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We at pdfFiller are working hard to improve our product, to make it even more convenient for our users. One of our latest developments is a search tool. Using this tool, you can find a word or a phrase in a PDF document. Now you will save even more time editing or annotating your PDFs because our search tool not only can find words, but also enables you to erase, highlight, and black them out. To activate the Search tool, click the Search button
on the main toolbar or press CTRL+F on your keyboard. The search toolbar will appear under the editing tools.
Type the text you want to find in the search field. The counter will show you the total number of search terms found in the document and the ordinal number of the current search term. The current search term is highlighted in green, the others in red.
To jump to the next instance of the search term, click the down arrow; to go to the previous instance, click the up arrow. To delete the current search term, click Erase.
To highlight the current search term, click Highlight.
To black out the search term, click Blackout.

It should be noted that the Search tool finds words in the original text only; it does not search the text that you’ve added while editing the document.

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Find and Replace Text in a PDF

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To search for text in a PDF online, activate the Search tool by pressing the Search button.
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Type the text you want to find in the search field. The current search term will be highlighted in green, the others in red.
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Jump to the next instance of the search term by clicking the down arrow or go to the previous instance by clicking the up arrow.
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With pdfFiller’s search tool you can erase, delete or highlight the search term.

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Below is a list of the most common customer questions. If you can’t find an answer to your question, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us.
How do I find and replace text in a PDF?
Choose Edit > Find (Ctrl/Command+F). Type the text you want to search for in the text box on the Find toolbar. To replace text, click Replace With to expand the toolbar, then type the replacement text in the Replace With text box.
How do you remove and replace text in a PDF?
Open a PDF in Acrobat, and then choose Tools > Edit PDF. The Edit Text & Images tool lets you replace, edit, or add text to a PDF.
How do you edit and replace text in a PDF?
Upload PDF document to replace text online. Search the content you will replace in PDF document. Then enter the text you want to replace. After entering the text press Replace button. Press "Download" button to export when the process is done.
How do you remove text from a PDF document?
Open the PDF: Click on the "Open PDF" button, select the PDF file and click "Open". Select the Page Contains the Sensitive Text: Move the mouse onto the page list, and click on the page which contains the sensitive text you want to delete. Choose the "Delete Area" Tool and Select the Text: Save the edited PDF:
How do you change a PDF so you can copy text?
Open the PDF document in Reader. Right-click the document, and choose Select Tool from the pop-up menu. Drag to select text, or click to select an image. Right-click the selected item, and choose Copy. The content is copied to the clipboard.
How do you replace all in a PDF?
Open the Find dialog (Ctrl or Cmd + F). Enter "XYZ". For the replace with use "ABC". Click "next" and then "replace" .
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