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how do i highlight text in a pdf document

Jun 10, 2012 4:34 PM

how do i highlight test in PDF document?

 
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    Jun 10, 2012 5:50 PM   in reply to Sally Star

    With the highlight tool. That assumes that it is actually text and not a graphic. If it is a graphic, you can use some of the drawing tools to do the job.

     
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    Jun 11, 2012 8:46 AM   in reply to Sally Star

    Are you able to search for any words in your PDF? In order to use the highlight tool, the words need to be actual text in the document and not just an image (i.e., scanned). If you are able to search for a word then you should be able to select the text and highlight it.

     
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    Jan 16, 2013 2:08 PM   in reply to Sally Star

    Left click and drag the pointer (with the mouse) across the text you want to highlight...THEN click the highlight tool. You cnanot click the highlight tool and drag it first for something to happen. You have to select and then choosed the highlight tool.

     
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    Aug 16, 2013 8:02 PM   in reply to EnchantedHeart

    I'm not able to view the highlighter tool - it's "greyed out" and nothing I have done (under view, show/hide or in the tools makes any difference - it's as if the highlighter tools and the sticky notes is barred from use, as are all the other annotations. I've gone through "help", searched online, and a myriad of other things but this tool is still not available to me. Can anyone please help? I have just updated to Adober Reader XI - I used to be able to highlight with the previous version.

     
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    Aug 22, 2013 3:40 AM   in reply to bepabepoHuka

    Is there any type of security set on the file? Are you able to use the Find command to search for a word? If not maybe the file is an image and you need to run Text Recognition first.

     
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