Learn how to organize pages and edit text in PDF files with Adobe Acrobat DC mobile.
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Open a PDF file    

On your mobile device (iPad shown here), open Adobe Acrobat DC and navigate to the location of the PDF file you want to edit. You can open a PDF file from the following locations:

  • Recent (files you have recently opened on any device with Mobile Link turned on)
  • Local
  • Document Cloud (shown here; need your Adobe ID to sign in)
  • Creative Cloud (need your Adobe ID to sign in)
  • Outbox (files recently created or exported on your mobile device)
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Organize the pages of the PDF file    

After the PDF file opens 

  1. Open the Tools pane by tapping the blue Page icon in the upper left corner.
  2. Select Organize Pages.
  3. Tap and hold the thumbnail of the page you want to rearrange. Drag the highlighted selected page to the desired location.

Note: You can rotate or delete a page while it is selected.

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Edit text in the PDF file 

  1. From the Tools pane, choose Edit PDF. Note that all the editable text is highlighted.
  2. Tap once inside the text box that you want to edit. A pop-up menu appears with options to Edit, Move, Select All or Delete text. Tap Edit.

To edit text, tap on the word you want to edit. An insertion point appears. As you type, the text will reflow in response to your edits. Tap above the keyboard to dismiss it.

Tap on the text box, and drag the sides of the selected text box to change its size. When finished, tap outside the box. 

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Change text font, size, style, and color  

Tap and hold inside the text box. From the pop-up menu, choose Select or Select All to select the text you want to change. From the selection strip above the keyboard, select the desired font, size, style and color.

When you are done, tap outside the box. 

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Move text boxes 

To move an entire text box, tap inside the box. From the pop-up menu select Move, and then drag the box to the desired location. Select Done when you are satisfied with the new position. 

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Share the PDF file 

  1. To share the file, return to the Viewer Mode (from the left toolbar).
  2. Tap the Export icon at the bottom of the screen.

You can share the PDF file in a number of ways: by print, email, or by opening it in another app. 

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08/12/2015
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