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  1. 2 votes
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  2. Bug: Adobe Reader "save" prompts "save-as"

    I am having an issue when saving documents in Adobe Reader, when I hit "save" it prompts a "save-as" box every time which required me to navigate to the document to save it. This is happening for me on windows 10. I've uninstalled and re-installed the program and am getting the same issue. Thanks

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  3. Adobe Sign should be included in Reader and free

    I love the idea of a paper free world, and Adobe Sign might help so much to it. It could mean the end of printing documents to just sign and file them. I don’t get how come the Adobe managers have not realized of the great opportunity that lays out in front of them. An opportunity to make this product viral and as popular as the reader. Even more, making Acrobat Pro free, too. Now, it’s the perfect time for it when the world is under a lockdown and strongly needs great tools to produce documents and sign them. Please,…

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  4. stop Fill & Sgn notification

    Stop the notification of "Who needs to Fill & Sign"? i beg of you. i do 30-50 invoices a day. by the end i want to pull my hair out with this.

    having notification a couple times but on every single time!!!

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  5. Internet PDF Editing

    In the influx of remote learning, students are being sent work in PDFs. Opening them through Google Classroom in an internet browser offers no way to easily edit the content and fill in answers. As this will be a way of learning for the immediate future, something needs to be rolled out to allow this to be done for free for students. Currently I have to download and then open with adobe, but it’s a lot of extra steps when it could be so much simpler.

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  6. 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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  7. Bad design: Stop forcing mouse pointer in Acrobat Reader

    Acrobat Reader DC changes the mouse pointer into its own scheme. Not talking about the specific tools, just the standard mouse when hovering over the Acrobat window.
    I don't have the best vision, so I have my Windows mouse pointer set to be very visible, or I will lose track of it on the screen. But when using Acrobat, I lose track of the pointer, because Acrobat INSISTS that I don't get to use my custom pointer, but rather use the virtually invisible Acrobat default.
    Why would Acrobat need to change the pointer? I get it for specific tools, like…

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  8. 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

    2 votes
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  9. Allow the option to add today's date with Fill & Sign.

    I frequently have to sign timesheets that have been scanned on to email. (i.e Flat form without autofull fields) Adding my signature is easy, but I have to type the date out as text. Having an extra button that allows the date to be added, without having to type it would be fantastic.

    2 votes
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  10. 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…

    2 votes
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  11. 2 votes
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  12. 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.

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  13. 1 vote
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  14. 3D PDF

    Problem: When opening an 3D-PDF, the Object disappears after about 3 seconds after starting.
    This only happened after some 3D PDF were opened. But then every time.
    As soon as something is clicked, the Object appears
    Adobe Reader DC 2020.012.20048

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  15. implement proper Arabic RTL support for fill and sign tool

    First of the all it's not an IDEA it's a bug. As of the latest version (20.12.20048) Arabic RTL is broken; Even though letters are coming in the right order, they are disconnected. For Hebrew it should be okay since Hebrew letters are not connected.

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  16. Allowing saving own created figures on comment tool

    During my work require marking up drawing, make comments, and creating own signs for highlighting required point. My proposal is to save created figures on comments tool for quick access and allow to customize comments, panel.

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  17. 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.

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  18. Change signature date format

    Date format on digital signatures should be changed to Month, date, year. or month/date/year.

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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.

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  20. Cannot enter non-English input in form (Fill and Sign)

    Using the latest version of Adobe Reader DC, it seems to be impossible to enter non-English text (in my case, Hebrew) when filling a form. This feature used to work on previous versions of Reader DC (although with RTL issues for hebrew). Copying and pasting does not help either.

    Steps to reproduce: Open a form. Start typing in Hebrew.
    Expected result: Hebrew text appears.
    Observed result: No text appears, cursor does not advance.

    Environment: Adobe Acrobat Reader DC 2020.012.20048 on Windows 10 Pro 64-bit, English and Hebrew keyboards available.

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