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How to Edit PDF Text on Mac (El Capitan and Sierra Included)

Portable Document Format is one of the document formats that are used by most academics and business if not most of the offices. With PDF document format you may want to add content to it or delete some texts. It is clear that not all document applications on your Mac will allow you to modify text on your PDF. So how to edit PDF text on Mac? Here's a solution.

Part 1Best PDF Text Editor for Mac (El Capitan and Sierra Compatible)

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Editing of PDFs goes just beyond adding or deleting texts. You can also highlight, annotate, strikethrough and underline the texts for easy retrieval. A distinct software that will offer you this feature is Wondershare PDFelement for Mac.

  • It allows you to modify texts, change pictures in PDF, annotate, highlight, add text box, add sticky notes and even add links to the PDF document.
  • Converts your PDF to other editable formats namely; MS Word, Excel, PPT, EPUB, Pages, RTF, HTML, images, text and more.
  • Edits or converts scanned PDF files owing it to its modern OCR technology.
  • Creates PDF files from screen capture, window capture, HTML, existing PDF document, images and blank documents.
  • Protects PDFs from being viewed, copied, edited and printed with passwords and redaction.
  • Compatible with Mac OS X 10.7, 10.8, 10.9, 10.10 (Yosemite), 10.11 (El Capitan) and 10.12 (Sierra).

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Part 2How to Edit Text in PDF on Mac (El Capitan and Sierra Included)

Step 1. Open PDF File on the Program

Once you have downloaded and installed PDFelement on your Mac. Launch it to add files to the program. Just click on the "Edit PDF" button, which is boldly indicated under the blue area. The very PDF file will then be opened on the program.

Alternatively you can add files to the program by clicking on "Open File" button at the bottom right. The program will then direct you to you the finder where you will have to search and open the PDF file you want to edit.

Step 2. Start Editing Text in PDF

At the tool menu bar, click on the "Edit" button, then proceed to the page and paragraph you want to modify texts. Double click on the field and the text field will be selected. Click inside it and begin typing content on it.

PDFelement will automatically match the font formatting, enabling you to type in the some font with what on your PDF. You will also see a formatting bar on the top, with which you are also able to adjust font and size according to your needs.

Step 3. Save PDF after Editing

To apply the changes made permanently, you need to save your work. Go to "File" and click on the "Save" option. You have now edited text on your PDF file.

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Published: Jul 15,2015 14:21 pm / Updated: Nov 25,2016 14:35 pm

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