[OS X TeX] Track Changes - Functionality for collaborative work
will.adams at frycomm.com
Tue Feb 21 08:30:26 EST 2006
On Feb 21, 2006, at 8:16 AM, Winfried Zettelmeyer wrote:
> For an immediate solution I see two possibilities:
> 1) To send the source file to the colleagues to add/change/correct
> with a word processor (such as WORD) in different textstyles;
> however, I already imagine the gasping sounds of dispair of them
> seeing all those blue backslashes and the little attention given to
> spaces and line length...
> 2) To send the pdf file and have them comment on it with Adobe
> Acrobat Professional (if they have it), but the problem is that one
> cannot insert text into a line visibly (just in a comment box or
> below in a view comments section), so it is not as attractive as
> WORD's Track Changes feature.
Only one person needs to have Adobe Acrobat Professional. With it,
you can enable a .pdf for commenting using Adobe Reader 6 or 7.
> Is there a better method to solve this problem ?
My suggestion would be to use LyX and to get that installed on
everyone's systems. It's sufficiently Word-like that people are
reasonably comfortable with it.
senior graphic designer
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