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  1. 1 vote
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  2. When, if ever, will we see Acrobat thumbnail previews in Windows Explorer?

    Select Acrobat DC Preferences>General>Enable PDF thumbnail previews in Windows Explorer. Tick the box to choose this option, close preferences, then reopen it to discover Acrobat DC has unchecked it. Must generate hours of laughs around Adobe's watercooler. Using Windows 10.

    Much has been written many many forums a fountain of sorrow from other users feeling the same pain. Please, guys. Fix it?

    Your response team gives us a non-working solution, telling us to increase the size of thumbnails in Explorer to a point where content can be seen, but those thumbs are already being displayed at maximum size in Windows…

    1 vote
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  3. crashed

    Acrobat just crashed due to file size, and could not be recovered, just lost everything.

    3 votes
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  4. Stack crash when using Advanced Search on Windows 7

    When using Edit | Advanced Search… on Windows 7, Acrobat Professional DC consistently crashes with the following report:

    Problem signature:
    Problem Event Name: APPCRASH
    Application Name: Acrobat.exe
    Application Version: 15.16.20039.54196
    Application Timestamp: 5728a758
    Fault Module Name: StackHash_f1a3
    Fault Module Version: 6.1.7601.24094
    Fault Module Timestamp: 5abedfcd
    Exception Code: c0000374
    Exception Offset: 000ce9fb
    OS Version: 6.1.7601.2.1.0.256.48
    Locale ID: 3081
    Additional Information 1: f1a3
    Additional Information 2: f1a37b16ca1208762a0b8aa6cab1b014
    Additional Information 3: 491b
    Additional Information 4: 491bf36471b9991aef7b9c9cc09ecca7

    1 vote
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    2 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hi,

    Sorry to hear that you’re facing while using Find tool.
    In order to reproduce the issue in-house, can you please provide the following details :

    1. Please tell us the version of your Acrobat/Reader.
    2. Could you please share the workflow that you’re trying to perform using the Find tool?
    3. It will be great if you could share the crash dump with us.

    How to create crash logs on Windows environment?
    1. Retry the scenario where Acrobat crashes
    2. Do not close the pop-up when Acrobat crash
    3. Open Task manager
    4. Right-click on “Acrobat.exe *32” process and select ‘Create Dump file’
    5. It will create a log file in the temp folder. (Path will be displayed on pop-up comes when logs created). You can also check this under
    - Open Run process (Win+R)
    - Type temp
    - Logs file will be available here with name “Acrobat.DMP

  5. 1 vote
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  6. will not save or save as anything

    if I open an existing PDF and make changes it will not save, if I create a new PDF it will not save. I have tried save, and save as neither work. and I need this to work for my job.

    4 votes
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  7. Mismatch between splitted file names and bookmark names

    After splitting a large document by top-level bookmarks, file names do not match bookmark names.

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  8. Mismatch between splitted file names and bookmark names

    After splitting a document by top-level bookmarks, file names do not match bookmark names.

    Bookmark names are all capital Greek without periods, underscores or other characters. I'm using Adobe Acrobat DC Pro and Windows 7 Professional.

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  9. bug report - Text format changes after saving as reduced file size

    When trying to save file at a reduced file size I found that the text formatting was completely changed

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  10. Crash when compressing PDF

    XI Pro crashes when you try to save as compressed PDF

    2 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Sorry for the inconvenience caused to you. Kindly share with us your machine details and Acrobat version.
    Also are you facing this issue with a particular document.

    or this is a generic issue.
    Also can you please share with us some sample files

  11. Program Closes Adobe Acrobat DC has stopped working

    I will be in the middle of a project and this comes up...

    Adobe Acrobat DC has stopped working

    A problem caused the program to stop working correctly. Windows will close the program and notify you if a solution is available. If this happens, I am going to stop paying a monthly fee and discontinue services. HELP

    2 votes
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  12. Have a download button which facilitated a download to the customer's computer instead of just getting the page address

    Have a download button which facilitates a download to the customer's computer instead of just getting the page address downloaded

    3 votes
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    Need Info  ·  Bilal Ansari responded

    Could you be more specific? Where do you expect a download button? Also, what do you mean by ‘page address downloaded’?

  13. Windows Acrobat XI save as problem

    In Acrobat XI on Windows I save as the file to create another same file. But the text in the creating file has been modified.
    Steps to eproduce:
    1. Open the Demo File.pdf and click "Save As" in File tab.
    2. Give a name and save it somewhere.
    3. Reopen the new file you will easily find it is not the same as Demo File.pdf

    3 votes
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  14. 1 vote
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  15. Can't open previously created portfolio files

    Portfolio file created in prior Adobe Acrobat Pro DC version. Upgraded version: 2018.009.20044.

    2 votes
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  16. "Content preparation progress" takes too long

    Whenever opening pdf file, Acrobar Pro DC always shows a window titled as 'content preparation progress". This takes too long and blocks file content & makes hard to read file content.
    Sometimes several minutes, sometimes forever!
    This needs to be improved.

    3 votes
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  17. Acrobat DC is so horrible that I will toss it for a pirate copy

    It is dead slow! I have an 64bit Windows 10 laptop and it takes almost two minutes to exit it! I will toss it for a pirate copy without cloud options.
    It sucks big time.

    2 votes
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  18. PDF pages simply go blank after 60+ mins

    I have users that are experiencing the above described issue. They open up a single PDF, or multiple PDFs, and if they are left open for 60 mins or longer, all pages in the PDFs go blank.

    Acrobat DC Pro (2015.006.30355), Windows 10, Microsoft Surface.
    We are expecting the PDF pages to be available the entire time the PDF is open.
    We've observed that it happens with multiple PDFs and requires the user to close all PDFs and reopen to resolve.

    2 votes
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  19. I can't email a PDF file directly from documents-just started recently. Have always been able to do so.

    I can't email a PDF file directly from documents-just started recently. Have always been able to do so.

    8 votes
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  20. 1 vote
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