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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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.
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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.
I want to generate unique numbers for every page on a pdf file.

In sudo code it would look something like

next_number = 393456
job_code = "abc"
file = "some_document.pdf"
total_pages = pageCount(file)

For each page in file
     next_number = next_number +1
     addFooter(job_code + " "+next_number)

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Most likely this would be command line (windows).  Right now, what I have found is  Reading the docs, it looks like I need to first find out how many pages are in the pdf, then generate a blank pdf with just a footer and add the unique "next_number" to every page. Then merge this document with the document I want to add the footer to.

What I am looking for are other command line tools available where I can add something unique to every page with hopefully some type of free tool where I can do this programatically. Are there better options than pdftk?
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.
hi Experts
I'm trying to creating a acrobat form which has 2 list box and radio button selection.

First list box: 12 Teams

Team 1
Team 2
Team 3
Team 12

Then have radio button choices or  “yes” or “no” if team member is applying for admin access

Based on first list each team has members who perform roles
Second list box: have 20 different roles

Team 1 can have roles
*Standard user
*lvl1 support
*lvl2 support

Team 2 can have roles
*lvl2 support
*lvl3 support

Team 3-12 can have roles another set of roles.

If on form radio button choice is “no” then role assigned will always be  “standard”

If on form radio button choice is “yes” the role are avail for selection based on check of team from first list box

Then Group Name in will be populated in a read only text field

First listbox: Teams

radio button choice to select team

second list box based on roles available to team

attached is sample form and roles matrix
have worked initial scripting using tutorials from
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.
assume I have pdf file with
textbox called qty
dropdown called product each  option product 1 is 10.00 product 2 is 15.00
textbox called total

when the pdf is opened, it  runs the script like total = qty * product

can  you show me how to do it in adobe acrobat?
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A grey rectangle appears at the button on the OneNote app and a similar rectangle shows up on Adobe Acrobat Standard
Windows 10 version 1809
Hiding the taskbar did not help.
Dell Latitude 7490
22 inch LCD
VGA to HDMI adapter
I believe the problem only happens when the laptop is connected to the external LCD and the applications that have the problem are on the external LCD.
The problem is similar to the picture shown in:

Any suggestions?
So I had a weird scenario happen to a client in regards to adobe and this attaching to an email. This was not supposed to be sent as on open link and they are worried that this information could have been shared on the web. They don't want to violate HIPAA and we are concerned with future documents. It appears that it is a plugin that is automatically installed to send via the cloud. Just want to make sure that this is the problem and not something deeper.
Adobe reader DC
creating blop_storage folder on network folders when a PDF file is opened.

this issue is well documented on adobe forum

Adobe most recent targeted patch was released in order to fix this issue but it seems like it does not work. I have tested on my clients computer and it was still creating that folder.

-Stephen choi.
I have a user that has an issue with PDF fonts on her Adobe. When she receives a PDF from one specific vendor the fonts seems to be weird characters not what its supposed to be. When she emails them to another user or checks on a different device, the font is Times New Roman, what it should be. How do i fix this? I need it  to ALWAYS reflect the current font from this vendor.  Is ther some sort of rule setup in adobe?
We noticed that some PDF files show up incorrectly in Nitro Pro 12 compared to Adobe products. The documents are created in Adobe, but we expected the paid version of Nitro Pro to be just as capable of viewing PDF files. For example, some numeric values in Nitro Pro are different numbers than if they are viewed in (any) Adobe product, and the $ sign is missing. For example, the first field is $80 and the following 3 fields have different numbers, but in Nitro all 4 are just "80". Also, it has 11 pages instead of the original document's 9 pages (the logo is messed up and appears to create another page). Any solutions for this that we can resolve on the Nitro side? The document's properties show that it was created in "Adobe Livecycle Designer 11" with the PDF version being "1.7, Adobe Extention Level 3 (Acrobat 9.x) Files of page 1 in Nitro vs Adobe are attached. We tested older and newer versions of Adobe of which none have issues rendering.
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I am trying to create a reference image with MDT, and having an issues adding the latest version of Adobe Reader. No matter what i do, the installer just installs version 2015.007.20033 when it is called via task sequence on my reference image. It should be installing version 2019.012.2034. Here is what i am doing to set it up.

I have downloaded the enterprise version of Adobe Reader ((Windows 10), (English), (Reader DC 2019.012.2034)) without an issue.

I then extract the file with powershell using this command:
.\AcroRdrDC1901220034_en_US.exe -sfx_o"D:\DeploymentShare\Applications\Adobe Acrobat Reader 19.1" -sfx_ne

I then run the customization tool on the .msi file, and get the following output in the setup.ini file.

CmdLine=/sall /rs


[MSI Updater]

I added the folder with source files to the server, and created the Adobe Reader DC 2019 application in MDT. I use this as the quite install command for the application quiet install command:

msiexec.exe /qb- /l*vx "\\<Servername>\DeploymentShare\Applications\Adobe Reader DC 2019\Log\AcroRead.log" REBOOT=ReallySuppress UILevel=67 ALLUSERS=2 /i AcroRead.msi PATCH="\\<Servername>\DeploymentShare\Applications\Adobe Reader DC 2019\AcroRdrDCUpd1901220034.msp" TRANSFORMS=”AcroRead.mst"…
Why suddenly users doesn't see adobe pdf in outlook. If save this doesn't show that this is associated with adobe. It looks like blank. Urgent

I have a quick question regarding Microsoft PDF and Adobe PDF.

In our application, previously we were using Adobe PDF to save our documents in. For that, the application was hardcoded with a method as
'Object.Datawindow.Export.PDF.Method = Distill' .

Later we upgraded our OS to 2016 where we tried to use Microsoft PDF to save PDF documents but unable in doing so.

Please let me know if above-hardcoded code written in the application is not required anymore or any configuration needs to be done at 2016 machine, thanks
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We need to be able to upload fillable PDF and have students access via link, fill out and send back to us.
Environment - SharePoint 2016 On premise. Office Online Server deployed and is an option to open PDF files with word online. Adobe Reader DC (Newest version)

We sign PDF files electronically and that work fine. The issue is when a PDF file that is stored in a SharePoint document library is opened and signed, when the user goes to save the file Adobe Reader opens a Windows Explorer dialog asking the user where the file should be saved to. The SharePoint library is not mapped so it is not possible for the user to save back to SharePoint. The desired behavior, and what we had in SharePoint 2010, is that the file is saved from where is was opened, in this case a SharePoint 2016 document library. (The way office documents work when opened from SharePoint.)
So what am I missing? Why doesn't this work? Any suggestions or help is greatly appreciated.
I have a simple form to navigate some records in a table.

I'd like to be able to press a button to create a .PDF of that record that is active in the form.

With in that form I have three fields that I'd like to use as part of the name to save the .PDF in a predetermined file.
(If possible, I'd like to separate them with a space or an "_" or something.
Control Source

Save it in a designated folder that is with the folder that the database is held in.
We have users who are complaining that their PDF Icons are clear next to the filename. When they click it, it still works. It is annoying.  They are accessing their files through Parallels (RDS solution). Thanks
Windows 10 Default Applications.

I have a windows 10 machine that has adobe reader installed.    By default windows 10 sets the default programs for pdf to be Edge.  I however go into default apps and change this to adobe reader.  The next day the user logs in again and the default application for pdf is again changed back to Edge …

there are no GPO's that are being pushed to change this …..     Any thoughts ?

I had this question after viewing Close PDF file without Save prompt.

Novice here... trying to close Acrobat 7 (after opening a .tif  file) without having the "Do you want to save changes to  .... before closing" dialogue popping up.
I just want to open the .tif in Acrobat, then close it without having to say "no"
I think the above answer may work for what I'm doing but I do not know how to implement it

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.