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Help! Inadvertently checked "Tag Annotations" in right-click menu


From: Laura Roberts
Date: Jan 24, 2023 4:18PM


In a PDF I was remediating, I inadvertently checked the "tag annotations"
in a tag right click menu. This causes Acrobat to assign annotations to
URL's as they are created.

The PDF in question has some URL's that they do NOT want linked, since the
links become outdated fairly often.

How to fix this?

I tried:
Edit PDF>Link>Add link - BUT there is no link to delete
I tried right clicking on the URL text tag itself to see if any menu
options appeared to remove the link, but there are none
I checked the tags attributes, etc but I don't see anything there
And as you all are probably aware - it's impossible to delete an annotation
in the content panel.

Even though the link appears not to be present in the tag and edit menus -
it the cursor still turns into a hand over it in the PDF and it is

Attached screenshot of right click menu and of a cold link that pops up the
URL when it shouldn't - wasn't able to capture the cursor turning into
hand, you'll have to take my word for it.

I cannot figure this out for the life of me!