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  1. Drag and drop files

    It's incredibly frustrating that a) the Adobe Document Cloud is so slow, and b) one cannot drag and drop files to folders. Organizing my PDFs has literally taken the whole day.

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  2. Adobe Reader is not accessible for persons with visual disability

    Menus are not readable with a voiceover application.

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  3. Full Screen and Reading mode for two page view

    Please add two-page view in fullscreen and reading mode

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  4. Make the hand pointer larger and more visible in documents

    As a result of COVID, we are now forced to have virtual tribunal hearings and present testimony in PDF via screen sharing.

    Witnesses often have to point out something in an exhibit - a sentence or paragraph or a point on a map and it is difficult for viewers to see the hand tool because it is too smaller to be easily visible and may not have sufficient contrast with document colors to stand out.

    At in-person hearings, it was possible for a witness to stand up a point with their hand to an item on the main display screen…

    2 votes

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

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      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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  6. Lose the white borders, and allow customizing background

    Acorbat Reader DC displays pages with unsightly white borders, including down the middle of any matter spanning page spreads, such as photographs.

    Also, I would like to be able to choose a custom background color, and hide all the toolbars, buttons, tabs and whatnot.

    2 votes

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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 2 votes

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  10. 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

    2 votes

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  11. 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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  12. yellow Highlight text not working.

    yellow Highlight text not working in pdf.

    2 votes

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  13. 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…

    2 votes

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  14. 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

  15. please add a feature to more quickly change the color of highlights and underlines

    Please add a feature to more quickly change the color of highlights and underlines.

    2 votes

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  16. Acrobat for Linux Debian

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

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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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.

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