Enabling Comments on Adobe Reader

  YinHoNg 13:21 03 May 2005

Hiya. I have a few pdf files that i want to annotate. The only problem is that the pdf files do not have commenting enabled.

These are lecture notes from uni - is there any way to enable commenting on them?

  powerless 13:26 03 May 2005

I'm 99.99% certain that you cannnot comment using the Reader.

You'll need the Acrobat for that.

But I wait to be corrected.

  xania 13:47 03 May 2005

Yes - with a reader, you can only read. Thats why its free.

  xania 13:48 03 May 2005

Oh! I've just thought. There are some other cheap/free pdf writers out there, any one of which may do the job.

  Chegs ® 14:35 03 May 2005

click here

Selection of freeware pdf creators(from google)I haven't checked any of the apps offered,usually find they "watermark" files,or its a time limited trial.(I was chuffed to find Adobe Distiller in amongst some old CDR's from a friend)

  YinHoNg 14:36 03 May 2005

like which? I'd be greatful for some links.

  YinHoNg 16:46 03 May 2005

i've decided to purchase acrobat. Thank you.

  Chegs ® 16:57 03 May 2005

Adobe Acrobat 7 £189

For the use you stated you were going to use it,£189 is a fair wedge! I would be more inclined to use one of the free ones from my link.

  YinHoNg 17:36 03 May 2005

lol i just realised that lol. wow, i thought it was gonna be about a tenner!

i'll look through that link and pick one out.

Thanks for the advice.

  TomJerry 17:38 03 May 2005

many pdf files are locked by the author, so there is no way to add comments etc no matter what program you use

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