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  1. Make Accessible PDF's accessible.

    The process to make a PDF accessible is overly complicated and buggy. Usually while doing this, something will go wrong and the only way to fix it is to close the document, open it again, do the same process and hope it works. This process should be as simplistic as possible so everything can be accessible.

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      4 comments  ·  Accessibility  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

      Hi Joel,
      Thanks for bringing this issue to our notice. 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.

      Thanks

    • Losing german äüö (Umlauts) and letters in the Structure Tree when using "Add Tags to Document" in Adobe Acrobat DC

      1. Brief Title

      Losing german äüö (Umlauts) and letters in the Structure Tree when using "Add Tags to Document" in Adobe Acrobat DC (previous operation Number ADB-3207012-T1M7) German Language Problem?

      2. Steps to reproduce the issue

      Export a text document with german words that contain german umlauts (äöü), e.G.: "für, können, öfter, mögen" as a PDF without tags from InDesign or Word
      Open the file in Acrobat DC
      Go to "Tags" and open the little menu and choose "Add Tags to Document"
      After the Structure Tree was created — save and close
      when you open the document again in Acrobat…

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        4 comments  ·  Accessibility  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

        This usually not happens, I tried on multiple files.
        Can you please confirm if this is happening on all files for you or on a set of files. Also, how did you created these files where you are seeing this issue.

        Thanks.

      • More Options for Accessibility Tables

        Create 508 compliant PDF documents frequently that need to be passed. These documents more than not have several lengthy tables. These documents also come from different people using different software and versions. And more than not these tables need to be rebuilt. Would love to have the option to create tables in the Tags sidebar from scratch where you can at the same time specify how many TR, TH, and TD and in a certain order. Right now I can only add them one at a time. Also, if there is a way to remove the hard setup of tables.…

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

          Thanks for bringing this feature to our notice. We discussed about this particular feature and we will raise a feature request for the same. We’ll update you once it will implemented.

          Thanks
          Rachit

        • Bug: General preferences > Use Single Key Accelerators To Access Tools: doesn't work

          Both, Acrobat DC and Reader DC ignore the "General preferences > Use Single Key Accelerators To Access Tools" settings.

          Although I checked this option, whenever I open a PDF document, acceleration keys (e.g. "H" or "D" for changing the selection mode) don't work.

          Deselecting and selecting this option in General Preferences temporarily enables this feature, but both programs "forget" this setting the next time one of them is getting launched.

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            13 comments  ·  Accessibility  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Feature Requests / Bug Reports for the Accessibility features in Adobe Acrobat Pro DC.

            Feature Requests / Bug Reports for the Accessibility features in Adobe Acrobat Pro DC.

            Adobe Acrobat Pro DC (Version 2018.011.20063) on Windows 7 Professional.

            For the Tags panel:
            1. Option to create Lists <L> tags with a set number of List Items <LI> tags instead of one at a time. Time wasted creating one at time.
            2. Option to created tables <Tables> tags with a set number of Rows <TR> tags instead of one at a time. Time wasted creating one at time.
            3. Stop forcing all the Tags folders to all be opened when opening a PDF file! Not…

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              0 comments  ·  Accessibility  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Reading order list

              It would be a HUGE improvement for the work I do if the reading order also could be changed by typing the order numbers in the order list. The reading order list can be very long sometimes, with endless, tedious drag and drops on each page as it is now.
              It is also annoying that the list jumps back to the top each time you re-order the list.

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                Under review  ·  2 comments  ·  Accessibility  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Reading experience dyslexics

                Hi! I have ADHD and dyslexia. I think it's kind of vital to improve the reading experience at the Acrobat reader. Microsoft has done a good job with the Edge epub reading features, would be nice to have some of these features to improve reading acessibility.

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                  1 comment  ·  Accessibility  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                  Hi Kalinne,
                  Please tell me what kind of features are you looking for?
                  Adobe Acrobat has many inbuilt features which might help you resolve your problem.
                  Features like Read out Loud feature used to enable the reading of the PDF, Accessibility Tool in Acrobat helps the user in many ways. Please check and tell if it meets your requirement.

                  Thanks
                  Rachit

                • Customize keyboard shortcuts

                  Like ALL other pro Adobe apps we use, please give users the ability to customize keyboard shortcuts! Thank you.

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                    0 comments  ·  Accessibility  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Text-to-speek SELECTED text only

                    I don't know how Acrobat has not allowed for a Text-To-Speech option of SELECTED text only yet. It's an amazing tool for people with disabilities... especially those who need text read to them.

                    It is extremely frustrating having to listen to the text of a document from the begining if you only need the last paragraph read allowed. Extremely disappointed Adobe hasn't stepped up their game.

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                      2 comments  ·  Accessibility  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                      Hello Greg,
                      I have escalated a feature request for the same to the higher management. This will be discussed in the future and the decision will be taken on this.

                      Thanks
                      Rachit

                    • Headings are not being shown in the TURO tool after saving as a tagged PDF from Word

                      The document is being tagged, perhaps properly, but it is impossible to tell using the TURO tool when showing structure types. In the Tags pane, headings are shown as H1, H2, etc in the actual tags, but whether the TURO tool is on when the Order or Tags panel is active, these show up as text (P).
                      I've never seen this problem before and suspect it has to do with a recent update/release.

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                        Need Info  ·  6 comments  ·  Accessibility  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • PDF Initial View Magnification Guidelines

                        Why doesn't Adobe set the default initial view magnification setting to "fit page" so a viewer can see an entire document upon initial view? As a seasoned graphic designer, I believe it is much more courteous to allow the viewer to orient themselves to an entire document and then allow then to zoom in for more detail. It is disconcerting to see a partial document when opening a PDF file. Adobe is a leader in accessibility standards and I wondered if you had insight into this topic, I don't see a recommended initial view magnification in the WCAG 2.0 AA…

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                          Need Info  ·  3 comments  ·  Accessibility  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • It would be wonderful to have the tools accessible as dropdowns from the Adobe Acrobat DC. Specifically, the file manager accessibility.

                          It would be wonderful to have the tools accessible as dropdowns from the Adobe Acrobat DC. Specifically, the file manager for Adobe Sign accessibility. I should be able to get to an overview status of all my sharing and sending/receiving. Now it is confusing since I have two Adobe Acrobats and one is for signature documents, the other is for other pdf documents.

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

                            Hi Tom,
                            Please provide me some more information about what issue are you facing exactly and what further improvement do you want with some Screenshot and a little brief detail. I have sent you a mail on your email id. Kindly revert on the same mail.

                            Thanks
                            Rachit

                          • Accessibility Requests!!!

                            Feature Requests / Bug Reports for the Accessibility features in Adobe Acrobat Pro DC.

                            Adobe Acrobat Pro DC (Version 2018.011.20063) on Windows 7 Professional.

                            For the Tags panel:
                            1. Option to create Lists <L> tags with a set number of List Items <LI> tags instead of one at a time. Time wasted creating one at time.
                            2. Option to created tables <Tables> tags with a set number of Rows <TR> tags instead of one at a time. Time wasted creating one at time.
                            3. Stop forcing all the Tags folders to all be opened when opening a PDF file! Not…

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                            • Acrobat deleted form fields from reading order when moved even one pixel

                              I am using the latest version of Mac Acrobat DC 2018.011.20038

                              1- Make a form field.
                              2- Select it so you can make a <form> with the OBJR
                              3- Drag it into its proper spot in the reading order.
                              4- Then move it even one pixel, it will delete itself. This happens on all fields of any type. It also happens if you just resize any field.

                              Since this Adobe Forum usually asks questions until people give up on the thread I even made a video of the whole thing:

                              https://drive.google.com/open?id=1S79CQ53xiebkxiXmZawAML2kpSY3O6Bn

                              By the way, I lost 17 hours of work.…

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                              • Tagging table cell contents, attribute inherited

                                When remediating a document created from Word, we had a group of tables (actually embedded Excel sheets) that auto-tagged as Figures. When the cells in these Figures were manually tagged using the Reading Order Tool they inherited the Bounding Box and Placement attributes of the Figure tag they were within. If the Figure tag was deleted and then the content was tagged this problem did not occur, but who knew this would happen? This caused unexpected issues using several remediation Tools -- Commonlook Validator would not open the file and Axes PDF Quick Fix showed a large bounding box around…

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                                • Autotag Document Assigns Failed Character Encoding

                                  Steps to reproduce
                                  PDF files generated by Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services 2008R2
                                  Process with 'Accessibility tools, Autotag Document'

                                  Environment (OS, version)
                                  Windows 10, Acrobat Pro DC
                                  2015 Release (Classic) Version 2015.006.30392

                                  Note that files were OK with Windows 10, Acrobat Pro XI (currently on the same workstation)
                                  Note that files had previously been OK with Windows 7, Acrobat Pro DC (prior workstation, no longer available)

                                  Expected Result
                                  Text recognized and assigned text characters
                                  Bullets recognized and assigned 'bullet' character
                                  Accessibility Checker passes content

                                  Observed Result
                                  Bullets assigned text character ('w', 'n', etc. - possibly the different values were based…

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                                  • Creating table summary removes accessible table tags

                                    Using the latest Acrobat DC on MacOS Sierra, the only way to add a summary to a table also removes correct, accessible tags.

                                    The only way to access the table summary is to open the Touch Up Reading Order panel, highlight the table in question, and mark it as a table in the TURO panel--even though the table was already correctly tagged and in the correct reading order. After this is done, the user can right click on the table and add a table summary.

                                    However, doing this changes the <table> tag to two nested <sect> tags and removes any…

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                                    • shortcut keys for touch up reading order tool

                                      Shortcut keys already exist if you have a screen reader enabled. If you could put in tooltips giving us those keys, it would speed up manually tagging files tremendously.

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                                        1 comment  ·  Accessibility  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                        Hi Mark

                                        I am not quite clear about what is the issue you are facing. Can you please give me some specific steps and your expectations?

                                        Thanks
                                        Vivek

                                      • Remove Document Preparation Dialogue

                                        Why would I need a dialogue box to tell me it's preparing and ready?? JUST DO IT! I don't need 15 dialogue boxes for each document open telling me about it. It's a background task; it should be in the background. This is so painfully obvious I can't understand why this dialogue box exists or why it doesn't disappear when ready instead of forcing itself on top and in the way.

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                                        • Acrobat pro dc with google drive and Chrome OS

                                          Please make Acrobat Pro DC function with Google Drive and work on the Chrome OS platforms...

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