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macOS Preview: Bug in PDF highlights that displays an additional offset highlight

I update from OSX El Capitan to macOS Sierra yesterday. Now when I open PDFs containing highlights there are 'double highlights', ie. the original highlight and an additional highlight which is offset ...
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How can I correct the fact that text highlight colour different from item selection colour, in OSX and macOS since 2002?

Is there a workaround or solution for the fact that Apple have made text highlight colour, in e.g. TextEdit and Preview (pdf with text) different from the colour used to highlight items in e.g. Finder ...
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AppleScript or Safari add-on to highlight text

I have some variable that I would like to highlight in Safari. I was thinking AppleScript, but I can use something else otherwise. I'm using a Chrome plugging which do the same, any idea how to do ...
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Cannot export pdf highlights from Preview.app using skim in OSX10.8.3

When I 'convert to notes' in skim, only the page numbers of the highlighted text gets displayed. I can click on those page numbers and it will go to the highlighted part of the document but the actual ...
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Can I turn off the Apple Pencil auto-adjust feature for highlighting text?

I noticed on my new iPad that I can use the Pencil to highlight text (say, for copy/pasting), just like one can do with a finger. However, using my finger, while dragging the edge of the highlight ...
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Can I download previous versions of single apps without re-downloading the entire OS?

Is there a way of just downloading specific apps from previous versions of macOS? Specifically, I want to download the El Capitan version of Preview or revert back to it. The colors on Sierra are way ...
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PDF notes in Preview to EPUB?

I have been making PDF notes in Preview and want to transfer them to EPUB version of the book. Is it possible?
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Preview notes/highlights offset and uneditable

Recently, I have had a problem with highlighting and adding notes in preview. When I highlight, the correct words show up highlighted in the document, but the side panel shows a set of words which is ...
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Extension : Multi-highlight on safari

I'm not sure this topic is appropriate for this forum but I'm looking for a Multi-highlight extension or AppleScript for Safari. I using Multi-highlight for Google Chrome at the moment but I would ...