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What Do I Do If PDFelement Fails to Edit PDF?

1. If your PDF file is the normal file, you can click the "Edit" > "Edit Text" button to edit the text directly.

2. If this fails to work, please check whether your PDF file is the scanned file or the image-based file. Actually, when you load your PDF file in the product, if you get the yellow highlighted notice to inform you it is a scanned file, then you need to perform OCR before editing it.
So please click the "Perform OCR" button in the notice, click the "Change Language" button to choose the correct language of your PDF content to perform it. Please refer to the the link of https://pdf.wondershare.com/pdfelement/user-guide.html#perform_ocr to know how to perform it. After performing OCR, please click the "Edit" > "Edit Text" button to edit the text again.

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