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  1. Program crashes while saving after background has been added

    When sending bills or other letters as PDF I add our company logo in the background of the document via Acrobat. Everything works as expected until I save. Then the program crashes every time. The file however emerges complete and intact after I restart Acrobat.

    MacOS 10.13.6
    Acrobat PRO DC 2019.021.20061


    • Export PDF via Save Dialog from MS Word (ver. 16.16.17)

    • Open PDF in Acrobat

    • Add Background (PDF File with Vector Graphic)

    • Save -> CRASH

    I use the current version of Acrobat, but the issue has been persistent for years.

    1 vote
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    3 comments  ·  Editing PDFs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hi,

    Sorry for the issue that you are facing while saving the PDF.
    Could you please share the Crash report that appears after Acrobat crashes for you on you Mac system ?

    That’ll help us to triage this issue further.

    Thanks
    Ayush Jain

  2. 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…

    12 votes
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    4 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. 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.

    22 votes
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  4. keep form editing and text editing separate please

    After last update, there is a change in how creating form is working. Form editing (creatin) now contain text edit, which is for me higly unwanted feature, since there is no turn on/off. I am editing 30+ fields in once and selecting all of them is impossible. My form has lot of text boxes and while creating pdf, i dont need them to edit anymore. I just want to edit form fields. Once you mouse down or mouse up on any text, it will ruin the multiple select of fields and start editing text. We are using old version becasue…

    3 votes
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    4 comments  ·  PDF Forms  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  5. Acrobat removed "Add files" option to the Share feature.

    You need to add that back ASAP. As it is now, you can only share ONE file at a time.

    6 votes
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    1 comment  ·  Share & Collaboration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  6. A comment report to rule them all

    I work in several files which all get marked up in a standard format (red boxes with an red x stamp to note issues that need further review or actions to resolve). All the mark ups from all the documents need to be closed before my process is complete. It would be ideal if i could run a query across multiple documents (like a whole batch of folders) on all the comments made with the same criteria options currently available in a single .pdf comment filter and it be packaged in a comment summary file that has links to jump…

    6 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Commenting  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  7. Acrobat DC share & review - Multiple files cannot be uploaded

    Today I have found out that share & review will only load 1 file at a time and will no longer load multiple files for sharing. This is extremely annoying as I now need to use another program to share multiple files.Very angry with Adobe.

    4 votes
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    2 comments  ·  Share & Collaboration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  8. Bug: Accessibility tool making text disappear

    The "Make Accessible" tool is making text disappear in the document. Working in Adobe Acrobat Pro DC, 2015.006.30505. I opened the document, clicked on Tools, then Action Wizard, then Make Assessible. First fopur steps worked fine, but after runnuing the Document Pass and the Alt Text detection, text went missing in numerous places in the document. This is the fourth time this has happened. Look at the header on the first page.

    2 votes
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    3 comments  ·  Accessibility  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hi Steve,
    I understand your problem here. I need the document to fix it on our side. I tried on multiple files but was not able to see this issue with any document.

    Please provide the document for us.

    Thanks
    Rachit

  9. watermark is still not working, IDK maybe fix it?

    Watermark will not add to documents. Been like this for a few weeks. Maybe y'all could come up with a fix.

    1 vote
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    2 comments  ·  Creating PDFs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  10. 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!

    62 votes
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    Under review  ·  34 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  11. stop "Recent" screen on opening DC and constantly opening

    Please Please stop the "Recent" screen opening, just put it back to where it was.

    The checkbox that was in Preferences - Catalogue, no longer exists, for windows, (yet it does for Mac)

    Thi sseems also tied into the chssck box to "stop" files opening as you are converting various files into one PDF, as as DC opens the individual files its stops the conversion process with the error "cannot continue as the xxxx file is open" i get round by being ready to close the file as it opens, but this is represents several steps backwards.

    11 votes
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    5 comments  ·  User Interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  12. New india moment

    My idea country new

    1 vote
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    6 comments  ·  PDF Forms  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  13. Freeze on opening Document

    Acrobat suddenly began to constantly freeze after opening any document. I uninstalled it and tried to reinstall but got a 136 error. I'm on MacOS 10.15.2 "Catalina" on a MacPro (late 2013)

    1 vote
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    2 comments  ·  Installation and Licensing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  14. Share/Track more than one file at a time

    Return the ability to share/track more than one file at a time.

    5 votes
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    1 comment  ·  Share & Collaboration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  15. Bug - PDF Tag Panel does not match Reading Order Tool by marking all Tags as Span

    This issue of InDesign and Acrobat incompatibility in regards to Acrobat displaying all spans even when the Reading Order is correct has been around for over two years. We deserve to know what Adobe is doing about it.

    Acrobat Team acknowledges the problem and blames InDesign:

    "It's actually not an Acrobat issue, it's an issue with InDesign and how it's generating the Content that Acrobat is displaying correctly"

    https://forums.adobe.com/message/10005333#10005333

    InDesign Team acknowledges the problem and blames Acrobat:

    "You'd have to talk to the Acrobat team about why they display in the Tags panel the way they do." - Adobe
    https://forums.adobe.com/message/10225230#10225230

    17 votes
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    6 comments  ·  Accessibility  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  16. Set a default order for when combining files

    Rather than re-ordering and re-arranging pdfs within a combined file, I would like to be able to determine the order files are compiled. This can be by file title (alphabetically) or others. Right now when I combine several files into one pdf, they are scrambled out of order and I have to rearrange manually which can be cumbersome for larger compilations.

    17 votes
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    4 comments  ·  Creating PDFs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  17. GET RID OF 'WHO NEEDS TO SIGN FIRST' SCREEN

    I am not sure why there is now a screen after I press the fill & sign button that asks who needs to fill and sign first, but it is just 1 more step, one more click I have to make before signing each document I open - very inconvenient. This extra step also seems to slow down the time it takes adobe to open and prepare my document for any sort of editing.

    13 votes
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    8 comments  ·  Fill & Sign  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hi All,

    Fill and Sign and Adobe Sign (formerly known as Send for Signature) are now consolidated into a single Sign tool where you can either fill & sign a document or get a document signed from others. It includes a simplified experience that asks you who needs to fill and sign first: you or others and then walks you through the steps to complete the task. It’s the one place for all your form filling and signature needs. For detailed information, you may refer to the article What’s new in Adobe Acrobat DC

    This is designed behavior, I will check with the team and will share an update soon.

    Thanks for your time and patience on this.

    Regards,
    Sandeep Grover

  18. Acrobat DC crashes hourly Running Mojave

    Adobe Acrobat DC is just an awful counter-productive tool now in Mojave. It crashes hourly (if not more often) just doing normal very simple tasks that I would normally be able to do in previous Mac OS. It doesn't matter if Im just reviewing a pdf made by someone else, creating a PDF from INDD, adding notes to a supplied PDF, etc etc etc ... it just constantly crashes. No warning, no error, just crash... program just quits out. So counter productive now its killing us as a company. PLEASE FIX!!!

    21 votes
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  19. "View Adobe PDF results" is checked in settings but is not working

    Even though I have "View Adobe PDF results" checked in setting my PDF is not opening after I save it.

    2 votes
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  20. Serious Accessibility Bug Signature Form Accessibility

    "The lock document after signing" checkbox is not keyboard accessible.

    WCAG 2.0 and 2.1

    Success Criteria 2.1.1 Keyboard Accessibility

    To reproduce this problem open the test.pdf and select the signature field. Choose or create a digital signature and select Continue.
    Use the tab key to navigate the document.
    You will see that keyboard focus moves from the Create button (upper right) to "View Certificate Details" and "Lock document after signing" never receives Focus.

    "Lock document after signing" is not keyboard accessible.

    Tested on WIndows 7 and WIndows 10 with Acrobat DC Pro and Reader 2019.021.20061 and 2019.021.20058.

    This feature was…

    2 votes
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