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  1. Mac Mojave: "save" screen is blank

    When I open a PDF and choose the save command or save from the File menu, the "save" screen that pops up is blank. This is a significant functionality that is critical to using the software.

    I am running Mojave 10.14.3 and Adobe DC 2019.10.20098

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

    Not able to reproduce at our end, can you please check this again by updating acrobat and trying this again.

  2. Make Acrobat great again, for prepress.

    New UI changes continue to make Acrobat more complicated to use for PDF workflow when doing prepress.
    Why can't I turn off the Home window?
    Why does adobe want everything to be full screen

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  3. Acrobat DC crashes when opening a second PDF

    Like many others I am unable to have more than one PDF open using Acrobat DC. I've gone through all the suggested troubleshooting measures and nothing has fixed the issue.

    It doesn't matter how I attempt to open the 2nd PDF, Acrobat DC immediately crashes.

    Any help with this would be great.

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

    I am sorry for the inconvenience you are facing.
    Can you please update acrobat to the latest version.
    The 2nd pdf will open in the newer tab.

  4. Open multiple files from Recent list at the same time

    When opening Adobe Acrobat Standard DC, it shows you a list of Recent Files that you have used; however, you can only open one of these files at a time. Similar to the ability to select multiples files in other programs of holding the Control key to select more than one file or holding the Shift key to select a range of files, it would be useful (and a standard Windows function) to be able to select multiple files and open them all at the same time. If reviewing the files in Windows Explorer, you can open multiple files at…

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    4 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    You can select multiple files also from the recent list, by clicking on the checkbox and also by holding the control key to select more files.

  5. Open in separate windows

    I just had my computer repaired which required a migration of my old computer SSD to a new SSD. Before that, I used to be able to open up several PDF files at the same time in their own window, which is how I like to work as I frequently have to review multiple documents at the same time. I would like to know if that option still exists and if not I would like it back please.

    Also, the icons have changed on my desktop (why; that was your brand and was easy to depict from other doc files?).

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

    I am sorry for the inconvenience you are facing.
    For openign several PDF files at the same time in their own window you can
    1)open the preferences box by going to edit menu > click on preferences or by pressing ctrl+k
    2) In categories select ‘General’
    3) In basic tools uncheck ’Open documents as new tabs in the same window.

    For “fit a page to the full Adobe view screen” you can
    1) Right click and select ‘Document properties’
    2) Click on Initial view tab and select your preference in ‘Layout and Magnification’

    I hope this will help you.

  6. Specific location zoom

    I deal with multiple sheets of similar layout. I would like to zoom in on an area and go from sheet to sheet with the same area zoomed at the same scale. The version prior to Adobe Acrobat Pro DC allowed me to do that IF I was zoomed in anywhere that included the top margin of my image. But the new Adobe Acrobat Pro DC will only allow a similar zoom if I have zoomed into the TOP LEFT corner of an image. : ' ( : ' ( : ' (

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    1 comment  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    You can use Loupe tool for getting your desired result.
    Follow below mentioned steps to activate loupe tool.
    Go to view > zoom> Loupe tool.

    Hope this will help you

  7. No extract button

    I download a large pdf document every day. This must be broken up into smaller documents, but there is NO EXTRACT BUTTON! I have to open the "Page Thumbnails" and highlight what I want to extract, then right click, hit "extract" and go from there. It takes so much longer!

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    Sorry for the inconvenience caused to you.
    You can use the extract button by following below mentioned steps:
    1) Open a pdf
    2)Click on Organize pages
    3) Now click on extract
    4)Now you can select the pages you want to extract
    5) Also you have the option to ‘Extract pages as separate files’

    Hope this helps you.

  8. View nested animation in AE and Flash/Animate in main composition/timeline would be extremely useful for animating complex scenes.

    With Flash/Animate for years, I've had trouble with nested animations. In order to use the nesting to its full potential, and for organization, I will animate small pieces in nested animations (Flash) and am now trying to use pre-Composite groups on the main composition (AfterEffects). For multiple items, and for many nested animations, it's extremely difficult to create a uniform animation when I can't see what's happening in the Main Composition/ Timeline while in the nested animation or pre-composite. A feature to allow you to see what happens in the Main Timeline while working on these smaller pieces would be…

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  9. Add option to keep documents from moving/resizing Acrobat window

    Some PDF documents seem to contain meta data content that's causing Adobe Acrobat DC and Adobe Acrobat Reader to move/resize their program window when such document is opened.

    This behaviour is rather annoying and it may lead to accessibility issues.

    Please, either stop Acrobat/Reader from moving/resizing their program window when opening a document containing such meta data information, or provide an accessibility option in Preferences to optionally have Acrobat ignore that meta data information.

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

    Hi,
    The issue faced by you is due to the setting of the document set by the user. Please see the following setting in the document :
    1. Open Document→File → Properties → Initial View Tab → uncheck Center Window on screen

    Please make sure the setting is not checked in your document to avoid the issue.

    Thanks
    Rachit

  10. Permanent Crop

    Permanent crop tool that actually removes cropped content. Masking content does not work for PDFs that need to be later uploaded online. It botches thumbnail creation and causes files to be unnecessarily large.

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

    Sorry fot the inconvenience caused to you.
    You can crop the file by following below steps.
    1) Open a pdf
    2) Click on edit pdf
    3) Select option Crop Pages
    4) Now select the desired area and click enter
    5) Now you can select your desired settings for crop, click ok and save your file.

  11. Give option to make Hand Tool the default option instead of the Select Tool

    The Select Tool is the default tool. I never use it and have never seen a need to use it. It makes the screen turn blue and wants to select things instead of letting me drag and move around the page to review large documents. I always have to stop what I'm doing and switch to the hand tool. I am opening and managing easily over 100 PDFs a day and having to switch at every new document is frustrating and time consuming. Adding this as an option would save so much time for users that need this as their…

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    You can make the hand tool the default option by trying:
    1)Look under Preferences> Acessibility
    2)Uncheck "Always display the keyboard selection
    3)Then select the Hand Tool.
    4)Close the program
    5)The Hand tool will now be default

  12. I would like to set page layout to default and navigation tab to bookmark panel and page as a default settings. can I , please suggest.

    I would like to set page layout to default and navigation tab to bookmark panel and page as a default settings. can I , please suggest.

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    You can do the following steps to get the desired result.
    1) Open a pdf
    2) Right click and go to document properties.
    3) click on initial view tab
    4) Select desired values from the drop-down for ‘Page lyaout’ & ‘Navigation tab’.

  13. How come recent files, don't actually show the most recent file?

    How come recent files, don't actually show the most recent file?

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

    I am sorry for the inconvenience you are facing.

    You can see your most recent files when you click on home at top left corner and under Recent the recent used files are displayed.

    Hope this helps you.

  14. Reduced Size PDF

    Save as Other>Reduced Size PDF in DC - Adobe's prior versions of Acrobat reduced the file size much much more. DC Reduced Sized files are still too huge! It's not true they can't be reduced more in size because outside apps are able to do this without any difference in readability for basic use.

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

    I would request you to use the “Optimize Scanned Pages” feature of Optimize PDF application. Please follow the below steps :

    1. Open your PDF file and go to Optimize PDF application.
    2. Choose the “Optimize Scanned Pages” option. Press “OK” on the next dialog with default settings.

    Regards,
    Sandeep Grover

  15. Acrobat file save is blank

    I'm using Adobe Acrobat CC 2018 on an iMac using macOS High Sierra version 10.13.2. When I edit or create a pdf file, the save or save as commands bring up a BLANK field instead of the traditional save or save as field. I can't save any files. The only way to get the edited file or binder is to email it to myself. Is this something I can fix or is it a bug on CC 2018?

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  16. Recovery of all Open PDF documents after a crash or shutdown on the computer

    Every time Windows crashes all the Adobe files that were open get lost. Please tell me how to recover all open files when after restart

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    Resolved  ·  Pratyush Dhoundiyal responded

    Hi,

    You can always check the recent files you opened, but as designed after system restart Acrobat will not open those files for you by itself.

    Thanks

  17. Error saving when destination folder name is changed

    Changes are not able to be saved when source or destination folder name of document is changed while editing. Changing folder names is common on Mac OSX and applications typically do not have issues tracking folder name changes while the application and document is open.


    1. To reproduce on OSX, open a PDF document and make edits. Change the name of the folder the PDF resides in. Attempt to save changes. Acrobat shows this error "The document could not be saved. The file may be read-only, or another user may have it open. Please save the document with a different name…
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    The error is expected since you are changing the source folder name while the file-inside is in Write-mode.

    You can try Save As to not lose any changes.

    Just for information, on windows – you cannot change the source folder name while a file, is in write-mode.

  18. BUG Find Whole Word grayed out

    Cannot uncheck "whole word" from Find box. It's there but grayed out. There is no way to uncheck by default. Have to open the cumbersom full search panel, but it still won't change the default.

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  19. Customize individual tool selections in toolbar

    Allow users to customize the toolbar- add some (not all) drawing markup tools, comment tools, editing tools, highlight tools, without having to add an entire group. There are tools in a group that I never use, but I must select a group and wait for it to load, rather than seeing all my frequent tools at one time.

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  20. Emailing PDF Files

    I do not like the fact that I cannot just simply send a PDF as an email attachment any longer with the new upgrade 10-3-18.

    Having to go through all the steps of going the the share process is very inconvenient when you have to send hundreds of different PDF through the course of the day.

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