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  1. Permanently keep comment toolbar open in adobe reader dc

    It's very essential more than helpful to stick the comment toolbar always on the menu so that we do not have to open it each time we open a document.

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  2. Change signature date format

    Date format on digital signatures should be changed to Month, date, year. or month/date/year.

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  3. 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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  4. Cannot enter non-English input in form (Fill and Sign)

    Using the latest version of Adobe Reader DC, it seems to be impossible to enter non-English text (in my case, Hebrew) when filling a form. This feature used to work on previous versions of Reader DC (although with RTL issues for hebrew). Copying and pasting does not help either.

    Steps to reproduce: Open a form. Start typing in Hebrew.
    Expected result: Hebrew text appears.
    Observed result: No text appears, cursor does not advance.

    Environment: Adobe Acrobat Reader DC 2020.012.20048 on Windows 10 Pro 64-bit, English and Hebrew keyboards available.

    1 vote

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  5. Cannot enter non-English input in form (Fill and Sign)

    Using the latest version of Adobe Reader DC, it seems to be impossible to enter non-English text (in my case, Hebrew) when filling a form. This feature used to work on previous versions of Reader DC (although with RTL issues for hebrew). Copying and pasting does not help either.

    Steps to reproduce: Open a form. Start typing in Hebrew.
    Expected result: Hebrew text appears.
    Observed result: No text appears, cursor does not advance.

    Environment: Adobe Acrobat Reader DC 2020.012.20048 on Windows 10 Pro 64-bit, English and Hebrew keyboards available.

    1 vote

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  6. Adobe Reader DC prints only top part of text lines. The problem started a few days ago. Clean up of Adobe and re-installation didn't fix the

    Adobe Reader DC prints only top part of text lines. View shows complete lines. The problem started a few days ago. Clean up of Adobe and re-installation didn't fix the issue. Drivers are up to date. Manipulation with setup (smooth lines etc) didn't help.

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  7. 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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  8. Would like the lookup word feature to go to google instead of dictionary.com

    Please add option to change word lookup from dictionary.com to Google or any local dictionary we choose.

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  9. 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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  10. this.media and this.pageWindowRect undefined intermittently

    I am using the Adobe Reader Javascript API and trying to access the this.pageWindowRect variable. I've found from various forum posts that this has to be 'enabled' by accessing this.media first.

    This works most of the time, but intermittently on certain computers, I find that both this.media and this.pageWindowRect are undefined.

    It is difficult to reproduce this exactly: sometimes it seems to work fine, and sometimes they seem to stay undefined. I've tried delaying my code - in case things are taking a while to load - and running the code from a document-level script, a button, and the console.…

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  11. Change behavior of middle mouse wheel button

    Currently, click-hold and dragging with the middle mouse button results (hand symbol with four arrows) in the document scrolling at a (rather extreme) rate of speed that is determined how far away your cursor is from where you first clicked the button. The document will scroll continuously until you either move your cursor back closer to its initial location, or release the mouse button.
    I would much prefer the behavior to be like what you get when you hold space and then click and drag with the left mouse button. I.e., you "drag" the document around with the mouse, and…

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  12. Acrobat Reader DC - latest update for Win 10 2004 locks up

    Execute most recent AR DC (32-bit), click on any of the recently opened PDF files from list, file opens and content displays, then AR DC locks up, requiring use of Task Manager to kill it.
    Error message shows in popup window:
    logAPI.startLogSession("OneAppIsReady"); https://rna-resource.acrobat.com/onboarding?showing=pdfOwnership&variant=3 @font-face {font-family: adobe-clean; src: local('Segoe UI');}@font-face {font-family: adobe-clean Semibold; src: local('Segoe UI Semibold');}@font-face {font-family: adobe-clean; font-weight: bold; src: local('Segoe UI');}

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    Hi,

    Sorry to hear about the issue you are facing.
    1) Have you applied a latest patch of Win10-2004 after which you are facing this issue ?

    2) Could you confirm me the current version of Acrobat Reader DC that you have ?

    3) Could you please do Help → Repair Installation and see if it fixes the issue ?

    Thanks
    Ayush Jain

  13. Allow to choose own highlight colors from color wheel

    I color code my highlights and would really appreciate having an option to choose any color from a color wheel or hex code rather than having to choose from the 12 predetermined colors in the app. The iPad app is even more limited with only 7 colors to choose from.

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  14. Crash when save as.

    Consistent crashes on Adobe Reader DC on Windows 10, with the newest version installed. No crash report ever generated, instant process stop. Can be replicated when attempting to sign in or save as. Open recent document shows saved file and location within adobe, cannot be located when selected to open or found within computer files.

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    Hi,

    Sorry to hear about the issue you are facing.
    1) Have you applied a latest patch of Win10-2004 after which you are facing this issue ?

    2) Could you confirm me the current version of Acrobat Reader DC that you have ?

    3) Could you please do Help → Repair Installation and see if it fixes the issue ?

    4) Could you please share a Screen Recording video of the issue that you face at ajain@adobe.com ?

    Thanks
    Ayush Jain

  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. underline option on the Right click not strikethrough

    When you right-clicked, there is no UNDERLINE option but there is a strikethrough option. Adding an Underline option would be more productive for many users as well as appreciated.
    Thanks

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  18. 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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  19. Reader DC freezes after some seconds

    I installed the latest version Reader DC on a Windows 7 64-bit pc, fater the old version freezed after some seconds. But the result is always the same, the new installation always freeze after few seconds.
    I tryed a new installation from scratch, restarted many times, disinstalled DC some times, used the Acrobat Cleaner tool, tryed to correct the installation, but nothing worked, DC always freezes and I have to kill it.
    The dump files below were collected at the same time (there were two AcroRd32.exe processes running at the same time, I do not know if this is normal).

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  20. Allow open PDFs directly in/from SharePoint

    Need to allow users to open PDFs directly in/from SharePoint, and digitally sign/save directly back to SharePoint. This would mimic other office document behavior. Without this feature, we will be forced to abandon Adobe PDFs for digital signature requirements. Requiring users to download, sign, and upload (vice just sign) does not cut it.

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