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How to Add PDF Attachment

2021-06-26 15:32:11 • Filed to: How-To • Proven solutions

As the number of references to external PDF files increases, adding PDF attachments has become a trend when rendering your PDF files. Therefore, it becomes very important to attach another document to the PDF document. When the reader reaches that part of the document, he/she will automatically see the attachment, then click and continue reading. No more outside references and no more confusion. Now, PDFelement is a PDF editor, and it has support to attach PDF files and many more features.

Steps to Attach PDF Files

Step 1: Open PDF File

After installing PDFelement, a shortcut will be created on the desktop and by double-clicking on it, you will be able to access PDFelement. After launching PDFelement, click on "Open files" and navigate to the file you want to add attachments to.

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Step 2: Attach PDF File

After the file is open click on the "Comment" tab, click on the "Add attachment" button on the toolbar. Click on the place where you want to add this attachment and select the document in the pop-up window, click "Open" to put the attachment to your PDF. You can attach an image to PDF or attach a PDF to PDF.

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Step 3. Customize Attachment and Save

You can set the PDF attachment properties by right-clicking the attachment, including the info and appearance of the attachment to suit your needs and save. Click the "Use as default" button, then the same properties will be applied when you do the PDF attachment next time.

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Step 4. How to Open Attachments in PDF

There are two ways to open attachments found in a PDF file. One way is by right-clicking the attachment label on the PDF page then clicking the "Open attachment file" button to open that particular attachment. The second way is by clicking the attachment button on the left toolbar the double-clicking the attachment of interest to open it.

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PDFelement allows you to attach not only PDF files, by any time of documents inside your PDF file and no more "Refer to the PDF file named ..." You just attach as many documents as you may need, and they become bundled into one file which can be opened, edited and shared just like any other PDF file. Besides that, you can also add comments to the attachment describing what the attachment is about and give further instructions, just like in Microsoft Word. Comments can also be used to review the PDF documents and provide some response. If you want to embed a video in PDF, you can refer to this article.

Other features of PDFelement include XFA based form filling, editing on Graphics based object, editing of both scanned and non-scanned PDF files to change text, add watermarks, etc., extraction of data from forms, convert PDF files to other documents, signing of PDF documents, the batch process of PDF files i.e. working with multiple PDF files like it was one PDF file hence abolishing some of the redundant processes on PDF and much more.

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