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  1. Get rid of the tools pane by default.

    Get rid of the tools pane by default. No one I have ever met wants it there by default. Please get rid of it.

    10 votes

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  2. Arabic OCR still not included

    i downloaded adobe reader and subscribed in order to be able to convert PDF to DOCX files in Arabic but it doesn't work !!!
    i need that very much at my work otherwise i will unsubscribe

    1 vote

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  3. Outlook windows on Windows 10 becomes inaccessible when trying to share pdf file withtin Adobe Reader

    When user tried to share pdf file from Adobe Reader(right hand upper corner) with share button via Outlook, it opens a new email. Until that email is sent, user is not able to access other Outlook windows open.

    Adobe engineering Team has requested to raise a request for this so they can work with Microsoft to enhance this behavior.

    2 votes

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  4. Prevent home page from displaying after closing PDF document

    The subject line says it all. Just another thing to close. Not the end of the world. Just an ongoing annoyance. Thanks.

    3 votes

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  5. Add a button to open next pdf in the same folder

    To add a button to open the next pdf in the same folder.

    Will help a lot with workflow and saving time

    4 votes

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  6. jump to specific page in pdf document via URL (browser extensions)

    1. Brief title:
      Jump to specific page in pdf document via URL (browser extensions)

    2. Description of desired feature:
      When doing research for university, I often open many tabs at once. Sometimes books in pdf document form from my local file system. When closing google chrome and reopening on the other day, the document opens up at the first page. It would be nice if a) the document keeps its position when closing the browser and reopening, or b) via an #[pagenumber] at the end of the URI in the browser I can navigate to specific pages, especially on browser reopening -…

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  7. Mon acrobat est bloqué , page vide sur écran

    Bonjour,
    Mon Acrobat est bloqué et ne répond pas .
    que faire ?

    J'ai voulu telecharger un nouveau programme, mais il me dit que mon acrobat est déjà insrtallé - et impossible de choisir un autre mode

    1 vote

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  8. Mon acrobat est bloqué , page vide sur écran

    Bonjour,
    Mon Acrobat est bloqué et ne répond pas .
    que faire ?

    J'ai voulu telecharger un nouveau programme, mais il me dit que mon acrobat est déjà insrtallé - et impossible de choisir un autre mode

    1 vote

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  9. Mon acrobat est bloqué , page vide sur écran

    Bonjour,
    Mon Acrobat est bloqué et ne répond pas .
    que faire ?

    J'ai voulu telecharger un nouveau programme, mais il me dit que mon acrobat est déjà insrtallé - et impossible de choisir un autre mode

    1 vote

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  10. Mon acrobat est bloqué , page vide sur écran

    Bonjour,
    Mon Acrobat est bloqué et ne répond pas .
    que faire ?

    J'ai voulu telecharger un nouveau programme, mais il me dit que mon acrobat est déjà insrtallé - et impossible de choisir un autre mode

    1 vote

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  11. Save all open tabs.

    If you have multiple pdf open in tabs, one button to save them all into a single folder

    9 votes

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  12. Keeping full screen window at MacBook when connecting 2nd screen

    As stated in the title, whenever Adobe Reader is opened and full screen (maximized) with the green button on a MacBook and a second screen is connected, suddenly the Adobe app get's minimized whenever the second screen is opened. The app button has to be found and clicked in the dock and then put on full screen again, to have it enlarged and appearing on the screen.

    If this bug could be fixed, it would be great!

    1 vote

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  13. Allow the clicking of the mouse wheel to enable scrolling via the mouse.

    With all the programs I have tested I can click my mouse wheel and enable scrolling by moving my mouse. With Adobe Reader when I click the mouse wheel a hand icon appears with four arrows. As long as I hold the mouse wheel down I can scroll the document. What I am asking for is that the program have the feature so that I can release the mouse wheel and be able to scroll. With other programs this works until I depress a button, move the mouse wheel, or click the mouse wheel which resets the mouse scroll.

    5 votes

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  14. Hit "Escape" key to close "No matches were found" popup

    The popup doesnt contain a closing button, only an "OK" button, and pressing the Esc key does not close it, I believe for this kind of messages it is industry standard to close it with Esc key, as there are no other options, no repercussion and is meerly informative.

    1 vote

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  15. A dictionary (online/offline) feature

    I read a lot of research articles. And, I am pretty sure we all know how academic jargon can be exacerbated sometimes. Having an offline/online dictionary would be a great deal. Imagine if I can just double click/tap on a word and then the definition pops up! It can be a pain to switch from the Reader to a Browser at times for a definition.

    5 votes

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  16. Make Find results more predictable

    In a large PDF when using Find to search for a word followed by a number, the results are unpredictable. This problem is observed in several large PDF files prepared by different people on different PCs. For example, the text contains “Test 1” and “Test 2”. Searching for Test 1 also finds Test 2.

    1 vote

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  17. By default, Snapshot should produce higher-resolution images

    The default resolution is too low in Edit, Preferences, General, Use fixed resolution for Snapshot tool images. The resolution should be fixed at a higher value, at least 300 ppi.

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  18. Make continuous scrolling the default, PLEASE!!!

    I’m still baffled that the default scrolling for pages in Adobe Reader has the reader smoothly scrolling down the page, bringing the text up to eye level (no one reads down a page any more unless it’s a physical book) only to have it jump to the top of the next page as soon as the bottom of the page is in view on the screen. This results in interrupted reading and endless and annoying backwards scrolling to get back to where the reader was. I know this can be changed in the settings, but why isn’t it the default?…

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  19. Keyboard Shortcuts for Page Display

    Should have Keyboard Shortcuts for Page Display to cycle thru single-page, dual-page, etc.

    3 votes

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  20. Hi I have a cap of 9 pdf's on my software, which is really preventing me from doing my work properly

    Hi I have a cap of 9 pdf's on my software, which is really preventing me from doing my work properly. Please help

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