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Redaction is the process of removing or hiding certain portions of information in a piece of document. Redacting sensitive content on your PDF file is important since you will protect your PDF from unauthorized person. To redact PDF file you will have to search parts to redact or lines that you want to redact. But how to batch redaction PDFs? In this article, we focus on how to redact scanned PDF files to save your time and effort with PDFelement.

PDFelement is your all-in-one PDF solution that will let you open, edit, annotate, create, redact and convert PDF and much more. You can add, edit or remove the already present text, images and pages according to your needs. Moreover, it brings a built in OCR to convert any scanned PDF document into editable text.

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The redaction feature in PDFelement lets you either select text or image to redact or can use the Search option to redact the same text on different pages at a time. You can even use the Properties tools to change the color of redaction box, overlay custom text and add redaction codes to tell a brief description of what is hiding under that black out.

How to Batch Redact a PDF

Step 1. Import PDF

Launch PDFelement. Click the "Open File" button to import the PDF that you want to redact.

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Step 2. Mark iTems for Redaction

Go to the "Protect" tab and click "Mark for Redaction". Select the text you want to redact.

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Step 3. Apply Redaction

If necessary, change redaction appearance. Finally click "Apply Redactions" to save the change.

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Published: Nov 03,2017 11:40 am / Updated: Jan 25,2018 15:31 pm

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