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  1. 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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    Under review  ·  1 comment  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. [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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    3 comments  ·  Scanning and OCR  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. 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

  4. 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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    0 comments  ·  Scanning and OCR  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    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.

  5. 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!

  6. 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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    Under review  ·  0 comments  ·  Editing PDFs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  7. 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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    0 comments  ·  Fill & Sign  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  8. 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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    Under review  ·  0 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  9. 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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    Under review  ·  1 comment  ·  Installation and Licensing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  10. Make it easier tobookmark pages in thumnail view

    Make it easier tobookmark pages in thumnail view

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    Under review  ·  2 comments  ·  Page Operations  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  11. Bug: Acrobat file created by InDesign export cannot be reduced in size; hangs Acrobat

    A PDF which was created via an InDesign export, cannot be reduced in size in Adobe Acrobat Pro DC. It hangs Acrobat during the Reduce in Size option.

    I have isolated the cause of the problem to the final letter "x" that was added at the end of the text in the Indesign CC file.. I will try to see if I can attach that file. I have attached a ZIP-compressed Adobe InDesign CC 2018 package. I have also attached the PDF file.

    This problem is keeping me from reducing in size a very large file.

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    Under review  ·  8 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  12. Calander.

    Add an option to insert a calendar rather than type in a date

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  13. Post From to Social Media Button

    Add a functionality option to form buttons that would allow for posting to social media (Facebook, Twitter etc.). This would allow the user to post an image of the form to social media (without the button showing) This would allow designers to create "form templates" that would allow the users even in Reader to post to social media.

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    Under review  ·  1 comment  ·  PDF Forms  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  14. Distiller does not show all presets and not sorted

    I have several settings/presets saved in the folder:

    /Users/saschabucher/Library/Application Support/Adobe/Adobe PDF/Settings

    But only some of them are showing up in the Distiller settings dropdown where you can set the preset. The ones showing up are not even in the alphabetic order. This is maybe related to the issue in InDesign where the script panel is also not anymore ordered.

    This is may just cased by OSX High Sierra and SSD.

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

    Hi,

    Thanks for your valuable feedback.
    For Distiller setting dropdown not in alphabetic order we have logged a bug in our database.
    And Setting which are not showing in dropdown this is not reproducible at our end. Can you please try reinstalling and updating Acrobat if its not updated to latest version? Let us know if this issue is still there.

    Best Regards!

  15. Convert Colors progress bar shows incorrect page number

    When converting colors on a multi-page PDF file, after clicking OK, the progress bar that appears starts with showing "Converting Page 0" when it should be "Converting Page 1". Probably just using the pages array index (being zero based).

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  16. designer's pdf inspector

    It would be great to have a pdf inspection mode to easily select items in the pdf and get printing specs on it like the ink type (pms, cmyk) and color used (pms 281, C100M60Y0K6), the font, the resolution of an image as dpi at the current used size, etc.

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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.

    However,Before printing you can check default value through:
    Go to ‘PrintProduction>outputPreview’
    Select ObjectInspector from preview drop down and you can check default value.
    Hope this will serve you purpose.
    Please keep updating.

    Best Regards!

  17. Bug report: In Acrobat Pro DC, PDF size reduction hangs app

    In Acrobat Pro DC, I try to reduce the size of a PDF file and Acrobat hangs. I have to Force Quit Acrobat. The PDF was originally an export from InDesign CC.

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

    Thanks lee for reporting. We are also trying to reproduce the issue on our end, meanwhile it would be great if you can attach the indesign CC file.

  18. If I try to save a document with a different name the program crashes.

    If I try to save a document with a different name the program crashes.

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

    Hi we are not able to reproduce the problem in house.
    Can you elaborate little more here and also please provide the version of Acrobat you are using.

  19. Feature request

    When you insert a page into a document, make the default directory for the document to be inserted the same as the document it is being inserted into. Or allow the user to set preferences that include this.

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    0 comments  ·  Page Operations  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    Under review  ·  Vivek Chandra responded

    Hi

    Thanks for your valuable feedback. We have shared your concern with the team and we will look into this.

    Regards
    Vivek

  20. Logical presentation of figures

    Hello

    When generating separate PDF files from a PDF with multiple pages (in my case a 240-page catalog), a number (or folio) is assigned to each page as .... x for units, ..XX for tens, .*** for hundreds, etc.
    Which gives: 1, 10, 100, etc.

    Is it possible for Acrobat to name pages rather like this: 000X, 00XX, 0XXX?
    Which would give: 0001, 0010, 0100, etc.

    List files for a Windows user do not appear in logical order and the user is forced to rename the PDFs by adding zeros in front of the units and tens (a time-consuming job).

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