Print with comments

You can create a comment summary and print the PDF document together with it. Comments include notes, text boxes, callouts, highlights, cross-outs, underlines and drawing objects. The icons for file and sound attachments are printed, along with the attachment name, but not the attachment contents. A comment summary shows the PDF review history. The current status of a comment can be modified in the Comments panel or from its shortcut menu.

To create a comment summary

  1. Do one of the following:

    • Create Comment Summary
      Click Comments > Comment Processing > Create Comment Summary.
    • Click File > Print and select Print with Comments in the Print dialog box.
    • Open the Comments panel, click the Options tool at the top of the panel, and select Create Comment Summary from the drop-down menu.
  2. In the Comment presentation section of the Summarize Comments dialog box, select a comment summary presentation style :
    • Separate pages with comments linked by lines
      Separate pages with comments linked by lines icon illustration

    • Single-page display of content and comments, linked by lines
      Single-page display of content and comments, linked by lines illustration

    • Comments only
      Comments only illustration

    • Numbered comments on separate pages
      Numbered comments on separate pages illustration

  3. Page Size – Set the size for the comment summary pages.
  4. Font Size – Set the font size for comment summary text - small, medium or large.
  5. Comments Type – Select which comments to print:
    • All comments
    • Only comments now visible
  6. Sort Type – Specify the order for summarized comments:
    • Author – Orders by author.

    • Date – Follows the date of comment create or modification.

    • Page – Follows the order of comments on the page; it is the usual choice when comments are linked.
    • Type – Groups call-outs, text boxes, drawing objects, stamps etc.

    Note When you specify comments numbered on separate pages, any order displays well.

  7. Page Range – Specify the range of pages you want to print with comments.
  8. Link Line – Set the color and opacity of the link lines between the document and comments.
  9. Include pages without comments – Specify whether to print or exclude pages with no comments.
  10. Click OK. A temporary PDF file Summary of Comments on [original file name] is generated to show your document with comments in the defined presentation style. Save it if desired, under the offered name or a different one.
  11. Click Print to specify options in a usual Print dialog box.