Export Comments

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Export Comments


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The Export Comments action exports comments from input documents. It contains the following customizable parameters:



Figure 1. Export Comments Action Options


Use the Save to dropdown menu to determine where output files are saved:

Click My Computer to save files to the local computer.

Hover over Add Place to add a new place at which to save files, then click Box.com, Dropbox, Google Drive, OneDrive or Sharepoint to add accounts from these locations. PDF-Tools will prompt for the login information for the selected account. When this information has been entered, the account will be detailed in the list and can be used to save files as desired.

Use the Data file(s) destination dropdown menu to determine the folder of output documents:

Select To folder of input PDF(s) to place output documents in the same folder as the source documents.

Select to custom folder to place output documents in a custom folder, then click the text box or the ellipsis icon to select a folder.

Select an option in the Data format dropdown menu to determine the format of the output document.

Select an option in the When file already exists dropdown menu to determine the action taken when the filenames of output documents are already in use:

Overwrite with a new file overwrites the existing file with the new file.

Keep existing file unchanged retains the existing file and does not save the new file.

Select the Show setup dialog while running box to launch the Export Comments dialog box and customize settings each time this action is used. Clear this box to disable the Export Comments dialog box from opening each time the action is used, which is useful when the same settings are used consistently.


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