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  1. I read ebooks always and use highlighter tool to highlight uding different colors.   I want the color palette to remain open always when I u

    I read ebooks always and use highlighter tool to highlight uding different colors.   I want the color palette to remain open always when I do.
    so that choosing different colors will be easy

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  2. A comment report to rule them all

    I work in several files which all get marked up in a standard format (red boxes with an red x stamp to note issues that need further review or actions to resolve). All the mark ups from all the documents need to be closed before my process is complete. It would be ideal if i could run a query across multiple documents (like a whole batch of folders) on all the comments made with the same criteria options currently available in a single .pdf comment filter and it be packaged in a comment summary file that has links to jump…

    6 votes
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  3. Shortcut for 'Add Note to Text'

    A shortcut – ideally a keyboard shortcut – for 'Add Note to Text' would be very helpful for the editors and proofreaders among us. To select the text, right-click and find 'Add Note to Text' is cumbersome when you're using that particular feature more than any other (the Sticky Note is much maligned by designers and reviewers alike for not being specific enough to the text to which it relates).

    It would also make lots more sense in the context of the comment-as-you-type functionality for inserting or deleting text, etc. Surely it would be logical to create an equivalent keyboard-centred…

    6 votes
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  4. Do not automatically open comment pane

    Do not automatically open comment pane

    When choosing the Comment tools from the Tool pane, the Tool pane closes and the Comment pane opens automatically. Would be nice to have an option such that the comment pane doesn't automatically open. Most of the time I just want to highlight a few things without typing any actual comments.

    6 votes
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  5. 2D Measurement Tool - change the units

    When using the 2D Measurement Tool, I need to change the units from decimals (feet) to feet/inches. (Eg. 6.50ft vs. 6'6")

    6 votes
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  6. 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.

    6 votes
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  7. BUG: All highlighted items in all pdfs converted to comments in latest update release

    After the latest update all the highlighted items (in yellow) were converted to comments. How do I get my highlights back?

    Second bug: Your website does not have your business address or proper business contact details. Please update this information so that it is available to the public.

    6 votes
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  8. Free hand pen marking ??

    Why there is no button for "free hand pen marking" !!
    Only there is a button for "Highlight pen" and you can't even change it's size of color !!

    6 votes
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  9. View redaction overlay text in comments

    Bring back the ability to view redaction codes/overlay text in the comments without having to hover mouse over the redactions in document

    6 votes
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  10. Copy/paste of comments between documents does not paste the coments in the new document at the same coordinates.

    Copy/paste of comments between documents does not paste the coments in the new document at the same coordinates.

    6 votes
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  11. Multiple Custom Tool Sets with Same Tools - Different Properties for Each Tool

    For work I use multiple tools to add comments to PDFs. I have created a custom tool set with the tools I need to use the most. We are required to use specific colors depending on what we are commenting on. It would make it so much easier if I could make custom sets (all with the tools I use) and have each one be different color schemes.

    A few examples of this are below:

    Custom Tool Set #1
    Highligher – Color/Green
    Text Box – Border/Red; Fill/Green; Text Color/Blue
    Arrow – Color/Green
    Rectangle – Color/Green

    Custom Tool Set #2
    Highligher…

    5 votes
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  12. Default sizing on text boxes

    Allow you to select a default size on your text boxes so that you do not have to manually resize every time

    5 votes
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  13. Hotkeys for highlighter and highlighter color

    Hey could you guys make a shortcut for highlighting on PDFs that would be GREAT HELP! This is for Adobe Reader DC. There is no shortcut for highlighter and highlighter color. It would make reading PDFs faster, more interactive, and easier to read especially on Desktop/Laptops.

    5 votes
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  14. comment pane color indication sync'd with color of comment in the pages (lines, circles, highlights, etc.)

    In previous versions of Acrobat, in the Comments pane, there was an visual indicator of the color of the comments (comment bubble, lines, circles, highlights, etc.). But in Acrobat DC all the comments look the same. The color changes based on the AUTHOR NAME, which I suppose might be useful for some people, but not for me. The color of the comments in the comments pane needs to reflect the color of the actual comment, as it did in previous versions.

    5 votes
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  15. Pen and touch input defferenciation

    There is no differentiation between ben and finger touch input und windows tablet pcs. I'd like to hightlight, write etc with the pen and move the page withmy fingers without selecting the "move" tool every time.

    5 votes
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  16. Comments 'check boxes' saving/showing for other users viewing PDF file

    When 'ticking off' comments that have been actioned on a PDF, when saved, those ticked check boxes don't show if someone else opens the PDF.

    Please can the check box state be saved also, so all users can see what has been actioned (and save us all a lot of time going over amends!)

    5 votes
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  17. No Longer Able to Keep Tool Selected

    You are not able to keep a tool selected any longer. If you use it once, then it reverts back to the cursor. Stamps, highlighter, comments, all of them. This had been a feature in Acrobat since I can remember and all of a sudden they removed it. WHY? Bring it back. There are several other people on here complaining of the same thing but if they don't respond, they say the issue is resolved. It is not in any way "resolved". Please bring back asap.

    4 votes
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  18. change highlight color

    Add the ability to change the pre-defined colors for the highlight tool. Having to highlight first, than go and change the properties of the highlighted text just to replace Adobes forced colors wastes a lot of time

    4 votes
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  19. stamps custom calculation

    Hello,

    I tried to add a custom calculation script to my stamps (via form editing), but it always fails. (Also in Acrobat 11.0.23)

    This is a serious bug!

    Please have a look to the videos. (DC Version is 19.010.20098)

    I could do it in Acrobat 10.1.16

    When there's already some script in there, DC is able to edit it.

    4 votes
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  20. Add selection tool for selecting all comments on each page in bulk

    Add selection tool for selecting all comments on each page in bulk. In addition, add the rotate comment tools by selecting all comments.

    This is required while shifting comments from Old PDF document to New PDF document with major change in sheets/ orientation etc.

    4 votes
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