Thanks for the prompt reply. Yes, when I try, absolutely nothing happens.
I can highlight the entire document, but nothing happens when I push the
delete key on my computer. On the file or edit drop down menu, "delete" is
never highlighted. I did email this document as an attachment from my
desktop to my laptop. Tlhe mistake I guess was emailing it as an adobe
I am a bit confused. If you want to delete a file from your computer, you don't do it from within an application, you send it to the trash. If you want to delete the contents of a PDF file and keeping the empty file, that's completely beyond the capabilities of the free Reader.