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  1. Very specific issue with Adobe Reader on a Mac

    I am a professor of Ancient Greek, and use many documents that use polytonic Greek fonts. For some reason, when I copy-paste from PDFs opened in Adobe Reader on a Mac (no problems on a PC!), one particular character doesn't get copies (ἀ). Many similar characters are just fine (e.g. ἁ, ᾶ, ά, ἂ etc). When I open the same files with other programs/browsers on the Mac, there are no issues. I know this is hyperspecific, but I wanted to bring it to your attention.

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  2. Doesn't copy accented greek letter

    Reader highlights, but doesn't copy the accented Greek alpha with smooth breathing in text:


    GREEK SMALL LETTER ALPHA WITH PSILI
    Unicode: U+1F00, UTF-8: E1 BC 80

    pdftotext reads it just fine, as does MacOS PDF reading system.

    Example PDF: https://geoffreysteadman.files.wordpress.com/2014/09/platosymp-sept14.pdf

    letter on several pages including p. 22.

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  4. Quickbooks file doctor 2017

    If you are facing any network or server issues while accessing Quickbooks or not able to access the company file due to damaged data, you can use Quickbooks file doctor to fix all the errors.
    https://quickbookstoolhub.com/quickbooks-file-doctor/

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  5. Bug: Certain PDFs not readable

    We have multiple users with this intermittent issue. Some times the PDF font will show up properly, sometimes it is gibberish and unreadable. It is inconsistent and I cannot seem to resolve the issue.

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  6. It does not convert ACSM files to PDF

    I just purchased the Adobe Acrobat PDF Pack...the UPGRADED one...fotr $ $18 per year. And it does not convert ACSM files to PDF. That is not good and not functional. Please fix it and please let me know when it is done. Thank you.

    Bidut Chowdhury

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  7. Adobe Reader DC should open Windows Protocol Handler links regardless of the default browser

    Hello. We have a situation where a Windows protocol handler product is used to open documents from an EDRMS. At some point Adobe has apparently changed how it opens links. Now it simply passes a link to the system's default browser on the command line. As as some browsers (notably Chrome and recent builds of Edge which are based on Chromium) don't handle protocol handler URLs from the command line, this style of link now fails to activate.

    Links will be of a form similar to example://12345/open but I think this is an issue for all Windows protocol handlers.

    ENVIRONMENT:

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  8. save all closed tabs

    It would be nice to have a 'save all closed tabs'. Then I can re-open these on the next session. Unfortunately, this option is still not available.
    Google has such extension called OneTab. Something similar on Adobe Reader would be great!
    This has been requested by several others (see in comments https://acrobat.uservoice.com/forums/590923-acrobat-for-windows-and-mac/suggestions/31145458-save-all-tabs-with-one-click)

    Once you re-start, you should just be able to re-open the whole bunch of pdf's that you closed before with one click

    2 votes

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  9. Bug - touchscreen highlighting while viewing multiple pages

    Hello, I have found a bug. When in the following configuration:

    • Read Mode OR Fixed-width scrolling
    • Viewing two pages at once (i.e. bottom of one page and top of the next page are both visible on screen)
    • Using the touchscreen of my 2-in-1 (HP Elitebook G4 if that's relevant) to highlight text

    I am able to tap once to select a word on either page, but one one of the two pages, I am not able to alter that selection (i.e. grab the little handles at either end of the selection and expand it to include more text). Instead, it…

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  10. Adobe Reader 21.001.20145, 32BitMAPIBroker.exe crash when exiting (OL 2013, Server 2012 R2)

    We are using Adobe Reader 21.001.20145 (32 bit) Optional update, Mar 10, 2021 and Office 2013 Version 15.0.5275.1000 (32 bit) on Windows Server 2012 R2 with all updates installed (March 2021)

    The error occurs after sending an email (successfully) using Adobe Acrobat Reader DC 21.001.20145. If you then close Acrobat Reader, the program crashes with the error 32BitMAPIBroker.exe (see screenshot attached).

    The problem does not occur with an older version, fe. 2020.006.20034 of Acrobat Reader .

    The same problem existed before, here is the reference to it

    https://community.adobe.com/t5/acrobat-reader/sending-mapi-mail-via-send-button-still-works-but-when-closing-the-reader-it-will-crash/td-p/11370238

    2 votes

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  11. Adobe Reader DC for Windows keeps files locked after they are closed

    Adobe Reader DC for Windows keeps files locked after they have been closed. It is necessary to completely close Adobe Reader DC for the files to be closed. Please fix this bug!

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  12. BUG: Path starting with \\?\ will fail

    When double clicking a file in Windows Explorer where the path is longer than 260 characters does not work as default. But I have been able to create a workaround that enable this.

    If I type the following in cmd.exe:
    AcroRd32.exe "C:\Very long path\file.pdf" then that will fail.

    If I enable "Enable Win32 long paths" in Group Policy and try the same command, then it works. This means that long paths are supported when it is enabled in Windows.

    I created a bat-file like this:
    set str=%1
    set str=%str:\?=%
    AcroRd32.exe %str%

    This will remove \?\ from the first argument and…

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  13. Adobe Acrobat PDF Doesn't Convert Custom Page Sizes From Microsoft Word

    I have a Microsoft Word file that has custom page size specified in the layout (specifically width 6.14" height 9.14"). There are also custom margins. When I convert to pdf via File > Print > Microsoft Print to PDF a pdf file is created but the page size is not correct. A pdf file is created that is 8.5"x11" not 6.14"x9.21". After trying to debug and spending 6+ hours with Microsoft tech support, there seems to be a problem on the Adobe side when the Word file is passed to Adobe to be converted into a pdf. I have noticed…

    1 vote

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  14. auto save

    having auto save without having to use a cloud cause I almost always use the reader offline to not get distracted and because we have a really slow internet in our area that would take so long to save and open a pdf file it would be great .
    Thanks .

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  15. Printing button in browser still doesn't work with 21.001.20138 PLEASE FIX ASAP

    Printing button in browser still doesn't work with 21.001.20138 PLEASE FIX ASAP. Win10 Pro 20H2

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  16. Fix issue: Cant repair PDF thumbnail issue on Adobe Acrobat DC Reader Windows 10

    I have had issues for several months with the thumbnails on PDF icons only. They are sometimes transparent, solid black, or have the PDF icon only. I have uninstalled and reinstalled many times. I have "enable PDF thumbnails in Windows Explorer" selected. Adobe Acrobat DC Reader is my default program with version 2021.001.20135. I have tried many things over a while, as this really was bugging me. Tonight I installed "Fixes for 64-bit Adobe Reader preview handler and thumbnails" from:
    https://www.pretentiousname.com/adobe_pdf_x64_fix/index.html#thank

    I figured I had nothing to lose and surprisingly it fixed the issue, especially as it hasn't been updated…

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  17. Open list of pdfs in order

    When you select and open a list of pdfs, the tabs are currently opened in a seemingly random order. It would be very helpful if they opened in list order. I either have to open each file one at a time, or spend ages re-ordering tabs. It's frustrating, and impacts my work every day (because I need to open many pdfs at once, in order).

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  18. Adobe unable to convert word to pdf

    Since Microsoft ran an update this week the create pdf function in Word is now crashing. Are you aware and working on the fix?

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  19. Bug: FlatDecode does not work for all PNG images in Acrobat Reader

    Using Adobe Acrobat Reader PDF DC (21.001.20138) on Windows 10 to open the attached PDFs crashes. We create PDFs ourselves with several hundreds of images and embedding them using FlatDecode to reduce the size of the PDFs however very few images seem not to work in Adobe Acrobat PDF viewer ONLY. Opening the PDFs in Google Chrome as an example works.

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  20. THERE IS A BUG I WANTED TO REPORT

    i am using adobe acrobat reader DC 32 bit. in windows 7 pc.while using the higlter option if found out that after highlighting when we click on the highlighted sentence we are not unable to enlarge it.

    the enlargment sign comes on but it is not working.

    plz kindly look into it.

    yours truly.

    S N chirag.

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