

    The following line also worked:

    this.submitForm({cURL:"smb://SERVER/SHARE/", cSubmitAs:"PDF"});

    So this seems like an undocumented feature btw pretty useful for small businesses which in general outsource their web services but mantain an onsite file server.

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  15. Save file as a different name

    On the smart phone apps iPhone/android I want to be able to save my file as a different name and it saves over top of my original form

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  16. New number on PDF document when opened

    I would like my pdf document to generate a new number every time it opens. Number appears on each document when printed.

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  17. Export form data to CSV from open PDF

    When exporting form data from within an open PDF, the available formats do not include CSV. The ability to export to CSV exists within the feature "merge data files into spreadsheet", this is not convenient in workflows were incremental data is received and needs to be added to an existing list. There should be an option to do this while the file is open. Also suggest adding this to the file - export menu.

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  18. Bug: Incorrect number format options for form fields - missing thousand and decimal separator options

    Mac OSX, Adobe Acrobat PRO DC (Build: 20.9.20067.384717)

    I am working on improving some pdfs at work, in one of these there are two fields for the user to input numbers (currency), but the field type number does not include any format that is correct way of formatting numbers in Norway.

    I need the thousand separator to be space and the decimal separator to be comma, the only options in the form field settings is
    1.123,10
    1,123.10
    1123,10
    1123.10
    1'123.10
    not the one I need, and that is correctly format for most numbers in Norway (expected result):
    1 123,10

    Instead…

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  19. Can someone help me? I have lost work 2x because of bugs on the program.

    it does allow me to save the document with all of my edits. After that the images start going blank. Someone help me, please.

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  20. When Deselecting Multiple Form Fields Program Takes Several Minutes

    After Selecting Multiple Form Fields to edit Simultaneously, if a single field is clicked on Acrobat seemingly loops over all fields in document taking several minutes.

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