Planet PDF Forum Archive

Planet PDF ForumWowsers! This is page is old, head to the LIVE Planet PDF Forum. It features more than 10 conferences, covering everything from beginner to in-depth developer and pre-press discussions. If you wish to continue... one & two archive covers 1999-2011 (160,000 pages).

New Forum | Previous | Next | (P-PDF) Acrobat 6.0

Topic: Practical examples of on-line Commenting?
Conf: (P-PDF) Acrobat 6.0, Msg: 109690
From: jann
Date: 4/15/2004 10:16 PM

We've had a couple of requests from users re collaborative online commenting using e.g. Network folder or database (WebDAV is still uncharted territory for many companies).

The Acro6 complete help has no information on this (and 1/2 a page on WebDAV...) so I wondered if anyone out there has any more info on setting up nwk folder/database collaboration.

I noticed in Reviewing Prefs the following WebDAV info:, and followed it...

This seems to be just an Adobe server for employee and external associate use only, so not much use.

Why not set up a similar server for end-user use, maybe with some kind of space restriction to avoid any unexpected bandwidth costs? I really fail to understand how Adobe can keep promoting technologies (e.g. commenting) and then don't do anything to actually connect it to users for the last stage. It's happened with Forms, Commenting and DRM/Ebooks. It's like they spend 23hrs 59minutes on the technology, and 1minute on the support side...!!

What is the point of doing a slick workover of Commenting in Acrobat 6 - which understandably makes people want to try it out - and then fail to provide a few 3 page How To PDFs to back it up?

Incidentally, I zipped over to the Adobe Studio site to see if there were any tutorials there - a joke, half of them relate to Acrobat 5 only and some of them - e.g. colour managment - look like they've been written by someone in 5 minutes on the john...

PDF In-Depth Free Product Trials Ubiquitous PDF

Debenu Aerialist

The ultimate plug-in for Adobe Acrobat. Advanced splitting, merging, stamping, bookmarking, and link...

Download free demo

Debenu PDF Tools Pro

It's simple to use and will let you preview and edit PDF files, it's a Windows application that makes...

Download free demo

Back to the past, 15 years ago! Open Publish 2002

Looking back to 2002, it's amazing how much of the prediction became a reality. Take a read and see what you think!

September 14, 2017
Platinum Sponsor

Search Planet PDF
more searching options...
Planet PDF Newsletter
Most Popular Articles
Featured Product

Debenu PDF Aerialist

The ultimate plug-in for Adobe Acrobat. Advanced splitting, merging, stamping, bookmarking, and link control. Take Acrobat to the next level.


Adding a PDF Stamp Comment

OK, so you want to stamp your document. Maybe you need to give reviewers some advice about the document's status or sensitivity. This tip from author Ted Padova demonstrates how to add stamps with the Stamp Tool along with related comments.