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  1. Disable "Who Needs to Fill and Sign"

    I open hundreds of PDF's a day and having to click who needs to fill and sign is unbearable. Please make an update where we can disable it, I'm literally looking into buying a different program, that's how difficult this has made my work life.

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  2. [BUG] Reader freezes when "protected view" is enabled for "all files"

    windows 10 64bit with 20H2 update. fully updated.

    go to preferences > security (enhanced) > enable protected view for ALL Files & run in appcontainer.

    i downloaded a pdf from my bank with my card statements and double clicked it.
    i opened the search box and tried to search for something, clicking somewhere in the app window, freezes the entire app and won't respond and must be forced closed.

    this behavior has never happened even on older v11 versions with protected view enabled.

    the app shouldn't freeze when searching with protected view enabled.

    continuous release reader 2020.013.20064
    version file 20.013.20064.12623…

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  3. Build in an EPUB Reader and Allow for EPUB Embedding

    The Reader app (all platforms) should be more generalized to allow "reading" of both EPUB or PDF documents.

    Similarly, we should be able to embed an EPUB into a PDF file. (PDF has a robust method that allows it to embed other file formats.)

    Then, we should have a switch in Reader that would let a user to switch from PDF to reflowable EPUB and back again.

    While I understand that Adobe is investing heavily in Liquid Mode, this EPUB method would be far more reliable for people who need to control the design of both static and reflowable modes.

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  4. BUG: Can't change language

    Edit >> Preferences >> Language >> Application Language.

    Change to CHOOSE AT APPLICATION STARTUP

    This setting is IGNORED: No way to choose at startup, and the setting reverts back to English.

    Windows 10, 2004, Adobe Acrobat Reader ver. 2020.013.20064

    Reproduced on 2 different machines.

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  5. Manual duplex printing

    Hello,
    After going through all options, I haven't found one feature I really desire. I would love to print brooklet, however, there is no option for manual duplex printing.
    Ex. after choosing brooklet, there is no option to choose it. The only way is the manual printing, ex/ 1 and 68, manual pages flip in the printer, 2-67... new page :)

    Would it be ever possible to print brooklet both-sided for printers not supporting automatic duplex?

    Looking to hear back from you guys and I believe you would add this feature in future realeases :)

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  6. need to get someone on the phone asap 9042267339

    can someone call me about my account 9042267339

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  7. Measurement Tool

    The measurement tool doesn't seem to be converting scale properly. Tested on several devices

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  8. BUG: xfa.host.messageBox() fails on forms embedded in IE 11

    Reader DC v2020.012.20048
    Windows 10 10.0.19042 Build 19042, IE 11.572.19041

    PDFs embeddd in IE 11, or using the "Preview PDF" tab in Livecycle designer, no longer show user dialogs triggered using "xha.host.messageBox" or "app.alert". Other "xfa.host" functions still return data. When opening the PDF 'stand alone' everything works as expected.

    Here's an simple example form. The button should show two message dialogs as well as information in a text box. Interestingly the code continues to execute after the calls to xfa.host.messageBox and app.alert, and the text box is correctly populated.

    Test page: https://www.aduk.net/pdfTest/

    I have used the Acrobat DC removal…

    1 vote

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  9. 2 pages (or more) side to side in full screen mode

    2 pages side to side in full screen mode, without any menu's on the screen .

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  10. Book layout view

    Please provide a viewing option that allows the user to see proper reader spreads. (Spreads that don't shift the cover to the left side, so proofers can see actual reader spreads, with odd pages on the right and even pages on the left).

    1 vote

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  11. Search Issue

    Just wanted to report a "problem"? When searching through a LONG document (over
    12000 pages), Reader DC gets confused and instead searches for just the first word in a search string (with multiple
    words). Once you start the search, it will hang up and eventually return when it finds the first word in the entered search
    string. If you then reposition back to the start of the document, you can then search for your entered multi-word search
    string and successfully find it.

    1 vote

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  12. prompt before print - documents containing disclaimer section

    Quite often we print all the pages of the documents
    But most of the documents (Bank statements/ rental agreements / Utility Bills) carry a section for disclosure / disclaimer which are not needed when making copies.
    if you can prompt the user to proceed with the print or skip the disclosure section may save paper, save trees, save environment.

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  13. 3D PDF

    Problem: When opening an 3D-PDF, the Object disappears after about 3 seconds after starting.
    This only happened after some 3D PDF were opened. But then every time.
    As soon as something is clicked, the Object appears
    Adobe Reader DC 2020.012.20048

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  14. implement proper Arabic RTL support for fill and sign tool

    First of the all it's not an IDEA it's a bug. As of the latest version (20.12.20048) Arabic RTL is broken; Even though letters are coming in the right order, they are disconnected. For Hebrew it should be okay since Hebrew letters are not connected.

    2 votes

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  15. Adobe Reader DC prints only top part of text lines. The problem started a few days ago. Clean up of Adobe and re-installation didn't fix the

    Adobe Reader DC prints only top part of text lines. View shows complete lines. The problem started a few days ago. Clean up of Adobe and re-installation didn't fix the issue. Drivers are up to date. Manipulation with setup (smooth lines etc) didn't help.

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  16. this.media and this.pageWindowRect undefined intermittently

    I am using the Adobe Reader Javascript API and trying to access the this.pageWindowRect variable. I've found from various forum posts that this has to be 'enabled' by accessing this.media first.

    This works most of the time, but intermittently on certain computers, I find that both this.media and this.pageWindowRect are undefined.

    It is difficult to reproduce this exactly: sometimes it seems to work fine, and sometimes they seem to stay undefined. I've tried delaying my code - in case things are taking a while to load - and running the code from a document-level script, a button, and the console.…

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  17. Acrobat Reader DC - latest update for Win 10 2004 locks up

    Execute most recent AR DC (32-bit), click on any of the recently opened PDF files from list, file opens and content displays, then AR DC locks up, requiring use of Task Manager to kill it.
    Error message shows in popup window:
    logAPI.startLogSession("OneAppIsReady"); https://rna-resource.acrobat.com/onboarding?showing=pdfOwnership&variant=3 @font-face {font-family: adobe-clean; src: local('Segoe UI');}@font-face {font-family: adobe-clean Semibold; src: local('Segoe UI Semibold');}@font-face {font-family: adobe-clean; font-weight: bold; src: local('Segoe UI');}

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    Hi,

    Sorry to hear about the issue you are facing.
    1) Have you applied a latest patch of Win10-2004 after which you are facing this issue ?

    2) Could you confirm me the current version of Acrobat Reader DC that you have ?

    3) Could you please do Help → Repair Installation and see if it fixes the issue ?

    Thanks
    Ayush Jain

  18. Crash when save as.

    Consistent crashes on Adobe Reader DC on Windows 10, with the newest version installed. No crash report ever generated, instant process stop. Can be replicated when attempting to sign in or save as. Open recent document shows saved file and location within adobe, cannot be located when selected to open or found within computer files.

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    Hi,

    Sorry to hear about the issue you are facing.
    1) Have you applied a latest patch of Win10-2004 after which you are facing this issue ?

    2) Could you confirm me the current version of Acrobat Reader DC that you have ?

    3) Could you please do Help → Repair Installation and see if it fixes the issue ?

    4) Could you please share a Screen Recording video of the issue that you face at ajain@adobe.com ?

    Thanks
    Ayush Jain

  19. Allow open PDFs directly in/from SharePoint

    Need to allow users to open PDFs directly in/from SharePoint, and digitally sign/save directly back to SharePoint. This would mimic other office document behavior. Without this feature, we will be forced to abandon Adobe PDFs for digital signature requirements. Requiring users to download, sign, and upload (vice just sign) does not cut it.

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  20. Division by 0

    Version 2020.012.20043
    Printing multiple pages per sheet, custom arrangement. When entering 0 in one text box, the program crashes (DIV0 exception 0xc0000094 at location 0x5fc09e39)

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