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iSkysoft PDF Editor Getting Started
Last Revised: 2014-01-10 10:48:24
1) Double click the icon to open the product and click the Open button to load the PDF file.
2) You can also Drag&Drop the PDF file to the icon of this program to open directly.
Tips: If it is a non-scanned PDF file, you could start your work to edit or convert the file. If it is a scanned PDF file, the product will pop up a message to ask you to perform OCR. And please select the correct language of the PDF file in Document Language, like the following screenshot.
2. Home Tab
Click the Hand button to scroll the page by dragging it up or down.
Click the Select Text button to choose the part that you want.
Click the Edit button to edit the PDF file directly.
In Create area, you can convert other Word, Excel, Image or Text files to PDF file. After dragging the files to PDF Editor directly, the program will convert them to PDF documents automatically.
3) Convert PDF File
3. Edit Tab
In Text/Image area, click the Add Text button and double click anywhere in the document to reveal a text box. A control panel will appear in the top right below the menu bar; here you can adjust font size, color and apply or remove italic or bold styles.
To insert images, please click the Add Image button, and then you can browse the image files on your computer. You are able to drag the image around the page, manually adjust the size, delete it, or copy and paste to a new location.
Click the OCR button, it can perform the OCR function and turn the scanned PDF into editable file. It will take a few minutes for some large PDF files.
In Pages area, you can insert Blank Page or pages From PDF.
Split Files: Click on the Split icon and a popup window will appear. Here, specify the number of pages (separate PDF files) you want to split the document into. Then select output folder to save the new files. Click the OK button, and the when the file is done splitting, the destination folder will open allowing you instant access to the new documents.
In Objects area, you can insert Watermark, Bookmark and Link to the PDF file.
4. Comment Tab
In this area, you can add Stamps. In the drop down list of Stamp, you can select Dynamic,Sign Here, Standard Business stamps. Also you can select Create Custom Stamp to browse pictures (jpg, jpeg, png or bmp files) on the computer as your own stamp. Click Manage Stamps, you can create, edit and delete the custom stamps.
You can Highlight, Underline and Strikethrough the selected part by clicking the relevant button as well.
2) Drawing Markups
There are seven shapes-- line, hexagon, oval polygon, polygon, rectangle, arrow, cloud, pencil and eraser.
Double click the markup and a text box will appear. You can add texts in it.
5. Forms Tab
In this area, you can create fillable forms in existing PDF files.
Click the Edit Form button, you can add forms by clicking Text Field, Check Box, Radio Button, Dropdown, List Box, Button, Digital Signature. Drag to draw the area where you would like the forms to appear. Double click the added form, you can adjust the properties.
After creating the form, click the Close Form Editing button. You can fill the forms. Also you can click the Hand button to fill it.
2) Form Data
Click the Import or Export button, you can load form data(.fdf file) or export fdf data file.
Note: The imported date will remove the previous data.
You can click the Clear button to remove the texts in forms.
6. Protect Tab
If you set an Open Password, the software will ask you to input this password when you open the PDF file.
If you set a Permission password, the PDF file will need the password you set when you change security settings and access specific functions, including printing(None, Low resolution, High resolution) and changes(Inserting, deleting and rotating pages; Filling form fields and signing; Commenting, filling form fields and signing; Any except extract pages). Meanwhile, click the check box below, you are able to copy text, images and other content.
If the document is with digital signature domain, choose Sign Document, using the mouse, click and drag to draw the area where you would like the signature to appear. Once you finish dragging out the desired area, you will be taken to the next step of the signing process. You can use the existing digital ID or create a new digital ID as below. When inserting signature to the PDF file, the program will remind you to save the signed file as a new one. It will not overwrite the original file.
8. Support Tab
In this tab, you can go to Facebook, get Tutorial FAQ, Write a Review, visit iSkysoft Suite, Check for Updates and get the information of the program by clicking the relevant button.
9. File Tab
In the File tab, you can get the detailed information of the current PDF.
10. Optimize Document
Under File Tab, you can find the Optimize option. PDF Editor provides four levels of optimization as below.
1) Web Quality: The output file will be much smaller, but inevitably, there will have quality loss. The compressed file can be used for online transfer, such as e-mail attachment.
2) Office Quality: The output file is suitable for reading and editing for office users.
3) Print Quality: The quality loss for the output file will be much smaller, the compressed file size will relatively be larger.
4) Custom: You can set the image parameters in the output PDF file, such as Color Images, Grayscale Images and Monochrome Images.
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