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  1. 72 votes
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    Hello All,

    This issue is actively being investigated again as it keeps coming up. We believed that it had been resolved but there seems to be contiuing problems.

    For those affected, are you able to do the following for me and send it to support@drawboard.com

    1. Can you send a version of the document that has the password and a version that does not
    2. Can you tell me what version of Windows you are running
    3. Can you tell me what version of the app you are running
    4. Can you please give any insight in to what actions you took before the password protect message came up.

    We are working on this as a high priority so your information would be greatly appreciated.

    We apologise for the issues this is causing, and we are hoping to have a resoluition soon.

    Best Regards

    Mitch
    Drawboard PDF Product Manager

  2. Bookmarks go to wrong page

    Clicking on a bookmark takes me to a page that's one page after the location of the bookmark. This only happens when "Continuous mode" is ON. When continuous mode is off, bookmarks direct to the correct location. It's basically the opposite of this previous bug:

    https://drawboard.uservoice.com/forums/259661-bugs/suggestions/11003460-bookmarks-bookmark-goes-to-wrong-page

    This happens with every PDF file I've tried. See attached for an example.

    50 votes
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  3. Stuck on loading...

    I have seen many posts saying Drawboard is stuck on loading page and advice is to reload app or call support.

    My issue is that it gets stuck on loading page ONLY if I am on the internet/wifi. As soon as I disconnect then the app loads. It just started doing this yesterday. Nothing has changed, no updates to anything including my browser, my Surface Pro 6, Windows 10. One minute it was fine and now this. Its not awful to get around, but it is terribly inconvenient.

    47 votes
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  4. I have to repeat shortcuts several times before they work

    Thanks for a great app overall! One annoyance that I have is that I need to repeat every shortcut several times before they work -- and it's not consistent how many. For example, if I draw something in a document and then click Ctrl+z, I often have to click 3 times for it to work. Sometimes it works right away. Other times I need to click twice. It happens with other shortcuts as well (Ctrl+F for search, Ctrl+S for save are the ones I use the most) and the inconsistency drives me nuts! If I just had to click twice…

    42 votes
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  5. LAUNCH: White or Black screen

    I'm getting a black or white screen on a fresh install on a desktop non Surface PC after clicking "skip walk through". Display is at 125%, changing that has no effect. Resolution is 3840x2160, which I believe is standard for 4K. Does this app support 4K? Have tried uninstalling several times.

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  6. Low Resolution after zooming or moving PDF

    While working on larger Plans (normally A2, or A1), every time I move the plan or zoom out, the PDF displays a lower quality resolution. It takes several seconds (sometimes than 10s) to redraw the PDF in the requested resolution.
    The more "zoomed in" I am, the worse it gets.

    While yes, there are many lines, the PDFs are NOT big at all (300kb to 450kb)

    My Specs:

    -Microsoft Book Surface Pro 2
    -Drawboard 5.2.40.0 Full Version

    At first I thought it was because I was working with somewhat larger files (3-4MB) But with plans being only 300kB and Acrobat…

    31 votes
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  7. 12 votes
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  8. Inordinate battery use

    Drawboard uses a ridiculous amount of battery, particularly when marking up documents. Today, reading and annotating a single PDF over 1 hr 40 min was enough to chew through 54% of my (brand new) Surface Pro's battery. I distinctly remember that this wasn't the case way back when; I've noticed it for a while now but assumed it was my old Surface battery getting old. Since I'm suffering exactly the same on a new one, this obviously in the case!

    I know there are other complaints about this too, which seem to have been brushed off by the devs, but…

    10 votes
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  9. Surface Dial function is reset to default every time you select a new tool.

    I only want my surface dial to scroll through Drawboard. Instead, whenever I select a new tool (switching from Pen to Highlight, etc.), the function of the surface dial is reset to something context dependent (e.g. thickness for Pen, and opacity for Highlight).

    This means I have to long-press the dial, rotate to "scroll", and click the dial again just to return it to my function. As I switch tools often, this makes the surface dial practically useless for me in Drawboard. If I could disable the context-dependent feature of the Dial--which should be a simple fix, as a setting--it…

    9 votes
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  10. occasionally when using the keyboard to go to the next page or the previous page the program jumps ahead more than one page.

    occasionally when using the keyboard to go to the next page or the previous page the program jumps ahead more than one page.

    8 votes
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  11. why not do option to setting saving auto for example in one drive

    I apply to make auto save in own file.Because its difficult to every time press save button.

    8 votes
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  12. Random Straight line

    I am using with Lenovo Active Pen 2. no matter what tool I am using, every now and then the program seems to freeze an then a straight line from a random area of the screen appears to where i am trying to write or draw. Any ideas what could be causing this?

    7 votes
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  13. Printing issue

    I am running Drawboard 5.4.0 in Windows 10 on a Surface Book. For some reason, it will no longer print any documents whether or not I flatten them. I have rebooted the computer, restarted the software etc. Other programs are printing fine. When I try to print from Drawboard the document is not making it as far as the print queue.

    6 votes
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  14. Can't open PDF file

    When I select a PDF file from Explorer, it can't be opened, there is no action from the app, is like I don't 'click' over the pdf file (and I'm clicking...)

    Also, I can't create a new PDF file too, has the same behavior, noting happens.

    I have the last version.

    6 votes
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  15. The order of the bookmarks changes

    Every time I create new bookmarks, the order I haven arranged them in changes. For example, it usually happens that the one supposed to be at the bottom moves to the top. Tired of this...

    5 votes
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  16. TOOL SETTINGS: Remember last used tool for Microsoft Dial.

    Drawboard resets Microsoft Dial tool to "Thickness" every time i open application or another document (or ctr+tab). It is not ok.

    Fix please.

    5 votes
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  17. Lagging pen

    Hi!
    I am using a Lenovo IdeaPad Miix 630 with Windows 10 Pro.
    I´ve got the problem, that the pdf annotation with the pen is slightly lagging. Don´t get me wrong, it´s way better (faster) than many other solutions like PDF annotator, foxit reader and so on, however, it´s a bit too laggy when it comes to fast writing. The performance i similar to pdf annotations with Edge.
    At the moment I am using "Inky - PDF reader & ink annotation", which gives a lag-free, great pen input. Unfortuantely I am missing all the options of drawboard, that´s why I…

    4 votes
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  18. Blurry text

    The text appears very blurry/fuzzy, compared to all other pdf viewers. The antialiasing seems to be way too agressive. I think this antialiasing still looks well on high dpi screens like the Surface Pro, but at ~160 dpi now the app is barely usable. At least it would be necessary to have an option to control antialiasing. Im using Version 5.8.130.0.

    4 votes
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  19. Long pressing left/right or page up/down key behavior

    Long pressing those keys described in the title does not provide big jump between pages (only move on page forward/backward) when the transition animations are disabled.

    4 votes
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  20. drawboard doesn't remember the last document I opened

    When starting Drawboard PDF (by starting the app itself not by double-clicking on a pdf) it always shows the first pdf in the list of pdf-documents, not the one I had opened the most recent.
    This used to work, but doesn't anymore.

    I am working on a Surface Pro 4 on Windows 10 (all updates installed)

    (I have 63 documents open in drawboard pdf)

    3 votes
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