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  1. Magazine leisure view

    Likely to mac Preview, create a Xamp C++ feature that slideshows a presentation in 2 or 4 pages per frame substituing 5s /5s or custom in fullscreen mode that is good for distract reading on Wired, Paris Review, Entertainment Weekly and a myriad more good magazines. Slideshow preview is a trend now in a world where content creation and visuals are ruling the design ecosystem. After Adobe Max conference, I think this feature is a great idea, be sure it enters winning a gold medal and a #1 position on podium for public general disposition and magazine editors worldwide.

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  2. Thumbnails of desktop icon become black square.

    https://helpx.adobe.com/acrobat/using/enable-pdf-thumbnail-preview-windows-explorer.html

    After a while enable above setting, thumbnails of desktop icons become black squares.
    Please fix this problem.

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  4. Bug in window resize if view has been rotated

    Acrobat reader DC. Windows 7 x64 desktop.
    Load a PDF (in my case some A1 building plans) into reader.
    Rotate view 90 degrees.
    Now re-size the reader application window by grabbing left or right edge.
    You will see the bug - can't really miss it. Document suddenly reverts 90 degress and stretches then rotates back when you let go.
    Not fatal, just unsightly.

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  5. One button is too bad.

    Dear sir/madam,

    I use a lot of PDF files for my job. However, the version I use is 2015.020.20039. Because in recent releases, the buttons "Fit to window width and enable scrolling", "Fit one full page to window" and "View file in read mode" have been turned into one button. I have to open this button on every time. This is an extremely difficult use. Please give us the option of these buttons as single buttons as before. Thank you so much.

    Murat Akpinar

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  6. Have the feature to change the navigation pane from the left side to the right side of the screen.

    The idea is to be able to change the position of the navigation pane from
    the left side to the the right side of the screen.

    This would be useful when making presentations and using the thumbnail view to advance pages forward instead of scrolling which can sometimes be difficult to control.

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  7. add copy link location to adobe reader DC

    (i guess someone asked long time ago. but seems buried alive)
    add "copy link location" to adobe reader DC, when right click over a link in a pdf.
    why? this is a standard feature in most 2020 windows applicatoin. if adobe does not do it, i go somewhere else. adobe reader dc is not the only pdf reader in the world.

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  8. Ctrl home displays hidden side bar & bookmark bar - MOST ANNOYING

    It is already extremely annoying to hide elements in Acrobat.

    For reasons only known to your idiot design team, you persist in the view that the UI MUST BE RESET ON EVERY DOCUMENT LOAD.

    I read > 30 PDFs in a DAY. FOR EVERY ONE, I have to hide elements of the UI (typically the left side). EVERY F*** PDF.

    Today I find that hitting Ctrl-Home re-displays the full left bar.
    WHY.
    WHO THINKS THIS IS A GREAT IDEA - Lets re-purpose a standard document navigation key into a UI state change.
    PG UP to the top page does the…

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  9. Allow opening several PDFs in several windows - not in tabs - by default.

    I know that a lot of programs are switching towards a tab-based structure when opening several files at a time. But it sometimes is very handy to be able to open several PDFs in several windows. I know that this is possible by rightclicking the file etc., but I miss a setting that opens PDFs be default in a new window - and not in a new tab.

    Can there be some kind of "setting" that says:
    O - open PDFs in new tabs
    X - open PDFs in new windows

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  10. 4 pages view

    should have more pages view example 4 or 6 pages per view as some users use big screen and they can easily fit them using this feature instead of trying to use the zoom function.
    and perhaps to make the toolbar icons fit exactly and not have so much borders size

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  11. Provide Reader with the Same Permission Capabilities Acrobat Has

    When I click to link to a video clip, Acrobat Pro DC asks my permission since it might harm my PC, and it gives me a box to check to say 'No, don't ask me again'. Also, I can go to Edit > Preferences and say 'Always' grant permission for whichever available players are listed. That solves a serious problem for me since my PDFs have over 100 little video clips in them, and readers will hate having to give permission again and again and again. Unfortunately these capabilities exist only in Acrobat, not in Reader. When I click to…

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  12. Mais marca textos.

    Adoraria que o Adobe Reader tivesse a opção de utilizar duas cores de realce de texto sem ter que ir em propriedades. Usualmente uso de duas a três cores para realçar meus textos e, se tivesse um ícone com seria bem mais fácil e usual.
    Obrigada!

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  13. Fix missing Edit Quick Tools option

    Edit Quick Tools bar use to be available in Acrobat Reader (Windows 10) but not any more.

    Please put it back.

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  14. Restore the simple, clean layout of Reader 11, at least as an option, for those of us simple needs

    Restore the simple, clean layout of Reader 11, at least as an option, for those of us simple needs. I want a simple document reader, not an editor. Thank you.

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  15. Bug - Adobe Reader resets customized buttons on update

    When Adobe Reader auto-updates, customized icons are reset to default. In my specific case, the "Previous view", "Next view", and "Fit to width" buttons disappear with irritating frequency.

    I see no reason why this behaviour would be intentional, so it must be a bug.

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  16. Add more Page Display options

    With the new widescreen and big monitors sometimes a maximum of 2 pages side by side doesn´t take advantage of the screen size. Adding the option to view 3 pages or even 4 pages horizontally would greatly improve workflow.

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  17. Enable scroll function on multiple tabs (open documents)

    When I open multiple documents in Arobat Reader DC, each document appears in its own tab. But if I open as much documents, as they don't fit in the bar, there appear two arrow buttons (left and right) for to move the bar and show wether the first, or the last document.

    But clicking on the arrows to be able to click on a tab of the document you want to show can be boring and become uncomfortable. It would be nice to on mouse over the tab bar, activate a scroll function, so you would be able to use…

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  18. Enabling Audio File to attach with PDF

    If an audio file is enabled as an option to attach with the PDF file, shall make a perfect presentation file helps better in expressing our perspective & ideas more precisely both through by our words & voice
    when we get does it works simultaneously as an optional "whether audio to be played or not, while viewing the file"..

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  19. Voice search on Adobe Acrobat Reader

    I am raising a request for voice search feature to be added to Adobe Acrobat Reader.

    Hope this will be available soon.

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  20. enable double page mode in full screen

    two page view is not working if we activate full screen mode.

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