This article will show you how to change the font in a PDF document. This can be done in the paid version of Adobe Acrobat or using the PDFescape online service.
Method 1 of 2: Using Adobe Acrobat
Step 1. Make sure the paid version of Adobe Acrobat is installed on your computer
In Adobe Acrobat Reader, which many users have, you can open but not edit a PDF document. To edit a PDF file, you must use the paid Adobe Acrobat Pro program.
You can download a free trial version of Adobe Acrobat Pro from this site to use the features you want for free for a limited time
Step 2. Open the PDF file in Adobe Acrobat
If Adobe Acrobat is your default PDF viewer, just double-click the PDF you want.
If Adobe Acrobat is not the default PDF viewer, open Adobe Acrobat, click File> Open, select the PDF file, and then click Open
Step 3. Click on Tools
It's a tab in the upper-left side of the Adobe Acrobat window.
Step 4. Click Edit
This pink icon is at the top of the Tools tab. The right side panel will open.
Step 5. Select the text to be edited
To do this, hold down the left mouse button and move the pointer over the desired text.
Step 6. Change the text
Using the tools in the right pane of the window, you can change the following text parameters:
- Font: Open the drop-down menu under "Format" and then click on the desired font.
- The size: Click on the drop-down menu with a number, and then select a higher or lower number. You can also enter a number if the font size you want is not available in the menu.
- Colour: Click on the color box to the right of the Size menu and then click on the color you want.
Step 7. Save your changes
To do this, click File> Save.
You can also select Save As to enter a name for the file and / or specify the folder in which it will be stored
Method 2 of 2: Using PDFescape
Step 1. Open the PDFescape service website
Step 2. Click Free Online
It's a red button on the left side of the page.
Step 3. Click Upload PDF to PDFescape
This link is at the top of the page. A window will open.
Step 4. Click Select File (or, depending on the browser, Overview).
It's a gray button on the left side of the window. An Explorer (Windows) or Finder (Mac OS X) window opens.
Step 5. Select a PDF document
Click on the desired PDF file name.
You may need to click on the PDF folder on the left side of the window first
Step 6. Click Open
It's in the lower-right corner of the window. The PDF opens to the PDFescape web page.
Step 7. Click on the Whiteout tab
You will find it at the top left of the page.
Step 8. Select the text you want to edit
To do this, drag the mouse pointer from the upper left corner of the text to its lower right corner. An empty white frame appears in place of the text.
Step 9. Click on the Text tab
It's in the upper left of the page.
Step 10. Create a new text box
Click in the upper left corner of the empty white frame.
Step 11. Set the text parameters
In the toolbar at the top of the page, change any of the following options:
- Font: Click on the name of the current font and then click on the desired font.
- The size: Click on the number to the right of the font, and then click on the number you want. The larger the number, the larger the font size.
- Format: click on Bto create bold text by Ito create italic text by Uto underline text.
- Colour: Click on “Color” and then select the desired color.
Step 12. Enter your text
Enter the text that appears instead of the blurred text. The text will be entered with the font parameters you specified.
You can also enter text, select it, and then change the font settings
Step 13. Download the edited PDF file
Click the green downward arrow on the left side of the page. The PDF file is downloaded to your computer in the download folder.