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I am able to search a document for multiple words with the Find Option; however, I cannot figure out how to have the 'found words' auto-highlighted in yellow "within" the document.
I am aware of how to see the results below in the attached screen shot where the 'found words' are listed. You can then click on those to go directly to that page, but my ultimate goal is to be able to send the document to a recipient with the words highlighted. Does anyone know if that is possible in Acrobat DC?
Thank you for any suggestions!
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Sorry, I just noticed you have Acrobat Standard DC (it was barely readable in your screenshot). In that case you can't use this Action, as it's a feature of Acrobat Pro only.
You can use this tool I've developed, though: Custom-made Adobe Scripts: Acrobat -- Highlight All Instances of a Word or Phrase in a PDF
Thank you - since this is for work, I will upgrade to Pro. I appreciate the feedback.
Thank you, but I don't wish to extract the words.
You can easily remove that step from the Action once you've installed it.
i have a requirement of highlighting one set of words in one colour and other set in different colour and so on. this action does only yellow colour highlighting, can this be improvised?
What action are you using, exactly?
Thank you for reaching out.
If you are using the Adobe Acrobat Reader DC or Acrobat DC to highlight text in the PDF, you may change the color for highlight tool. Please refer to the steps suggested in the following document under the title "Change the looks of your comments": https://helpx.adobe.com/acrobat/using/commenting-pdfs.html.
If you are referring to change the highlight color of the text when using the Find or search tool, would you mind sharing the application version you are using.
Let us know if you are referring to something else.
I have the same ask. Want to highlight in different color using the "find, search & highlight" action on Adobe Pro.
Cant figure out how to edit a new action with highlighting ina different color.