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  1. 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 →
  2. Insufficient data for an image

    I open all PDF files just fine. After anywhere from 20 mins to an a couple hours I will receive an error "Insufficient data for an image" and the document goes blank - all pages are white. If I have multiple PDFs open the same thing happens to other files, though may get different error such as "There was an error while reading a stream." but all pages similarly go blank. Have to close all and reopen. Files may or may not have comments in them. Seems to happen to any and all files.

    Running Windows 10 Pro, 32 Gb…

    9 votes
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    1 comment  ·  Page Operations  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. Using "Compare Page Range" and input "New File Dialog" crash.


    1. Open Acrobat Pro DC

    2. Open File A.pdf and B/pdf

    3. Select "Compare Files"

    4. Open "Select Files to Compare", and push Settings button

    5. Open Setting dialog, input New File combo box

    6. Freeze Acrobat

    This problems on Windows 10 and Acrobat Pro (2017.011.30113 and 2019.010.20069).

    Original Problem is Japan Forums thread.
    https://forums.adobe.com/thread/2588735

    9 votes
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  4. Acrobat Comments is now a mess

    There used to be lines in between each comment that help you see where one comment ended and the next one started. The new comments panel design is a mess that makes it hard to distinguish which comment is checked and which is not everything just flows together in one long indistinguishable mess. And for God’s sake bring back the old method of checking off a comment.

    9 votes
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  5. need to include the option to export to word with Arabic language support

    I need to export PDF "Arabic" to word documents DOC

    9 votes
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    5 comments  ·  Exporting PDFs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  6. new update makes work inefficient

    This recent update is extremely frustrating. It dropped off tools that were in my toolbar previously (page view/zoom options disappeared) and I had to figure out how to get them back.

    Not only is the comments bar is now uglier/bulkier, when you have sorted comments to not include ones marked as completed it no longer dynamically removes the comments you mark as you go. You now have to go back and clear your comment filter and reapply "none" to hide completed comments.

    To add insult to injury, there is no longer an option for other versions in ACC, so I…

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


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    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?


    1. 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 DC and…

    9 votes
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  8. Import files or folders to Document Cloud

    It would be nice if I can import pdf files from various folders or folder on my desktop to the cloud without opening and saving each file individually. Also, a security feature at folder level would be an advantage.

    9 votes
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    Thank you for providing your feedback. We will inform the engineering team about it and will let you know in case of any updates.

    Regards,
    Sandeep

  9. Home/Tools/Document Tabs are intrusive and annoying

    It's pointless to customize and 'show' tool icons in the toolbar, because those tools that I want and use are hidden under the 3 dots. And that happens because Home, Tools, Document, and My Account is stuck permanently and uselessly in the toolbar.

    I have set the program to open multiple files in separate windows, so I don't need the Document tab. The Tools sidebar can be opened by clicking in the margin at the edge of the window, so I don't need that. And if users need to open and close files within the program (can't understand why), then…

    9 votes
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  10. Send for Signature message customization

    It would be really nice to be able to customize the message that automatically populates when sending a document for signature. Instead of it saying "Please review and complete this document," we would like to change it to be the message we paste in every time.

    9 votes
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    3 comments  ·  Adobe Sign  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  11. Table of Contents

    I would like to be able to generate a table of contents using bookmarks within a PDF. While there are some third party plugins that will do this, it would be helpful to have this feature within Acrobat.

    9 votes
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  12. My Adobe Acrobat XI Pro opens then crashes!!

    My Adobe Acrobat XI Pro opens then crashes!

    9 votes
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  13. Customize Comment Pane

    The comments pane takes up WAY too much space. I would like the ability to customize what I see there.

    Currently in the Comments pane, it display the:

    -Author Name
    -Type of Comment
    -Text within the pop-up note
    -Date and Time

    Sometimes all of this information is useful, but most of the time, I don't need to see all that! It is a waste of screen space. I would like the ability to show to only those options which I need. In this case, I just want to see what is in the pop-up note, nothing more.

    We can customize…

    9 votes
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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. Can we have the old one back. This is too cumbersome.

    So hard to use and wastes so much of my time looking for things.
    I just need the preview/navigator on the side so I can rotate or crop and a highlighter in the tools and the hand to move the page around. Every time I open a file it defaults back to nothing I can use. Please bring back version 10

    9 votes
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  17. 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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  18. Copy text out of comment

    1 Copyedits made in a comment format are nearly impossible to copy and paste
    2 Receive PDF with comments.Select text in comment, either in popup window or in sidebar list, and copy to clipboard. Check clipboard contents: empty.
    3 Any version of DC, Mac platform. Have deleted files, the application, all Adobe software, reinstalled. Created new user profile. Purchased a NEW COMPUTER and installed DC. The problem is OS-, file- and device-independent.
    4 Expected result: copying text would result in it being copied to the clipboard.
    5. Observed result: nothing is copied. Has been the case since the initial release…

    9 votes
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  19. Combine two small pages and create one single page

    When I scan two pages and crop them, they are smaller or equal to an 8.5 x 11 sheet of paper. I want to be able to take the two pages and make them just one single page. There are many times that I have scanned something that had just a couple lines at the top of the second page. I may want to be able to shrink that to fit it all on one page. I think there should be options for doing that. Since people are trying to be more and more digital to store information and use…

    9 votes
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  20. 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

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