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When I open, edit and save a file, a pdf for instance, with Adobe Acrobat, and save the file to Dropbox for example, I find the file ALSO saved to my desktop, and then I have to delete them all from there. How can I prevent these files from being saved to the desktop?

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Check your Acrobat preferences. Is it set to auto backup? Where?
 
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Yeah - it is set to back up auto every five min, but I cannot find a setting for where.
 
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Cant help there, I don't use it. Got to be there somewhere...
 
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Yeah - no worries - good tip to go on though. I'll figure it out from there..
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It's a hidden settings file that you'll have to pay Adobe for to gain access to all their expensive software settings… :D No. just kidding, ;) but almost, and you should be able to find the setting as shown here:
Adobe Acrobat - Configure your autosave settings
 
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Pm-r: Exactly, thanks - I found that as stated above, but it doesn't state where these temporary files are located.
 
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Pm-r: Exactly, thanks - I found that as stated above, but it doesn't state where these temporary files are located.


I don't know and I couldn't find a proper answer and just found some crazy stuff like at:
Preference Reference for Acrobat and Adobe Reader

But I'd guess that it would possibly be to wherever the normal Save option would be, and quite likely as a temporary (.temp) file and probably not directly accessible.

One poster wrote, and if Acrobat is similar:
"For Adobe Premiere Pro CC 2014 go to File/Project Settings/Scratch Disks and you'll see where you can designate where the Auto Save files go. Cheers"

From what I found, I sure wouldn't rely on the Acrobat auto-save as many found their projects were never to be found when they needed them, and hadn't Saved normally.
 
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Thanks.

I'll keep plugging away at it.

S.


And keep pressing command + S frequently as you work!!

And make it a compulsive habit!! ;)
 

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