Tenbob Posted October 3, 2018 Report Share Posted October 3, 2018 I am trying to edit a complex graphical document to reduce the file size. I want to delete multiple images but it seems impossible with the available tools in Nitro Pro. These are the problems I found. (1) Editing doesn't work with layers. The original document has multiple layers. It would be easy if I could delete a layer completely. Or turn off visibility in some layers and edit the others. But Nitro Pro throws up a dialog that says editing doesn't work on a document with layers. You have to flatten the document to a single layer before you can edit anything. (2) Marquee selects objects outside the marquee. I want to delete literally thousands of objects. You can select multiple objects with Shift+click. But this is impractical for the number of objects required. I just want to draw a marquee around them to select them all. But the marquee tool is impossible to use accurately. It seems to select any object that TOUCHES the marquee. I just want to select objects that are COMPLETELY INSIDE the marquee. (3) Marquee selection doesn't work when one object is on top of another. I want to select several objects that are on top of other objects. I can't draw a marquee around them because dragging the cursor just moves the lower object instead creating a new marquee. You can only create a marquee if you start in a blank area where there is no other object. I can't find a way to turn off this behaviour. The combination of problems (2) and (3) makes it completely impossible to delete the required objects, even if I make repeated attempts using all the tools available. Can anyone help with this, or is Nitro Pro not up to the job? I'm using version 188.8.131.52. Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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