A user suggestion for improving Adobe Acrobat capabilities: Extracting all of the highlighted texts in one step
As you are well aware, the users of Adobe Acrobat (or similar products) usually apply ‘Highlight Text’ to highlight or summarize parts of the text or the book that they are reading in PDF format.
After finishing to read the text, if the user can have the ability to extract (in one step) all the highlighted parts in the format of a MS Word or other PDF file; this can be very handy and helpful; since this way the user can easily make an outlined summary of the read text or book ready for future references.
I wonder if the latest versions of Adobe Acrobat already equipped with this feature or it can be added as an improvement?
Adminakagarg (Software Engineer, Adobe) commented
Thank you for your suggestion, we will take it into consideration. As of now, you can export the highlighted text as summary of comments to a pdf file.
1. Edit-> Preferences-> Commenting -> Enable the "Copy selected text into Highlight, Strikethrough, Underline and Replace Text comment pop-ups" -> OK
2. Restart Acrobat
3. Open PDF-> Highlight Text
4. Tools -> Comments-> Create Comment Summary -> Select "Comments Only" -> Create Comment Summary
It will create a PDF of summary of comments(Highlighted text)
Adobe Acrobat Team