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  1. Movable zero zero point in Acrobat

    Just like it says in title. All other Adobe products have it. Why not Acrobat?

    2 votes
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  2. Permanent Toolbar Display and Features

    Longtime Bluebeam User... How can you not have toolbars permanently accessible? Similarly, when you create "quick tools" and you use one how to the tool properties (colors, fonts, etc.) not show up when the quick tool is selected for use. After using this for the last month I realize it is not really competing in the same space as Bluebeam but these are some functional items that cause users to make 4-5 clicks instead of 1, on markups of large plan sets this can add a lot of time to the effort, reducing efficiency.

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  3. Adobe Acrobat Pro DC Needs File Management Chops

    Adobe Acrobat Pro DC, unlike its vastly superior predecessor, Adobe Acrobat Pro XI, is extraordinarily poor in the file management window department.

    The search functions are terrible, and it is not possible to sort documents by the various parameters. Nor does it 'remember' what folder you used previously, so that you are always having to search back through the folders to get to where you want to be. It's very hard to figure out where you are by looking at the top of the file folder screen. Basically what used to be a great UI, is horrible.

    The idea is…

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  4. Search Function D.C. Home Page: Flexibility on Scope of Search

    Your recent update of Acrobat DC Pro changed the scope of the search function in the search box in the upper right hand corner.

    It used to search among the title of the files in my cloud (about 10,000) on the title of the file with boolean "and" logic if I put multiple descriptors.

    Now, it searches on the titles of files AND IN THE FILES which gives back too many search results to be useful for my purposes.

    So you can understand exactly: over 3 years I have built my entire library of thousands of documents with no subdirectories…

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  5. Hide the home screen when no documents are open - Mac does this - why not Windows?

    Hide the home screen when no documents are open - Mac does this - why not Windows?

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  6. As everyone has said, the tools and overall layout is a nightmare.

    Why cant I zoom out of the default oversize document? Whose grandmother set these defaults?

    2 votes
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  7. Shortcut Keys for Opening Tools

    Please add shortcuts for high level tools like Edit PDF, Optimize PDF, Prepare Forms, etc. When working with a document that requires changing tools often, it's tedious to have to find the right icon and click on the side menu over and over. It would be great if something like Alt-O, etc. would open the Optimize PDF menu.

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  8. "night mode" "acrobat reader"

    Please add a "night mode" option in acrobat reader and acrobat pro for Mac OS, similar to the "night mode" in acrobat reader iOS app.

    The workaround to change text and background colours in the accessibility preferences does not work for scanned documents.

    2 votes
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  9. Why is everything so much more cumbersome to use in Acrobat DC than Acrobat XI?

    It seems like every simple task I was used to doing in Acrobat XI takes more clicks and time to perform in Acrobat DC. Seriously, what can this version do that makes this upgrade worthwhile? So far, it's a complete disaster.

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  10. Why do I have to log in every time I use Adobe Acrobat DC

    Why do I have to sign in to my account every morning.
    It is just a program so work for me without logging in every time I use you.!!!!!!!!!!

    2 votes
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  11. Please get rid of the annoying tool bar that floats on the page! It is blocking the view!!

    Please get rid of the annoying tool bar that floats on the page! It is blocking the view.

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  12. Find open PDF in Finder

    There was a way to find an open PDF in the Mac finder by using the control or option key. That function has been lost.

    2 votes
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  13. Add a button or menu option to set Adobe Acrobat to reopen all documents opened in a previous session.

    Add a button or menu option to set Adobe Acrobat to reopen all documents opened in a previous session.

    3 votes
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    Hi,

    If your Previous session had any PDF’s launched when it was last Closed, then there is a Menu item Under File→ Reopen PDFs from Last Session which will open the pdfs that were launched in your previous session before closing.

    Attaching a snapshot to help you with.

    Also there is a Preference unde Edit→Preferences→General which ould automatically open the PDFs from the last sesssion as you Open the Acrobat / Reader application. Here is more info on that : https://helpx.adobe.com/acrobat/using/whats-new.html#PreferencetoreopenPDFsfromthelastAcrobatsession

    Hope this resolves your concern ?

    -Ayush Jain

  14. STOP THE SHARE FILES WITH OTHERS POPOP

    Please stop forcing your obnoxious self-promotional popups in our faces like the "Share files with others." If I want to share files with others I will email the file to them, not use your data mining cloud.

    5 votes
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  15. Zoom Value display

    Please, please can we have the option to show the Zoom Value (percentage) on the main toolbar. I can't use the 'out of toolbar' display as it disappears, and can't keep taking the mouse down to show the disappearing toolbar every time I want to know what zoom value I'm at.

    Thanks
    Mike

    2 votes
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  16. On a 4K display used with a smaller logic definition, Acrobat Pro DC mistakes when displaying at actual size

    When I specify in the Acrobat DC Preferences a HiDPI definition (163 dpi for a 27" 4K monitor) and when the OSX Mojave is adjusted on a logic definition of 2560x1440 pix, Acrobat mistakes at displaying actual size of PDF: the application displays documents as if the definition was lower. As a consequence the documents on screen appear bigger than they should.

    2 votes
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  17. Command Click Title Bar Finder MacOS

    I've noticed that with recent updates to Adobe Acrobat DC that one can no longer Command-Click the title bar of the window to open the containing folder in Finder. This works for other apps. This is really useful when trying to find the file.

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  18. Close all PDF's in File Menu

    Strange but nor Acrobat Pro DC, nor Reader don't have "close all files" menu.

    Yes, we can use it this script - https://acrobatusers.com/tutorials/creating-close-all-docs-menu-item , but we can't use it with script shortcuts as CTRL+SHIFT+F4 or CTRL+ALT+W

    That's annoying!

    Please re-add close all files feature in "File" menu!

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  19. The Acrobat DC “save as PDF” interface has been scrambled

    My computer system is MacOS 10.14.4, Acrobat version is DC (2019.020.20099). After adding fonts to macOS FontBook, the Acrobat DC “save as PDF” interface has been scrambled.

    2 votes
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    Hi,

    Thanks for reporting the issue to us. Can you please provide some more details :

    1. What font did you add via macOS font book?
    2. Do you see this scrambled interface only on save dialog? Can you please go to Home / My computer/ Document Cloud/ Add an Account section on the left hand rail and let us know if you observe the same issue on these screens.

    Regards,
    Sandeep Grover

  20. Quick Access Toolbar:Expand to 2+ lines so ICONS fit on main screen = Disappeared from prev Acorbat XI

    The Acrobat XI version before Acrobat XI Pro 2017 let the user drag the corner of the QAT (Quick Access Toolbar) so that it would expand to 2 or more lines. That way, the most-used icons would all be on the main screen without the insessant need to click on the 3 buttons to expand the options and see the icons .... Worse yet, if there are many icons, you have to press the down-arrow to get there. Yes, I understand that the icons can be 'moved up'.

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