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  1. Acrobat crashes frequently when using highlighter on large scanned PDF

    Steps to reproduce the issue:
    Open a large scanned PDF, use the highlighter for several times until the bug happens, which when I'm moving the highlighter across scanned texts Acrobat stop responding, and sometimes there's a large transparent window found by Spy++ on top of other windows.

    Environment (OS, other related application versions, etc.)
    Windows 10 Version 1709 Build 16299.309
    Adobe Acrobat Pro DC Continuous Release Version 2018.011.20038

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  2. Allow Properties Bar to modify Comment - Add Text objects

    Allow/Enable the Properties of an 'Add Text' Comment to include 'Appearance' modifiers. e.g., opacity. Similar in function to the 'Add Text Box' Comment objects.

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  3. add comment shortcut on the toolbar

    Add "VIEW COMMENTS" shortcut to toolbar?
    - Is this gone? I can't seem to find where to add it PERMANENTLY.
    - We use Acrobat for proofing and I have to reopen the "view comments" on EVERY FILE our to see any corrections listed in the comment boxes.

    4 votes
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  4. 4 votes
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  5. Lack of mouse scrolling function in comments list panel

    As shown on the attached screenshot, the mouse wheel does not work here. It would be nice to have this function available for scrolling up or down a long list of comments.

    4 votes
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  6. Auto refresh the sort by list when one of the properties changes

    If I am sorting comments, the group of comments should auto-refresh. If I have 4 unchecked comments and choose sort by checkmark status, all four show up in the top group "Unchecked". But if I then check one of the comments, the group doesn't auto refresh. The now checked comment is still in the Unchecked list. So I have to sort by another method, then sort again by my original method to get the groups to display correctly.

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  7. Adobe Standard XI huge downgrade

    I had Adobe Pro 9. I used it at work to add stamps, and markup drawings. My machine was rebuilt and Adobe Standard XI was loaded. Very inefficient software for what I need. I searched for the comparison to XI Pro and am not convinced it is any better.
    Some issues: preloaded stamps cannot be removed, each stamp has to be selected every time (9 would remember the last used), you cannot copy multiple objects using the control button, you cannot save a custom sheet sized when printing (previously you could, issue of width/length for some sizes being backwards still…

    4 votes
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  8. Drawing polygon always ended a triangle

    This is no an idea. It is a utter disappointment that I paid for perpetual license for Acrobat Pro DC 2015 and I am getting nowhere to be able to draw multi-sided polygons. Always automatically ended a triangle after the third click. Same happens when drawing clouds. Cannot draw multiple segments of connected lines in the same line, always terminated after the second segment.

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  9. make eraser comment tool bigger or with variable radius

    make eraser comment tool bigger or with variable radius; i want to be able to erase more quickly

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  10. More Shapes

    Add more shapes to the comment section so that better notes can be added to documents .

    3 votes
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  11. Pin Comment Toolbar to top of application

    For power users and quick use, add an option to pin comment bar and or other toolbars to the top.

    3 votes
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  12. Dimension text color

    [Measuring tool] Please add the ability to change the color of dimension text, similar to the ability to change the color of the dimension leaders & arrows.

    3 votes
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  13. Selection Tool

    Apparently the new interface does not allow you to select, and keep selected, text comments. ALso, you can no longer make window selections to select multiple text comments at one time. Also, you cannot keep text selected, or have the option to double click to edit text. This new interface has tripled the time it takes for me to comment on documents. Please give US the option of how we want to handle selections!

    3 votes
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  14. Comments

    The ability to view a summary of all comments while working in Adobe Document cloud. Also the ability/option to hide "resolved" comments. We can mark comments as resolved, but they stay in the list, making things very cluttered. If I could turn on an option that would automatically hide (but not delete) comments once I've marked them as resolved, that would help tremendously as we go through proofreading comments.

    3 votes
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  15. Right Click make current properties default, not permanent

    Used to be when a text box was selected and the right click option "make current properties default" was chosen, that set the properties to all new text boxes permanently. Now I can chose this option, then change the text in a different text box and then next new text box that is created no longer has the default settings, it has the properties of the text box that was changed. Why have this option if it doesn't do what it says? This used to work in versions prior to Acrobat Pro DC 2019.012.20035. My idea, make it work like…

    3 votes
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  16. always open in comment mode

    Please allow us to set our preference for what mode acrobat opens to at startup. All I do is comment on pdfs, and it is extremely tedious to always have to choose "comment mode" and then set up my properties toolbar the way I want it every time. I can modify my work space in other adobe products, why not this one?

    3 votes
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  17. Restore ability to rotate comment text and shapes

    This was a function in Adobe Acrobat Pro DC. Please restore it ASAP. It is an important function for my business.

    3 votes
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  18. Acrobat/Reader -- Quickly Switch Between Highlighter Colors

    We need easy access to multiple highlighting colors! There should multiple highlighters at the top of the page.... or the option to add multiple This truly a basic function and for a product, one has to pay for, there is no excuse!

    Please please make this update

    3 votes
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  19. marking tool

    instead of marking the whole document with one color why we cant add two marker pen buttons with different color. changing the color manually for each marking is so hard and make me out of concentration.

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  20. Summary Comment list - all on 1 page

    The summary of the comments creates a page for each corresponding comment. For example, page 2 has 3 comments, page 6 has one comment, etc. The summary creates a page for the comments on page 2 and page 6. Because the comments already identify the page where they are located, we should be able to simply get a list of all the comments in a document. All comments on 1 page or more if a bunch of comments. In my example, assuming the comments are not lengthy, the summary should generate 1 page with comments consecutively from pages 2 and…

    3 votes
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