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Comments (Commenting)

These preferences set the font name and size for user comments. Many other related preferences reside in Annots, Originals, and elsewhere.


This preference category contains the following subfeature(s):

Printing Comments

Controls whether comments are printed.

Summary table
bPrintAnnots Specifies whether to print notes, popups, and other annotations.
Supported on WindowsSupported on MacSupported by AcrobatSupported by Adobe Reader
Data type boolean: DWORD value > REG_DWORD
Default 1
Version # 9.0 and later
Path Originals
Summary Specifies whether to print notes, popups, and other annotations.
Details Setting a similar preference from the Print panel sets a corresponding setting in HKU. Possible values include:
  • 0: Don't print annotations.
  • 1: Do print annotations.
GUI mapping Preferences > Commenting > Print notes and popups

Comment Font Styles

Summary table
dNoteFontSize Sets the font size.
tNoteFontName Sets the comment font name for the viewer.
Supported on WindowsSupported on MacSupported by AcrobatSupported by Adobe Reader
Data type text: String value > REG_SZ
Default Tahoma
Version # 8.0 and later
Path Comments
Summary Sets the comment font name for the viewer.
Details The UI displays all the available fonts on the user system. The font is not embedded in the PDF; this preference merely controls the viewer's preference rather than the author's preference. Possible values include:
  • Tahoma: May vary with available system fonts.
  • N/A: User specified.
GUI mapping Preferences > Commenting > Viewing Comments > Font
Supported on WindowsSupported on MacSupported by AcrobatSupported by Adobe Reader
Data type digit: DWORD value > REG_DWORD
Default 10
Version # 8.0 and later
Path Comments
Summary Sets the font size.
Details The font is not embedded in the PDF; this preference merely controls the viewer's preference rather than the author's preference. Possible values include:
  • 10: Font size.
  • N/A: User specified.
GUI mapping Preferences > Commenting > Viewing Comments > Font Size