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Text callout tool

Community Beginner ,
Feb 12, 2023 Feb 12, 2023

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When I click to highlight text within the text callout tool, the highlight doesn't show up, so I can't see what I've selected. And when I type over text in the callout text tool, what I'm typing isn't visible until I've clicked outside of the tool.

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Feb 12, 2023 Feb 12, 2023

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The text highlighte tool does not highlight text - it creates an arrow in the mouse press, and dragging the mouse (w/ the button still pressed) allows you to specify where the text box (attached to the arrow) will be.  It doesn't highlight the page's text.

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Dave

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Community Beginner ,
Feb 12, 2023 Feb 12, 2023

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I know. I'm talking about the text within the callout tool. For example, if I wanted to select Comment#1 within your comment above, it would not show the text as highlighted, so I would not know if I had selected all or part of the text prior to replacig it.

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Feb 12, 2023 Feb 12, 2023

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Ah - interesting. I can highlight that text and it shows as highlighted.

callout2.png

 

I'm using Windows and the latest Acrobat Pro DC 

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Which OS and version do you have?  If someone else has the same configuration, maybe they can reproduce your issue.  We'll see.

 

Dave

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Community Beginner ,
Feb 13, 2023 Feb 13, 2023

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I'm on macOS Ventura 13.1.

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Feb 13, 2023 Feb 13, 2023

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Thanks - I don't have a Mac in my shop, so someone else with your configuration may need to weigh in to see if the issue is a shared one.

 

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Dave

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Feb 27, 2023 Feb 27, 2023

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Same issue same OS. so frustrating! Once I type in the text call out box, I cannot go back and edit it.

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