How to edit a scan to PDF file in Acrobat 9

By Janet Frick – July 6, 2010

 



Have you ever wondered how to edit text in a scan to PDF file when the original file is not available? With Acrobat 9, you can use the Optical Character Recognition (OCR) feature to convert to PDF a scanned document into a searchable, editable, high-resolution PDF file. Then, you can use the Touch-up tool to edit your OCR PDF file.


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3 comments

Lori Kassuba

3 weeks ago

Hi Marianne,

To edit the text on a scanned PDF, you’ll first need to run the Text Recognition process using the Clearscan option.

Thanks,
Lori

Marianne

3 weeks ago

How do I edit a single page in a scanned PDF file?

Lori Kassuba

2, 2013-05-06 06, 2013

Joe,

Thanks for letting us know about the display problem.

Lori

Joe

2, 2013-04-27 27, 2013

Half of the video is covered by the side panel. Please fix

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