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  1. Arabic OCR

    Need to recognize Arabic text from scanned images.

    274 votes
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      98 comments  ·  Scanning and OCR  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      Planned  ·  gudisa responded

      We already considered this request. We will update you once the team prioritise it and implement it.

      Thanks.

    • Paste in Place

      A preset setting to paste copied elements in place would a valuable improvement.

      31 votes
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        Planned  ·  12 comments  ·  Commenting  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Multiple highlight colour palette

        To support quickly highlighting text with an array of colours (for tagging and coding text)

        25 votes
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          Planned  ·  6 comments  ·  Commenting  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Fill & Sign Crashing since update

          Fill and Sign Feature keeps causing the program to crash and lose all changes I've made - this only started happening after the update. Please fix!

          23 votes
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            Planned  ·  20 comments  ·  Fill & Sign  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • 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).

            18 votes
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              Planned  ·  1 comment  ·  Commenting  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • 2 steps to add check to comments - Build: 19.8.20071.303822

              In previous versions of Acrobat I was able to Check a comment (typically once I had made an edit to my InDesign doc). By setting the filter to show unchecked comments only I was systematically able to go through a set of clients edits. In the new version of Acrobat you have removed the ability to just click to check a comment. I now have to open a drop down menu and select it. This is really annoying when you have a large document with over 100 comments (as I regularly do).

              Please return the simple check box to the…

              12 votes
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                Planned  ·  1 comment  ·  Commenting  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Why did you hide the checkmark?

                Why did you hide the checkmark?

                11 votes
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                  Planned  ·  6 comments  ·  Commenting  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Tick box in comments disappeared after last update

                  I always used the tick box while reviewing, using a filter so that comments I processed also disappeared. It was an easy and intuitive way of editing the source text with the help of the comments in the PDF. After the last update, the tick box is gone and now hidden. You have to click the dots in the top right corner of the comment, then select 'Set status' and then click the status. That's THREE clicks instead of one. NOT user friendly, NOT intuitive, NO improvement. Please give me back my tick box!

                  10 votes
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                    Planned  ·  2 comments  ·  Commenting  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • combine word files in PDF in Acrobat DC

                    It doesn't work at all! PDF maker is not cooperating with Microsoft Office.It worked though in older version of Acrobat

                    10 votes
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                      Planned  ·  9 comments  ·  Creating PDFs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Get rid of that almost-invisible new pdf icon

                      This new icon makes my computer look like it has some fatal disease. Please do something about it. Who makes decisions about the new icon design? IT is not only confusing, but hard to identify and locate files. Please revise it again, soon...don't wait another 10 years.

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

                        Hi,

                        We’ve reported this to our engineering team and we’ll plan to work on this in our Future updates.

                        Will update you once we get something in this.

                        Thanks
                        Ayush jain

                      • Support Installations and Upgrades on macOS Case-Sensitive Volumes

                        This request is being submitted at the suggestion of Adobe Support which was unable to provide effective support for Case Nº 0189220198. Of the 252 applications currently installed on our macOS Sierra system, only Acrobat Pro XI cannot be reinstalled or upgraded because the storage volumes are formatted as case-sensitive. The previously case-insensitive system volume on which Acrobat Pro XI version 11.0.20 had previously been installed was converted to a case-sensitive format. This was done by imaging the volume as a DMG file using Disk Utility, and then after reformatting as case-sensitive, the volume was restored using the ditto command…

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                          3 comments  ·  Installation and Licensing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • right-click

                          It would be really nice if the "Underline" tool was included in the right-click menu. Right now the Mac version has an option for highlighting and striking through, but not for underlining.

                          7 votes
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                            Planned  ·  1 comment  ·  Commenting  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • use multithreading for OCR

                            Use multithreading for OCR

                            6 votes
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                              0 comments  ·  Scanning and OCR  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                              Thanks for reporting your concern.
                              We already have a feature request for this. The engineering team will work on this issue once prioritized.
                              We will inform you once it is implemented.

                              Thanks.

                            • 6 votes
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                                Planned  ·  3 comments  ·  Exporting PDFs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Can't print pdf files

                                Hi,

                                I have Adobe Acrobat Reader Pro - Build: 18.11.20040.280397, operating on MACOS High Sierra 10.13.4, with a MFC Brother printer.

                                all of a sudden I can't print any files unless I go into advanced settings in the print dialogue box and change to print as image?

                                I have updated my mac, my printer and adobe acrobat with no success. I have attached a screenshot of the error msg in my printer queue.

                                5 votes
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                                  8 comments  ·  Printing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  Planned  ·  rite responded

                                  Hi Bert,

                                  Could you check if the following steps works for you?
                                  1. Open Print dialog
                                  2. Click on “Advance” button
                                  3. Select “Postscript Options”
                                  4. Change “Font & Resource Policy” to “send for each page”
                                  5. Print your documents

                                  Thanks
                                  Ritesh

                                • [Bug not resolved] Incomplete "From" field when converting to PDF from Microsoft Outlook 2016

                                  Bug not resolved.
                                  In "From" field only shows the name of the email account but
                                  doesn't show its email account between "< ... >", like in
                                  previous releases.
                                  System: Microsoft Windows 10 Pro x64 (updated) //
                                  Microsoft Outlook 2016 (updated) // Adobe Acrobat Pro DC
                                  2018.011.20038

                                  (*) Compare results with, for example, Foxit PhantomPDF addon for Outlook.

                                  5 votes
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                                    5 comments  ·  Creating PDFs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Copy/paste of comments between documents does not paste the coments in the new document at the same coordinates.

                                    Copy/paste of comments between documents does not paste the coments in the new document at the same coordinates.

                                    5 votes
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                                      Planned  ·  3 comments  ·  Commenting  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Use printer default setting for double-sided printing

                                      Currently Adobe Acrobat DC does not recognise if the default printer setting on my mac has been set to duplex. There is a work around. By pressing the printer button and selecting 'duplex' from the print dialogue box that is revealed, pdfs can be printed double sided (DC warns against doing this by the way). The trouble is that it is easy to forget to follow this process, particularly when I am in a hurry, with the result that pdfs, in my case often 20 or 30 pages documents, are printed single sided. This wastes paper, is environmentally unfriendly and…

                                      5 votes
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                                        Planned  ·  6 comments  ·  Printing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Add the Ability for Adobe PDF printer to print via Autodesk's Revit. The only alternatives are prohibitively expensive.

                                        Can you please fix the bugs in the PDF printer plugin that works with Autodesk's Revit. The program is very inconsistent and sometime just stall entirely. This would be very helpful to many users of Revit.

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                                          Planned  ·  3 comments  ·  Printing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Need for you to add the ability for me to save to google drive from Adobe

                                          Need for you to add the ability for me to save to google drive from Adobe

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