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  1. Group/Lock text and corresponding form field together so they can be moved together

    I create many forms and every time I create a text field and corresponding form field (whether text box, check box or radio button) I have to move them around separately. the text fields end up grouping together with other unrelated text fields and adjusts line spacing randomly which makes it double-triple work to move around and adjust when laying out the form. Text fields should be left individual with option to merge with other text fields if desired. It takes me way longer to create a form than necessary because i have to constantly readjust the line spacing and…

    8 votes
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    0 comments  ·  PDF Forms  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    Under review  ·  Bilal Ansari responded

    Thank you for report your concern. I have forwarded your request to the engineering team. We will reach out to you if we need more information.

  2. compatibility with google drive

    I would like to be able to open and edit pdfs from google drive.

    5 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Editing PDFs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    Planned  ·  Pratyush Dhoundiyal responded

    Hi,

    This is something which is already on our radar and we are planning to support this in near future.

    Thanks for Reporting
    -Pratyush

  3. Administrative reporting on Acrobat Cloud

    We need a way to manage user assignments, audit administrative actions, and report on when particular users are assigned Adobe licenses. There currently is no report that can be run to show who assigned a license, or when a license was assigned, outside of reviewing individual users.

    3 votes
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    Under review  ·  2 comments  ·  Installation and Licensing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  4. Can we have the old one back. This is too cumbersome.

    So hard to use and wastes so much of my time looking for things.
    I just need the preview/navigator on the side so I can rotate or crop and a highlighter in the tools and the hand to move the page around. Every time I open a file it defaults back to nothing I can use. Please bring back version 10

    9 votes
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    2 comments  ·  Commenting  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  5. Copy text out of comment

    1 Copyedits made in a comment format are nearly impossible to copy and paste
    2 Receive PDF with comments.Select text in comment, either in popup window or in sidebar list, and copy to clipboard. Check clipboard contents: empty.
    3 Any version of DC, Mac platform. Have deleted files, the application, all Adobe software, reinstalled. Created new user profile. Purchased a NEW COMPUTER and installed DC. The problem is OS-, file- and device-independent.
    4 Expected result: copying text would result in it being copied to the clipboard.
    5. Observed result: nothing is copied. Has been the case since the initial release…

    11 votes
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    4 comments  ·  Commenting  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  6. Stack crash when using Advanced Search on Windows 7

    When using Edit | Advanced Search… on Windows 7, Acrobat Professional DC consistently crashes with the following report:

    Problem signature:
    Problem Event Name: APPCRASH
    Application Name: Acrobat.exe
    Application Version: 15.16.20039.54196
    Application Timestamp: 5728a758
    Fault Module Name: StackHash_f1a3
    Fault Module Version: 6.1.7601.24094
    Fault Module Timestamp: 5abedfcd
    Exception Code: c0000374
    Exception Offset: 000ce9fb
    OS Version: 6.1.7601.2.1.0.256.48
    Locale ID: 3081
    Additional Information 1: f1a3
    Additional Information 2: f1a37b16ca1208762a0b8aa6cab1b014
    Additional Information 3: 491b
    Additional Information 4: 491bf36471b9991aef7b9c9cc09ecca7

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

    Hi,

    Sorry to hear that you’re facing while using Find tool.
    In order to reproduce the issue in-house, can you please provide the following details :

    1. Please tell us the version of your Acrobat/Reader.
    2. Could you please share the workflow that you’re trying to perform using the Find tool?
    3. It will be great if you could share the crash dump with us.

    How to create crash logs on Windows environment?
    1. Retry the scenario where Acrobat crashes
    2. Do not close the pop-up when Acrobat crash
    3. Open Task manager
    4. Right-click on “Acrobat.exe *32” process and select ‘Create Dump file’
    5. It will create a log file in the temp folder. (Path will be displayed on pop-up comes when logs created). You can also check this under
    - Open Run process (Win+R)
    - Type temp
    - Logs file will be available here with name “Acrobat.DMP

  7. BUG: Seeing out-of-date PDF in Acrobat

    If I update a PDF (Export from InDesign) on the server or the desktop, I use View After Exporting, and despite closing the PDF between updates Acrobat always and only shows the previous PDF - until I quit Acrobat. So I'm quitting and reopening Acrobat 20 or more times a day which is REALLY annoying. Only started happening with version 17.012.20095 on a Mac Pro running CS2015 onwards.

    10 votes
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    Need Info  ·  14 comments  ·  User Interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  8. Ability to disable Password Encryption for PDF documents, without disabling Protected Mode

    In order to disable the password encryption option within Adobe Acrobat Standard and Professional DC, the complete security suite under Protected Mode needs to be disabled. This means that Enterprises that don't want users to password encrypt PDF documents have to remove the built in Sandboxing solution for PDF documents, thus compromising their security controls.
    There should be a granular capability to disable the option to password encrypt PDF documents, without having to turn-off other security features.

    2 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Security & Digital signatures  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  9. Comments pane window is too short and cuts off comments

    I have a 27" monitor and when I enlarge Acrobat to fill the screen, the comments are cut off at the bottom. This happens with all documents. It's like the comment window has a maximum height built into it. It needs to expand all the way.

    6 votes
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    3 comments  ·  Commenting  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  10. Tab Management

    I'm constantly in and out of Acrobat.
    I would love to be able to right click and either close all tabs or close all tabs to the right without closing Acrobat. I jump from job to job and each has its own handful of PDFs to view. When I'm done with a job, I have to either manually close each tab or close the whole window and select close all tabs. Then immediately after, I have to open more and wait for Acrobat to start up again.

    4 votes
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    Under review  ·  3 comments  ·  User Interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  11. File name is illegal when saving the extracted PDF (Japanese version)

    Acrobat DC 2018.009.20050 / Windows
    Application Language : Japanese


    1. extract PDF

    2. save this PDF

    3. don't save and displayed "The file name is not valid."(「ファイル名は有効ではありません。」)

    This problem is because the reserved character ":" of WIndows is included.
    There was no problem with the previous version, and language "English".

    6 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Page Operations  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  12. Bug: Have one standard icon for PDF bookmarks

    Have 1 icon for bookmarks wether it is created by adding a new bookmark or combining pdf files.
    If you need to add a new bookmark to a file you cannot get it to display the same icon as those created using combine pdf's. Unless they offer different functions there is nothing but confusion caused by having 2 different icons.

    14 votes
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    Under review  ·  12 comments  ·  User Interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  13. Acrobat DC (Pro and Strandard) crashes because of memory usage

    When using large files, like the attached one, Acrobat crashes when it reaches a memory usage of more than aprox. 3.500 MB in Windows Task Manager.
    I could reproduce the issue, just by opening the page miniatures and a little scolling. It happens on different computers with 8 or 16GB RAM installed and with different Acrobat versions (DC Standard, DC Pro, XI Standard)
    The reason for the memory usage are probably the pictures in these files.

    16 votes
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  14. Windows Acrobat XI save as problem

    In Acrobat XI on Windows I save as the file to create another same file. But the text in the creating file has been modified.
    Steps to eproduce:
    1. Open the Demo File.pdf and click "Save As" in File tab.
    2. Give a name and save it somewhere.
    3. Reopen the new file you will easily find it is not the same as Demo File.pdf

    3 votes
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  15. forgotten my acrobat password to edit

    I somehow have put a password on acrobat where it automatically puts paswords on all of my documents and i cant remeber what the password is.... this means i and others can open documents but we cant edit them????

    2 votes
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  16. editing forms need live cycle????????

    why do we pay for creative cloud and now can't edit a form to enter a simple date. when trying to edit a w9 form for instance, i am asked to use life cycle to do so and that requires an additional monthly subscriptions???????????????????? this is bad.

    4 votes
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    Need Info  ·  Bilal Ansari responded

    You don’t need to edit the form to enter the date. Simply click on the field and start typing.

  17. Mobile adobe acrobat app - to be able to combine pdf files

    To be able to combine pdf files using mobile adobe acrobat application

    2 votes
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  18. Where is the ability to "Track Changes"?!

    You are missing a most basic editing feature: The ability to display additions or deletes to text in a pdf, as in Word's "Track Changes". How does a client see my edits to their document? Really! Will this be rectified?

    22 votes
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    Under review  ·  Bilal Ansari responded

    Thank you for the feedback. I have forwarded your request to the engineering team. They will reach out to you if any more information is needed.

  19. 2 votes
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  20. livecycle crashes on preview

    Adobe Livecycle ES 4 crashes repeatingly after opening the preview screen. It's irritating. I see a lot of ad hoc repair items in this blog by the Adobe Support team (outsourced). There are a lot of issues in this case. When will Adobe really do something about it.

    Please let's have a call. In the early days Adobe issues will be solved. Since it's outsources the issues are increasing huge in my opinion.

    Regards,

    Ed Boon
    visioned.net

    2 votes
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