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  1. PERFORMING PAGE RECOGNITION

    The automatic OCR feature needs to be dropped and replaced with the option to use freely. It should be an option because we pay for this service. Clicking the box for text recognition does not work, it simply turns my pdf into jpg which then makes it uneditable.

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  2. How to resolve Quickbooks update error 1603?

    Software such as QuickBooks offers many value-added features. QuickBooks is the accounting software of choice for almost all small and medium-sized businesses. QuickBooks must be downloaded before you can utilize its amazing features. During the QuickBooks installation process, however, certain problems and errors can occur. QuickBooks update Error 1603 might, for example, appear. When you try to update QuickBooks, you may find that you are experiencing QuickBooks Error 1603. You most commonly encounter this error when trying to run multiple applications simultaneously. read here : https://mamafishsaves.com/quickbooks-update-error-1603/

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  3. Horizontal Page Change

    I would like to use my 2-in-1 for reading PDFs, but I want to swipe left and right to change the page. It currently only supports swiping up and down, which is extremely counter intuitive!

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  4. Use system default cursors!

    It is absolutely unacceptable that the Acrobat Reader changes the system cursor, and doesn't allow for some method of disabling this!
    It shows that Adobe have ZERO respect for their customers.

    I have a vision impairment. I have changed my Windows cursor to a very visible, fat, red cursor, because otherwise I lose track of where it is. But Adobe's opinion on that is "********!!!!" apparently.

    Why?

    Why do you hate your customers, Adobe?

    2 votes

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  5. Regression: All UI text scale wrong

    After a recent update, all user interface is getting rendered with wrong (very small) text size, on a setup with text scale 150% (4K 40" monitor).

    Note that the window caption bar is rendered with correct text size, because it's done by USER.DLL

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  6. Enable PDF thumbnail previews in Windows Explorer doesn't work in windows server 2019

    i Enable pdf Thunbnail previews but it doesn't show a preview in file explorer. i send an image to explain.

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  7. Speech to text feature

    Speech to text feature to fill out a pdf form on Reader Dc.

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  8. Need customizable size and color mouse cursors for sharing PDF's in Zoom meetings. The built in cursors do not show well.

    Need customizable size and color mouse cursors for sharing PDF's in Zoom meetings. The built in cursors do not show well in meetings. Impossible to see for people with compromised vision.

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  9. Internal link preview

    Many PDF documents contain internal links. When clicking on these, the user is taken to another part of the document. It would be incredibly useful to me and my colleagues if there was a 'preview link' option. Perhaps this could work by hovering the mouse over the link, and the preview to the link pops up in a small temporary window, allowing you to quickly view the link, without redirecting to a different page.

    The motivation for this is as follows: In mathematical sciences, these internal links often refer to equations earlier in the document, which are being combined to…

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  10. "Out of Suffix" Warning

    New Adobe updates (downloaded 9/17/20) always give an "out of suffix" warning before opening a file. The problem occurs when trying to open a file for viewing and when generating a new PDF from another program. The warning is not causing issues within the PDF itself, it's just annoying to have to click "Ok" several times on this warning every time before being able to open a file. It is also unclear what the warning means or what it affects.

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  11. remove print and save buttons from toolbar

    Since I do not use these buttons, and can use keyboard shortcut I want to remove them as when have muti-windows open and Reader is small portion of screen, the only visible tools are not useful. Other windows may not be Reader. The only useful tools are the find and page. This worked well in older versions of reader and acrobat in general.

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  12. Prevent Adobe Reader DC window from move/resize/zoom from pdf file InitialView definition

    Hello,

    I have usually opened few pdf files on my 3rd monitor (datasheets, manuals,etc - documentation for somethig that I work on right now), I also send inquires and initialize orders for things I need to... When I open pdf with invoices/inquires those files tends to move the Adobe Reader window to my center (primary) monitor and resize it (and change zoom) - it drives me mad.
    I did a bit research and this must happens because those files have defined so called "InitialView", so here is my petition:

    Add option that prevent window Adobe Reader DC from moving and…

    3 votes

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  13. Why comes the "Save as..." dialog when going to File - Save?

    Why comes the "Save as..." dialog when going to File - Save?

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  14. Remove 'Content Preparation Progress' dialog

    Please remove the 'Content Preparation Progress' dialog. It is very annoying and provides no value what so ever.

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  15. "Save" behaving like "Save as" - very frustrating!! Too many clicks to save each pdf

    The "Save" function for saving a pdf is extremely annoying, it behaves like "Save as". And from googling I see this is "as designed"??? Why would you design the "Save" function to behave like "Save as". It's like 4-5 clicks to save one pdf! I see others complaining about this also. Why would such a big company design it this way one wonders..when every other program uses "Save" as they're supposed to.

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  16. Bug: Print Sections command won't work for first bookmarked section only

    The "Print Sections" command under the bookmarks panel won't work for the first section only. This command works for all other sections of the report. The problem is only with the first bookmarked section of each report.

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  17. Unable to sign out until you agree to a free trial

    I signed in using the wrong email account. When I tried to sign out so that I could sign in with the correct account, the service would not allow me to sign out until I had agreed to sign up for a seven day trial on the initial account. It seems like a very bad design to not let users sign out until they agree to a trial

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  18. MIP

    Microsoft Information Protection (MIP) is a Microsoft rights management solution. Users of Azure Information Protection and other Microsoft Information Protection solutions can use Acrobat or Acrobat Reader to read labeled and protected content. Plug-in

    want to view under each PDF's taps to view all MIP classification for easy usage.
    similarly as Microsoft Office word Document
    the MIP classification shows under the Ribbon.

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  19. Saving PDF in one click only

    I would like to be able to save a PDF in only one click.
    Currently, I have to click 3 times. I click on save.
    1. The 'Save as' windows open (this window is a fraud btw).
    2. Then I have to click on the folder that I want.
    3. Then I have to confirm the file name in the right folder.
    Other softwares (such as Foxit) allow to simply save in one click my PDF in its original folder. As simple as that.
    Thanks

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  20. Invisible space in the text

    1. Open the attached document, which is a dishwasher manual, in Acrobat reader, and search for the word "floor". It will not be found. However, it's present in the document on page 6 in the bottom of the left column.

    2. In Reader, go to the page 6 and copy to clipboard the line beginning with "When the GREEN LIGHT"'; then open Notepad and paste. You will see the space in the middle of the word "floor".

    So it looks like the text has a space in the middle, although the word appears in Reader without the space. This makes more difficult…

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