How to add Text to a PDF on your Mac? | PDF Expert
- Download PDF Expert for free.
- Open a PDF file or create a new one.
- Click on 'Annotate’ in the upper toolbar.
- Select the 'Text' option.
- Click anywhere on the page to add text.
Adding text to PDF using PDF Expert
When you start working with PDF documents, one of the first things you’ll probably want to know is how to add text to a PDF on your Mac. This function is most useful when you have to fill out a CV with lots of fields or your professor asks you to assist with conducting a research survey. Adding text is also essential if you are filling out non-interactive PDF forms (tax returns, tests, etc.). We suggest downloading a free trial of PDF Expert to demonstrate how smoothly and efficiently adding text can be.
First, open the PDF file that you want to edit or create new document (⌘N). Then make sure that you’ve switched to 'Annotate’ mode in the upper toolbar. This mode enables you to create a PDF document from scratch or add needed info or objects to an existing file.
Next, you click on the ‘text’ button and start adding text wherever you click on the page. It’s that easy!
Editing text in a PDF file
Style, font, and size are not difficult to edit with the help of the text settings that pop up on the right side of the screen when you click on ‘Text’ button. shows you a preview of the texts for all the setting changes that you can make. So you can see exactly how your text will appear in the PDF.
For example, if you want to highlight important paragraphs in an agreement, make the font size of the sum of money in the invoice bigger or make your company name and logo bold you can restyle any part or all of the whole text as you wish using PDF Expert.