Quick Tip:
Making Comments on PDF Files, Part 1

Adobe Acrobat now lets you add comments directly to PDF files.

First, you'll need to make sure you've enabled “usage rights” in your Acrobat software. (Search for “usage rights” in the Acrobat Help menu.) You can then add notes, highlighting, and other comments directly to PDF files. This makes the review process much less confusing, and saves time for everyone involved.

If you have been sent a PDF for review, find out if it's enabled for comments by clicking on the left side of the status bar at the bottom the Adobe window. If the Document Status dialog box doesn't include Review & Comment, Fill In Form, or Sign, you will not be able to make comments directly on the document.

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Published: September 8, 2005

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