Flatten Comments

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Flatten Comments


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Click Flatten Comments to flatten comments and annotations to the base content layer of documents:



Figure 1. Comment Tab, Flatten Comments


The Flatten Annotations dialog box will open:



Figure 1. Flatten Annotations Dialog Box


Use the Page Range options to determine the page range in which comments are flattened:

Select All to flatten comments/annotations on all pages.

Select Current Page to flatten comments/annotations on only the current page.

Use the Pages box to specify a custom page range in which to flatten comments/annotations. Further information on the specification of page ranges is available here.

Use the Subset option to specify a subset of custom page ranges. Select All Pages, Odd Pages Only or Even Pages Only as desired.

Use the Non-Printable and Form Fields options to determine the outcome of the flattening process for non-printable annotations and form fields. (The Properties options for comments/annotations can be used to determine whether or not they are printable):

Select Flatten to flatten content

Select Left as Is to retain the existing state of content.

Select Remove to remove the content from the document.


Click OK to flatten content.