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  1. Imported PDF comments not accurate

    1. ID 14 Mac
    2. Import PDF comments from file, including strikethroughs, replaced text, comments
    3. Some edits NOT SHOWN in ID file, though clearly present when PDF is viewed in Acrobat
    4. Faithful transfer of all edits to ID file
    (note non-transferred strikethrough of Highlights of Baltics in bottom quarter of screendump)

    29 votes
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  2. Import PDF Comments - New Bugs identified

    We're facing below issues in the new feature, called 'Import PDF Comments':

    (1) If text frames are overlapped and grouped, PDF comments are not embedding correctly, also updating in wrong places (please refer the attachment 1_Error1.png)
    (2) PDF comments are not embedding correctly for the grouped frames (please refer the attachment 2_Error2.png)
    (3) PDF comments are not embedding correctly for the sub-frames (please refer the attachment 3_Error3.png)
    (4) PDF comments are not embedding correctly inside table cells (please refer the attachment 4_Error4.png)
    (5) PDF comments are not embedding correctly when the fonts are missing (please refer the attachment 4_Error5.png)

    Please…

    11 votes
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  3. Import PDF Comments not working correctly for Tables.

    PDF comment import not working accurately on tables

    1. ID 14 Mac
    2. Import PDF comments to layout including simple 2-column tables in which an entire row is marked as deleted/struck through
    3. Expected that the entire row would be deleted upon acceptance of edit via PDF Comments palette
    4. In fact Accepting edit only deletes the contents of the first cell of the row, leaving the orphaned data behind.

    7 votes
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  4. PDF comments panel does not stick in workspace

    We have discovered that the PDF Comments panel disappears when a document is closed.

    But we have also found that any panels that are grouped with the PDF Comments panel in a saved workspace disappear when the document is closed.

    Refreshing the workspace brings them all back.

    6 votes
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  5. import pdf comments

    1. ID 14 Mac
    2. Copy text out of a comment to paste into layout
    3. Would expect that the cursor could be used to select all or part of an imported PDF comment
    4. In fact it is EXTREMELY difficult to get the palette to recognize that text is selected in the palette interface. The "Copy" popup does not appear a large proportion of the time, or you can't select the range of characters you need. Even though Acrobat is terrible at the same process, it is significantly faster to copy the needed range of characters from the comment…

    6 votes
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  6. Unable to Import PDF Comments from Acrobat 2019 Shared Review

    PDFs with shared Reviews running off the Adobe Document Cloud are not able to import comments into InDesign.

    Since Acrobat 2019, we are no longer able to use our own review server. There's now a big blue button to share the review using the Adobe Document Cloud. While this simplifies using Shared Reviews, the review PDF is now hosted and maintained by Adobe. Then, there is no longer a way to import the comments into InDesign.

    To import a PDF's Shared Review Comments, InDesign requires access to the copy of the PDF containing the comments. With Acrobat 2019, this copy…

    5 votes
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  7. Invisible character

    Apply all Auto Edits inserts an invisible character before which then interferes with Find and Replace. When pasted into a GREP search, it looks like ~I, but can't be found. It can be manually removed, but this is not helpful, as I need to be able to perform a comprehensive Find/Replace.

    4 votes
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  8. Restrict printing of PDF until all mandatory fields are filled in.

    I have designed a CC authorization form that all fields are set to mandatory and with a PRINT button at the bottom. However I want to restrict printing until all fields are filled out. What's the sense of making fields mandatory if, basically, they aren't?

    3 votes
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  9. Poor copy text functionality from import PDF Comments panel in InDesign

    I've just worked through a document after importing PDF comments. While in the main, the feature is really good, I am encountering poor copy text functionality from the PDF commenting panel. I have to try and select the text in the hope that 'copy' flag appears before I can copy it. Selecting certain parts of the text is difficult, but also noted that parts of the copy in the comment, even though not selected, are being included in the copied text including the date stamp (XX/XX) in the lower left corner as well as user name that applied the amendment…

    3 votes
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  10. Import PDF Comments make WRONG EDIT

    1. ID 14
    2. Import edits from PDF to a text box that overlays another text box, in this case strikethroughs of text on the TOP BOX
    3. Select "Apply" to edit
    4. Edits are made TO THE LAYER BELOW.

    See screen dumps.
    1: what the edit looks like in Acrobat.
    2: what the ID file looks like with the PDF edit imported -- not visible.
    3: what the ID file looks like when the caption is resized for clarity -- ID is applying the edits to the text on the LAYER BELOW.

    3 votes
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  11. Copy in Indesign layout is menu clicked "All Caps". PDF comments does not work. Only when copy is set to normal

    When my copy in Indesign layout is menu clicked "All Caps" from tool bar or Character menu. I make a change request in the PDF. Like "remove" a word. Then Import the PDF comments. Accept does not work. The only time it works is if the copy is set to regular copy or if you type the copy in "All Caps". No menu changes.

    3 votes
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    Hello All,

    The fix for this issue is now available in the beta builds of InDesign. You can download the latest beta build from Download section of InDesign Prerelease portal.

    1. Go to adobeprerelease.com
    2. Log in with your Adobe Id.
    3. Once logged in, search for “InDesign CC Prerelease” program in the list.
    4. Click on the program to join the same.
    5. You can now download the build (14.0.3.418) from “Builds and Plugins” section on the page.
    6. The steps for installing the build can be found in the release notes

  12. PDF Comments not hiding

    PDF Comment import does not hide comments on the layout after the Hide Comments on Layout button is pressed.

    The following is the process I followed:
    - Displayed the PDF Comments pane in InDesign.
    - Imported comments from PDF's.
    - Selected the Hide Comments on Layout Button in the PDF Comments pane.
    * Comments are hidden from view.
    - Leave the InDesign window
    - Return to InDesign, and some of the comment boxes are shown, some are not shown, and some are partially shown (the box is cut in half).
    - Move cursor over the Show Comments on Layout button.…

    3 votes
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  13. Can't accept "highlighted" text (with replacement text) using Import PDF Comments

    For years I have taught my clients to not use insert or strike through, simply because they are hard to see and click on, especially on a laptop. I much prefer the old school way, highlighted text, with an attached replacement text. Now with Import PDF comments, I see them but can't accept them. Can you make that work?
    INDD 14.0.2, MacOS 10.14.5, iMac (Retina 5K, 27-inch, Late 2015)

    2 votes
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  14. PDF comment: need Insert Text at Cursor tool

    People who are reviewing now only can add a sticky note, , highlight text, underline text (and add a comment), strikeout text and draw. Adding text. The regular Comment toolbar also contains the Insert Text at Cursor tool. This must be added to the review features when documents are sent for review via the new Send for Review feature.

    2 votes
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  15. PDF Comments

    InDesign CC 2019 was a revolutionary Version For me
    Importing comments from a PDF file was AMAZING (I was waiting for it a long time ago), when i'm don with one of those imported comments, i deleted that comment from the panel, i discovered an unwanted hidden character with a (:) shape was left in my text, That causes me a lot of problems with the Diacritics positioning in my Text :(
    I tried to remove it by copy and pasting it to the find and replace panel, it appears like a format shape ^| and it couldn't be found???!!!…

    2 votes
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  16. Imported drawn PDF comments don't adjust in ID layout

    1. ID 14
    2. Import a batch of PDF comments into layout, including edits made using the Oval and Arrow tools to show placement. Then proceed to apply edits, thereby adjusting the location of the text on the page.
    3. I would expect the drawn edits to be tagged to a location in the text, and to track with the copy as it reflows. If this feature is going to be available, that is.
    4. Actual result: the markup remains on the page at the coordinates at which it was imported. By the time to you get to that location,…

    2 votes
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  17. formatted text

    1. 14.0.2
    2. importing pdf comments that have bold and italic text in the replacement text
    3. that it would show as bold or italic in the pdf comment dialog box
    4. shows all text as none formatted

    I can understanding it would be difficult to get that text to change to bold/italic when i click accept, but if i at least saw that it was bold/italic in the preview box i'd know to make that edit manually.

    1 vote
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  18. "PUBLISH ONLINE" - DESCRIPTION FEATURE

    INDESIGN > PUBLISH ONLINE > GIVEN OPTIONS - Title & description fields = what is the intention behind these options?

    My intention to use these would be, to supply additional information within the document/ link to my client, whom I share this link with.

    > Client opens the document > but the provided information are not displayed anywhere... so what's the point?

    1 vote
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  19. Import PDF Comments - New Bugs identified - Part 3

    We're also facing below issues in the new feature, called 'Import PDF Comments':

    (1) [CRITICAL ERROR] When any insertion is happening at the end of paragraph, InDesign is swapping the last character after the new insertion

    (2) When any PDF comments appeared within the tinted panel, it's not replacing properly

    Please let me know for any clarifications on the above given feedback.

    1 vote
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  20. Import PDF Comments - New Bugs identified - Part 2

    We're also facing below issues in the new feature, called 'Import PDF Comments':

    (1) Formatting properties are getting removed after importing the PDFs into InDesign, for example, if editor marking the contents in Bold format, is getting removed automatically
    (2) When contents are getting overset during Comments accepting, throwing error ‘Comment cannot be accepted’
    (3) Unable to select the comment one-by-one thro’ COM
    (4) Unable to navigate the comment to respective position in the InDesign file thro’ COM
    (5) Unable to get the page numbers thro’ COM

    Please let me know for any clarifications on the above given feedback.

    1 vote
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