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  1. Acrobat lite add-on to Reader

    It would be nice if you could make a more affordable version of Acrobat, or an add-on to the Reader, with just TWO capabilities: merge pdfs and password protect. Users like me do not need to modify pdfs, convert from MS Office, sign, etc. etc. etc. And once or twice a month need to merge or password protect so a monthly fee to Adobe is rediculous for occasional use. If built into Reader, which I'm sure you won't do, that would be very nice of you so that users like me could do the simpler tasks without having to use…

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  2. Issue: PDF Preview handler prevents file deletion on SMB Shares from Windows Terminalserver 2016 Sessions

    Basic infos

    Setup1:

    OS: Microsoft Windows Server 2016 Standard // 10.0.14393 // 64 bit

    Adobe Acrobat Versions :

    • DC 20.009.20074

    • DC 20.006.20042

    • Classic Track 2020

    Setup 2:

    OS: Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard // 6.3.9600 // 64 bit

    Adobe Acrobat Versions :

    • DC 20.012.20041

    Problem Description / Situation

    • Windows Explorer preview is active.

    • Adobe Reader is the preview handler

    • Select a file that is on a smb fileshare and send delete request.

    Expected behaviour.

    • file gets deleted

    Observed behaviour

    • following error occurs

      • Windows Dialog > File is in Usage of Explorer. > close the file and retry.
    • presists no matter…

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  3. Issue with PDF and Adobe Reader

    When cancelling the print preview section, Adobe Reader crashes. I have the latest version of Adobe Acrobat Reader DC, 2020.012.20041.

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  4. ******** couldn't save could have lost a day's work stupid POS

    someone already said it Ill say it again **, I just wanted to SAVE. To use the SAVE function which has presumably existed and been replicated successfully on every other word processing program and PDF editor. Nice little gadgets and ads ** *** too bad I CANT SAVE ANYTHING.

    I am using an up-to-date Windows 10 computer.
    When trying to save, a totally blank, white 'save as' prompt appears that does nothing, leaving no choice as far as I could find but to exit without saving. Thank ******

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  5. Can't open second File

    Adobe Acrobat DC cannot open a second file. This bug should be fixed.

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  6. auto scroll loop

    Auto scroll and speed choise are great but when the pdf arrives at the end and you want to see it many times you have to go again at the beginning and choose auto scrool.I suggest to implement the feature for the document to automatically loop and play over and over until you decide to stop it. Windows Media player has a repeat feature and power point also.I would like the same for acrobat reader.
    It would be great for educational purposes to repeat the same information until it is memorised.(REPETITION IS THE MOTHER OF RETENTION..)
    It seems from the…

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  7. facility to convert a PDF document into word document in Hindi language

    facility to convert a PDF document into word document in Hindi language

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  8. Acrobat DC on Windows crashes after 200+ characters typed

    As the title says . Can’t find anywhere else to report this. Fix please.

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  9. Differntial Sync Document Cloud

    Save partial change for larger files.

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  10. Cache Document Cloud for same PDF file hash.

    Save bandwidth and network caps on large files.

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  11. We need a translator inside, if i am reading a document in another language, i would like to translate the word just with clicking in

    We need a translator inside, if i am reading a document in another language, i would like to translate the word just with clicking in

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  12. Allow options to show dimensions in feet and inches rather than just inches.

    I work with floor plans all the time and it bugs me that when all I need to do is a simple area measurement of feet and inches I have to settle for an area of just inches. I would like to have the option to at least pick how I want my measurements to appear on my document for more efficient measuring.

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  13. Stop seizing control of default apps on my computer.

    I have a legal copy of Acrobat Pro X (Creative Suite) that I love (I use it over Creative Cloud supplied by my employer). PROBLEM: I cannot have Reader DC (needed for shared forms sent to me occasionally) installed at the same time as it always acts as default app even though the Windows 10 default app still lists Acrobat Pro. This is as infuriating as when Edge automatically changes this every time there is a Windows update. I already own Finereader 15 that does everything Acrobat does and more and does not require a monthly subscription. You lost a…

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  14. 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.

    3 votes

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  15. test

    test

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  16. Linux support via wine

    I like all adobe products but I don't like the fact that to use them I should use Windows or Mac. I understand supporting Linux is a huge work but for something as small as acrobat reader it is possible with little effort.

    It is possible to install acrobat reader on Linux via wine. I suggest packaging acrobat reader with wine and distributing it to Linux.

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  17. New Adobe Reader Function Freeze Panes ?

    Dear Adobe Team,

    could you add a function / command inside the view menu of the free adobe reader that works similar to the function 'freeze panes' in Microsoft Excel.
    That would allow to freeze headings/captions if you use the pdf reader for presentations of management reports etc.
    This could be useful in video conferences as well when you only can present a section of the full report.
    If this would work for picture, text and table objects would be nice.

    Unfortunately I have not seen such a function in a pdf reader before.

    I do not know if this…

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  18. Why is this still an issue?

    Jo commented · July 09, 2018 03:41 · Flag as inappropriate
    I have the same problem... page 2 prints on a new page even though the print request is for double sided print. From all accounts it seems to be a widespread problem when a document has an odd number of pages. I tried to print just page 1 and 2 of a three page document but it still printed pages 1 and 2 on separate pages! What a waste of paper. This issue seems to be ongoing for some years and I cannot understand why Adobe cannot fix it…

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  19. scrolling motion is not smooth on the pc version of adobe acrobat, while on mac it is natural and easy to read and not laggy

    I have a bad experience scrolling and reading pdfs on pc
    because its very laggy , while on ipad and the mobile version of this app its very smooth
    I hope you can solve this problem

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  20. Trying to open Adobe Reader in a blank Windows Desktop instead switches to any Windows Desktop where Adobe Reader is already open.

    Trying to open Adobe Reader in a blank Windows Desktop instead switches to any Windows Desktop where Adobe Reader is already open.

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