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  1. Add support for the Data URL scheme

    Currently, embedded links which use the Data URL schema are blocked by Adobe Acrobat even when adjusting security settings. Adobe Acrobat doesn't need to support reading these links as they're simply opened in a browser, but we need Acrobat to stop blocking these links. I've attached an example PDF with an embedded data url.

    7 votes
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  2. Add proper LongPath support

    Adobe fails to open files when a file path & name exceed MAX_PATH. Windows no longer has a hard path character limit if the LongPathsEnabled key is set in the registry. See https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/desktop/fileio/naming-a-file#maximum-path-length-limitation

    Modern applications are adopting this new standard with the mentioned file management hooks provided by the OS.

    Adobe is falling behind in this regard. Please add proper Long Path support.

    27 votes
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  3. FIt One Full Page

    For the love of dog, I want every. single. PDF. to open "Fit One Full Page". Always! Why is there not a default, and if there is a way to default it so I don't have to do it manually every stinking time please someone tell me!

    67 votes
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  4. DISABLE DOWNLOAD

    For the european GPDR rules it would be greate when sending a file with Send and track to disable the download option. So receivers can only view the file from the Adobe cloud but they cannot download it.

    8 votes
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  5. Bug, Error running Action Wizard against multiple files.

    Hi,

    I have an Action Wizard doing the following:
    1. OCR
    2. Optimize
    3. Save the file
    When I run this same Action on two separate Machine against a folder with a lot of PDF files in it, after running for a while, say doing 100 - 300 files, if fails. The DC Student version gives out of memory dialog box error and stops and the Pro DC version gives a dialog box saying "There was an error opening the document...." I will attach the screen shut of the error I get.

    1 vote
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  6. Provide options to Sort files in a OneDrive folder when opening

    This is for Acrobat Pro DC.
    We have the option to open 'Files' from OneDrive.
    When I navigate to a folder in my OneDrive the files are displayed in what appears to be Name order. I would like a way to Sort those files into other orders. For Example, Date Descending/Ascending.

    1 vote
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  7. Acrobat DC keeps crashing while using Preflight

    Bug Report:
    Acrobat DC keeps crashing as soon as you try to use Preflight option.
    System: Macbook Pro 2016, macOS Mojave 10.14.1

    1 vote
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  8. 117 votes
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  9. Acrobat Pro DC (AcroCEF) eating up 21GB of memory and CPU time on Mac

    When macs left unattended and Acrobat pro running the application increasing consumes CPU time and memory. Coming in the next morning my machine is extremely slow to respond. This is happening on two mac machines I use.. one Sierra 10.12.6 and one High sierra. Both machine regularly use MS office applications and Saffari and Chrome browsers. Both utilize Mcafee. Acrobat will not close unless being forced to do so.

    23 votes
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  10. Adobe Acrobat DC - Program Not Responding. Every time I open the program it crashes. It is completely unusable

    Adobe Acrobat DC - Program Not Responding. Every time I open the program it crashes. It is completely unusable

    14 votes
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  11. Raise without a handler

    Wow. I LOVE your products, but HOLY S&*T was it difficult to get to a point where I could actually "Contact" adobe. As a professional UX designer (sorry for how that must sound...) this UX is ABSOLUTELY unacceptable for a company of your prestige.

    Here is my issue, I used to be able to drag .png files into Adobe Acrobat and the software would brilliantly ask me if I wanted to combine these pngs into a single file, "Why yes, Thats exactly what I want! Thank you."

    This worked flawlessly for the last year. Now, out of nowhere, the program…

    16 votes
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    49 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hi,
    Adobe Acrobat and Reader official update containing the fix for this issue is now available. This update will be automatically pushed to all existing installations of Acrobat and Reader. If you want, you may also manually trigger the update by opening the application and going to Help > Check for Updates.

    For more information, please refer Release notes of the latest release.

    Please try it out and let us know your feedback. Thanks for your patience and support!

    Regards,
    Rachit

  12. Adobe Send & Track Outlook 2016 Mac Plug-in

    I love the Adobe Send & Track plug-in for Outlook 2016 on the PC. I was just informed by someone from Adobe that this feature is not available on Macs. Could you please look into developing this feature for Macs at some point? Thank you.

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  13. The ability to drag and drop and reorder portfolios

    Would be great to be able edit the portfolios files layout once saved and move the files around or change the order by dragging them to where you want it rather then by the choices provided I think it was called freeform or something like that. I use to be able to do this with Adobe X, with DC I can't. Really am not liking the latest version of Adobe, wish I could go back to my old version.

    18 votes
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  14. Adjustable Graphic scale set for Measure tool.

    As an architect or an engineer, we are always managing plans with different scales that have (usually) a graphic scale for reference. The measure tool would be EXTREMELY useful if includes an option to set the scale by selecting two points on an eventual graphic scale included within an existing pdf... this will help to quickly have the pdf in scale and ready to be measured.

    Please, include this feature.

    7 votes
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  15. Search for formatted text

    Please extend the advanced search with formatting options (bold, italic, etc.)

    8 votes
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  16. Send & Track

    Send & Track Feature is not working to create a link and all links created previously are failing. Error: Internal Server Error. An error occurred while connecting to service. Please try again later.

    5 votes
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  17. Acrobat DC is disabling the lights when vertex colors are used in the U3D input file, is there any way to overcome this?

    I have created a U3D file with a mesh and vertex colors. I have created a PDF file using the Latex tool.
    When opening the PDF file in Acrobat DC, I see that the lightning is disabled. This does not happen when the U3D file uses material colors instead of vertex colors.

    1 vote
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  18. 3D-PDF

    Warum fehlt bei der neuesten Version die Möglichkeit aus den 3D-Dateien eine 3D-PDF zu erstellen?

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  19. Smooth Scrolling

    We want real smooth scrolling (not just continuous scrolling).

    I mean that kind of scroll we get when using a web browser. SMOOTH scrolling! It would also look like dragging text with a "hand tool" in Reader but with a mouse wheel.

    Current method makes text jump one or three lines at a time (depending on your mouse settings), which pretty much irritating!

    I appreciate your attention.

    47 votes
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  20. redact failure in DC?

    why doesn't redaction work in DC?

    2 votes
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