Copy annotations using Ctrl + Drag

Q: How can I copy annotations using Ctrl + Drag? A: Starting in PDF Studio 12, you can copy annotations by holding Ctrl button (On Mac: hold ⌘ Command) and then dragging the mouse. This can be done with a single annotation or multiple annotations at once.   Note: Starting in PDF Studio 12.0.2, there’s a […]

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Overlapping Annotations

Q: Why can’t I place annotations on top of existing annotations on the page? A: Based on feedback from users, in version 11 the annotation tool behavior was changed to allow existing annotations to be edited while the annotation tool is active. When hovering over an existing annotation, the cursor is changed to edit mode so you can move […]

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PDF Stamps: How to add vector graphic annotations to a PDF

Q: Is it possible to added vector graphics annotations to a PDF using PDF Studio? A: Starting with PDF Studio 11, it is possible to add vector graphic annotations to a PDF by using PDF rubber stamps. The PDF stamp may contain any PDF content including text, graphics commands, shapes and the vector graphics properties will […]

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Rubber Stamps show as “Draft” on PDF documents in Okular

Q: When I open a document containing rubber stamps in Okular, the rubber stamps show as “Draft”. Why is this happening? A: This is a known issue with Okular on Linux. Not all PDF applications are able to render properly PDF rubber stamps. Preview on the mac is another free PDF applications that do not fully […]

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Precision PDF Measuring Tools

PDF Studio Pro comes with precision measuring tools that can be used to measure the distance, area, and perimeter of objects within the PDFs. Various unit types (i.e. pt, mm, in, ft, m, etc…) can be set and is displayed next to the measurement. Each tool can also be calibrated to match the scale within […]

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Annotating and Commenting PDFs with PDF Studio

PDF Studio creates and supports all annotations and markups defined by the Adobe PDF standards. Annotations and markups allow you to easily review and place comments/feedback directly on the PDF. While annotations and comments are contained within the PDF, they are not a part of the PDF original content allowing them to be moved, edited, or deleted without altering […]

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How to Edit Multiple Comments at Once

Q: Is there a way to select multiple comments by drawing a box around them? A: Yes, you can use the Edit Interactive Object tool  on the toolbar to select more than one annotation at a time by dragging a selection square. The Edit Interactive Object tool can also be used to select Form Fields to edit as well. […]

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Spell Checker for Annotations & Form Fields

PDF Studio 11 has a new Spell Check feature that will highlight misspelled words. PDF Studio will offer 9 different languages options and even support spell checking more than one language at the same time! Supported Spell Check Languages: Arabic Dutch English French German Italian Polish Russian Spanish How it Works Spell check will be performed […]

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Annotations and/or Markups not displayed in other viewers

Q: I added some annotations and markups to a PDF. If I then open it with Adobe Reader or PDF Studio the annotations display just fine but when I send the same file to someone else, they say the annotations aren’t displayed.  Why is this happening? A: This is most likely because the individual is using a third […]

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