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  1. 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 →
  2. 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  ·  4 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. 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.

    27 votes
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    Under review  ·  3 comments  ·  Scanning and OCR  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  4. 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 →
  5. 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? :-)

    3 votes
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    Under review  ·  1 comment  ·  Scanning and OCR  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  6. 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 →
  7. (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 →
  8. Singapore is not in the country list

    I can't purchase as I could not choose Singapore from the country list.

    1 vote
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    Under review  ·  0 comments  ·  Installation and Licensing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  9. 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…

    12 votes
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    5 comments  ·  Installation and Licensing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    Planned  ·  Pratyush Dhoundiyal responded

    Hi Michael

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

    Thanks

  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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.

    1 vote
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  13. 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.

    1 vote
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  14. Acrobat DC (Pro and Strandard) crashes because of memory usage

    When using large files, like the attached one, Acrobat crashes when it reaches a memory usage of more than aprox. 3.500 MB in Windows Task Manager.
    I could reproduce the issue, just by opening the page miniatures and a little scolling. It happens on different computers with 8 or 16GB RAM installed and with different Acrobat versions (DC Standard, DC Pro, XI Standard)
    The reason for the memory usage are probably the pictures in these files.

    17 votes
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  15. error using acrobat during free trial

    I downloaded the free trial and in the browser, it tells me I have 6 days left in the trial, but when I open the program on the desktop, it tells me that my trial expired.

    3 votes
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    3 comments  ·  Installation and Licensing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hi,

    Thanks for bringing this to our notice. We have forwarded this to relevant team to look into and if any further information required, we will get back.

  16. Acrobat wizard to modify users needing to sign in when using a licensed version of Acrobat

    make it so that users that have a licensed offline version of Acrobat do not need to sign in

    7 votes
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  17. when using adobe sign, the default message of "please review and sign" should be editable, instead of having to copy and paste a message.

    when using adobe sign, the default message of "please review and sign" should be editable, instead of having to copy and paste a message. i have to keep opening my little disclaimer and copying/pasting. too much back and forth

    6 votes
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  18. 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

    3 votes
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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

  19. Text formatting when copying between text boxes

    Please make an option to keep text formatting, like line feeds, when copying text between two text boxes in same PDF file. At the moment Acrobat DC removes all line feeds when content is copy&pasted which creates a lot of unnecessary "Enter" typing.
    Maybe something like CTRL+SHIFT+V = keep formatting?

    Copying the whole text box is not an options, because the text box is sometimes rotated when pasted to another page.

    Alternative to this request would of course be to make the text box rotatable.

    3 votes
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  20. 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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