6. Reading Commented Documents

The previous chapter described how to annotate a PDF file with circles, arrows, and paragraphs of explanatory text. We covered how to mark up the text in your PDF files to indicate insertions, deletions, and replacements.

In this chapter, we discuss what to do when you receive such a marked-up document. Of course, you can always just double-click an annotation and read the text in the resulting pop-up window. However, Acrobat gives you several more-efficient ways of examining a document’s annotations.

Let’s see what they are.

Examining the Comments List

The Comments List is a navigation pane you can view by clicking the appropriate icon to the left of your document page (Figure 6.1). Unlike the other navigation ...

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