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  1. remove all the tool icons and replace them with text only menus

    I recently had to install Adobe Acrobat Pro and I would like to be able to remove the icons and replace them with text only menus. If I wanted to look at hieroglyphs I would tune in the Stargate series on MeTV.

    Is there a way to change preferences or an add-on that will remove the box-of-crayons-colors icons and display text menus automatically? I don't use the application often enough to memorize the mouse-over texts. It's tiresome enough dealing with texter's shortcut abortions of the English language these days. I'd rather not have to play a game of Concentration when…

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  2. Let apps run in the background

    When I set Acrobat to run a task like text recognition for example, I don't want to sit there and watch the program do that. So I go to do something else on my computer. But Acrobat, and other Adobe programs continually push themselves to the foreground forcing me to wait while a task finishes. Why?

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  3. Recent files, don't actually show the most recent file

    Recent files list don't actually show the most recent file. I think files opened from email or API don't show in the ist ... MIA.

    There have been many good ideas requested by other users but you mark them as "Resolved" instead of "Rejected". Just pointing to a style guide or help page that is incorrect is not solving anybodies problem.

    We will keep creating new requests for these missing features and bugs until you listen and REALLY FIX them. Often they seem quiet trivial but are great time savers for some users. Please leave them as "Unresolved" unless you…

    2 votes
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  4. f2

    Please change F2 functionality back to Rename, the same as most other Windows programs.

    Use Ctrl+F2 or Ctrl+F1 to launch Adobe User Guide

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  5. Small pop-up window to review a figure that has been refrenced on another page

    Instead of scrolling back and forth (e.g. in a scientific paper), one can have a small preview of the figure, referenced in text from another page, to follow with the current page discussion.
    This can show on the side of the screen as to not bother hiding the text being read.
    By reference I mean a link embedded in the fig mention. Many papers do so. If that is not available then you can type the figure label to search and bring it.

    2 votes
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  6. Ctrl+shift+G not working

    When you hover over "Previous" in "Find", the tooltip tells you that the keyboard shortcut for "Find previous" is Ctrl+shift+G. Apparently, it is actually mapped to pop-up note.

    Ctrl+G and F3 ("Find next"), and Shift+F3 still work.

    Acrobat Reader has the same problem.

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  7. add a setting for zoom wheel reverse.. Push should mean the part or doc on screen goes away from you… eg work goes away Pull the wheel towar

    Add a setting for zoom wheel reverse.
    Push should mean the part or doc on screen goes away from you… eg work goes away
    Pull the wheel toward you … pulls the item / work towards you…

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  8. Horrible

    New adobe is completely horrible! Not user friendly at all! Too many clicks now just to do something simple.

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  9. preferences>general dialogue box too large

    When I go to change the preferences > general, the dialogue box is too large, and i cannot access the cancel or okay button. I either have to change my display resolution to make it show in its entirety on the screen, or i have to tab, tab, tab to 'hopefully' get to the button to select it, without seeing it. All other dialogue boxes to the other sections seem to resize perfectly, utilizing a second or third column of text, i.e.Preferences> Page Display. Fortunately, this issue with the General section seems to be the only one.

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  10. Copy Full Path & filename into Buffer

    Add a right-click menu option (context menu) on the .pdf's Tab to offer the option to Copy the full path and filename into the Copy/Paste Buffer. This would be identical in behavior to Windows 10 Explorer's Shift-Right-Click on a file, and get the option: Copy as Path.

    This is a user convenience I've become well-accustomed to and use it in many ways during the day, my co-workers do also.

    Also, to do the same thing from the Document Properties, Description Sheet, make the File and the Location also able to highlight and copy for the same buffer. It saves having…

    2 votes
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  11. DISABLE SCREEN TIPS!!!!!!!!

    For the love of god disable the screen tips on acrobat the only thing it does is slow down an already horrendous drag on processing

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  12. Bug: Reader DC 20.006.20034 Still Holds Lock On Files After Closing File Tabs

    Using Windows 10 Home Version 1909 OS Build 18363.657, when I have a PDF file or multiple PDF files open in Reader DC, and when I close the tab of a file and then try to do something with that file in Windows Explorer, such as rename or delete or move or change it any way, I cannot do so because Windows 10 thinks there is still a lock on the file and throws a pop-up dialog that says to "Close the file and try again." The only way I can get the lock released is by closing Reader DC…

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    Hi,

    Sorry for the issue that you are facing here.

    Do you have Windows Explorer Preview turned on in your explorer window ? If yes, can you please try after switching the windows explorer off and see if that works fine ?
    Also Try to close the explorer window and then try and then try to do any operation on that file in a different exporer window
    Let me know further.

    Thanks
    Ayush Jain

  13. Open PDFs in top left screen position when no other PDFs are open

    If there are no open PDFs, there is no reason for Acrobat to open the next PDF in the next staggered position as occurs when opening multiple PDFs at the same time. It interferes with open tools I like to keep on the right side of the screen.

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  14. Zoom Box

    I LIKE the zoom box. I WANT to see the zoom level, NO MATTER whether I'm in the "window" view or the "tab" view. You removed the zoom box in the window view, to "utilize more space", as your technician wrote me. I DON'T WANT MORE SPACE. I WANT THE ZOOM BOX!!!!!

    2 votes
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  15. rotation when double clicking

    When I open a PDF and then double click on the page, all pages rotate 90Deg. Why that and how to stop it?

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    Hi,

    Thanks for reaching out to us for your concerns.
    1) Could you please let me know the current version # of Acrobat that you are working on ?
    2) Is this issue with every PDF that you are trying on or is it specific to some PDF file. Can you please share any sample PDF.
    3) Can you share a Screen Video of the issue so that we have a clear picture when issue gets reproduced.

    Thanks
    Ayush Jain

  16. 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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  17. It is essential for the user to be able to disable the default view settings that were set by the creator of the document (often stupidly).

    It is essential for the user to be able to disable the default view settings that were set by the creator of the document (often stupidly).

    In 35+ years of using computer software, this is the dumbest default setting I have ever seen, and it creates serious usability issues for those wishing to use Acrobat for business purposes (i.e. not graphic design/web design/desktop publishing/etc)

    Please IMMEDIATELY ASAP fix this so that the user can disable these default settings and thus view documents effectively instead of spending loads of time fixing display *****-ups caused by the content creator's clumsy use of…

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  18. Movable zero zero point in Acrobat

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

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  19. 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?

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  20. Toolbar icons keep changing/moving/disappearing

    Step back in functionality and hugely annoying--icons take up too much room, and seem to move/float around. I just had to add the "view one page" and "view full width" icons (side by side, BTW) to my toolbar, when they had been there just a few days ago.

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