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PDFs I created with Acrobat Standard could be opened and commented on in
Reader, but did not connect to the shared review server even though they
were review PDFs. If they were opened in Acrobat, the server connection and
PDFs created with Acrobat Pro connected to the server in both Acrobat and
And our tools person found a message on the Adobe forums from a member of
Adobe staff saying that shared reviews created with Standard could only be
used AS shared reviews by others with Acrobat.
Seriously, you'd think that would be an EASY piece of info to find, but it
took us a bit over 2 hours of flailing and searching.
On Mon, Oct 24, 2016 at 11:16 AM, Jody Zolli <jody -dot- zolli -at- gmail -dot- com> wrote:
> That hasn't been my experience. I believe only Acrobat Reader is needed in
> order to comment on shared review PDFs.
> But the problem people sometimes encounter is that they can only add
> comments once they open the PDF file in the Reader application itself
> (which, for me, means saving the PDF file locally and opening it in
> As far as I know you cannot comment on a PDF file that you have opened in
> your web browser, only one you are viewing with the Acrobat Reader software.
> On Mon, Oct 24, 2016 at 10:47 AM, Lin Sims <ljsims -dot- ml -at- gmail -dot- com> wrote:
>> Was everyone but me aware that if you create a shared review pdf using the
>> Standard version of Acrobat that the reviewers must ALSO have the full
>> Acrobat? I seem to have missed that little tidbit, and my users have been
>> very frustrated when trying to use a shared review when all they have is
>> Lin Sims
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