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  1. Delete a layer feature

    Delete a layer option is missing in a layers pannel. Would be very usefull feature for preparing PDFs for print with correct layer content. Possible workarounds (delete layer content + merge) are too complicated and not safe for prepress.

    18 votes
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    1 comment  ·  User Interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. Set a default order for when combining files

    Rather than re-ordering and re-arranging pdfs within a combined file, I would like to be able to determine the order files are compiled. This can be by file title (alphabetically) or others. Right now when I combine several files into one pdf, they are scrambled out of order and I have to rearrange manually which can be cumbersome for larger compilations.

    17 votes
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    4 comments  ·  Creating PDFs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. Why did you hide the checkmark?

    Why did you hide the checkmark?

    17 votes
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    Planned  ·  7 comments  ·  Commenting  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  4. It is so slow it is almost unusable.

    Adobe Acorbat Pro DC is so slow it is almost unusable. I am ready to find an other .pdf creator. I have tried every fix found in the forums and nothing has substantially helped.

    17 votes
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    Under review  ·  6 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  5. Add proper LongPath support

    Adobe fails to open files when a file path & name exceed MAX_PATH. Windows no longer has a hard path character limit if the LongPathsEnabled key is set in the registry. See https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/desktop/fileio/naming-a-file#maximum-path-length-limitation

    Modern applications are adopting this new standard with the mentioned file management hooks provided by the OS.

    Adobe is falling behind in this regard. Please add proper Long Path support.

    16 votes
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    1 comment  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  6. Bug - PDF Tag Panel does not match Reading Order Tool by marking all Tags as Span

    This issue of InDesign and Acrobat incompatibility in regards to Acrobat displaying all spans even when the Reading Order is correct has been around for over two years. We deserve to know what Adobe is doing about it.

    Acrobat Team acknowledges the problem and blames InDesign:

    "It's actually not an Acrobat issue, it's an issue with InDesign and how it's generating the Content that Acrobat is displaying correctly"

    https://forums.adobe.com/message/10005333#10005333

    InDesign Team acknowledges the problem and blames Acrobat:

    "You'd have to talk to the Acrobat team about why they display in the Tags panel the way they do." - Adobe
    https://forums.adobe.com/message/10225230#10225230

    16 votes
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    6 comments  ·  Accessibility  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  7. a way to PERMANENTLY keep comment toolbar open in adobe reader dc

    a way to PERMANENTLY keep comment toolbar open in adobe reader dc

    16 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Editing PDFs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  8. 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.

    16 votes
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    11 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

  9. Printing locally from Adobe Acrobat Pro DC has never worked despite multiple "fixes"

    I have CC full suite and from the day I had to install Adobe Acrobat Pro DC I have been unable to print locally from any open PDF. I have tried multiple fixes. I have uninstalled and reinstalled several times. I've updated the printer drivers and had my IT support look at it. And now that this program is embedded in everything, I can't event go back to Acrobat XI. If I'm lucky I can export the PDF as an image or word document and print from there, but if I'm looking at document that's large that is just simply…

    16 votes
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    8 comments  ·  Printing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    Need Info  ·  rite responded

    HI Ginger,

    Please provide the Acrobat / Reader version installed on your system. Also provide a sample PDF document on which you have observed this issue.

    Thanks
    Ritesh

  10. Set a default location when saving or opening files

    It would be great if we could manage the default location of the directory that adobe auto opens to save a file to. And for opening previously saved files as well.

    16 votes
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    Under review  ·  2 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  11. Add option to use file name instead of TITLE in the Adobe Acrobat Reader

    It is difficult to figure out which file is which when viewing multiple files with the same TITLE. The person using the reader is powerless to change the title.

    PLEASE provide a global preference / setting in the Reader,preferences to have the Reader use the file name all the time.

    15 votes
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    9 comments  ·  User Interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  12. SEND FOR SIGNATURE NOT WORKING!!!!!!!

    Does not send, goes into perpetual loop of "next". How do I roll back the update! Need to know ASAP!

    15 votes
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    7 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thanks for reach out to us. It will be great if you could share the below information :

    1. Machine configuration like OS version etc.
    2. Acrobat version (Go to Help→About Adobe Acrobat Pro DC)
    3. User id with you have logged in Acrobat.
    4. Exact set of steps you are trying to execute

    Also is the issue occurring with a particular type of file ?

    Regards,
    Sandeep Grover

  13. Raise without a handler

    Wow. I LOVE your products, but HOLY S&*T was it difficult to get to a point where I could actually "Contact" adobe. As a professional UX designer (sorry for how that must sound...) this UX is ABSOLUTELY unacceptable for a company of your prestige.

    Here is my issue, I used to be able to drag .png files into Adobe Acrobat and the software would brilliantly ask me if I wanted to combine these pngs into a single file, "Why yes, Thats exactly what I want! Thank you."

    This worked flawlessly for the last year. Now, out of nowhere, the program…

    15 votes
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    Under review  ·  47 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  14. Presenter notes

    Allow presenter notes like on power point

    15 votes
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  15. 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.

    14 votes
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    5 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

  16. Adobe Admin Console

    In Adobe Admin Console it would be nice have a date when licence has been assigned to user and also history of licences (When, by who and to whom was licence assigned). Also I would like to see user activity log. When last time user used application.

    14 votes
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    6 comments  ·  Installation and Licensing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  17. When a PDF is opened within the browser, add a button on the toolbar to open in the full app

    We need to set PDFs to open in the browser, however, sometimes the user needs to edit these (such as using Fill & Sign). In this case, the user clicks Fill & Sign, and they are told to download the file and open it.

    It would be far easier if the toolbar that's visible when a user opens a PDF in the browser has a simple button where they could open it in whatever app they had set as the default for PDFs (Acrobat Professional, or Reader). Perhaps a button called "Open in Acrobat"

    14 votes
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  18. Two-sided printing does not work with Acrobat Pro and HP OfficeJet 8710

    I have spent the past few months troubleshooting with HP Technicians and have determined that there is a bug when trying to print double-sided documents in Acrobat Pro (DC) using a HP OfficeJet 8710 printer on a Mac. The documents print reverse meaning that for a 3-page document, pages 2 and 3 print double-sided on one sheet of paper while page 1, prints separately. This does not occur with any other HP printers

    14 votes
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    20 comments  ·  Printing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    Need Info  ·  rite responded

    Hi,

    Please provide the following information to reproduce the issue at our end:
    1. Your OS version
    2. Installed Acrobat/Reader version
    3. Printer drivers and model
    4. Sample PDF document on which you have observed this issue.

    Thanks
    Ritesh

  19. Adobe Sign - Invidual Plan

    I believe that in invidual plan there should be: Branding, Social authentication, Advanced forms, Leanguages and Advanced Workflows.

    By my opinion it could save lots and time and problems for Adobe Sign's users. :)

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  20. Please add the .msg file type as an option for converting email messages that are saved on a network drive to PDF Portfolio format.

    We need the ability to convert folders/subfolders containing .msg files to a PDF Portfolio file. But the .msg extension is not a supported extension for conducting this conversion. The only way to do it is to create a folder in Outlook and drag all of the .msg files into the folder, which isn't practical and is an extra step. All of the other Microsoft file types seem to be supported (docx, xlsx, pptx, etc.), so I'm not sure why the .msg file type isn't supported.

    I have spent a couple support sessions with Tanvi Bhalla of Adobe trying to solve…

    13 votes
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