Learn how to customize your toolbar in Adobe Acrobat so you have quick access to your most frequently used tools.

Open a PDF in Acrobat

Right-click the Quick Tools toolbar

To customize the Adobe Acrobat Pro or Adobe Acrobat Standard toolbar, right-click an empty space in the Quick Tools menu bar to open a drop-down menu.

Adobe customize toolbar step 2, right click the quick tools toolbar

Select Customize Quick Tools

Select Customize Quick Tools from the drop-down menu to open the customization dialog box.

Adobe customize toolbar step 3, select customize quick tools

Select a tool category

Expand the tool category to which you want to add a tool. For this example, we’ll select Edit PDF.

Adobe customize toolbar step 4, select a tool category

Add a tool

Select a tool from the list. For this example, we’ll select the Add Text tool. Then click the Add to Toolbar icon on the right side of the dialog box to add the tool to your custom toolbar.

Adobe customize toolbar step 5, add a tool

Reorder your tools

You can use the left and right arrows at the top of the dialog box to reorder your tools. Highlight a tool, then click an arrow to move it. Use the trash can icon to remove buttons from the toolbar. You can also add a divider to your toolbar by clicking that icon and then moving it to the desired location in your toolbar.

Adobe customize toolbar step 6, reorder your tools

Click Save

Click Save to finalize your new toolbar preferences. Your custom tools will now appear in the Quick Tools toolbar.

Adobe customize toolbar step 7, click save to finalize your preferences

Acrobat is a highly customizable application for Mac and Windows that allows you to view and edit PDF documents from any device, anywhere. To learn how to further customize your menu items and toolbar preferences, visit Adobe Acrobat Workspace Basics.

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