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  1. More user friendly arrangement of Quick Tools area

    I have just installed the latest "Acrobat Standard DC", and I'm disappointed to find that still the way in which you have to personalise the "Quick Tools" area is not user friendly.
    Apart from having a mandatory set of icons on the left (I can't see an easy way of removing them), the way you have to add / remove icons is annoying - right-clicking on the quick tools bar then selecting or deselecting an item to have the menu disappear so you have to right-click and find the item again and again...! Then not being able to change the…

    31 votes
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  2. Acrobat DC crashes hourly Running Mojave

    Adobe Acrobat DC is just an awful counter-productive tool now in Mojave. It crashes hourly (if not more often) just doing normal very simple tasks that I would normally be able to do in previous Mac OS. It doesn't matter if Im just reviewing a pdf made by someone else, creating a PDF from INDD, adding notes to a supplied PDF, etc etc etc ... it just constantly crashes. No warning, no error, just crash... program just quits out. So counter productive now its killing us as a company. PLEASE FIX!!!

    22 votes
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  3. BUG Drag and Drop Not Working in PAGE THUMBNAILS

    Drag and Drop has stopped working in Page thumbnail.

    Cannot rearrange pages in page thumbnail.

    Cannot drag pages from other pdf's that are also open.

    This is not resolved by the FIT view function.
    This is not resolved by the PDF/a option.
    ***This is new as of last week.

    20 votes
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    15 comments  ·  User Interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hi,

    Thanks for reaching out to us for your concerns.

    Can you please let me know the exact version number of Adobe Acrobat DC that your are working on ?

    I Tried this at my end and Drag drop in Page Thumbnails panel in a pdf / across pdfs is working fine for me.

    Also i would request you to kindly share with me a screen recording video of the steps that you are trying to do here ?

    You can send me that at ajain@adobe.com

    Thanks
    Ayush Jain

  4. Zoom Tools

    Where did the zoom tools go? They used to be visible in the main tool bar... I mean, I get there are other ways to zoom in and out of my pdf, but why remove such a common functionality? Please bring them back.

    16 votes
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    6 comments  ·  User Interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hi,

    Thanks for Reaching out to us for your concerns.
    We have not removed the zoom tools from the main toolbar and those are already there.

    I assume you might have undocked the Toolbar so you may be getting a black floating window over the document area which would be having the zoom tools.

    I would request you to kindly Dock it back to the Main toolbar by clicking the rightmost icon from that floating window.

    Also, if this is not the case i would request you to kindly do a right click on your main toolbar and select “Reset Toolbar” from the context menu. (This way your main toolbar will get back to the default state which would anyways be having the Zoom tools.

    Let me know if this fixes your concern

    Thanks
    Ayush Jain

  5. Bug with home screen

    Unchecked checkbox "Show home screen when all documents are closed" does not work. The home screen still opens.

    11 votes
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  6. Saving Split Vertical View in Portfolio

    Adobe Acrobat DC Pro, Version 2018.009.20050
    Windows 10 Professional 64-bit

    I save a portfolio in Split Vertical view.
    When I reopen the portfolio, it has Split Horizontal view.

    Acrobat should remember it was last in Split Vertical view.

    Setting Split Vertical view should also be an option in the Properties of a Portfolio PDF.

    Thanks

    10 votes
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  7. Constant crashes since updating to MAC OS 10.13

    Since upgrading my iMac to MAC OS 10.13 Adobe Acrobat DC has become horribly unstable. It crashes constantly, but inconsistently. Sometimes it crashes when it's just open and sitting in the background. Sometimes it crashes when I'm attempting to open a PDF. It crashes regularly when I'm attempting to edit a PDF into a form. I don't get any on screen feedback except the dialog boxes asking if I want to report the "unexpected quit" to Apple, and then Adobe. I have completely uninstalled and reinstalled Acrobat DC. Any suggestions on how to fix this would be greatly appreciated.

    10 votes
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  8. BUG: Seeing out-of-date PDF in Acrobat

    If I update a PDF (Export from InDesign) on the server or the desktop, I use View After Exporting, and despite closing the PDF between updates Acrobat always and only shows the previous PDF - until I quit Acrobat. So I'm quitting and reopening Acrobat 20 or more times a day which is REALLY annoying. Only started happening with version 17.012.20095 on a Mac Pro running CS2015 onwards.

    10 votes
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  9. STOP THE SHARE FILES WITH OTHERS POPOP

    Please stop forcing your obnoxious self-promotional popups in our faces like the "Share files with others." If I want to share files with others I will email the file to them, not use your data mining cloud.

    7 votes
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  10. ******* pop ups

    Why the are you interrupting my workflow with fing pop ups that not only have I NO INTEREST in whatsoever and they've just crashed the fing application. Stop trying to push me in the direction of the cloud - if I wanted to go there I would sort it out myself. And I don't want you 'reaching out' to me. Just turn it off by default.

    6 votes
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  11. Icon in window frame invisibile/undraggable (Osx)

    After last update (Osx and CC 2020) there is no icon on the top of the opened documents frame in Acrobat. Usually, to speed the work, I export PDF from Indesign, automatically they open in Acrobat and I drag the icon to Skype. Loosing this ability I must find the document in the finder every time.
    Someone know if there is a solution to restore this function?
    Thank you

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

    Hi,

    Thanks for Reaching out to us.
    Please check the list of known issues here : https://helpx.adobe.com/acrobat/kb/compatibility-with-macos-10-15-catalina.html

    We also have a workaround for it to have it get re-Enabled.

    Please use the plist file from here : https://documentcloud.adobe.com/link/track?uri=urn%3Aaaid%3Ascds%3AUS%3A0f2d56db-9d37-442b-b6e1-bd7f26d88c36

    Please Extract the zip and use as instructed on the helpx link.
    Let me know if that helps

    Thanks
    Ayush

  12. Ability to search a number of PDFs together without combining them, needed for searching bank statements for a whole year

    Search for text across a number of PDFs together without combining them, needed for searching bank statements for a whole year or similar. Acrobat DC 2019.

    5 votes
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  13. Floating tool bar

    How do I set my preferences so that the floating, transparent, toolbar at the bottom of my page NEVER shows.

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

    Hi,

    Thanks for reaching out to us for your concerns.
    I would like to let you know that kindly update to latest available version of reader by doing a Help → Check for updates.

    The Floating HUD toolbar will then be docked automatically into your Top toolbar.

    Let me know if that solves your concerns

    Ayush Jain

  14. A magnifying glass to the tool bar to enlarge a specific area of PDF would be nice.

    Please add a magnifying glass to the tool bar to enlarge a specific area of PDF would be nice.

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

    Hi,

    Thanks for Reaching out to us.
    I would request you to kindly add the Loupe tool in your main toolbar. thats how you can do that

    1) launch any pdf and right click on the main toolbar
    2) select “Show Select and zoom Tool” and click on “Loupe Tool”
    3) click on the loupe tool icon added to the toolbar and then click on any area in the pdf

    Now you can see an enlarged view of a specific area in a pdf in a separate window

    Let me know if that solves your concerns

    Thanks
    Ayush Jain

  15. Fullscreen misbehaving, Mac

    I'm not sure if this is an issue with Mac (OS X El Capitan, 10.11.6) or Acrobat (Adobe Acrobat Pro DC, 2018.009.20044), but if i put Adobe Acrobat Pro is in fullscreen mode it will occasionally pop out of it and appear in the current view. I have not been able to recreate the issue in an accurate way, but I've mostly noticed it whilst chrome is loading pages in a new tab, but it's also happened with other programs like the finder. If I'm viewing another program in fullscreen mode when it happens Acrobat appears infront, blocking my view.…

    4 votes
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  16. Reduce Icon Size

    Toolbar Icons are insanely large. Unable to modify or alter in any way (I've reviewed forums for info, and when I follow steps in "Preferences>General>Scale for screen resolution..." there are no options for me on any of my Windows 10 machines. It's like, cartoonishly large and very distracting.

    3 votes
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    Hi,

    Apologies for the issue that you are facing with the Acrobat Toolbar icons size.

    Could you please check if this is the concern that you are facing only with the last update of Acrobat or is it something that you observe for quite some time previously as well ?

    Also, could you please attach a snapshot of what exactly do you face the issue with for icons size ?

    -Ayush Jain

  17. Bug: Reader DC 20.006.20034 Still Holds Lock On Files After Closing File Tabs

    Using Windows 10 Home Version 1909 OS Build 18363.657, when I have a PDF file or multiple PDF files open in Reader DC, and when I close the tab of a file and then try to do something with that file in Windows Explorer, such as rename or delete or move or change it any way, I cannot do so because Windows 10 thinks there is still a lock on the file and throws a pop-up dialog that says to "Close the file and try again." The only way I can get the lock released is by closing Reader DC…

    3 votes
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    Hi,

    Sorry for the issue that you are facing here.

    Do you have Windows Explorer Preview turned on in your explorer window ? If yes, can you please try after switching the windows explorer off and see if that works fine ?
    Also Try to close the explorer window and then try and then try to do any operation on that file in a different exporer window
    Let me know further.

    Thanks
    Ayush Jain

  18. Unable to sign out, unable to find sign out for Acrobat DC

    There is no sign out of acrobat DC on the menu bar or in the drop down items.

    Please add one.

    3 votes
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    Hi,

    Thanks for reaching out to us for your concerns.
    You can find the sign-Out button on the right most end of the Tab Bar in Acrobat by clicking on the Image icon for your account.
    Alternatively, you can find the sign out button under Help → Sign out.

    Let me know if that still doesnt solve your concerns ?

    -Ayush

  19. 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.

    3 votes
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    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

  20. Problem with spacers and commands showing on the the toolbar.

    There is a new problem with the toolbar, whereby page controls that were previously present are now hidden. The file tools occupy the same amount of space regardless of how many commands are contained within that space. Please fix this bug. Commands like 'fit one full page to a window' are no longer visible unless you un-dock the page controls from the toolbar.

    3 votes
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