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How to Add Text to PDF Easily and Quickly

2021-09-09 11:04:35 • Filed to: How-To • Proven solutions

After creating a PDF file, you may notice that some important points missing from the document need to be added. This may be difficult if you don't have the appropriate software to edit and insert text into an existing PDF file. Or you want to add some texts in PDF to implement the content. This article explains how to add text to PDF with PDFelement, an all-in-one PDF solution. After opening PDFelement, click the Open Files button to open a PDF document, click the Edit button, you can start to type, either edit text or add new text as you need.

How to Add Text to PDF

Step 1. Import PDF into the Program

Before doing anything else, you need to download PDFelement on your computer and install it. Once installed, you can launch the program. With its easy-to-use interface, you can simply drag your document into the program or click on the "Open files" button. This will be directed to the computer folder, you can search and select the PDF file to edit. After choosing it, click on the "Open" button.

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Step 2. Insert Text into PDF

Once you have opened the PDF file, click on the "Edit" tab. From there, move the cursor to the field in which you want to insert text. Click on that field, and it will be selected. Once you double-click, you will now be able to insert text in PDF documents.

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Step 3. Insert Text Box in PDF

If you want to add a new text box to a PDF, you need to click the "Add Text" button. Then click anywhere on your document to insert the text box and type in the content. Once you are done, you can save the changes.

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Step 4.  Edit Your PDF (Optional)

After adding text in PDF, you can also change the font, font size, text color, word space and line space, and align the texts. Additionally, it also allows you to add superscripts and subscripts in your PDF document.
What's more, PDFelement also supports adding, delete, rotating, clipping, and replacing images in PDF by clicking on the "Edit" button.

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Besides editing PDF files, PDFelemen makes you annotate PDF documents with ease as well. You can highlight, draw markups, add notes by clicking the "Comment" tab to select any of the tools for annotation. Then, click "Ctrl" + "S" to save your document to apply the changes.

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PDFelement has a cutting-edge OCR technology that digitizes your scanned files and makes them editable. It converts your PDF files faster and retains the quality and layout of your original document. A wide range of input and output formats are supported.

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