Adobe Reader: How to Highlight (or Unhighlight) Text in a PDF File

   Posted November 22, 2010 by Lê Hoàng in Internet

Highlighting texts or lines in a document allows users to identify important information quickly and easily. This tutorial describes how to highlight or remove highlighting of text within a PDF document. How to highlight text in the same document with different colors is also described.

Note: Works on Adobe Reader 10.

To highlight texts and lines:

1. Open your PDF file with Adobe Reader.

2. Choose Highlight text from the toolbar.

or choose Comment->Highlight Text.

3. Highlight important texts and lines by holding the left mouse.

To remove a highlight from text and lines:

1. Right click on the highlighted part.

2. Choose Delete.

To highlight texts and lines with different colors in a same document:

1. Choose Comment from the toolbar.

2. Right click on Highlight Text->Tool Default Properties.

3. In Highlighter Tool Properties window, click on Color, set your color and hit OK.


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