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  1. RGB Pen Colors

    I'm working my through seemingly every PDF editor in existence and the one thing that keeps my search going is that none of them allow arbitrary pen colors. I would love to know why this is such a standard, but I'd love even more for that standard to change.

    7 votes
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  2. Being able to create your own keyboard shortcut key

    I tried to find a way to create my own shortcut but couldn't find one. It would be very useful to be able to create a shortcut using a key on the keyboard that currently does nothing.

    7 votes
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  3. Appearance of the radial menu after changing the view to another document

    With your newest update the radial menu appears per default extended when changing the view to another document - undependable if one has minimized it before. That is pretty annoying.
    If I minimize this menu I do it for a reason and if I'd need it, I could easily extend it by myself. Why would anyone need this feauture? I want the radial menu stay the way it is.
    I am certain the average Drawboard user makes with this new feature more clicks than before. This can't be a goal of the new update! Please change this.

    7 votes
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  4. Please add an option in "Save as (Advanced)" to save without annotations

    Please add an option in "Save as (Advanced)" to save without annotations. This helps me if I scribble/highlight etc on a large document and then I want to send to someone the original copy without my annotations.

    7 votes
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  5. Light Theme Option

    Enable Light Theme Option

    7 votes
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  6. perimeter tool needed!

    Having a perimeter tool will help construction professionals (travel distances, perimeters of rooms, floor plan etc.) - currently you have to use multiple linear dimensions and then go and add up these dimensions to get the perimeter. This is time consuming and frustrating.

    7 votes
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  7. Add ANSI paper sizes, or allow custom sizing

    It would be very beneficial to have the rest of the ANSI paper sizes (B, C, D, E). Size A = US letter, so that one is covered. Alternatively, allowing custom page sizing would solve any desired page option for all regions although with some loss in efficiency most likely if every new page needs to be set up as custom.

    7 votes
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  8. Flip between common pages quickly

    It would nice if you could flip between two pages or really two views (or more) quickly. This is almost like having a "quick bookmark" icon on the page (maybe in the lower corner).

    For example - I look at a lot of plans and details. Usually what I end up doing is creating a file for plans and another for details, but what might be nice is if I could on the fly add a "bookmark" on a detail then go back to the plan and "bookmark" that location then click on the detail 'bookmark' to get back to…

    7 votes
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  9. Snapshot selected area, copy/paste/cut.

    Hi I really love almost everything about drawboard, however Im using snapshot abilities in order to make it much easier in school work. From comments in many places I see a great demand fro it. I truly do not understand why you keep insisting on telling people to use the windows snip tool, you are literally forcing so many people into choosing different apps.

    6 votes
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  10. Insert coordinate system shapes

    Add coordinate system shapes to quickly sketch a graph while sitting in a lecture. Would be really helpful.

    6 votes
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  11. Add "Insert New Page Button" to Toolbar as Textbook Notes

    As a graduate student at UCLA, I find myself using Drawboard to critically read textbooks. Sometimes spaces in the margins are not enough to take notes, or to work out an exercise.

    By having a "Insert New Page Button" in the Favorites Toolbar, I can digitally "Put a page of notes inside a textbook." The current method is clunky and a pain every time I use it.

    What could be done now
    - Insert New Page with the same dimensions as the current page in the book (so the inserted notes does not feel out of place)

    Awesomeness that could…

    6 votes
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  12. Maintain zoom when switching pages

    I know this topic is a replicate to the closed topic https://goo.gl/xQftDd

    But seriously, this feature is the only reason why I would not recommend Drawboard over Xodo. Xodo has this feature. Drawboard does not. If you want to read academic articles on a small screen device such as the Surface Pro, you'd want to avoid Drawboard because it resets the zoom every time you switch the page. At default zoom (fit widths/page/height), I cannot see anything on such small screen even if I squeeze my eyes.

    6 votes
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  13. Zoom Lock

    When I am writing I need the document to remain at a 90% zoom so that it is 1:1 with my printout so I am writing exactly as it would appear in the printout. When I am writing, it keeps happening at intervals that the zoom changes by misreading my palm as a zoom gesture, requiring me to stop everything and manually attempt to restore the zoom to 90% so the size of my writing remains uniform.

    This request is really important to me that in the settings there is a checkbox for "Zoom Lock" and then a field in…

    6 votes
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  14. using cortana or search the web option!

    Would it be possible to implement Cortana search or search SELECTED WORDS with any search engine (google, Bing .. etc ) ?
    This feature is available on Edge browser and it is really great to have a sidebar that give instant results!

    6 votes
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  15. Edit existing text in pdf

    On the pdf file, I would like to edit existing text. For example, add/remove words in a sentence. Change word formatting etc...

    6 votes
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  16. Protractor

    I think it would be useful to be able to move both arms of the protractor. Possibly have a toggle switch between the locked position where the one protractor arm is perpendicular to the page and being able to manipulate both protractor arms.

    6 votes
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    Hello Garrett,

    Thank you for your suggestion!

    We are currently looking at ways to improve our measurement tools and the experience our users have with them. We will be adding this to our backlog for consideration.

    Best Regards

    Mitch
    Drawboard Product Specialist

  17. 6 votes
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  18. Ability to Add/Remove Lines/Grid more easily.

    -Adding Grid/Lines for a Part of one Site or Removing the Grid in a Part of one Site.
    -Removing the Grid entirely for Printing.

    6 votes
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  19. Insert circle with centre and radius

    I would like the ability to add a circle by choosing the centre then stretching the required radius. This would allow a circle to be centred correctly, rather than having to select the top corner of a rectangle and insert an ellipse defined by the four sides of the box that is drawn.

    6 votes
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  20. Side pane for general page notes/comments

    A much needed feature for this is a side page where we can type general notes (with bullets, etc) that stay with each page.

    Saw I want to type notes that just generally relate to a page, not a specific part of a page. Right now there is now way to do that without inserting text right onto the page.

    A killer feature would be some sort of side pane/window where we can type notes that just relate to that page generally. They won't overlay onto the actual page but stay in a sidebar that we can see/edit.

    6 votes
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