Adobe Acrobat Pro Changelog

New in version XI 11.0.09

September 17th, 2014
  • WHAT’S NEW:
  • Fill and Sign:
  • The Sign Pane was renamed to Fill & Sign and the three related panels were unified in this single view. Form fill-in and signing workflows are made more usable since the forms tools now appear along with the signing tools.
  • n Reader, the Fill & Sign Pane automatically opens when form fields are present.
  • The tool logic is enhanced so that form fill-in is always possible even if another tool is selected. Starting a typing action simply deselects other tools.
  • Enterprise configuration via registry and plist preferences
  • Services integration:
  • Acrobat.com integration with Reader and Acrobat is now extended to all supported languages.
  • Acrobat.com files are now cached locally. A new lockable preference bEnableBHCache allows admins to disable the feature.
  • Adobe Send received several workflow improvements.
  • See also Recent Files.
  • See also Bug fixes for Webmail integration, Services integration, and others.
  • Recent files:
  • The startup screen displays a short list of recent files list and provides a View All link which opens the full list.
  • Choosing Open on the top menu opens a full recent file’s list that can access any file on the machine or on Acrobat.com.
  • Hove over the Menu icon to change how you view and sort your recent files list.
  • The recent files list now contains up to 100 files. The default of 100 can be configured via the iMaxMRUCntToBeStored. A link to the full list also appears on the product’s startup Welcome screen.
  • Hi DPI and Retina support:
  • The Tools, Fill & Sign, and Comment panes are compatible with Hi DPI systems.
  • See also Bug fixes.
  • PDF Creation:
  • Added Support PDF creation for AutoCAD 2013 64-bit PDFMaker & Import Comments.
  • Fonts:
  • The Hindi Devanagari font is added to the 11.x font bundle. This change results in 11.0.09 showing a dialog when the opening a PDF containing extended language fonts which asks if latest font pack for Windows or Mac should be installed.
  • BUG FIXES:
  • Performance:
  • Launch times and feature performance have been improved across the product
  • 3777286: Scrolling page doesn’t work in “Fit one full page to window” view
  • 3579064: PDF scrolling problem in Mac
  • Services integration:
  • See also Webmail integration.
  • 3758320: Disabling services via bEnableAcrobatHS does not remove Adobe Send (online) link from File > Send Email
  • 3371664: bEnableAcrobatHS master HS switch does not disable EchoSign integration in Acrobat/Reader
  • 3753555: Clicking on View All Sent Files link takes to Acrobat.com tab on the cloud.acrobat.com site although Sent files tab is working and it is visible below the Acrobat.com files tab
  • 3702370: Not able to upload a file through Reader having a name which already exists in files.acrobat.com
  • Webmail integration:
  • 3732843: Outlook does not recognize some addresses from Global Addressbook in Shared Review Workflow
  • 3654167: Outlook 2013 not able to send mail (Office 365)
  • Share reviews:
  • 3763566: Dynamic and custom stamps disappear in Shared Review workflows.
  • Accessibility:
  • 3800454: Toolbar items do not have valid accessibility names and are not accessible to screen readers
  • 3680229/3707974: Improved stability while either Serotek System Access or NVDA is running
  • 3736180: Scrollbars are too thin to be accessible on touch devices
  • 3735349: Accessibility problem with radio button in dynamic PDF form
  • PDF creation:
  • 3804902: [64 BIT only] The functionality of “Export to Autocad” from Acrobat should be removed or appropriate message should be displayed in case of failure
  • 3707690: Unable to compile AutoCAD Ribbons components when running as a Standard User
  • 3791247: Embedded CorelDraw CDR image objects in a MS-Word document are not rendered in the resulting PDF
  • 3766317: IFF-File cannot be displayed in PDF
  • 3784654: Create PDF from Web Page fails for almost every website
  • 3773518: Boundary of the table is not created properly when word doc containing table is converted to PDF
  • 3729011: PDF conversion of word file results in one of the images having black horizontal lines on it
  • 3723668: Labels at Y axis are not aligned properly from Word to PDF conversion
  • 3764415: Cannot produce plain PDF files if PDFA/1A Support is turned on in PDFMaker in word
  • 3784788: Converting word document with PDF/A-1a settings changes the background color of image/logo
  • 3791233: Picture of format EMF has incorrect colours in PDF
  • Printing:
  • 3634768: Issue while printing PDF on legal size pages using Adobe Reader XI on Win 7 and MAC 10.8.4
  • 3757566: Valid PDF File Fails to Spool for PostScript Printing under MacOS
  • Hi-dpi and Retina support:
  • 3770888: Size of UI is not consistent with system settings, which is problematic on certain tablet
  • Application Security:
  • 3345677: Protected View yellow bar should be accessible to Screen Readers and on pressing F6 the focus should shift to the ‘Enable All Features’ button in the yellow bar
  • 3778541: Unable to open Acrobat.com file after toggling Protected View without restarting Reader
  • Digital signatures:
  • 3647309: MS Lync certificate appears in the sign dialog box
  • 3736411: Reader does not populate/create the appearances.acrodata file in the Security folder or the preference for using the appearance file on a system that has had Reader previously installed
  • 3786051: Change Default Sig Verification to Doc-Specific, Else Default
  • 3795323: Cannot add additional signature to a signed PDF in a Portfolio
  • 3739716: Digital Signature gets marked as invalid for the first time
  • 3774949: Not able to save exported Digital ID file in p7c or cer format
  • 3812403: Signature DMB/Certificate DMB for a file containing form fields does not look good – The sentence “This file includes fillable……fields” should start from the next line, and Acrobatcom has gone too far right side of the DMB
  • Content security:
  • 3779673: Adobe users not able to open the rights protected document intermittently
  • 3793071: Win/Mac: Trust Setting Icons are Missing
  • 3746409: Permission validity period not displayed in Adobe Reader
  • 3573238: Massively slow response using certificate authentication of LiveCycle form with Reader
  • Macintosh:
  • 3770786: 10.8:Plist entries are not created in current user account when multiple user account is present on machine
  • 3516107: Preview of files is not appearing in Reader Web UI
  • 3735688: 10.9 or later only: Energy Impact data can’t be reduced to 1.3 after we run “Open Recent File” function
  • 3809019: Browser: None of the options launching a URL is working in Right Hand Tools Pane and Fill&Sign Pane
  • 3787282: Cannot change colour using CMYK Sliders
  • 3804885: Scrolling Direction should be reverse when using multi-finger swipe via trackpad
  • Creative Cloud for Teams:
  • 3770703: Registry entries does not create when Acrobat is deployed on user machine using SCCM deployment method via local system account
  • 3767491: Registry entries for second user are not getting created when we run mst in one user
  • 3770478: Registry entries for std user are not getting created when acrobat is installed by std user.Registries gets created when Std user login again after installation
  • SharePoint:
  • 3717664: Error pops up while saving a PDF documents on a SharePoint 2010
  • 3801912: SharePoint 2013: Multiple authentication requests thrown to user when accessing files over SharePoint
  • 3759176: No entry point to access SharePoint/Office365 files through Open dialog invoked via My Computer tab in My Files view
  • 3769110: If file is opened from SharePoint or Office 365, then a corresponding entry is added in Recent Locations in My Computer tab
  • 3557397: Error pops up while opening a PDF from SharePoint location
  • Enterprise deployment:
  • 3742728: App-V: 11.0.07 App-V MSI should upgrade 11.0.01 MSI if it is installed on the client system
  • 3793336: The SCUP Catalogs for 11.0.08 contains article ID of previous release APSB14-15 and title for MUI Reader is wrong
  • Miscellaneous:
  • 3769420: After FeatureLockDown Setting is made in the “com.adobe.Acrobat.Pro.plist” file, the “Digital Editions” menu still exists in the Help menu
  • 3799430: When uploading a file from a slow network, a 0KB file is left at the inprogress folder of Reader
  • 3750557: When using search for the first time in a renderer and user is in thumbnail view then no thumbnails are shown for the search results, if any.
  • 3774256: Not able to save exported comments in xfdf format
  • 3799193: Page 0: When ‘Save As’ is done on a Page 0 document, the newly created document is not opened automatically
  • 3744611: Icons not visible in Shared Reviews initiation wizard
  • 3757837: Changing default PDF viewer to Reader via Edit->Preferences menu of Reader requires system restart
  • 3740533: Dynamic Subform with WSDL connection issues when executing the WSDL multiple times
  • 3720564: When using Output Preview Tool in Acrobat on CMYK color profile, the value appears different between “Separations- Preview” And “Object Inspector-Preview
  • 3690569: Text spacing operators (Tw, Tc) not properly honored for some text strings during PostScript printing
  • 3802487: At 100% scaling and high resolutions like 2560x1600 the width of RHP is not sufficient to show the strings correctly

New in version XI 11.0.07 (May 13th, 2014)

  • Security:
  • Updated blacklisted extensions at HKLM’s FeatureLockDown area at cDefaultLaunchURLPerms\tSchemePerms.
  • Create 64 bit plugin so the product can run IE 11 with Enhanced Protected Mode on in Win 7.
  • 3675383: Dashes in passwords are coded differently on Mac & Windows.
  • 3727486: Use HTTPS Yahoo Mail APIs instead of HTTP.
  • 3734124: 11.0.06 can’t print on some secure printers. For a work around, see http://www.canon-is.co.jp/support/product/nh/asd1-0014.html
  • Performance:
  • Improved scrolling speed in PDFs.
  • Increased the speed of page drawing/rendering.
  • Decreased energy consumption.
  • 3662374: Mac only: Energy Impact data is 7.5 and can’t be reduced when Preferences dialog is invoked.
  • Hi-DPI support:
  • Acrobat and Reader now take advantage of Hi-DPI monitors and can scale the user interface to 200%. This is automatically enabled using system settings and can be customized by choosing Preferences > General > Scale for screen resolution. The value is set to Auto by default and can be forced to 100% or 200%. Other items such as the font size, menu items, and drop down lists are controlled by the user’s system control panel rather than application’s preferences.
  • Fixed issues:
  • 3591274: “CANCEL” & “OK” buttons on Menu Item Dialog of Bookmarks & Weblinks appear off screen.
  • 3578985: PDF Content will re-draw when I scroll the page.
  • 3727650: Scale doesn’t adjust when switching between English and non-English UI.
  • 3732538: The small “X” to close a PDF is too small.
  • 3744386: Convert Colors dialog is way too big.
  • 3719808: Font too small in Encrypt and More Protection sub menu items.
  • 3727734: Icons too small in the Certificate Viewer.
  • 3733668: In IE, the page content redraws half and leaves the half bottom blank each time the mouse hovers over the HUD.
  • 3741533: Scaling Problem in Preview on the Signature Appearance Dialog.
  • 3731205: Sub-Menus under Common Tools Rearrange and Renumber Pages are not Hi-DPI enabled.
  • 3747990: IMS Dialog appears very small.
  • 3740632: The “Preview” label, Text field name, and “All Properties” link are too small, and the items in the pop up do not scale properly.
  • 3591268: Icons & Text on Tool & Sign Panel need updates.
  • 3593129: Images in combined files are not Hi-DPI.
  • Signatures:
  • Reader users can sign documents even without the document being rights enabled. This means that signing is possible by any user and no action is required by the document author to enable this feature.
  • A streamlined workflow means that it is now possible to delete multiple certificates with minimum clicks.
  • Added trusted anchor certificates SAFE BioPharma from the US and Digi-Sign from Hong Kong to the Adobe Acrobat Trust List. We now have 45 members: http://helpx.adobe.com/acrobat/kb/approved-trust-list1.html.
  • 3686370: Signatures and Stamps should be stored in secured manner on a users machine.
  • 3630257: Unable to export multiple Trusted Certificates.
  • Services integration:
  • Acrobat.com-based shared reviews and forms data collection are end of lifed. Other forms of shared reviews and forms data collection are unaffected by this change.
  • The Send Files pane is now integrated with the new Adobe Send service. It’s now even easier to send documents to others, store them on Acrobat.com, and access them from all your devices.
  • The EchoSign web view is now integrated into the Sign Pane.
  • EPDF, CPDF - Add “View Recently Converted Files” link to RH.
  • 3737743: Services Description content doesn’t show in EPDF and CPDF accordion if paid user has signed in.
  • 3737137: Default accordion becomes CPDF.
  • Services integration: EPDF:
  • EPDF - Enabled EPDF panel for Tier 2 languages.
  • 2846356: JPN: Overlapping (mostly English) vertical text.
  • 3056928: DOCX - Ghostscript created PDF conversion time is too long.
  • 3215861: Table not being recognized due to a path elementgraphic overlapping with table border.
  • 3493058: Columns for the table are being put in a single cell in the exported Excel file.
  • 3225902: PPTX: The data lost in the exported Word document or PPTX file if exporting the bug file.
  • 3201805: PPTX: Z Order has to be correct but the remaining part is to combine text , border and fill into the same textbox.
  • 3533049: PPTX: Font information for the body text not being retained in slide master.
  • 3695610: PPTX: Exported slides lose formatting when copying them.
  • 3530275: Graphics in PDF file was corrupted after exported to docx.
  • 3574127: Performance degradation for some files when exported.
  • 3592633: Image is missing from the exported output.
  • 3592626: Text headings of sections in PDF form is missing from the exported output.
  • 3534151: Inline graphic exported as Background graphic.
  • 3534152: Anchoring.Background graphic exported as Inline graphic.
  • 3534149: Anchoring.Horizontal lines/autoshapes are not inline with text.
  • PDF creation/printing:
  • Support HTML page-break tags in WebCapture.
  • Prompt user if PDF Creation plugin is disabled in Firefox.
  • 3650497: Wrong conversion of Word document with image, math equation.
  • 3655054: Convert PDF with PDFMaker, unexpected [ZWAdobeF] font will insert.
  • 3690696: Not converting word styles to PDF bookmarks correctly when doc secures access with password.
  • 3728461: Distiller issues when distilling PostScript files which reference new OpenType fonts by CID.
  • 3596609: PDFMaker: Unable to convert the custom radio link in the Visio image.
  • 3714682: Page number in the footer of word document is incorrect in PDF created from Acrobat.
  • 3650207: WMF image fails to convert to PDF using PDFMaker.
  • 3696282: Graphics not getting rendered properly in the word files.
  • 3676517: Labels on the Y-axis of the graph disappears on converting emf present in word to PDF.
  • 3728987: PDF Conversion from PPT Issue with EMF image.
  • 3723669: Smooth edge not displayed for chart line at edges with Acrobat 10 and 11.
  • 3662311: Printing PDF Files Consisting of Multiple Page Sizes to PostScript Printers May Yield Content Placement, Scaling, and/or Page Size Selection Errors.
  • 3632714: Conversion via PDFMaker results in truncated image.
  • 3738752: Word document containing cropped image issue.
  • 3682252: Bookmarks conversion issue.
  • 3604701: Word stability issues while converting a Word document to PDF.
  • 3520585: The user cannot specify page size as “A0, A1, A2” in PDF printer after installing AXI standard.
  • Accessibility:
  • 3735349: Accessibility problem with radio button in dynamic PDF form.
  • 3697033: WCAG Compliance Issue- set the Initial View/Windows Option settings to display the document’s language property.
  • 3697036: WCAG Compliance Issue- set the Initial View/Windows Option settings to display the document’s title.
  • 3704174: JAWS does not recognized table in dynamic interactive PDF.
  • 3707974: Stability improvements when NVDA is running.
  • 3659413: Acrobat does not handle text selection correctly when caret position is changed in dynamic XFA text input fields.
  • 3585547: Stability improvements with ZoomText running.
  • Scanning:
  • This version simplifies the scanning experience in Acrobat on Mac using ICA scanners by making it easier to switch between ICA and TWAIN drivers via a single scanner listing. In addition to the single listing in the starting dialog, some options will be disabled when the user selects an ICA scanner.
  • 3691368: ICA dialog opens along with Scan dialog in same Acrobat instance when scan is invoked for the second time
  • 3696853: Acrobat issues while trying to invoke scanning with TWAIN driver
  • Annotations and reviews:
  • Acrobat.com-based shared reviews and forms data collection are end of lifed. Other forms of shared reviews and forms data collection are unaffected by this change.
  • 3686186: Comments are not added to a Shared Review when the author’s identity includes an ampersand or double-quotes.
  • 3699183: Font color in text box annotations get updated in a Shared Review for existing annots not authored by review initiator.
  • 3675774: Dynamic Watermark disappears upon zooming of policy protected PDF after print.
  • 3731895: Annotations information content is not displayed after opening a PDF.
  • AcroForms and LiveCycle:
  • 3719107: Copying data from PDF form with the data fields filled and pasting to PDF document with fields blank causes doesn’t work.
  • 3687733: Saved Data is not retained in Reader 10 and higher.
  • 3665642: Incorrect output Japanese barcode in dynamic forms.
  • 3702017: Exporting merged XFA PDF forms data to CSV hangs Acrobat or corrupts non-Roman characters.
  • 3695567: Adobe Reader raises an error message when filling up a form.
  • 3749798: Forms Distribution via a non Acrobat.com server fails.
  • Interoperability:
  • Prompt user if PDF Creation plugin is disabled in Firefox.
  • 64 bit IE plugin - required to run IE 11 with Enhanced Protected Mode on in Win 7.
  • IE 11 - Fix bugs in new app container model introduced in January update.
  • Safari - Make Reader a trusted plugin (see KB doc about current blocked plugin experience).
  • 3703376: Chrome only: PDF fails to display when opening in new tab - a gray page is displayed.
  • 3371388: Reader XI help gives internet connection error behind authenticating proxy.
  • 3598239: PDF Form causes IE9 issues when opened in multiple tabs.
  • 3726262: Chrome Webcapture add-on: Moving to Chrome app-store.
  • 3685546: Using Save as Adobe PDF from Outlook 2010 converts the wrong email.
  • 3654167: Not able to send mail with Outlook 2013(Office 365).
  • 3712641: Stability issues when scrolling in the PDF when opening PDF in IE9 via Acrobat/Reader XI (11.0.4).
  • 3720595: Not able to check-in the files from Adobe Acrobat to SharePoint server.
  • 3727486: Use HTTPS Yahoo Mail APIs instead of HTTP.
  • Firefox: Non-intrusive prompting for disabled WebCapture plug-in
  • Touch support:
  • Support touch zooming and panning gestures when using a trackpad on Mac.
  • Smooth document navigation using Touch & Trackpad on Windows.
  • 3698696: Soft Keyboard pops-up upon editing a PDF on a touch enabled device with a physical keyboard attached.
  • Biometric support:
  • Enable Capturing and Validation of Biometric FingerPrint data using XFA Forms.
  • Japanese support:
  • 3743681: When typing 2 byte characters with default IME-J (Kotoeri), 2 byte character is indicated at outline input field and roman character is indicated at the search field.
  • 3520585: The user cannot specify page size as “A0, A1, A2” in PDF printer after installing AXI standard.
  • Miscellaneous:
  • 3710549: Acrobat issues when saving a PDF opened using “Edit with Adobe Acrobat” and then rotated.
  • 3633250: Postal barcodes are not being displayed when saved as Static-Interactive PDF.
  • 3701759: Text redaction does not redact text in attached file after Acrobat applies it.
  • 3726665: Disable Privacy Notice with Extended Usage Tracking enabled.
  • 3701385: Printing Multipage Watermarks Does Not Honor Opacity Values.
  • 3721991: Any change in Preferences setting for documents in view should be reflected in no. of entries shown in File menu in the same session.
  • 3704934: Find does not find any words that are actually in the document. Chrome does not have this problem.
  • 3754043: Font size appears very tiny in JS Debugger console and in JS editor.
  • 3696931: In Reader, painting the tools pane background takes too much time because of mismatch in icon width and tools pane width.

New in version X 10.1.10 (May 13th, 2014)

  • Security:
  • Updated blacklisted extensions at HKLM’s FeatureLockDown area at cDefaultLaunchURLPerms\tSchemePerms.
  • Support for Enhanced Protected Mode in Internet Explorer.
  • Signatures:
  • Admins can now configure the product so that it imports certificates silently from the previous version viewer (iImportAddressBook). For configuration details, see the Preference Reference.
  • Added trusted anchor certificates SAFE BioPharma from the US and Digi-Sign from Hong Kong to the Adobe Acrobat Trust List. We now have 45 members: http://helpx.adobe.com/acrobat/kb/approved-trust-list1.html.
  • Services integration:
  • Acrobat.com-based shared reviews and forms data collection are end of lifed. Other forms of shared reviews and forms data collection are unaffected by this change.
  • The Send Files pane is now integrated with the new Adobe Send service. It’s now even easier to send documents to others, store them on Acrobat.com, and access them from all your devices.
  • Enabled the ExportPDF panel for Tier 2 languages.
  • 3733261: Adobe Send: Address Book link is not activated if I reopen Reader after stay signing in using a paid account.
  • 3739694: Disabled Export PDF service in Czech and Polish languages.
  • 3741269: EPDF in Tier 2 : Toolbar icon for export PDF doesn’t launches the accordion.
  • 3742258: “View All Sent Files” links does not appear.
  • 3709731: Signing in with another user account should not allow the files of previous user to download.
  • 3748513: Once selecting pptx format and signing out, user can not use Export PDF service in same session of Reader if clicks Convert button.
  • 3737999: Reader 11.0.7 uses access token of Acrobat 11.0.6 when stay signed in is selected in Acrobat.
  • 3746303: PDFMaker stability issues on converting Presentation
  • 3738747: Word document containing cropped image is not converted correctly to PDF.
  • Shared reviews:
  • 3731556: Synchronizer database not updated when Shared Review PDF using a.com is deadlined by Acrobat Pro/Reader.
  • 3686190: Comments are not added to Shared Review when author’s identity includes ampersand or double-quotes.
  • 3699185: Font color in text box annotations gets updated in Shared Review PDF for existing annots not authored by review initiator.
  • PDF Creation / PDF Save:
  • Enhanced Page 0 support.
  • 3746311: Wrong conversion with Word document with image, math equation.
  • 3699881: Convert PDF with PDFMaker, unexpected [ZWAdobeF] font will insert.
  • 3699879: Not converting word styles to PDF bookmarks correctly when doc secures access with password.
  • 3681975: Labels on the Y-axis of the graph disappears on converting emf present in Word to PDF.
  • 3660744: PDF Conversion from PPT Issue: onversion problem with EMF image.
  • 3702768: Smooth edge not displayed for chart line at edges with Acrobat 10 and 11.
  • 3658536: Conversion via PDFMaker results in truncated image.
  • 3746307: Graphics not getting rendered properly in the Word files.
  • 3701389: Printing Multipage Watermarks Does Not Honor Opacity Values.
  • Interoperability:
  • 3639876: An error occurred when opening PDF in IE9 via Acrobat/Reader X (10.1.8).
  • 3560353: There are several errors when opening PDF in IE9 via Acrobat/Reader X (10.1.8).
  • 3639865: Performance issues when scrolling in the PDF when opening PDF in IE9 via Acrobat/Reader X (10.1.8).
  • Accessibility:
  • 3704877: Accessibility Checker “Hints for Repair” shows info for A9 menus.
  • Miscellaneous:
  • 3704669: Text redaction does not redact text in attached file after Acrobat applies it.
  • 3725620: Adobecollabsync service is not working properly.
  • 3703266: Mac: Acrobat Synchronizer should use CA-Bundle present on system.
  • 3693268: Reader does not load the downloaded plug-ins when updater preferences are changed from semi-auto to fully auto.
  • 3698659: Tools Pane: Two heading and icons are there in Create PDF Files Accordion.

New in version 11.0.06 (May 13th, 2014)

  • This is a regular quarterly update that provides security mitigations, feature enhancements, and bug fixes.

New in version XI 11.0.04 (September 11th, 2013)

  • Security:
  • With every release, the product is further hardened with improvements to Protected View, Protected Mode, and other features.
  • Product now shows the document’s certification status in the Protected View document message bar for PKCS7 detached signatures. See bEnablePVCertificateBasedTrust below.
  • 3547492/3581824 Protected Mode and DFS (managed share locations/UNC/mount points/redirected folders) not working properly when opening files from MS-DFS.
  • 3431555 When browsing to a form which contacts a web service, the client certificate is not available when Protected Mode is ON.
  • There is a new HKLM preference which specifies a whitelist to of attachment filetypes that can be searched ( tSearchAttachmentsWhiteList). See the Preference Reference.
  • Services Integration:
  • Additional font option while creating signature in Reader/Acrobat.
  • Various options for creating signatures in “Place signature workflow” to be displayed more prominently.
  • Enhancements to experience when a user clicks on a service access point but Tools pane is already open.
  • Enhanced Gateway for better Acrobat.com integration.
  • Acrobat.com integration: Display a download progress bar on opening a document.
  • Display Acrobat.com dialog only on first use.
  • The “save to Acrobat.com” tool initiates upload in a single-click now instead of taking the user to the right hand pane and requiring two clicks.
  • 3557492 Create PDF service fails if Reader file is opened from Acrobat.com and file for CPDF is also selected from Acrobat.com.
  • 3554061 Fixed Layout issues with chat pod when opening files from Acrobat.com.
  • 3556488 File thumbnail and file name are out of sync in the web UI.
  • 3611357 Not able to save signed PDF to Acrobat.com.
  • 3578400 Services subscription does not get Activated when user selects “Stay Signed In” Checkbox on Acrobat.com authentication screen.
  • 3540595 Convert button in Create PDF accordion remains disabled on file selection for ExportPDF/SendNow signed-in users (prevents them from purchasing CreatePDF service).
  • 3586614 Expose Acrobat.com option in the saveAs dialog of newly created unsaved file.
  • EchoSign integration:
  • 3615613 The auto-detect signature field feature is disabled by default.
  • Acrobat Webcapture:
  • Save HTML to PDF:
  • Rendering improvements:
  • Several HTML page layout improvements.
  • Improved scaling of HTML content.
  • Improved handling of HTML 5 tags - nav, article, section and others.
  • Improved handling of CSS-3 attributes: Border, radius, Transform, Columns elements.
  • Improved performance.
  • The Create PDF add-ons support Internet Explorer’s Enhanced Protected Mode on Windows 32 bit and 64 bit.
  • Support IE 10 64-bit.
  • 3358519 Web Capture never completes the conversion if the form redirects to some other html page.
  • PDF export:
  • Improved Export PDF for forms as follows:
  • Support for XFA/Acroforms
  • Editability: Unnecessary Line Breaks eliminated from following:
  • Extra Line breaks between paragraphs
  • Line breaks within a paragraph
  • Line Breaks between flowing content inside table cells
  • Line breaks between multiline list items
  • Font Recognition:
  • Better recognition of more fonts
  • Better Recognition of font attributes – Bold, italics, underline etc. for many more fonts
  • Improved Fidelity of charts.
  • Improved Table export – Unnecessary merging of cells eliminated.
  • Improved detection of complex tables.
  • Improved layout of the content inside textboxes for export to PPTX.
  • 3530263 All data in multiple columns goes to one column after exporting PDF file to Excel.
  • 3530270 All data in multiple rows goes to one row after exporting PDF file to Excel.
  • 3551360 Non-Standard-Encoding text export.
  • 3534157 Text Clipping for some layouts.
  • 3534162 Font changes within continuous text.
  • Digital signatures:
  • Updated the European Union Trust List.
  • 3596804 More stabiity for certified form with Reader Extensions upon opening form with set amount of signatures filled out.
  • 3351037 Slow response using certificate authentication of LiveCycle form with Reader.
  • 3493240 Signed files with animated 3D exhibit causes product to exit.
  • The product can now show the document’s certification status in the Protected View document message bar for PKCS7 detached signatures. The feature is disabled by default. To enable it, set HKLM’s bEnablePVCertificateBasedTrust to 1. See the Preference Reference.
  • 3610822 Browser window freezes till the time certificate is verified for large linearized PDFs.
  • Save as PDF:
  • 3596599 Template content incorrectly converted to PDF from Powerpoint.
  • 3530263 All data in multiple columns goes to one column after exporting PDF file to Excel.
  • 3542059 Need better performance when trying to convert EMF file.
  • 3514597 Windows-only: Default “Save As” location is the temporary Internet folder on email attachments.
  • 3584885 Preflight needs compatibility with running Concert to PDFA1b.
  • Scanning:
  • Enabled ICA support on Mac 10.7 or higher.
  • Improved performance and stability when scanning certain files.
  • 3597465 Mac: 10.7.4-only: Hide Details button is not available in Adobe Acrobat ICA scan window.
  • 3572875 Mac: Clicking on the ‘Recognize Text In’ radio button of OCR Settings causes the language list to be duplicated.
  • 3551354 OCR Interface: Inverted Images.
  • 3604901: “The Selected Color Format is not supported” error.
  • 3176407: “The scanner is in use by application Adobe Acrobat Pro” error.
  • 3168978: Resolved the Acrobat crash issue that occurs when the resolution is increased .
  • 3604860: Append to existing file or portfolio’ setting is not selected when a pdf is already opened in Acrobat.
  • 3603287: MAC 10.7: Acrobat creates bad PDF file while the scanner is disconnected during scanning.
  • 3597465: MAC 10.7.4 only > ICA: The Hide Details button is not available in Adobe Acrobat ICA scan window.
  • 3356448: ICA issue of scrambled/garbled text is resolved on Mac OS 10.8 or higher.
  • 3177197: ICA: Multiple scan area selection on the same overview does not give multiple pages.
  • 3360242: ICA: The last used scan settings are not retained.
  • 3178292: ICA: Mac OSX 10.8: Some options in the ICA dialog box are not accessible since no scroll bar is available and the dialog is not resizable.
  • 3176397: ICA: Format appearing in the ICA dialog box on Mac OSX 10.8.
  • 3295224: ICA: Canon imageClass MF5870: For Insert Pages route, ICA intermittently fails to process the pages after scan completes with settings - Color mode and “OCR and optimization turned OFF”.
  • 3319461: Canon imageClass MF 5870 > ICA > Intermittent: Scanning a page at 600 dpi Color mode with Optimization and OCR turned OFF results in scan getting hanged.
  • 3326945: Kodak Hero 9.1 > ICA: Scan fails to create a document for small custom sized selection of some specific dimensions.
  • 3503817: Mac > A10 > HP Officejet8500: Erroneous error message appears while scanning via the Actions route.
  • Tools pane:
  • 3620859 Reader Win only: Tools Pane can go into an infinite loop.
  • 3608157 Tools pane may become unresponsive if launched by Gateway/FileMenu/Toolbar icon.
  • Preflight:
  • 3603097 PDF/VT validation fails on attached PDF.
  • 3584885 Certain files cuase Preflight to hang when running Concert to PDFA1b.
  • 3575786 Replace .notdef with space moves text width is not properly respected.
  • 3570636 If a valid PDF/A-3 file is reconverted to PDF/A-3 a hit regarding an invalid XMP extension schema shows up.
  • 3570633 Goto action not found by GWG profiles PDF/X-4
  • 3512595 bookmarks do not appear after PDF/A-3 conversion anymore.
  • 3436715 Preflight needs to check XMP structure validity in Pages, XObjects, & Fonts.
  • 3372993 The file that can pass Acrobat 9 PDF/X-3 validation is failing in AX and AXI, says “File Specification Present”.
  • Macintosh-only:
  • Improve Mac Rendering on Retina hi-DPI displays.
  • Fix ICA issues with scanning on Mac OS 10.7, 10.8.
  • Miscellaneous:
  • 3586448 Download of text/plain after PDF submit should Alert.
  • 3551897 Saved Data not retaining in Reader 10 and higher.
  • 3475912 Action Wizard requires a keyboard accessible way to advance through steps in an action.
  • 3571598 Stability improvements for Dynamic Stamps.
  • 3534124 Edit-text: Better line break support within a list item and paragraphs.
  • 3595392 Preflight feature–several fixes.
  • 3605433 In some cases,bookmarks in PDF created using Combine is not working properly.
  • 3557959 Can’t make a blank space when text is right aligned.
  • 3170049 A proper warning message should appear when editing an image using ‘Edit Using...’ tool for the files whose security permission doesn’t allow content copying.
  • 3524932 Touch Scrolling is not smooth and artifacts gets stuck on the screen when Protected View in on.

New in version 11.0.03 (May 15th, 2013)

  • Improvements:
  • Items preceded by numbers are bug fixes.
  • Security:
  • Numerous enhancements to security features such as Protected View, Protected Mode, and others are part of this release.
  • Japanese support:
  • Automatic signature detection is supported.
  • Added support for the Japanese Postal Code barcode.
  • EchoSign integration:
  • Acrobat and Reader now intelligently detect if a document may need to be signed. On successful detection, a document message bar appears with a button “Open Sign Pane” which on clicking opens the right-hand Sign Pane.
  • Signature appearances can now be imported through the user’s webcam. Reader saves the signature for future use in signing workflows.
  • Save a Copy: Allows the user to save the file locally or in cloud. The file will be renamed based on whether user signs the document or not.
  • Send via Email: Allows users to upload the document to the EchoSign server where they can fill-in details and send the signed document.
  • Send via Fax: Same as the Send via Email option.
  • Get Others to Sign: Enables users to send documents that need signing to others through the EchoSign service.
  • The dialog which asks the user if they want to save the signed document is removed, thereby streamlining the signing process.
  • Digital signatures:
  • The product now supports allowing administrators to control trust for JavaScript execution for specific certificates through the use of cTrustCertifiedDocumentsByOIDs in HKCU and/or HKLM. If the values in this registry preference match an OID in a certificate’s Extended Key Usage field, then that certificate is trusted.
  • Tools Pane:
  • Tools pane performance is improved.
  • The Tools Pane is open by default and the user’s selected state is saved across sessions.
  • Services integration:
  • When using Export PDF, Create PDF and Send Now services, the user can now choose Open from online account > Acrobat.com.
  • 3487462 In the Create PDF panel, the “Convert” button is now a “Select Files” button. After a file is selected the button changes to “Convert”.
  • 3474631 When you open a document from Acrobat.com that you were reading earlier on another device, the document opens to the page where you left off.
  • 3501525 The ExportPDF panel is now available in the Japanese version of Reader.
  • Macintosh-specific fixes:
  • 3431069 Acrobat crashes on Export Image to Online Account (SharePoint).
  • 3435661 On Mountain Lion, PDF file preview color is incorrect in A10 and A11 when monitor display profile is other than sRGB.
  • Miscellaneous:
  • 3388860 PDFMaker plug-in not opening PPT file after conversion from FileSite server.
  • 2964432 Unable to use tabs to put focus on HTML field following embedded PDF.
  • 3434635 Acrobat browser plug-in does not calculate decimal numbers in an AcroForm correctly when system locale is set to French.
  • 3360244 Page being incorrectly identified as scanned in the PDF invokes OCR unnecessarily.
  • 3363487 Print button off screen on low resolution devices in Reader/Acrobat XI.
  • 3514776 The IE AcroIEHelper browser helper object is removed. Needed functionality is moved to a plugin.
  • 3337344 Cannot save PDF from Firefox when multiple windows are used.
  • 3299733 In Reader, doing an overwrite with content type enabled results in a “bad parameters” error.
  • 3430173 Error while entering the value for Managed Metadata field.
  • Added support for the Turkish Currency symbol.

New in version XI 11.0.2 (February 21st, 2013)

  • Resolves a memory corruption vulnerability that could lead to code execution (CVE-2013-0640).
  • Resolves a buffer overflow vulnerability that could lead to code execution (CVE-2013-0641).

New in version 11.0.1 (January 9th, 2013)

  • IMPROVEMENTS:
  • Updates (and Security):
  • A fully automatic update mode is introduced for Acrobat on Windows. After installation and on first launch, users are prompted to opt in to Fully Automatic Updates for Acrobat. Opting in means that updates will be automatically and silently installed when they are available. For related Registry/Plist information, see bDeclined in the Preference Reference.
  • Security:
  • Security is further enhanced as a result of improvements and bug fixes.
  • The Vista-style Open and Save dialogs work on sandboxed Windows Reader.
  • PDFMaker:
  • Support for Office 2013 is introduced for Acrobat PDFMakers.
  • Scanning:
  • OCR support is enhanced.
  • LiveCycle:
  • LCRM protected PDFs hosted on a document hosting server as well as LCRM server managed via an Apache proxy no longer requires a user to authenticate twice.
  • Miscellaneous:
  • Logging and error reporting improvements
  • The Acrobat color picker is replaced by the OS color picker which provide RGB Sliders, CMYK Sliders, and HSB Sliders in the Color Sliders section.
  • The build date and branch details are added to the menu Help > About.
  • BUG FIXES:
  • Security:
  • 3205729 - Adding the “Sign with certificate” option to quick tools invokes the digital signatures functionality instead of adding to quick tools.
  • 3313746 - Strings of trusted certificates displayed as garbage in Digital ID and Certificate Settings dialog.
  • 3319047 - Improved stability of Manage Attribute Cerficiate feature.
  • 3312284 - iShowDocumentWarnings default is 0, but it should be 1.
  • 3319939 - JavaScript signing ignores the appearance parameter.
  • Username/password dialog does not appear when Reader in protected mode is running inside a browser and UAC is turned OFF.
  • Accessibility:
  • 3308206 - Skipped actions are not keyboard accessible.
  • 3292773 - JAWS says “Blank, read only” when focus is on “divider” button in “Create New Tool Set” dialog.
  • 3308203 - Action steps status information not accessible to screen reader.
  • 3224349 - Selected/focused tool/panel is not scrolling into the view.
  • UI customization:
  • 3292700: The visual experience is enhanced in several ways.
  • 3303816: Scrolling of RHP is not possible in authoring mode if the list of command is long.
  • Added Content Edit commands to the list of items that can be added to UI Customization.
  • Actions:
  • 3227733 - Added icons for “Go To” panel in Actions authoring UI.
  • 3308203 - Action steps status information not accessible to screen reader.
  • 3308206 - Skipped actions are not keyboard accessible.
  • 3313964 - Add final postflighting of commands that are run as part of an action.
  • 3163372 - The currently running command is not visible if the list of commands in playback mode is long; auto-scroll is not enabled.
  • 3324561 - JPN: Win only: IE only: Cannot open report after executed an action if the default browser is IE.
  • 3295195 - HS: Win Only: Finish an action containing Save command on a single page pdf file, the “Save” icon on the toolbar is enabled but not functioned.
  • 3300248 - SDL: L10N: After imported the “action 1.0 seq file” and run, the action menus appear disabled but the user can still use them.
  • 3292700 - UI tweaks to improve visual experience.
  • 3303816 - Scrolling of RHP is not possible in authoring mode if the list of command is long.
  • Acrobat will crash once we click Create New Action and Edit Actions button from Tools/Action Wizard.
  • Printing:
  • PS printing: A Web Application prints garbled text when more than three documents are selected to print

New in version 11.0.0 (October 16th, 2012)

  • NEW:
  • Edit text in a PDF:
  • Fix a typo, change a font, or add a paragraph to your PDF as easily as you do in other applications using a new point-and-click interface.
  • Edit images in a PDF:
  • Resize, replace, and adjust images in your PDF with no need to track down the original file or graphic.
  • Convert PDF files to PowerPoint:
  • Get a head start on new projects by saving a PDF file as a fully editable PowerPoint presentation.
  • Create new PDF and web forms:
  • Customize professional templates or design from scratch with the Adobe FormsCentral desktop app included in Acrobat XI Pro.
  • Collect form responses with FormsCentral:
  • Easily collect responses by moving your PDF or web forms online with the Adobe FormsCentral online service.
  • Merge multiple files into one PDF:
  • Make sure they don't miss a thing. Combine documents, spreadsheets, emails, and more in an organized PDF.
  • Get others to sign documents:
  • Get the green light faster. Send PDFs to others for signature approval, and track them online using the Adobe EchoSign service.
  • Store and access files on Acrobat.com:
  • Use Acrobat.com to store your files in the cloud for free, accessing them from Acrobat or Reader on your desktop or mobile device.
  • Apply PDF passwords and permissions:
  • Get expert protection without being an expert. Add copy and edit protection to any PDF — even right from Microsoft Office applications in Windows.
  • Automate document security tasks:
  • Apply document security measures the same way every time. Use a guided Action to help secure your PDF before publishing it.
  • IMPROVED:
  • Convert PDF files to Word:
  • Save your PDF as a Microsoft Word document and take your fonts, formatting, and layouts with you.
  • Convert PDF files to Excel:
  • Turn your PDF or just part of it into an editable Excel spreadsheet you can use for data analysis right away.
  • Convert Word, Excel, or PowerPoint to PDF:
  • Right from your Office application in Windows, you can create PDFs, start a shared review, restrict PDF edits, and more.
  • Convert HTML pages to PDF:
  • Save web pages as PDF files to archive web content, review the pages offline, or print them more reliably.
  • Combine files in a PDF Portfolio:
  • Share your work in a PDF Portfolio that presents materials professionally with an interactive impact.
  • Approve with electronic signatures:
  • Keep projects moving. E-sign your approval right on the PDF. No need to print, fax, or mail the document.
  • Integrate with SharePoint:
  • With Acrobat, it's simple and convenient for you to retrieve, open, and save PDFs stored on your company's SharePoint server.
  • Conform to ISO PDF standards:
  • Create and validate PDF documents that comply with standards managed by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO).
  • Standardize routine PDF tasks:
  • Make it easy to create PDFs consistently. Guide people through the correct series of steps with Actions.
  • Meet PDF accessibility standards:
  • Acrobat XI helps you create and verify PDFs that meet accessibility standards, so people with disabilities can interact with your PDFs.
  • Sign documents electronically:
  • Track multistep approvals of PDF documents using standards-compliant e-signatures.