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How to Read PDF on Mac

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2022-07-14 21:27:47 • Filed to: PDFelement for Mac How-Tos Articles • Proven solutions

Having trouble reading PDF files on your Mac? A PDF reader application installed on your computer can be extremely helpful. PDFelement is one of the best PDF readers for Mac that is currently available. In this article, we'll outline how to read your PDF document on Mac (including macOS 11 Big Sur).

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How to Read PDF on Mac

Now that you know a thing or two about PDFelement, it's time to learn how to use it. This is an easy-to-use software that has a simple interface for easy navigation. If you are running macOS X then follow these steps:

Step 1: Open PDF on Mac

Click on the "Open File…" button at the bottom of your window and browse for the PDF you would like to open.

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Step 2: Read PDF on Mac

Select the view you prefer by clicking on "View" in the menu bar and selecting "Page Display". Here you will have four-page viewing options to choose from: "Single Page View", "Enable Scrolling", "Two Page View" and "Two Page Scrolling".

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You can use the "Up" and "Down" keys on your computer to scroll within the document or you can search certain pages using page numbers.

Step 3: Make Annotation while Reading

Under the "Markup" menu, you will see many icon options. If you don't know what each icon means, you can move your mouse over the icon and the function will show as words. You can add text, notes, stamps, links, and callouts to your PDF by clicking the corresponding icon. Editing PDF documents has never been this simple!

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PDFelement is a professional PDF Reader, which is designed for improving the user experience when dealing with PDF files. The reading feature in PDFelement offers users 4 reading modes and users can change the reading modes freely. With multiple options under the reading tab, users can not only zoom in and out or skip to a specific location, but also make markups to their PDF.

  1. Edit PDF text, images, pages, formatting, notes, links, fonts, and more.
  2. Sign PDFs with customized and unique hand-written signatures.
  3. Print double-sided PDF files and also PDFs with comments.
  4. It is compatible with macOS X 10.12, 10.13, 10.14,10.15 Catalina, and 11 Big Sur.

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