My first post started this thread (in March 2019), and it's sad to see that nothing has been fixed since the "upgrade" of the Comments tool more than 7 months ago. In fact, it seems a little worse. Now we're dealing with a page tracking issue where the last page of the document (I use PDFs exclusively) is not numbered correctly by the footer toolbar, and in some cases, in the comment headers. This problem seems to occur when viewing the last page of the PDF . For example, if the PDF has 10 pages, the footer will display "9/10" when viewing the last page (instead of "10/10"). Backing up one page will jump to page 8, and from that point, it seems that all new comments will be off by one page. I'm experiencing this problem in Firefox, Safari, and even in the new Dropbox Preview app. I've noticed that adjusting the size of the window very carefully (so that only one page is visible at a time) will clear up some of the confusion. Still, if there is even a sliver of another page visible, it throws everything off. In the new Dropbox Preview app, there are no page advance buttons in the footer toolbar, but the same problem persists with the slider bar—the last page number will not display correctly in the current comment window. This problem is more of a nightmare than my prior complaints or those that I have seen from others in this thread. As many have noted, it's hard enough to match up comments to pages in the current system, and if the page numbers are off, it's almost impossible.
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Anyone else having a difficult time with the updated Comments tool?
We use Comments A LOT for client reviews and this update is just confusing everyone. Supposed to be more intuitive I guess, but it's just slowing us down. Even the system itself seems to lag and run slower.
Gone is the ability to hover over a marquee area from anohter user to see their comment pop up. Now, I have to CAREFULLY select the edge of the marquee area (while the cursor help message still says "Select an area to comment on") in order for the comment to display at the top of the Comments pane (a real pain!)
Worse is that NEW comments are now automatically shoved to the BOTTOM of the Comments pane (they used to push to the top). What is sorely missing is the ability to sort the comments by date or page number (acending or descending). I used to put a "this proof is closed" message at the top of the comments pane when we were done, but now it shoves to the bottom where no one sees it. Having the ability to pin a comment to the top of the list would also be very helpful.
And lastly, where did the emoji's go! :P
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