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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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Adobe Illustrator alternative for the Mac?

I need to be able to view and edit AI files on OS X. How can do that without Adobe Illustrator?
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Combine sound such as MP3 to video MOV in OS X?

I need to combine a movie without sounds and a MP3 file. How can I do it in OS X? I have Adobe After Effects but it is not at all intuitive to use -- or better I need to find some button to render the ...
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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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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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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 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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Installation of Adobe Creative Suite 6 hangs at AdobeHelp on Mac OS X El Capitan

I have been attempting to install Adobe Creative Suite 6 Production Premium after upgrading to Mac OS X El Capitan. The installation seems to go along flawlessly until it attempts to install "...
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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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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 ...
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How can I export a vanilla PDF from Acrobat Reader on Mac?

I have a fancy PDF that only opens in Acrobat Reader and I cannot figure out how to export a plain, compatible-with-everything PDF copy of it. There is no option in the print dialog and the "save as" ...
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Is Adobe illustrator GPU acceleration available on Mac mini with iris graphics card

is Adobe illustrator GPU acceleration available with a Mac mini with i7, 16go ram and the iris graphics card? Thanks.
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I have several memory questions regarding OS X 10.9.5

I have just purchased CS3 and it has been legally transferred to me. Do I have enough memory to handle it? In addition I want to upgrade to Yosemite or El Capitan. Do I have enough memory to do that ...
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How to get Windows Adobe Web Premium CS3 to run on a Mac?

I spent about $1,600 for Adobe Web Premium cs3 (Windows version) back in the day. How can I get this to run on my Mac without having to buy a Mac license? Sorry, I refuse to pay a subscription for ...
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To view the full contents of this document, you need a later version of the PDF viewer

Sometimes I receive PDF files that open with Preview (Version 7.0 (826.4), Mavericks) with the following message: To view the full contents of this document, you need a later version of the PDF ...
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help me !! my computer is having kernel panics and i don't know how to stop them?

My computer is a Macbook Pro 13 inch from early 2014. In October of 2015 my computer started crashing. I sent it to an Apple Center to see if they could fix it. They changed a lot of things, hardware, ...
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How to deactivate Adobe CS6 install on a damaged/corrupt mountain lion OS hard disk?

I have tried running the disk utility repair tool on my Mac OS HD to no avail. So I moved on to backing as many files (Documents, iPhoto Library, Desktop Data etc...) as I could through my Windows ...
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Page Up/Down on Adobe reader on mac

When a new document is opened, the Left/Right arrows work properly for Page Up / Page Down. However after having browsed in the document, it frequently occurs that Left/Right arrows only move single ...
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How can I get the window bounds for “Adobe Illustrator” in AppleScript?

Apparently, Adobe doesn't have a single mechanism in place for people using a laptop and additional monitors with their products. As an Adobe CC user who primarily works from a laptop that connects to ...
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Installing Adobe Reader without granting full administrative privileges

I agree with the OP of the question How can I open a .pkg file manually? that it is not so nice to grant administrative privileges to software that you do not trust "completely". The following ...
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No Adobe Program Installs on MacBook Pro Retina with El Capitan

I am having this very strange problem with Adobe programs. I reinstalled OSX on my macbook and I tried to install adobe programs however I keep getting the error in the screen shot. I have ...
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How do I programatically kill the CCLibrary process by PID?

I need to know how to write a command or script to kill the CCLibrary and CCXProcess processes. They are part of Adobe's Creative Cloud, and since their previous update they keep respawning and ...
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Texture and Pattern generator, Alternative to fireworks

I use Adobe Fireworks for its Texture and Pattern tools to make things like this: and then i copy-paste it to Flash Professional to use there. but fireworks is so slow and buggy is there a free or ...
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Can I read one pdf document on two ipads each showing a facing page?

I would like to be able to read a 60 page pdf on 2 ipads that will display facing pages. (one page per ipad) Pages should turn like a book as if both ipads are the facing pages of a book.
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Adobe Reader unable to locate PDFs sent to iPhone

I can open my PDFs from iBooks, but Adobe Reader cannot find them on the iPhone. How can I open them in Adobe Reader, which I prefer?
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Install Adobe After Effects 7.0 on OS X Yosemite

I tried to install Adobe After Effects 7.0 on my Mac with OS X Yosemite but got an error Installation failed - an error occurred. (no details) What can I do to fix this error? (I'm new to Mac/OS X)
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How to activate TLS 1.0 in Adobe Acrobat on Mac?

I've an issue with filling out an interactive PDF in Adobe Acrobat, so I was suggested to do the following steps in order to fix/activate the authenticate process: Click on Edit in the Toolbar ...
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iBooks Author imports ePub text very large

I have an inDesign file that I'm exporting as a fixed ePub. When I import it into iBooks Author using the blank template, the text is gigantic. For instance one text box is set to 389 pt. The text is ...
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Backing up Adobe CS6, Microsoft office, Camtasia on Time Machine - will they completely restore?

I have a hard drive problem. If I use Time machine to make regular backups, will Adobe CS6, Microsoft office, Camtasia and other installed programmes completely retore on a new hard drive without any ...
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Why doesn't window management software like Divvy work with Adobe Photoshop?

I use both Divvy and SizeUp to manage my windows. They work fine with application windows with the exceptions of Adobe Photoshop. They just don't seem to work with Photoshop. Whenever I apply them on ...
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How is Adobe Update Notifier auto launched on Mac OS X?

It seems the Adobe Update Notifier sometime autolaunches on startup, however I cannot find where it's launched from. I've checked in Lingon as well as my login startup items but it's not there. Any ...
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2010 Macbook Pro keeps crashing in Adobe - does it need more video memory?

We have a late 2010 Macbook Pro 15, 8gb memory, 512mb video. When we have more than one Adobe product open (And sometimes only one product) the computer will freeze. Our designer who uses the computer ...
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Trying to Free Up Space - Can I Delete Library Cache? [duplicate]

I'm trying to figure out how to free up some space on my MacBook. I downloaded Disk Inventory X, and in looking at the storage breakdown it provides, I see that my Library folder is 119.4 GB. Library >...
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Should I reinstall the operating system on Mac Book Pro if I get lots of crashes?

I'm running OS X Yosemite 10.10.2 on my Mac Book Pro Retina 15" early 2013 and find that starting back around Mavericks, my Adobe Acrobat Pro X and now XI crashes frequently. Sometimes with Yosemite, ...
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Is it possible to use Adobe CS5 with Java SE 7?

I have Adobe CS5 installed (old version because it's what my institutional site license covers) on Mavericks. Whenever I boot my system, I get the following dialog box: However, I don't have Java SE ...
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How to change the PDF reader on Chome from Preview to Acrobat Reader on MacBook?

How can I change the PDF reader on Chrome from Preview to Acrobat Reader on MacBook? The Adobe program is much more versatile and I prefer that one to Preview. In my Plug-ins in Chrome the Adobe ...
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Mac OSX upgrade Adobe Flash Player, download stops

I am on Yosemite 10.10.1. For some reason (maybe corrupted initial download) the 1.2MB installer stops at around 30% (34%, 35% or 36%) downloading the full installer.
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OSX Yosemite Crash - Can't Reopen App

I have a really annoying issue that happens when I am using Adobe Dreamweaver. During saving when connected to a server and pushing files to it, it will often freeze. The issue is, it locks up the ...
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Adding text to PDF using Adobe Reader in OS X

As can be seen from the screenshot, I have selected "Add text at cursor" and entered the desired text. But as can also be seen - there is only a tiny very narrow entry there - I can not even discern ...
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Is there a terminal command to restart an application?

I am having issues with Adobe Dreamweaver on my Mac running Yosemite. I will be in the middle of saving a file to my server and it just locks up. Nothing will happen after that. I try and force quit ...
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How to remove an Adobe 'upgrade'?

I accidentally installed an upgrade of Adobe Acrobat Pro 7 to Adobe Acrobat Pro 11. (I had the Adobe Pro 7 for Windows and was sold the upgrade without being told that I had to separately buy the ...