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As per the description above the Quick Tools settings are not getting saved, Is that correct?
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I HAVE THE SAME ISSUE
Very annoying to have to first find where certain tools are and then reload them into the quick tools bar at the top. At one point the display showing the magnification value disappeared, and I could not find it in any of the customize options; I finally chose "reset toolbars" and it came back.
answers to Sri's questions:
Acrobat Pro DC
2017 continuous release
Mac OS 10.12.6
27" iMac late 2015
That seems awfully cumbersome. What I've done is control-click (I'm using a Mac) the tool area to get this (also available from the View menu):
Then for each of those Show items in the top section, I select individual tools or Show All Page Display (or whatever) Tools. I've always had "Restore last view setting" selected in the preferences. Shouldn't my set of tools be maintained regardless of what file gets opened AND when I create a new PDF? It has always worked that way in the past. Some of the things that disappear aren't in those customizable tool sets, such as the Hand and the page number display; at least I haven't found them so far.
I looked at those workspace basics and as far as I can tell, what I described above is exactly what is mentioned in the first bit under "Toolbars," so if some of my tools are disappearing, is there a glitch in the software, or do I have to do this for every PDF I open—and does the set of tools travel with the PDF (if I open a PDF created by someone else, do I only see the tools they have showing when they created the PDF)?
There seems to be some nomenclature inconsistency, as well, which might be confusing me (and possibly others). The Workspace Basics instructions begin with "To add tools in the toolbar,..."
After mentioning "the toolbar" the instructions start referring to the Quick Tools toolbar and the Common Tools toolbar
How many toolbars are there. They certainly all look like a single bar. And what makes something a quick tool?
And then under Create Custom Tools, it's really saying you can create custom tool sets, not custom tools, right? I understand that and have used that function, but the language is sloppy.
This whole issue would go away if the tool bar(s) and menu of tool categories to the right of the document were separate from the individual PDF document the way they are in other Adobe products, so the user can create a workspace that remains the same regardless of the document that is open.