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  1. 21 votes
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    Under review  ·  21 comments  ·  Fill & Sign  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. Where is the ability to "Track Changes"?!

    You are missing a most basic editing feature: The ability to display additions or deletes to text in a pdf, as in Word's "Track Changes". How does a client see my edits to their document? Really! Will this be rectified?

    21 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Editing PDFs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    Under review  ·  Bilal Ansari responded

    Thank you for the feedback. I have forwarded your request to the engineering team. They will reach out to you if any more information is needed.

  3. Edit PDF in Adobe Pro DC online

    The online version of Adobe Pro DC needs to have an edit function for existing PDFs. Especially ones that were created in the desktop version of Pro DC. You are unable to continue working on a PDF that you created on the desktop, but need to do an update or edit to that file away from your desktop/office.

    21 votes
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    1 comment  ·  Editing PDFs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    Under review  ·  Bilal Ansari responded

    Thank you for the feedback. I have forwarded your request to the engineering team. They will reach out to you if any more information is needed.

  4. Save/Save new PDF not working

    Save. 'Save as'. CMD + S. It doesn't matter how I attempt, I cannot save regular PDFs from inside Acrobat. I have to create an 'optimized PDF' in order to save any of my work inside of Acrobat. I have been loving the functionality of the new Acrobat, but now I can't even save. Very frustrating.

    21 votes
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    Under review  ·  10 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  5. Why did you hide the checkmark?

    Why did you hide the checkmark?

    20 votes
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    Planned  ·  7 comments  ·  Commenting  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  6. Reporting on Adobe Admin Console

    I would like the ability to run usage reports in the Adobe Admin Console.

    Ideally, I would like to run reports for application usage and see what users have been using the application in the last 90 days.

    I would then like to un-assign any licenses that have not been used in the last 90 days, to free up licenses for other users that require the software.

    It would also be beneficial if there were functionality to have this process done automatically. So you set up how long you want licenses to be assigned to users and user not using…

    20 votes
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    2 comments  ·  Installation and Licensing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  7. The ability to drag and drop and reorder portfolios

    Would be great to be able edit the portfolios files layout once saved and move the files around or change the order by dragging them to where you want it rather then by the choices provided I think it was called freeform or something like that. I use to be able to do this with Adobe X, with DC I can't. Really am not liking the latest version of Adobe, wish I could go back to my old version.

    20 votes
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    8 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    Under review  ·  mrraj@adobe.com responded

    Thanks for raising your concern.

    We noted down this issue in our database, will keep you posted.

    Thanks,

  8. Change default lookup link for selected word definitions in Acrobat Pro and Reader

    Currently the default lookup reference for word definitions in Acrobat is dictionary.com, an inadequate resource for a great many word definitions. There should be a setting to change this default to another URL of the user's choice. Some examples, but not exclusively, that are significantly better than the current choice would be merriamwebster.com or oxforddictionaries.com

    20 votes
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    5 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  9. Add iCloud Drive as an option in Storage Accounts

    I use iCloud Drive for file sharing and iCloud Drive is not listed as an option of connected cloud storage.

    20 votes
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    Under review  ·  5 comments  ·  Cloud Storage  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  10. Add comments to PDFs in Microsoft Teams (or OneDrive or Dropbox)

    Working in Microsoft Teams it is needed to be able to make comments in the same PDF-file (online) like we can do in Word and Excel-files, so the team can see each others comments, and add their comments in the same PDF (without having to download and upload, which will result in several PDFs, and will not be very efficient).

    19 votes
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    1 comment  ·  Share & Collaboration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  11. Stop asking me to sign in every time I open a document

    Please stop asking me to sign in every time I open a PDF document. The pop up screen is very annoying

    19 votes
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    7 comments  ·  Adobe Sign  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  12. Tick box in comments disappeared after last update

    I always used the tick box while reviewing, using a filter so that comments I processed also disappeared. It was an easy and intuitive way of editing the source text with the help of the comments in the PDF. After the last update, the tick box is gone and now hidden. You have to click the dots in the top right corner of the comment, then select 'Set status' and then click the status. That's THREE clicks instead of one. NOT user friendly, NOT intuitive, NO improvement. Please give me back my tick box!

    19 votes
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    Planned  ·  4 comments  ·  Commenting  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  13. 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.

    19 votes
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    Under review  ·  2 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  14. 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.

    18 votes
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    4 comments  ·  Creating PDFs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  15. 2 steps to add check to comments - Build: 19.8.20071.303822

    In previous versions of Acrobat I was able to Check a comment (typically once I had made an edit to my InDesign doc). By setting the filter to show unchecked comments only I was systematically able to go through a set of clients edits. In the new version of Acrobat you have removed the ability to just click to check a comment. I now have to open a drop down menu and select it. This is really annoying when you have a large document with over 100 comments (as I regularly do).

    Please return the simple check box to the…

    18 votes
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    Planned  ·  3 comments  ·  Commenting  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  16. Set default color for adding text

    Make it possible to set a default color in the menu:
    Preferences > Content Editing

    in addition to the already supported settings for font and its size.

    18 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Editing PDFs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  17. 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.

    18 votes
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    Under review  ·  7 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  18. 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.

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    1 comment  ·  User Interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  19. Adobe Licensing Application hangs after login on Mac OS 10.15.2 (Catalina)

    When trying to start the newest version of Adobe Acrobat 2017 for Mac OS on Catalina after logging in with the Adobe ID the Adobe Licensing Application hangs. See: https://community.adobe.com/t5/acrobat/acrobat-licensing-application-hangs-after-login-on-mac-os-10-15-catalina/td-p/10752118
    The software is unusable.

    17 votes
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    38 comments  ·  Installation and Licensing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  20. GET RID OF 'WHO NEEDS TO SIGN FIRST' SCREEN

    I am not sure why there is now a screen after I press the fill & sign button that asks who needs to fill and sign first, but it is just 1 more step, one more click I have to make before signing each document I open - very inconvenient. This extra step also seems to slow down the time it takes adobe to open and prepare my document for any sort of editing.

    17 votes
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    10 comments  ·  Fill & Sign  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hi All,

    Fill and Sign and Adobe Sign (formerly known as Send for Signature) are now consolidated into a single Sign tool where you can either fill & sign a document or get a document signed from others. It includes a simplified experience that asks you who needs to fill and sign first: you or others and then walks you through the steps to complete the task. It’s the one place for all your form filling and signature needs. For detailed information, you may refer to the article What’s new in Adobe Acrobat DC

    This is designed behavior, I will check with the team and will share an update soon.

    Thanks for your time and patience on this.

    Regards,
    Sandeep Grover

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