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  1. Why did you change the tool section, I have to make 3 tomes as many steps now to find all the tools I use to have right on the toolbar?

    Allow us to put the tools back on the tool bar without having to click on tools we don't need

    5 votes

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    2 comments  ·  Page Operations  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    Need Info  ·  Vivek Chandra responded

    Hello Wayne

    You can just add the more frequently tools to the Quick Tools on top. Alternately you can just search for the tool you need in the Search box in Right Hand Panel.

    Please let us know if this helps.

  2. Adobe acrobat delete of text

    I open up my pdf file and try to delete some of my text, some does delete and some other text also deletes, but then it appears under the text like it is embedded in the background of the pdf. Can anyone help please?

    5 votes

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    0 comments  ·  Adobe Sign  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hello,

    Sorry for the delay in response.
    Is this issue happening with all the files? This may happen if the file was a scanned document.
    Make sure you have updated your application to the latest update and try again. Let us know how it works at your end.

  3. Bug: Save as not working: "The File may be read-only, or another user may have it open.

    Unable to "save-as," export, or e-sign a PDF document.

    Error message when trying to export as another PDF file type, or as another PDF with normal "save as":

    "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."

    I am using Acrobat 9 Pro on a Mac OS Sierra 10.12.6.

    5 votes

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    Need Info  ·  5 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  4. DC PRO constantly crashes

    DC Pro is totally unreliable, whether creating a pdf, trying to access a pdf or saving the program displays "DC Pro not responding. Happens very frequently making the program useless. Have worked with support 3 times no resolve. Occurs on both my WIN10 and WIN7 computers, never had a problem with ver 7 through 10. Pay lots for DC team but will have to look for another vendor.

    5 votes

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    Need Info  ·  5 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  5. 5 votes

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    3 comments  ·  Printing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    Need Info  ·  rite responded

    Hi Tsutomu,

    Sorry for the inconvenience. Please share a PDF document which you are using to rite@adobe.com

    Please also mention your Acrobat version.

    regards,
    Ritesh

  6. Enable Accessibility options automatically during save.

    We need a way to setup adobe Pro to automatically utilize the accessbility scanner when saving a doc to become more ADA compliant.

    Out of the box, this should be a feature we can turn on.

    4 votes

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    0 comments  ·  Accessibility  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hi,
    Thanks for connecting with us. I have raised your request to the higher management. We do not plan to implement in the near future but we have kept it in our bucket and you may see it future releases.

    Thanks
    Rachit

  7. Issue in arabic language when converting pdf files excel

    When i try to convert files from pdf to excel, i have an issue in Arabic text it displayed in reverse.
    Note:
    Check the attached file pls.

    4 votes

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    Need Info  ·  1 comment  ·  Exporting PDFs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  8. I can't place my signature in my document using fill and sign. It seems trying to open the signature pic

    This is a bug or a malfunction, not an idea.
    I can't place a signature in my document

    4 votes

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    1 comment  ·  Fill & Sign  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hi,

    Can you please provide the following details :

    1. Please ensure you are on the latest version of Acrobat. Go to Help > Check for Updates.
    2. Is the issue reproducible for all PDF’s or some specific PDF. If possible can you please share a sample file.
    3. Are you shown any error? can you provide a snapshot of the same.

    Regards,
    Sandeep

  9. Acrobat Reader for Mac does not expose an Accessibility Tree to VoiceOver

    Acrobat for Windows reads tagged PDF (aka PDF/UA) files and exposes an accessibility tree to assistive tech such as NVDA, Narrator, JAWS etc.

    Acrobat for Mac does not do this. (And neither does Preview, or Safari). This means that the 'portable' document format is not accessible to Mac screen reader users at all. You can get the text nodes, but none of the semantic tags are respected.

    Why is there such a discrepancy between accessibility support on the Mac vs. Windows versions of Acrobat Reader?
    That's not what 'portable' means! Please address this as soon as possible.

    4 votes

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    4 comments  ·  Accessibility  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  10. Add a button or menu option to set Adobe Acrobat to reopen all documents opened in a previous session.

    Add a button or menu option to set Adobe Acrobat to reopen all documents opened in a previous session.

    4 votes

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    1 comment  ·  User Interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hi,

    If your Previous session had any PDF’s launched when it was last Closed, then there is a Menu item Under File→ Reopen PDFs from Last Session which will open the pdfs that were launched in your previous session before closing.

    Attaching a snapshot to help you with.

    Also there is a Preference unde Edit→Preferences→General which ould automatically open the PDFs from the last sesssion as you Open the Acrobat / Reader application. Here is more info on that : https://helpx.adobe.com/acrobat/using/whats-new.html#PreferencetoreopenPDFsfromthelastAcrobatsession

    Hope this resolves your concern ?

    -Ayush Jain

  11. I want to compare documents that are signed. I want to identify the differences - !!! Not change them !!! Why is this not available?

    I want to compare signed documents. I don't want to change them - just compare to identify changes. Been beating my head against the wall and I cannot understand the logic that prevents using compare.

    4 votes

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

    Hi,

    Greetings! I am sorry to hear that you are facing issues with the compare feature.
    It would be great if you could help us with a few queries that will help us in investigating the bug:
    - What is the version of Acrobat Pro and the OS that you are using currently?
    - Could you please share the workflow that you’re using while using the Compare tool?
    - Could you please share some sample files with us so that we could reproduce the issue at our end?

    For info on how to share the files with us, please read the steps below :

    To share the file using Adobe send – cloud.acrobat.com/send
    - Open the above mentioned link
    – Click on “Select files to Send”
    – Click link “Choose file from my computer” and Select the file
    – Click on “Add Files”, if you have more files to add…

  12. Acrobat Pro DC on Mac OS 10.14.5 Mojave won't install - error 1 / other Adobe apps working

    I tried uninstalling and reinstalling and it doesn't seem to help. PS and LR seem to be fine.
    Creative Cloud via online. New Mac 15 Pro computer. So first time opening Acrobat on here I think.
    Safari Browser 12.11.1
    No updates for MAC or Adobe needed at this time.
    Reliable internet connection.

    4 votes

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    28 comments  ·  Installation and Licensing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  13. What happened to the +/- Zoom?

    What happened to the +/- zoom function? I need the ability to manually input the % of a zoom when comparing files; so that I am comparing "apples" to "apples" when it comes to the percentage size the the zooms. Why does it seem that every new version of Acrobat worse than the previous version?

    4 votes

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  14. The Calculate tab does not appear in the Properties dialog boxes for text fields and dropdown boxes

    The Calculate tab does not appear in my Properties dialog boxes for only text fields and dropdown boxes

    4 votes

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

    Please share the acrobat version you are experiencing this issue with. You can do so using the link -helpx.adobe.com/acrobat/kb/identify-product..

    Also, can you please try it another PDF file and confirm that this is not file specific.

    -Bhavna

  15. When attempting to enter a text box in the top RH corner of a document the tool covers the area the document I am editing

    When attempting to enter a text box in the top RH corner of a document the tool covers the area the document I am editing. Have the tools we want to use permanently displayed

    revert back to version 9 format.

    4 votes

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

    Hi User, Thanks for reaching out to us.
    The workaround for this is to click on the text properties icon bar to hide the properties so that you can easily see the text box.
    Please let us know if this works for you.

    For the second ask, can you explain the issue again as we are not clear with the ask here.

  16. crashing on share or e-mail; can't access contacts

    The software is so incredibly buggy - any attempt to share makes the software crash. Cannot share files saved in document cloud or elsewhere, share via e-mail (with outlook Mac) causes crash, share via document cloud causes crash, attempts to access address book to share via native adobe app causes crash. Why can't I just drag files stored in the document cloud into an e-mail or message - this is the easiest way to share. Share/collaboration is literally unusable in acrobat DC - WHY?! Our entire team may have to move away from the entire Adobe platform if this is…

    4 votes

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    Need Info  ·  3 comments  ·  Share & Collaboration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  17. Adobe Acrobat Pro DC BUG

    There is a bug in this software that does not allow you to save the document. A blank window pops up and nothing shows, i.e. where the file could be saved. Only after several attempts does the "save as" window fully show up. What is the solution for this bug?

    4 votes

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

    I am sorry for the inconvenience you are facing.
    Can you share with us the acrobat version and the operating system you are using
    Also some sample PDFs with which you are facing this issue.

  18. 4 votes

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  19. Email without tracking

    This was closed, but not actually resolved. Nice Try Adobe! I would like to send a PDF without tracking, received via cloud, etc. Either it can be fixed or not. Putting Resolved on it without the features and benefits of the past is not a fix.

    4 votes

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  20. Highlighting doesn't print

    In previous versions, I could highlight text and the highlighting would print when the document was printed. Now it does not.

    4 votes

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