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The title of a PDF file is missing or is not correct.

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The Reader software titles PDF documents using the title entered in the description section of the document properties in the Adobe® Acrobat® Reader® software. This title is created when the PDF is created and may not match the name of the file. Follow these steps to check the assigned title.

NOTE: It is not possible to change the document title within the Reader™ for PC or Mac® software. For information regarding the title field, please refer to Document Properties command in the Adobe Reader Help files.

  1. Open the PDF using the Adobe® Acrobat® Reader® software.
  2. In the Adobe Reader window, on the menu bar, click File , then click Document Properties .
  3. In the Document Properties window, click the Description tab.

In this example, the file is named test2 and document is titled Document . In the Reader for PC or Mac software and in the Reader, Document will display in the Title field.