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  1. Icelandic OCR

    In fact, all languages supported by the open source tesseract project should be available to Adobe customers. Better yet, Adobe licenses OCR from I.R.I.S. S.A. and meanwhile Readiris 17 has support for 130 languages, including Icelandic. Time to update or lose some license restrictions and move open source. What are you paying for, other than sub-par technology? Tesseract is a project supported by Google with an Apache 2.0 license.

    Foxit and ABBYY Finereader also have support. Adobe is severely lagging behind here. The tesseract engine is particularly good at character recognition but does not have a very nice interface. There…

    8 votes
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    Resolved  ·  1 comment  ·  Scanning and OCR  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. Remove Document Preparation Dialogue

    Why would I need a dialogue box to tell me it's preparing and ready?? JUST DO IT! I don't need 15 dialogue boxes for each document open telling me about it. It's a background task; it should be in the background. This is so painfully obvious I can't understand why this dialogue box exists or why it doesn't disappear when ready instead of forcing itself on top and in the way.

    8 votes
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    5 comments  ·  Accessibility  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. revert "Save As" dialogue

    Acrobat DC's Save As dialogue is horrible. Why does this product need to differentiate from a typical Save As--even from the rest of Adobe's products? I want to immediately be able to choose Desktop or Documents or whatever, and not have to click an additional "Choose a Different Folder..." button, just because my save location does not appear in the recent short list.

    8 votes
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    4 comments  ·  User Interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  4. Make Tools easier to access

    In the new version od Adobe Acrobat (Pro DC) I can now longer show the highlight tool and other tools on the top toolbar - I need to click a few times to show the Comment tools. This wastes a lot of time.

    8 votes
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    Resolved  ·  1 comment  ·  Commenting  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  5. Tools


    1. You should be able to "pin" tool bars of your choosing and have them automatically be in your workspace when you open a pdf.

    This use to work and now does not. It is extremely frustrating.


    1. There are way too many clicks involved to open up the navigation pane. I should not have to memorize shortcuts to do such a simple task.

    8 votes
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    Resolved  ·  3 comments  ·  User Interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  6. Customize keyboard shortcuts

    Like ALL other pro Adobe apps we use, please give users the ability to customize keyboard shortcuts! Thank you.

    7 votes
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  7. 7 votes
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    15 comments  ·  Creating PDFs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  8. How do I simply create a signature and store it??? You are getting too technical and overlooking the little stuff...

    How do I simply create a signature and store it??? You are getting too technical and overlooking the little stuff..

    7 votes
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    Resolved  ·  1 comment  ·  Fill & Sign  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  9. Customize individual tool selections in toolbar

    Allow users to customize the toolbar- add some (not all) drawing markup tools, comment tools, editing tools, highlight tools, without having to add an entire group. There are tools in a group that I never use, but I must select a group and wait for it to load, rather than seeing all my frequent tools at one time.

    7 votes
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    Resolved  ·  2 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  10. Acrobat Standard DC (stand-alone) should not be trumped with Creative Cloud Acrobat Pro!!!!

    Acrobat Standard DC (stand-alone) should not be trumped with Creative Cloud Acrobat Pro subscription!!!! We use acrobat on a daily basis and bought the software for 4 computers. We bought and share 3 design software licenses because Adobe made this Creative Cloud for Teams thing. But when someone doesn't have a license, they can't use acrobat standard! Not good.... and a waste of money!

    7 votes
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    1 comment  ·  Installation and Licensing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  11. Mail feature lost

    I've just been updated to the latest Acrobat DC for Windows. It claims to have improved sharing and collaboration options,but this is not good for me. I really miss the mail icon on the toolbar leading giving me a direct option to email the file.

    6 votes
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    4 comments  ·  Share & Collaboration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    Resolved  ·  Sahil Singla responded

    Hi,

    Apologies for the inconvenience caused!
    Could you please follow the steps in the below article to use the email icon to send PDF directly as email attachment.

    Link : helpx.adobe.com/acrobat/kb/send-email-attac..

    Please let me know in case of any concerns.

    Regards,
    Sahil

  12. Emailing PDF Files

    I do not like the fact that I cannot just simply send a PDF as an email attachment any longer with the new upgrade 10-3-18.

    Having to go through all the steps of going the the share process is very inconvenient when you have to send hundreds of different PDF through the course of the day.

    6 votes
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    5 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  13. New bug wont let me edit documents, ends up being best feature so far!!

    Your software has always been terrible, no surprise there. But today I opened the garbage referred to as Adobe Acrobat Pro DC and I encountered something conflicting. It seems as if Acrobat has decided I no longer have a subscription and can't edit pdfs. Clicking on my name in the corner sends me to a web page clearly showing my subscription to Acrobat Pro DC.
    At first glance I thought this was a bug, and it probably is. But on further consideration I think this might actually be a feature. See in the past Acrobat Pro performed as expected. Start…

    6 votes
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    1 comment  ·  Installation and Licensing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  14. Cannot fix resolution problem because the Apply button isn't visible, due to resolution problem

    The banner (top of the frame) is too large, as is the Find box when you ctrl+F. When you try to fix this in the properties area, this area is also too large. I am assuming this is making an apply button run off of the visible area of the window. When i try to fix the resolution (from Auto-Detect, which I'm assuming is also part of the problem) to 100% it doesn't fix it when I close the window (which is why I assume there is an "apply" button that I cannot see or use - See Bottom of…

    6 votes
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  15. Ugh.... I hate this new interface. Where is my comment text box with arrow???

    Is there anyway to go back to the prior view? I understand that sometimes updates need to be done, however, existing functionality should not be taken away.

    6 votes
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    Resolved  ·  2 comments  ·  Commenting  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  16. It would be great to set a default font AND color when editing a document.

    It would be great to set a default font AND color when editing a document.

    6 votes
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    Resolved  ·  2 comments  ·  Editing PDFs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  17. 6 votes
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    7 comments  ·  Commenting  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    Resolved  ·  Ammar responded

    User has not responded since long. Assuming resolved.

  18. Program crashes when trying to use Highlighter or Stamp feature.

    Some bug in my Acrobat Pro DC prevents me from using the Highlighter feature. Click on the button, go to text to highlight and program crashes. See attached doc for the crash report. Same kind of thing when I try to use the Stamp feature. Click on Stamp, go the the Standard Business, click the VOID stamp, go to doc and program crashes. See doc2 for the crash report. What can I do?

    6 votes
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  19. Enable a way to have a drop down menu blank (no items selected) until clicked

    Please enable a way to have the drop down menus on PDF forms blank until clicked on. If the item list has three or less items, you can click the blank space (Under dropdown properties > options > item list) but if there are four or more list items, one of them is always selected and shows on the drop down list (not blank.)

    6 votes
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    Resolved  ·  1 comment  ·  PDF Forms  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  20. Display navigation pane by default

    We still desperately need to be able to show the navigation bar by default. I understand that certain features of it may not be available due to settings in the PDF. I use this program to view 99% of the time and it's a real hassle clicking around every time, to show the thumbnails.

    Every rudimentary viewer allows thumbnails to be shown by default and I believe previous versions of Acrobat did as well.

    Please allow this navigation pane and the selected tab to be sticky.

    6 votes
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