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  1. FIX Unable to print mixed letter and legal size using a Mac

    This appears to be an ongoing issue for the past several years and I am still experiencing what so many others have found. There is a problem printing a LARGE (100+) PDF with mixed legal and letter sized pages using Adobe Reader on a Mac with a Brother laser printer.

    I think that Adobe support has not been able to recreate the issue because their test file has only two pages. If they create a 100+ page test file with mixed letter and legal and they should be able to replicate the issue.

    Here is what I have:

    I have…

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  2. Allow for selective sync on libraries

    The request is to allow for selective sync on libraries because the creative cloud is taking up too much space and storage on my computer and a lot of my libraries do not need direct access at this time.

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  3. Move Adobe Reader to App store model

    In todays world, many browsers now have built-in PDF viewers to help deal with end of browser plugins and the rise of HTML 5 and mobile apps. Can you please consider eliminating browser plugin for Adobe Reader DC and make Adobe Reader a Mac and Windows App store app as quickly as possible to modernize pdf experience and introduce adobe Scan app which uploads scanned document from iPhone directly to mac or windows PC as well.

    As many websites are going HTML 5 and browser plugin support is being reduced, we need to see adobe acrobat reader app converted from…

    3 votes

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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. Highlight Feature

    when a user selects the line, then some options appears, from them one is highlighting feature, when i click that button selected line selected line converts to highlighted line but but but when i hover a mouse over highlighted button nothing appears. My suggestion is that when i hover mouse over the highlighting button , colour selecting option should appear, so i can change highlighting color at the time of selection.

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  8. Please stop adding desktop shortcut when Reader is updated

    Already using the application, hence it being updated, don't need desktop shortcut to re-appear every time the application is updated.

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  9. Support simple disabling of the "Access Denied" screen

    Currently when you open Reader for Windows it prompts you to sign in, even if the PDF you opened has no interactive elements. The only workaround for this - and this unneeded and unrequested sign-in pop-up is much complained about on Adobe forums - is a complicated Windows registry edit.

    It would be better if users could control whether or not this sign-in prompt with a preferences setting. Alternately, this pop-up could be made to fire only when a user is trying to accomplish something (e.g. signing) that actually requires them to login. Both of these solutions are better than…

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  10. MIP - classification banner obscured by other banners.

    MIP – Header and Footer as described by NARA

    1. A feature to insert a header and a footer to every page on a PDF Document based on changes made to the file metadata by the Microsoft Information Protection Plugin.

    2. A feature to change the header based on changes made to the metadata by the Microsoft Information Protection Plugin.

    3. The up to date guidance regarding the format of this header is described here https://isoo.blogs.archives.gov/

    This is a federal requirement to implement across executive agencies, and anyone that deals with them per Executive order 13556 and 32 CFR 2002. Adoption of this…

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  11. I want to restore the page menu on my pdf document to make my work easier. It’s an impossible task, so how do I do it ?

    I want to restore the page menu on my pdf document. How do I do it. I've tried everything that is described but it isn't working

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  12. Acrocef.exe Resource exhaustion detector causing windows to crash to black screen

    V 21.007.20091
    Crashes to black screen and have to hard power off the machine or a ACROCEF.exe - system error unknown hard error
    Happening on MANY client machines. Having to un-install adobe reader DC to resolve issue.

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  13. After decades, when Acrobat Reader starts, it still has not figured out how to reopen pdf files at the right page!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Let me repeat honestly because I am exasperated by Adobe's incompetence:
    After decades, when Acrobat Reader starts, it still has not figured out how to reopen pdf files at the right page!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    How do you justify this BIG problem after so many years of having created Adobe Reader?!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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    Hi,

    Thanks for reaching out to us for your query.
    This feature is already available in Acrobat Reader. Here is how you can turn that on.

    1) Go to Edit → Preferences → “Documents” Tab
    2) Select the checkbox for “Restore last view settings when reopening documents”

    This preference will make sure that your Acrobat reader remembers the last view of the pdf when it was closed and reopened.

    Hope it helps ?

    Thanks
    Ayush Jain

  14. I need the recognition of my work

    Dear leader, hello, I reported 17 stack exhaustion vulnerabilities to Adobe's security department through hackerone. This type of vulnerabilities have always been given cve numbers and thank you(e.g. CVE-2020-3753/CVE-2020-3756/CVE-2020-9611/CVE-2020-9702/CVE-2020-9703/CVE-2017-16419), but your security department notified me that these 17 bugs that I reported will not be given cve numbers and acknowledgements, I think it is unfair to me. And these 16 vulnerabilities did have an impact on your products, I also made contributions, I deserve the cve number and acknowledgements. Thanks.

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  15. BUG: Copy / Paste text in PDF letters with accents paste as a space on Mac Big Sur

    The copy paste function doesn't work with words that contain letters with accents on my Mac running Big Sur. Letters with accents paste as a space. It doesn't matter where I paste the text. The result is the same. This is a real problem for people using languages with a lot of accents. I'm able to open the same PDF using Preview and copy/paste the same text and see all the letters.

    I opened another PDF that was created years ago with accented letters. The copy/paste worked in my browser and in Preview. I had the same problem when copying/pasting…

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  16. there is a bug when correcting and adding a superscript number

    When adding a correction which involves a superscript number or letter, when I "post" the correction the superscript is changed to a subscript.
    I am using Adobe Acrobat Reader DC (21.001.20149) with windows 10

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  17. Quickbooks file doctor 2017

    If you are facing any network or server issues while accessing Quickbooks or not able to access the company file due to damaged data, you can use Quickbooks file doctor to fix all the errors.
    https://quickbookstoolhub.com/quickbooks-file-doctor/

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  18. Adobe Reader 21.001.20145, 32BitMAPIBroker.exe crash when exiting (OL 2013, Server 2012 R2)

    We are using Adobe Reader 21.001.20145 (32 bit) Optional update, Mar 10, 2021 and Office 2013 Version 15.0.5275.1000 (32 bit) on Windows Server 2012 R2 with all updates installed (March 2021)

    The error occurs after sending an email (successfully) using Adobe Acrobat Reader DC 21.001.20145. If you then close Acrobat Reader, the program crashes with the error 32BitMAPIBroker.exe (see screenshot attached).

    The problem does not occur with an older version, fe. 2020.006.20034 of Acrobat Reader .

    The same problem existed before, here is the reference to it

    https://community.adobe.com/t5/acrobat-reader/sending-mapi-mail-via-send-button-still-works-but-when-closing-the-reader-it-will-crash/td-p/11370238

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  19. Open list of pdfs in order

    When you select and open a list of pdfs, the tabs are currently opened in a seemingly random order. It would be very helpful if they opened in list order. I either have to open each file one at a time, or spend ages re-ordering tabs. It's frustrating, and impacts my work every day (because I need to open many pdfs at once, in order).

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  20. choose paper source from pdf page size doesn't works anymore since last update

    the option not change the paper size anymore on documents where it's ok before the update

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