Combine comments from multiple files

When you receive feedback from multiple participants, each in a different copy of the original PDF file, you may find it helpful to merge these comments into a single PDF file for easier review.

Merging comments is a two step process:

  1. Export comments from each commented file

  2. Import all comments to collate them into a single PDF file

To export comments from a commented file:

  1. With a commented PDF file open, on the Review tab, in the Comments group, click the arrow next to Migrate, and then select Export Comments. The Export Comments dialog appears.

  2. Specify a unique filename and location for the exported comments, and then click Save

  3. Repeat steps 1 and 2 for every commented file

To import comments from multiple reviewers into a single PDF:

  1. With the original PDF open, on the Review tab, in the Comments group, click the arrow next to Migrate, and then select Import Comments. . The Import Comments dialog appears.

  2. Select a comment file to import, and then click Open

  3. Repeat steps 1 and 2 for every comment file