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When you type on scanned documents using pdfFiller, you are always sure. You are sure that every word, every number you type is exactly where it has to be. You are absolutely sure that your documents are legible, neat and tidy.

With pdfFiller, you can type on scanned documents and format your text online without downloading and installing any software.

To get started, upload a scanned document to your account. Any PDF is instantly editable in pdfFiller. In the main toolbar, select the Text button, click where you’d like to place the text cursor and type.
To change the position of your text, click the arrow icon in the mini toolbar above, while holding down the mouse button, drag the content where you’d like to place it. Change the text size by using the tree icons above or by selecting from the drop-down list in the formatting toolbar. You can underline, italicize or make your text bold.
You can also change the font type and text color by choosing them from the respective drop-down lists in the formatting toolbar.
To add text to a PDF document, you don’t have to type, you can also copy it from any other document. To link text to a web page, click the Hyperlink button.
In the dialog window that will open next, type the URL of the web page, then click Save. To delete text, just click the trash can icon in the mini toolbar. When you have finished editing, click the Done button in the top right corner and email, print or save your document.
To learn more about how to edit a PDF document online, please watch the following video: When you type on scanned documents using pdfFiller, you create legible, professional-looking documents. And even better, you save yourself a lot of time!
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Can I upload a document from my computer?

Yes. pdfFiller.com allows you to upload documents direct from your computer. You can also choose to email the document into your account or upload the document using a URL.

Can I upload a scanned document?

Yes. You can upload a scanned document as long it in one of pdfFiller.com supported file formats. pdfFiller.com currently supports: .pdf, .doc, .docx, .ppt, .pptx, and .txt.

How do I fill out a document or form?

To fill out a document, begin by de-selecting the current function you are using or just simply click anywhere on the document and begin to type. You can then drag and move the text to your desired location.

How do I fill (fill out, fill up) a document?

Simply upload a document, search for a one in our PDF Search Engine or select a document from your "My Forms" Page, and click "Fill Online" button to access the Editor. Inside the Editor you will be able to add text, images, or signatures.

How do I access my documents?

Your documents are accessible anytime from anywhere using any device connected to the internet. You can use a computer, smartphone, tablet, etc. Simply Login and go to "My Forms" page to Fill, Edit, Sign, Share, Print, and Fax or do anything else with the documents in your account.

How do I write on a document?

To write over a document, click anywhere on the document and begin typing.

How do I type on/over a document?

To type on/over a document, click anywhere on the document and begin typing.

Can I type multiple lines when I have a lot of text?

Yes. Just use "Enter" to create a line break. You can also paste large chunks of text and use Enter to restructure the lines.

Can I paste text to the document?

Yes. Just right click on the form and click on "Paste" from the menu.

How do I enter data into spaced cells?

If you are entering any number, such as a date, simply use the Space button to position the digits in the right place.

How do I add text to a document?

To add text into your documents, begin by de-selecting the current function you are using or just simply click anywhere on the document and begin to type. You can then drag and move the text to your desired location.

How do I adjust the view size in the Editor?

To adjust viewing size of forms, begin by clicking the "View" button. You can then zoom in or zoom out by dragging the adjustment bar. You can also select "Auto Fit" which automatically adjusts the size of the document to meet you screen's width.

How do I zoom in & out in the Editor?

Click on "View" button, then zoom in or zoom out by dragging the adjustment bar.

How do I change font settings?

To change font settings, begin by clicking on the "Font" button. You can then change the font type, adjust the size and color. You can also, change text in to bold, underline, and italics.

How do I change font types/size or text color?

To change font types/size or text color, begin by clicking on the "Font" button. You can then change the font type, adjust the size and color. You can also, change text in to bold, underline, and italics.

How do I change my text to Bold, Italic, or Underline?

To change text to Bold, Italic or Underline, begin by clicking on the "Font" and select one of the three buttons: B (Bold), I (Italic) or U (Underline). You can also, change the font type, adjust the size and color.

How do I insert (add) check (circle or cross) icons (images) to my documents?

To add check (circle or cross) icons to your documents, begin by clicking on one of the "Check", "Circle", and "Cross" buttons and simply drag them to your desired location on the document.
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