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  1. Bug: Acrobat DC damages W array during Save as


    • Open the file minimal.pdf in Acrobat DC. Look at the number '11' on page 3 and '12' on page 4.

    • Save As... the document

    • close and reopen the saved document

    • The numbers '11' and '12' are now rendered wrong (glyphs on top of eachother)

    => Acrobat DC changed the font so CID 18 now has a width of 0...

    6 votes
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  2. 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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  3. Missing PDF display

    After the October 2018 release update, if the PDF is opened with the output preview displayed, the display is frequently lost. This has not yet been resolved in update 2019.021.20056. Therefore, PDF checking in prepress is the reason why you should use 2017 instead of DC. I think that it was a problem that can be corrected because it was displayed normally before.

    6 votes
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  4. 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.

    32 votes
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  5. Tool bars

    Would be great if more customization would allow user to choose to see only the tools they would like to see. Way too many tools on tool bar that are not used. The unused ones take up space that I would prefer to have the tools i use often occupy. Results in multiple unnecessary clicks to access the tools I do use. I have customized the quick tool bar but when reviewing a document in portrait mode only 2 of those are displayed - and can only access the others with additional clicks. Meanwhile many are displayed that I have…

    2 votes
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  6. 'Recently opened files' list is always empty at startup

    The latest version of Acrobat (2019.021.20048) no longer keeps my recently opened files. This list is emptied each time I close the application.

    2 votes
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  7. Error message when attempting to compress a file "An error was encountered while processing images."

    I receive this error message when I select File -> Compress PDF.

    I currently have Adobe Acrobat Standard DC installed on a computer running Windows 10.

    I have used this feature to compress numerous other PDFs made from documents that contain text and images. I'm not sure why this feature has found a problem with the images. It would be nice if the error message also included suggestions on how to fix the problem.

    1 vote
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  8. Adobe GC Invoker Utility

    Open Adobe PDF File triggers the opening of multiple instances of Adobe GC Invoker Utility. After rebooting these instances go away, but after opening a PDF again they reappear.

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  9. Cannot type anywhere and keyboard shortcuts do not work.

    We have 19 windows 10 PC that have Adobe Reader and you cannot type anywhere. This includes the search filed, form fields, page range on printing, comments, etc. it is like the program is not accepting input from the keyboard because Ctrl + F does nothing but you can open the search by using the mouse and toolbars. You can paste into all of these fields by right click and paste but not Ctrl + V. The issue seams to be isolated to Windows 10 and the reader version. the Windows 7 machines that we have are not having the…

    13 votes
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  10. Bug Report: Compare Files tool is not working in Acrobat Pro DC


    1. Steps to reproduce this issue
      2A) Two files are selected
      2B) "Compare Text only" is checked
      2C) In settings, either "Autodetect" or "Presentation Decks" is selected. The result is incorrect with either choice.
      2D) In settings, only "Text" is chosen under "Show Report"
      2E) Choose "Compare" and view result


    2. Environment
      Mac Mojave 10.14.3
      Adobe Acrobat Pro DC Continuous Release Version 2019.021.20061


    3. Expected Result
      "Compare Files" would highlight differences between the files and would not highlight things that are the same in the two files.


    4. Observed Result
      When "Compare Files" is used on two files that have small differences but are…

    3 votes
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  11. 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!

    69 votes
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  12. Errors syncing preferences

    I'm running Acrobat DC as part of Creative Cloud (CC) on several Macs. I use the sync feature to sync Acrobat preferences between all of these computers. I especially rely on the Acrobat preferences being sync'd for things like signatures and custom toolbars arrangement. I recently added two new computers, a MBP and an iMac Pro. When I installed CC and Acrobat DC on the MBP it worked fine. But on the iMac Pro Acrobat preferences sync is broken. The following steps illustrate the problem:

    1) Reboot the system to start from a clean state. Make sure no applications or…

    1 vote
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  13. Adobe PDF Print needs a PDF/UA option

    We need to be able to save WCAG compliant, semantic HTML files (e.g. from Firefox) as PDF/UA, but Adobe PDF does not offer this option. Saving as PDF/A does not produce a tagged (UA) file.

    Adobe's pdf print gadget should use the browser accessibility tree, and tag the PDF accordingly.

    PDF/UA has been an ISO standard since 2012. WCAG 2.1 was finalized in 2019, and WCAG 2.x compliance is now mandatory for public sector procurements in North America, the EU and various other jurisdictions.

    What on earth is going on with your accessibility roadmap, Adobe? Apart from Acrobat on Windows,…

    2 votes
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  14. Put dates on these requests and the responses so people can understand when they were done?

    I would imagine that at least some of these have been actioned and could be removed?

    2 votes
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  15. Open and Save As

    Allow Open and Save As to be added to the Quick Access Tool Bar!!!!!!!

    2 votes
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  16. MULTIPLE CRASHES

    ACROBAT DC HAS CRASHED TWICE TONIGHT AS I AM WORKING ON A VERY DETAILED PROJECT. THE FIRST TIME MY WORK WAS SUCCESSFULLY RESTORED, THIS TIME MY WORK IS COMPLETELY GONE. I HAVE JUST LOST 3 HOURS OF WORK I NOW HAVE TO DO ALL OVER AGAIN. I AM RUNNING ON A BRAND NEW MacBook Pro AND THE LATEST VERSION OF ADOBE ACROBAT DC.

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  17. Acrobat DC freezes MacOS 10.12.6

    I cannot upgrade to a newer OS to see if this corrects my problem. Company IT controlled MacBook, licensed to use Creative Cloud. Acrobat DC is having issues opening simple low to medium resolution PDFs. Will just spin and not respond. Have to force quit and relaunch. I can't pinpoint the cause - happens if I have one file open or 10, happens if I add a comment or click on one, happens if I do nothing and just have a file open while working in other programs. I can't tell if it's because our company's system is Microsoft-based and…

    1 vote
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  18. Cant add additional licence

    BUG - We used to be able to Add Licence for Acrobat Pro DC but now button is no longer available. We have added 65 licences up till now without and issues. Can you fix this.
    Thanks

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  19. the greatest file

    So good use file to another computer or sharing

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  20. Compare gives bad parameter error message

    When comparing pdfs I get a bad parameter message. No other explanation.

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