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How to Redact PDF Files

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PDF is one of the mostly used yet secure formats to send secure documents, memos, and presentations. Redacting a PDF means permanently blacking out or deleting the text, image or portion in the PDF. For example, if your PDF file has important information such as the email address, bank account number, address or any other personal information, you can simply remove that information, so no one will be able to retrieve it. Below is the instruction on how to redact PDF files.

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Wondershare 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.

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.

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