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i want to delete a part of a pdf document, how do i go about that?

i want to delete a part of a pdf document. how do i go about that? it's no text i want to erase, it's a whole area i want to delete (not the whole page).

i use acrobat x pro. when i go to tools, pages, crop, then double click and then ok, it deletes everything but the area that i cropped. i want to do the opposite. i want to delete the area that i selected.


tillfalligt konto 766 days ago


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Try using the redaction tool.


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sorry, i'm new to acrobat. where can i find the redaction tool? i'm using the trial version. do i have to get the full version to be able to use that tool? thanks

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Tools panel > Protection pane > Mark for Redaction

It's best to do a good review of redaction (mark / apply).


Learning resources:
http://www.adobe.com/products/acrobatpro/pdf-redaction.html


At Rick Borstein's Blog:
http://blogs.adobe.com/acrolaw/2010/12/ricks-acrobat-x-redaction-guide/


White Paper — Using redaction in Adobe Acrobat X
http://wwwimages.adobe.com/www.adobe.com/content/dam/Adobe/en/products/acrobat/
pdfs/using-redaction-tools.pdf


Tutorials at this site's Learning Center:
http://acrobatusers.com/tutorials/filter/search&keywords=redaction&chan
nel=tutorials/


Adobe TV episodes related to redaction.
http://tv.adobe.com/search/?q=redaction


And, of course at Acrobat Help:
http://help.adobe.com/en_US/acrobat/pro/using/WS4E397D8A-B438-4b93-BB5F-E316181
1C9C0.w.html


Be well...


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thanks for your help! truly appreciate it. ive tried to play around a little with the redaction, but i cant quite get it to work. would it be possible to email you the file, and you could take a look at it? i would appreciate your help a lot

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can i really delete a whole area with redaction? i want to remove a "box" in the document. with redaction it seems like i can only cover up the text?


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You use the redaction tool to "mark" a region.
Then you must "apply" the redaction(s).
The PDF must be saved for the redaction to be completed.

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