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  1. Acrobat Reader unable to access files via junction reparse points

    Acrobat Reader is unable to correctly interpret some mountpoint reparse points (junctions). In practical terms: Acrobat Reader is unable to access PDF files from file systems mounted as directories and this is the root cause of the problem.

    Junctions are special symbolic links that are used in many scenarios; an important one is when a file system is mounted as a directory rather than a regular drive. Junctions contain 2 paths: a “substitute” path which must be a path in the NTOS namespace (not a Win32 path) and a “print” path, which is to be used for display to…

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  2. Read Mode default

    I was asked to create a document in such a way that when it gets passed along it opens in Read Mode instead of with the comment, fill &sign and more tools panel open. Apparently that can't be done.

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  3. BUG: copy from Acrobat Reader DC stops at second letter 't' in copied text

    Verion 20.006.20034.39303

    When copying from a PDF document the text gets cut off after the SECOND letter 't' when trying to paste.

    Steps to reproduce:

    1) Open the PDF document attached to this
    2) Go to the first page of PDF
    3) Highlight the sentence "If the input parameter is a timestamp (without time zone) it applies the offset of the time zone you specify and returns a timestamp with the time zone."
    4) Paste into a text editor

    Expected Results

    All the text is copy/pasted

    Observed Results:

    Only the following is pasted:

    "If the input parameter is a"

    Very…

    2 votes
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  4. Zoom Percentage For Full Screen Mode

    We Desperately Need To Be Able To Control How Much Zoom We Want In Full Screen Mode.
    The Ctrl+ And Ctrl- Just Take Such Big Steps And I Cannot Adjust The Right Amount Of Zoom I Want.

    I Hope It's Not Too Difficult To Understand Or To Implement ... Because Without This, I Cannot Use Adobe Acrobat/Reader

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  5. v3 third-party update catalogs for MS Software Center

    Please create a v3 third-party update file for SCCM, so we are able to automatically download en deploy Adobe software updates to endpoints.

    More information about this new feature of SCCM 1910 see:
    https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/configmgr/sum/deploy-use/third-party-software-updates#bkmk_1910

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  6. Bug? Problem with Color Management (wide gamut monitor)

    When viewing PDF documents containing images on my wide gamut monitor using Acrobat Read DC (Windows 10), images have oversaturated colors.
    The same PDFs looks OK when opened in Photoshop or previewed in Bridge.

    See also this thread:
    - https://community.adobe.com/t5/acrobat-reader/problem-with-color-management-wide-gamut-monitor/m-p/10982293

    I have done some systematic testing. There seems to be a color management problem/error in the (urrent Windows version of Acrobat Reader DC:

    Procedure

    I have made two test images:


    • image-AdobeRGB.jpg: - a JPEG image file with an Adobe RGB (1998) embedded color profile

    • image-sRGB.jpg: - a JPEG image file with a sRGB IEC61966-2.1 embedded color profile

    For each image…

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  7. Fix failure to start up

    Conditions: Windows 10. My internet was flaky, I think because my Ethernet wired interface has a hardware problem. For instance, Chrome was very slow or would not load a website at all. Edge would load sites usually when in this condition. I do not know how, but it did.

    When in this hobbled operational mode, if I clicked a PDF file in explorer, or an attachment in my email reader, Acroread would simply not start up at all. I'm sure the executable began momentarily because I could see a little spinner appear momentarily, but nothing appears on screen. No splash…

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  8. flipping effect/ animation while reading

    Scrolling or viewing pages should also have an option of viewing with a flipping animation. Many pdfs are huge files to read and an animation effect like this would make the reading experience more natural and smooth.

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  9. Dismissing Notifications

    Once signed in to adobe creative cloud and viewing notifications through clicking on the bell symbol - you are only able to dismiss certain notifications. For example you are unable to dismiss or delete notifications regarding the deactivation of fonts from font pack resulting in a long backlog of notifications you can't get rid of.

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  10. Making removing of an open pdf-file more convenient

    Hi, I have a question about Acrobat Reader, wenn I have an open pdf-file and want to remove it form the folder on my computer, I get the message that removing is not possible because the file is opened. Would it be possible to add an option "Close and remove". This happens to me a lot during my working day and this solution would be very convenient for me.

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  11. BUG:Cannot change preference allow multimedia operations

    BUG:Cannot change preference allow multimedia operations

    1.Open Adobe Reader DC(Version 2020.006.20034)
    2.Open Preference
    3.Select Multimedia Trust(legacy)
    4.Uncheck Allow multimedia operations
    5.Close Preference(OK Clicked)
    6.Close Adobe Reader DC
    7.Open Adobe Reader DC
    8.Open Preference
    9.Select Multimedia Trust(legacy)
    10.Cannot change Allow multimedia operations

    How can it be changed?
    (OS:Windows 10)

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  12. Improve support for read-aloud

    I find read-aloud a a very useful feature as it allows use of an additional sense of hearing for absorb the content of a document. I suggest following features
    1. Configuration to ignore figures, listing and side bars
    2. Support for other languages. As of now my version of Acrobat reader can not read Hindi (Indian language).

    Thanks

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  13. Read Out Loud Function - highlight words or phrases as it is reading

    The Read Out Loud function really needs to be updated so that it works better for individuals with reading difficulties, such as dyslexia. If they want this aspect of adobe to work well and actually benefit many of those who need it, it should highlight words and phrases as it is reading so that is easier to follow when reading, and know where in the text the reader is.

    This will make the product a lot more accessible to people with dyslexia, dyspraxia or the likes.

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  14. Error when fax with "sharp mx-m266n fax"

    When faxing a 2 page pdf.
    When "Print" > select printer "sharp mx-m266n fax", it shows correct at abode preview. But at the preview of the fax driver, both page shows the content of page 1. And the receiver of the fax receives 2 copies of page1.

    Tested normal on Chrome and PDF Architect 7. However, also failed on some other PDF readers.

    Please advise.

    Windows10, Adobe Acrobat Reader DC (20.006.20034)

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  15. BUG: Cannot Copy Highlighted Text to normal notes file or word document

    Steps to reproduce the issue:


    1. Open a pdf document.

    2. Highlight a sentence.

    3. Copy only the middle text of the highlighted sentence using cmd+c. (Should not include any character outside the highlighted text)

    4. Try to paste it on the word document.

    Environment (OS, other related application versions, etc.):
    OS : Mac Catalina
    Application: Acrobat Reader DC.
    Version: 20.006.20034

    Expected result:
    Should be able to paste

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  16. Preview Pane speed

    Under a Windows 10 environment, when navigating a folder with the Preview Pane enabled, the time for the preview pane to populate is greatly increased. Under Windows 7, the preview pane was immediate and crisp. Windows 10, however, the preview pane takes (literally) over a full second to populate, during which time you also cannot click or down arrow to the next file until it displays. I've duplicated this issue on multiple PC's. The thumbnails show immediately, but the preview pane seems to have to actually load each file--every time. Even bouncing back and forth between two files takes over…

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  17. Acrobat Reader DC incorrectly changes ∊ (unicode U+220A) to ε (U+03B5) when copied from a PDF File

    Hi Adobe,

    On Microsoft Windows 10, Acrobat Reader DC 2020.006.20034 incorrectly changes ∊ (unicode U+220A) to ε (U+03B5) when copied from a PDF File and pasted into another program.

    I get this:
    'THIS NOUN' ε 'THAT WORD'

    But, the expected result is:

    'THIS NOUN' ∊ 'THAT WORD'

    Thanks

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  18. Fix Issue: Protected Mode prevents 3D PDF rendering hardware acceleration with NVidia graphics

    If using a PC with NVidia graphic cards, hardware acceleration is automatically deactivated if protected mode on startup is active. This slows down 3D PDFs significantly.

    Deactivating Protected Mode on Startup allows for hardware acceleration again.

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  19. Incorrect DDEEXEC value for Adobe Reader DC 2020.006.20034

    The DDEEXEC value is not being updated after the Adobe Reader DC update to version 2020.006.2034.

    The value remained at AcroViewR19 and needs to be AcroViewR20

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  20. share multiple pdf in documentcloud.adobe.com or Adobe Reader DC

    I need for the service you have provided me for many years to be fixed immediately. I need to be able to send multiple pdf files and pictures at the same time in one link. Please email me as soon as this feature is available again. In the meantime I will be looking at other software providers to fill my needs.

    Sincerely,
    Susan Hatfield

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