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Lost ability to add text to PDF

I can't see the edit/add text option when I am looking at a PDF in Adobe Acrobat Reader.


This might be because the version you have is out of date.  Try installing the latest version:

Summary: I updated the Adobe Acrobat application.

1. Go to

2. Look for the download section (usually you can see as you scroll down the home page – yesterday it was on the right hand side of the screen)

3. Select Acrobat Reader – this will take you through to the Download page

4. Click Download – I always save the file to my Downloads folder (rather than Run from the website). I usually create a folder for Acrobat – so it’s easy to find.

5. Once complete, go to the Downloads folder on your PC, find the acrobat reader file you just installed

6. Double-click the installer file

7. Follow the prompts

Once installed, open a PDF file – the text editing options were restored. J

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