Adobe Acrobat





Adobe Acrobat is a family of application software and Web services developed by Adobe Systems to view, create, manipulate, print and manage files in Portable Document Format (PDF). The family comprises Acrobat Reader (formerly Adobe Reader), Acrobat (formerly Acrobat Exchange) and The commercial proprietary Acrobat, available for Microsoft Windows and OS X only, can also create, edit, convert, digitally sign, encrypt, export and publish PDF files.

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Hello experts. I created a test pdf form in Adobe Acrobat Pro with three simple text field properties. Test1, Test2, and Test3. I have a table in ms access for office 365 call tbl_test that contains the identical field names as my pdf names. Test1, Test2 and Test3.

All I am trying to do is populate the pdf form field names with what every I put in my ms access field names. Everything I have tried to google or go on youtube (preferably since I am not a programmer) to view shows how to export from say an entire excel into a pdf to where I am looking for say some sort of mapping. Hope I am making sense and any help for a newbie would be great.
Citrix 7.15 published application Acrobat Reader Version 11.0.00 is not launching.
PFA error screenshot and suggest.
Hello all, I have a windows 10 system that anytime I open a pdf it opens up adobe acrobat pro but trying to print, and if I hit cancel the document closes. I am sure this got to be windows setting but I am having a hard time finding something in windows or acrobat to stop this so it will just open the pdf. Any suggestions
When I try to send a link to an email recipient to download a file from  Adobe Cloud, I get the message that I am not signed into Acrobat.   I am signed in.   I also closed and restarted Outlook with the same result.
When I try to send a link in Outlook 365 to a file using Adobe Acrobat I get a message I am not signed in to Acrobat.   I am signed in and I also closed then reopened Outlook with  the same result.
We receive thousands of documents in pdf format(in different patterns/formats), for which we have to extract meaningful information for the example claim number, address, date of claim etc. are there any tools/ APIs/ Programs/ Open sources to achieve the same?

basically it has to extremely intelligent OCR. as the data is very sensitive I am unable to attach any documents.
I have a scanned PDF document in Arabic and I want to convert it to word or Excel. Kindly let me know which tool I can use for free to convert the file to word/excel.

What I am doing is using a batch process in Adobe Acrobat X Pro to add password protection and a security watermark to large batches of bates labeled PDF documents that range in size from a few KB to a few-hundred MB.

My process looks like this:

  1. When the batch is started, a window asks for the file(s) to be chosen
  2. The watermark is applied according to a saved template with settings of: *Text "For Redaction Purposes Only", *Arial, *-45° rotation, *65% opacity, *Scaled 100% relative to target page, *Appears on top of the page, *0 distance from both Vertical and Center
  3. Security Method: *Encrypt all document contents, *Password security *No Printing Allowed,  Changes allowed: *Commenting, *Filling in form fields, *Singing existing signature fields
  4. Save to user specified location (Ask when action is started)

What goes wrong is that intermittently the bates label (located at the bottom-right corner of each page) will have disappeared from some of the documents after the batch is processed.

I think that maybe the watermark layer is covering the bates layer, thus causing the bates to appear to have been erased, deleted or disappeared.

I am looking for help to confirm or disprove my theory, and to seek guidance on how to prevent this from happening, as, I have a large volume of documents to process, and this lack of consistency is reducing the reliability of and my confidence in the process.

Hi Guys, i am looking to change out the phone number on the pdf attached to 644 557086, i cant find any online editors that can do it in same font
I need to merge a variable data multi page PDF doc.

The excel spreadsheet does not have all the merge info in one row.  

I am attaching a sample spreadsheet and sample result PDF.  

A few things to note -

1.) Each row in the excel spreadsheet is not necessarily a new form.   The "ID for 1095" controls whether it goes into the existing 1095 form or if it is a new form.  The Employee ID can also be used for this purpose.
2.)  The social security number should be changed to ***-**-5624, even though the spreadsheet has the full number.
3.)  In part 3, all the covered employees need to be filled in.  This is where the information is gathered from the spreadsheet based on employee ID.  Secondly, the selections from the spreadsheets for months covered should be converted from "Yes" to check boxes here.

I don't mind purchasing a tool/software to do this, if there is one out there which will simplify this process.  What complicated this is that the form is a PDF and not a word doc.

Any advice on how to tackle this would be greatly appreciated.  

SCCM Version: System Center 1902 (console 5.1902)

I know this has been covered many times, but every example I see is from 3-5 years ago on SCCM 2012. Looking for newer information dealing with the current branch and updating Windows10 1809/1903 + devices.

Just extracting the Adobe Reader DC and loading in the .msi file works and installs, it just never patches or I have not placed my switch in the proper place within the string.  (so there is that).

The problem is that I am trying to upgrade the Adobe Reader 19.10.20069 with 19.21.20047.
I have tried PSAppDeployToolKit, Install.cmd, and various other ways.
%~dp0 inside of a batch file and on the command line itself inside of SCCM. But I typically get "trying to supersede the install" not really an error, but not an install either. Using the deploy properties/Supersedence Tab.. supersede option doesn't allow me to select the app I want to supersede it with (almost certain I do not understand this well enough).

Has anyone done this that could point out the steps (a tutorial in the Powershell method would be awesome, but anything that works would be great as well)?

I used the Adobe MSI configure tool and my setup.ini looks like this:
CmdLine=/sAll /rs

CmdLine=TRANSFORMS="xyz_sccm.mst" /q

[MSI Updater]

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All files have been copied to the SCCM app directory and in all cases I use "\\my-Server-Name\Applications" for paths.

Acrobat stopped today for no apparent reason.   I uninstalled it then reinstalled it, but when I click the shortcut on the desktop, nothing happens.   Adobe tech support suggest that because I have both AVG and Malwarebytes installed, that was the problem.

When trying to enable the PDFMaker Add-In get the following issue Runtime error, Outlook/Office 2016 AdobeAcrobat XI Standard. Any help would be appreciated , Re-installed Adobe, created a new Outlook 2016 profile, checked Registry for the PDFMaker LoadBehavior is "2"

We are trying to re-serialize our Adobe Acrobat DC Pro software.  I have been given the new serial number, and downloaded the tool, but can't figure out how to generate a DOS file to run on peoples PCs.
Adobe version 11 keeps closing.  when the user opens it after about 30 seconds
I deleted the "SLStore" folder located at C:\programData\Adobe.

But that did not correct the issue.
I have 2 windows 10 systems where Acrobat reader has been set to ALWAYS be the default application for PDF files.  It will open 2-5 PDF files and then stop opening PDF files at all until a system restart is conducted.  Acrobat Reader tasks persist in task manager and ending them does not improve the situation.  I could really use some help.  I have tried the adobe Acrobat uninstaller and re-installer.  No joy.  No other google remedies seem to preseent themselves.
Windows 10 desktop computer, running Office 365, Adobe Acrobat DC doesn't want to show the Save as PDF option from the File Menu after the first time its used. The option to Save as PDF comes up in Word or Excel, once, then goes away. I show the COM Addin is still loaded according to the word application from File / Options / Com Addins area. But it would seem it is not if the Save as PDF option isn't listed in the file menu. The end user can click on File / Save As choose the document type as PDF and then its fine but she has to do this so frequently that, that is a major issue.
It is not the first time I wanted to do this. My question is going to be about legacy Adobe application. However, I want to know about it for the future with other applications and needs. If anymore reasoning wanted for why I want to do this, please ask. I have an installer package for Adobe CS6. I can boot it up and install the one program I need. I do this by unchecking all the other programs. However, in an 8GB package, I want to repackage it with only the files required for the install. That is, the install of the one program, the only one I want because the installer sets up like 20 programs.  I want to monitor the installation and get a list of all the files accessed during the install. I want to then take the list of used directories and files and create a minimally sized installer. I would like to know of a program that can do this monitoring operation. Perhaps maybe MS Sysinternals? Any help or ideas will be appreciated. Mention anything you like, please. I am on Windows. However, I would love to hear a way to do it on Mac OSX as well. Thanks
Can only print in Windows 10 from web browsers or Adobe.  Clicking print in any other application appears to send the job but it never sends to the print queue and no errors.  The only time i see any kind of error is when i try and print a test page from the printer properties box and it prompts the the test page failed to print and asks if i want to run the troubleshooter.  when i run that, it cant find any problems.  I have seen this issue on about 6 laptops in my office but only after upgrading from windows 7 to 10.  This new one just randomly started this behavior and has been on 10 since new.  The only way i was able to correct the other machines was to reset the windows install only keeping personal files and deleting all the applications.  i cant for the life of me fix this issue and feel like it has to be either a permission issue or a registry issue but i cant find it.  I have uninstalled all printers and drivers, deleted all the printer entries from the registry, set all permissions on the temp folder, etc.  Surely, somebody other than me has seen this issue.  I dont want to have to uninstall all the programs each time this happens.  

Latest updated and drivers applied.  Have created new user profiles, etc.
What is the best low cost replacement for Adobe Acrobat DC Pro
I have a user here who has received an encrypted message in Outlook from a well known sender.  The file is showing up as rpmsg file type and trying to open with Adobe Acrobat which won't work.

I went in and tried to associate the rpmsg file with Outlook but it is not a choice.  I tried to associate it with Firefox but after that, it just keeps opening new web pages.  Any ideas on how to open a file of this type?

We use email encryption through O365 here and wen an encrypted message is received, we just download the attachment (attachment shows as html) and open it with a web browser, then access it using the proper login credentials to O365 and then it displays the encrypted message.

I haven't come across a rpmsg file before so I am unsure how to access this for the user.
We have a form that was created in Adobe livecycle design.  The form consists of 2 pages arranged in a set.  Page 1 allows entry of 4 separate part numbers with various special requirements.   Page 2 allows extra requirements for actuation; if needed, that may be required for one or more of the items listed on page 1.  The form itself works fine when only a single set is required.  We've included a button on each form that allows the user to add an extra page set.  

The fillable form is saved to a shared area and users can start a new form at any time.  When this PDF is opened for the first time, it works great.  Users fill page 1 and 2 as necessary and if more parts need to be entered, the button is pushed to create a new page set and the entire new set is appended to the bottom of the form.  Page 1 & 2 (part & Actuation) stay together and the addition creates a page 3 & 4 (part & actuation) at the very bottom of the form.  It's important that the item and actuation sheets stay together for each set as we could have 1 or 50 + items on a single form, meaning lots of parts; some with actuation and some without..  It's more difficult to figure out what actuation goes with which part if the file is out of order.

Prior to save, the added page sets are in order and even print in order.  When the PDF is saved though, the page order (and page print order) changes to:
       Page 1, Page 3, Page 2, Page 4  ("Part 1", "Part 2", "Actuation1", "Actuation2")  
User may add more …
How to prevent the Adobe updates from being loaded. For months now I have been adjusting these two Adobe registry settings after every Adobe update that occurred:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Adobe\Acrobat Distiller\2017\Preferences add the bEnableTrustedConversion and set it to 01

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\WOW6432Node\Adobe\Adobe Acrobat\2017FeatureState add BlockDistillerConversion and set it to 0

For some reason after this week's Adobe updates the users are still getting the annoying popup about being a trustworthysource even after making these adjustments.
I want to start by disabling any and all Adobe updates and then work on how to stop this popup.
Good Evening,

I am having issues “checking in” a PDF document that has been opened from a Sharepoint site within Acrobat. We have just recently moved from using a file server to Sharepoint Online.

Below is a bit of information of my environment:

  • We are a tenant of Sharepoint Online under the company’s headquarters.
  • I am an administrator of the site.
  • Users authenticate to the sharepoint using a domain password as well as a certificate assigned to each individual user.
  • The version of Acrobat being used is Adobe Acrobat Professional version
  • Users Workstations are Windows 10 Professional x64.
  • Users access files from the Sharepoint site using a network location (not a drive mapping) within File Explorer.
  • All Microsoft products (docx, xlxs etc) check in and out without any issues.

What is happening is this:

1.      User opens a PDF document from the site, using the mapped location within File Explorer.
2.      Acrobat opens the document and asks options to either Check Out & Open or Open. I have instructed the users to click on CheckOut & Open.
 checkoutand open3.      The PDF document opens and the user makes their modifications, which is mainly to sign the document with their digital signature.
4.      User attempts to exit acrobat after making change to the document.
5.      Users are prompted to Check In the document and click Yes.
CheckIn6.      Comment box appears, users put in a value and click on OK
Comments7.      Error appears saying acrobat cannot access the network. Users click OK.
i have a pdf that is 8.5 x11. in this pdf there 2 framed boxes with text and barcodes in the framed boxes.  the box is 6.5 by 4 inches.  I have a piece of paper 6.5 by 4.  how can I print that pdf on that paper so it fits .  i attached a pptx as an example.  I can not send the pdf to much personal info on it.  there would be many sheets in each pdf also.  I would like to see if there is a way to do it in vb6 if possible  or some other way.

Adobe Acrobat





Adobe Acrobat is a family of application software and Web services developed by Adobe Systems to view, create, manipulate, print and manage files in Portable Document Format (PDF). The family comprises Acrobat Reader (formerly Adobe Reader), Acrobat (formerly Acrobat Exchange) and The commercial proprietary Acrobat, available for Microsoft Windows and OS X only, can also create, edit, convert, digitally sign, encrypt, export and publish PDF files.