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  1. Embedded video in PDF Interactive has borders

    I have a video in MP4, H.264 embedded in an Interactive PDF. Properties are with no border and background white, still before it starts reproducing I see a grey cube in place of the video and as long as it is not in Full Screen mode I have always some kind of border around the video. Even worse, the border changes everytime I open it, sometimes it's above, then beneath, then to the right or to the left. Contacted the support two times already, they can't help. Told me that the senior team would get in contact with me, I…

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    0 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hi Ana,

    Can you please share the PDF with which you are facing this, also kindly provide the version of Acrobat you are using.

    Thanks for reporting
    -Pratyush

  2. Highlight/Right-Click/Search in Google


    1. Highlight/Select a word or phrase.

    2. Right-Click

    3. Add option to right click menu to search in {SEARCH ENGINE OF CHOICE}

    4. Search results for highlighted word or phrase open in {BROWSER OF CHOICE}

    3 votes
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  3. Boolean with Exact Phrase(s)

    Greetings, dear colleagues!

    I want to use Advanced Search of the Acrobat XI in order to perform the following search query:

     cat AND "barking dog"
    

    However by trials and errors I found that this syntax does not work in Boolean query mode of the Advanced Search.

    It would be great to have such simple, but extremely useful search option

    Thank you.

    3 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thanks for the feedback. Acrobat XI is now out of active development, but we are making a note of your feature request.
    Thanks again for reporting

  4. Acrobat combine files + Batch compare pdf + Clarify array object error

    If you want supporting screen shots or more detail, please contact me.
    Jyotika at Acrobat Help <adchelp@adobe.com> has my eMail and tele#



    1. Combine files into a Binder always FORCES the default to be filename sequence.
      The User should NOT be forced to move HUNDREDS of files in a large document
      just to get them in the proper sequence.

      Yes, there is the "Move Up/Down" option which works on each file ONE AT A TIME.
      However, has anyone on the Acrobat team actually tried to do that to resequence
      over 1,000 pages into an absolutely different non-alpha result??? THINK…

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    0 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hi,

    Regrading your Batch Compare PDF query: Currently we don’t support batch comparison in Acrobat but this in our backlog. We’ll update youwhence it’ll get prioritized and impelemented at our end.

    Thanks,
    Adobe Acrobat DC Team

  5. Automatically open the same files after restart

    Automatically open the same files on same page after restart. This would great in conjunction with the feature "Restore last view settings when reopening documents". If one has several documents open and one has to restart Adobe Acrobat or Windows it would be quite timesaving and relieve the pain of having to find each document and re-open.

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  6. When starting, open documents previously open

    Often I'll have 5-10 documents open at once - they are constantly in use. When I close Acrobat they are all closed. and when I re open Acrobat I need to reopen all the documents. It would be nice if it would veryt simply open all of the files open when it was last closed.

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  7. Bug report - pdf won't open with Acrobat DC pro but opens properly with reader

    I am trying to open a pdf form from the Gov. of Canada using Acrobat Pro DC but nothing happens. After double clicking the file, I can see a background process (in task manager) but it doesn't show any activity and the interface doesn't show even after several minutes of waiting. I have tried restarting / repairing installation but same result. Any other document works fine. I have tried opening the same document on another machine with Acrobat reader DC and it opens properly in a few seconds. I have attached the document as well as a screenshot of the…

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  8. The description on invoices is unreadable gobble-de-gook!

    The description on invoices Adobe Acrobat Pro DC is complete gobble-de-gook!

    The description on our invoices currently says:
    65222762 APAP,ALL,MLP,DRI01,MAU,001,N/A,1 YR
    EAME
    Line Tax Rate: 10 %

    It should say something like:
    Adobe Acrobat Pro DC monthly subscription fee

    I'm not the only one who would like this changed. A Google search reveals plenty of other people who would like this changed too.

    3 votes
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  9. Please make documents opened from Mac Finder open in the current Space, not switch to a space which already has Acrobat documents open.

    Please make documents opened from Mac Finder open in the current Space, not switch to a space which already has Acrobat documents open.

    3 votes
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  10. Activate <ESC> escape button to close Search dialog, like many other Windows programs.

    Having to manually mouse click the 'OK' button on the 'Acrobat has finished searching the document' dialog is cumbersome. Ditto for other Acrobat dialogs. Please activate the <ESC> key here to close the dialogs. It makes navigation much faster.

    2 votes
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  11. Delete question asking whether to send & track EVERY time I attach a pdf to an email. It is annoying

    Provide an option to turn off the automatic Send & Track Yes No question that pops up every time a pdf is attached to an email.

    2 votes
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  12. redact failure in DC?

    why doesn't redaction work in DC?

    2 votes
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  13. 2 votes
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  14. The new screen

    This new screen is like staring into a light bulb. I'm going blind.

    2 votes
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  15. Add Account Manager

    I would like to request that the account manager information be added to the Admin portal. This is not specific to a product. If I need to contact my account manager I have no way to look up this information and it seems to change frequently.

    2 votes
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    Thanks for Reporting. We have raised this to our engineering teams and will get back to you in case of an update.

  16. Time sensitive PDF files.

    To use a time scale to limit PDF files being used or viewed even if they have been uploaded to a Web Page.

    We have a very High Profile Client who has requested that we provide a service whereby he can stop people viewing his PDF files after a specified time scale. At present they have to monitor the numerous websites where their PDF file have been uploaded to and request that that are taken down. They want this function to automatically stop the PDF from being viewed.

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

    Thanks for bringing this issue to our notice. Your valuable feedback helps us improving our product. We discussed about this particular issue and we do not have any plans to work on it in immediate future. However, we’ll have it in our radar and might revisit at an appropriate time in future

  17. S-L-O-W is how to describe the latest version. Hoping to find an alternative product. Used to love Acrobat.

    Running Acrobat DC and Acrobat Reader DC on Windows 7 Professional. Every click to open, close, save, can turn into an eternity of "Acrobat not responding". Hope it can be fixed.

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  18. BUG - Font error in Acrobat "preflight" but not in PDFBox "preflight"

    Hello,

    i already created a bug report to pdfbox because i thought it's not a adobe bug. But in the comments they told me thats maybe an adobe bug.

    The link of the bug is:

    https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/PDFBOX-4045

    Is it possible to check which is correct?

    Thanks

    2 votes
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    Thanks for raising your concern, we are escalating the issue to the concerned team. I would like to add Acrobat XI now is end of life, i would recommend upgrading to Acrobat DC for a better experience.

  19. To HIDE page thumbnails every time I open a pdf

    Please set up a layout feature where I could choose if I want page thumbnails to be open every time I work with a pdf file. In fact, I prefer to hide page thumbnails pane when I open pdf documents. If want to use this pane, I can always click on the left arrow.

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  20. Send and Track never works.

    send and track never works. It continues to say for me to log in and there is no internet connection. I am using ethernet, not wifi.

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