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  1. 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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    20 comments  ·  User Interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. 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

    10 votes
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    Need Info  ·  1 comment  ·  Security & Digital signatures  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. I HATE the interface - I hate it I hate it I hate it!

    The GIANT icons! The in-app sending that doesn't work! The childishness of the design and interface! The distance from the powerful controls that I have come to use and count on from decades of using Acrobat pro and seeing it grow in capacity and power.
    Every
    Single
    Time
    I open this, save a document, send a document, reset the screen again to show thumbnails, I curse you all.
    How can it be both harder to use and more childish?

    9 votes
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    3 comments  ·  Share & Collaboration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    Need Info  ·  Sahil Singla responded

    Hi,

    Apologies for the inconvenience caused !

    Could you please let me know the exact issue you are facing so that I can suggest a workaround.

    Thanks & Regards,
    Sahil

  4. 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

    9 votes
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    Need Info  ·  7 comments  ·  User Interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  5. tag

    I would like to add tags to PDF files that are inside of a Windows folder and be able to filter by tags.
    At the moment, the naming convention organises the PDF files in an order that is not beneficial for us.
    Can we add tags to PDF files and filter inside of a Windows folder?

    8 votes
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    1 comment  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  6. Eraser

    The program needs an eraser (I've been telling Adobe techs this for years) If you need an example, download a trial version of Bluebeam Revu. Take a look at their crop, eraser, cut and flatten tools. You guys need to step up your game!

    8 votes
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    Need Info  ·  3 comments  ·  Page Operations  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  7. 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.

    8 votes
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    Need Info  ·  10 comments  ·  User Interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  8. 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.

    8 votes
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    Need Info  ·  0 comments  ·  Exporting PDFs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  9. Please add 'Send and Track' tool back to the Adobe Acrobat DC Pro application.

    In the most recent update to Adobe Acrobat, you removed Share & Track tool. I realize this tool has been changed to 'Share' and the original Send and Track is still available via browser. Even so, having Send & Track within the application tools is much more convenient.

    Why don't I use the new 'Share' tool? Unfortunately the Share feature does not allow us to send a protected document. It is also very clunky to format a message longer than 5 words with custom subject line.

    Bring back Send and Track in the UI please.

    Thanks!

    7 votes
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    Need Info  ·  5 comments  ·  Share & Collaboration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  10. User- Friendly Accessibility Tagging

    Please change the way Adobe Acrobat does the reading order so that the tags in the tags pane will automatically correspond to the order in the Touch- up reading order pane.
    Also please make it easier to tag links - when I try to tag links it doesn't work right. Please consider creating a version of Adobe Acrobat that makes it easy to comply with Section 508 as described at Section508.gov. Dealing with the tags pane is a nightmare and also the unmarked annotations issue and other issues are a nightmare and don't fix easily. Please make this easier to…

    7 votes
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    2 comments  ·  Accessibility  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  11. Freehand Highlighter

    I recently discovered the new feature in Acrobat Pro DC that allows me to use the highlight tool to highlight "text" in a scanned pdf that has not been ocr'd. I tried to use it today but it would not work. Was the awesome feature removed? If so it should be brought back!

    7 votes
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    Need Info  ·  4 comments  ·  Commenting  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  12. I can't email a PDF file directly from documents-just started recently. Have always been able to do so.

    I can't email a PDF file directly from documents-just started recently. Have always been able to do so.

    7 votes
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  13. 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

    6 votes
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  14. (Not Responding)

    (Not Responding) - Too common now. Miss the old days before the latest round of updates. Fast load. Now have to wait about a minute before working on a document while ? happens and ties up resources. Thanks

    6 votes
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    Need Info  ·  5 comments  ·  Installation and Licensing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  15. 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

  16. language tags lost

    When importing pages from other PDF's, any language identifiers associated with the individual accessibility tags should be imported. Currently the language tags are lost for the documents inserted. Adbobe Acrobat Pro and Adobe DC

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

    Hi,
    I have shared your concern with Engineering team. Meanwhile Please share some sample documents via weblink which you are trying to combine so that we can fix it for you.

    Thanks
    Rachit

  17. Acrobat icon in Windows 10 menu

    I have already reported the fact that, when installing or updating Adobe Acrobat (which happens rather often), the program icon in the Windows menu is incorrect. I know how to bypass the problem by creating manually the good icon, but each time Acrobat is updated, this bad icon reappears (see screenshot).

    This is a VERY long lasting bug. So please, fix it!!!

    Thank you

    5 votes
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    3 comments  ·  Installation and Licensing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hi,

    Could you please try the following steps and let us know if the issue is resolved:

    • Delete Adobe Acrobat icon from the Start Menu, the desktop and from the taskbar.
    • Go to C: > ProgramData > Microsoft > Windows > Start Menu > Programs and you’ll find the " Adobe Acrobat DC " with the wrong icon. The that looks like a shortcut. Delete it and close the window.
    • Go to C: > Program Files (x86) > Adobe > Acrobat DC > Acrobat and find Acrobat.exe
    • Right click on Acrobat.exe > Send to > Desktop
    • Right click again on Acrobat.exe > Pin to Start Menu… and close the window
    • Right click on Acrobat.exe – shortcut (that you just created on your desktop) > Copy
    • Go back to: C: > ProgramData > Microsoft > Windows > Start Menu > Programs… and Paste the…

  18. What a hunk of **** this program is. Slow, cumbersome, won't let me look at my own documents without signing in, you've destroyed this and

    Quit using this hunk of **** software. You've become microsoft. What a terrible, slow, cumbersome, bothersome package you've created.

    5 votes
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  19. 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…

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

    Hi,
    We have taken up your request and we are continuously working on making a better experience for our customer.

    Meanwhile, you can check out the latest updates of the May release.

    Thanks
    Rachit

  20. Ability to justify text boxes and form fields to each other -aligned top/right/left/bottom

    Currently there is no easy way to create a form from scratch with numerous lines and fields. It is easier to create it in Word and then export it, but then there are issues with editing and aligning field boxes to the text. Please make a feature to snap the text boxes to field boxes so they line up perfectly and quickly.

    5 votes
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