Hand Tool doesn't select text

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Hand Tool doesn't select text

Post by Zumwalt » Tue Feb 14, 2017 9:15 pm

I'm using PDF Xchange Editor 6.0, 317.0.
In a prior version, while having the hand tool selected, I could select comments and edit or move them.
Now all the hand tool seems to do is pan the document.

Is this normal, or is there some setting that will return the ability to select comments with the hand tool?

thanks

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Re: Hand Tool doesn't select text

Post by Willy Van Nuffel » Tue Feb 14, 2017 9:37 pm

Make sure that the Properties toolbar is active (via right click on whatever toolbar and checking Properties).

Now, in the Properties toolbar, you will normally see the (crown) icon for "Exclusive mode" that is ON. Turn this OFF.

This should resolve your problem.

N.B.: If you like to have the "Hand" tool as the default tool (instead of the Select Text tool OR vice-versa), then you can change this option via Edit > Preferences > Tools.

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Re: Hand Tool doesn't select text

Post by Will - Tracker Supp » Wed Feb 15, 2017 1:54 pm

Thanks Willy, I suspect that will do the trick :)
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Re: Hand Tool doesn't select text

Post by Zumwalt » Tue Feb 21, 2017 2:06 pm

thank you, thank you, thank you
I spent some time trying to fix, and it was driving me crazy.

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Re: Hand Tool doesn't select text

Post by Tracker Supp-Stefan » Tue Feb 21, 2017 3:25 pm

Glad to hear all is sorted out now Zumwalt!

Cheers,
Stefan

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