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What are the dangers of running Flash on Mac?

I've heard a lot of articles say how bad Flash is, but what can it actually do? I've played browser games that use Flash in Chrome, and now Firefox. I know I have a real version of Flash, and I haven'...
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Adobe photoshop cs6 not upgrading raw plugins in my macbook

i tried to install raw camera plugin in my adobe photoshop cs6, but still not getting installed.
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Will upgrading to a 32 GB RAM Macbook Pro significantly speed up Adobe Illustrator?

I use Illustrator to create large, detailed pattern designs. The .AI file size of one of these designs typically exceeds 500MB. When I’m working on a large file like this, Illustrator performance is ...
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Lightroom CC - keep catalog on computer private?

I have an Enterprise CC subscription through my work since I need Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop etc. However, I have Lightroom just for my own personal photography. I have been using 5.7 but ...
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How bad is Adobe Air

I just purchased some software that requires Adobe Air to run it's (NOT EVEN REMOTELY) "native" Mac app. Alternatively it is supposed to run from the web with Flash. Right after finding out that was ...
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Adobe applications - Case-sensitive volumes not supported Mojave

I am trying to install the adobe creative cloud apps. when the setup launched it shows this error : Case-sensitive drives not supported I created a partition with the format APFS but nothing. ...
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Acrobat Pro DC launches multiple times on Mac

I'm working with a system that has Adobe Acrobat Pro DC 19.010.20069 installed, on a Mac running High Sierra 10.13.6. When Acrobat is launched it proceeds to open multiple copies of itself, repeatedly,...
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Built-in dictionary usage on Adobe Acrobat DC

I'm using Adobe Acrobat Pro DC 2019 on my mac. I get used to use built-in dictionary of mac via three-fingers clicking on a word. However, it works on other applications like chrome, pdfguru etc. but ...
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Preview.app and text highlight opacity

I am working with a PDF file version 1.7 using Preview.app on my Mac. In the file there is some highlighted text that cannot be seen since the color is completely opaque. What can I do to view the ...
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Why would an app constantly monitor /etc/passwd?

I noticed today that Adobe Desktop Services is constantly monitoring /etc/passwd. Would would be the point? Passwords are not stored in /etc/passwd so why would an app monitor /etc/passwd? What info ...
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Can macOS Mojave run 64-bit version of Adobe CS6? [duplicate]

I have ordered a new 27" iMac with macOS Mojave. I use 64-bit version of Adobe CS6. Will macOS Mojave run it?
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Adobe installers not working in Mojave

Since I installed Mojave, all my Adobe apps with this installer or uninstaller icon: don't work at all. I've tried this on a fresh install of Mojave on my MacBook Air 2014 and it still doesn't work. ...
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Dreamweaver compatibly with Mojave [duplicate]

I know some apps in CS6 work and others don’t in Mojave. Has anyone tested Dreamweaver CS6 specifically?
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Creative Cloud login window won't be visible

I'm using El Capitan 10.11.6 and whenever I have to log in into Adobe Creative Cloud the login window stays hidden behind everything else. It wont show even using command+tab, neither clicking the ...
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Shortcuts failing constantly

I am using Adobe Audition. I have defined a few shortcuts for functions I use the most. These shortcuts work sometimes, sometimes don't. This is also true for shortcuts I have defined for other ...
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Script to acknowledge if task already done then update text file/list

I plan to have a script run that will update our Macs with new Adobe licensing package/installer but I don't want it to run if the task has ran before. I'd like to see a script that can check for a ...
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Adobe Shockwave Player PKG installed but I can't find the application

I just downloaded adobe swf on my computer. I went through the pkg file and it said that it was installed. The application support scripts are there, but where is the app? Thanks in advance! I tried ...
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Will older Adobe Applications (CS5/CS6) work with Mojave?

I have some Adobe applications that I use for occasional work (Photoshop, Illustrator, Lightroom, Acrobat). These are the versions prior to the CC version (Creative Cloud) and they work on El Capitan ...
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Completely uninstall Adobe CC

I want to completely uninstall Adobe Photoshop, Adobe CC, etc. I want to uninstall everything that has anything to do with Adobe. Processes like these: are always running. I want them all gone. ...
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Count pages in PDF (for non-technical, mac using person)

I have a person who is looking to count pages of her perhaps 2-3000 PDFS. Unfortunately I am away and not sure what to do. She is non-technical. She needs a total count, of all the pdfs, combined (it ...
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Why is Illustrator throttled to 2% speed when it's in the background?

I regularly run a .jsx script in Adobe Illustrator that saves a bunch of files in a particular format. while Illustrator is the active app, running the script on 5 files takes 23 seconds. When ...
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Merging PDF files Together

I’m looking for a workaround to not buy Adobe Acrobat since this is the only time that I had needed it since using a computer for the last 20 years and I need to do just this 1 job with it. I’m ...
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Batch Export selection of PDF files from Acrobat with no user interaction?

I'm using Acrobat Pro DC and have set up an Action to Export PDF to DOCX format, which is the format I need for import into another app. I have specified the files I wish to include in the batch. ...
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Where is the preferences file for the Adobe Application Manager Update Notifier menubar app?

On my OSX 10.6 MacBook, the Adobe Application Manager menubar app always launches at login. It's supposed to have a settings button but this button does not appear since the app only shows "The update ...
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Can't prevent Preview from permitting copying content with Adobe Acrobat document security

I create educational products and sell at an online marketplace. I buy clipart and use this. I create using Pages on my Mac, I then press Print, PDF, open in Preview, grab the thumbnail and combine ...
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How to “repair” a PDF that opens in Acrobat Reader but not Preview

I have a PDF that won't open in Preview; it gives this error message: However, it will open in Acrobat Reader, but cannot be resaved, or saved with a new file name from Reader: As I can see all the ...
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MacOS High Sierra 10.13 supplemental update not installing

Since installing macOS 10.13.1 on a MacBook Pro (2.9GHz Intel Core i5) Adobe InDesign (CS3) has stopped working. It only half opens. At the point when the software is loading and the running ...
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How can I add shortcuts to Adobe Illustrator?

If I try to add shortcuts to Adobe Illustrator, when I select the app (inside the folder /Applications/Adobe\ Illustrator CC 2017) I get the following message: You cannot add keyboard shortcuts for ...
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v4.services.acrobat.com and denying keychain

How do I prevent the following dialog from appearing in Safari. I don't see why Adobe would need certain information. Since "deny" doesn't seem to impact anything, I would like to "Always Deny". I ...
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Sudden barrage of “too many open files” in log, cascading app failures

I came into work today with a cascade of "Application Unexpectedly Quit" messages on my desktop. Looking in system.log I'm seeing many failures due to too many open files. The first instance looks ...
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How to Use Keyboard Shortcut ⌘; when ; doesn't exist as a single key?

The ⌘+; (command + semicolon) hides all guides in Adobe Illustrator. The problem is that I'm using a Swiss keyboard layout. The semicolon for me is located on the comma (,) key and I type a semicolon ...
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Convert Adobe Reader form document to general pdf

I have problems with a provider that refuses to deliver important documents in anything but Adobe Reader specific documents. I think these are with Adobe Experience Manager pdf forms. Their documents ...
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Yosemite crashes, goes to a black screen and then wakes on a login screen?

Ive got an issue on a mac mini running 10.10.5 where it will crash, the screens goes black and about 30 seconds later the screens wake up again, on the login page. I believe the issue is being ...
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Installing an app to run from an external HD

I need to install an Adobe Air application on an external hard drive (the app puts a lot of data in local storage "/Users/$User/Library/Preferences/", and all this data only fits on an external HD). ...
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“Before proceeding you must first launch Adobe Acrobat Reader DC and accept the End User License Agreement”

What can I do with this on Mac? The App Adobe Acrobat Reader DC is installed on mac, and when i launch that app, nothing pops up to accept any license. It makes, I cannot open pdf file in browser: ...
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Install Adobe Reader DC without uninstalling Adobe Reader?

How can I install the Adobe Reader DC without uninstalling the old Adobe Reader (11)? I want to manage the installation of Adobe Reader DC on my clients without deleting their old Adobe Reader. Is ...
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Sharing PDF with comments from IPad

I have a PDF file in my IPad and I want to send it to a colleague. Unfortunately, when I tried to send it he does not receive the comments, even if I put (Share flattened copy) How can I do it? What ...
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“securityd: keychain reference in server mode” in console

I am experiencing a strange issue when starting Adobe Creative Cloud 2017.3 applications (Photoshop, Illustrator,...). The applications hang the system completely for a minute or two (50% System-level ...
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How to merge pictures using adobe acrobat?

I want to add 20 pictures onto one page (like a collage) using Adobe Acrobat. What am I am going to do with this one page is print it so that it consists of all pictures (on a paper like the ...
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Adobe CS5 compatibilty with new OS on iMac

I have an iMac running OS X 10.6.8. I need to update the operating system as I can't update search engines etc. but am worried if I do CS5 Adobe suite won't run (I also have Microsoft 2008). I need ...
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How to change a PDF's title? (not file name)

My question is in reference to the title shown in Acrobat Reader's tab and title bar that reads "Modern business letter." I generated the PDF from a .docx document, and the document is generated ...
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Adobe CS 6 serial number

I bought a used MacBook and the previous owner asked if I wanted Adobe CS 6 on it, so I said sure. I was wondering if there was a way I could find the serial number in the system files somewhere, so I ...
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Where in Mac OS are Shockwave plugins stored?

I don't think I even have a Shockwave plugin, unless it came with the browser. But if I do, I want to remove it and/or check the version number. IDS detected a CVE-2010-3655 attack aimed at me.
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DAM or Document Mgt SW for Mac's in a Adobe CC workflow

We currently have unexplained intermittent issues with our Mac OS X clients and permissions on AI, PSD or PDF files that are stored on a Win2K8R2 server using SMB. All Mac's are joined to AD via ...
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Remove “Creative Cloud Files” from Finder sidebar?

I've used Activity Monitor to close every process with the Creative Cloud icon. I've deleted the Creative Cloud Files directory itself, and deleted it from the trash. I've gone to the "Extensions" ...
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Adobe Illustrator wont open on Sierra

Anybody knows how to fix Adobe Illustrator CC 2014 on Sierra? The app just dont open anymore. I was using it on a clean install of El Capitan, but after Sierra, the app crash right after toolbars ...
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Why does Adobe Reader require an installer?

Does anyone know why Adobe Reader requires a permissioned installer application, rather that simply existing as a self contained macOS application bundle? What system level configurations is the ...
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Will time machine backup my whole Adobe CS apps? [duplicate]

I wish to upgrade my OSX and am worried I lose my Adobe CS apps since they were issued by my (ex)college and i do not have the keys/seriel#'s I didnt quite understand the answer given. Will a TM ...
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Cannot open more documents if all the others are closed

My girlfriend experiences the following strange behavior on her MacBook Pro running on Yosemite. It does not happen all the time but when it does, things are always the same: She closes all the ...
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I currently have OS 10.6 want to upgrade OS

I currently have OS 10.6 - Safari and other browsers are no longer supported. My problem is I have Adobe CS4 Design and web software and I don't have a few thousand dollars hanging about to upgrade ...