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  1. can there be a way to change the ui colour like with the other apps or a way to pick a colour in the cc app and it syncs across all the apps

    can there be a way to change the ui colour like with the other apps or a way to pick a colour in the cc app and it syncs across all the apps associated with your cc idea

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  2. Please add the Text add icon to the main tool bar. Why cant it be part of that?

    I always have to open the comments bar to add text. Why not just have that T in the main bar or allow us to add that. Also, why is the icon for Comments bar the same as sticky note? Odd. so please give us ability to choose more icons for the main bar. Takes too much time opening different bars. That is not efficient at all. And make that comments icon different than the sticky note one. Strange.

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  3. I hate everything about the acrobat pro DC menus

    So far I hate everything about the acrobat pro DC menus and it has been 2 years, I keep hoping for an update backward for the old menu.
    Changing the way pdf are managed and adding additional features, is great but why would you change menus commands and locations.
    We are all using computers not tablets, and the so called lighter theme sucks.

    6 votes

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  4. Mass Edit PDF Meta Data

    Per support, it is not currently possible to mass edit the Title attribute of multiple PDFs simultaneously. It would be very helpful to be able to mass edit PDF meta data.

    Example: A user has hundreds of PDFs. Many of them have a single space as the Title attribute. This is confusing for the user since it appears to them that no title is displayed when opening a PDF.

    Using Action Wizard, you could select the folder with the PDFs and edit the title attribute for all the PDFs simultaneously.

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  5. Copy-paste for ligatures

    When selecting and copying passages of text from a PDF, commonly ligatures (e.g. special characters that represent a group of two characteris such as "fl"), are copied as special characters.

    Upon pasting into Word or other software these special characters are often not recognized.

    It would make much sense to have "smart" copy-and-paste that automatically converts ligatures into the respective single characters.

    3 votes

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  6. autosave

    Please help me find my autosaved document- the program closed and I know it's set to autosave every five minutes. Can't find the new version of the document anywhere.

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  7. Notebook Feature

    A feature that would pull highlighted text into a single document or space. It would also combine comments. The end goal would be for the user to have a custom outline of the content with their notes without needing to go back through the whole document or export to work and copy/paste.

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  8. Home/Tools/Document Tabs are intrusive and annoying

    It's pointless to customize and 'show' tool icons in the toolbar, because those tools that I want and use are hidden under the 3 dots. And that happens because Home, Tools, Document, and My Account is stuck permanently and uselessly in the toolbar.

    I have set the program to open multiple files in separate windows, so I don't need the Document tab. The Tools sidebar can be opened by clicking in the margin at the edge of the window, so I don't need that. And if users need to open and close files within the program (can't understand why), then…

    13 votes

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  9. Floating tool bar

    How do I set my preferences so that the floating, transparent, toolbar at the bottom of my page NEVER shows.

    5 votes

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    Hi,

    Thanks for reaching out to us for your concerns.
    I would like to let you know that kindly update to latest available version of reader by doing a Help → Check for updates.

    The Floating HUD toolbar will then be docked automatically into your Top toolbar.

    Let me know if that solves your concerns

    Ayush Jain

  10. Shortcut to Refresh/Reload PDF while working with LaTeX

    Brief title for your desired feature: Refresh/Reload PDF

    How would you like the feature to work? A keyboard shortcut or button that reloads the PDF currently being viewed.

    Why is this feature important to you? I work with LaTeX a lot and the Acrobat Reader is the best PDF reader out there, but I frequently recompile a document and always have to close and reopen it to get the latest version. This is a hassle that could be made easy with a simple keyboard shortcut.

    12 votes

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  11. how to hide layer permenenently in pdf, can you provide option to permenently hide Layer in pdf.

    I use latest adobe acrobat dc pro version 2018,when i open some pdf document, layer gets open from side bar pane everytime , while i never use that layer popup from side bar pane for any pdf document, so can you please help to permanently hide layer popup from side navigation pane? i open 1000 different drawings from where i get layer pop from left end side everytime, i can not hide it temperaroy with right click on navigation pane, so can you help to deploy update to hide layer permenently for that 1000 or more new drawings? permenently so…

    2 votes

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  12. Provide Option to Hide Welcome / Home /Startup Screen

    My Acrobat Pro DC opens automatically when I boot my Mac.
    Each time I have to close the annoying start-up screen where the last documents are displayed. I don’t need it! Please provide an option again to disable this feature as it where in past versions of Acrobat. Thank you.

    56 votes

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  13. Permanently hide Navigation Pane

    Adobe, please give users the option to permanently hide the Navigation Pane. I have to click the arrow on every single doc I open in order to hide it! Give me a simple option to disable that stupid pane. Do a google search on this and you'll find countless users asking for the same thing...since the last 5 years. Fix it already!

    8 votes

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  14. menues, ribbon and top portion of window goes white and window controls don't work

    I use Adobe Acrobat through my entire Engineering Consulting Business (Bowden engineering Solutions Pty ltd), but I have a bug with Acrobat DC Pro. I am running it on a laptop that has on Windows 10 and a second monitor that is connected with HDMI and positioned above the laptop monitor. The laptop monitor is still selected as the "main display". The bug occurs about 50% of the time when I open an Acrobat file. The Acrobat window maximises on the second monitor and there is a blank portion along the top of the Acrobat window that covers the menus,…

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  15. Zoom Tools

    Where did the zoom tools go? They used to be visible in the main tool bar... I mean, I get there are other ways to zoom in and out of my pdf, but why remove such a common functionality? Please bring them back.

    20 votes

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    Hi,

    Thanks for Reaching out to us for your concerns.
    We have not removed the zoom tools from the main toolbar and those are already there.

    I assume you might have undocked the Toolbar so you may be getting a black floating window over the document area which would be having the zoom tools.

    I would request you to kindly Dock it back to the Main toolbar by clicking the rightmost icon from that floating window.

    Also, if this is not the case i would request you to kindly do a right click on your main toolbar and select “Reset Toolbar” from the context menu. (This way your main toolbar will get back to the default state which would anyways be having the Zoom tools.

    Let me know if this fixes your concern

    Thanks
    Ayush Jain

  16. Allow user to enlarge menu fonts

    Adobe should allow user to enlarge menu font sizes.

    I often want to know what page number I’m working in, but must lean into the screen to visualize the tiny number font listed in the menu bar.

    7 votes

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  17. Language Translator

    Increasingly throughout the internet there are files available which are not in our own language ☹ I remain baffled why an in-built translator has not been implemented to generate a translated document given the number of countries globally using Adobe today. In simple terms, we have computers to do this for us as I again find myself attempting the labourious task to convert line by line through an online translator. This says a lot for us as a technology society.

    13 votes

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  18. A magnifying glass to the tool bar to enlarge a specific area of PDF would be nice.

    Please add a magnifying glass to the tool bar to enlarge a specific area of PDF would be nice.

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    Hi,

    Thanks for Reaching out to us.
    I would request you to kindly add the Loupe tool in your main toolbar. thats how you can do that

    1) launch any pdf and right click on the main toolbar
    2) select “Show Select and zoom Tool” and click on “Loupe Tool”
    3) click on the loupe tool icon added to the toolbar and then click on any area in the pdf

    Now you can see an enlarged view of a specific area in a pdf in a separate window

    Let me know if that solves your concerns

    Thanks
    Ayush Jain

  19. BUG Drag and Drop Not Working in PAGE THUMBNAILS

    Drag and Drop has stopped working in Page thumbnail.

    Cannot rearrange pages in page thumbnail.

    Cannot drag pages from other pdf's that are also open.

    **This is not resolved by the FIT view function.
    *
    This is not resolved by the PDF/a option.
    *
    *This is new as of last week.

    24 votes

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    Hi,

    Thanks for reaching out to us for your concerns.

    Can you please let me know the exact version number of Adobe Acrobat DC that your are working on ?

    I Tried this at my end and Drag drop in Page Thumbnails panel in a pdf / across pdfs is working fine for me.

    Also i would request you to kindly share with me a screen recording video of the steps that you are trying to do here ?

    You can send me that at ajain@adobe.com

    Thanks
    Ayush Jain

  20. ******* pop ups

    Why the are you interrupting my workflow with fing pop ups that not only have I NO INTEREST in whatsoever and they've just crashed the fing application. Stop trying to push me in the direction of the cloud - if I wanted to go there I would sort it out myself. And I don't want you 'reaching out' to me. Just turn it off by default.

    8 votes

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