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Adobe Acrobat Pro DC - Content Preparation Progress

New Here ,
Aug 13, 2018 Aug 13, 2018

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I keep getting a dialogue box when opening a document to say "Content Preparation Progress" - "Please wait while document is being prepared for reading" which delays access to a document and is very annoying.

Can I turn this feature off?

Regards,

Walter

[Question moved to the Acrobat General Troubleshooting forum from the Reader forum. -Mod.]

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Adobe Employee , Aug 14, 2018 Aug 14, 2018

Hi Walterc,

As you want to remove content preparation progress message when opening a pdf, try the steps given in the following help document:

Hide the message Content Preparation Progress when opening a PDF file

Let us know if you need any help.

Shivam

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Adobe Employee ,
Aug 14, 2018 Aug 14, 2018

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Hi Walterc,

As you want to remove content preparation progress message when opening a pdf, try the steps given in the following help document:

Hide the message Content Preparation Progress when opening a PDF file

Let us know if you need any help.

Shivam

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Oct 22, 2018 Oct 22, 2018

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This helped.  I created my resume in MS Word and then converted it to a pdf file.  I initially had no trouble opening the file in pdf format.  However when I decided to insert a hyperlink to my LinkedIn profile in my resume in the MS Word file, which worked , this error only showed up after I converted it to pdf and then tried to open the pdf file.  It appears I can't have a hyperlink in an Adobe file unless I'm willing to upgrade my Adobe and start paying Adobe's outrageous monthly fee to upgrade for this privilege.

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New Here ,
Jul 06, 2020 Jul 06, 2020

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This fix does not resolve the issue for Mac users trying to use Adobe Acrobat Pro DC.  Can you please help User Rick_Feldman and Myself with a resolution?  At the very least I want the message to go away.

 

Thanks,

Heath

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New Here ,
Aug 12, 2021 Aug 12, 2021

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I'm also facing this issue onAdobe Acrobat Pro DC on a Mac. Please provide instructions. 

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Community Beginner ,
May 24, 2019 May 24, 2019

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Your fix is for Adobe Reader. What is the fix for Adobe Acrobat Pro DC on a Mac.

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Community Beginner ,
Jul 10, 2022 Jul 10, 2022

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still nothing that I can find

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New Here ,
Dec 31, 2022 Dec 31, 2022

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For Adobe Pro DC on the Mac I found the fix, at least so far, like this... Go to Preferences, Under Catagories select "Reading", and in "Screen Reading Options", use the pull-down menu next to "Page vs Document" select the "Only Read the Current Visable Page" then hit "OK"... So Far So Good...  as I closed Pro and reopened many docs in multiple ways with a resounding success... 😁

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