Can't edit text in layouts exported to pdf

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09-04-2020 10:19 AM
DevinRoth
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I just upgraded ArcGIS Pro to 2.6.1 from 2.4.

When I print or export a PDF, I am no longer able to edit text in Adobe Acrobat. 

Acrobat will still allow me to make edits in PDFs created with older versions of ArcGIS Pro, so as far as I can tell the issue is coming from AGP 2.6.1. 

Is there a difference between using Print or Export for my layouts?

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BrianE
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I've noticed sometimes when exporting to PDF from Pro 2.6 the map labels will be rasterized while everything else will be vector.

Why? I have no idea.  

But as long as text is raster, you will not be able to edit in Acrobat.

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