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  1. scroll drop down

    Allow for the mouse scroll wheel to scroll drop-down lists in Forms instead of scrolling to the next page.

    2 votes

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  2. regarding meaning search

    If we don't know meaning of the word while reading in a document then there must be search by web option along with the copy tab or you can simply add Dictionary into Adobe so that it will become more user friendly and more helpful to the person who is in need to search that meaning.

    2 votes

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  3. Blur tool in Photoshop for iPad

    Photoshop for iPad is of great importance especially for natural work with a pencil. Especially with tools like brush, eraser ... But why isn't the "blur" tool available in Photoshop for iPad? This tool is directly designed for the pencil, according to my experience. Would it be possible to supplement it?

    2 votes

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

    Menus are not readable with a voiceover application.

    2 votes

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  5. Adobe Reader bug when using Fill & Sign function

    We are using Adobe 2020.013.20066 and all our team experience the same bug. When entering a text block using Fill & Sign; the entered text not only appears on the page where it was originally entered but it then 'appears' on random page throughout the document.

    Attached example shows screenshots from a document pasted into a word file.

    More examples on the Adobe's forum: https://community.adobe.com/t5/acrobat-reader/bug-in-adobe-reader-when-entering-text-field/m-p/11647598?page=1#M73751

    This bug surely needs to be fixed.

    2 votes

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  6. 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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  7. Stop Auto Installing McFee

    Seriously what a DOG act for you to do and go and change the installing process for Adobe Reader, so you took the mcfee install out of the installer and put it no where near the download section what so ever so you done this by choice I had no idea YOUR GARBAGE MCFEE BLOATWARE installed you knew this long before changing the effects it would have, not only did your GARBAGEWARE stop my PAID for kaspersky total security, I spent hours trying to find a solution to get rid of THAT GARBAGE, so stop bloody auto checking that ****…

    2 votes

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  8. 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.

    2 votes

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  9. When saving PDFs show "save to previous location"

    When using 'Save As' for PDF's = previous versions of Adobe defaulted to the last save location, now it defaults to the main library every time and I have to do multiple "clicks" to save it to the file or folder that I want. If I am saving multiple pdf's to the same location at one time - this would save time. I don't want to 'pin' folder, as I may save to a different folder for another group of PDFs.

    2 votes

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  10. Allow user to open documents in read mode by default

    Allow users to tick a box in preference so that it becomes possible to open all pdf documents in read mode by default, and revert back to a more complete mode only when needed.

    2 votes

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  11. dark mode

    Dark Mode. Just like the mobile / android version has. Change documents with white background into dark / black background, and dark text into bright text.

    2 votes

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  12. implement proper Arabic RTL support for fill and sign tool

    First of the all it's not an IDEA it's a bug. As of the latest version (20.12.20048) Arabic RTL is broken; Even though letters are coming in the right order, they are disconnected. For Hebrew it should be okay since Hebrew letters are not connected.

    2 votes

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  13. 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.

    2 votes

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  14. 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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  15. 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.

    2 votes

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  16. 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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  17. Login with multiple Adobe IDs

    Enable multiple IDs to log into Adobe on the same computer at the same time. Ex: one ID for professional use and one for personal use.

    2 votes

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  18. Permit me to configure a background color for searched-for-and-found text

    In some documents, there is by coincidence background colors that are very close to the color that Acrobat uses to enhance the visibility of searched-for text.

    In Acrobat preferences there is no way of changing this background color. For me, searched-for-and-found would be shaded a bright yellow. The default value is nice on a white background, but no use on documents that happen to have a similar (slate blue) color background.

    2 votes

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  19. An error occurs when printing with the command ( Acrobat Reader DC ver.20.012.20041 ).

    Acrobat Reader DC was updated to ver.20.012.20041 the other day.

    Since then, the following error message appears when printing with the command.

    Adobe Acrobat Reader DC has stopped working
    The program did not work properly due to a problem.

    The program will close and Windows will notify you if there is a solution

    Printing is done just by issuing a message.

    The command I am using is:
    "C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Acrobat Reader DC\Reader\AcroRd32.exe" /n /p /h "<PDF file path>"

    The execution environment is as follows.
    OS: Windows 7 Professional sp1 64bit
    Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-6700 CPU @3.40GHz 3.40GHz
    RAM: 8.00GB

    The…

    2 votes

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  20. Keyboard Shortcuts for Page Display

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

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