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  1. Export to PDF with no Dialogue Box from Automated Process

    I need a way to create a PDF using an automated process that does not cause a popup window to appear. If there were a way to set the file location and file name without the dialogue box it would be very valuable to us.

    There is an application called Bullzip that provides this functionality and charges a great deal of money to provide it.

    I am attempting to use an application called Bartender to produce label images that I want saved to a file location as a pdf. The only way that I have seen it done is with…

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    0 comments  ·  Creating PDFs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. Easy edit of toolbar

    I can't see/figure out how to add the "sign pdf" icon into the main toolbar. Frustrating to click 3-4 times to just get that "tool" to show up.

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    Resolved  ·  2 comments  ·  User Interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. How do I turn OFF the side tool bar?

    What more do You need to know? How do I turn OFF the side (right side) tool bar?

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    Resolved  ·  1 comment  ·  User Interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  4. 1. Default Order when combining PDF Files

    I suppose this is a new idea, because it's not really a bug. Here's the summation of my problem/idea:

    I scan files to my email using our copy machine/scanner. I then open and combine these files into single binders using AA Pro DC. To do this, I use the "Create PDF" tool from the tools menu, and then, from the "Create a PDF from any format" menu that appears, I select the "Multiple Files" and "Combine Files" option. When I click on the "NEXT" box, I can then choose to "Add Open Files," which is the option I use most…

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  5. Apply Security Settings to Multiple Files

    You should be apply to apply security settings, i.e. password protect multiple files at once just like you can add a header/footer to multiple files at once.

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    0 comments  ·  Security & Digital signatures  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    Resolved  ·  cdas responded

    Dear User,

    You can create a new policy template from Protect—Encrypt—Manage Security Policies—New (create the new security settings that you want to apply) and save it as a template.
    You will still need to open the files individually and apply the template on each file. But this would be an easier way around.

  6. drag and drop

    With version "8" I was able to drag and drop pages from one window to another. Very useful when making changes to large documents. Reprint one corrected page as a single PDF page then drag and drop it into the final document, then delete to old page. I will miss being able to use this technique. It was fast and direct.

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  7. Add a '100% zoom' button on the main taskbar

    Pretty self-explanatory. I work with a huge amount of documents and find myself selecting the 100% zoom a lot, which makes it easy to read the document. A quick button to allow this view would make life much easier.

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  8. Add an addional field type, picture field, in the form creation feature.

    Add a new “picture” field that would allow inserting a picture type (jpg, jpg, eps, etc.) into the field. The when pasted in allow the user resizing choices such as zooming and cropping, as needed.

    I’m surprised no one has asked for this. I’m in construction and I think this would be needed for insurance forms or any field where photo documentation is being collected.

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    Resolved  ·  1 comment  ·  PDF Forms  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  9. Acrobat. Help --> Online Support --> Accessibility Resource Centre. Fails.

    Hello, there's a broken/useless link or redirect for accessibility in Acrobat. Hoping you could let me know when fixed please: goto --> Help --> Online Support --> Accessibility Resource Centre. The destination doesn't offer anything.

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    Resolved  ·  7 comments  ·  Accessibility  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  10. Add a scrollbar in password security dialog box

    Cannot access the OK button on the security details screen. I have a small screen and it is not visible.

    Read the details in the Adobe Support Case.

    Case #0189029806

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    Resolved  ·  cdas responded

    No update from user.
    Does not seem to be product issue.

  11. Square symbols don't always convert to check boxes

    I'm using Adobe Acrobat XI. I used to use Adobe Acrobat X, and encountered the same problem.

    I create some REALLY lengthy forms in Word. I apply a style with square bullets to text in Word to create a checkbox list. Then I convert the file to PDF, and then convert the PDF to a form. Every line has the same Word style with the same square symbol for its bullet, so there's nothing about the way I'm applying the formatting that's inconsistent.

    I've learned from trial and error that square bullets only convert to checkboxes if the font is…

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    0 comments  ·  PDF Forms  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    The form field detection algorithm is not perfect, and only provides a good starting point.
    You will require manual work to create fields that are not detected by Acrobat

    As a workaround, you could try inserting “Square shape” instead of bullets.
    Click Insert, click Shapes, select a shape, and then click and drag to draw the shape.

    I hope this work for you.

  12. Korean comment does not work properly

    I don't know if it happens in languages other than Korean (at least not in English).
    If I try to modify a comment, the last character I type is appended at the back.
    For example, if I wrote "Hello world" and tried to add "Hi " at the front, last character "i" is added at the back so it becomes "HHello worldi". (This does not happen in English as I said)

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    4 comments  ·  Commenting  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hi,

    Adobe Acrobat and Reader official update (20.013.20064) containing the fix for this issue is now available. This update will be automatically pushed to all existing installations of Acrobat and Reader. You may also manually trigger the update early by opening the application and going to Help > Check for Updates.
    More information about this release is here: https://helpx.adobe.com/acrobat/release-note/release-notes-acrobat-reader.html

    Please try it out and let us know your feedback!
    Thanks for your patience and support!

    Regards,
    Arvind

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  14. Option for name other than login

    It would be nice if I could enter a name to use under Identity and could indicate to use this name regardless of how I am signed into acrobat. This way, comments added using my business or personal copy of Acrobat could show the exact same name. Thank you.

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  15. Custom Toolbars

    It seems ironic that Acrobat Pro DC allows for the creation of custom toolbars, which it states can be shared with other users, when in fact there is no means currently available to share any such user enhancement. It also seems unusual that any user created toolbar is not saved to a file which the user can access so as to allow that toolbar to be instantly recreated by him/her on another machine to which s/he has access. Finally, it is also frustrating that any user-created toolbar is placed on the bottom of the list of available toolbars in the…

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  16. Force comment and form print parameters for Acrobat Pro XI for windows

    To force the print parameters comments and forms to documents and annotations.
    The users can not change this options.

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  17. PDF Page size design/editing

    Looking for a method to design the size of a page ?
    Complex to find...

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  19. Colors wiped out in most recent release.

    I am in Acrobat DC
    Architecture: x86_64
    Build: 17.9.20044.222436
    AGM: 4.30.69
    CoolType: 5.14.5
    JP2K: 1.2.2.38123

    I am looking at a file from a vendor for approval. My manager sees a 16% cyan in the background of this file on two pages. She is in Acrobat Pro X.
    I do not see this 16% cyan. It does not register in the Output Preview panel that there is any cyan on these pages. 0%. We are looking at the exact same PDF file.

    What is going on?

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  20. Bug Report: 2D Barcode not working on Mac

    A form created with LifeCycle Designer as a 2D Barcode. This Barcode is activated using Abdobe Lifecycle Reader extensions. Work on Windows and older version of the Mac, but not with the latest version (Version 2017.009.20044)

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