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  1. Ability to justify text boxes and form fields to each other -aligned top/right/left/bottom

    Currently there is no easy way to create a form from scratch with numerous lines and fields. It is easier to create it in Word and then export it, but then there are issues with editing and aligning field boxes to the text. Please make a feature to snap the text boxes to field boxes so they line up perfectly and quickly.

    7 votes

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    Need Info  ·  1 comment  ·  PDF Forms  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. Freehand Highlighter

    I recently discovered the new feature in Acrobat Pro DC that allows me to use the highlight tool to highlight "text" in a scanned pdf that has not been ocr'd. I tried to use it today but it would not work. Was the awesome feature removed? If so it should be brought back!

    7 votes

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    Need Info  ·  4 comments  ·  Commenting  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. "Content preparation progress" takes too long

    Whenever opening pdf file, Acrobar Pro DC always shows a window titled as 'content preparation progress". This takes too long and blocks file content & makes hard to read file content.
    Sometimes several minutes, sometimes forever!
    This needs to be improved.

    7 votes

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    Need Info  ·  13 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  4. Export to MS Word without putting every **** piece of text in a text box

    I can see certain documents were created in MS Word with simple follow on/flowing text and standard paragraph styles ie no **** text boxes. Even with the export options turned off, Acrobat does this incredibly annoying export to text boxes where it is simply run-on (flowing) text. You then have to extract the text, box by box to get the document to be in an editable form. Even exporting to rtf has similar issues. Exporting to plain text means you have to format.

    In the end, you waste valuable time either extracting the text or having to reformat the text…

    7 votes

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    4 comments  ·  Exporting PDFs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  5. Adobe DC Freezes when opens/signs into CC

    Whenever I open Adobe Acrobat DC, within 10 seconds of it being open/as soon as it shows my name sign in, in the top right corner, I get the spinning wheel and app completely freezes and im have to force quit. EVERY TIME, DC is un-usable. I've uninstalled, reinstalled countless time, restarted, shutdown, nothing.

    CC is up to date
    Running on MAC OS 10.11.6 (el capitan)

    7 votes

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    Need Info  ·  3 comments  ·  Installation and Licensing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  6. language tags lost

    When importing pages from other PDF's, any language identifiers associated with the individual accessibility tags should be imported. Currently the language tags are lost for the documents inserted. Adbobe Acrobat Pro and Adobe DC

    6 votes

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    4 comments  ·  Page Operations  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hi,
    I have shared your concern with Engineering team. Meanwhile Please share some sample documents via weblink which you are trying to combine so that we can fix it for you.

    Thanks
    Rachit

  7. BUG - Converting emails to PDF does not include jpg attachments

    I updated to Adobe Pro 2017 and using Outlook 2013 with all current updates. When I use the Adobe PDF Maker in Outlook it will not include any jpeg files. I have verified the conversion settings are correct, I have even tried dragging a group of emails into "combine files" in Adobe 2017 but regardless the jpeg attachments to not transfer.

    PLEASE HELP - I need the complete emails with all attachments for a legal case. I even purchased evermap to convert the attachments in a portfolio to PDF so they can be bates stamped. BUT if the attachment is…

    6 votes

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    5 comments  ·  Creating PDFs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  8. What a hunk of **** this program is. Slow, cumbersome, won't let me look at my own documents without signing in, you've destroyed this and

    Quit using this hunk of **** software. You've become microsoft. What a terrible, slow, cumbersome, bothersome package you've created.

    6 votes

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    Need Info  ·  1 comment  ·  Installation and Licensing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  9. Acrobat shows "Program not responding" on every single pdf file I open running windows 10 64bit.

    Acrobat shows "Program not responding" on every single pdf file I open running windows 10 64bit. Please fix your ****** software

    6 votes

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    Need Info  ·  5 comments  ·  Installation and Licensing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  10. Signatures

    When creating a signature for example drawning your own. Would be great if you could add a feature to save the exactly same signature across your devices. Because you want the signature that you draw look the same.

    6 votes

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    Need Info  ·  1 comment  ·  Adobe Sign  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  11. Enhanced security breaks printing

    Several of our clients who use Adobe Acrobat Pro DC have complained of issues printing PDF's. After troubleshooting the issue we found the cause to be the Enhanced Security option located in Security (Enhanced) in the Preferences. If this option is enabled, disabling it allows our staff to print. We even came to a point where we had to enable it and then disable it to fix printing. This issue seems to have started several weeks ago.

    OS affected:
    Windows 10 Pro
    Windows 7 Pro

    6 votes

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    Need Info  ·  3 comments  ·  Security & Digital signatures  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  12. (Not Responding)

    (Not Responding) - Too common now. Miss the old days before the latest round of updates. Fast load. Now have to wait about a minute before working on a document while ? happens and ties up resources. Thanks

    6 votes

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    Need Info  ·  5 comments  ·  Installation and Licensing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  13. Bug: Reader DC 20.006.20034 Still Holds Lock On Files After Closing File Tabs

    Using Windows 10 Home Version 1909 OS Build 18363.657, when I have a PDF file or multiple PDF files open in Reader DC, and when I close the tab of a file and then try to do something with that file in Windows Explorer, such as rename or delete or move or change it any way, I cannot do so because Windows 10 thinks there is still a lock on the file and throws a pop-up dialog that says to "Close the file and try again." The only way I can get the lock released is by closing Reader DC…

    5 votes

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    4 comments  ·  User Interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hi,

    Sorry for the issue that you are facing here.

    Do you have Windows Explorer Preview turned on in your explorer window ? If yes, can you please try after switching the windows explorer off and see if that works fine ?
    Also Try to close the explorer window and then try and then try to do any operation on that file in a different exporer window
    Let me know further.

    Thanks
    Ayush Jain

  14. Icon in window frame invisibile/undraggable (Osx)

    After last update (Osx and CC 2020) there is no icon on the top of the opened documents frame in Acrobat. Usually, to speed the work, I export PDF from Indesign, automatically they open in Acrobat and I drag the icon to Skype. Loosing this ability I must find the document in the finder every time.
    Someone know if there is a solution to restore this function?
    Thank you

    5 votes

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    5 comments  ·  User Interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hi,

    Thanks for Reaching out to us.
    Please check the list of known issues here : https://helpx.adobe.com/acrobat/kb/compatibility-with-macos-10-15-catalina.html

    We also have a workaround for it to have it get re-Enabled.

    Please use the plist file from here : https://documentcloud.adobe.com/link/track?uri=urn%3Aaaid%3Ascds%3AUS%3A0f2d56db-9d37-442b-b6e1-bd7f26d88c36

    Please Extract the zip and use as instructed on the helpx link.
    Let me know if that helps

    Thanks
    Ayush

  15. No way to correct OCR errors in Acrobat pro DC

    There is a major problem with OCR in Acrobat Pro CD. I have recognized (OCR) text in many documents. They still contain a lot of recognition errors in the hidden text used for search. When I try to use the function/tool "Correct Recognized text" (translated from Norwegian), I get a message saying that there are no suspected errors. It is not possible to correct the remaining errors. This is just stupid, there is no 100% correct OCR program, there are lots of errors in the recognized text. There must be a way to fix the remaining errors, but your technical…

    5 votes

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  16. Ability to search a number of PDFs together without combining them, needed for searching bank statements for a whole year

    Search for text across a number of PDFs together without combining them, needed for searching bank statements for a whole year or similar. Acrobat DC 2019.

    5 votes

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  17. Make Adobe Acrobat 100% ADA compliant so Blind users can actually use it

    Currently, Adobe Acrobat Pro DC is not 100% ADA compliant. Specifically, one cannot create or edit PDFs if one uses a screen reader to navigate around their computer screen (i.e. is blind/visually impaired). I currently use JAWS 2018, Windows 10, and have Acrobat Pro DC. I've attempted to create and edit from combining PDFs, using copies, etc. I've even tried using some of your tutorial items to test with and have had the same results (ex. Bodea's Brochure -- the brochure your website tutorial has specifically for practicing editing).

    5 votes

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  18. Tried to delete a page from Organize Pages and Error message comes back saying "An Incorrect Structure was found in the PDF file"

    Tried to delete a page from Organize Pages and Error message comes back saying "An Incorrect Structure was found in the PDF file"

    5 votes

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    7 comments  ·  Page Operations  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    Need Info  ·  Bilal Ansari responded

    Hi,
    Apologies for the inconvenience caused. Could you try the following and see if it resolves the issue:
    1. Right click on the left hand pane.
    2. Select Tags.
    3. Select the first item in the list labelled ‘Tags’.
    4. Press Delete.
    5. Now try and delete the pages.

    Also, could you send the PDF for us to analyze?

  19. Clean recent files list

    I often receive PDFs but after opening them, decide not to keep them and delete them. Nevertheless, the file name still appears on the Recent File List when I say I want to open a file for editing. This makes it harder to find still existing files that I want to edit. At the minimum, be able to click on a file name on the Recent File List to highlight it and then delete that name (via Delete key or pulldown option). Even better would be to also add a option that I can click on that highlights files on…

    5 votes

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  20. Floating tool bar

    How do I set my preferences so that the floating, transparent, toolbar at the bottom of my page NEVER shows.

    5 votes

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    4 comments  ·  User Interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hi,

    Thanks for reaching out to us for your concerns.
    I would like to let you know that kindly update to latest available version of reader by doing a Help → Check for updates.

    The Floating HUD toolbar will then be docked automatically into your Top toolbar.

    Let me know if that solves your concerns

    Ayush Jain

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