Friday, April 19, 2013

Adobe Acrobat Pro X - Hide Private Information

Do you have a PDF file to publish that has private information you want to hide, such as emails, phone numbers, or addresses? Adobe Acrobat Pro X has tools available to help hide information.

Select the Tools pane, and expand the
Protection drop down menu. Under the Black Out & Remove Content heading are the tools available for searching and removing text from the document. You have the option to select the text manually using the Mark for Redaction tool, or run a wizard to search for words to mark for redaction using the Search & Remove Text tool.

Using the Protection tools will hide the private information using different colored boxes to block out the information or make the spot white. Use the Redaction Tool Properties option to make changes to the default settings. 

Written by Emily Tiesenga & Jody Gardei