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  1. Cant download PDF's from the internet

    When I download a PDF from the internet I get the following error.
    "There was an error opening this document. The file is already open or in use by another application"

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  2. Searching PDFs makes pages turn the wrong way

    When making PDF searchable, it rotates a number of random pages the wrong way around.

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  3. Remove the 'Home', 'Tools', 'Document' buttons.

    Remove the 'Home', 'Tools', 'Document' buttons.
    Again, these buttons seem to me that they belong on the main tool bar, instead of wasting tons of space on the 'customizable' quick access tool bar. Why are they there? i don't know.
    It seems to me, that adobe has a lot of programmers with ideas, but no adobe test users, to let them know, whether the idea is good or bad.

    Adobe: please don't rely on us, the general user, to give you feedback to do that job for you. We all have work to do, and want to get it done…

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  4. Remove the 'share', 'feedback', 'learn', 'notification' and 'profile' buttons

    Remove the 'share', 'feedback', 'learn', 'notification' and 'profile' buttons.
    these buttons are rarely (possibly never) used by the average pdf user.
    even if they are used by some, they should be removable, just like any other tools on the 'customizable' quick access tool bar.
    it is very annoying to have 5 big buttons getting priority over the customizable tool bar. I add and remove the buttons i need on the quick access tool bar, and they end up being hidden by 5 big useless buttons.
    move these buttons to the help menu, where they belong.

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  5. It bugs, because I saved a PDF, but I can't find it anymore

    It bugs, because I saved a PDF, but I can't find it anymore

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  6. Why do i have to login-in to me Adobe account every day? until 2 weeks ago i never had this issue

    Why do i have to login-in to me Adobe account every day? until 2 weeks ago i never had this issue

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  7. Remove or have an option to turn of document caching in Acrobat

    As an agency, we prepare artwork in Indesign and PDF to send to clients. All work is proofed within Acrobat prior to sending and amended if required.

    Any amends are re-pdf'd and re-proofed. These amends need to stay under the same version no (read file name) but unfortunately Acrobat now caches pdfs so if we amends a document within indesign and re-open in acrobat with the same file name, it will open the older cached version and not the updated version.

    Because this is our internal proof, this file name and version no needs to stay the same before we…

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  8. add a setting for zoom wheel reverse.. Push should mean the part or doc on screen goes away from you… eg work goes away Pull the wheel towar

    Add a setting for zoom wheel reverse.
    Push should mean the part or doc on screen goes away from you… eg work goes away
    Pull the wheel toward you … pulls the item / work towards you…

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  9. 1 vote
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    0 comments  ·  Fill & Sign  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  10. Separate the Ability of Filling Fields and Signing Fields

    Suggesting: Fill-able Fields and Signature Fields should have separate rights and properties that made them independently manageable such as:

    Providing users the ability to lock out the ability to fill out a fields SEPARATELY from signing fields when using password protection

    OR simply making these fill-able and singable fields distinctly separate to where when going through the process to send a document out for the signature of recipients, users are able to ensure that fill-able fields REMAIN READ ONLY.

    Problem: We would like to fill out a form for a new employee including their pay rate for their offer letter.

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  11. Photoshop export as JPG is defaulting to 96dpi and unchangeable

    Prior to fall 2019 I could export a JPG file from Photoshop at the resolution specified in the print option. now as of release 21.1.1 it only exports as 96dpi. (As a work around I need to use Adobe Bridge to export the file correctly.) The current online documentation was done in 2019 and supports how I had been exporting.
    I understand the export interface was standardized. This appears to be a software regression.

    The output resolution of a jpg file should be able to be adjusted by the user from the export interface.

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  12. User doesn't have license gets Weird error message while login

    On accessing the below link

    https://cliffordchance.eu1.documents.adobe.com/account/home


    • user is directed to SSO page

    • he provides his email address there to sign-in

    • if the user does not have the necessary license to use Adobe Sign, he gets a weird message that the users do not like (screenshot attached).

    Can you please change it to something that is more meaningful to a common user and he clearly understands what is it that he/she is lacking.

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  13. Checkbox to flatten files before combining

    I used acrobat to create a fillable pdf. Now, when I receive them back, I want to be able to combine them into 1 pdf. When I do that, it overwrites all the fields with the info from the first file. Incredibly not helpful. If there was a box that I could check that would tell the program to flatten the files before they were combined, that would be helpful.

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  14. Safety Preview rather than ArtBox Preview

    Seems like the ArtBox preview is redundant to the TrimBox preview. Is there a way to change ArtBox to Safety guide preview? And have the page margin guide be the Safety? The preview would be helpful for reviewing live areas before the trim.

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  15. Scanned document does not print

    Mac OS Catalina Version 10.15.4, Fujitsu ScanSnap i500, HP Officejet Pro 8210. Acrobat DC
    I cannot print some large files to my HP 8210. It spends a long time sending it, but nothing happens except it disappears from the que. Since having to abandon the old Acrobat 11 Pro, this has been a reoccurring problem.

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  16. Updating Shared Files

    When sharing a file for feedback, it would be nice if the shared file would update once changes are made and resaved. So you don't have to send a new link, which could get confusing if someone opens the wrong link. I hope that made sense. If this is already possible, someone please fill me in.

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  17. Better labeling of Action Wizard Controls for screen reader users

    I am encountering problems with poorly labeled controls in the Acrobat DC Action Wizard. As a blind screen reader user, I would greatly appreciate anything you can do to improve the control labels that are spoken by screen readers. I am using the JAWS 2020 screen reader with Acrobat DC version 20.006.20042.
    The issues I have encountered:


    1. Some of the button control labels are unclear and it is difficult to determine which control has focus. For example, when adding a Watermark, the button to add the watermark is spoken as “Add”. If I press “space” to select this option, another…

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  18. show correct colours for CMYK annotations

    According to the PDF spec it's possible to create coloured annotations which are non-RGB. However, when you create i.e. a CMYK annotation, Acrobat takes the first three values and interprets them as RGB. I.e. [1 0 0 0] results in red instead of cyan, see attached example.
    Interestingly, Preflight validates the document so somewhere in the company the knowledge is available.
    The goal should be that annotations are displayed correctly independent of how many colour channels are there.

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  19. Please remove "Please wait while the document is being prepared"

    Please switch off "Please wait while the document is being prepared" displayed each time I open a document. This feature is necessary only for selected users and hampers very much typical program use.

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    Hi,
    This Content Preparation dialog is displayed when some assistive technology (like screen reader) is running/has been used on the system. However, some other tools like some keypress tracking tools are also detected as assistive technology.

    1. If you are not an assistive technology user, just go to Acrobat Preferences → Accessibility and uncheck the option “Enable Assistive Technology Support”. This will stop the dialog from appearing.
    2. If you are an assistive technology user, then go to Acrobat Preferences →Reading and Under “Screen Reader Options” select “Only read the currently visible pages”. This will stop the dialog from appearing.

    Note : However with this, the dialog may appear for heavy files sometimes.

    Please confirm if this resolves your issue.

    Thanks
    Rachit

  20. Copy PDFs within Document Cloud

    It would be great if from within Adobe Document Cloud we could make copies of PDFs. Currently the workflow that was described to me from tech support was that I would have to download the PDF then upload another copy.

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