Shared reviews still look interesting - you be the judge

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Again, we're talking about those things that have surfaced in recent meetings and eSeminars. Shared reviews still get people interested, the idea that everyone can start launching comments on a document at the same time is quite novel. It is also quite enjoyable to watch your document get commented on in real time as a load of colleagues start picking your work to bits. I've even seen virtual arguements start as people see each others comments and react, ahhh living my ife vicariously!

So a quick reminder on how to do a shared review for you.....

So, the PDF that you want to send/share for commenting includes the Comment & Markup toolbar and instructions in the document message bar.

1. Choose Comments > Send For Shared Review.
You can also start a shared review directly from other applications that use PDFMaker, such as Microsoft Word. Choose Adobe PDF > Convert To Adobe PDF And Send For Review. For Office 2007 applications, choose Acrobat > Create And Send For Review.

2. If prompted, specify a PDF.

3. Choose a delivery and collection method: you can use Acrobat.com, your own internal server, or a server profile if you have already created one.Then follow the on-screen instructions.

4. On the email screen, specify the following settings as needed:

Delivery Method
Click to specify a different delivery and collection method than what is currently selected.

To, Cc
Enter the email addresses of your reviewers. Insert a semicolon or a return between each address. Click the To or Cc button to select email addresses from your email application address book.

Subject, Message
Preview and edit the email subject and message as needed. Any changes you make are saved and appear the next time you send a document for review. To use the default email message, click Reset Default Message.

Access Level (Acrobat.com only)
Specifies who can download the file from Acrobat.com. You can limit access to only the recipients of your email, or allow open access to anyone who knows the URL.

Review Deadline
Click to specify a different date or no deadline. After the review deadline expires, reviewers cannot publish comments.
Note: If the review deadline expires while a reviewer has the document open in Acrobat, then the reviewer can publish comments before closing the document.

Allow Page View Sharing And Chat Collaboration In This Document (Acrobat.com only)
When selected, reviewers can use the Collaborate Live feature to open and share the PDF in a live chat session.

5. Click Send.

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