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  1. $169 for a product that is inferior to the one a few years ago for less

    I downloaded Adobe Acrobat Standard DC and 'stuff' in my computer no longer worked as before. I uninstalled the program until I needed it again.
    This iteration of an editing of PDF's is so foreign to what I used a few years ago without going online, in iCloud, in an APP blah, blah, blah that I will never purchase this program again. I will go to a professional editor to help me! I'm not a techi and don't even understand some of the wording in your instructions. I came before to Adobe to get superior editing, moving around file, pages…

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  2. COLRBAR

    Hello,
    2 request from me:
    1) is it possible the create a own colortoolbar, i use different colors in my documents and i have to switch many times to the properties. A own created colorbar would be nice and helpfull.
    2) I use in my acrobat pro dc a 3 party applkication from evermap, it is to create multiple hyperlinks at ones. Verry helpfull for 1000 of pages. Could you build this also in the program. I now there is a function hyperlink, but this works so easy and smooth. I think every person would be helped with this option.

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  3. Crash report: blue spinning wheel for 20 minutes

    Two files open in Shared Review, two crashes in an hour. First crash launched an error message and crash report. This time, I've been stuck on a blue spinning wheel and (Not Responding) for twenty minutes.

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  4. Automate changing comment annotation from one shape/color to another

    Please create an option in Acrobat DC Pro to automate the changing the comment annotation from one shape and color to another. Currently this is a manual process.

    4 votes

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  5. Shortcut for Next Comment or Previous Comment not working

    When I'm in the Comments pane, I want to use shortcut to navigate between the comments (with the comments shown in the context). However, the documented shortcut (Tab/Shift-Tab) is not working. The arrow key (up/down) is working for some parts, but in some cases, pressing Down arrow key goes back to the first comment on the page (or in some case goes to the previous page's comment) instead of moving to the next comment.

    Please help.

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  6. Comment Bar Close or Open by Default

    Would like an option to keep the comment bar either closed or opened by default when you open any Adobe document.
    Thank you!

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  7. Add "no color" (transparent) option as Fills color (Change color comment tool)

    Cannot change fill color to transparent ("no color") using the new tools.
    Only way to do it is to go into the properties via right click or Ctrl+E.

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  8. Export review comments to Excel

    The comments compilation remains as a .pdf only. I want to be able to extract shared review comments to an Excel file for further resolutions to be added outside the review. The .fdf and the .xfdf create garbled data content. The export to Word is also with issues. It does not work.
    Request a feature that will allow export to a flat-file Excel file.

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  9. Make straight edges on highlights an option in Commenting preferences

    Highlights are currently rounded at the edges, which makes it difficult for editors and compositors to tell whether the highlight applies to surrounding punctuation, spaces, and other narrow characters. Additionally, the blue boxes that appear around the highlights when they are clicked on often extend past the text that was actually selected, which can cause further confusion for those who need to edit things precisely.

    Straight edges on highlights would allow for a clearer and more accurate view of what is being commented on. Please make this is an option in the Commenting preferences.

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  10. Freehand ink option for annotating PDFs using a stylus/pen, current pencil tool is glitchy.

    I have some PDFs that I'd like to be able to draw on, either feedback on work for students or filling in templates. The pencil tool currently available doesn't do this smoothly (view screencapture example https://youtu.be/gr8UZYddzBo ). I'd like to be able to draw/write freehand like I can on a powerpoint presentation, so I can send notes and feedback to my students more easily.

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  11. Highlighter opacity setting has no effect on image highlight (freehand)

    The highlighter opacity setting only applies to text highlight, and has no effect on image/freehand highlight (which appears to be equivalent to "100% opacity" setting (not actually 100% as you can see through it - which is ok).

    Also see,
    https://acrobat.uservoice.com/forums/590923-acrobat-for-windows-and-mac/suggestions/35128342-image-highlight-freehand-tool-anywhere-on-page
    and,
    https://acrobat.uservoice.com/forums/590923-acrobat-for-windows-and-mac/suggestions/18931885-freehand-highlighter

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  12. Change color tool for a line should automaticaly switch to Borders not Fills

    Opening the Change color drawing tool when a line is selected should switch to Borders as Fills color does nothing for a line. Better yet, show both border and line color options in one window instead of requiring switching tabs.

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  13. Text callout resize wrong cursor

    The mouse cursors that show when resizing a text callout are opposite.
    i.e.
    Vertical resize cursor shows instead of horizontal and vice versa
    NE-SW resize cursor shows instead of NW-SE and vice versa
    Acrobat DC Windows Version 2021.001.20145 64-bit

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  14. Enable screenshots in comments

    (Windows 10)
    When we exchange layout PDFs with our clients, they send us the PDF back with comments. It would be really helpful if you could insert screenshots via copy/paste into the comment box.

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  17. Pasted dark-coloured text not legible in comment in dark mode

    Bug report:

    Dark-coloured text copied and pasted into a comment, i.e., in an 'Add note to replace text' comment, is not legible in dark mode. It appears as dark grey against the dark grey background.

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  18. ink color

    As an instructor who grades students electonic work in Acrobat on an iPad with Apple Pencil, I would LOVE to have some more ink colors, particularly silly or sparkly inks (rainbow sparkles! gold and silver sparkles!). Microsoft Word has this option on iPads/tablets for Apple Pencil or whatever stylus is used, but Acrobat does not. Is there a way to make this happen?

    I know this is kind of silly compared to other requests you get, but it is a small thing that makes a big difference for students who dread the red pen but for some reason don't dread…

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  19. Allow distributed form to not auto open comment list

    There should be a setting when creating a form in Acrobat Pro such that when a user opens it in Acrobat Reader and they click on the comment icon, that the comment list pane on the right side of the document does not automatically open up. This is confusing for some users. They should be able to open it up manually, but it should be possible to set it to not auto-open that pane.

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  20. Please add Insert text at cursor tool to cloud commenting

    Cloud commenting from Acrobat and InDesign is an amazing idea but it feels hobbled without the insert text at cursor tool, particularly for reviewing text heavy documents. Please consider expanding the commenting functions available to cloud reviewers.

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