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  1. Error in Adobe Acrobat DC Pro Installer

    I download the acrobatproDC_dlm disk image on my Macbook Pro running 10.12.5 using the Chrome browser.
    This download proceeds normally.

    After mounting the disk image and starting the installer app, it fails as 29% saying: "Safari must be closed in order to proceed". This comes up in a dialog box with Retry and Close buttons. Retry always fails with the same error message. Close, of course, closes the installer.

    The trouble is that Safari is not running!

    I finally figured out that Adobe Acrobat Reader DC was running and this was the cause of the installation failure.

    Please correct the…

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  2. Restrict 'Save As'

    Currently, you can restrict print and save, but cannot restrict Save As. Would like to see that restriction added as well.
    Thanks for your consideration.

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    Under review  ·  mrraj@adobe.com responded

    Thanks for your valuable feedback, it helps us improving our product. We have taken your feature request.

  3. "acrobat dc has stopped working" on Build full text index with catalog

    1. Select Full Text Index with Catalog
    2. Select Directories to Include
    3. Input Name of Index
    4. Select Build
    5. "Acrobat DC has Stopped Working"

    Any ideas on how to work around?

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  4. 3 votes

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  5. Opening side by side

    It would be great to be able to open 2 PDF pages next toeach other for easy comparison, i.e. when comparing two people on a geneology site

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    Need Info  ·  Vivek Chandra responded

    Hi

    You can try the following –
    Go to Organize Pages App to move the pages you want to see next to each other.
    Then go to View→Display Options and select Two pages.

    Please let us know if this works for you.

    Thanks
    Vivek

  6. Better update UX

    Acrobat will sometimes generate a pop-up that says "Update completed!" with two options: "Restart Now" and "Cancel". Naturally, I assumed that "Restart Now" meant restart Acrobat. Because that's what it means in every other application on my computer, from Firefox and Chrome, to Intellij, to Microsoft Word, to Steam, and so on. In reality, that innocuous looking button immediately restarted my entire computer, without any sort of warning or confirmation prompt. I've twice lost work (from other applications, like my web browser) because I forgot that in Adobe's world, a user is going to want to immediately restart their entire…

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  7. In output preview the separations still view in CMYK when only one colour is selected. So you can't see the seperate plates in Acrobat.

    In output preview the seperations still view in CMYK when only one colour is selected. So you can't see the seperate plates in Acrobat. I had to use Acrobat XI Pro to view the separations.

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  8. Singapore is not in the country list

    I can't purchase as I could not choose Singapore from the country list.

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  9. BUG: multiple actions assigned to keyboard shortcut ~

    Currently, typing ~ is assigned in Acrobat to BOTH "insert text at cursor" AND "output preview." It is completely unpredictable which action will result when I type ~.

    I need to be able to bring up the "insert text a cursor" function without having to mouse all over the place.

    Please fix this bug.

    2 votes

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  10. 2 votes

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    Sorry for the inconvenience, can you please share your machine details, Acrobat version, and also the pdf with which you are facing the issue.

  11. Acrobat Standard XI. The 3 step rotate page system is clunky.

    Would like to have the "rotate left" and "rotate right" buttons available in Acrobat Standard XI. The 3 step rotate page system is clunky.

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  12. Adobe Standard XI huge downgrade

    I had Adobe Pro 9. I used it at work to add stamps, and markup drawings. My machine was rebuilt and Adobe Standard XI was loaded. Very inefficient software for what I need. I searched for the comparison to XI Pro and am not convinced it is any better.
    Some issues: preloaded stamps cannot be removed, each stamp has to be selected every time (9 would remember the last used), you cannot copy multiple objects using the control button, you cannot save a custom sheet sized when printing (previously you could, issue of width/length for some sizes being backwards still…

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  13. Bug Report: Comment Descenders Cut Off

    The bottom edge of the comment pop-up window is measured from the letter baseline rather than the bottom of the descenders. This cuts off typographical descenders and inhibits quick reading of comments.

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  14. you should give users the ability to choose the page dimensions they want to insert when they use the Insert Page command.

    you should give users the ability to choose the page dimensions they want to insert when they use the Insert Page command.

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    Need Info  ·  Vivek Chandra responded

    Hi Ken

    You can change the page dimensions after inserting them. You need to simply select the pages and go to ‘Set Page Boxes’ option under ‘More’ in the Organize Pages app.
    Please let us know if this works for you.

    Thanks
    Vivek

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  16. Snapshot of PDF page for export to JPG has bugs

    If you open those files in Acrobat, and use the snapshot feature, then "control-a" to select everything, you will see differences in each one. In each case, on the right side, the app selects more than it should be selecting. For example, the sample with inset and color has a small band of white on the right side that is included in the selection that should not be. This was a bug in Acrobat 9. I was hoping to find this problem fixed in this version, but it is not. I only discovered this recently, because I started adding background…

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  17. Does acrobat have access to my computer?

    Whenever I use acrobat, my mouse seems driven by commads - not mine - to do things in acraobat. Things like scrolling, moving mouse, opening other windows in acrobat. Is it a ghost or is it Adobe?

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    Hi,

    I am afraid, Acrobat can not be responsible for this abrupt behavior. Please
    do a virus scan on your machine. Let us know if that helps.

    Thanks

  18. Adobe Sign Cannot Send Docs 8/18/17

    Adobe Sign is not working 8/18/17 for sending any documents. We have tried sending from multiple accounts and a variety of different documents. We have tried using the workflows and just the Send button. It gives back this message: Adobe Sign was unable to create your agreement because the document could not be thumbnailed. Please let me know you need more information.

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  19. Estou para comprar o Adobe Acrobat Pro DC e experimentei a versão gratuira, mas para minha surpresa não tem como acessar o ENVIAR E RASTREAR

    Estou para comprar o Adobe Acrobat Pro DC e experimentei a versão gratuira, mas para minha surpresa não tem como acessar o ENVIAR E RASTREAR. Na versão vendida tem esse dispositivo?

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  20. Document not opening

    Document I want to sign is not opening (Page is showing as opening but does not) due to a table format in the document. If I remove the table the document opens and I am able to sign.

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