Chapter 11. Using Comment Tools
Some of the best new features in Adobe Reader 7 are the
Enabling PDFs with Adobe Reader Usage Rights
To comment and mark up documents in Adobe Reader, you must use a PDF that was prepared in Adobe Acrobat 7 Professional with usage rights enabled for Reader users, or else you must use a PDF with Reader Extensions added via the Adobe LiveCycle Reader Extensions Server. You can't create such PDF documents in Adobe Reader; you must receive them from a PDF author.
For information on PDFs enabled with the Adobe LiveCycle Reader Extensions Server, see Appendix A, "Creating PDF Files."
helps you to understand how a PDF author enables a document for you to add comments and
Figure 11.1. Adobe Acrobat 7 Professional users select a single menu command to save a PDF that enables you to comment on and mark up documents.
Preparing for a Commenting Session
When you open a file that has been enabled with usage rights for Adobe Reader users, the Commenting and Drawing Markups toolbars load in the Reader application. These tools are not available to you unless you're working on a PDF that has had usage rights applied. By default, the toolbars are hidden from view. You need to
To open the Commenting and Drawing Markups toolbars in Adobe Reader: