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  1. The cursor does not use the Windows System settings.

    Allow end user to set the cursor and carat to use the Windows System settings.

    Also allow end user to set other WS settings enhancing highlighting or visual impairment support aids

    using when working from home conferencing and sharing display being able to set colours or size of pointer enhances presentation

    7 votes

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  2. Move Adobe Reader to App store model

    In todays world, many browsers now have built-in PDF viewers to help deal with end of browser plugins and the rise of HTML 5 and mobile apps. Can you please consider eliminating browser plugin for Adobe Reader DC and make Adobe Reader a Mac and Windows App store app as quickly as possible to modernize pdf experience and introduce adobe Scan app which uploads scanned document from iPhone directly to mac or windows PC as well.

    As many websites are going HTML 5 and browser plugin support is being reduced, we need to see adobe acrobat reader app converted from…

    3 votes

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  3. An Error Occurred During The Submit Process

    As of the latest update (2020.009.20065), when a user clicks on the submit button in a form it asks for their login credentials and after they receive an error. In prior versions of Reader DC, a user would put in their credentials and the form would be submitted. Now, after update 20065, the user puts in their credentials they get the following error message. "An error occurred during the submit process. Authorization is required for this network service" and the form is not submitted.

    1 vote

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  4. 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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  5. 2 votes

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  6. Fix read mode to NOT go to full screen mode to have only the document content visible in a window. You should have separate full screen mode

    I need to read a PDF while using others apps at the SAME TIME; Reading the documentation of the other program from a PDF file.

    I don't need toolbars. I dont' need status bars. I don't need menu bars.

    I can press ctrl-f If I want to search for something, I can press ctrl-p if I want to print the document. I don't need a buttons or search bars for those to be constantly visible.

    If I need to use ANY other functionality, I can right-click and all that functionality could be put into that right-click menu.

    I ONLY WANT…

    6 votes

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  7. Error printing form or second page blank

    Filled PDF form cannot be printed on most systems, on some systems the second page prints blank.
    Works fine when using Edge or Chrome as PDF viewer. This is on Windows 10 and 8

    1 vote

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  8. File paths containing spaces are not remembered by Save As in Reader

    I save certain PDF files to my Windows (10) Start Menu, usually in folders which, like "Start Menu", contain at least one space in their name.

    The list of folders to which previous files have been saved apparently refuses to remember such folders, forcing me to copy-and-paste the applicable name /every/ time I want to save something there.

    A folder name that does not contain any spaces, is remembered as usual.

    1 vote

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  9. Bug introduced in latest Adobe Acrobat Reader DC - no option for duplex printing

    After latest update to Adobe Acrobat Reader DC, the option to print on both sides disappeared. Had to edit the registry to prevent automatic updates (how are naive users supposed to cope?).

    1 vote

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  10. We need a translator inside, if i am reading a document in another language, i would like to translate the word just with clicking in

    We need a translator inside, if i am reading a document in another language, i would like to translate the word just with clicking in

    1 vote

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  11. Ich habe den Photoshop 2020 im media markt gekauft habe aber kein Laufwerk auf dem Laptop kann aber nichts instalieren

    Diese Seite hier bringt mir auch nichts alles in Englisch warum nicht in Deutsch habe kein laufwerk auf dem laptop habe alles genau der Reinefolge wie beschrieben gemacht aber immer kommt Fehler bei der seriennummer ????? Wann behebt man das mal .Seriennummer / abrufcode ???? wo kommt was hin . Adobe ist das bislang am schlechtesten zu instalierende Programm das ich je hatte.
    Habe Testversion als Abbo runtergeladen will aber kein Abbo sondern nur das gekaufte Produkt verwenden alles super kompliziert .
    Bin sehr angefressen és muss doch einfacher zu machen sein .

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  12. Restore Last View Settings only working for a few days

    Restore last view settings only remembers settings for a limited time. After a few days, page and zoom settings are reset to default.

    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.

    4 votes

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  14. F2 should not open web help

    The key to open help is F1. It should not also be F2. I was using F2 for Discord/Push-to-talk, and now Acrobat Reader DC opens a web page every time.

    Please restore the behaviour of the previous version of Acrobat Reader DC.

    1 vote

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  15. Formidable

    J’ai mis formidable et ça passe comme par miracle et pas résiliation impossible
    La malhonnêteté est au rendez vous . Comme beaucoup d’autres je ne peux résilier mon abonnement gratuit d’une semaine et demain date limite je vais être facture de 10,99€.
    Je vous préviens : si vous le faites ( et j’enregistre ce texte) je porte plainte pas pour moi seulement mais aussi pour les autres .
    Vous avez l’obligation de fournir les outils de résiliation en temps et en heure et pas après nous avoir arnaqué.
    Dépêchez vous de satisfaire cette requête .

    1 vote

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  16. 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

  17. BugFix cpu usage

    since 2020 versions (this bug still persists in all updates until now) of acrobat reader dc for windows it happens that suddenly the application process requires a huge amount of cpu for no apparent reason and it won't stop until the program is closed

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  18. there should be a way to set a default paper size for your printer in Acrobat Reader DC

    For some reason, Acrobat Reader DC assumes that all .pdf files will need to print on A4 paper. My printer is configured for Letterhead (8.5X11). I can reset the size when printing but should not need to do so. I'm fairly certain that none of the institutions sending me .pdf files are using A4 as they are located in Canada and Canada is still using Imperial sizes to maintain compatibility with the USA.

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  19. remove the reply box from a comment

    Can you remove the reply box from a comment box, it gets in the way of the comment itself. Have the reply bit as part of the right hand side pane and not on the comment box itself

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  20. Copy html into password box

    Please allow the ability to copy and paste html into the password box for a PDF document.

    Most users copy and paste the password from an email, which will be in html format.

    But the password box only accepts plain text so you can't copy and paste it from an email. You have to paste it first into a text file, and then copy and paste it from there which is just more time consuming than necessary.

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