On 11/23/05, Sean <seanb_us at yahoo.com> wrote: > Hi, > > Sorry for the OT question, but I thought some of you > might have some excellent answers for me on these > Acrobat-related questions. > > My boss raised a good question. I have a question > about how commenting works. > > 1) I assumed that for PDFs created with Acrobat 7 Pro, > commenting is enabled for Adobe Reader by default. Is > that true? No, you need to turn it on for each file. I believe it's off because it adds some bulk.
> > 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 think comments are implemented using a layer, and more over it's a layer that can be saved out independently. I don't think it has a lot to do with PS, other than work with it in a compatible way. > > 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.) Yes, something. The layer that carries the comments, as well as an internal code that is required to support them. > > 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? The comments have to be linked to locations and both the core file and the additions saved in a binary format. > 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? You're assuming it's on by default. It isn't. > > 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? FM > > Thanks and cheers, > > Sean > _______________________________________________ > > > You are currently subscribed to Framers as art.campbell at gmail.com. > > To unsubscribe send a blank email to > framers-unsubscribe at lists.frameusers.com > or visit > http://lists.frameusers.com/mailman/options/framers/art.campbell%40gmail.com > > Send administrative questions to lisa at frameusers.com. Visit > http://www.frameusers.com/ for more resources and info. > -- Art Campbell art.campbell at gmail.com "... In my opinion, there's nothing in this world beats a '52 Vincent and a redheaded girl." -- Richard Thompson No disclaimers apply. DoD 358