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  1. Comment list takes too long to load

    Getting comment list to show in Acrobat DC takes way too much time. It's a drag. At least on Mac OS.

    33 votes
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    • Freehand Highlighter

      I would like a transparent highlighter tool that will highlight anything and everything (not just recognizable text).

      17 votes
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      • Paste in Place

        A preset setting to paste copied elements in place would a valuable improvement.

        16 votes
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        • Comment UI was better in former version

          Each comment in the column on the right hast to be opened to be checked with done (check mark). But then the answer-field is opening and the answering field of the former comment will be closed. When the checkmark is not set, the comment is always shifting a bit up. That makes a work with 500 corrections really bumpy/uneasy.
          The size of each comment is also too big. In the former version there were 17 comments on one screen, now there are just 9 comments!
          Make one comment without opening and smaller and more clearly arranged without moving!!

          In the…

          15 votes
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          • Multiple highlight colour palette

            To support quickly highlighting text with an array of colours (for tagging and coding text)

            13 votes
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            • Please restore ability to copy and paste comment shapes (arrow, line, rectangle, oval) from one PDF to another

              Since updating to Acrobat Pro DC (version 2017.012.20098), I cannot individually copy arrow, line, rectangle, or oval shapes (with or without accompanying comments) from one PDF and paste them into another PDF. As an editor, I use these tools all day to mark corrections and I regularly have the need to carry over unaddressed/outstanding edits to the next version of the project. Without the ability to simply copy and paste, I have to redo a lot of work—losing efficiency and opening up room for error. Please restore this fundamental function!

              12 votes
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              • Print all comments on one page

                I have a ten page pdf. this document has about a dozen comments scattered on six different pages. In Acrobat Pro DC, there is no way to get all the comments to print out to one page (or more for a lot of comments), with each comment including the document page number of the comment. The default options will print the comments page by page, which seems a waste. In the example sited Acrobat would print out six pages to show what amounts to one-half a page of text.

                12 votes
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                • Acrobat Pro DC: Want "comment" view to open when I open a PDF.

                  Please provide a preference so the "Comment" view opens whenever I open a document in Acrobat Pro DC (for Windows).
                  This was a valuable feature on previous Acrobat versions and was dropped in Acrobat Pro DC.

                  11 votes
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                  • HIghlighting Text

                    For the highlight function, there should be the ability to change colors easily. Right now the process is cumbersome and time-consuming. When I have to be able to access my highlighted test for citations, it would be wonderful to be able to export to word documents with a click.

                    11 votes
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                    • Adobe SUCKS

                      Adobe really SUCKS

                      11 votes
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                        33 comments  ·  Commenting & Collaboration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Rotation on the text boxt

                        Allow the text box to be rotated

                        11 votes
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                        • Editing or creating new stamps involves too many steps

                          I'm required to fill in a lot of forms with my signature and the date. And since the date always changes, I edit my signature image in PSD and then bring it in to Acrobat and make (or edit) a stamp. But in Acrobat the process of editing a stamp with a new image is grueling! ... 10 steps! (see attached).

                          11 votes
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                          • Add option to make comment pane open automatically if there are comments

                            Commenting should be listed as one of the options under Document Properties > Initial View. I find that new many people have a hard time finding the comments, because the right hand pane is hidden and they don't know to click on that tiny little right-pointing arrow. Pleas add the option for the comment pane to be open automatically, just as we can already do with the bookmarks panel.

                            10 votes
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                            • Please provide a Preference to condense the Comments panel

                              I often deal with PDFs with hundreds (and sometimes thousands) of edits. The Comments panel in Acrobat DC includes way too much blank space, including a title line ("Strikethrough Text", "Highlighted Text", etc.) and needlessly provides a default "Type your reply..." area for every comment. This isn't Facebook (meaning, replies aren't always necessary). Please provide preferences that allow comments to appear in more compact form, as they did with Acrobat X or Acrobat 11.

                              10 votes
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                                Under review  ·  2 comments  ·  Commenting & Collaboration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • highlighter tool

                                1) need a way to click highlight over and over w/o having to reselect the highlighter tool
                                2) need a way to go from a selected tool (stamp, highlighter, etc) to hand or select tool quickly (example: dbl right click mouse)

                                10 votes
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                                • Highlighting / Marking Text

                                  Please create an option in Acrobat DC Pro for highlighting and/or marking text without also automatically creating a pop up comment.

                                  9 votes
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                                  • Comments pane window is too short and cuts off comments

                                    I have a 27" monitor and when I enlarge Acrobat to fill the screen, the comments are cut off at the bottom. This happens with all documents. It's like the comment window has a maximum height built into it. It needs to expand all the way.

                                    5 votes
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                                    • Highlighting

                                      It would be great to have multiple colors or options so you can highlight different topics and organize your note making.

                                      5 votes
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                                      • Copy text out of comment

                                        1 Copyedits made in a comment format are nearly impossible to copy and paste
                                        2 Receive PDF with comments.Select text in comment, either in popup window or in sidebar list, and copy to clipboard. Check clipboard contents: empty.
                                        3 Any version of DC, Mac platform. Have deleted files, the application, all Adobe software, reinstalled. Created new user profile. Purchased a NEW COMPUTER and installed DC. The problem is OS-, file- and device-independent.
                                        4 Expected result: copying text would result in it being copied to the clipboard.
                                        5. Observed result: nothing is copied. Has been the case since the initial release…

                                        5 votes
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                                        • Comments and Annotations need marching ants

                                          In previous versions of Acrobat, it was a LOT easier to see which comment on a page was selected. There sue to be marching ants. Now, there is just a thin blue line that doesn't march. Please bring back the marching ants so it's easier to see what is selected. Our eyes aren't getting any younger!

                                          5 votes
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