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  1. Save multiple tabs at once

    I have multiple pdf tabs that I have open and edit. It would be more efficient to be able to save them all at once instead of going through each tab and saving them individually.

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  2. Make changing accounts much easier!

    Make it easier to switch between accounts. It's such a pain in the booty and it's very frustrating I'm trying to change from my school subscription to my personal account. it feels like ten minutes and it should be about 30 seconds. They should make it easier similar to Instagram Hold a button and tap. Hope you agree and vote. Bye

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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. Keyboard Shortcuts for Page Display

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

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  5. 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.

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  6. yellow Highlight text not working.

    yellow Highlight text not working in pdf.

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  7. BUG: Can no longer close Reader window with COMMAND-W

    Until recently, you could close the Adobe Reader window (the one showing Recent, Starred, Scans, etc down the left side) with COMMAND-W. While you can still use COMMAND-W to close a PDF file, inexplicably this function no longer works with the Adobe Reader window. In workflow this is ridiculously annoying; I hit COMMAND-W to close my PDF window but then I have to go hunting for the CLOSE button to click on for the Adobe Reader window. At least, I am assuming this is a bug; I can't imagine someone purposefully enabling this highly obnoxious and laborious "feature" into the…

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  8. Make Acrobat Reader to reopen all documents previously opened before

    Because I have to work many times on a multitude of opened pdf files that I need to keep open for days in a row, I think a feature to restore previous session of opened documents (just like Firefox or Google Chrome) would be really helpful!

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    Hi,

    Thanks for reaching out to us for you conerns.

    We already have it implemented in Reader.
    Do “File” → “Reopen PDFs from last session.” And that should restore all the pdfs that were present in you last session at the time of Quiting the application.

    Hope this helps.

    Thanks
    Ayush Jain

  9. Acrobat for Linux Debian

    Make download available for Debian/Ubuntu/Mint users, which is growing.

    2 votes

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  10. Internet PDF Editing

    In the influx of remote learning, students are being sent work in PDFs. Opening them through Google Classroom in an internet browser offers no way to easily edit the content and fill in answers. As this will be a way of learning for the immediate future, something needs to be rolled out to allow this to be done for free for students. Currently I have to download and then open with adobe, but it’s a lot of extra steps when it could be so much simpler.

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  11. Feature : reopen last session when launching Adobe Reader

    Allow to reopen all previously opened tabs at once, to restore the session from when we closed Adobe Reader, in a way similar to web navigators for instance

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  12. Rotate Counterclockwise

    Do you know it often takes three clicks to get a sideways facing document to align vertically using rotate clockwise? Please make all our lives easier, by adding an option to rotate counterclockwise as well.

    UX heuristic: user flexibility

    2 votes

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  13. Create a window-in-window which will hold the next image in pdf.

    I want to create a window-in-window which will hold the next image in pdf. This way, if a reader is reading a book or a journal with diagrams, he/she will not have to switch pages just to see the diagram.

    2 votes

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  14. Make fit width the absolutely default zoom

    I could never get the default zoom to be "fit width", even making the settings in multiple places in Preferences (Accessibility, Documents, Page Display). I'm finally fed up with Adobe Acrobat. It's so frustrating to click on a page on the bookmark, and having to adjust the zoom level EVERY SINGLE TIME. I found that Foxit allows me to make AND KEEP the selection of fit width.

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  15. Ability to edit how equations are read aloud

    Allowing a person to go through and edit how some text is read aloud, for example equations. Instead of being read literally, letting a person select or highlight the equation and enter in what it means in natural language.

    Example: A{p(t), q(t)} is currently read as "A p t q t" when, in the context of the book, it should be "Some function, A, of the momenta and spatial phase space coordinates".

    I don't see a way something very context-dependent could be programmed in, so having a way for the reader to manually change how the equation is interpreted and…

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  16. digital editions: 2 page view

    it is for digital editions, but you dont even offer the option.

    i need this to borrow books from the library and it is hideous, you cant see 2 pages and magazines are imposible to read

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  17. session saver

    When having multiple tabs open from diferent PDF documents, would be nice to have to option to save current session to close the program and be able to reopen as left in the previous state. Sometimes Windows is requiring a restart for updates and you don´t want to loose all the documents open for the next day.

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  18. Adobe Tutorial

    Any Method to Remove or Hide Adobe Acrobat Reader Tutorials from Help Menu.

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  19. Make it easy to set UI preferences

    Would be nice to have a check box to say 'this is the way I want my UI setup', a la Microsoft File Explorer (use this view for all folders).
    The preferences as they are , are too complex
    Let the user set the window the way they want
    Then record that in the prefs with a single check box

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  20. Suggest to sync color printer setting with Windows

    On Windows 10 Enterprise 1909 build 18363.2094,
    Adobe Acrobat DC version 2021.011.20039,
    opening file Colour Cycle.pdf
    Top menu
    File > Print...
    Print Dialog
    Top section (Printer, Properties, Advanced, Copies, Help)
    Checkbox "Print in grayscale (black and white)" is unchecked.
    Expected behaviour: prints in colour
    Actual behaviour: printed in black & white.

    Why?

    Workaround:

    File > Print...
    Print Dialog
    Top section (Printer, Properties, Advanced, Copies, Help)
    Properties
    Tab 1 (Paper/Output)
    Right hand side
    Output Color: Black and White
    Dropdown list
    Select "Color"
    Click OK
    Click Print
    Prints in colour.

    For comparison, Microsoft PowerPoint
    Open Colour cycle.pptx
    File > Print
    Left hand…

    1 vote

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