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  1. Prevent home page from displaying after closing PDF document

    The subject line says it all. Just another thing to close. Not the end of the world. Just an ongoing annoyance. Thanks.

    2 votes

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  2. Voice search on Adobe Acrobat Reader

    I am raising a request for voice search feature to be added to Adobe Acrobat Reader.

    Hope this will be available soon.

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  3. My Android Reader can invert the display (white text on dark BG). Can the Desktop app do the same, easy on the eyes?

    In mobile Reader App, I can change the display to Night Mode (inverted color, white text on dark BG). Can I do the same in desktop Acrobat DC?
    Please make it so.

    3 votes

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  4. Read Out Loud Feature Needs Serious Improvement

    Suggestions for this feature:
    1. Add read out loud to the toolbar for easier access, including pause and play options.The read out loud feature is currently very inaccessible from the "view" drop down menu.
    2. Allow user to choose where to start reading and stop reading by highlighting text, rather than the limited ability to only read full pages / the entire document
    3. Upgrade voice - please consider adding a more adaptive voice to the program for read out loud. the system default is not pleasant for listening and we know the technology exists to have more advanced AI…

    16 votes

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    Hi,
    Thanks for connecting with us. I went though all the requests suggested by you. I would like to inform you that :
    For #1, Shortcut keys exist for Pause, Play like Ctrl+Shift+Y/V/B.
    For #2, the feature is supported. Click on any paragraph after enabling Read Out Loud and it will read the paragraph. For specific content read, we have informed the management and have been kept in radar for future improvements.
    For #3, you can add the voices though system language setting and the voices will be visible in Acrobat if they exists on system.
    For $4, we have informed the management and have been kept in radar for future improvements.

    Try the latest enhancements and features on the latest version of Acrobat Pro DC.

    Thanks
    Rachit

  5. enable double page mode in full screen

    two page view is not working if we activate full screen mode.

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  6. I dunno, make it function ? That would help Me.

    after 1.25 hours of wasted time chasing my tail I copied and pasted into Word, then printed, faxed,copied and snail mailed the document in 12 minutes, 1.10 hours faster than Adobe could not email the document to my own email address.

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  7. Improve UI Customization - Make the comments toolbar stay open automatically no matter what

    In my case, I'm perfectly happy with the way Adobe chose to implement this (I haven't actually tried the upgrade yet - I'm just responding to other comments here). In addition to documents that come to me with comments I need to see, I open plenty of random PDFs that have no comments, and in those cases I wouldn't want the pane to take up space.

    But I suppose if Adobe wants to make everyone happy, in a future upgrade they could expand the setting to be a three-item radio selection instead of a checkbox:
     Show Comments Pane upon opening…

    1 vote

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  8. signature

    if you have more than one webcam, like a virtual camera like DroidCam Client, or Snap Camera in addition to a physical camera and try to use the Place Signature, Use Webcam Option, there is no way to change between multiple webcams. please add the functionality to select between all the cameras on a systems, not whichever is found first.

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  9. Pdf should have time bound password facility for data privacy and security

    Hello,

    This is Ankit. I am working as a project manager - mechanical design for complete project proposal of design and development of machines.

    For our project requirements, we need to send our design and manufacturing drawings to different vendors/ manufacturers.

    Because of data security, thiis drawings we are providing in hard copies instead of soft copies. Ad there is a chance of design copy in case of soft copy provision.

    Id in pdf we can develop such security facility, such that the PDFs that we send to any vendor/manufacturers, those PDFs must have password protected and the password must…

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  10. Add a button to open next pdf in the same folder

    To add a button to open the next pdf in the same folder.

    Will help a lot with workflow and saving time

    4 votes

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  11. Why full reader search opens in an new window instead of same window where the file is open ?

    Why full reader search opens in an new window instead of same window where the file is open ?

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  12. Why is Advanced search opens in a separate window, please add advanced search option in the same window where the file is open

    Why is Advanced search opens in a separate window, please add advanced search option in the same window where the file is open .

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  13. yellow Highlight text not working.

    yellow Highlight text not working in pdf.

    2 votes

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  14. Add a View/View Rotate 180 Degrees button.

    (So I don't have to tap the Rotate 90 degree button twice when a page is upside down).

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  15. Add a View/View Rotate 180 Degrees button.

    (So I don't have to tap the Rotate 90 degree button twice when a page is upside down).

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  16. Reader DC embedded in IE (Win10) cannot launch print dialog. (2004 issue)

    For all of the machines in my Win 10 2004 test group, the Reader plugin for IE (AcroPDF64.dll) has lost the ability to start the print dialog, either from the handy button in the border UI, the drop down menu, or Ctrl+P. In all cases nothing happens. There are a variety of versions on the affected machines but most of them are quite current (20.9.20063 and ...65). The problem is restricted to IE (11 I have no other versions to check) and the new windows 10 2004 feature build.
    If you're interested in any other data I can provide on…

    12 votes

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  17. passage de pdf à word pour texte à plusieurs colonnes

    Quand un texte comporte plusieurs colonnes, la transcription en word mélange tout ; merci de mettre en place un outil permettant de respecter l'ordre des colonnes

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  18. A dictionary (online/offline) feature

    I read a lot of research articles. And, I am pretty sure we all know how academic jargon can be exacerbated sometimes. Having an offline/online dictionary would be a great deal. Imagine if I can just double click/tap on a word and then the definition pops up! It can be a pain to switch from the Reader to a Browser at times for a definition.

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  19. The cursor does not use the Windows System settings.

    Allow end user to set the cursor and carat to use the Windows System settings.

    Also allow end user to set other WS settings enhancing highlighting or visual impairment support aids

    using when working from home conferencing and sharing display being able to set colours or size of pointer enhances presentation

    7 votes

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  20. BUG: Can no longer close Reader window with COMMAND-W

    Until recently, you could close the Adobe Reader window (the one showing Recent, Starred, Scans, etc down the left side) with COMMAND-W. While you can still use COMMAND-W to close a PDF file, inexplicably this function no longer works with the Adobe Reader window. In workflow this is ridiculously annoying; I hit COMMAND-W to close my PDF window but then I have to go hunting for the CLOSE button to click on for the Adobe Reader window. At least, I am assuming this is a bug; I can't imagine someone purposefully enabling this highly obnoxious and laborious "feature" into the…

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