Search and Redact Text in PDFs in Box

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Search and Redact Text in PDF

Have you ever needed to search a certain word or phrase and redact it in your document stored in your Box?

The Search tool is one of PDFfiller’s latest enhancements. Using this tool, you can find a word or a phrase in a PDF or Word document stored in your Box. Now you will save even more time editing or annotating your attachments because the search tool not only finds words, but also enables you to redact them. To get started, choose the CLOUD tab in MY DOCS and connect your PDFfiller account to Box. Click Import from Box.

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Select the document you need to edit and click the Choose button in the bottom right corner.

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Your document opens in PDFfiller Editor. 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.

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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 currently selected search term is highlighted in green, the others in red.

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To jump to the next found term, click the down arrow; to go to the previous instance, click the up arrow.

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To redact the selected search term, click Blackout.

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When you have finished editing your document, click the orange Done button in the top right corner to save it, send out for signing or share.

Application Features

PDF Editor
  • Type and erase text
  • Blackout sensitive information
  • Add images and tables
  • Draw graphics
  • Place sticky notes and watermarks
Form Builder
  • Turn documents stored in Box into fillable forms
  • Add checkboxes, dropdown menus, date and signature fields
  • Define the filling order and mark the fields as required
eSign & Workflows
  • eSign documents and collect signatures
  • Track a workflow with instant notifications
  • Set the order of who can sign a document

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