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  1. Mon acrobat est bloqué , page vide sur écran

    Bonjour,
    Mon Acrobat est bloqué et ne répond pas .
    que faire ?

    J'ai voulu telecharger un nouveau programme, mais il me dit que mon acrobat est déjà insrtallé - et impossible de choisir un autre mode

    1 vote

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  2. Mon acrobat est bloqué , page vide sur écran

    Bonjour,
    Mon Acrobat est bloqué et ne répond pas .
    que faire ?

    J'ai voulu telecharger un nouveau programme, mais il me dit que mon acrobat est déjà insrtallé - et impossible de choisir un autre mode

    1 vote

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  3. Lose the white borders, and allow customizing background

    Acorbat Reader DC displays pages with unsightly white borders, including down the middle of any matter spanning page spreads, such as photographs.

    Also, I would like to be able to choose a custom background color, and hide all the toolbars, buttons, tabs and whatnot.

    1 vote

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  4. Keeping full screen window at MacBook when connecting 2nd screen

    As stated in the title, whenever Adobe Reader is opened and full screen (maximized) with the green button on a MacBook and a second screen is connected, suddenly the Adobe app get's minimized whenever the second screen is opened. The app button has to be found and clicked in the dock and then put on full screen again, to have it enlarged and appearing on the screen.

    If this bug could be fixed, it would be great!

    1 vote

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  5. Hit "Escape" key to close "No matches were found" popup

    The popup doesnt contain a closing button, only an "OK" button, and pressing the Esc key does not close it, I believe for this kind of messages it is industry standard to close it with Esc key, as there are no other options, no repercussion and is meerly informative.

    1 vote

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  6. Acrobat Crashing When Opening An InDesign Exported Interactive PDF

    I have no idea why interactive PDFs are no longer viewable with acrobat. Which is very annoying and stupid. Whenever I am trying to view an interactive element of the PDF, acrobat just tells me it is connecting and then suddenly closed the whole document (aka crashing). I don't understand why we are paying so much for adobe when they could not simply do their job. Very frustrating indeed. Worst user experience ever.

    1 vote

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  7. 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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  8. Make Find results more predictable

    In a large PDF when using Find to search for a word followed by a number, the results are unpredictable. This problem is observed in several large PDF files prepared by different people on different PCs. For example, the text contains “Test 1” and “Test 2”. Searching for Test 1 also finds Test 2.

    1 vote

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  9. By default, Snapshot should produce higher-resolution images

    The default resolution is too low in Edit, Preferences, General, Use fixed resolution for Snapshot tool images. The resolution should be fixed at a higher value, at least 300 ppi.

    1 vote

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  10. Make continuous scrolling the default, PLEASE!!!

    I’m still baffled that the default scrolling for pages in Adobe Reader has the reader smoothly scrolling down the page, bringing the text up to eye level (no one reads down a page any more unless it’s a physical book) only to have it jump to the top of the next page as soon as the bottom of the page is in view on the screen. This results in interrupted reading and endless and annoying backwards scrolling to get back to where the reader was. I know this can be changed in the settings, but why isn’t it the default?…

    1 vote

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  11. Hi I have a cap of 9 pdf's on my software, which is really preventing me from doing my work properly

    Hi I have a cap of 9 pdf's on my software, which is really preventing me from doing my work properly. Please help

    1 vote

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  12. Magazine leisure view

    Likely to mac Preview, create a Xamp C++ feature that slideshows a presentation in 2 or 4 pages per frame substituing 5s /5s or custom in fullscreen mode that is good for distract reading on Wired, Paris Review, Entertainment Weekly and a myriad more good magazines. Slideshow preview is a trend now in a world where content creation and visuals are ruling the design ecosystem. After Adobe Max conference, I think this feature is a great idea, be sure it enters winning a gold medal and a #1 position on podium for public general disposition and magazine editors worldwide.

    1 vote

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  13. 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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  14. Cursor Default

    Please allow the option for Windows default cursor. It is impossible to find the cursor set that is default in a document. That little Cross cursor gets lost so easily and I have to move mouse from one end to the other until something reacts and lets me know where it is then try to guess its location as I move towards my click.

    8 votes

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  15. Thumbnails of desktop icon become black square.

    https://helpx.adobe.com/acrobat/using/enable-pdf-thumbnail-preview-windows-explorer.html

    After a while enable above setting, thumbnails of desktop icons become black squares.
    Please fix this problem.

    1 vote

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  16. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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.

    1 vote

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  20. 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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