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  1. Latest updated version Adobe Acrobat Pro DC 2017.012.20095 problem

    The latest version is taking too much time while saving the file. Sometime the latest version gets corrupted after saving. We fill that the older version was better.

    9 votes
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  2. 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…

    6 votes
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    3 comments  ·  Exporting PDFs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. Slight problem converting from Adobe PDF to Microsoft Word (.docx)

    The type and spacing are out of sorts - especially if a graph happens to be in the paper. You have to essential hand type in the data to make sure all data it's aligned properly. Often font changes, as does spacing. This just requires extra attention, and editing. Apart from that - great program!

    4 votes
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  4. 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.

    3 votes
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  5. Incorrect conversion of Greek letters

    Hi,
    We use Adobe Reader Pro to convert PDFs to DOCX. However, there is a problem when we are trying to convert a PDF having some greek letters (please check the screen I have attached). For example, lowercase Greek Delta is being converted into uppercase Gamma. Is there any possibility to change this behaviour to the correct one?

    Regards

    3 votes
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  6. Unable to initialize 'Export PDF' for a PayPal transaction file saved as a PDF

    Unable to initialize 'Export PDF' for a PayPal transaction file saved as a PDF - not to MS/Word or any other MS/Office product.

    2 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Exporting PDFs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hi,

    Thank you for reporting the issue. Is this issue happening only with one PayPal transaction file or with other files as well?
    Can you please provide us the details of the following:
    1. Acrobat Version – Are you on reader or DC? Please share the screenshot of the Acrobat version screen
    a. Go to help → About Acrobat … and take a screenshot
    2. Operating system (Mac/Win)
    3. Input PDF File
    4. Screenshot of the issue or any error you see while performing the Export operation.

    Regards,
    Akanksha Garg
    Software Engineer
    Adobe Acrobat Team

  7. Export to Excel

    I tried to export a PDF to Excel in order to capture and manipulate the data without having to retype it. When I did so, the resulting Excel document was unreadable and the formatting was off. I have several files like this that I need to extract the data from. I have Acrobat Pro for Mac. I'm using osSierra version 10.12.6. Please see the attached PDF and resulting Excel output file.

    2 votes
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    3 comments  ·  Exporting PDFs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hi Chantal Smith,

    The attached PDF is already an OCRed file whose output is incorrect. Try to copy and paste the text from the PDF file. It contains garbage values.

    Please provide non-OCRed file for this issue.

    Regards,
    Akanksha Garg
    Adobe Acrobat Team

  8. Issue with Adobe PDF converter

    I've been using Adobe PDF converter for several months (PDF to excel) and today started having an issue where one random PDF out of the batch will convert to just a blank excel.

    2 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Exporting PDFs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thanks for bringing this up.
    Could you please help us with the pdf files and the exported output?
    For better clarity, please include : Problem statement, reproducible steps, OS platform, Acrobat build# that you are using.

    Regards,
    Adobe Acrobat Team

  9. Problems faced while using Dc pro.

    Sir I am using Adobe acrobat Dc pro version and I have been able to just export three pdf files to word files and it is not working .

    2 votes
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    1 comment  ·  Exporting PDFs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hello Vishal,

    We apologize for the issue you faced.
    Could you please help me with the following information to get clarity on the workflow:

    → The Acrobat dot version you are using
    → The OS platform you are on
    → A screenshot of the message that you are getting

    Thanks for your patience and continued support to Acrobat.

    Regards,
    Adobe Acrobat Team

  10. white box around text - Adobe Acrobat Pro DC

    I've got some text layers 95% opacity with drop shadow applied on Illustrator. Those Ai files are linked into a Indesign doc, exported as PDF but when I view the artworks on Adobe Acrobat Pro DC (version attached) there is a white box around the text. This only happens on Adobe Acrobat. If I use Mac Preview it looks fine. I can only fix the issue if I make the text layer 100% opacity in Illustrator. This bug only happens when the doc is viewed on any zooms that are 100% or less. It looks fine on 125% or over…

    2 votes
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  11. PDF to Word in Full Justify

    I have a document that is in full justification, but when I export to Word it doesn't hold the full justification. Can you advise why that would be

    2 votes
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  12. Soft and hard hyphens in German text

    German, as we know, is a language with some very long words. Therefore it is very common that words will be automatically split across lines, using what we used to call a "soft" hyphen. When exporting a PDF in German to a Word document, this "soft" hyphen is not distinguished from a "hard" hyphen (i.e. one which is produced by a key-stroke (as in the hyphen used just then).
    I was asked yesterday to "Compare" a revised document in German (submitted as a pdf) with a former version in Word, and submit an estimate for updating the English translation. The…

    2 votes
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  13. 2 votes
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    1 comment  ·  Exporting PDFs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    We are looking into this problem. Are you getting an error while converting from PDF to docx (no docx created?), or the file content in docx file after exporting from PDF is incorrect? Please elaborate on the exact issue you are facing.

    Also, please share the version of Reader/Acrobat you are using. You will find the version number under Help→Adobe Adobe Acrobat…

    Thanks,
    -Amboo

  14. Some colums are merged when exporting a PDF into XLSX (Excel)

    Tried converting several PDF files with the same format into Excel, two colums get incorrectly combined on all of them, this doesn't happen when using a different, free, online service.

    Case ID: ADB-14769668-X1X4

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  15. New version export to excel some data is missing

    While exporting data from PDF to Excel some pdf data is not getting exported in excel. I never experienced this issue in previous version

    As per Attachment Group id Mentioned in PDF is 711455, however Exported excel have group id as 71145. so it is missing last digit. I have 250 plus pages in pdf all pages have similar issue with group id.
    Old version never had this issue

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  17. My Adobe Acrobat Pro DC crashes when I export a PDF to JPEG.

    My Adobe Acrobat Pro DC crashes when I export a PDF to JPEG. I'm on version 20.006.20042.Windows 10.

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  18. I cannot transfer my pdf files to LibreOffice. How can I do this it seems like a failure in the system

    There is no facility for exporting pdf files to my LibreOffice file list

    There must be a solution. Please advise

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  19. Export to excel typically does not work

    The step in the export process in which the tool presents the options related to locations for saving the exported file has a blank screen that never completes the process.

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  20. export to excel

    When exporting to excel, there is WAY WAY WAY WAY WAY TOO MUCH wrong formatting specifically with merging cells or entering an entire page from the pdf file into cells A1 - A5 that are merged and centered with text wrapped.

    Can the pdf exporter to excel actually work so if I have a pdf file with a report that is a table 10 columns by 20 rows actually go into excel the same way and not end up being 15 columns and 8 rows due to all the excel cells merging.

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