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  1. Adobe Reader DC prints only top part of text lines. The problem started a few days ago. Clean up of Adobe and re-installation didn't fix the

    Adobe Reader DC prints only top part of text lines. View shows complete lines. The problem started a few days ago. Clean up of Adobe and re-installation didn't fix the issue. Drivers are up to date. Manipulation with setup (smooth lines etc) didn't help.

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  2. Would like the lookup word feature to go to google instead of dictionary.com

    Please add option to change word lookup from dictionary.com to Google or any local dictionary we choose.

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  3. One button is too bad.

    Dear sir/madam,

    I use a lot of PDF files for my job. However, the version I use is 2015.020.20039. Because in recent releases, the buttons "Fit to window width and enable scrolling", "Fit one full page to window" and "View file in read mode" have been turned into one button. I have to open this button on every time. This is an extremely difficult use. Please give us the option of these buttons as single buttons as before. Thank you so much.

    Murat Akpinar

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  4. this.media and this.pageWindowRect undefined intermittently

    I am using the Adobe Reader Javascript API and trying to access the this.pageWindowRect variable. I've found from various forum posts that this has to be 'enabled' by accessing this.media first.

    This works most of the time, but intermittently on certain computers, I find that both this.media and this.pageWindowRect are undefined.

    It is difficult to reproduce this exactly: sometimes it seems to work fine, and sometimes they seem to stay undefined. I've tried delaying my code - in case things are taking a while to load - and running the code from a document-level script, a button, and the console.…

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  5. Change behavior of middle mouse wheel button

    Currently, click-hold and dragging with the middle mouse button results (hand symbol with four arrows) in the document scrolling at a (rather extreme) rate of speed that is determined how far away your cursor is from where you first clicked the button. The document will scroll continuously until you either move your cursor back closer to its initial location, or release the mouse button.
    I would much prefer the behavior to be like what you get when you hold space and then click and drag with the left mouse button. I.e., you "drag" the document around with the mouse, and…

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  6. Acrobat Reader DC - latest update for Win 10 2004 locks up

    Execute most recent AR DC (32-bit), click on any of the recently opened PDF files from list, file opens and content displays, then AR DC locks up, requiring use of Task Manager to kill it.
    Error message shows in popup window:
    logAPI.startLogSession("OneAppIsReady"); https://rna-resource.acrobat.com/onboarding?showing=pdfOwnership&variant=3 @font-face {font-family: adobe-clean; src: local('Segoe UI');}@font-face {font-family: adobe-clean Semibold; src: local('Segoe UI Semibold');}@font-face {font-family: adobe-clean; font-weight: bold; src: local('Segoe UI');}

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    Hi,

    Sorry to hear about the issue you are facing.
    1) Have you applied a latest patch of Win10-2004 after which you are facing this issue ?

    2) Could you confirm me the current version of Acrobat Reader DC that you have ?

    3) Could you please do Help → Repair Installation and see if it fixes the issue ?

    Thanks
    Ayush Jain

  7. Allow to choose own highlight colors from color wheel

    I color code my highlights and would really appreciate having an option to choose any color from a color wheel or hex code rather than having to choose from the 12 predetermined colors in the app. The iPad app is even more limited with only 7 colors to choose from.

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  8. Crash when save as.

    Consistent crashes on Adobe Reader DC on Windows 10, with the newest version installed. No crash report ever generated, instant process stop. Can be replicated when attempting to sign in or save as. Open recent document shows saved file and location within adobe, cannot be located when selected to open or found within computer files.

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    Hi,

    Sorry to hear about the issue you are facing.
    1) Have you applied a latest patch of Win10-2004 after which you are facing this issue ?

    2) Could you confirm me the current version of Acrobat Reader DC that you have ?

    3) Could you please do Help → Repair Installation and see if it fixes the issue ?

    4) Could you please share a Screen Recording video of the issue that you face at ajain@adobe.com ?

    Thanks
    Ayush Jain

  9. Outlook windows on Windows 10 becomes inaccessible when trying to share pdf file withtin Adobe Reader

    When user tried to share pdf file from Adobe Reader(right hand upper corner) with share button via Outlook, it opens a new email. Until that email is sent, user is not able to access other Outlook windows open.

    Adobe engineering Team has requested to raise a request for this so they can work with Microsoft to enhance this behavior.

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  10. Have the feature to change the navigation pane from the left side to the right side of the screen.

    The idea is to be able to change the position of the navigation pane from
    the left side to the the right side of the screen.

    This would be useful when making presentations and using the thumbnail view to advance pages forward instead of scrolling which can sometimes be difficult to control.

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  11. add copy link location to adobe reader DC

    (i guess someone asked long time ago. but seems buried alive)
    add "copy link location" to adobe reader DC, when right click over a link in a pdf.
    why? this is a standard feature in most 2020 windows applicatoin. if adobe does not do it, i go somewhere else. adobe reader dc is not the only pdf reader in the world.

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  12. Reader DC freezes after some seconds

    I installed the latest version Reader DC on a Windows 7 64-bit pc, fater the old version freezed after some seconds. But the result is always the same, the new installation always freeze after few seconds.
    I tryed a new installation from scratch, restarted many times, disinstalled DC some times, used the Acrobat Cleaner tool, tryed to correct the installation, but nothing worked, DC always freezes and I have to kill it.
    The dump files below were collected at the same time (there were two AcroRd32.exe processes running at the same time, I do not know if this is normal).

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  13. Allow open PDFs directly in/from SharePoint

    Need to allow users to open PDFs directly in/from SharePoint, and digitally sign/save directly back to SharePoint. This would mimic other office document behavior. Without this feature, we will be forced to abandon Adobe PDFs for digital signature requirements. Requiring users to download, sign, and upload (vice just sign) does not cut it.

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  14. Ctrl home displays hidden side bar & bookmark bar - MOST ANNOYING

    It is already extremely annoying to hide elements in Acrobat.

    For reasons only known to your idiot design team, you persist in the view that the UI MUST BE RESET ON EVERY DOCUMENT LOAD.

    I read > 30 PDFs in a DAY. FOR EVERY ONE, I have to hide elements of the UI (typically the left side). EVERY F*** PDF.

    Today I find that hitting Ctrl-Home re-displays the full left bar.
    WHY.
    WHO THINKS THIS IS A GREAT IDEA - Lets re-purpose a standard document navigation key into a UI state change.
    PG UP to the top page does the…

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  15. Division by 0

    Version 2020.012.20043
    Printing multiple pages per sheet, custom arrangement. When entering 0 in one text box, the program crashes (DIV0 exception 0xc0000094 at location 0x5fc09e39)

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  17. Create a robust student/worksheet mode for surfaceable/easy-to-use student tools with zero data loss

    In this era of online/distance learning, never has it been so clear that Adobe Acrobat Reader is sorely inadequate for everyday use for students. The PDF format has long been used by teachers for worksheets, but ironically only to print them out. Now that everything is digital, most routine worksheets in PDF format are not easily editable or annotatable for students to fill them out and return them! This is the moment the PDF format has been waiting for its whole existence, and it is coming up short. In practice, even when PDFs set up as fillable forms, they are…

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  18. Adobe Reader Extension

    Hi Team,

    We are designing Dynamic Forms using adobe LiveCycle Designer which fetch the data from server - az18w1445 (where we have stored .xls files about users information).
    To Fetch the data from the required server we used to access the site - http://ie3bvwitss347:8080/ReaderExtensions/Welcome?ap=1which is dependent on flash. Can't we access the adobe reader extension without flash. Do we have any aletrnative to fetch and automatically fill the the data into forms.

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  19. Allow opening several PDFs in several windows - not in tabs - by default.

    I know that a lot of programs are switching towards a tab-based structure when opening several files at a time. But it sometimes is very handy to be able to open several PDFs in several windows. I know that this is possible by rightclicking the file etc., but I miss a setting that opens PDFs be default in a new window - and not in a new tab.

    Can there be some kind of "setting" that says:
    O - open PDFs in new tabs
    X - open PDFs in new windows

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  20. Certificates Digitally Sign

    Ability to change the color of your signature in the Windows Digital ID. i.e. Color of Font is set to BLACK - would be nice to change to Blue, Red, etc....

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