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  1. Right-Click to open Properties Bar in Acrobat DC Pro

    Within PDF's we often create notes and comments. The text font and size sometimes needs adjustment. Having used MS Windows all our lives we are conditioned to simply highlight the text, right-click and a pop-up box appears with "properties" listed. Unfortunately with Acrobat DC Pro "properties" is not an option. Now we must navigate 4 layers deep into the menu: View > Show/Hide > Toolbar items > Show Properties Bar

    The right-click for properties feature is widely adopted by third party software companies that want to create a seamless experience for the user within Windows. It is a necessary productivity…

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  3. Organize Pages, Extract, no ability to type in desired multiple page range

    Organize Pages, Extract, currently: no ability to type in desired multiple page range.
    Currently you have to select the Picture Pages to get a Range selected.
    Why can't you all make it available to type in our Multiple Page Range, too, in the Page # box?
    This was a feature for a long time on the older version. It was much quicker & less errors to be able to type in my Page Range to Extract.
    Thank you.

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  4. Edit using… only shows ”Open with…”

    When I want to edit an object in an external editor, the tool ”Edit using…” only shows ”Open with…”.
    Illustrator/Photoshop is not shown in the list as it used to. It makes no difference if I set them (or any other compatible app) as default editors in preferences.

    (Acrobat Pro DC 2019.021, MacOS 10.14)

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  5. Text Box should have Opaque option - Transparent is imposed by default which allows Background image to be visible in text box

    Add a feature to the Add Text function in Adobe Acrobat Pro DC so that a user can choose Opaque for a text box and avoid a Background image being visible through the text box. Also, the user should be able to choose a solid color to appear behind the text in the text box. This feature is so basic that it should have been in the product from the start. Photoshop Elements has had it for a long time!

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  6. Ability to Create Shapes/Lines At Appropriate Length Based on Scale

    Once the user sets the scale (also, look at having a "set custom drawing scale by measuring bar scale" option like Bluebeam), allow the user to customize the parameters of lines and shapes to create lines that are a certain length or rectangles and circles that are a certain size.

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  7. Ability to Take Snapshots of PDFs and Paste into same PDF

    The snapshot tool is already there, allow the user to past that snapshot within the same PDF. For users working with drawings it is helpful to be able to take a snapshot of a layout and move it to a different area. I worked around this by saving the snapshot as a JPEG and adding an image to the file, which is OK but the image may not come in at the correct scale which leads to errors.

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  8. Drag and drop open tab pdfs into another open pdf.

    I don't understand why I can't drag and drop an open pdf into another pdf that I am organising, ie adding the latest statement to a journal statement. It is all a bit cumbersome at the moment

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  9. More Advanced Editing Features Such as Reflowing Text

    The ability to join paragraphs in a PDF so, when editing, text reflows in the document, such as in Word:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XgDv5BZ-sXg&list=PL5lhrBXHZ3P-ghjTvVCMA4tVBH36QsI&index=3&t=0s

    And, similarly, the ability to link separate text boxes, so that text reflows between the chosen boxes:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wuVqQjdRxGA&list=PL5lhrBXHZ3P-ghjTvVCMA4tVBH36QsI&index=1

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  10. More Advanced Editing Features Such as Reflowing Text

    The ability to join paragraphs in a PDF so, when editing, text reflows in the document, such as in Word:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XgDv5BZ-sXg&list=PL5lhrBXHZ3P-ghjTvVCMA4tVBH36QsI&index=3&t=0s

    And, similarly, the ability to link separate text boxes, so that text reflows between the chosen boxes:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wuVqQjdRxGA&list=PL5lhrBXHZ3P-ghjTvVCMA4tVBH36QsI&index=1

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  11. Dimension Text ize

    Make it easier to change the size of dimension text.

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  12. Merge files taking pages alternately from each input file while also retaining bookmarks, plus merging two pages from each file into one.

    Would very much appreciate capability to merge files taking pages alternately from each input file while also retaining bookmarks. I work across multiple languages and need to read them side by side, so rather than browsing two files, prefer to have them on the same file so that page turning is easier. PDFSam offers the alternate merging capability, which I use every day, but bookmarks are lost so that I need to keep referring back to the original files to locate content.
    In addition, if pages from the two files can be automatically arranged on the same page (just like…

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  13. Auto Border Detection for PDF Scans

    The auto border detect function that is in the Adobe Scan app needs to be incorporated into Acrobat DC. I have thousands of multi page scanned files that need to the auto border detect/auto border crop done to them. This feature would be very helpful having it on the desktop version of Acrobat DC. Also, there is no way to batch auto detect borders on all pages on a specific PDF file in Adobe scan. That would be extremely helpful as well.

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  14. Editing Text Highlighted

    The highlight function should allow users to alter the words highlighted without having to delete the entire highlight and start over. For example, assume highlight 3/4 of a page and then realize I want to include or exclude one word on either end of the highlighted text. Currently, my only option is to delete the entire highlight and start over. This is cumbersome and time consuming. Users should be able to click and drag the highlighted text to change the words highlighted without having to start over.

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  15. Adobe Acrobat will not allow strike through feature in Comment mode for existing text

    I have Adobe Acrobat DC Pro and it does not recognize existing text on PDF to allow me to strike through it. The PDF has a list of items to be used. I am tasked with writing the actual quantity used in red beside the original list quantity that is to be struck through in red. This program does not recognize that original text in the comment mode and when I try to strike through the original quantity numbers it only strikes out my corrective quantities entries. There is another worker that has Adobe Acrobat 2017 and he has no…

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  16. Can't save PDF

    Cannot save PDF - File - save as - comes up blank - also unable to email from app. MACOS Catalina ver. 10.15.1

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  17. Can't save PDF

    Cannot save PDF - File - save as - comes up blank - also unable to email from app. MACOS Catalina ver. 10.15.1

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  18. FIND/SEARCH feature in Adobe Acrobat Pro DC

    Please find enclosed a sample file that was convered from JPEG to PDF. Even after using "edit text & Images" the document is NOT EDITABLE.

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  19. Editing PDFs - constantly crashing.

    It's not an idea, it's a request to stop crashing!!
    I'm trying to edit documents, it has now crashed on me 4 times and I've lost my work each time. I pay monthly, this should not be happening.

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  20. Adjust the background image based on page orientation

    Adjust the background image based on page orientation. A document can have pages with portrait and landscape orientation. The background image that is added must adjust itself based on the orientation of the page. Presently, the background image is added as an image. Therefore, for pages in landscape orientation, the background is not properly added.

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