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1. Posted by mikeyBoab (Travel Guru 5077 posts) 9y

Hi all - this has nothing to do with TP or travel but I hope you don't mind . . .

How can I type in an Adobe document?

2. Posted by Isadora (Travel Guru 13926 posts) 9y

Which Adobe program? And, is the document saved as a .pdf file? If so, you may not be able to alter it because the editing features have been disabled. Is the doc watermarked?

When I send out draft copies of resumes or artwork, saved as PDFs, I disable the editing feature from my end so the client can not go back and alter things on a whim. (That's why they hired me in the first place - they didn't want to do it.)

3. Posted by james (Travel Guru 4136 posts) 9y

Two types of Adobe; read and read-write.

If you don't have the latter, then you can only read.

4. Posted by mikeyBoab (Travel Guru 5077 posts) 9y

Quoting Isadora

Which Adobe program?

Acrobat.

Bugger.

5. Posted by tway (Travel Guru 7273 posts) 9y

You can always use the text feature to copy/paste the copy into a Word document, and make your changes from there. I have to do that once in awhile when some brilliant person sends me a PDF instead of a copydeck to work with.

6. Posted by Sander (Moderator 4808 posts) 9y

If you install OpenOffice.org (like Microsoft Office, but open source), that has the option to export your document as PDF, essentially giving you the ability to create them for free.

7. Posted by mim (Travel Guru 1276 posts) 9y

some preview programs let you add text boxes to the pdf file, don't know if that would be sufficient, otherwise you could import the document page by page into a photoshop program, fiddly but it depends on what you need it for..?

m

8. Posted by mikeyBoab (Travel Guru 5077 posts) 9y

Quoting mim

some preview programs let you add text boxes to the pdf file, don't know if that would be sufficient, otherwise you could import the document page by page into a photoshop program, fiddly but it depends on what you need it for..?

m

It's to allow me to fill out a form . . .

And I lied, it's not Acrobat, it's reader. I'm guessing the clue is in the name.