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  1. Drawing basic shapes in Edit PDF view

    Can we please have the ability to draw real shapes (rectangles,circles, etc) in the Edit PDF view? I know that we can draw these shapes in the Comment view but it's not good enough - doing it that way makes it impossible to adjust certain aspects of the shapes (like, "Send to Back" or "Bring to Front" - those options do not exist in the Comments view, but when you go to the Edit PDF view, shapes that were drawn in the Comments view are untouchable. They are always on Top and obscure anything else that is in the PDF…

    26 votes
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    Under review  ·  4 comments  ·  Editing PDFs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. HIghlighting Text

    For the highlight function, there should be the ability to change colors easily. Right now the process is cumbersome and time-consuming. When I have to be able to access my highlighted test for citations, it would be wonderful to be able to export to word documents with a click.

    25 votes
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    3 comments  ·  Commenting  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Apologies for the inconvenience caused!
    We have been looking into this issue, will let you know once we plan to release the fix.

    Regards,
    Arvind

  3. Editing or creating new stamps involves too many steps

    I'm required to fill in a lot of forms with my signature and the date. And since the date always changes, I edit my signature image in PSD and then bring it in to Acrobat and make (or edit) a stamp. But in Acrobat the process of editing a stamp with a new image is grueling! ... 10 steps! (see attached).

    24 votes
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    Planned  ·  1 comment  ·  Commenting  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  4. Integrate with Google Drive and Google Keep

    I host a G Suites account for my business and it would be great it Adobe & G Suite integrated together for auto-saving and collaboration with documents

    23 votes
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    Under review  ·  4 comments  ·  Cloud Storage  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  5. Shortcut for Create PDF from Scan

    Create shortcut on Home page to "Create PDF from Scan". A lot of users primarily use Acrobat to create pdfs from paper. It shouldn't take 4 mouse clicks to get this done. Also, there is now no way to use keyboard shortcuts to effect a scan. Alt-F-R-S is as far as one can go because the new blue Scan button does not have a keyboard shortcut.

    23 votes
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    Under review  ·  3 comments  ·  Scanning and OCR  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  6. Acrobat Pro DC (AcroCEF) eating up 21GB of memory and CPU time on Mac

    When macs left unattended and Acrobat pro running the application increasing consumes CPU time and memory. Coming in the next morning my machine is extremely slow to respond. This is happening on two mac machines I use.. one Sierra 10.12.6 and one High sierra. Both machine regularly use MS office applications and Saffari and Chrome browsers. Both utilize Mcafee. Acrobat will not close unless being forced to do so.

    22 votes
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    Under review  ·  25 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  7. Highlighting / Marking Text

    Please create an option in Acrobat DC Pro for highlighting and/or marking text without also automatically creating a pop up comment.

    22 votes
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    9 comments  ·  Commenting  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    Need Info  ·  Ammar responded

    Please let us know if the issue is resolved.

  8. Export to Microsoft Word


    1. Open a PDF document with Arabic content.


    2. This PDF was generated from InDesign CC2017. Arabic fonts used is a good True Type and OpenType fonts. Macintosh 10.11.2 / Acrobat DC Build: 15.23.20056.213124


    3. When exporting to MS Office format, we expect to have a decent conversion as we see with PDFs that has English content.


    4. I opened resulted Word document in MS. Word on Windows, Text Edit on Mac, Apple Preview. The result varies, but generally Arabic text doesn't convert properly, most words scrambled and fragmented.


    22 votes
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    Under review  ·  10 comments  ·  Exporting PDFs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  9. Acrobat DC crashes hourly Running Mojave

    Adobe Acrobat DC is just an awful counter-productive tool now in Mojave. It crashes hourly (if not more often) just doing normal very simple tasks that I would normally be able to do in previous Mac OS. It doesn't matter if Im just reviewing a pdf made by someone else, creating a PDF from INDD, adding notes to a supplied PDF, etc etc etc ... it just constantly crashes. No warning, no error, just crash... program just quits out. So counter productive now its killing us as a company. PLEASE FIX!!!

    21 votes
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    38 comments  ·  User Interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  10. Newly Installed Acrobat Pro DC Keeps Closing After 10-20 Sec Without Error Message

    I just installed Acrobat Pro DC and the it keeps shutting down after running only 10-20 seconds. I can occasionally open a file quickly enough, but after opening file, Pro DC then shuts down. Went through Adobe troubleshooting (checked updates, Distiller, repair installation), but problem persists. Note that I did NOT set Pro DC as my default program for PDF files. My original Acrobat Pro XI is running fine.

    21 votes
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    Need Info  ·  34 comments  ·  Installation and Licensing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  11. Extract Pages - WITHOUT thumbnail view!

    Trying to select which pages to extract by clicking on thumbnails is next to impossible. Whoever thought of this system has never tried to extract multiple non-consecutive pages from a large document - they all look the same when shrunk to 1 inch tall. Can we just extract by highlighting bookmarks?

    21 votes
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    9 comments  ·  Page Operations  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  12. 20 votes
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    Under review  ·  21 comments  ·  Fill & Sign  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  13. Can't save a simple change without having to 'save as' and rename the document

    If you go into a saved document and change something you cannot save it you have to save it as a completely separate document. i.e. I edit one line to be italicized and hit save and I get a pop up error that states, "The file may be read-only, or another user may have it open. Please save the document with a different name or in a different folder.

    1) I am the only user
    2) I created the .pdf document yesterday and did NOT make it read-only.

    20 votes
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    Need Info  ·  7 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  14. Where is the ability to "Track Changes"?!

    You are missing a most basic editing feature: The ability to display additions or deletes to text in a pdf, as in Word's "Track Changes". How does a client see my edits to their document? Really! Will this be rectified?

    20 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Editing PDFs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    Under review  ·  Bilal Ansari responded

    Thank you for the feedback. I have forwarded your request to the engineering team. They will reach out to you if any more information is needed.

  15. Edit PDF in Adobe Pro DC online

    The online version of Adobe Pro DC needs to have an edit function for existing PDFs. Especially ones that were created in the desktop version of Pro DC. You are unable to continue working on a PDF that you created on the desktop, but need to do an update or edit to that file away from your desktop/office.

    20 votes
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    Under review  ·  Bilal Ansari responded

    Thank you for the feedback. I have forwarded your request to the engineering team. They will reach out to you if any more information is needed.

  16. Save/Save new PDF not working

    Save. 'Save as'. CMD + S. It doesn't matter how I attempt, I cannot save regular PDFs from inside Acrobat. I have to create an 'optimized PDF' in order to save any of my work inside of Acrobat. I have been loving the functionality of the new Acrobat, but now I can't even save. Very frustrating.

    20 votes
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    Under review  ·  10 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  17. Add proper LongPath support

    Adobe fails to open files when a file path & name exceed MAX_PATH. Windows no longer has a hard path character limit if the LongPathsEnabled key is set in the registry. See https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/desktop/fileio/naming-a-file#maximum-path-length-limitation

    Modern applications are adopting this new standard with the mentioned file management hooks provided by the OS.

    Adobe is falling behind in this regard. Please add proper Long Path support.

    19 votes
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  18. Adobe Admin Console

    In Adobe Admin Console it would be nice have a date when licence has been assigned to user and also history of licences (When, by who and to whom was licence assigned). Also I would like to see user activity log. When last time user used application.

    19 votes
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  19. Allow larger file sizes than 10 MB

    The current limit of 10MB seems fairly small in today's age. Previous explanations that the document will be emailed and/or opened on mobile devices that can't handle large files is pretty much moot now, because both can typically handle larger files (say 25-40 MB).

    19 votes
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  20. Add iCloud Drive as an option in Storage Accounts

    I use iCloud Drive for file sharing and iCloud Drive is not listed as an option of connected cloud storage.

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    Under review  ·  5 comments  ·  Cloud Storage  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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