Editing Text in a PDF File
Benefits of Editing Text in a PDF File
- You are able to make document updates and changes to text mistakes without having a word processed copy of the file.
- Open the file in which you wish to edit text, and navigate to the text you wish to edit.
- Choose Tools > Advanced Editing > TouchUp Text Tool.
- Click on the area of text you wish to edit - a box will outline the text you are able to edit.
- To select text, do one of the following:
- To select all the text in the box, hold down the Ctrl key and press the letter A.
- Drag your mouse to select individual sentences, words, spaces, etc.
- To edit, copy, delete or add text to your selection, do one of the following:
- Enter new text to replace the selected text.
- Press Delete or select Edit > Cut to remove the selected text.
- Select Edit > Copy to copy the selected text.
- Click anywhere outside the box noted in Step 3 to start over.
- To return to navigating in the PDF file, click on the Hand Tool button in the top navigation bar.
Editing Text Properties
In addition, you may also edit text properties (bold/italics, font type, font size, font color, etc.) by doing the following:
- Complete Steps 1-4 detailed above.
- After you have selected the text you wish to edit, right click on the text and choose Properties from the menu that appears:
- On the Text tab of the TouchUp Properties window that appears you may adjust several font variables, including:
- Font (which includes bold, italics, etc.)
- Font Size
- Character Spacing (the space between letters)
- Word spacing (the space between words)
- Fill (text color)
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Last modified: May 24, 2007, 15:33 EDT