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> Why am I able to save them in Version 8 but not version 9?
Don't you understand the message:
"This document reader enables reader capabilities that are no longer enabled in this Reader version."
> Don't you understand the message:<br />> "This document reader enables reader capabilities that are no <br />> longer enabled in this Reader version."<br /><br />I'm sure I'm not the only one who can't make head or tail of that <br />message, assuming it's properly transcribed. To me it says that <br />this Reader version includes reader capabilities that are no longer <br />enabled, but that 'this document reader' enables them. If 'this <br />document reader' is something other than 'this Reader version', then <br />what is it? If it isn't, then the message is nonsense. Capabilities <br />can't be enabled - they are inherently able, otherwise they're not <br />capabilities. Is 'capabilities' intended as a misguided synonym for <br />'functions', which can be enabled or disabled?<br /><br /><searches...> An earlier reference to a message like that omits the <br />first 'reader', in which case the message probably means that this <br />document includes functions which don't work in this Reader version.<br />-- <br />Noel
> Is 'capabilities' intended as a misguided synonym for
'functions', which can be enabled or disabled?
Sorry, I made a mistake in transcribing the message. Here it is exactly. "This document enables Reader capabilities that are no longer enabled in this Reader version."
Along with that there is a purple bar at the top of the document that says, "please fill out the following form. You can not save data typed into this form."
On earlier versions of Adobe reader I was able to type in the form and then save the form with my input information to my hard drive. There was a purple bar at the top of the form in earlier versions that said I would be able to save a copy to my computer.
Now with version 9, I can't save a copy of it. If I close the form I lose all the information that I input.
Are these IRS forms by chance?
Yes, IRS and State Forms
The IRS and the States in question need to update the technology used to
provide these forms with data saving capabilities and then re-issue the
files. Adobe is no longer supporting the technology used on those forms.
Until that happens you will need to use a previous version of Reader.
I too found this message to be very confusing. To me, "This document enables Reader capabilities that are no longer enabled in this Reader version," means that Reader will allow the document to use these older features, but that another future upgrade may hinder my ability to use the document features. Rather than saying the document enables features no longer enabled, it should say the document tries to make use of features no longer enabled.
"Adobe Reader no longer supports some (or all) of the features this document is attempting to employ. You should contact the document author to obtain the latest version of this file, or install an earlier version of Adobe Reader to have these features re-enabled."
@Jonathan Curry: Nice Rewrite.
@Adobe: Error messages are irritating enough. Error messages telling you that functionality has been removed are even more irritating. The last thing you want to do is exacerbate that by hacking the English language to shreds and failing to convey any genuine meaning.
What's Adobe's justification for breaking compatibility with documents from just last year??
I get a file (pdf with form inside) that makes Reader 9 pops the message "This document enables Reader capabilities that are no longer enabled in this Reader version."
How can I change the file to works fine on Reader 9 ???
You can't. The person who made the file needs to upgrade their
What a dang nuisance. So, I've got an IRS form from last year, all the data is filled out, but I need to change a value (oops, a typo).
Even if the IRS provided an updated version of the form, I'm not going to want to re-type all the information I already entered!
I'm curious: if one has Adobe Standard or Pro (the paid programs) can one re-enable these document rights?
If you have Standard or Pro, you don't need to enable the rights.
I am having the same problem with not being able to save in Adobe 9 when I could do so in Adobe 8. What is the issue and why can't something as simple as this be fixed by the Adobe professionals? Very frustrating when I use these forms all the time and can't save them anymore. If anyone finds out a solution, please let me know how to go about fixing it.
Adobe 9 ? Adobe 8 ? Adobe Reader or Adobe Acrobat?
As stated in the posts above, the only solution is to download an older version of Adobe Reader, as version 9 no longer supports some (or all) of the features the PDF is trying to make use of.
The only alternative is to have the person or group that created the PDF make a new version of the file that does not try to make use of removed features.
I can not save in Adobe Reader 9.0.
Please Help! How do I go back to Adobe Reader 8? Will some1 please send me a link or some instructions on going back to version 8?