> 1) I assumed that for PDFs created with Acrobat 7 Pro,
> commenting is enabled for Adobe Reader by default. Is
> that true?

You have to enable it for the PDF you create, but that step is easy. :-)

> 2) I am assuming Acrobat 7 Pro does something in the
> PostScript code that enables commenting. Am I close?
> I'd appreciate more technical info., if anyone knows.

I doon't know the tech info, but I believe it just passes a "key"
along that unlocks functionality in the Reader.

> 3) When I open a PDF created by Acrobat 6 Pro, Adobe
> Reader won't add comments. But, I can open that same
> PDF in Acrobat 7 Pro and use Comments > Enable for
> Commenting in Adobe Reader .... This seems to
> reprocess the PDF ... is it adding PostScript code or
> something? (I don't see it reprinting.)

Probably a key...

> 4) But, when I open a PDF created by Acrobat 7 Pro, I
> can still use Comments > Enable for Commenting in
> Adobe Reader ... and that seems to reprocess the PDF.
> Why?

Dunno.

> 5) If I create a PDF using Acrobat 7 Pro, can I turn
> off commenting in any way other than Saving as an
> earlier version of PDF or security?

Just don't enable it.

> 6) Am using this with FM 7.1. I can't find a way to
> semi-automatically apply security through the FM
> interface, nor through Joboptions, only through
> printer preferences. Is that the only way?

PS text frames. ;-)


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