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Edit Scanned PDF Documents

With our Edit Scanned PDF Documents feature, you can effortlessly modify and update your scanned PDF files with ease.

Key Features

Advanced OCR technology: Our feature uses cutting-edge optical character recognition (OCR) technology to accurately detect and extract text from scanned PDFs.
Text editing capabilities: Easily edit, add, or delete text in your scanned documents.
Image editing tools: Enhance your PDFs by manipulating images, resizing, rotating, or removing them as needed.
Merge and split pages: Combine multiple scanned PDFs into one seamless document or extract specific pages.
Export options: Save your edited PDFs in various formats including Word, Excel, and more for further customization or easy sharing.

Potential Use Cases and Benefits

Business document editing: Edit scanned invoices, contracts, or reports without the need to re-scan or re-type the entire document.
Personal document editing: Easily make changes to scanned resumes, letters, or forms for a more polished and professional appearance.
Collaboration and review: Share and collaborate on scanned PDFs with colleagues or clients, making necessary edits and improvements in real-time.
Archiving and organization: Modify scanned documents before archiving them digitally, ensuring they are accurate and up-to-date.
Efficiency and time savings: By editing scanned PDFs directly, you avoid the tedious process of re-scanning or retyping, saving you valuable time and effort.

Our Edit Scanned PDF Documents feature empowers you to effortlessly modify and update your scanned PDF files, providing a seamless editing experience while saving you valuable time and effort. Say goodbye to the hassle of re-scanning or re-typing documents - with our advanced OCR technology and powerful editing tools, you can make changes to your scanned PDFs with confidence and precision. Whether you need to edit business documents, personalize personal files, collaborate with others, or simply optimize your archiving process, our feature is the perfect solution. Experience the convenience of efficient and accurate PDF editing today!

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Instructions and Help about Scanned PDF Editor

Did you ever need to edit scanned PDF documents, like a registration or application form that you wanted to complete online?

In the past, for editing a scanned document you probably had to print it and fill fields in by hand. Then, you would either scan it or send a hard copy to wherever it needed to go. Besides needing a printer and a scanner, the process probably took you far too much time to complete.

Now there is a far easier way to edit scanned documents. You can simply use pdfFiller as a scanned document editor!

To get started, you should upload a scanned form to your account or open a document that’s already there. When you open the document, you will see the “Edit” toolbar along the top like this:

Choose the “Text” button and start typing on your scanned document. You can move text by dragging the text box. You can also change the font type or size by clicking the corresponding dropdown in the toolbar. To underline your text, to make it bold or italic, use the “U”, “B”, and “I” icons.

Click the black square to change the color of your text box, and click the tree icons to resize the text. Click the “Signature” or “Picture” button to sign your document or insert an image. You can also edit the document by highlighting, blacking out or erasing any text by or image by clicking the respective button in the “Edit” tab. To edit your document further, click the “Pages” tab on the left or the “Watermark” and the “Versions” tabs on the right.

To learn more about editing a scanned document online, please watch the following video:

When you use pdfFiller for editing a scanned document online, you get a legible, professional­looking document. And even better, you can skip manual filling and save yourself a lot of time! If you like being able to edit scanned documents online, you might be interested in a lot of other great features that pdfFiller has to offer. Some of these include adding sticky notes, text boxes, fillable fields and checkboxes, creating templates, and converting PDF documents to Word, Excel or PowerPoint formats. Check out these tutorials to see the other great things that pdfFiller can do for you!

How to Edit a Scanned PDF Online?

To edit a scanned PDF online, upload your document using pdfFiller's uploader.
pdfFiller's online editor instantly converts any scanned document to an editable format online. You can edit with our various tools and features.
Choose the 'Text' button in the 'Edit' tab and start typing. You can place text by moving the text box.
To annotate your document, Click the 'Tools' tab and edit the document by highlighting, redacting or erasing any text or image.
To edit your scanned document further, click the 'Watermark' and the 'Versions' tabs on the right or the 'Pages' tab on the left.
When you're done with editing, click the 'Done' button and email, print or save your document.

How to Use the Edit Scanned PDF Documents Feature

The Edit Scanned PDF Documents feature in pdfFiller allows you to easily edit and modify scanned PDF files. Follow these simple steps to make the most out of this feature:

Upload your scanned PDF document to pdfFiller. You can do this by clicking on the 'Upload' button on the pdfFiller homepage and selecting the scanned PDF file from your computer.
Once the document is uploaded, click on the 'Edit Scanned PDF' button. This will open the document in the pdfFiller editor.
The editor will automatically detect the scanned text in the document and convert it into editable text. You can now click on any text element to start editing it.
Use the toolbar at the top of the editor to make changes to the text. You can change the font, size, color, and alignment of the text. You can also add or remove text boxes, images, and shapes.
If you need to add additional pages to the document, click on the 'Add Pages' button in the toolbar. You can choose to add blank pages or import pages from another document.
Once you have made all the necessary edits, click on the 'Save' button to save the changes to your document. You can choose to save it as a PDF file or in other formats like Word or Excel.
If you want to share the edited document with others, click on the 'Share' button. You can send the document via email, generate a shareable link, or even fax it directly from pdfFiller.
Congratulations! You have successfully used the Edit Scanned PDF Documents feature in pdfFiller. Feel free to explore other features and tools to enhance your document editing experience.

Using the Edit Scanned PDF Documents feature in pdfFiller is a quick and efficient way to edit and modify scanned PDF files. With its user-friendly interface and powerful editing capabilities, you can easily make changes to your documents without the need for any additional software. Start using this feature today and experience the convenience of editing scanned PDFs with ease.

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Below is a list of the most common customer questions. If you can’t find an answer to your question, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us.
pdfFiller enables you to upload any PDF document in PDF, Word, PowerPoint, and Text formats from your device. You can also add files from online locations by entering their URL.
You can easily upload a scanned document from any Internet-connected device. Make sure it's in PDF, Word, PPT or TXT format. All these extensions are supported by the pdfFiller editor.
Open the document in the editor, choose the 'Text' tool from the toolbar. Start filling out your document. You can drag text fields and change their location easily.
To start writing on a document use either 'Text', 'Text Block' or 'Sticky Note' instrument from the upper toolbar and click on a specific place on a page.
You can have as many lines of text as you want. Just press 'Enter' to start a new line. You can always edit text blocks, rearrange and delete them at any time.
Sure! All you have to do in order to insert text to the document is created a text field, then right click and choose 'Paste' from the menu.
It's simple. Just use space bar to place the data you enter into the desired location on a page.
You can zoom your document in and out and adjust the view size easily by simply applying the zoom tool from the upper toolbar.
Use the zooming tool from the toolbar to zoom your pages in and out.
You can find all the necessary font editing tools in the special toolbar that appears as soon as you choose one of the text block tools from the upper menu.
Editing text color is a simple procedure. Do it via the text toolbar which is activated every time you insert a text block and stat typing.
You are able to add check marks in just a few clicks. Choose the cross or check button from the upper menu and place them to a desired location on a page. You can also change the size of the added object or delete it if something isn't right.
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