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iSkysoft PDF Editor for Mac Getting Started

Last Revised: 2014-04-15 09:49:27

iSkysoft PDF Editor supports editing and converting both of these non-scanned and scanned PDF files.

1. Open PDFs

Select one PDF file. Right-click  to select "Open with> PDF Editor" to launch it.
2. Toolbar

There are view, command and annotate tools in the default toolbar.

Click the button of Customize  on the toolbar, then you could drop the favorite icons in the toolbar or out of it directly.

3. Tools
Move :  scroll PDF pages by dragging it up or down.
Select :  select text to copy and paste.
Touchup : select some test to edit. A frame will pop up, you can start editing by double-clicking the text.

4. Annotate
Sticky Note button : add sticky note.
Arrow button: add the shapes, such as  line, oval, arrow, rectangle, cloud and polygon .
Pencil button : choose Pencil and eraser tools.
Highlight button:  mark the content of the PDF files, such as Highlight, underline or strikethrough.

5. Inspector
You can select Inspector to see its Security, Document Information and Properties. And these buttons like Author, Title, Subject and Keywords are also clickable.

6. Sidebar

Sidebar   is a tool to view pdf file. Thumbnails is the default option. You can also select other tools, like bookmark, annotations and other searched results.

7. Menu.

Right-click to select  Menu option.
8. Add text
In the toolbar, click Add Text , a mouse icon will appear, then you can add text there. You could set the font color, font, typeface and size by clicking Format> Show Fonts from top menu bar .

9. Paste/Edit Object/Copy

Click the button of Touchup , you can choose an object to edit. Double-click the frame appeared around the content to begin editing.

10. Crop
and Insert Image

Click the button of Insert Image , the added image will appear of the current page.  After selecting the image, you can crop it by clicking Crop Image on the toolbar.

11. Extract
/Delete/Crop//Rotate/Sequencing pages
Click Document> Delete Pages to delete pages directly.

If you need to extract some paged to generate a new PDF, you can click Document> Extract Pages to extract the selected page(s) from the current PDF. Drag thumbnails manually from thumbnails list in the right column, we can put the selected page to specific location and change the orders of the current pages.

Click Document> Crop Pages to drag the mouse to choose a portion of page to crop.

Click Document> Rotate Pages to rotate.

12. Insert Pages

Click Document>Insert Pages on the top, you could add a PDF or a blank page to the current PDF.

13. Watermark

Click Document> Watermark on the top bar, you can add watermark to your PDF.

For the watermark of free trial, once you purchased iSkysoft PDF Editor for Mac and register the product, please open the pdf file and click File>Save As to save it to a new PDF. Then the new PDF will have not watermark in it.
14. Merge Documents

Click Document> Merge Document on the top, there will be a pop up window. Drag or drop files to the list; Right click (choose Up/Down), you can change the sequence of the files.

15. Split

Click Document> Split Document to Split


16. Convert
Click the button of Convert  on the toolbar to convert the PDF file to other format directly.

17. Save / Save as

Click Save if you want to save the changes to the original PDF file or click Save As in order to save the changes to a new PDF file or you need to rename it.

Note: In the trial version,  after you save the edited PDF file,   an "iSkysoft" logo will be added to the converted PDF pages.

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