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  1. Customize view when open PDF

    I would like to be able to customize what opens in DC like previous versions. For example, I almost always need the comments bar open when I open PDFs. It was save me time and clicks if I could set in Preferences or someplace to always open that bar when opening a PDF> I used to be able to do this i thought in previous versions. I hop eyou can add this tweak.

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  2. Digital Signature Creation Suggestion!

    When you create your Digital Signature thru the Sign With A Digital ID Wizard that say you like how your first name looks but then when you get to your last name and you make a mistake that instead of clicking the Clear Button to start over that you could Click a Button that says Undo instead as this would really save a lot of time in the long run being that it takes quite a while and too long at that to do that if you like it to look just right both ways both first and last name.

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  3. Add option for controlling how pdfs control the fields

    Add option for controlling how pdfs control the fields on multiple pages. If you have 2 forms that share field names but have different data, right now, when you change one field on one page, it changes the fields on the 2nd page. There should be option to set each page to treat the fields separately. Then when you change a field on page #1, it won't change that field on page #2 also. Docusign has this option.

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  4. Add option to include Name and Email on sent docs

    Add option to include Name and Email on sent docs. Not just email. Then the name will be auto inserted into the signature and person does not have to type their name. They only have to click to sign. It is very cumbersome to have to type your name and sign. Docusign and many other systems do this. Adobe only one that doesn't allow you to enter name

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  5. Bug - After publishing comments, the spinner icon is rotating. I am not sure if comments are pushed

    Bug - After publishing comments, the spinner icon is rotating. I am not sure if comments are pushed

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  6. wish I did not have to pay for it. NBot sure why I get a copy of my invoice in it but can not do anything else

    Not sure why I get a copy of an invoice in acrobat but I can not use any of their other features on muy quickbooks account

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    Could you be more specific with the issue you are facing. Is there an Acrobat feature you are not able to use?

  7. The right panel could be hid in Adobe Acrobat XI that worked wonderfully well for me. Annoyingly, I can't seem to do so in the Pro 17!

    I want Adobe Acrobat Pro 17 to work at least half as well as Adobe Acrobat Pro XI that did the jobs I needed wonderfully well for me. I NEED TO CLOSE THE RIGHT PANEL JUST LIKE I COULD IN XI!!!!!!!!!!! i SEE OTHERS HAVE COMPLAINED ABOUT IT TOO. If something wasn't broke in older version why "fix it" with this one. It interferes with my ability to follow through on searched text and read same with the split screen capability Windows offers! PLEASE FIX IT SOON!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  8. 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…

    1 vote

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  9. 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.

  10. "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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  11. 3 votes

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  12. 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

  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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.

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  17. 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.

  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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