[texworks] Typesetting to a postscript file (not to PDF)

William Adams will.adams at frycomm.com
Tue Dec 29 17:38:44 CET 2009

On Dec 29, 2009, at 10:22 AM, David Perry wrote:

> I still can't get this to work.  I open in Acrobat Pro 9.2, choose  
> File / Properties, and change the security settings to No Security;  
> or I set security properties with a password to change them (but not  
> to open the document) and enable everything, specifically including  
> commenting; in either case, when I open the file in Reader and  
> choose File / Properties / Security, commenting (along with document  
> assembly, page extraction, and signing) is not allowed.  This is the  
> exact same thing I got when I first opened the xelatex-generated PDF  
> days ago.  Somehow Acrobat Pro is not actually overwriting the  
> settings that were created when the PDF was made.

Wrong menu command.

Choose instead:

Comments | Enable for Commenting and Analysis in Adobe Reader

then save the file under a new name --- when opened in Adobe Reader  
commenting will then work.


William Adams
senior graphic designer
Fry Communications
Sphinx of black quartz, judge my vow.

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