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  1. internal link: "open in new tab"-option

    Clicking on internal links in pdfs make you jump to the pointed position: E.g. in scientific papers, if you click on the source number you jump the source which is normally at the end of the pdf.

    If you want to continue reading it is (as far as I know) impossible to jump back. It would be nice to include some options inspired by browsers: I would like to have the option to open the same pdf in a new tab/window again at the desired position so that after checking the source you can continue reading in the original tab.…

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  2. Window Rotation

    When you create a new window of the document you are reading, have that 2nd window be able to rotate without rotating the original window

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  3. PERFORMING PAGE RECOGNITION

    The automatic OCR feature needs to be dropped and replaced with the option to use freely. It should be an option because we pay for this service. Clicking the box for text recognition does not work, it simply turns my pdf into jpg which then makes it uneditable.

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  4. Horizontal Page Change

    I would like to use my 2-in-1 for reading PDFs, but I want to swipe left and right to change the page. It currently only supports swiping up and down, which is extremely counter intuitive!

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  5. Hand and Select tool Bug Report

    Steps to reproduce the issue:
    1) Open any PDF
    2) Choose the hand tool (or select tool) from the toolbar user interface
    3) Close the PDF (progam does not need to close)
    4) Open the PDF again
    5) Note which tool is now chosen (it is not the one you changed to)

    Environment: Windows 7

    Expected result: The setting to be remembered after closing the program or PDF and opening the program or PDF again next time.

    Observed result: Changing from select to hand or hand to select setting in the toolbar UI (Toolbar Item:->Select and Zoom Tools)

    Working Function:…

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  6. Regression: All UI text scale wrong

    After a recent update, all user interface is getting rendered with wrong (very small) text size, on a setup with text scale 150% (4K 40" monitor).

    Note that the window caption bar is rendered with correct text size, because it's done by USER.DLL

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  7. Enable PDF thumbnail previews in Windows Explorer doesn't work in windows server 2019

    i Enable pdf Thunbnail previews but it doesn't show a preview in file explorer. i send an image to explain.

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  8. Speech to text feature

    Speech to text feature to fill out a pdf form on Reader Dc.

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  9. Need customizable size and color mouse cursors for sharing PDF's in Zoom meetings. The built in cursors do not show well.

    Need customizable size and color mouse cursors for sharing PDF's in Zoom meetings. The built in cursors do not show well in meetings. Impossible to see for people with compromised vision.

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  10. How to resolve Quickbooks update error 1603?

    Software such as QuickBooks offers many value-added features. QuickBooks is the accounting software of choice for almost all small and medium-sized businesses. QuickBooks must be downloaded before you can utilize its amazing features. During the QuickBooks installation process, however, certain problems and errors can occur. QuickBooks update Error 1603 might, for example, appear. When you try to update QuickBooks, you may find that you are experiencing QuickBooks Error 1603. You most commonly encounter this error when trying to run multiple applications simultaneously. read here : https://mamafishsaves.com/quickbooks-update-error-1603/

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  11. "Out of Suffix" Warning

    New Adobe updates (downloaded 9/17/20) always give an "out of suffix" warning before opening a file. The problem occurs when trying to open a file for viewing and when generating a new PDF from another program. The warning is not causing issues within the PDF itself, it's just annoying to have to click "Ok" several times on this warning every time before being able to open a file. It is also unclear what the warning means or what it affects.

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  12. Use system default cursors!

    It is absolutely unacceptable that the Acrobat Reader changes the system cursor, and doesn't allow for some method of disabling this!
    It shows that Adobe have ZERO respect for their customers.

    I have a vision impairment. I have changed my Windows cursor to a very visible, fat, red cursor, because otherwise I lose track of where it is. But Adobe's opinion on that is "********!!!!" apparently.

    Why?

    Why do you hate your customers, Adobe?

    2 votes

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  13. remove print and save buttons from toolbar

    Since I do not use these buttons, and can use keyboard shortcut I want to remove them as when have muti-windows open and Reader is small portion of screen, the only visible tools are not useful. Other windows may not be Reader. The only useful tools are the find and page. This worked well in older versions of reader and acrobat in general.

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  14. Bug: Print Sections command won't work for first bookmarked section only

    The "Print Sections" command under the bookmarks panel won't work for the first section only. This command works for all other sections of the report. The problem is only with the first bookmarked section of each report.

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  15. Unable to sign out until you agree to a free trial

    I signed in using the wrong email account. When I tried to sign out so that I could sign in with the correct account, the service would not allow me to sign out until I had agreed to sign up for a seven day trial on the initial account. It seems like a very bad design to not let users sign out until they agree to a trial

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  17. BUG:MIP Plugin Language Problem

    Hi,

    We have installed the latest Adobe Reader(2021.005.20048) and the MIP plugin(AIPPlugin2100520048RdrDC.msi). Now we can view the banner, but a label name is not correctly displayed in the banner. There is a problem with turkish character in the label name as seen in the attached screenshot.

    A label below should be “İç Kullanıma Özel\Kişisel Veri”. This seems a bug of MIP plug-in when it retrieves and displays label names in Turkish.

    Can you recommend us any solution to fix this problem?

    Thanks for your help.

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  18. Internal link preview

    Many PDF documents contain internal links. When clicking on these, the user is taken to another part of the document. It would be incredibly useful to me and my colleagues if there was a 'preview link' option. Perhaps this could work by hovering the mouse over the link, and the preview to the link pops up in a small temporary window, allowing you to quickly view the link, without redirecting to a different page.

    The motivation for this is as follows: In mathematical sciences, these internal links often refer to equations earlier in the document, which are being combined to…

    2 votes

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  19. Support for tagged PDF (PDF/UA) via system Level Accessibility APIs (e.g. VoiceOver)

    The PDF/UA ("tagged PDF") standard was established in 2012 to add accessibility features to the PDF format using a system of tags.

    The tags add semantic information to a document, "marking up" such elements as headings, lists, figures, tables and other common document idioms.

    PDF/UA also offers a 'read order' feature, which allows content to be presented in a non-visual way which corresponds to the intended sequence.

    These features may be created and edited using Acrobat Pro, which is good. although Acrobat Pro is currently unable to generate or accurately assess a fully compliant PDF/UA file without additional 3rd party…

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  20. a feature which allows the user to translate text in a PDF

    environment: Windows 10
    Need a feature which can translate PDF text from Russian to Dutch, Russian to English please.
    As the PDFs aren't like Obama's bc; I can't just open layers in Illustrator to copy & paste, then use a google translator. Plus, with crochet patterns, meaning is everything.
    For now I am paying a lady in Petrograd to do the English trans for me. Thanks, research0digo a/t gee male!

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