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  1. 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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  2. Bug: Ctrl-H (Read Mode), Ctrl-0 (Zoom to Page), ..., Esc (exit full screen mode) FREEZE

    The sequence of UI actions below causes a repeatable freeze for me.

    (Acrobat Reader DC Continuous Release 2020.006.20042
    Windows 10 Home version 1909 build 18363.815)


    1. Open a pdf

    2. Ctrl-H (Read Mode) [use full height of screen]

    3. Ctrl-0 (Zoom to page) [that's a zero, not a letter]

    4. (optional): read document

    5. Esc (leave full-screen mode)

    Expect: exits full screen view, restore document in pane with bookmark sidebar

    Actual: exits full screen view, but freezes. Window still occupies full screen. Content areas are BLACK. Menubar and tabs reappear, but tabs are unresponsive. Right sidebar border appears, but not left sidebar.

    Workaround: after freeze,…

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  3. Improve Page Display > Two Page View

    Please review and consider improving Two Page View to make easily readable and navigable when moving from page to page or view to view.

    Currently the fonts look compressed and readability is less than optimum.

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  4. scrolling motion is not smooth on the pc version of adobe acrobat, while on mac it is natural and easy to read and not laggy

    I have a bad experience scrolling and reading pdfs on pc
    because its very laggy , while on ipad and the mobile version of this app its very smooth
    I hope you can solve this problem

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  5. Bug: Adobe Reader 2020.006.20034 - Incorrect service name for DDE communication

    The issue exists in all Adobe Reader versions released in 2020.

    To establish DDE communication with Adobe Reader, a client needs to know DDE service name. It can be read from the following entry in Windows registry:
    Computer\HKEYLOCALMACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\acrobat\shell\open\ddeexec\application
    This entry is created/updated during Adobe Reader installation.
    Adobe Reader 2020.006.20034 saves the following value to this entry: "AcroViewR19". Our application reads this value and tries to establish DDE connections with Adobe Reader. However, DDE connection fails when "AcroViewR19" is used as service name. When the registry value is corrected to “AcroViewR20” – DDE connection successfully establishes. Any update of…

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  6. Split View Ability

    It would be very useful if there was a split view feature where you could view two sections of the same document at once. Just like some text editors where you can grab a control at the top or bottom of the vertical scroll bar and pull it to make two views. Saves a bunch of time when looking at documents like datasheets, specifications, etc.

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  7. Allow syncing of cloud drive to machine

    Allow the ability to sync Adobe Document Cloud to your machine, similar to Creative Cloud.

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  8. please add a feature to more quickly change the color of highlights and underlines

    Please add a feature to more quickly change the color of highlights and underlines.

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  9. Format of form fields to UK postcode

    In Prepare Form / Properties / Format to include UK postcode format of LLNNspaceNLL where L = letter / N = number

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  10. Trying to open Adobe Reader in a blank Windows Desktop instead switches to any Windows Desktop where Adobe Reader is already open.

    Trying to open Adobe Reader in a blank Windows Desktop instead switches to any Windows Desktop where Adobe Reader is already open.

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  11. Acrobat for Linux Debian

    Make download available for Debian/Ubuntu/Mint users, which is growing.

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  12. Troubleshooting Signature Problems

    It is unclear how to identify the problem with a signature when the yellow caution sign appears. the message is "at least one signature has problems".

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  13. 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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  14. Incorrect selection of Text

    In other pdf's, the selection tool is working fine.
    but in this pdf file, whenever I am trying to select the text or highlight the text, it will highlight or select text in between lines space.
    I have attached the screenshot in attachments.

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  15. Allow selective print of tiles from Poster print / Tiled print

    When printing a "Poster" or tiled printout, where the PDF is not scaled but is printed on multiple sheets, one should be able to selectibely only print certain sheets. This is useful, for example, if you have a 15 or 20 sheet print of some architectural plans (or any large file) and you have a printer error with 2 pages to go. Now you have to re-print everything, which could take an hour or more depending on printer, and is a waste of energy, ink, an paper and harms the environment. Another use of such functionality is if I need…

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  16. (The free version) On macOS you should NOT break normal system behaviors like "Print to PDF".

    That is a system behavior and is expected of all apps on macOS. "Print to PDF" is NOT a creative function, but an output function. It would be useful for getting around bugs etc, related to printing.

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  17. I am trying to print a single page of my PDF. I ask it to print page 2, and it prints page 12.

    When a single page or range of pages is printed, print the correct page(s). I was trying to print page 2 of my PDF, and page 12 printed.

    I got around it by going to page 2 and printing current page.

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  19. Group opened pdfs in sessions

    Create a session that gives an ability to group opened pdfs and save them like collections in browsers. Later, when you reopen your acrobat reader you can choose between different sessions to use.

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  20. Hovering over a sticky note: display its text consistently

    When a mouse hovers over a sticky note, its content should normally be displayed in a popup.

    However, whether it will actually appear depends on the direction from where the mouse approaches the sticky note.

    See the video for an illustration: https://youtu.be/3RXThFqGhDY.

    I suggest that the content be displayed no matter how a user moves the mouse onto the note.

    OS: Windows 8
    Adobe Reader DC 20.006.20042

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