Creating a PDF with comments enabled

I want to be able to create a PDF file with comments enabled that will work with Acrobat reader v6.0.

What do I need to purchase from Adobe to get such facilty?
Are there any alternative products which will do this?

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Karl Heinz KremerConnect With a Mentor Commented:
Comments are not forbidden, they are just not supported in the free Reader. This is how Adobe makes money...

There are a few sample PDFs on the Reader Extensions page that I linked to.

Because of the way these documents are created, it's impossible to create them with any other tool than Adobe's tool: The documents need to be encrypted in a certain way, and no 3rd party PDF producer can do that.
Karl Heinz KremerCommented:
What do you mean by "with comments enabled"? Do you want your users to enter comments, or do you want them to read the comments created by the document author?

Karl Heinz KremerCommented:
In the latter case, all you need is Adobe Acrobat Professional. If you want your users to add comments (or annotations), you need a much more expensive product:
This will allow you to create "reader enabled" documents that expose otherwise hidden features in Adobe Reader.
sgb062497Author Commented:
I mean I want readers using Acrobat reader v6 to be able to annotate a pdf.

You have (I think) answered part 1 of this question: I need an Adobe extension to an adobe product which sounds incredibly expensive.

There are dozens of Printer simulator pdf writers out there. Are there any of these that can make a PDF with comments enabled?

Is there anywhere on the web with an example PDF document which has comments enabled that could be downloaded to try it out?

Comments seems such a good idea, yet it seems perverse they way it is 99% forbidden!

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