Collaborating with Others

Now that everyone can mark up your PDF, what do you do next? You have to disseminate the PDF to multiple reviewers and figure out a way to retrieve their comments and view them in context so you know what corrections to make to the original file. Of course, there’s a chance that everyone will just use the Approved stamp and leave it at that. In your dreams.

Email-based Reviews

It’s easy to email the PDF to recipients, instruct them to add their markups, and then ask them to send the marked-up PDF (or just the comments) back to you. Reviewers can’t see each other’s markups, so there may be some redundancy or conflict between their requests. The originator of the review (that would be you) will probably want to combine ...

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