How to edit text in PDF files

By Adobe Systems – March 10, 2011


One of the most often asked questions in the Acrobat forums and on Acrobat Answers is "how do I edit text in PDF files?" Here are some suggestions for where to go to find the answers on how to edit PDF files (sometimes called PDF editor).

Acrobat XI: How to edit text in PDF files

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Lori Kassuba

1 month ago

Hi NM,

Do you have Acrobat XI? If so, this version has the ability to wrap paragraphs of text but not across pages. Here is a tutorial that explains how to do this:



1 month ago

Is it possible to word wrap a sentence in a PDF ?If so how should I do that.
Currently I have a scenario where a sentence is getting merged to the pdf.How can I word wrap it to make it to the next line?

Lori Kassuba

12, 2013-09-03 03, 2013

Hi Dmop,

There is currently no PDF creation tool on Android but a subscription-based service should be available shortly. For more information check out:


Lori Kassuba

12, 2013-09-03 03, 2013

Hi Madan & Sons,

Check out this tutorial about how to edit a scanned PDF at:



9, 2013-08-28 28, 2013

I just want to know if it’s possible to make that pdf into an android application?

Madan & Sons

6, 2013-08-28 28, 2013

I would like know how to edit text and scanned PDF file or letters etc.

Patty Friesen

3, 2013-04-11 11, 2013

Hi Gauri,

You don’t specify your original document, but if you want to create a PDF file from a Word, an Excel or a PowerPoint file, see this video:

To create a PDF file from a web page, see this video:

Hope this helps,


gauri patil

5, 2013-04-10 10, 2013

how can i create PDF file or Folder i want to know about PDF. pls help me.

Patty Friesen

9, 2013-04-03 03, 2013

Hi Vetrikumararaja,

For how to edit text, please see:



3, 2013-04-02 02, 2013

I want more explanation for text for research work


5, 2012-12-29 29, 2012

i would appreciate what you have done. i think that it very useful for all internet users especially students and teachers/lecturers.


6, 2012-09-03 03, 2012

Thanks, very useful.


6, 2012-08-14 14, 2012



12, 2012-06-26 26, 2012

Great experience.


6, 2012-06-21 21, 2012



12, 2012-06-21 21, 2012



8, 2012-06-19 19, 2012

Nice experience to edit PDF file


1, 2012-06-17 17, 2012


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