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  1. Stop text boxes from combining

    PLEASE fix so text boxes stop combining. I KNOW Acrobat is not an "editiing" app but I have to make contact sheets from multiple products and sources from Adobe Bridge. Then the client needs a couple changes, or we need to update an area on the contact sheet ONLY. Constantly have to fight to redo text. Not editable in other apps - Illustrator can only open one page at a time. Can't edit PDF in Indesign. Can't edit in Word. These are NATIVE pdf's from Bridge. Thank you.

    9 votes
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    Under review  ·  4 comments  ·  Editing PDFs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. One Click Sub-Folder Integration in PDF Portfolio

    When you combined individual subfolders within a master folder when creating a PDF Portfolio, the previous Acrobat Pro allowed you to do this feature with one click. The current Acrobat Pro DC software requires that you create a portfolio and manually add the individual folders. Please add back the option for the one-click subfolder integration!

    9 votes
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    2 comments  ·  Creating PDFs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. Save all tabs with one click

    Please create a functionality to save all tabs with one click. Currently we need to go through every tab to save them. And while at it, close all and print all -functions would come handy too.

    9 votes
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    Under review  ·  4 comments  ·  User Interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  4. PDF Thumbnails in PDF Portfolio : Portfolio/ View / Layout

    In Acrobat Pro DC 2015 Classic & Acrobat Pro 2017 the PDF icons on the left are quite large in Portfolio / View /Layout . It would be great if PDF Thumbnails could be enabled like in Windows explorer by checking the preference in General . I realise not all file thumbnails for all types of files could easily be created ( example Excel , Word )etc ..but we combine a lot of PDF secured files into a Portfolio & the thumbnail PDF view would really be a great feature in Portfolio/View / Layout
    Windows 7 Pro 32 bit &…

    9 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Creating PDFs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  5. crashes when scaning multiple pages

    crashes when scaning multiple pages

    9 votes
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    Under review  ·  7 comments  ·  Scanning and OCR  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  6. Requests

    Please make it so the fonts are WYSIWIG. It's incredibly frustrating to look at an enormous list of fonts and have no idea what they look like. Also, it would be nice to see Arial in there! Thanks.

    9 votes
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    Under review  ·  1 comment  ·  Editing PDFs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  7. Export PDF as InDesign file

    We often receive multi-page PDFs of publications initially created in InDesign with a request for updates. In order to make these updates flexibly, we would have to recreate the document indesign and then make the updates.

    I seams reasonable to ask Adobe, to create a functionality, where one can convert or export PDF (generated from InDesign document) to .indd InDesign file format.

    9 votes
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    Under review  ·  1 comment  ·  Exporting PDFs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  8. Option to eliminate words with mixed number and letters in OCR

    Provide a check off that functions to prevent the OCR from mixing numbers and symbols in words.
    For example: Custodian should not be read Cu&t0d1an - only letters should be recognized in words.

    9 votes
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    Under review  ·  6 comments  ·  Scanning and OCR  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  9. Out of Memory Error/Draw Error

    I am running Adobe Acrobat DC on a Windows 7 machine with 16GB of RAM and an NVidia NVS 310 Graphics Card. I have no issues regarding visual display or memory with other software. When running Adobe Acrobat DC, I frequently encounter issues where the file/program crashes, giving an error that it is Out of Memory or encountering a Draw Error. This has happened while reading multiple different PDF files, usually after I have been scrolling through the file for a short time. Usually, when this message occurs the page displays as a blank white page, and if I continue…

    9 votes
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    Under review  ·  9 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  10. Document title transfer from MS Word plug-in

    In the PDF Maker plug-in for MS Office, add additional controls in the PDF Preference settings to make accessible PDFs:

    Set the Display Title options to a drop-down menu with the choices of Document Title or File Name.

    8 votes
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  11. Acrobat Pro DC crashes randomly after scan

    After scan from HP Officejet Pro 8620, Acrobat just closes/crashes. Random occurrence.

    8 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Scanning and OCR  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    Under review  ·  Mohit Kumar responded

    Hi,

    We regret the inconvenience that you are facing. I will take this issue with the engineering team and let you know as soon as a solution is available.

    Regards,
    Mohit Kumar

  12. Language Translator

    Increasingly throughout the internet there are files available which are not in our own language ☹ I remain baffled why an in-built translator has not been implemented to generate a translated document given the number of countries globally using Adobe today. In simple terms, we have computers to do this for us as I again find myself attempting the labourious task to convert line by line through an online translator. This says a lot for us as a technology society.

    8 votes
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    2 comments  ·  User Interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  13. shrink or resize the print dialog box, and make it scrollwheel responsive

    Needless to say, I print a lot from Acrobat. It bugs me constantly that when the print dialog comes up, it's too big to fit entirely on the screen. The actual "print" button is off screen on the bottom, and requires scrolling down to be able to click it. That should not be the case. Even more annoying is the fact that the dialog itself, although it has a scroll bar, is not responsive to my scrollwheel mouse. It absolutely should be.

    8 votes
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    10 comments  ·  Printing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    Under review  ·  pooja . responded

    Hi,

    Thanks for your valuable feedback. We have recorded it as bug in our database.

    Best Regards!

  14. Sync reading position across devices with Document Cloud

    Many books are published in PDF format, and it would be convenient if the last read position would sync across all of a user's devices for PDFs stored in Document Cloud. This convenient feature exists with e-books published for Google Play or Kindle

    8 votes
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    1 comment  ·  Cloud Storage  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  15. Search for formatted text

    Please extend the advanced search with formatting options (bold, italic, etc.)

    8 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  16. Thumbnail size reduction in Acrobat

    RE:Acrobat Professional ver. 2017 and DC

    In version 9 I was able to reduce the size of a thumbnail whereby I could view +/- 50 thumbnail pages alongside of a single page document view. According to tech support, this functionality is no longer available. If the only way to see more than +/- 5 thumbnails is to fill the screen with the thumbnail pane, then what is the point of thumbnails at all. I have attached a screen shot to show how I view a document.

    It would be extremely useful to bring back this basic functionality. Given that older…

    8 votes
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    6 comments  ·  Page Operations  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hi Mike

    We have shared your concern with the team and we will look into this. In the meantime as you yourself mentioned, you can resize the thumbnails panel to a size where you can accommodate more thumbnails and can still see the document.
    Sorry for the inconvenience.

    Regards
    Vivek

  17. Please add tamil language in OCR

    Kindly add tamil language support in ocr and other tools

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    Under review  ·  4 comments  ·  Scanning and OCR  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  18. User Product Report

    Within the Adobe Admin Console an administrator does not have the capability to export user data identifying which product is assigned to the user. To run the reports you have to drill to every product and export the data. I asked for the report from tech support and they said the feature I am requesting is not available but to request to it added as a feature. On the feature wish form drop list it does not specify Admin functions so I chose first Adobe product on the list. The function to export all user data to understand the products…

    8 votes
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  19. Need a feature that allows you to change the default "Save As" location. This is available in Microsoft Word, but not in Adobe.

    Need a feature that allows you to change the default "Save As" location. This is available in Microsoft Word, but not in Adobe.

    8 votes
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  20. PATH AND FILE NAME INSERT OPTION

    I would like to see a feature added to Acrobat that would allow Acrobat to stamp the path (location) and name of the document which was created. I am attaching an example of a document created with a different program in which the feature is highlighted..

    It would also be great if that stamp would adjust and change as the document is renamed, moved or received and saved by the receiving party.

    8 votes
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