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  1. Provide a way to remove/move Request for signatures button in Office Home ribbon

    In a recent update, Adobe Acrobat added 2 buttons in Microsoft Office applications to "Request for Signatures" and "Create and Share Adobe PDF".

    This integration doesn't appear in the Ribbon or in the Add-ins list, so currently there is NO way to remove/move those buttons. It is a significant problem when you work with documents side by side or in lower resolution displays because they take too much space in the ribbon and force other more important buttons/groups to collapse/hide.

    7 votes
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    9 comments  ·  Adobe Sign  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. Newest Acrobat CC does not auto open .pdf file created in Illustrator CC on PC

    When I create a .pdf from Illustrator, a dialog box opens saying the file cannot be found. It used to auto open the .pdf after creating it. It does create the file (.pdf) but does not auto open it.

    3 votes
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    3 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. Update Acrobat Pro 2019.012.20036 does not display CID identity-h fonts

    Since the Acrobat DC auto update last night to 2019.012.20036, my PDFs are not displaying any fonts.
    On closer inspection the fonts have been embedded in the documents as CID identity-h type fonts from OTF originals. I believe this has always been the case.
    Yesterday I could view the files, today all text is replaced with dots. Other people can view the PDFs correctly in Acrobat Reader. I can print on our digital press correctly. I can view the files in a browser correctly. Just cannot view them in Acrobat DC 20036. The fonts are from the Rotis Semi Sans…

    6 votes
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  4. 3 votes
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    1 comment  ·  Creating PDFs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  5. Unable to sign out, unable to find sign out for Acrobat DC

    There is no sign out of acrobat DC on the menu bar or in the drop down items.

    Please add one.

    3 votes
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    0 comments  ·  User Interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hi,

    Thanks for reaching out to us for your concerns.
    You can find the sign-Out button on the right most end of the Tab Bar in Acrobat by clicking on the Image icon for your account.
    Alternatively, you can find the sign out button under Help → Sign out.

    Let me know if that still doesnt solve your concerns ?

    -Ayush

  6. Only few fonts are supported

    Version is compatible only with few fonts.Eg when I download tata mutual fund statement it shows in proper english in other apps..Where as in this app it shows me Portuguese and alignment is completely rubbishy....Never faced such type of issue earlier

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

    Hi,
    Thanks for reporting the issue. Can you please provide any document here via a weblink for us to reproduce it on our side.
    Also please provide the details related to this app you are referring to like : App name, version etc.

    Thanks
    Rachit

  7. Acrobat Reader for Mac does not expose an Accessibility Tree to VoiceOver

    Acrobat for Windows reads tagged PDF (aka PDF/UA) files and exposes an accessibility tree to assistive tech such as NVDA, Narrator, JAWS etc.

    Acrobat for Mac does not do this. (And neither does Preview, or Safari). This means that the 'portable' document format is not accessible to Mac screen reader users at all. You can get the text nodes, but none of the semantic tags are respected.

    Why is there such a discrepancy between accessibility support on the Mac vs. Windows versions of Acrobat Reader?
    That's not what 'portable' means! Please address this as soon as possible.

    1 vote
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  8. Changing layer default visibility state is awkward and sometimes does not save

    I use Acrobat PRO DC in prepress to switch layer visibility in PDF's that are linked to Illustrator imposition file. Usually I need to change 2-5 layer visibility. The process involves awkwardly too many steps to change a default visibility state of a layer in order for it to be saved. And when trying to save changes sometimes it fails. To correct the issue I usually have to rotate the page CCW and back CW and just then the layer visibility state can be saved. Please look at this as it consumes time and needs too many steps to complete…

    2 votes
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  9. Bug: LiveCycle Designer form not showing up in Acrobat Pro 2019.012.20036

    Since the update from 2019.012.20035 to 20036 I cannot even view a PDF-Form created in LiveCycle Designer on Acrobat Pro Win any longer. Also the DataMatrix-Field that worked perfect with 20035 is not updating in Adobe Reader (where I CAN display the form!!!). On a Mac with same version visibility of the form YES, but also no updates of DMC on both Pro and Reader. This must be fixed very soon!

    1 vote
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    7 comments  ·  PDF Forms  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  10. Missing characters after conversion of Word document to PDF

    Exporting Word documents to PDF using Acrobat PDFMaker produces a PDF document with missing characters.

    This only occurs with some fonts, such as Palatino Linotype and Book Antiqua.

    Environment: Windows 10 1909 (18363.476) French, Microsoft Word 1910 (Build 12130.20390 Microsoft Store), Acrobat DC 2019-021-20056, Convert2AdobePDF 19.21.20047.354104, Adobe PDF Library 19.21.79.

    Steps to reproduce the issue:


    • Type "L'HOMME" in a Word document, font is Palatino Linotyoe,

    • Export said Word document with PDFMaker, with all fonts embedded.

    Expected result: PDF document displays "L'HOMME"

    Observed result: PDF document displays "L'OMME"

    2 votes
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  11. Invert colours on images embedded in pdf files.

    Invert colours on images embedded in pdf files.

    Hi

    I'm visually impaired. I find anything with a white background unreadable.

    I can change text and text background colours to make text readable but I cannot find a method to change colours used in images embedded in pdf files.

    Please can you add an accessibility option to invert colours in embedded images so black becomes white and white becomes black. NB. All colours will need to be inverted not just black and white.

    1 vote
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  12. Accessibility settings are difficult to find

    Why default to yellow text on white background? It's impossible to read. Personally, some DARK themes would be desirable, i.e. yellow text on black background. Is a SIMPLE link to change SETTINGS in this regard?

    1 vote
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    1 comment  ·  Accessibility  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hi,
    Thank you for contacting us.
    You can change the theme for the application by View Menu→Display Theme → Choose desired theme.
    Also for changing the theme for the PDF, Go to Preferences → Accessibility → Check Checkbox Replace Document Colors → Check Radio button Use High contrast Colors → Select the theme from High-Contrast color combination as per your requirement.

    Please confirm if this resolves your issue.

    Thanks
    Rachit

  13. The Zoom In (+) and Zoom Out (-) buttons missing from tool bar.

    The Zoom In (+) and Zoom Out (-) buttons, and the zoom percentage text box disappeared from my toolbar, and I can't get them back. These controls are only accessible through the menus or the undocked floating panel. Re-docking the panel doesn't bring these controls with it. Right-click "Show Select & Zoom Tools" doesn't even list them.

    34 votes
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  14. Tool to Delete Multiple Files from 'Shared for Viewing'

    It would be extremely useful to be able to highlight and delete multiple uploads from the 'Shared for Viewing' page. It's very time consuming having to delete individual files to create space for new uploads.

    Please look into this.

    Thank you.

    5 votes
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  15. It is essential for the user to be able to disable the default view settings that were set by the creator of the document (often stupidly).

    It is essential for the user to be able to disable the default view settings that were set by the creator of the document (often stupidly).

    In 35+ years of using computer software, this is the dumbest default setting I have ever seen, and it creates serious usability issues for those wishing to use Acrobat for business purposes (i.e. not graphic design/web design/desktop publishing/etc)

    Please IMMEDIATELY ASAP fix this so that the user can disable these default settings and thus view documents effectively instead of spending loads of time fixing display *****-ups caused by the content creator's clumsy use of…

    2 votes
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  16. We purchased Acrobat DC license in China, where Adobe only provides the Simplified Chinese version of the product. However users who use En

    Allow user explicitly select which language version of the product during the installation process.

    1 vote
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  17. Single Sign On

    Allow us to automate the sign in process when using Federated IDs by either implementing a reg key to default to enterprise ID and grab their AD email or something else.

    3 votes
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  18. Multi-Page View

    Posibility to view more than two pages at one view. MS Word style zoom-out.
    Described alredy here: https://community.adobe.com/t5/Acrobat/Page-display-Multiple-page-view-more-than-2/td-p/9790338

    5 votes
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  19. Acrobat Pro is freezing for a few minutes after closing the last file

    Since yesterday, January 2, 2020, Acrobat Pro is freezing for a few minutes after closing the last file. It eventually starts working again, but it freezes again after closing another file or set of files.

    Operating System: Windows 10 Pro

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  20. Acrobat DC compile files into single PDF, Illustrator files grayed out

    In Acrobat DC when attempting to combine files into single PDF and trying to select Illustrator files they are grayed out and cannot be selected. I have to drag them from the finder into Acrobat. This is a major pain and waste of time. Before the upgrade I could always select an AI file to add to a PDF. Now I never can, even when trying to replace a page with a new file. Illustrator and Acrobat are not talking to each other.

    2 votes
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    1 comment  ·  Creating PDFs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hi

    Acrobat does not support conversion of AI files to PDF via the Combine functionality.
    Can you confirm that you are combining AI files or PDF files created from Illustrator?
    Also, do you have Illustrator installed on your system?

    Thanks
    Tanvi

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