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It's often necessary to delete text from PDF files. For example if you've saved a résumé in PDF format, you will no longer be able to make changes within Microsoft Word or the PDF reader on your computer. Luckily, PDFelement lets youdelete text from a PDF file easily.

The Steps for Deleting Text in a PDF

Easily install the latest version of PDFelement. All it takes is one click and it will be automatically installed on your computer.

Step 1. Open PDF File

Open your PDF file. On the Home window, click on the "Open File" button at the bottom and select the PDF file that you want to edit. If you have recently used a PDF file, you can select it from the recent files list.

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Step 2. Delete Text in PDF

Click on the "Edit" tab to enable the text editing feature. Then click on the text block you want to delete. You can either use the "Backspace" key or press the "Delete" button from your keyboard.

If you mistakenly remove text from PDF files, you can instantly get it back using the UNDO command (Ctrl + Z) from your keyboard.

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Step 3. Save PDF after Editing

After making your changes, the next step is to save the PDF file on your computer. Click on the "File" tab in the top menu and hit the "Save" button to save the PDF file.

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Why to Choose PDFelement to Delete Text in PDF

PDFelement is more than a simple PDF editor. It's also a PDF creator and converter. This program lets you easily add new text to your PDF file, delete existing text, or replace text. You can also adjust the size, font, and alignment of the new text in your document. Plus, you can extract all the images from your PDF file at once, as well as rotate or adjust the size of the images in the PDF file. Learn more detailed steps about how to use PDFelement.

The powerful form creating feature will let you easily create new forms using text boxes, bullets, drop down menus, and radio buttons. However, you can also sign important and confidential documents, and protect them using a password on your PDF file. The OCR feature will let you scan images in the PDF file for text, and will automatically convert the PDF file into an editable document.

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Updated on Jul 25,2019 16:56 pm

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