Feature request / Bug report

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!

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      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Totally agree. Just received a work laptop with Acrobat Pro DC -- and the inability to copy and paste comment shapes (arrow, line, rectangle, oval) -- WITHIN the SAME PDF -- has SLOWED DOWN my work tremendously. I'm forced to do many extra repetitive comments.

      • sujit Tolat commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        I have the same issue in copying and pasting from one PDF to another. This also happens sometimes within the same document.

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