How to add a text box to a PDF.

Have more to say? Learn how to add a text box in a PDF so that you can add more descriptions, explanations, or dialogue to your document.

Whether you forgot to include a piece of information or just want to add a little clarification, adding a text box to a PDF is an easy way to update your document without starting from scratch. Luckily, adding a text box to a PDF is easy using online and downloadable software.

Use an online PDF editor.

The easiest way to add a text box to a PDF is to use an online PDF editor like Adobe Acrobat online services. That way, you don’t have to download any additional software to take up space on your computer or device.

To edit a PDF online, follow these simple steps:

  1. Visit the PDF editor website.
  2. Upload the document you want to edit with text.
  3. Use the editor’s toolbar to add text boxes and comments.
  4. Download the edited file.

Once you add the text boxes and download the new document, it will save all changes in the PDF. Then, you’re free to share it without worrying about formatting issues, no matter which device you use to view it.

Add a textbox using downloadable software.

Another way to add a text box to a PDF is to use downloadable PDF editing software like Acrobat. Once you’ve downloaded your editor of choice to your device, follow these steps to add text boxes:

  1. Open the document in the PDF editor.
  2. Select Tools > Edit PDF > Add Text
  3. Drag the new textbox to the preferred location.
  4. Add text to the box and choose the formatting options.

You can move the text box around or change the dimensions at any time to get the perfect look for your document.

Discover what more you can do with Acrobat online services to edit and add text boxes to PDFs in just a few simple steps.