Chapter 20. Review and Markup


  • Adjusting preferences

  • Understanding the Comment & Markup tools

  • Working with comment tools

  • Working with the Drawing Markup tools

  • Working with the Show menu commands

  • Accessing commands in the Comments menu

  • Exchanging comments through imports and exports

  • Sorting and summarizing comments

  • Comparing document revisions

Adobe Acrobat is the perfect tool for workgroup collaboration. With sophisticated tool sets and a number of menu options, Acrobat provides you the ability to comment and mark up PDF documents and share your annotations with users dynamically on Web sites or through file exchanges on servers or via e-mail. For example, you can mark up documents, send your comments to a group of colleagues, ask for return comments, and track the review history. Where PDF documents may be too large to efficiently exchange files in e-mails, you can export comments to smaller data files or summarize them and create new PDF documents from comment summaries that can be sent to members of your workgroup. You can compare documents for changes, for comment status, and for errors and omissions and as with Acrobat 7 Professional you can add usage rights in Acrobat 8 Professional to documents so Adobe Reader users can participate in reviews.

The review and comment tools and methods in Acrobat are extraordinary in number. Because Acrobat provides these great tools doesn't necessarily mean you'll use all of them in your daily work activities. The best way to decide what ...

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