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  1. Creating PDF from Office 365 Mac MS Word Results in a Network Error Unrelated

    Case ADB-7492668-J6J4 -Word file is uploaded with embedded fonts as per Preferences (see attached) to the document cloud and then PDF converting Acrobat provides following error (see attached) "Acrobat PDF Conversion could not be completed. This could be due to a network error or if there is no valid Acrobat online service membership." If you go through the same process except NOT embedding fonts the same document will convert to PDF without error. However, the fonts in the PDF file are now different in the Word file as they are no longer embedded. When using a MS OS and upload…

    3 votes
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  2. tag

    I would like to add tags to PDF files that are inside of a Windows folder and be able to filter by tags.
    At the moment, the naming convention organises the PDF files in an order that is not beneficial for us.
    Can we add tags to PDF files and filter inside of a Windows folder?

    8 votes
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  3. I want to compare documents that are signed. I want to identify the differences - !!! Not change them !!! Why is this not available?

    I want to compare signed documents. I don't want to change them - just compare to identify changes. Been beating my head against the wall and I cannot understand the logic that prevents using compare.

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

    Hi,

    Greetings! I am sorry to hear that you are facing issues with the compare feature.
    It would be great if you could help us with a few queries that will help us in investigating the bug:
    - What is the version of Acrobat Pro and the OS that you are using currently?
    - Could you please share the workflow that you’re using while using the Compare tool?
    - Could you please share some sample files with us so that we could reproduce the issue at our end?

    For info on how to share the files with us, please read the steps below :

    To share the file using Adobe send – cloud.acrobat.com/send
    - Open the above mentioned link
    – Click on “Select files to Send”
    – Click link “Choose file from my computer” and Select the file
    – Click on “Add Files”, if you have more files to add…

  4. rotate signature

    We have lost the ability to rotate signature. I use to insert over my professional stamp

    1 vote
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    0 comments  ·  Fill & Sign  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hi,

    Thanks for writing to us. It will be great if you could provide some more information :

    1. Version of your Acrobat.
    2. Version of your OS.
    3. What are the exact steps you are performing?

    Regards,
    Sandeep

  5. STOP THE POPUPS!!! I KNOW HOW TO USE ACROBAT AND AM SICK OF ADOBE'S INCESSANT MARKETING!!!

    STOP THE POPUPS!!! I KNOW HOW TO USE ACROBAT AND AM SICK OF ADOBE'S INCESSANT MARKETING WHILE I'M TRYING TO GET WORK DONE!!!

    1 vote
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  6. STOP THE SHARE FILES WITH OTHERS POPOP

    Please stop forcing your obnoxious self-promotional popups in our faces like the "Share files with others." If I want to share files with others I will email the file to them, not use your data mining cloud.

    4 votes
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  7. "Send or receive feedback fast" popup - Please Remove

    Constantly getting a huge "Send or receive feedback fast" popup near the huge blue Share button... every time I save or edit a PDF. Very very disruptive. Please allow users to disable popups such as this.

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  8. unable to resave a PDF file

    Adobe Acrobat Pro DC is dropping Excel formatting (boxes around cells) when converted to PDF document. It also will not allow a PDF document to be changed and resaved as the same file name. You now have to save as a new file name every time, which makes it impossible to work with.

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  9. OCR Scan showing odd artifacts, numbers clipping into one another, and spaces and/or dashes in the underlining.

    We have to use Editable Text and Image for our national database to add our header on the top of pdf documents filed in our database.
    Regardless of scanner used, OCR is not is not seeing the underlines as a solid line. It looks like a bunch of underscores. This results in the numbers above it to become distorted. Sometimes the amounts are not readable.
    here are times the line comes through looking like this: _----------__
    Are settings are 300 dpi, black and white document, OCR on / Editable Text and Images, front side. We have changed the dpi…

    1 vote
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    Need Info  ·  2 comments  ·  Scanning and OCR  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  10. Option in Preferences - when a pdf is created with attachments - autodetect & change default opening view property

    Please add a default option in Preferences that auto detects that a created pdf has attachments and sets the opening property to show attachments...

    Same for bookmarks... If the native record has bookmarks for sections, have a property option to auto populate bookmarks in the pdf and set default property to open showing bookmarks

    Instead of a default property to either show attachments or bookmarks upon opening, create an option to show both bookmarks and attachments contemporaneous upon opening, if the native document has attachments and bookmarks.

    1 vote
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  11. Browsing Advanced Search Results

    In versions before Acrobat Pro DC you could scroll through advanced search results with the down arrow. Now you must select and click on the entry, a HUGE time waster and annoying step backward in Acrobat's functionality.

    3 votes
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  12. Acrobat Pro DC on Mac OS 10.14.5 Mojave won't install - error 1 / other Adobe apps working

    I tried uninstalling and reinstalling and it doesn't seem to help. PS and LR seem to be fine.
    Creative Cloud via online. New Mac 15 Pro computer. So first time opening Acrobat on here I think.
    Safari Browser 12.11.1
    No updates for MAC or Adobe needed at this time.
    Reliable internet connection.

    4 votes
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  13. Changing Default Tools on new menu

    I like the quick-access to the Tools in Acrobat, but please allow us to select WHICH 4 tools we see. The defaults are Create PDF, Export PDF, Fill&Sign, and Protect, but in my workflow, I almost never use these tools. I use Edit PDF, Combine Files, Organize Pages, and Prepare Form daily, and would very much like to have these on my front page.
    Also, I have the Mobile app already. How do I get rid of the ad asking me to download it?

    1 vote
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  14. DC disappears (crashes) after new scan

    Fujitsu fi-7160 scans disappear (crash) using the "Create new from scanner" option only. All other scanning works as intended.

    the same issue occurs with WIA or the Twain drivers. All drivers and the program is fully updated.

    Please help

    Ed Brooks


    • <Event xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/win/2004/08/events/event">

    • <System>
      <Provider Name="Application Error" />
      <EventID Qualifiers="0">1000</EventID>
      <Level>2</Level>
      <Task>100</Task>
      <Keywords>0x80000000000000</Keywords>
      <TimeCreated SystemTime="2019-05-17T17:28:02.962994900Z" />
      <EventRecordID>70746</EventRecordID>
      <Channel>Application</Channel>
      <Computer>KCO-1021.kuenzicpas.local</Computer>
      <Security />
      </System>

    • <EventData>
      <Data>Acrobat.exe</Data>
      <Data>19.12.20034.1161</Data>
      <Data>5ccb9be1</Data>
      <Data>ucrtbase.dll</Data>
      <Data>10.0.17134.319</Data>
      <Data>c1f0557a</Data>
      <Data>c0000409</Data>
      <Data>000a24cb</Data>
      <Data>4528</Data>
      <Data>01d50cd5c99f40b6</Data>
      <Data>C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Acrobat DC\Acrobat\Acrobat.exe</Data>
      <Data>C:\Windows\System32\ucrtbase.dll</Data>
      <Data>3b536a66-c051-4f0d-9b70-02f7f014d22d</Data>
      <Data />
      <Data />
      </EventData>
      </Event>

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  15. installation errors

    Hi. Our users are getting attached error when trying to install Adobe. Any idea how to fix? Thanks.

    1 vote
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  16. [Bug Report] - Acrobat DC will not open with MacOS Mojave V 10.14.4

    [Bug Report] - Acrobat DC will not open with MacOS Mojave V 10.14.4

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  17. export to excel

    When exporting to excel, there is WAY WAY WAY WAY WAY TOO MUCH wrong formatting specifically with merging cells or entering an entire page from the pdf file into cells A1 - A5 that are merged and centered with text wrapped.

    Can the pdf exporter to excel actually work so if I have a pdf file with a report that is a table 10 columns by 20 rows actually go into excel the same way and not end up being 15 columns and 8 rows due to all the excel cells merging.

    1 vote
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  18. The Acrobat DC “save as PDF” interface has been scrambled

    My computer system is MacOS 10.14.4, Acrobat version is DC (2019.020.20099). After adding fonts to macOS FontBook, the Acrobat DC “save as PDF” interface has been scrambled.

    2 votes
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    6 comments  ·  User Interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hi,

    Thanks for reporting the issue to us. Can you please provide some more details :

    1. What font did you add via macOS font book?
    2. Do you see this scrambled interface only on save dialog? Can you please go to Home / My computer/ Document Cloud/ Add an Account section on the left hand rail and let us know if you observe the same issue on these screens.

    Regards,
    Sandeep Grover

  19. Adobe Acrobat Pro 9 no longer can convert a PDF to a Jpeg, PNG toi TIFF

    Something is preventing Acrobat from converting PDFs to image files such as jpeg, png, tiff. Never had this problem before.

    Whether I do "export" or "save as' there is no file created

    Mine in 9.5.5

    1 vote
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  20. Bug - Searching for text causes the Adobe Acrobat Pro DC to close

    When I search for text in a PDF, the application begins to find instances of that text, then closes without warning or error messages.

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