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  1. Acrobat DC is disabling the lights when vertex colors are used in the U3D input file, is there any way to overcome this?

    I have created a U3D file with a mesh and vertex colors. I have created a PDF file using the Latex tool.
    When opening the PDF file in Acrobat DC, I see that the lightning is disabled. This does not happen when the U3D file uses material colors instead of vertex colors.

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  2. 3D-PDF

    Warum fehlt bei der neuesten Version die Möglichkeit aus den 3D-Dateien eine 3D-PDF zu erstellen?

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  3. BE able to save Sections as a PDF rather than the whole document when PRINT action does not allow subsections to be saved through printer di

    BE able to save multiple subsections and bookmarked Sections as a PDF rather than the whole document when PRINT action does not allow subsections to be saved through printer dialogue. Going to save as just saves the whole document again. NOT the selected Subsection or multiple pages.

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    0 comments  ·  Printing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    Under review  ·  pooja . responded

    Hi,

    Thanks for your valuable feedback.
    We have recorded it as a feature request in our database.
    However saving multiple pages to PDF option is there. You can give selected pages in ‘Pages’ option on print dialog.

    Best Regards!

  4. Platform confusion

    I recently got a new machine and moved my DC pro account over. Turns out I somehow ended up with the classic version and spent a few hours trying to figure out why I was having a lack of features on this new install. I'm just really annoyed that something so simple as notifying me that I'm not installing the right variant of a purchased product has cost me so much time.

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  5. Improved text scanning

    Preprocess text scans by determining the fix width used for spaces recognizing that the gaps between words can be integral spaces. Use that information to bound the locations containing characters within a box which have no room for one or more space between them.

    During later text scanning make the presumption that the box contains text only and no spaces so that "2012" is not scanned as two fields such as "20 " and "12 " or as "20 I " and "2". Recognition of space wideth can also be used to determine with greater accuracy when some blob is…

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    0 comments  ·  Scanning and OCR  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    Under review  ·  Lovekesh garg responded

    Thanks for the suggestion. We will look into this. We will update you once there is an update.

    Thanks.

  6. Improved scanning process.

    Preprocces to recognize features of forms such as boxes with or without checks and the boxes around fields.

    I scan image documents to be able to search for technical reviews or to export them to excel, access, or word. Current situation: On forms empty or full check boxes are frequently recognized as text and the text is wrong and takes a long time to correct. The same occurs with text near boundaries around form fields. If form type features such as check boxes and field boundaries can be recognized by a scanning algorithm very different from the small box scan…

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    Under review  ·  Lovekesh garg responded

    Thanks for the suggestion. We will look into this. We will update you once there is an update.

    Thanks.

  7. Quick Print

    Nearly every tool and application I use has the ability to differentiate between Print and Print Preview. In some apps, Print can be referred to Quick Print. Either way, whether Print, or Quick Print, the idea is to print the object without going through the full Print dialogue, it basically prints the object using the last-used parameters.

    Print Preview on the other hand, provides a full menu of choices and is the full printing dialogue.

    I no longer have Acrobat Pro installed on any working machines, so I can't confirm this, but I thought Pro had this time-saving capability.

    So…

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    0 comments  ·  Printing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    Under review  ·  pooja . responded

    Hi,

    Thanks for your valuable feedback. We have recorded it in our database. We will get back to you in case of any update.

    Best Regards!

  8. Acrobat add-in for Office create pdf from part of document

    I would like to be able to create a pdf using only part of a document using the Acrobat add-in for Microsoft Office.

    It is important that the section of the document contain all the bookmarks relevant to that sections.

    Extracting pages from the full document leads to a pdf with no bookmarks.

    The only way I've found so far is to delete the unwanted pages and then to delete the unwant4ed bookamerks.

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  9. Acrobat Reader/Pro do not properly support word-by-word selection in macOS


    1. Open a PDF containing text in Acrobat Reader or Acrobat (18) in macOS (10.12.6) on the Mac (also applies to other versions).

    2. In order to select a string of words, double-click on the first word and, without releasing the mouse button, drag in the required direction to extend the selection.

    Expected Result: Acrobat should select the word you double-clicked on, and THEN extend the selection word by word based on the direction of the dragging.

    Observed Result: Acrobat selects the word you double-clicked on, and then fails to extend the selection.

    The only way to select a string of words…

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  10. Viewable layers or levels of content on single page

    We use text boxes or callout tool to "balloon" customer prints with several different colors representing the type of feature or dimension. Would like to be able to view the different colors by "groups" or "layers" in any combination. Current use of layers does not work as it imports each separate ballooned print over the other and are only visible by toggling between but not in combination with each other. Have talked to adobe direct and verified there is no support for this type of function at this time. Seems like a simple feature to me, we have used this…

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  11. Bug: "Combine files" dialog keeps popping up

    Steps to reproduce:
    1. In Acrobat, click on "Combine files into a single PDF".
    2. Choose files to combine and press "Combine files".

    Environment: macOS 10.13.3, Acrobat Pro DC (2015.006.30417)

    Expected result:
    - Files are combined into a single PDF, which is shown in open window.
    - Nothing else.

    Observed result:
    - Files are combined into a single PDF, which is shown in open window.
    - The "Combine Files" box opens again. Even after clicking on "Cancel", the box re-opens.
    - Only clicking on the red cross in the top right-hand corner closes the window.

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  12. Bug Report - Using Tools (esp Redact tool) causes wheel of death. HELP

    Hi I'm having continual issues with using the Redact and Combine tools. Whenever I use these tools and attempt to save the document, I get the wheel of death and have to force close Adobe. When I go to where I saved the document, I get an error message saying "There was an error opening this document. The file is damaged and could not be repaired."

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  13. [Bug report] Unable to locate the Paper Capture recognition service under Acrobat DC Pro

    Fail to locate the path of OCRLibraryInf.dll.

    Problem exists every time when attempting to export a PDF file to .docx file or text recognition under "Enhance Scans" tab

    I have attempted to restart the computer and even reinstall the software/ perform cleaner tool, but the problem remains unsolved.

    Environment: Windows 10 Home 64bit version
    Other related applications: Readiris Pro 15, Acrobat X Pro, Adobe CS6 Design and Web Premium

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  14. Faster loading of Signature Image File

    It takes to long loading signature image file, after start-up of Acrobat.

    It may be the file, which is lightweight, or sync with online account in general at that moment.

    4 grey blue squares rotate aout 3-5 sec.

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    2 comments  ·  Fill & Sign  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hi,

    Thanks for reporting this issue. We have informed this to our engineering team and will let you know in case of any updates.

    Regards,
    Sandeep

  15. I SPENT TWO DAYS SCANNING TWO VERY LARGE FILES INTO THE COMPUTER, NOW IM GETTNG AN ERROR SAYING THAT THE FILES COULD NOT BE OPENED OR REPAIR

    I SCANNED A VERY LARGE AMOUNT OF PAPERWORK APPROXIMATELY 400 PAGES INTO MY COMPUTER YESTERDAY AND TODAY AND NOW I CANNOT OPEN THE ITEMS (2) WARNING SAYS "ERROR CANNOT OPEN FILES DAMAGED AND CANNOT BE REPAIRED" WHAT CAN I DO? IS THERE A WAY I CAN RETRIEVE MY WORK AND POSSIBLE BREAK IT DOWN INTO SMALLER SEGMENTS?

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    Under review  ·  Lovekesh garg responded

    Hi,
    We need some information to understand and resolve this issue:
    - Acrobat version
    - Scanner details
    - Scan settings
    - Number of pages scan
    - Does it happen for small files also or only for these bulk scanned files.

    Thanks.

  16. Allow selecting sheets I want when combining macro enabled excel sheets

    Allow users to select which sheets they need when combining macro enabled excel sheets like it does when combining non macro enabled excel sheets.

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    0 comments  ·  Creating PDFs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hi,

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

    With Best Regards!

  17. convert fonts to outlines as a simple function

    dear, it is very frustrating to have to convert fonts to outlines through the process of placing watermark and flattening transparency.
    don't you want to add a simple function for converting fonts to outlines?
    thank you very much

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  18. To have the option to turn off messages when I add/or place a signature

    To have the option to turn off messages when I add/or place a signature, really annoying. Otherwise, I like the product, I use it everyday

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  19. Can't save Extracted page

    Working on a MAC (mac OS High Sierra v 10.13.2 updated 12.14.17) in Acrobat Pro DC v2018.009.20050
    I think this problem started right after OS update.
    Open a PDF document, extract a page, and now want to save that page.
    A Save As PDF window opens but it is empty and you can't do anything. If you try it too many times it will lock up acrobat and you have to force quit. Does the same thing if you want to do a save as to an existing file and rename etc. Screenshot attached.

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  20. Better support for VDI/Virtualized environments

    Now that users need to authenticate towards the Creative Cloud it should be possible to be able to roll out Adobe products on VDI environments utilzing Non Persistent Linked clones.

    The problem is that Adobe still uses the machine ID in the licensing. In a non persistent environment the machine ID changes each time the user logs on. Instead Adobe should re-authenticate the user and activate the Adobe products each time a user log on. Information about the users credentials should be stored in the roaming part of the userprofile.

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