For more about using Layers in Acrobat for your PDFs.
Click the Layers icon in the navigation panel.
(If the Layers icon is not visible, choose View > Show/Hide> Navigation Panes > Layers.)
Expand the Layers area, select a layer, and then select Layer Properties from the Options menu . In the Layer Properties dialog box, choose one of the following from the Print pop-up menu:
Always Prints: Forces the layer to print.
Never Prints: Forces the layer not to print.
Prints When Visible: Matches printed output to onscreen visibility.
Note: In Reader, you can open the Layer Properties dialog box, but you cannot change the settings.