How to Remove Text from PDF using PDF Multitool? - ByteScout

How to Remove Text from PDF using PDF Multitool?

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Step by step guide:

1. In this tutorial we will show you how to remove text from your PDF file using the PDF Multitool. In this demonstration, we will only remove the first line of the paragraph in our sample PDF.

Source PDF File to Remove Text
Screenshot of the Source File

2. To get started, let’s open the sample PDF document in the PDF Multitool.

Open Sample PDF in PDF Multitool

3. On the explorer window, expand the Utilities folder, and click on Remove Text under the Edit PDF folder.

Open Remove Text Function

4. We can now select the text that we want to remove by drawing a rectangle over it. The PDF Multitool supports the removal of text in several areas of a PDF document.

Draw Rectangle Over Text To Remove

5. You can drag and resize the rectangle. You can remove the rectangle by pressing the Delete button on your keyboard. You can also right-click on the document and click on Reset Selection to start over. Let’s click on the Process Document button to save the PDF.

Reset Selection Function To Start Over

6. Excellent! We have successfully removed the first line of the paragraph in the PDF file. Below is a side-by-side comparison of the original sample PDF and the new PDF with removed text.

In this tutorial, we learned how to remove an entire line of text in a document. We also learned how to select, move around and reset the selection.

PDF File With Removed Text
Screenshot of the Source File and Output PDF File

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