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  1. Remove Document Cloud Feature

    Due to corporate policy, we are not allowed to use external servers, Document Cloud is such a server. Our documents are not to be loaded to any external servers.
    Can we have the ability to remove the Document Cloud from view or code-wise?
    We can not have our confidential documents going to Adobe's servers.

    7 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. It would be of great help adding a "Technical Drawing Border" in Tools

    When I make a technical drawing and save it on PDF I usually go to tools and add a rectangle as a basic border. It would be great and very helpful having an option for adding a technical drawing border instead of a simple rectangle (see attached sample)/

    2 votes
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    Under review  ·  1 comment  ·  Editing PDFs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. Acrobat Pro arbitrarily changes form field types after crash

    First my suggestion for Acrobat Pro is work more painstakingly or stock up staff! The CC costs a bunch of money and when working with it, it shows that it doesn't function as sufficient as is should. Especially when it comes to creating/editing more advanced interactive PDFs with Acrobat Pro. The possibility to do that basically is a very mighty and good feature but it doesn't runs as stable as it should.

    In my opinion there could/should be a standalone software thats reduced to interactive/form field and layout functions (comparable: InDesign) only. Acrobat Pro is packed full with lots of…

    1 vote
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    Under review  ·  0 comments  ·  PDF Forms  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  4. setting to open sidebar with comments by default

    Please create a preferences setting so that the commenting sidebar opens by default when opening a document. That's what I use 99% of the time, and it's irritating to have to open that up every single time.

    15 votes
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    Under review  ·  9 comments  ·  Commenting  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  5. Missing sign in force closes an unsaved pdf form!

    I have several computers I'm using Creative Cloud on. I can't keep up which is signed in and out. I work a lot with pdf forms. What happens is I'm filling an important form and suddenly Acrobat DC just quits without any warning, not asking whether to save. All work is completely lost and not retrievable! Then I can normally do the sign out from other computers and sign in the current computer (with my Adobe ID), but it's too late, the work is already lost.

    It's a terrible problem and should be fixed immediately.

    If the user has an…

    1 vote
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    0 comments  ·  Installation and Licensing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thanks for your feedback. We are looking into this. Meanwhile could you please let us know whether Acrobat which is not signed in quits immediately after launch or after a while. If it quits after a while, could you please let us know the time period say 1 minute or 5 minutes or more which Acrobat takes to quit on launch.

  6. Save/Save new PDF not working

    Save. 'Save as'. CMD + S. It doesn't matter how I attempt, I cannot save regular PDFs from inside Acrobat. I have to create an 'optimized PDF' in order to save any of my work inside of Acrobat. I have been loving the functionality of the new Acrobat, but now I can't even save. Very frustrating.

    21 votes
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    Under review  ·  10 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  7. Bug report - pdf won't open with Acrobat DC pro but opens properly with reader

    I am trying to open a pdf form from the Gov. of Canada using Acrobat Pro DC but nothing happens. After double clicking the file, I can see a background process (in task manager) but it doesn't show any activity and the interface doesn't show even after several minutes of waiting. I have tried restarting / repairing installation but same result. Any other document works fine. I have tried opening the same document on another machine with Acrobat reader DC and it opens properly in a few seconds. I have attached the document as well as a screenshot of the…

    3 votes
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  8. Bug report—macOS keyboard shortcut new bookmark

    To bookmark text, drag to select it. The selected text becomes the label of the new bookmark ONLY if you use the mouse—using the keyboard shortcut Ctrl-B creates a bookmark with a blank name.

    Please fix!

    2 votes
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  9. Please add a feature allowing the update of a PDF portfolio

    See the heading. How can I update the portfolio index when I have deleted a file from the portfolio?

    2 votes
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    Under review  ·  mrraj@adobe.com responded

    Hi victorm28962446,

    When you delete any file from portfolio, the portfolio index or File list in portfolio get updated automatically, you just need to save the changes made by you.

    Hope this will help.

    Thansk,

  10. 1 vote
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  11. Add iCloud Drive as an option in Storage Accounts

    I use iCloud Drive for file sharing and iCloud Drive is not listed as an option of connected cloud storage.

    21 votes
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    Under review  ·  5 comments  ·  Cloud Storage  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  12. Export PDF as InDesign file

    We often receive multi-page PDFs of publications initially created in InDesign with a request for updates. In order to make these updates flexibly, we would have to recreate the document indesign and then make the updates.

    I seams reasonable to ask Adobe, to create a functionality, where one can convert or export PDF (generated from InDesign document) to .indd InDesign file format.

    10 votes
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    Under review  ·  1 comment  ·  Exporting PDFs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  13. Adobe Acrobat and Reader 2015

    For enterprise use, it has too many breadcrumbs to learn more and free downloads. For business use and confidentiality, these links need to be easily removed or hidden from view with the customization tool.

    1 vote
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    1 comment  ·  Installation and Licensing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thanks for bringing this issue to our notice. Your valuable feedback helps us improving our product. We discussed about this particular issue and we do not have any plans to work on it in immediate future. However, we’ll have it in our radar and might revisit at an appropriate time in future.

  14. Bug - MacOS 10.12.5 (Named) installer as Unidentified Developer

    I've created an Acrobat Pro for Named installer (Via Admin Console) for the MacOS 10.12.5. Downloaded and ran the installer. The OS terminated the installer because it was an "Unidentified Developer".

    I was able to install it after going to System Preferences > Security & Privacy and check OK to install.

    The reason I state this issue is most end users will not know what to do. So this needs to be corrected (maybe Apple.com).

    1 vote
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    Under review  ·  0 comments  ·  Installation and Licensing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  15. Option to eliminate words with mixed number and letters in OCR

    Provide a check off that functions to prevent the OCR from mixing numbers and symbols in words.
    For example: Custodian should not be read Cu&t0d1an - only letters should be recognized in words.

    9 votes
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    Under review  ·  6 comments  ·  Scanning and OCR  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  16. Batch processing to Actions in Acrobat DC HOW?!?!?

    Can you provide a "plain English" description on how to create a "batch processing" type Action that can be use on multiple files at once? I have hundreds of files that I need to set open options on and add specific bookmarks to. Trying to do this one at a time is NOT happening. Urgent please!

    1 vote
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  17. 2 votes
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  18. text flow to next page

    Why are text edits confined to the current page? The capability to drag a text block to another page is a must-have. Ability to have text flow to the next page is much needed.

    4 votes
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  19. Keyboard Shortcuts to Show Black/White Screen when PDF is Launchedin FullScreen/Presentation mode

    Brief title for your desired feature: black and white screens in full screen/presentation mode

    How would you like the feature to work?
    like it works in keynote by using a shortcut like cmd+b and cmd+w and MS powerpoint(Shift+B, Shift+W)

    Why is this feature important to you?
    Presenting pdfs with the need to black out the presentation on the beamer without having access to the beamers remote.

    6 votes
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  20. I read ebooks always and use highlighter tool to highlight uding different colors.   I want the color palette to remain open always when I u

    I read ebooks always and use highlighter tool to highlight uding different colors.   I want the color palette to remain open always when I do.
    so that choosing different colors will be easy

    9 votes
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