PDF Markup Basics for Proofreaders

PDF Markup Basics for Proofreaders

(and other publication pros)

Marking up changes PDF production proofs uses the Comments tools, NOT the Edit tools. Watch the video below to learn to use the tools that proofreaders (and other production pros like editors) need to mark up corrections on a PDF using the free Adobe Acrobat Reader (or Pro). Note this uses the new look (interface) that Adobe has been rolling out in 2023. See below for more options.

Links & Resources Mentioned in the Demo


If you still have the DC interface in Acrobat, see the previous demo. And if you’d really like to return to that interface (layout), see the end of this other video for instructions.

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