Adding text to a PDF document

The PDF Editor allows you to add a block of text to any type of PDF without converting it to an editable format.

  1. On the PDF Tools toolbar, click .
    A toolbar with text editing tools will appear beneath the PDF Tools toolbar.
  2. Click where you want to add text. You can drag the mouse pointer without releasing the mouse button to change the size of the text block.
  3. Type your text. You can choose a font type, font size, and font color.
  4. Change the size of the text block if necessary.
  5. To draw a border around the text block, select the color and thickness of the border.
  6. You can also change the background color of the text block or use the Detect background color option to use the background color of the page.
    By default, transparent background is used.

You can use the PDF Editor to fill out forms that do not have interactive fields. To do this, simply type text over the form using the Export tool.

When you add a text block, a new comment containing text from the block will appear in the Comments pane. You can change the status of the comment in the same way you can change the status of an annotation. See also: Collaborating on PDF documents.

11/2/2018 4:19:18 PM


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