Adobe Acrobat Pro DC provides its users with a rich array of functionalities tailored for document management and accessibility. However, depending on preference or specific tasks, some users might want to toggle between the software’s versions. Here’s a clear, step-by-step guide to help you switch between the new and old versions of Adobe Acrobat.
Disabling the New Adobe Acrobat Version
If you’re using the new version of Adobe Acrobat Pro DC but prefer the layout of the older version, follow these steps:
- Open Adobe Acrobat Pro DC.
- Select the menu button.
- Navigate and select disable new Acrobat from the dropdown.
- Restart the application when prompted.
- To confirm the switch, look for the tags panel on the left and the tools on the right side of the screen.
Enabling the New Adobe Acrobat Version
Should you decide to revert to the new version, or if you’re curious to try it out, these are the steps:
- Launch Adobe Acrobat Pro DC.
- Press the View button.
- Choose enable new Acrobat from the options.
- Restart the application as prompted.
- On reopening, the new version’s layout will display the tags panel on the right, and the tools and other elements on the left.
Tips for Seamless Transitioning
Transitioning between versions doesn’t have to be daunting. Here are some tips to make the process smoother:
- Bookmark Important Features: Whether you’re using the old or new version, bookmarking essential tools will help you access them quickly.
- Customize Your Toolbar: Both versions allow toolbar customization. Set it up based on the tools you use most frequently.
- Explore Tutorials: The Accessibility Guy offers various tutorials on this site. These can be a great resource when transitioning between versions.
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