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Acrobat Pro won't open object for editing in choosen application

New Here ,
Nov 09, 2016 Nov 09, 2016

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When I select a few objects with the edit object tool and right click to choose edit objects, I get an alert reading: Acrobat cannot start the object editing application you've specified. Verify the object editing application location on the TouchUp panel in Preferences. I have triple checked and I have my Photoshop program selected for the Image Editor and my Illustrator program selected for the Page/Object Editor. Why won't it allow me to open objects in these programs?

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Community Beginner ,
Oct 29, 2021 Oct 29, 2021

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Same problem here.
I looked everywhere and couldn't find a solution to the problem. My Acrobat was updated today, but the issue remains.

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Community Beginner ,
Nov 23, 2021 Nov 23, 2021

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Any fix for this yet? I'm using the latest version of Acrobat and Photoshop and nothing is working

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Community Beginner ,
Nov 23, 2021 Nov 23, 2021

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No 😞
Adobe heeeeeeeelp us.

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Community Beginner ,
Nov 24, 2021 Nov 24, 2021

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I got this working, at least currently by in preferences - security enhanced, turning off, "enable protected mode at startup"

See if that works, I also updated my security certs in Trust Managers, which restarted Acrobat, and after that Photoshop opened as normal when I used edit image.

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Community Beginner ,
Nov 24, 2021 Nov 24, 2021

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OH MY GOSH! it worked. Thank uuuuuu!!!

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Community Beginner ,
Nov 25, 2021 Nov 25, 2021

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Great!

It's good all the experts weighed in to help us isn't it 😉

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Explorer ,
May 04, 2022 May 04, 2022

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Yep, that also fixed it for me. MANY THANKS!

I've had this problem for what feels like a few years now!

Adobe... where are you????

 

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Jan 27, 2023 Jan 27, 2023

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Many thanks Thomas Charnock,

works great

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