How to fix a corrupted PDF document

Q: After making changes on the document and then sending to other users, the document can not be opened by other viewers. How can I fix this issue? A: First, when you’re facing this issue, please send us an email by going to Help -> Email Support so that our development team can investigate and […]

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Adding vertical text to a PDF page

Q: How can I add vertical text to a PDF page? A: There is no way using the content editing tool at the moment to apply a rotation to a PDF text object using PDF Studio. However, here is an easy trick to add vertical text to a page using the text box annotation:   […]

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How can I cancel out of an active tool?

Q: When I have a tool active such as an annotation, content editing or redaction, how can I cancel out of it to go back to the hand tool? Is there a shortcut key for  this? A: To escape out of an annotation tool (even if it’s sticky) or any other tools, you can: Click […]

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How to delete page numbers in a PDF document

Q: Is there a way to delete page numbers in a PDF document? Unlike other formats such as Microsoft Word, the PDF specifications do not define the concept of page numbers (this is because PDF is more of a graphical format) so PDF Studio does not / can not have a function to automatically delete […]

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Warning message when editing text content

Q: I got an error message when trying to edit text with the Content Editing tool.  What does it mean? A: There are two potential warning messages for this situation: 1. The font and text can not be edited because the proper character code mapping is unavailable. This happens when the character encoding for an […]

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Text Content Editing: Letter by Letter

Q: When I try to change text in one of my PDFs, I can only select and change one letter at a time and not a complete word or sentence. A: This is the way the text is saved in the PDF document you are working with: letter by letter. There is a string object saved […]

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How to delete or edit text, images, and shapes in PDF content

Q: How can I edit or remove text and images from a PDF? A: In PDF Studio 7 Pro and above, the Content Editing tool has the following capabilities: Edit, delete text content, change text properties Manually redact text and images Move, resize, and save images Move and resize shapes and path objects The Edit Content […]

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