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  1. Boolean with Exact Phrase(s)

    Greetings, dear colleagues!

    I want to use Advanced Search of the Acrobat XI in order to perform the following search query:

     cat AND "barking dog"
    

    However by trials and errors I found that this syntax does not work in Boolean query mode of the Advanced Search.

    It would be great to have such simple, but extremely useful search option

    Thank you.

    4 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thanks for the feedback. Acrobat XI is now out of active development, but we are making a note of your feature request.
    Thanks again for reporting

  2. Enhanced Search for PDF index search


    1. Since the indexing will index the all multiple pdfs. Type ahead search should be supported. Instead currently the user has to type and enter search for the search results.

    2. Since the indexing will index the all multiple pdfs. Type ahead search with number of hits found should be shown before hitting the search

    3. Searching should be as fast as google. 10,000 pdf files of 100kb each and type ahead search should be less than a second

    4. Other than scroll bar for navigating the results there should be a easier way to filter the search results.

    5. Grouping of folders wise doesn't…
    11 votes
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    Under review  ·  4 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. 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

    2 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

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

  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. Comments and Annotations need marching ants

    In previous versions of Acrobat, it was a LOT easier to see which comment on a page was selected. There sue to be marching ants. Now, there is just a thin blue line that doesn't march. Please bring back the marching ants so it's easier to see what is selected. Our eyes aren't getting any younger!

    8 votes
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  7. 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.

    2 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    Under review  ·  mrraj@adobe.com responded

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

  8. The document has been changed since it was created and use of extended features is no longer available

    I have filled up a form using Foxit Reader. When I tried to open the form with Adobe Acrobat Reader DC I got error "The document enabled extended features in Adobe Acrobat Reader DC. The document has been changed since it was created and use of extended features is no longer available. Please contact the author for the original version of this document".

    I tried some other PDF programs, no issue when opening this form.

    1 vote
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    Under review  ·  3 comments  ·  PDF Forms  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  9. There was a problem reading this document (109)

    I have filled up a PDF form using Foxit PhantomPDF. I modified the form using Adobe Acrobat DC and when I tried to save the form, I got error "The document could not be saved. There was a problem reading this document (109)" and I was not able to save the modified form.

    2 votes
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    Under review  ·  3 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  10. Shortcut for Create PDF from Scan

    Create shortcut on Home page to "Create PDF from Scan". A lot of users primarily use Acrobat to create pdfs from paper. It shouldn't take 4 mouse clicks to get this done. Also, there is now no way to use keyboard shortcuts to effect a scan. Alt-F-R-S is as far as one can go because the new blue Scan button does not have a keyboard shortcut.

    26 votes
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    Under review  ·  3 comments  ·  Scanning and OCR  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  11. Adobe Acrobat Pro DC should work as Acrobat Reader after 7 day trial

    I think Adobe Acrobat Pro DC should work as Acrobat Reader after the trial period ends. This way, like in my case, people that want to buy a monthly subscription on and off can still use it as Acrobat Reader and don't need to install Acrobat Reader separately.

    4 votes
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    Under review  ·  3 comments  ·  Installation and Licensing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  12. Deskew only works with compression on

    I'm trying to deskew a PDF in Acrobat Pro DC, but it will only work when compression is on at the 3rd lowest setting.
    When trying to go higher or turn compression off the deskew fails.

    PDF is attached and also here:
    https://forums.adobe.com/external-link.jspa?url=https%3A%2F%2Fdrive.google.com%2Fopen%3Fid%3D0B4cPyQRFPy9JdkFJYjljbmlWcWs

    Settings attached as image.

    Acrobat Pro DC v. 2017.012.20098

    Is this a bug or a feature? :-)

    2 votes
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  13. Feature request: Resize page feature

    I don't know how this happened, but I exported a print out of a web page that was sized at 8.5x11 as a PDF, and when I opened the PDF in Adobe DC, somehow the page size turned into 13.17x16.78, and now when I print the PDF, it cuts out everything on the page that is outside of the 8.5x11 paper size. I have been trying and trying to just resize the PDF to 8.5x11, but I can't find this feature anywhere - and I've really been looking hard! So if there was a way you could add a feature…

    63 votes
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    Under review  ·  22 comments  ·  Page Operations  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  14. (Not Responding)

    (Not Responding) - Too common now. Miss the old days before the latest round of updates. Fast load. Now have to wait about a minute before working on a document while ? happens and ties up resources. Thanks

    6 votes
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    Need Info  ·  5 comments  ·  Installation and Licensing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  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. Support Installations and Upgrades on macOS Case-Sensitive Volumes

    This request is being submitted at the suggestion of Adobe Support which was unable to provide effective support for Case Nº 0189220198. Of the 252 applications currently installed on our macOS Sierra system, only Acrobat Pro XI cannot be reinstalled or upgraded because the storage volumes are formatted as case-sensitive. The previously case-insensitive system volume on which Acrobat Pro XI version 11.0.20 had previously been installed was converted to a case-sensitive format. This was done by imaging the volume as a DMG file using Disk Utility, and then after reformatting as case-sensitive, the volume was restored using the ditto command…

    11 votes
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    Planned  ·  Pratyush Dhoundiyal responded

    Hi Michael

    Thanks for your lucid explanation. This is already planned and very soon the issue would be resolved.

    Thanks

  17. 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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  18. Allow Send For Signature Signed Forms to be Returned to a Separate single Email Address

    We currently have an Adobe Acrobat Pro DC Team Account with 2 users. We will be adding more users once we are more familiar with how this will work for us as a company.

    One problem that we have is that when our Employee1 sends an Adobe Form to a customer A using "Send for Signature", once Customer A signs the form, the signed form is returned to Employee1's email address that is registered with "Manager Your Team"

    When Employee 2 sends an Adobe Form to a customer B using "Send for Signature", once Customer B signs the form, the…

    3 votes
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  19. 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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  20. Add tutorial to add an index to a book. Your instructions for it are WAY TOO VAGUE.

    I have been trying to add an index for a 278 page book in PDF. I spent an hour on the phone to tech support in India and no one there seems to know how to do this.

    I also need to be able to VIEW it and install it into this PDF to publish it. PLEASE add a tutorial on how this is done, step by step, without CLOUDING the issue with terms like "catalog" and "metatdata" that do NOT contribute to the objective.

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