- An HTTP service (e.g. Web Service) for reading and writing the comments to a data store on the server. ARTS PDF Solutions have developed
the service (a Web Service developed in .NET) we are going to be using in this example, and is located here. This service reads/writes data to and from text files
on the server’s filesystem.
- Adobe Acrobat 6 (not the free Reader)
Acrobat to read, write and enumerate through comments.
- Connection to the Internet to allow connection to the Web Service.
This can most definitely be used as a building block for the client-side of your SOAP comment workflow, and then make changes to the
test out a SOAP based workflow and see it in action. Follow these instructions to get up and running.
- Open Acrobat, and go to ‘Edit > Preferences > General’, and then select the ‘Reviewing’ panel. Select the ‘SDK SOAP Sample’ from the
Server Type drop-down and enter the following address into the Server Address textbox –
‘http://www.planetpdf.com/soapCollab/comments.asmx?WSDL’ (sans quotation marks).
- Close Acrobat.
- Open the sample PDF in a web browser that supports the
When the PDF is first loaded, Acrobat will connect to the Web Service and download all the comments stored on the server. Use the
‘Send/Receive’ button on the Acrobat commenting toolbar to upload any new/updated comments to the server and download comments from the