Where has the Typewriter tool gone in Acrobat XI?

Learn how to edit PDF by adding text to a PDF using the Add Text Comment tool, previously known as the Typewriter tool.

By October 5, 2012

 



In this tutorial, learn how to edit PDF by adding text to a PDF using the Add Text Comment tool, previously known as the Typewriter tool. The Typewriter tool has been replaced by a full-fledged fast text engine. Just select the Add Text Comment tool from the Comments panel, click the Add Text Comment tool, click the page where you want to add your text and type away. Format as needed. The Typewriter tool is also available in the free Reader.

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Where has the Typewriter tool gone in Acrobat XI?

Donna BakerOctober 5, 2012

How do I find the Typewriter tool so I can add text to a PDF file in Acrobat XI?

Follow these 5 simple steps to use the typewriter tool in Acrobat or Adobe Reader XI.

  1. Select the Add Text Comment tool from the Comments panel.
    Click the Add Text Comment tool
  2. Click the page where you want to place the text and type.
    click page
    type the text
    select text
  3. Select the text for modifying.
  4. Make changes in the Add Text Comment toolbar.
    change settings on the toolbar
    change settings, like the font size
  5. You'll see your new text listed as a comment, or annotation.
    new comment

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Acrobat XI

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