How to Edit Text in PDF – A Step-by-Step Guide with Screenshots

If you want to know a step by step process of How to Edit Text in PDF then this is the post you need. Here, I tell you how to make changes in the text in a PDF in a systematic manner with screenshots wherever required.

Before I tell you How to Edit Text in PDF, I would like to tell you a few things required to edit text in PDF:

  • Acrobat Pro – any version will work; however, latest is recommended
  • PDF should not have fancy fonts that Acrobat Pro cannot recognize; If PDF has fonts that Acrobat Pro cannot recognize then you will not be able to make changes in the text

Let us see how to edit text in PDF

Given below are the steps that will help you to make changes in the text in PDF file:

Step 1: Open a PDF file with Acrobat Pro.

Step 2: Click Tools in the Tool Bar. You will see a Tool bar on the Right Side of the PDF, as shown below:

How to Edit Text in PDF

Step 3: In the Tool Bar, select Contents. You will see Contents panel with options that will help you to edit text in PDF, as shown below:

Edit Text in PDF

Step 4: Click Edit Document Text in the Contents Panel. Now, you are ready to edit text in PDF.

Step 5: Click anywhere in the PDF or select text that you want to delete or modify. When you click in PDF or select text, a text box will appear showing that you can edit text in PDF, as shown below:

Edit Text in PDF File

Step 6: Make changes in the text as required.

Step 7: Once you are done with making changes in the text, save the PDF file by pressing CTRL + S or through the File > Save or File > Save As menu.

This is how to edit text in PDF. I hope this post will be helpful for you.

Anne Pinkszzz

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