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  1. 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

    2 votes
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  2. 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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  3. 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

  4. 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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  5. 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.

    2 votes
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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. [BUG] Filled form-field contents only visible after clicking into the form-field when receiving a filled out form from Mac Users

    When a docx is saved as a PDF (by Microsoft Word 2019 MSO (16.0.12624.20348) 64bit) and form-fields are added in Adobe Acrobat Pro DC 2020.006.20042, and the resulting PDF with formfields is then filled out and saved using Preview.app 2020.006.20042 on a Mac, the resulting PDF hides the filled out content of form-fields. Clicking into the filled form field reveals the contents. The PDF renders fine in other PDF viewer implementations.

    Steps to reproduce:
    1. Create an empty word document and save it as a PDF.
    2. Open the PDF with Adobe Acrobat Pro DC and add a form field …

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  10. Cannot open two pdf files at one (when I do it crashes)

    If I have one PDF open and try and open a second, the software crashes. I have to go into windows task list - end task (on Adobe) and start again. Is it just me it does this for?

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  11. SERIOUS PROBLEM NEWEST INDESIGN AND OLDER PDF FILE

    I received a PDF file, to be placed in a magazine, with text on a transparent part of the PDF.
    When I place the PDF file in an Indesign document the text on the transparent part is not visible.
    In an older version of Indesign, CC 2019 there is no problem.

    After a chat session of a day with Adobe we find the problem, it’s the version of PDF.
    A PDF file made in version 1.3 of Acrobat distiller. When I converse it to version 1.6 the problem is solved.

    I think Indesign should support also older versions of PDF…

    1 vote
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  12. Batch encryption pop-up box for multiple files needs option: "do this for all files"

    When applying a security policy to multiple files, each file should not have to automatically open with a pop-up box "do you want to save changes to "filename"? When the question pops up for the first file, we need to have a little checkbox with the option to select: "do this for all files".
    It's extremely tedious when asked the same question over and over (120 times) for a batch of PDFs to which you've selected to apply a security policy.
    Also, there's a slight bug - the security policy is never applied to the final file.

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  13. Cant download PDF's from the internet

    When I download a PDF from the internet I get the following error.
    "There was an error opening this document. The file is already open or in use by another application"

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  14. Checkbox to flatten files before combining

    I used acrobat to create a fillable pdf. Now, when I receive them back, I want to be able to combine them into 1 pdf. When I do that, it overwrites all the fields with the info from the first file. Incredibly not helpful. If there was a box that I could check that would tell the program to flatten the files before they were combined, that would be helpful.

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  15. PDF Printer executable to be installable anywhere (CRM:00989000000047)

    Dear all,

    I have just talked with your support but unfortunately I didn't get the hoped reply.
    Anyway, as you may know we're experiencing a bad period around the world about Corona Virus and also for IT Technicians like me is not easy to manage all of the requests related to satisfy users in Agile Working from home, that the company require to us.
    One of the most challenging request to us is the one related to the paperless solution, combining existing systems with PDF solution in order to provide digital prints.

    In my case at the moment, I'm using…

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  16. When it works please leave it alone.

    Acrobat just updated and now I have no control over the creation of fields in forms as it constantly defaults to auto fill. What a mess and right on deadline! Please a simple button which turns this on or off, with the default to off as auto still only does half the job and now I find I can't over ride it...even in the preferences forms section...I am not a happy user!

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  17. Form entry removes leading zero on number fields

    Acrobat Pro DC 2020.006.20034, Entering a number in the Maryland application form for absentee ballot, a four digit field removes the leading 0. This leading 0 is necessary. I have fiddled with properties some but I will have to print the form and fill that in by hand.

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  18. Document Name should be unique to each file name

    I use this produce daily. Love split function - makes processing more efficient.
    The most recent update took away the feature to have more than 1 document open at a time. This has caused a tremendous slow down with processing.
    To get around this, I combine the pdfs, delete the bookmarks, create a new bookmark for each document, then use the split feature under organize pages. This is more work than it should be.
    Please fix this a.s.a.p.

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  19. Multiple emails for receiving Adobe Form Responses

    When distributing and tracking an adobe form through email: the ability to specify more than one email address to receive form responses. Currently only 1 email address can receive responses and it has to be the same email address as your Adobe ID.

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  20. Customizable Checkbox Shapes

    Would love the ability to upload a shape or image that could populate form checkboxes. For instance, we would like to have the checkbox use a key as the check.

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