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#1 petocities

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Posted 11 May 2008 - 01:23 PM

Hello guys. I usually have to work with PDF files, and I oftenly need to add comments to the files. Until now, I normally printed the file, because I didn't have my computer all the time with me, but now I am moving with it most of the time.
Now, I use Acrobat Reader 8 to read those files, and even though i can see the 'comments' button, it doesn't allow me to make any comments, just see them. I think this is because the level of security of the document, but I am not sure.

My question is, is it possible to make comments regardless the level of security of the document? Or whichever is the reason, how could I leave notes and comments in a PDF doc?
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Posted 11 May 2008 - 02:47 PM

Only if the author of the document gives the option for allowing comments

"When the PDF author has enabled these capabilities in Acrobat 8 Professional or Adobe LiveCycle software, Adobe Reader 8 reviewers will be alerted that the document is enabled for review and markup. A “How To” pane will automatically open with instructions on how to use the commenting and markup tools to add comments to the file. You can always hide the How To pane if you do not need it. You will also notice a commenting toolbar. This toolbar will allow you to mark up and comment on the document as well as return your comments to the sender for efficient consolidation."-Adobe
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Posted 11 May 2008 - 06:41 PM

Foxit Reader 2.3 for Windows An exclusive small and fast PDF Reader!

The following is a list of compelling advantages of Foxit Reader:Incredibly small: The download size of Foxit Reader is only 2.55 M which is a fraction of Acrobat Reader 20 M size.
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Annotation tool: Have you ever wished to annotate (or comment on) a PDF document when you are reading it? Foxit Reader allows you to draw graphics, highlight text, type text and make notes on a PDF document and then print out or save the annotated document.
Text converter: You may convert the whole PDF document into a simple text file.
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Posted 12 May 2008 - 01:08 PM

thanks a lot animal, I saw people recommending this program in other posts, but i was not sure if it could satisfy this specific need.
I'll check it out!

Edited by jgweed, 12 May 2008 - 01:43 PM.
deleted unneeded quotation. jgw

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