Comments and other PDF mark-up

Working with an annotated PDF

The PDF has been returned by the proofreader and the file is covered in comments and pop-up boxes. What is the next step?

Some of the comments are queries that need to be addressed before amending the originating document. Others are corrections that need to be implemented. Some of the […]

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Adobe Reader XI

The latest version of Adobe Reader, Adobe Reader XI, allows users to use the full range of commenting mark-up tools available in Adobe Acrobat Pro (and to enabled PDFs in Adobe Reader X) without the originator of the PDF needing to enable the PDF file beforehand.

This means that if you wish to use drawings […]

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Marking up with Annotations

If the Drawing Markups, as described in another post (Drawing mark-ups in Adobe Reader), allow the proofreader or copy-editor to mark-up the digital document as they would a paper document , the Annotations allow the proofreader to add the electronic equivalents of highlighter, stamps, and sticky notes to the PDF (Figures 1 & 2).

Inserting […]

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Marking up with Drawing Markups

The Drawing Markups tools allow the proofreader or copy-editor to mark-up the digital document as they would a paper document (Figure 1). Regard the Digital Markups as the electronic equivalents of your red and blue pens and pencils.

Inserting or substituting text or deleting individual letters or words Select the pencil (or line tool) and […]

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Working with Adobe Reader – Tools

Tools available in Acrobat Reader X

Once the PDF document has been opened in Adobe Reader, check if the PDF has been enabled for commenting (see Is my PDF enabled?). If the PDF has been enabled for commenting you will find various mark-up tools are available. The Annotations and Drawing Markups menus/toolbars should be visible, […]

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