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  1. I humbly request that you do away with "you can't sign this document because it's already been signed"

    So i click on "remove restrictions on this document" and then it asks for a password. Me no HAVE a password, WHAT password? wtf are you talking about? WHERE do i find this golden password that i've never created? wtf am I paying for this for

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      Need Info  ·  1 comment  ·  Security & Digital signatures  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Enhanced security breaks printing

      Several of our clients who use Adobe Acrobat Pro DC have complained of issues printing PDF's. After troubleshooting the issue we found the cause to be the Enhanced Security option located in Security (Enhanced) in the Preferences. If this option is enabled, disabling it allows our staff to print. We even came to a point where we had to enable it and then disable it to fix printing. This issue seems to have started several weeks ago.

      OS affected:
      Windows 10 Pro
      Windows 7 Pro

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        Need Info  ·  3 comments  ·  Security & Digital signatures  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Have instructions on how to remove a "to do" nag message to sign a document

        It took me several days to find where one can remove a "to do" message to sign a document that popped up on the acrobat document list. It was over a year old and not important or wanted. It is not obvious what one should do to manage the message to deal with it or make it go away.

        I did figure out how, but it is not documented to well. nor could I find any mention in the help system.

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        • Certum Digital Identification CA SHA2

          Adobe AATL contains the certificate of Certum Digital Identification CA SHA2 (Serial: 66 DA EF 03 DB 84 61 91 6B 25 BA 83 FB 17 4E 13)

          However, due to an error in the policy constraint of the CA certificate, all certificates issued by this certificate is not valid.

          The current Certificate policies contain: 1.2.616.1.113527.2.5.1.6.11
          However, all end entity certificates contain: (either) 1.2.616.1.113527.2.5.1.6.11 | 1.2.616.1.113527.2.5.1.6.12 1.2.616.1.113527.2.5.1.6.13 | 1.2.616.1.113527.2.5.1.6.14

          The three missed policy constraint created the error of
          "Invalid Policy Constraint"

          This error was initially reported by myself on May 24th, 2018 at Twitter direct message.

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          • Ink signature without digital ID

            In Adobe XI we were able to sign things without creating an account and a digital ID. It just brought up a box that could be drawn in, aka the Ink Signature.

            Adobe DC needs a way to use the Ink Signature without creating an account every time. Our workflow demands that hundreds of people sign documents, and every person who comes in should not have to create an account to sign a simple form.

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            • Digital Certificates for Mobile Devices

              Usually when something needs to be digitally signed or validated with a certificate, it's because it is upper management. In my experience, upper management tend to be on the move a lot more and since certificates are only available to their computer, it would be handy if they could also digitally sign from their phone. This is also very useful when they're on vacation too.

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              • Security - Add Ability to Prevent Attaching as Email

                We have proprietary software that serves up PDF files stored in a location that end-users do not have access to. These documents can contain PHI and PII. We want to prevent the ability for users to send copies the document outside of our system. We have been able to lock down every aspect except for attaching to an email. There is a toolbar and menu option for this feature.

                For security reasons I would like the ability to disable the attach as email feature the same way that I can disable WebMail.

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                • Write temp/cache data to programfiles directory

                  Multiple components of the Acrobat suite are writing to various sub-directories of Program Files (Adobe, Common Files\Adobe) as a user-mode process. In some cases, this is accommodated by modification to the default ACL model of the directories to allow the process to perform these writes, or it is relying on the UAC VirtualStore to re-direct the writes to a per-user location.

                  This is not the security model of Windows and these types of writes should either be going to the user's profile or \programdata\ when the permissions model supports this behavior natively. Having user-mode processes write to Program Files causes…

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                  • Support symmetric curve signature / PSS padding validation

                    Currently the PDF signature routines of Acrobat fail when using certain certificates. As an SecSigner employee explains, this may be due to symmetric curve crypt algorithms or using PSS padding, cf. https://seccommerce.com/anforderungen-an-den-secsigner-im-rahmen-von-etsi/ (in German)

                    E.g. current PDF files by amazon.de result in the following error (German Acrobat DC installation, no pending updates):

                    Fehler bei Unterschriftsprüfung.

                    Bei der Prüfung ist ein Fehler aufgetreten:

                    Interner kryptografischer Bibliotheksfehler.
                    Fehlercode: 0x2726

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                    • Restrict editing/copying not working (when allowing printing)

                      The feature "Restrict editing/copying" under Permissions not working when allowing printing. This is a problem as I need to send documents where people can read/print them but shouldn't be able to copy/edit the text to protect our intelectual property as much as possible.
                      I have worked with the Adobe support team and they have acknowledged the bug and asked me to detail it here. Please include a fix in your next release, thanks.

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                      • Add Digital Initials image

                        Add ability to Digital Initials of using an image file instead, JUST like for Signature, please.

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                        • Validation of signed PDFs against (all applicable national) law(s)

                          In Switzerland, as in the EU and many other countries, appropriately digitally signed documents in PDF format are legally fully equivalent to paper-based original documents, signed in handwriting by (one or more) signatories in the presence of witnesses.

                          STATUS QUO

                          Country specific differences in national law applicable to establishing the legal adequacy of digitally signed documents with their paper-based equivalents require country specific validation of digitally signed documents against applicable sets of criteria.

                          The following criteria need to be fulfilled, in order for a digitally signed PDF file to be considered VALID in the sense of LEGALLY COMPLIANT with the…

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                          • forgotten my acrobat password to edit

                            I somehow have put a password on acrobat where it automatically puts paswords on all of my documents and i cant remeber what the password is.... this means i and others can open documents but we cant edit them????

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                            • make duplicate digital signature fields

                              Whenever a digital signature field is added, we do not get the option to duplicate it. This would be very helpful in cases where same person has to sign on multiple pages in a document.
                              At present, it is giving the option to duplicate across pages, however, it is not working nor it is giving any error message.
                              Please include this feature in Acrobat, or grey out the duplicate across pages option.

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                              • Digital Signature Process More Efficient

                                Please allow the digital signature options (and the comment, specifically the dynamic stamp (who came up with that unintuitive name and why??), options) to remain in the toolbar from document to document so I do not need to go through the same multi-step process over and over again when approving or signing a number of documents in a row. I see that you've noted that "streamline digital signing" below has been resolved - nope, it has not. In the attached I've shown the steps it takes to put a dynamic stamp on a PDF. Each. Time. Please fix. Thank you.

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                                • How do I clear the recent list? Very Dangerous practice

                                  Recently noticed someone had used my workstation and opened all my bank records on my "Recent" list.

                                  I am trying to clear the list but can't figure out how? It appears to have disappeared with updates, or moved to somewhere I can't find.

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                                  • Where do you find 'Send for Signature' tool that will bring up 'Prepare Form' and 'Ready to Send'?

                                    Trying to find how to prepare a form using Add signature (adding fields before sending) and then sending for signature (in that order), but when I pull up Prepare form, there is only an icon for adding digital signature, but not the icon for Add digital signature tool.

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                                    • I am unable to delete a digital signature that I created that doesn't have the correct information

                                      REMOVE DIGITAL SIGNATURE - CAPABILITY

                                      I can't delete a digital signature that I created with incorrect information.

                                      This is a problem because it continues to pop up among the list of signatures to choose from and could cause people to make signature mistakes.

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                                      • How do I change my password? It isn't apparent

                                        How do I change my password? It isn't apparent

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                                        • Bring the document security back, not so much password related, just simple make-it-difficult-to-edit secure.

                                          Bring the document security back, not password related, just simple make-it-difficult-to-edit secure. Acrobat is not a word processor.

                                          'Nuff said.
                                          -matyas

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