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JustME

Customization (Quick Access and Favorite Tools) lost

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JustME

Hello and thanks for helping.

I brought up Nitro Pro 11 (11.0.3.134) today and the toolbars looked, as I remember it, like they did when I first installed. The Quick Access toolbar was above not below the ribbon and none of my Favorite Tools - or any other tools for that matter - appeared on the ribbon. It's never happened before.

I'll recreate what I had as best I can. I'm not worried about that. And I'll do a screenshot so if it happens again, I can quickly restore what I had. But I'd rather it not happen again. And I'd like to know what it did happen.

Has anyone else had the problem and/or is it something I should report?

Again, thanks for "listening".

-JM.

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Steven Zakulec

This is a terrible bandage over the problem, but you can setup the QAT how you want it, and then export the registry key branch it's stored in, so you can re-import it when the problem comes up again.

This won't fix the underlying problem of the QAT resetting itself, but it will give you a quick way to reimport your setup when the problem does happen.

Please be careful when working in the registry- it's possible to seriously break things (less so with Nitro, but don't blindly change things without a reason).

The branch you want is here: Computer\HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Nitro\Pro\11.0\Settings\QAT or Computer\HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Nitro\Pro\12.0\Settings\QAT

You'll see all the buttons you've added to the Quick Access Toolbar there- if the items there don't seem to match what you have, this isn't going to be much help to you.

To export this, right-click on the QAT folder, and choose Export.  Give it a name, make sure that Selected Branch is selected, and save it somewhere you can get to easily.

Afterwards,  to use this, double-click on the file, and say Yes.  It will replace whatever is there with the values from the file.  Make sure Nitro is closed when you do this- otherwise your change probably won't take.

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gracet

Very disappointing that this issue is still outstanding. @Steven Zakulec, thanks for the suggestion. As you said, it is not a solution and a bandaid.

Does not add to the Nitro experience. I don't think I will go to the next paid upgrade if this issue is not resolved.

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JLippey
17 hours ago, gracet said:

> 11.0.3.134

I don't think I will go to the next paid upgrade if this issue is not resolved.

Agreed. We are on 11.0.8.470 and the problem persists.

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Hunter

I am on 12.0.0.112 and it still is a nearly daily problem.  I really really want OCR, fit width, and fit page permanently on my quick access toolbar but they keep going away.  I thought upgrading to 12 would fix it.  ☹️

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kaai
On 8/13/2018 at 10:29 AM, Hunter said:

I am on 12.0.0.112 and it still is a nearly daily problem.  I really really want OCR, fit width, and fit page permanently on my quick access toolbar but they keep going away.  I thought upgrading to 12 would fix it.  ☹️

I recently purchased and am running 12.0.0.112.  It seems like this is still an issue.  The program appears to be overwriting any and all user customizations.  Quick access tool bars go away.  Favorite tools go away.  Any customizing I do to the review tools like text boxes, rectangles, etc. all go away.  This is very frustrating.

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Rhoadrunner

I am also having this problem with version 11.  It takes out all of my optimization of my time. I guess a work-around is also always keep Nitro Pro running, and just redo the toolbar on reboots.

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jeffpedroncelli

Captain's Log, stardate October 10, 2018: Still a problem on 12.5.0.268 freshly downloaded from gonitro.com.

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kaai

This problem has persisted for over a year.  You guys have written a very good Adobe replacement.  But if this problem persists, I have to begin questioning my purchase.  What gives?

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gracet

I have stopped using Nitro even though it is my preferred product. If they can't fix this issue which should not be that difficult, they don't appear to care about the user experience. When it is fixed, I may come back or it may be too late. Disappointed

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AllainU

Hello @gracet @kaai @jeffpedroncelli @Rhoadrunner @JLippey,

Thanks for your responses and on behalf of Nitro, I apologize for the inconvenience this issue has caused.

I recommend that you repair your Nitro Pro via the Control Panel > Programs and Features. Please reboot your computer before and after running this repair to ensure that there are no ties to Nitro still active in the background (refer to this article: http://kb.gonitro.com/knowledgebase#/search/repair/000001641)

If it fixed the issue but reoccurred after several days, you can check your registry to see if the changes are being removed when you close Nitro Pro. You can check this by going to Start menu, search for and open 'regedit', then browse to the following location (see attached): HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Nitro\Pro\12\Settings\QAT

*VERY IMPORTANT* Adjusting anything in the Windows registry can cause problems. Care should be taken when working in there by saving a backup before making any change. Please refer to this article: https://support.microsoft.com/en-ph/help/322756/how-to-back-up-and-restore-the-registry-in-windows

Any changes made to the Quick Access Toolbar are saved in above registry location when exiting Nitro. To test, kindly add 'Save As' to the Quick Access Toolbar (QAT). Nitro Pro should create a new key in that location when closing (all registry changes are written when exiting Nitro). If you do not see another key appear with 'AVRibbon:Main:SaveAs:Btn', then something in your computer is preventing Nitro from writing back to the registry. This is mostly likely a permission issue with your computer profile.

Thanks for choosing Nitro Pro and I hope this helps!

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gracet

Thanks Allain. 

However not seeing the attachment referred to on regedit changes

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JLippey
21 hours ago, AllainU said:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Nitro\Pro\12\Settings\QAT

The registry key is properly modified. But after a few restarts, it reverts to its original state.

If this were caused by a permission issue, it would not be changed.

-Jerry

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StaysOnTheRoadToday

As I just downloaded and purchased this 1 month ago. Where do I get this update to fix this issue? Please send a link for the update and/or explain how to fix this please.

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