Adobe DC Scrambled the text after editing. How to fix

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Feb 24, 2021 Feb 24, 2021

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Situation:

1. I added pictures to a document in Adobe Acrobat DC that I had previously edited.

2. Unbenounced to me adding those pictures scrambled the text of the other pages in the PDF.

3. I saved the PDF and now I can't get back to the unscrambled version. (1 full days work) 😞

Please advise how I can get to a previous version, temporary saved version or unscramble the document.

The following have been tried and didn't work:

Right click on file, properties, previous versions. None

Windows Restore. No previous version.

Thank you in advance.  A copy of the file is available here. 

https://app.propertyware.com/pw/setup/mail_merge_images/4160062065/KRP-PROPERTY_INVESTMENTS_REPAIR_C...

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Feb 24, 2021 Feb 24, 2021

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Some utilities in Acrobat don't have a history or Undo that you can revert to.

 

I don't have a solution for you, other than to go back to the original source document and re-export a new PDF from it.

 

Suggestion for the future:

Don't edit the original version of a PDF, always work on a copy of the original PDF. CYA.

 

Bevi Chagnon | Designer & Technologist for Accessible InDesign + PDFs |
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Feb 25, 2021 Feb 25, 2021

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Thank you. Lesson learned. Painful lesson.

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Feb 25, 2021 Feb 25, 2021

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Many people make the mistake of trying to do quite complex editing, or even creating documents from scratch, in Acrobat. Adobe's marketing makes it sound a good idea: IT ISN'T. The whole point of PDF is that you can make your documents in proper editing apps, and easily convert to PDF.

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