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  1. Change default print options

    It would be great to change the default on the what to print option. I have an application where I need to set the default to "print current page", but it won't allow me to make a permanent change.

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    Under review  ·  rite responded

    Hi,

    Thank you for providing this feature request. Our engineering team will look into this.

    Regards,
    Ritesh

  2. Combine Files errors encountered message options

    When Acrobat encounters an error while combining files, the following message is shown. The options are Return to the File List, and Open Combined File. If the user wants to open the combined file AND review the files which caused errors, they have to combine the files twice (which can take a long time depending on the number and type of files). Note that if many files were combined, not all of the files can be seen in the main window in the background (behind the error message window). Adobe should make it possible to open the combined files AND…

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  3. Drag and Drop functionality for CSV files into PDF forms

    It would be great to have a PDF form be populated by dragging and and dropping a CSV (or other format) file onto it.

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  4. overprint

    Add Overprint Black Feature

    Suppose, a file contains 100+ pages. It's colored, then I want to ad overprint black in Acrobat DC Pro.

    This will save us from using other software & It will save our time.

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

    Hi,

    Thank you for providing this feature request. Our engineering team will look into this.

    Regards,
    Ritesh

  5. Bug Report: Save As A PDF has not been working for at least two months for Adobe Acrobat Pro DC. I hope it is fixed soon. Thanks

    When I download a pdf and use the SAVE or SAVE AS to .pdf, the save window disappears in seconds and I can't save the document.

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    1 comment  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hi,

    Sorry for the inconvenience caused to you. Can you please share the following details:

    1. Version of your Acrobat.
    2. Detailed steps to reproduce the problem.
    3. If possible share a video of the problem.

    Regards,
    Sandeep

  6. Adobe Send & Track Outlook 2016 Mac Plug-in

    I love the Adobe Send & Track plug-in for Outlook 2016 on the PC. I was just informed by someone from Adobe that this feature is not available on Macs. Could you please look into developing this feature for Macs at some point? Thank you.

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  7. Follow links in documents similar to the way links in websites are followed and contents appended to document.

    I cannot vote for the hundreds of other suggestions that suggest this same thing!!! Adobe personnel have closed them too quickly. However, I would like to be able to create a PDF from a word document (or any other document type) and have linked documents (of all types) appended to the pdf the way Acrobat does for "Create a PDF from a website" options. This is not just a "nice to have" this is a MUST HAVE and if I find a competing product that already does this, I will buy it and cease my use of Acrobat Pro.

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  8. The AcrobatDC plugin for Internet Explorer, the select region function is useless. It displays a box around the region, does nothing with it

    Fix the IE plugin "Select" feature. It shows the red line box around a screen region, does not keep the region selected, and then proceeds to make a PDF of the ENTIRE web page, not the chosen region. And it makes the PDF in landscape orientation, with all the menus, footers, headers, and junk we don't need. There seems to be no way to fix this behavior in Acrobat DC.

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    3 comments  ·  Creating PDFs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    Under review  ·  pooja . responded

    Hi,

    Thanks for your valuable feedback. We have recorded it in our database.

    Best Regards!

  9. Blur/Redact sections of a document until a password is entered to reveal detail.

    Rather than restricting the entire document with a password, for documents published to large audiences but only some need to see specific details, allow a blurred box to be included on sections of a document that can be removed if someone enters the password specifically in that section while reviewing the document.

    This would be page-specific security, not document level security. Useful on large reports that cover many areas that are distributed on different level of an organization.

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    1 comment  ·  Security & Digital signatures  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  10. 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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  11. 3D-PDF

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

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  12. 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!

  13. 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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    Under review  ·  1 comment  ·  Installation and Licensing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  14. 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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    Under review  ·  Lovekesh garg responded

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

    Thanks.

  15. 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.

  16. 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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    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!

  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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