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Unable to remove text elements from a document in Adobe Reader

Unable to remove text elements from a document in Adobe Reader

Problem

When adding comments to a PDF document using the Typerwriter tool, it will not be possible to remove those comments when editing the document in Adobe Acrobat Reader [*].

Cause

The TypeWriter tool creates a text object that is part of the PDF content.

Resolution

It is recommended that you use the Textbox tool in the Comment menu to add comments to a PDF document instead of using the typewriter tool. When editing the document later in Adobe Acrobat Reader it will be possible to remove the textbox comment[s] from the document.

To remove a Textbox comment from a document, follow the steps below:

- Right-click the Textbox comment to highlight it.

- Select 'Delete' from the context menu to delete the comment from the document

- When prompted, save the changes to the document.

Textbox comments will now be removed from the document.

[*] This is particularly important in the workflow of users who have to work with documents created or edited in Power PDF, who do not have the product installed themselves.