I am using Acrobat Reader DC when I receive emails that have a pdf attachment when I open the attachement you can not read the pdf it looks like heirogliphics has all kinds of symbols numbers puncuation marks smiley faces etc...?
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HOW are you opening the PDF attachments? In what email application?
Try saving the PDFs to your desktop and then opening them by double-clicking on the PDFs on your desktop.
I am using Microsoft Outlook and I have tried saving to desktop it doesn’t make any difference.
When you double-click the PDF on your desktop does it open in Acrobat Reader or Microsoft Word? It's a common issue with PDF attachments from Outlook that they try to open in Word, which, of course, shows the code rather than the content of the PDF.
So yes I have saved to desktop and opened with Adobe and it still opens the same way, I don't believe it is opening in code doesn't look like code not that I'm an expert but ya...also the title of the page is still readable but what it looks like is its a form and all the information that has been inputted is coming out unreadable but you can still read the form titles? Hope that makes sense..
Can you post a screenshot of it?
My guess is that the garbled contents uses a font that wasn't embedded properly and is not in your system
That's definitely a possibility. Press CTRL+D (CMD+D on Mac) and check the fonts tab. Does it list any fonts you don't also find in your system's Fonts folder?
i have the same problem, did you fix it? if so how did you do it?