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Irritating marks in Acrobat JavaScript Editor

Engaged ,
Sep 09, 2020 Sep 09, 2020

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I am using the latest version of Acrobat Pro DC with the latest version of MacOS Catalina. When I use the internal Javascript editor, wherever I click in the editor it leaves a colored mark. The marks accumulate, i.e., they don't disappear when you click in a new location. The more you click the more marks there are. I find nothing to do with this in Acrobat preferences. Since I don't know what these marks are called my searches in the help menu are fruitless. How do you turn this feature off?

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Sep 09, 2020 Sep 09, 2020

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Can you post a screenshot? I've never seen or heard about that happening. It's certainly not a "feature"...

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I've seen it... a lot. I don't use the internal editor to edit, I use Visual Studio Code and just paste into the internal editor. Screen Shot 2020-09-09 at 11.31.10 AM.png

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Sep 10, 2020 Sep 10, 2020

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Here is a screen shot showing the marks (blue). One of those marks is made each time I click in the script in the internal editor. I am looking for a way to turn that off.

JavaScriptEditorMarks.png

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I'm never seen anything like it before... Maybe it's a Mac issue.

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It is.

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It's a bug. You can't turn it off. I recommend using an external editor like Visual Studio Code.

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