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  1. Currently, there is no way to add new entries to the "PDF Outlines". In principle, I would want to avoid using bookmarks to add "structure" to my documents: IMO, bookmarks should be temporary placeholders, whereas the outline is a more permanent structure of headings and subheadings.

    29 votes
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  2. Offer a Spell Check Option

    19 votes
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  3. Add the option to hyperlink from the cut tool options. Basically anything I circle I can assign a link to take me to the associated content.

    57 votes
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  4. Often the pdf documents have ~1" margins and there have been paragraphs that I would either like to add my own commentary, create a small sketch of an idea, or note an idea related to the material. The margins aren't big enough to fit, but adding a whole blank notes page is too large (I use an iPad Pro).

    I request a feature for having a color indicated "sticky note" that fits on either side of the margins and can be placed anywhere alongside it. Tap the little box, and the expanded note comes into view with various options for…

    383 votes
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  5. 17 votes
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  6. Could you add iCloud Drive for automatic backup? Right now you can only do it Box, Dropbox, OneDrive and Google Drive...

    43 votes
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  7. When choosing a preset, it would be useful if presets remembered what thickness you liked for that pen and if you had shape recognition enabled.
    Use case: I'm studying on a PDF book; to underline and take notes I'm using:
    - A yellow marker with shape recognition enabled to draw a perfect line on the text
    - A red thick pen with shape recognition enabled to further underline
    - A black thin pen and a red thin pen without shape recognition to write notes.

    With the current implementation, I have to choose the color, then choose the thickness, then enable…

    14 votes
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  8. It's very frustrating to cancel the auto advance option in Hebrew, and also please let the user options to choose scrolling direction - left to right or right to left.

    30 votes
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  9. 1,818 votes
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  10. GoodNotes provides the best handwriting experience, but the lack of rich text formatting (bold/italics, font sizes, font colors, bullets, numbered lists - you can only do one option per entire text box) makes apps like Notability a better option at the moment (despite the fact that the handwriting really sucks). There's no app that has handwriting at the level that GoodNotes has and also had proper text capabilities

    65 votes
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  11. Add a paper page as new paper type with the date of today into the default paper type. So you are able to create a new note book with empty pages withe the date of today like a dairy book.

    145 votes
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  12. As part of my workflow, I am quite regularly wanting to insert a new page with just parts of what is on on my current page.

    There are two ways I can accomplish this at the moment:


    1. Open the multi-page view, tap edit, select the current page, tap copy, tap done, tap +, tap the + in a circle where I want to insert the page, tap "Paste Copied Pages", tap done, select my newly inserted page, use the lasso tool to select the parts of the pages I do not want to keep, and delete them.


    2. Use the lasso…

    36 votes
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  13. it would be great to have to merge documents together.

    48 votes
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  14. 12 votes
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  15. Please keep the original full screen reading mode option. Having the menu bar at the top while you are only reading the notes is very distractive and buttons might be pushed unintentionally.

    12 votes
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  16. This option to have lasso tool to be able to copy, paste, and move existing text, images, graphs, any visuals that are important would be simply amazing.

    300 votes
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  17. fully customisable quick select options on the zoom box to allow us to have heading-width pen size and colours and different highlighter colours all just a single tap away.
    6 quick select boxes as well as the eraser would be great!

    8 votes
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  18. Create clickable links to telephone numbers, web sites,...
    Sorry for my bad English.
    Un saludo desde Spain.

    31 votes
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  19. We should be able to go to links (hot!) in our browsers. The attachments: in the first one, I've copied the link to the source document. If link us live, I can go to my source document to click on links there (this would be the minimum). In the second attachment us the entire pdf with all its highlighted links....which currently go nowhere. We should be able to click on all of these and go to those links.

    71 votes
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  20. It would be nice to be able to move an image, text box, etc behind or in front of another (to place previously written text on top of a newly imported photo, for example), rather than having to cut and paste to change the order. An opacity tool might accomplish the same thing.

    43 votes
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