Edit or make changes to a PDF file

To add or edit text in a PDF that was made in an Office program like Excel or Publisher, start with the original Office file. Open that file in your Office program, make your changes, and then save the file in PDF format again.

Check out Edit PDF content in Word for Word 2013 steps.

Or use a third-party PDF converter tool to import your PDF into an Office file format, make your changes, and then save the file in PDF format again. You can purchase a PDF converter through the Office Store.

You can also use Adobe Acrobat. For more information, see Adobe Acrobat.

More Information

Portable Document Format (PDF) is a common format for sharing final versions of files.

To learn about saving files as PDF in Office 2010 programs, see Save as PDF. To create and save PDF files when you use most Office 2007 programs, see 2007 Microsoft Office Add-in: Microsoft Save as PDF or XPS.

Applies To: Access 2013, Access 2007, Access 2010, Excel 2013, Excel 2007, Excel 2010, InfoPath 2013, InfoPath 2010, OneNote 2007, OneNote 2010, PowerPoint 2007, PowerPoint 2010, Publisher 2013, Publisher 2007, Publisher 2010, Visio 2013, Visio 2007, Visio 2010, Word 2007, Word 2010, Visio 2007 Standard, Visio Premium 2010, Visio Standard 2010, OneNote 2013, PowerPoint 2013, Visio

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