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  1. Feature request: Resize page feature

    I don't know how this happened, but I exported a print out of a web page that was sized at 8.5x11 as a PDF, and when I opened the PDF in Adobe DC, somehow the page size turned into 13.17x16.78, and now when I print the PDF, it cuts out everything on the page that is outside of the 8.5x11 paper size. I have been trying and trying to just resize the PDF to 8.5x11, but I can't find this feature anywhere - and I've really been looking hard! So if there was a way you could add a feature…

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    • Extract Pages - WITHOUT thumbnail view!

      Trying to select which pages to extract by clicking on thumbnails is next to impossible. Whoever thought of this system has never tried to extract multiple non-consecutive pages from a large document - they all look the same when shrunk to 1 inch tall. Can we just extract by highlighting bookmarks?

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      • Default Pages Panel "ON"

        Create a setting in Preferences that defaults to:
        View | Show | Navigation Panes | Page Thumbnails
        so that thumbnails ALWAYS appear in the navigation pane and are never hidden unless done manually.

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          4 comments  ·  Page Operations  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

          Hi Frank

          Please try the following :
          Go to Preferences → Documents and check the option “Restore last view settings when reopening documents”

          Please let me know if this works for you.

        • Thumbnail size reduction in Acrobat

          RE:Acrobat Professional ver. 2017 and DC

          In version 9 I was able to reduce the size of a thumbnail whereby I could view +/- 50 thumbnail pages alongside of a single page document view. According to tech support, this functionality is no longer available. If the only way to see more than +/- 5 thumbnails is to fill the screen with the thumbnail pane, then what is the point of thumbnails at all. I have attached a screen shot to show how I view a document.

          It would be extremely useful to bring back this basic functionality. Given that older…

          5 votes
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            2 comments  ·  Page Operations  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

            Hi Mike

            We have shared your concern with the team and we will look into this. In the meantime as you yourself mentioned, you can resize the thumbnails panel to a size where you can accommodate more thumbnails and can still see the document.
            Sorry for the inconvenience.

            Regards
            Vivek

          • Edit default split pages number or set it permanently to 1

            We often need to split a document into a single file per page. We almost NEVER split a document by every two pages.

            Having to edit this number each time is redundant. I would like the option to either edit the default "split by" setting (and additionally the output settings) or alternatively have the default be 1 page.

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            • crop

              Ctrl Alt T back please (cropping one page or all pages)

              I'm not sure why you took it out, or why you hid it, but I would really like it back! I use it monthly if not weekly for work and it is WAY easier than the new version. Maybe you thought we didn't use it, but we do :-)
              I have Acrobat 11, the full version. Please bring it back.

              thank you

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              • Opening side by side

                It would be great to be able to open 2 PDF pages next toeach other for easy comparison, i.e. when comparing two people on a geneology site

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                  Hi

                  You can try the following –
                  Go to Organize Pages App to move the pages you want to see next to each other.
                  Then go to View→Display Options and select Two pages.

                  Please let us know if this works for you.

                  Thanks
                  Vivek

                • Show page numbers in advanced search results

                  Problem: When doing an Advanced Search, in order to find out the page number of any given search result, you must hover the pointer over each individual search hit and wait for a popup of its page number to appear.

                  Feature request: Show the page numbers on which those hits occur, and preferably in a column to the left of each search hit.

                  Reason it's needed: This would save a tremendous amount of time for certain labor intensive tasks, for instance, manually indexing a book. To elaborate a bit: When manually indexing a large book (say, 500 pages), you regularly…

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                  • Need access to network shared folders when saving extracted parts of PDF

                    When I try to save extracted parts of a PDF "as separate files" under "Organize Pages", the only places I'm allowed to access are native storage units. The network based folder my boss and I share is inaccessible and I'm unable to save within folders created for specific clients. I feel it's possible to extend accessibility to any potential storage spot on the computer, right? I included a picture of the screen I'm given when extracting.

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                    • De-Dupe

                      I need to process large PDF files that are often sent to me with duplicate pages. Dupes are often very difficult to manually locate in a 3,000 page + Document.

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                      • you should give users the ability to choose the page dimensions they want to insert when they use the Insert Page command.

                        you should give users the ability to choose the page dimensions they want to insert when they use the Insert Page command.

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                          Hi Ken

                          You can change the page dimensions after inserting them. You need to simply select the pages and go to ‘Set Page Boxes’ option under ‘More’ in the Organize Pages app.
                          Please let us know if this works for you.

                          Thanks
                          Vivek

                        • Don't move the document zoom after using "Set Page Boxes"

                          If you use the "Set Pages Boxes" and apply the entered correction with "OK" the scrollbar moves to the top of the side. So I have to scroll down again to check my correction. If you have to work really detailed, it's quite annoying to scroll down again and again....

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                            Hi Sarah

                            I tried and the scroll bar does not move for me. Can you please share the exact options/steps you are using.
                            Or if its specific to some files, can you please share the files with us?

                            Thanks
                            Vivek

                          • Drag and drop in Organize is broken

                            Whose stupid idea was it to make drag and drop also copy pages when in the organize pages tool? And then why doesn’t ctrl z undo that copy and reselect the pages? This is literally how everything else works.

                            But somehow a slight slip in this program means I need to close the file, don’t save and reselect 200 pages again to delete them because of this.

                            2 votes
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                              Hi

                              We tried with several files and dragging does not copy the pages.
                              Is it specific to some files or is there a defined way to replicate it?
                              If file specific, can you please share the files with us?

                              This would help us investigate faster.

                              Thanks
                              Vivek

                            • Correcting dimensions of the boxes with + and - in "Set Page Boxes"

                              In every Adobe program it is possible to correct sizes by adding a value with + or -. Why isn't it possible in Acrobat menu "Set Page Boxes"?

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                                Hi Sarah

                                Can you please be little more specific?
                                Are you talking about “Change Page Size” → “Custom” option where you want this functionality?

                                Thanks
                                Vivek

                              • duplicate

                                A feature that will identify duplicate pages within a PDF and give an option to delete them.

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                                • Running optimization erased several bookmarks in my document

                                  I have a merged PDF document to which I added multiple bookmarks.

                                  When I run advanced optimization as I usually do, it removed half of my bookmarks.

                                  This has never happened before.

                                  This is a task that I perform every other month and has worked fine for years.

                                  We are running Windows 7, and have an Adobe CC team account.

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                                  • "Set Page Boxes" wrong preview for TrimBox

                                    1. Open PDF
                                    2. Open Set Page Boxes - TrimBox
                                    3. Add a value in "Top", "Bottom", "Left" and "Right":
                                    For all sides you can see grey guides in your document. Expect for the right side. The right guideline is somewhere outside the document.

                                    I have to use this really often so it's quite annoying not to see where the guideline is placed. That means a lot of time for "trying".

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                                      Hi Sarah

                                      I tried using it myself and the guidelines are visible for all four sides. Can you please share some files where you see this happening (and also a screenshot of the issue so that I can be sure we are on the same page).
                                      This would help us investigate the issue faster.

                                      Regards
                                      Vivek

                                    • Kerning changed to overlapped after extract page

                                      When extract the last page of the attached PDF, the quotation marks at the point 1 of footnotes will be overlapped by other characters.

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                                      • Eraser

                                        The program needs an eraser (I've been telling Adobe techs this for years) If you need an example, download a trial version of Bluebeam Revu. Take a look at their crop, eraser, cut and flatten tools. You guys need to step up your game!

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                                        • Invert page order

                                          I suggest creating a new function to the "organize pages" that would allow to invert the order of pages. Very useful if I'm reading in Japanize

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