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 September 20, 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 The Typewriter tool has been replaced by a full-fledged fast text engine.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.

Where has the Typewriter Tool gone in Acrobat XI?
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Where has the Typewriter Tool gone in Acrobat XI?

Donna BakerSeptember 20, 2012

  1. Click the Comment pane, open the Annotations panel and select the Text Comment tool.
  2. Click the page where you want to place the text and type.
  3. To modify the text's appearance, triple-click to select the text first.
  4. Make changes such as font name, color, or size in the Add Text Comment toolbar.
  5. In the Comments pane, you'll see your new text listed as a comment, or annotation.

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