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  1. The ordinal 3282 could not be located in the dynamic link library with update 21.005.20048, June 08, 2021

    With the 21.005.20048 Planned update, June 08, 2021, it introduced a new issue that didn't previously exist with our TMW application from Trimble.

    Error = The ordinal 3282 could not be located in the dynamic link library
    C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Acrobat Reader DC\Reader\AcroRd32.dll.

    This error did not exist with the May 11 update. This error was introduced this week with the Jun 8 update.

    I need to know how to roll-back or reinstall the 21.001.20155 Planned update, May 11, 2021 until this is fixed.

    Please contact Trimble for more information. They may be reaching out to you as well to understand…

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    0 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hi,

    Requesting you to please share the below information :

    1. Go to Preferences > Security(Enhanced). Make sure Protected Mode is enabled and check if the issue still occurs.
    2. Can you share ProcMon logs (https://www.adobe.com/devnet-docs/acrobatetk/tools/Labs/acromonitor.html) and Debug view logs from the same session?
    3. Is it possible to share a trial link of the Trimble software so that we can reproduce the issue in-house.
    4. It will also be great if we can setup a live connect session in order to quickly resolve the issue.

    You can reach out to me at sagrover@adobe.com.

    Let me know in case of any concerns.

    Regards,
    Sandeep Grover

  2. Acrobat 2020 stops responding when saving

    When saving a pdf, acrobat stops responding and must be force quit. This usually does not happen with "save as", only with save. I am running Mac OS Big Sur, version 11.4. Acrobat Pro 2020 (obtained through my university) is version 2020.001.30020. A text file of the crash report is attached

    1 vote

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  3. Displaced text during PDF conversion from PowerPoint

    Text in vector graphic images (.svg/.emf) files get displaced and in some cases overlap with other objects in the image during PowerPoint to PDF conversion with Adobe. This issue wasn't present when using Adobe PDF Library 20.9.95

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  4. Change speed on Read aloud for PC

    Why can't I change the speed of the Read aloud just because I am dyslexic does not mean that I need to have have the material read so slowly.

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

    Hi,
    Thank you for connecting with us. Please follow the below steps to change the speed of Read Out Loud:
    1. Go to Preferences. (Ctrl + K)
    2. Go to Reading in Left hand navigation bar
    3. Under Read Out Loud Options heading, Uncheck Use default speech attributes and enter the speed in Words per minute field between 50 to 450.
    4. Click Ok and use Read Out Loud

    Similarly you can change other attributes as well. Please confirm if this resolves your issue.

    Thanks
    Rachit

  5. "Find" (CNTRL + F) highlight color needs to be more visible

    When I search for text on the page, the "highlight" that indicates the presence of that word on the page is IMPOSSIBLE to see. We need some way of really making text STAND OUT. For, example, in the image below I've searched for the word "chair." Can YOU see it? (hint: 22.18)

    2 votes

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  6. Highlight to website

    If you are looking at a text you should be able to highlight a part of the text it should send you to the website that they got the idea from. While your writing a text instead of putting in a bibliography you should highlight your text and reference it there.

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  7. InDesign to Acrobat Accessibility Bug

    When performing Acrobat remediation on Indesign publications containing correct export tagging, the Acrobat Reading Order tool shows "P" tags at the end of each line of text (as well as additional "P" tags in the middle of lines). The Acrobat Tags panel shows no paragraph tags -- just broken up lines of text.

    Fortunately, these broken up lines are not reproduced as such by the screen reader. So why does Acrobat identify each line of text with a "P" in the first place?

    This issue needs to be fixed as it creates a dilemma and lot of unnecessary remediation work…

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    1 comment  ·  Accessibility  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hi,
    I checked it on my side and this is because Indesign create tags in such a way that it contains multiple line text. The Reading Order tool shows the separate container due to multi line text. It can be seen as single if you check “Display like elements in single block” checkbox.

    For the multiline text, the issue will be fixed from Indesign side.

    Please tell me if I can help you with anything else.

    Thanks
    Rachit

  8. PDFMaker causes Character Encoding failure

    Steps to reproduce the issue:
    1. Type text in any of the below affected scripts in Word:
    - Devanagari
    - Bengali
    - Telugu
    - Tamil
    - Arabic
    - Gujarati
    - Kannada
    - Malayalam
    - Myanmar
    - Sinhala
    2. Export the document to PDF with Acrobat > Create PDF.
    3. Run the Accessibility Check.

    Environment (OS, other related application versions, etc.):
    OS: Windows 10
    Word: 2102 (Build 13801.20360)
    Acrobat Pro DC: 21.001.20145

    Expected result:
    Characters originally encoded at valid Unicode codepoints in Word should not cause Character Encoding issues in Acrobat Pro DC's Accessibility Check.

    Observed results:
    Some Unicode characters in…

    2 votes

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  9. Improved MacOS "spoken content" functionality in Acrobat for Mac

    The text reader in MacOS is not a typical screen reader, but it does provide easy, fast access to spoken content from on-screen text. Unfortunately, it does not work with Adobe Acrobat. Ideally, it would speak selected text with a keyboard shortcut, but only reads the document name in Adobe Acrobat. The Acrobat screen reader is difficult to use, does not read selected text, and often fails due to pdf accessibility issues.

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  10. Immersive Reader vs. Acrobat Read Out Loud Audio

    Microsoft Word 365 has an immersive reader where the text is read out loud while panning and highlighting the text being read with options such as WPM adjustment. Trying to use the Read Out Loud function in Adobe Acrobat Reader is painful. It is hard to find, the synthetic voice is unpleasant and disruptive, and overall the accessibility for this feature seems to be the bare minimum. PDF's are the format of choice for scientific papers, which are rather dry reading material. An option to listen, following along while reading would greatly increase the efficacy of this program. I've personally…

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

    Hi,
    I understand the issue faced by you here. I can help you with some of the functionalities fo ROL.
    1. Finding ROL : It can be found in View Menu → ROL → Activate ROL – > Read the document. Alternatively, you can use keyboard shortcut also i.e. Ctrl+Shift+Y(activate) then, Ctrl+Shift+V/B (read the document)

    2. Secondly to change the voice you can install the voices from the system language setting and they will appear in Adobe Preferences → Reading → Under ROL setting. You can change it as per your convenience. You can also change Speed, Pitch go the ROL as well.

    Having said that, we understand that the ROL is not a screen reader but a support given by the Adobe for reading the pdfs. We’re continuously working on this to make it better for our users.

    I hope I have resolved the issues faced by you.

  11. Save in Recent Selected Folders

    In past versions of Adobe, if I was saving multiple documents, the program would remember the last folder I saved the document to, so it would automatically go to that folder when saving another document. At the moment, it will only open temporary files and I will have to waste time clicking around to find the correct folder that I want to save the document to. There needs to be an update to allow the flexibility to save documents to the last folder selected.

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    0 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hi,

    Thanks for providing your feedback. The last folders where you have saved your previous files should get listed under the My computer section of the Save As dialog.

    Can you please share the snapshot of your Save As dialog?

    Regards,
    Sandeep

  12. Acrobat saves prior version of file exported from Indesign and ignores subsequent version

    This is a horrendous bug that I can recreate umpteen times. If a file is exported from Indesign to Acrobat, and then the Indesign file is edited and re-exported to Acrobat, if you try to save the revised version in Acrobat, Acrobat saves the original version (which I presume it holds in memory) and ignores the revised version. The only fix I have found is to close Indesign and Acrobat and start again - this seems to clear the prior version from Acrobat. This is really dangerous for users and immensely inconvenient. Adobe please fix asap.

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  13. Reflow View - file corruption, pages gets "stuck" in reflow View or change orientation

    Have had problem with several files becoming corrupted by using Reflow View. Two things happen:
    1. Some pages get "stuck" in reflow even after closing and reopening the file.

    2. The format of some pages changes to Portrait or other design changes occur.

    2 votes

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    3 comments  ·  Accessibility  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hi Rae,
    I checked the details provided by you. There is no issue here. If you open the original file and click on Actual Size in menu, you will see the same exact view that you see after reflow. The view is actually shown in actual size after reflow.
    Keep the view in Zoom to Page Level to see the full page view.

    Please confirm if this resolves your concerns.

    Thanks
    Rachit

  14. Error in PDF Maker: tagged lists

    When PDF Maker exports PDFs from MS Office, lists are not tagged correctly per the PDF/UA-1 standards.

    Each bullet or numeral character should be encased in an Lbl tag. Correct tag structure should be:

    L

     LI
    
    Lbl (the bullet or numeral character)
    LBody (the body text of the list item)

    At this time, PDF Maker does not include the Lbl tag and combines the bullet/numeral within the LBody tag.

    This is an incorrect, non-compliant tag structure.

    3 votes

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  15. Fill & Sign Signature Image is Blurry

    Using the February 9th version of Adobe Acrobat DC, when I try to add a signature from image in Fill and Sign the image is pixelated and blurry. When I do this on the document cloud, the image is full resolution. Can you fix the bug on the Fill & Sign tool so that we can insert images as signatures at full resolution on the desktop app.

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    0 comments  ·  Fill & Sign  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hi,

    Thanks for providing your feedback. Can you please provide the below details :

    1. Was it working correctly before the Feb 9th Upgrade?
    2 Your OS details.
    3. What kind of image are you working on? Eg : PNG, BMP etc.
    4. It will be great if you can share a sample image with us.

    Regards,
    Sandeep Grover

  16. Access Error

    Won't let me create PDF from HTML doc's.
    Has been working up to Feb 5 2021 and now it states it doesn't recognize the file.
    If I can't use the app when needed, why am I charged every month for your service?

    Need this fixed or cancel service

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  17. Tracked changes - change bars functionality has changed

    Settings that resulted in change bars being present when converting a word document to a PDF - to highlight new or revised content have been changed and do not function now.

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  18. Assign shortcut keys to all menus and options

    Not only is the DC interface confusing and more time-consuming to use than the old one, but it does not comply with Section 508 of the Americans With Disability Act, which requires that the federal government, in its software procurement process, consider accessibility. Adobe Acrobat does not take into account the needs of users who rely on voice recognition software to accomplish actions that fully abled users accomplish with the mouse. When using voice recognition software, it is quick and easy to dictate a shortcut key or sequence of shortcut keys, but extremely slow, cumbersome and error-prone to get the…

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  20. [Bug] Horizontal/vertical lines sometimes do not change color when text color is changed

    Reproduction: Open the "woodruffsvm" file or the "variance_reduction-saddle" file I attached, change text color to white.

    Environment: MacOS Big Sur, Adobe Acrobat DC

    Expected Result: the horizontal/vertical lines coming from fraction bars, square root signs, and tables should be changed to white as well

    Observed Result: these lines remained black

    This seems to happen for some pdfs and not others; for example, in the "unified" pdf I attach, the fraction bars and table lines are properly changed.

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