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  1. Ability to completely turn off collapsed sidebars

    Please for goodness' sake give users the option to completely remove the left and right sidebars instead of merely collapsing them. For users using Reader, the vast majority of the time all they will want to do is only read a PDF, and many will want as much screen space as possible to do so.

    For the average Reader user, in the left toolbar the only thing they may want is thumbnail or chapter view. This could be on the top toolbar, with the other options available on a drop down menu from that button if you really must keep…

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  2. 2 votes
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  3. Rotate Counterclockwise

    Do you know it often takes three clicks to get a sideways facing document to align vertically using rotate clockwise? Please make all our lives easier, by adding an option to rotate counterclockwise as well.

    UX heuristic: user flexibility

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  4. BUG: copy from Acrobat Reader DC stops at second letter 't' in copied text

    Verion 20.006.20034.39303

    When copying from a PDF document the text gets cut off after the SECOND letter 't' when trying to paste.

    Steps to reproduce:

    1) Open the PDF document attached to this
    2) Go to the first page of PDF
    3) Highlight the sentence "If the input parameter is a timestamp (without time zone) it applies the offset of the time zone you specify and returns a timestamp with the time zone."
    4) Paste into a text editor

    Expected Results

    All the text is copy/pasted

    Observed Results:

    Only the following is pasted:

    "If the input parameter is a"

    Very…

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  5. I miss an option to reload/refresh PDF document

    I have problem when PDF document is stored at network drive and my notebook has temporary problem with WiFi. Or when notebook is suspended and later resumed, network drive is not accessible for some time (I have to reconnect it manually). In such cases I see many blank pages in PDF file that was opened in the past (new pages are not read from the file). I have to close document and open it again. That is not nice and I believe that "refresh/reload" function will fix this problem. It is possible to find similar requests in the forums on…

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  6. 2 votes
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  7. enable double page mode in full screen

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

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  8. 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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  9. Enable access to files in long folder paths (longer than 255 characters)

    AR is unable to open files where the file and folder path exceeds 255 characters. To accommodate this we have had to replace it with a competitor's software.

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  10. FIX Problem security with Adobe Reader WIN10

    No reaction when trying to open a .pdf file from a network share available under DFS with a previously running .pdf document locally.
    The problem with .pdf files not working properly in correlation with DFS is the Adobe Reader application bug.Bug exist from begin od 2018.Adobe products cannot cope with distributed file systems.The observed bug occurs in WIN SRV 2016 and 2019 systems, and unless it is explicitly stated anywhere that the reason is the change in the SMB authentication method, this is indicated by (logically) the AR logs.this is a link to a thread on this topic https://community.adobe.com/t5/acrobat-reader/can-only-open-1-pdf-at-a-time-from-dfs-server/m-p/10889532?page=3#M62593 The…

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  11. Fill and sign fails, giving " an unexpected error"

    When trying to sign a document (with the latest version of DC) (system report below) it will fail and say "The operation failed because Adobe Acrobat encounter an unknown error." From my testing, this only happened when I tried to add a signature on the same page as another fill box. (like a check box or a box where text can be added.) a signature can be added on pages without these elements.

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  12. 2.1240.03.2.20020

    aktivasi gagal

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  13. Horizontal AND Vertical resizing of the text fill

    When adding multiple lines of text, there is an ability to adjust the horizontal spacing (blue circle / double arrows).

    Can you please add the ability to adjust VERTICAL spacing?

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  14. Move print area in the print window

    Move print area in the print window when using a smaller page size.
    For example in the print preview (
    see attachement)

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  15. 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…

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  16. Allow people to convert 2 transcripts for a job WITHOUT BUYING ADOBE!!!!!!!!!!!

    2 pages to convert.............must we buy the entire ADOBE PACKAGE I never use it..............

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  17. 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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  18. DocumentCloud.Abobe.com Does Not Work In Chrome

    Adobe is using old authentication where Chrome does not allow for pasting/loading sharable PDF links to Chrome -- Firefox still allows this old authentication, so I am only able to edit sharable PDF links in Firefox. Error messages are below:

    A cookie associated with a cross-site resource at http://assets.adobedtm.com/ was set without the SameSite attribute. A future release of Chrome will only deliver cookies with cross-site requests if they are set with SameSite=None and Secure. You can review cookies in developer tools under Application>Storage>Cookies and see more details at https://www.chromestatus.com/feature/5088147346030592 and https://www.chromestatus.com/feature/5633521622188032.

    dc-core.js:2 Error in Logging serverHandler:
    AdobeError …

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  19. 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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  20. Make it so it can be opened by other people, or make it free to convert into a USABLE format.

    I am trying to use this for my Eagle Project, but that was a bad idea, since no one else can open the files and I can't convert them without spending money on a very basic thing. Now I've got time invested which I would lose if I swapped to another, better product. I understand your business model is to get people with annoying free stuff so they buy the good ones, but hot dang is this especially bad.

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