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  1. How to turn off automatic OCR when editing a scanned document?

    I want turn off automatic OCR when I go to edit a scan. Really slowing my project down having to revert to image on every page when all I need to do is rotate pages on the old documents I'm working on.

    28 votes
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    43 comments  ·  Editing PDFs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    Implemented  ·  Bilal Ansari responded

    With the latest release, we have added a checkbox that will turn off the automatic OCR.

    1. Open any scanned pdf.
    2. Go to Edit PDF.
    3. Wait for OCR to complete.
    4. On the right hand pane, uncheck the “Recognize text” option. (Alternatively, if you see a button ‘Revert to Image’, click on it).

    This will turn off the auto-OCR feature. Now, Acrobat will not run OCR automatically. Acrobat remembers this setting so that you do not have to uncheck it again.

    Let us know if this helps.
    For more information about this, visit https://helpx.adobe.com/acrobat/using/edit-scanned-pdfs.html

  2. Disable Floating Icon

    Is there a way to disable the floating icon?
    The recent release introduced this feature. I don't find it useful at all, it always in my ways while I was doing the editing. It would be nice to be able to disable this feature.

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    Implemented  ·  1 comment  ·  Editing PDFs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. Copy & Paste

    Each Windows program can copy, cut and paste pages from thumbnail view - within a document. Only Adobe not! Adobe uses the mouse for that! Why? Please activate copy & paste again!

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    Implemented  ·  3 comments  ·  Editing PDFs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  4. Copy paste OR duplicate a page in thumbnail view

    Should have an option to enable the user to copy paste or duplicate a page in thumbnail view. For example, I make a blank pg in a pdf file which I should be able to copy-paste/duplicate, as a blank page, in between the desired pages of the pdf.

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    Implemented  ·  1 comment  ·  Editing PDFs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  5. Acrobat DC crashes after trying to edit pdf

    When I try to edit a PDF in Acrobat DC it crashes every single time. I have uninstalled, restarted, reinstalled, ran fix the install, made sure protected view was off, made sure it was activated with Adobe distiller. I have tried everything on this page. In January was no problem??

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    1 comment  ·  Editing PDFs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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