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  1. DC PRO constantly crashes

    DC Pro is totally unreliable, whether creating a pdf, trying to access a pdf or saving the program displays "DC Pro not responding. Happens very frequently making the program useless. Have worked with support 3 times no resolve. Occurs on both my WIN10 and WIN7 computers, never had a problem with ver 7 through 10. Pay lots for DC team but will have to look for another vendor.

    5 votes
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    Need Info  ·  5 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. Activate advanced features in OpenType fonts

    I bought a font that resembles real handwriting, and in order to activate the alternate characters (i.e. type 444 and each 4 looks slightly different), it requires advanced OpenType font settings. MS Word has this, but Adobe Acrobat does not. I believe Indesign does. It would be helpful to have this feature in Acrobat Pro.

    6 votes
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    Under review  ·  1 comment  ·  Editing PDFs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. error using acrobat during free trial

    I downloaded the free trial and in the browser, it tells me I have 6 days left in the trial, but when I open the program on the desktop, it tells me that my trial expired.

    3 votes
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    3 comments  ·  Installation and Licensing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hi,

    Thanks for bringing this to our notice. We have forwarded this to relevant team to look into and if any further information required, we will get back.

  4. Pages flickering

    When viewing pages, they often flicker, as if they are redrawn infinitely.

    2 votes
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  5. Superscript styling not retained when using Comment to mark-up a PDF

    I have recently upgraded to Adobe Acrobat Pro DC. For my work, I need to mark-up PDFs using Comment tools. When I style some text as superscript using either the feature available in the box that appears when I right click or the shortcut ctrl/shift/+ and then close the pop-up box the styling becomes subscript instead of superscript. I used Adobe Acrobat Professional 8 for a long time and didn't have any problems. It is very frustrating that this doesn't work properly in Adobe Acrobat Pro DC, especially as 'superscript' is offered as a feature in Comments

    3 votes
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    Planned  ·  5 comments  ·  Commenting  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  6. Export to MS Word without putting every **** piece of text in a text box

    I can see certain documents were created in MS Word with simple follow on/flowing text and standard paragraph styles ie no **** text boxes. Even with the export options turned off, Acrobat does this incredibly annoying export to text boxes where it is simply run-on (flowing) text. You then have to extract the text, box by box to get the document to be in an editable form. Even exporting to rtf has similar issues. Exporting to plain text means you have to format.

    In the end, you waste valuable time either extracting the text or having to reformat the text…

    5 votes
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    3 comments  ·  Exporting PDFs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  7. User Product Report

    Within the Adobe Admin Console an administrator does not have the capability to export user data identifying which product is assigned to the user. To run the reports you have to drill to every product and export the data. I asked for the report from tech support and they said the feature I am requesting is not available but to request to it added as a feature. On the feature wish form drop list it does not specify Admin functions so I chose first Adobe product on the list. The function to export all user data to understand the products…

    8 votes
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    1 comment  ·  Exporting PDFs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  8. Highlight/Right-Click/Search in Google


    1. Highlight/Select a word or phrase.

    2. Right-Click

    3. Add option to right click menu to search in {SEARCH ENGINE OF CHOICE}

    4. Search results for highlighted word or phrase open in {BROWSER OF CHOICE}

    3 votes
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    Under review  ·  0 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  9. Option to eliminate words with mixed number and letters in OCR

    Provide a check off that functions to prevent the OCR from mixing numbers and symbols in words.
    For example: Custodian should not be read Cu&t0d1an - only letters should be recognized in words.

    9 votes
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    Under review  ·  6 comments  ·  Scanning and OCR  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  10. Need a feature that allows you to change the default "Save As" location. This is available in Microsoft Word, but not in Adobe.

    Need a feature that allows you to change the default "Save As" location. This is available in Microsoft Word, but not in Adobe.

    8 votes
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    Under review  ·  1 comment  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  11. OCR Japanese (maybe other language, too)

    This is a bug report.

    In macOS,
    'language' of application and OCR language have to be the same.
    Otherwise it won't work.

    In Windows,
    this bug doesn't exist.

    Details are discussed as following.
    https://forums.adobe.com/thread/2353148
    https://forums.adobe.com/thread/2353145

    3 votes
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    Under review  ·  7 comments  ·  Scanning and OCR  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  12. Slight problem converting from Adobe PDF to Microsoft Word (.docx)

    The type and spacing are out of sorts - especially if a graph happens to be in the paper. You have to essential hand type in the data to make sure all data it's aligned properly. Often font changes, as does spacing. This just requires extra attention, and editing. Apart from that - great program!

    4 votes
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    Need Info  ·  2 comments  ·  Exporting PDFs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  13. Copying from PDFs in Acrobat DC occasionally crashes InDesign

    This doesn't happen all the time but it's enough to be annoying and it doesn't just happen on one of our Macs in the studio. When copying out of either comments or text in the PDF itself, InDesign which has a document we want to copy into open, crashes. It's not the active application, Acrobat is but once CMD + C is pressed to copy from Acrobat, that's the moment that InDesign crashes.

    Anyone else had this issue?

    2 votes
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  14. I humbly request that you do away with "you can't sign this document because it's already been signed"

    So i click on "remove restrictions on this document" and then it asks for a password. Me no HAVE a password, WHAT password? wtf are you talking about? WHERE do i find this golden password that i've never created? wtf am I paying for this for

    12 votes
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    Need Info  ·  2 comments  ·  Security & Digital signatures  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  15. 3 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Commenting  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  16. Printing Bookmarks

    Please create an option to print bookmarks either separately or together with the PDF.

    11 votes
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    Under review  ·  6 comments  ·  Printing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  17. Converting Excel for Mac doc to PDF enabling clickable url links

    When I convert my Excel for Mac doc (with clickable url links) the links do not work in the resulting PDF. Please advise.

    2 votes
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  18. scale ratio missiing

    Pro Dc is impossible to find the Scale Ratio in the measuring tool.

    5 votes
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  19. Use printer default setting for double-sided printing

    Currently Adobe Acrobat DC does not recognise if the default printer setting on my mac has been set to duplex. There is a work around. By pressing the printer button and selecting 'duplex' from the print dialogue box that is revealed, pdfs can be printed double sided (DC warns against doing this by the way). The trouble is that it is easy to forget to follow this process, particularly when I am in a hurry, with the result that pdfs, in my case often 20 or 30 pages documents, are printed single sided. This wastes paper, is environmentally unfriendly and…

    8 votes
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  20. Roman Numerals (Page Labels) in headers

    I would like the ability to add Roman Numerals in headers. Right now, adding a page number within the Headers and Footers dialog box does not allow me to use Roman Numerals (page labels).

    10 votes
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    11 comments  ·  Editing PDFs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    Under review  ·  Lovekesh garg responded

    We have logged a bug for this issue. We will update you, once the engineering team will prioritize the bug and fix it.
    Thanks.

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