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How to Edit PDF Text in Adobe Acrobat

Need to edit electronic thesis, dissertation, contract, invoice, etc. PDF files? This article concentrates on detailed information for how to edit PDF text in Adobe Acrobat.

Emily Xiao
Posted by Emily Xiao | @Emily Xiao | Category: PDF Editing Tips
Published: May 21,2015 11:44 am / Updated: Aug 03,2015 10:58 am

Does it happen to you that after you generated a report in PDF, you found an error on it and need to edit the text? Or you just wish to make the PDF more perfect by adding text? Generally speaking, PDF file is the final document that should not be edit any more. However, who will blame people who try everything to make things better. In this article, we're going to talk about how to edit PDF text in Adobe Acrobat.

Adobe Content Editing Tool enables you to do a last-minute correction to PDF files. Here are details for editing text with Adobe Acrobat Content Editing Tool.

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  • Insert text. Click the Tool menu and selecting the Content Editing under it. Click on the Add Text button and drag the curser to the place you want to add the text. Then you will see a typing box , you can enter the text that you want to insert or paste the content from other files. So, you know the way to work more easily, huh? Nothing works more efficient than copy and paste. So, you know the way to work more easily, huh? Nothing works more efficient than copy and paste.
  • Correct Text. Select Edit Text & Image tool and select the text you want to correct, one line a time. Type the correct text.
  • Set font, size and color for text. Select the Edit Text &Images button to activate the editing mode, and you would see the modification menu for font, size and color. Any font installed on your computer and embedded in the PDF document is selectable. In the color box choose the right color for your text. If you have not find a proper one in the pop-up menu, click Other Color to bring up the Custom Color dialogue box and select the one you like.

Acrobat works well for editing PDF text, but the snail-crawl speed really a bit bothering. Compared with Acrobat, I'd prefer the little, light-weighted PDF editing tool, Wondershare PDFelement. It is much cheaper and smarter. Whenever you edit PDF text, everything moves on smoothly. Just download the free trial version to see how it works.

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