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Acrobat Pro 2020 fails to install on an m1 MacBook

While running the .pkg file to install Acrobat, a generic prompt is raised after I enter the serial# indicating that installation has failed. When I run Acrobat, it prompts me to enter the serial ...
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Red dot in Adobe Creative Cloud macOS menu bar icon

I have installed Adobe Creative Cloud on my MacBook. This causes an Adobe CC icon to be added to the macOS menu bar. Frequently, this Adobe CC icon has a red notification circle: 🔴 When I click on ...
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Adobe Pro DC : How to group and move a block of text and a surrounding box that contains this text

With Adobe Pro DC under macOS Monterey, I have the following figure where I active the option "modify text and figures" : I want to move the entire selection and content of the grey legend ...
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Applescript Illustrator Dialogs

I have an AppleScript that does stuff in Illustrator and saves the file and then does other stuff. On almost every machine it works. One oddball Mac (macOS 11.6.2 - Illustrator 26.0.2) machine the ...
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Videos exported in H264 from Adobe products have huge audio delay and sync issues

When I export a H264 video from Adobe Premiere and try to play it on MacOS Monterey version 12, if I scrub the video or move the playhead at all, audio and video desync. Lots of people have the issue ...
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How to show history of pop up/dialogue boxes

Is it possible to show the history of pop up/dialogue boxes? I clicked on one but didn’t remember a crucial piece of information. (In particular, I used Migration Assistant to copy my programs from my ...
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What is Apple's equivalent to Adobe After Effects?

I was wondering, what is Apple's version of After Effects? In the same way that Final Cut Pro is the apple alternative to Adobe Premiere Pro.
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If I highlight and annotate a PDF in iBooks, will those highlights be kept if in Adobe Acrobat?

If I highlight a PDF in iBooks on an iPhone and save the PDF, will those highlights be present if I open the PDF in Adobe Acrobat? Or vice versa?
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How to strip comments and annotations from a lot of PDF documents

I have many PDF files which contain comments and annotations made with Adobe Acrobat Reader. However, it will take many hours to copy these files with the comment being deleted manually. Does macOS ...
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Error: After Effects cannot open files in the “After Effects Project” format

Not sure if this is an Adobe or Apple issue, or both. When I try to open an After Effects file (.aep) or Premiere Project file (.pproj) from Finder, by double-clicking, or using "Open With", ...
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Inexplicable InDesign colour mismatch

I have two objects in InDesign. When they are 'filled' with the same colour at 100% opacity they are the same. But when I make them both 30% opacity they are very different. What other variables ...
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Using the importFile command from the Illustrator CC AS Dictionary

Here is the dictionary entry importFile (verb)Import the file into current Ai document (from Adobe Illustrator Suite) COMMAND SYNTAX importFile document ¬ from file ¬ is linked boolean Here is my ...
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Can't connect to Adobe Connect meeting in iPhone

I can't connect to adobe connect classroom using my iPhone 5S iOS 12 device. Whenever I tap "Open In App" in the connect page the same page but with the url "mobile.adobeconnect.com&...
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"Look up & data detectors" not working in Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft PowerPoint, and Google Chrome PDF

I'm learning English as a foreign language, so I often need to look up words by force-clicking. Most of the time, this brings up a window that shows the dictionary definition of that word. However, ...
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Adobe Illustrator CS6 on Mojave with Java 8?

I ran into the common issue where Illustrator CS6 was unable to open in newer Mac OS version and asking for Java 6 to be installed. While I have already installed Java 8, I found this thread where a ...
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Adobe Acrobat Ridiculous Document Protection – How to prevent an image from being copied from a PROTECTED document?

I have added images to a PDF and I have protected that PDF with password, so the only think, in theory, that I have authorized is printing. Even so I open that PDF on Preview, click on any image, CMD ...
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Will a virtualised copy of Mountain Lion on recent hardware run the Adobe CS5 Suite with comparable performance to an Early 2009 iMac?

My father runs an old version of MacOS, I believe Mountain Lion, with a full set of Adobe apps, Suitcase Fusion, and so on from back when they were all 'buy-once' products. Reading around, almost none ...
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How can current versions of Adobe products continue to run on the new Macs with Apple Silicon?

During its November 10, 2020 event, Apple has announced that Adobe is bringing its major apps to Apple Silicon, starting with the Lightroom photography software. They also said that all current ...
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How to save PDFs in Safari at specific locations?

When I click on a PDF link in Safari, it opens using Preview. At the bottom of the PDF file, there are controls buttons (see here https://support.apple.com/en-ca/guide/safari/ibrw1090/mac). When I ...
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iMac 2020 shuts down when I'm working in Photoshop or Bridge

I have new iMac 2020 with AMD Radeon Pro 5500 XT 8GB. I am using macOS Catalina 10.15.7, Photoshop 2020 21.2.3 and Bridge 10.0.2.131. Are they 32-bit apps? I didn't know that. Sometimes when I work in ...
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It is the 2020 Macbook Air good for Adobe suite? [closed]

I want to buy a 2020 Macbook Air but I don't know if it is convenient. I want to use the computer to edit videos and images with the Adobe suite. 13-inch MacBook Air Retina display with True Tone 1....
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Security Hardening Adobe Acrobat DC for macOS

The Security Team is asking me to install the Adobe Acrobat DC (Version 2020.009.20067) package to our macOS laptops. (Mojave 10.14.6) In addition to simply push the Adobe Acrobat DC package to our ...
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Can InDesign CS6 and CC run well on Mojave 10.14.5?

I'm using a MacBook Pro running Mojave 10.14.5 for work. My primary work app has been InDesign CS6, but a decision was made recently for everyone to switch over to InDesign CC. Does anyone know if it'...
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Can't install Adobe Acrobat Reader. "Found a higher version Adobe Acrobat Reader in the installation location."

A government client is sending me PDF documents that I can't read - Adobe Acrobat tells me I need a newer version of itself and gives me a link to the Adobe web site. On my Windows laptop, I installed ...
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macOS overall slow UI when running (Adobe?) apps

I do have an almost new iMac (27", i9, 32gb ram, 512gb SSD, middle of the GPU options, 5k display + fullhd second monitor, Catalina, all up to date). using it to do graphics design (InDesign, ...
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Cannot Download or View Canadian Immigration Form

I would like to download and view Canadian Immigration Form 1294E, the application to be filed by a non-Canadian person living overseas who wishes to come to Canada for study. I live in the US. The ...
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How do I remove or disable Adobe Registration request and kill Adobe IPC, Adobecloud

I found this on the registration, but where and how to put this into: #!/bin/sh # Determine OS version osvers=$(sw_vers -productVersion | awk -F. '{print $2}') sw_vers=$(sw_vers -productVersion) # ...
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Adobe CS5 Mac iOS High Sierra 10.13.6 Just stopped working! Help

My Gear: iMac (Retina 5K, 27-inch, Late 2015) Processor: 3.2 GHz Intel Core i5 Memory: 16 GB 1867 MHz DDR3 Graphics Card: AMD Radeon R9 M380 2048 MB iOS: High Sierra 10.13.6 Preferences: The ...
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iPad opening downloaded document in wrong app

I have downloaded some word documents off safari, but when I try and open them, they open in Adobe Acrobat Reader, rather than Microsoft Word. Is there anything I can do to resolve this issue, and ...
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Setup Assistant Runs on Every Restart

Every time I restart my computer it runs setup assistant and forgets certain settings. This has been happening for years (through a migration from a 2011 Mac Mini to a 2015 Macbook Pro) but now I'm ...
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adobe premiere pro only allows capture in HDV

I need to digitize a whole bunch of DV tapes using a Sony DCR-TRV10 miniDV camcorder, a 4-to-6 firewire cable, a FW800-Thunderbolt converter, and a MacBook Pro from 2013. Adobe Premiere Pro version 14....
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Applescript (Adobe Illustrator) find coincident X coordinate on a path for any given Y coordinate

I have two lines as shown in the screenshot below (Adobe Illustrator file) which my script produces. Is there any way, using AppleScript, to find the value of X for the coincident points on the ...
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How to plot a point on the circumference of a circle using AppleScript and Illustrator

I need to put a grid of squares inside a circle in Illustrator. Ive written a script that works for this and gives me the following result But the problem I have is that the small areas of the grid ...
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Preview randomly removing spaces between words

Model Identifier: MacBookPro11,4 System Version: macOS 10.15.2 (19C57) I have a document that I scanned with ABBYY FineReader (OCR). I need to copy some sentences/use text to speech on the doc. In ...
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Script to run Adobe Update Remote Manager as Launch Daemon at Boot without MDM

Scenario: I need to figure out how to run the /usr/local/bin/RemoteUpdateManager at DeepFreeze maintenance cycle. During this maintenance cycle, the computers will restart to the login screen and ...
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MacOS Catalina how to change windows size without buttons?

I have a big problem with Adobe After Effects launched on macOS Catalina: Yesterday I worked with a second Display in 2K resolution and, like in Adobe programs, you cannot open them in a fully new ...
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Uninstall Adobe Creative Cloud (CC) from macOS Catalina when uninstaller is 32-bit

I've upgraded to macOS Catalina and now noticing some long unused apps that I'm purging from my system. Adobe Creative Cloud being one of them (well, many of them). I know there is an Creative Cloud ...
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Adobe Illustrator CS6 64-bit no longer works on Catalina! [duplicate]

I read somewhere that Adobe Illustrator CS6 is 64-bit and able to run on Catalina. I did run a 64-bit software check on OSX Mojave to double-confirm that it is 64-bit before upgrading to Catalina. I ...
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CS6 Illustrator on Mac OSX 10.15 Catalina - anyone managed to run it?

I was browsing Internet for some hints, but did not find anything yet. And the communication is a bit missleading, one say it won't work, becuase of 32-bit references, another claim it should work, ...
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Adobe Premiere Pro 13.1.4 on Mojave, MacBook Pro 9.1

I recently upgraded my MacBook Pro mid 2012 (9.1) to Mojave. It has the 512mb NVIDA GT650 graphics card. When I'm using Premiere it gives me this error message. NVIDIA CUDA is not currently ...
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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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How to remove Adobe Creative Cloud icon from macOS menu bar?

This Adobe Creative Cloud menu bar item is not making my life any better. How can I remove it permanently? I tried right-clicking it. That did nothing Tried command-dragging it. That failed. When I ...
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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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