How to add text to a PDF on Mac OS X
Since 1994, The U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) provides tax forms and booklets in Adobe PDF on the official website for easy download. Billons of copies of U.S. tax forms have been downloaded in PDF since then every year. There are tons of PDF forms and all kinds of PDF document in our life. Let’s say you need to add text to a PDF on Mac OS X, maybe to fill out a static form, or leave the comment.
In some cases, some PDF authors will create interactive PDF file, you can fill the electronic form with the build-in Preview or free Adobe Reader.
But most of the time PDF form is not editable. If you could add text to PDF with PDF Editor for Mac, it would be much easier. Adobe Acrobat is extremely expensive, what else can you turn to?
You can try Wondershare PDF Editor for Mac OS X. This app is easy-to-use and cost only 10% of Acrobat. You can view PDF, convert PDF to Word, annotate PDF in different ways or even edit the PDF text.
One of the basic features is Add Text. You can find the icon on default toolbar.
Just click on Add Text icon, an input dialog box will pop up. Then you can type in anything you want. Click Ok the text box will appear on the top left of the current page.
You can change the text’s size by dragging the box, or change the font properties colors inFormat menu.
Then you can drag the text to the proper location of the PDF.
There is another way to add PDF text. Click on the Tools menu, choose Annotate, and then click on the Text Box.
Or select the Add Text Box icon on the toolbar.
Click on the location where you want to add text, a text box will appear, just type in the box, and job done.
What’s the different between Add Text and Add Text Box? There is no text box if you choose Add Text icon, it is at 100% opacity. This is the best option if you want to fill out a PDF form. If you choose Add Text Box, there will be a text box! This function can help you add comment or mark in the margin or under an image.
The text you added in PDF will be retained along with the original content. You can view them in Preview and any other PDF Readers.
Adding text to PDF is easy with Wondershare PDF Editor for Mac. Besides these functions, there are lots of other sparkling features of this light weight application. You can explore more to make you more productive and efficient.